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Richard J Mehus, John E Thomas, Thomas J Batcher: Method and apparatus for mass based dispensing. Ecolab, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, April 10, 2007: US07201290 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dispensing of a product based on weight as a load cell (22) which supports a structure holding the product (20a) to be dispensed. The weight of the product (20a) that is dispensed is determined by use of a controller (23).


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Richard J Mehus, John E Thomas, Thomas J Batcher: Method for mass based dispensing. Ecolab, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, February 22, 2011: US07891523 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dispensing of a product based on weight as a load cell (22) which supports a structure holding the product (20a) to be dispensed. The weight of the product (20a) that is dispensed is determined by use of a controller (23).


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Richard J Mehus, Thomas J Batcher, Henry J McCarrick: Method and apparatus for mass based dispensing. Ecolab, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, March 1, 2011: US07896198 (47 worldwide citation)

A dispenser (200) dispenses an amount of concentrate using a diluent to form a use solution. The dispenser (200) includes a housing (201) having a cavity. A product holder (210) is positioned to support the concentrate in the cavity of the housing (201). A load cell housing (207) is operatively supp ...


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Louis M Holzman, Thomas J Batcher: Capacitive sensing monitor and method therefore. Ecolab, Merchant & Gould P C, April 26, 2005: US06885306 (16 worldwide citation)

A monitor for monitoring presence or absence of a liquid product in a system for pumping the liquid product from a supply through tubing. A capacitive sensor is coupled to the outside of the tubing at a sensing location having an inlet and an outlet, the capacitive sensor being responsive to the pre ...


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John E Thomas, Thomas J Batcher: Apparatus and method of creating a use solution with a low dilution rate. Ecolab, IPLM Group P A, March 29, 2005: US06871674 (2 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for creating a use solution of a concentrate diluted, with a dilution rate of not more than 1:130, into a diluent flowing under pressure in a line. A normally-closed, user activatable valve is operatively coupled in the line allowing the diluent to flow in the line upon user activation. ...


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Thomas J Batcher: Monitoring performance of a warewasher. Ecolab, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, October 14, 2008: US07437213 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and system for collecting information associated with warewashing activities is disclosed. Articles to be cleaned by a warewasher are placed in racks designed to fit inside a wash chamber of the warewasher. Each rack is assigned a unique identifier (ID). No two racks are associated with the ...


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Richard J Mehus, John E Thomas, Thomas J Batcher, Bryan A Maser, Michael N Shulman: Methods of dispensing. ECOLAB, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, June 28, 2016: US09376306

Methods of dispensing an ingredient and measuring an amount of the ingredient dispensed, e.g., at a customer's location usually as the ingredient is used by the customer, in order to improve the dispensing process by adjusting future dispense cycles, accurately dispensing the ingredient, predicting ...


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John E Thomas, Robert J Plantikow, Thomas P Berg, Thomas J Batcher, Daniel F Brady, Scott T Russell, Terrence P Everson: Solid product dispenser. Ecolab USA, Andrew D Sorensen, Laura C DiLorenzo, September 20, 2011: US08020578

A dispenser (10) uses first and second flow controls (70, 73). The flow controls maintain first and second flow ranges independent of diluent pressure within a pressure range, wherein the use solution's concentration is maintained over the pressure range. A third flow control (75) may also be utiliz ...


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John E Thomas, Thomas J Batcher: Apparatus and method of creating a use solution with a low dilution rate. Iplm Group Pa, October 28, 2004: US20040211483-A1

An apparatus for creating a use solution of a concentrate diluted, with a dilution rate of not more than 1:130, into a diluent flowing under pressure in a line. A normally-closed, user activatable valve is operatively coupled in the line allowing the diluent to flow in the line upon user activation. ...


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Thomas J Batcher: Monitoring performance of a warewasher. Ecolab, Merchant & Gould PC, May 6, 2004: US20040088075-A1

A method and system for collecting information associated with warewashing activities is disclosed. Articles to be cleaned by a warewasher are placed in racks designed to fit inside a wash chamber of the warewasher. Each rack is assigned a unique identifier (ID). No two racks are associated with the ...