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1. (WO2017040232) SHEET PRODUCT DISPENSER WITH PRODUCT LEVEL GAUGE SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040232    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/048826
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 27 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A47K 10/36
Applicants: GPCP IP Holdings LLC
Inventors: KOBS, Stephen Russel
GOLTZ, Ryan Anthony
Title: SHEET PRODUCT DISPENSER WITH PRODUCT LEVEL GAUGE SYSTEM
Abstract:
An example sheet product dispenser includes a housing, a first roll holder, and a second roll holder. A first roll of sheet product is positioned on the first roll holder and assigned as a primary roll and a second roll of sheet product is positioned on the second roll holder and assigned as a secondary roll. A dispensing mechanism is configured to dispense sheet product from at least one of the first roll and the second roll. A sensor is configured to sense measurement data associated with the primary roll, including sensing when the primary roll rotates to dispense and measuring the diameter of the primary roll. A data communication device is in communication with the sensor and configured to transmit the measurement data. A controller is configured to determine situational information regarding the sheet product dispenser and provide corresponding alerts to users regarding the situational information and measured data.