Snack machine

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FIG. 1 is an enlarged isometric view of a snack machine showing our new design.

FIG. 2 is a top view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a bottom view of a variation thereof.

FIG. 5 is an enlarged side view thereof.

FIG. 6 is an enlarged cross-sectional view taken through line 6-6 of FIG. 2 thereof; shown separately for clarity of illustration.

FIG. 7 is an enlarged rear view thereof.

FIG. 8 is an enlarged front view thereof; and,

FIG. 9 is an enlarged cross-sectional view taken through line 9-9 of FIG. 2 thereof; shown separately for clarity of illustration.

The example is shown with a transparent lid to more easily view the internal components. The variation shown in Fig. 4 being identical to that shown in FIG. 3 except for the addition of an induction heat element such as a stainless steel disk. In one example the Induction Heat Element is a Stainless Steel Disc. The induction heat element in one example is a thin disc provided to allow the induction micro-waves to transfer heat through to the ingredients inside the apparatus.


The ornamental design for a snack machine, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited

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Patent History

Patent number: D753429
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 5, 2014
Date of Patent: Apr 12, 2016
Assignee: Zippy Pop Inc. (Blaine, WA)
Inventors: Andre Dean Cloutier (Blaine, WA), Debra Lynne Sasken-Duff (Blaine, WA)
Primary Examiner: Ricky Pham
Application Number: 29/501,635


Current U.S. Class: D7/325; D7/354; D7/361