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Steven N Terranova, John S McSpadden: Remote banking during fueling. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, September 14, 2004: US06789733 (122 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method allowing customers to conduct a remote banking transaction at a fuel dispenser, including obtaining cash in association with the transaction at the dispenser or a common terminal in the dispenser forecourt. The system may include a cash dispenser at ...


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David L Kaehler, John S McSpadden, Timothy E Dickson, Anthony G Blake: Preconditioning a fuel dispensing system using a transponder. Marconi Commerce Systems, Coats & Bennett P L L C, July 18, 2000: US06089284 (120 worldwide citation)

A fuel dispensing system for providing dual-stage preconditioning and authentication for enhancing a fueling transaction. The system includes a fuel dispenser associated with a control system and a receiver adapted to receive signals, including a first indicia, from a remote communications unit of a ...


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John S McSpadden, Russel D Leatherman, Harold R Young: Programmable multiple blender. Kenneth Watov, Stefan J Klauber, David A Jackson, October 24, 1989: US04876653 (60 worldwide citation)

A system for blending low and high octane gasoline includes independent flow paths for each fuel between a supply source and a composite blend manifold and nozzle assembly, with the rate of flow of fuel in each flow path being under individual closed loop control, under an algorithm for comparing th ...


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Steven N Terranova, John S McSpadden: Remote banking during fueling. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, February 3, 2004: US06685089 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method allowing customers to conduct a remote banking transaction at a fuel dispenser, including obtaining cash in association with the transaction at the dispenser or a common terminal in the dispenser forecourt. The system may include a cash dispenser at ...


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G Frank Dye, John S McSpadden: Ultrasonic linear meter sensor for positive displacement meter. Gilbarco, Kenneth Watov, July 3, 1990: US04938054 (27 worldwide citation)

A positive displacement meter for measuring the volume of liquid dispensed over a given period of time includes at least one pair of pistons moving in counter opposition to one another within a pair of cylinders, an acoustical transducer located through a side wall of one of the cylinders, for trans ...


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Harold R Young, John S McSpadden, James R McMordie, Leon B Smith: Gasoline dispenser with valve control through an air gap. Gilbarco, Kenneth Watov, January 22, 1991: US04986445 (26 worldwide citation)

A gasoline dispenser system includes a housing with a first enclosure providing a safe area for mounting electrical apparatus, a second enclosure providing a hazaradous area for mounting fuel carrying apparatus, an air gap vapor barrier separating the first and second enclosures, at least one bifurc ...


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David L Kaehler, John S McSpadden, Steven N Terranova: Fuel blending using blend component octane levels. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, November 9, 1999: US05979705 (25 worldwide citation)

A fuel dispensing installation that includes first and second fuel tanks containing first and second fuels of different octane levels. The tanks are provided with first and second octane level sensors mounted in the first and second fuel tanks respectively for measuring fuel octane levels and genera ...


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Steven N Terranova, John S McSpadden: Cash back during dispenser transaction. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, July 27, 2004: US06766949 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method allowing customers to conduct a transaction at a fuel dispenser and obtain cash back in association with the transaction at the dispenser or a common terminal in the dispenser forecourt. The system may include a cash dispenser at the fuel dispenser, ...


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Kenneth L Pope, John S McSpadden: Linear sensing apparatus for positive displacement meter. Gilbarco, Kenneth Watov, November 1, 1988: US04781066 (25 worldwide citation)

Linear sensing apparatus for a positive displacement meter includes relative to each piston of the meter, an elongated rectangular member rigidly attached at one end to the top face of its associated piston, and carrying at its other end a multiwindowed member that reciprocates back and forth with m ...


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Phil Robertson, John S McSpadden, William P Shermer, Seifollah Nanaji: Fuel dispenser fuel meter error detection device, system and method. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, April 18, 2006: US07028561 (23 worldwide citation)

A flow switch used in conjunction with a fuel meter in a fuel dispenser to determine when fuel is flowing. A flow switch can only be activated if fuel is flowing through the flow path of the flow switch. If fuel is flowing as indicated by the fuel flow switch, but the meter is not registering fuel f ...