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William C Dobson, David C Belongia: Vegetable cutting device. The West Bend Company, Russell L McIlwain, June 1, 1993: US05216031 (12 worldwide citation)

A vertically extending base of rectangular cross section with an upwardly opening compartment therein is telescopically received within the similarly configured downwardly opening chamber of an overlying housing. The upper end of the base removably mounts a cutter plate. The top panel of the housing ...


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David C Belongia, Annette T Klein: Automatic breadmaker with plural kneading members. The West Bend Company, Jansson & Shupe, November 7, 1995: US05463937 (11 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automatic breadmaker having a pan which is longer than it is wide. Such pan has a pair of pivot-mounted collapsible kneading members spaced horizontally along the bottom of the pan. Each kneading member is coupled to a separate drive shaft extending up through the pan bottom and both ...


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Donald E Thies, Stephen A Bender: Heating device for a small appliance. The West Bend Company, Jansson & Shupe, July 29, 1997: US05651905 (10 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a new heating device for an appliance such as a coffee urn. Such device has a main heating element and a spaced-apart warming element, both of which are embedded in a common casting. The device may be mounted to and removed from an appliance as a single unit and when mounted, the main h ...


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David C Belongia, Annette T Klein: Automatic breadmaker with laterally-opening wide door. The West Bend Company, Jansson & Shupe, February 27, 1996: US05493955 (10 worldwide citation)

An automatic breadmaker has a floor, enclosing surfaces and a door which form the oven chamber. The door swings horizontally to create a front opening extending substantially to the oven floor, thus facilitating "wide-side" insertion and removal of the baking pan. When closed, the door extends upwar ...


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Schmitt Arthur J, Spaeth Lloyd H: Portable humidifier. The West Bend Company, May 1, 1973: US3730497 (9 worldwide citation)

A lightweight inexpensive portable humidifier has an air coupling drive between a motor driven fan and a louvered wheel carrying a filter. A fan housing directs the flow of air from the fan to a restricted area of the filter and louvered wheel. Part of the air goes through the filter and then to the ...


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David C Belongia: Water distiller with improved automatic shutoff feature. The West Bend Company, Michael Best & Friedrich, December 28, 1999: US06009238 (7 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a water distiller of the type having a raw water container, a heater for boiling water in the container and a thermostat for disabling the heater. In the improvement, the container includes a water cavity having a upper perimeter around a panel and the heater is mounted in heat-transfer ...


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Michael A Mahood: Circuit and method for controlling electrical heater in a distiller. The West Bend Company, October 21, 1997: US05679274 (7 worldwide citation)

The disclosure involves a countertop distiller for home use. Such distiller is of the type including a condensing coil and an electrically-powered water heater. A method for controlling power flow to the heater includes the steps of activating a timer circuit to energize the heater, increasing the t ...


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David C Belongia, Annette T Kruepke: Automatic breadmaker with interior lamp. The West Bend Company, Jansson & Shupe, October 29, 1996: US05568764 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automatic breadmaker of the type having an oven chamber for baking bread. The chamber is formed by a floor and wall members, including top, front, rear and side wall members. The breadmaker also has a pan in the oven chamber for containing a bread product. The improvement comprises a ...


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David C Belongia, Sally K Cashin: Can crusher with safe entry and discharge chutes. The West Bend Company, Jansson & Shupe, October 10, 1995: US05456166 (5 worldwide citation)

A can crusher is provided with a can feed hopper having an open inlet at the top of the can crusher through which opening a plurality of cans may be inserted one after another to fill the hopper. Sequentially, each can falls by gravity into a crushing compartment where a power-driven ram crushes the ...


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Simon Yiu Chung Liu, Cheng Yue Chun: Bread slicing guide with foldaway storage feature. The West Bend Company, Jansson & Shupe, August 5, 1997: US05653154 (5 worldwide citation)

The new bread slicing guide includes a base member and a pair of guide members mounted with respect to the base member for pivoting movement about respective pivot axes. The pivot axes are under the base member so that the guide members may be folded toward and substantially against one another for ...



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