Serrated Shelves Patents (Class 232/63)
  • Patent number: 8616359
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a security grate for limiting access to a coin bin is disclosed. The security grate comprises a plurality of generally parallel upper slats and a plurality of generally parallel slats disposed below the upper slats. The plurality of first slats receives coins and directs coins moving under the force of gravity in a first direction. The plurality of lower slats receive coins from the upper slats and direct the coins moving under the force of gravity in a second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Cummins-Allison Corp.
    Inventors: Steve Bochonok, Mark C. Munro, John R. Blake
  • Patent number: 4930631
    Abstract: A receptacle for the deposit, storage and ultimate disposal of disposable medical implements includes a containment member for storing a plurality of implements and a top assembly securable to the containment member for forming the top portion of the receptacle. The top assembly includes an opening for receiving implements, a guide member depending angularly downwardly from one edge of the opening and a back-drop/stop member depending downwardly from the opposite side of the opening, with the distal edges of the back-drop/stop member and guide member defining a slot-like gap wide enough to permit implements of predetermined size to pass in a horizontal orientation into the containment portion. In one embodiment, a closure member is pivotally mounted to the top member, preferably, integrally with the top member, by a reduced thickness web which forms a "living hinge" attachment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 1989
    Date of Patent: June 5, 1990
    Inventor: John Bruno
  • Patent number: 4616776
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a receptacle for collection of monies on a mass location basis. Though use of the present invention, money can be safely collected on a mass location basis without the necessity of an individual attendant at each collection site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 1985
    Date of Patent: October 14, 1986
    Inventors: Scott Blumenthal, George Beacon