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1. (WO2018099900) DOSING DEVICE AND SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/099900    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/080630
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 29 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: D06F 39/02
A47L 15/44
Applicants: RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH B.V.
Inventors: FLETCHER, Henry Matthew Lawrence
MIDDLETON, Max William
PRYOR, Colin
BURGE, Simon
DILLON, Charles Kevin
SMITH, Iain Christopher
VILHAUER, Mike Andrew
FRY, Thomas Murray
WELLS, Rosanna Elizabeth
PFLUG, Joerg Peter
HEPPERT, Kai Werner
Title: DOSING DEVICE AND SYSTEM
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a dosing device (10) or system for dispensing a plurality of tablets (1), which each comprise at least one active ingredient for an automatic washing process, into an automatic washing machine, wherein the dosing device or system is for dispensing one or more, but not all, of the plurality of tablets at once into the automatic washing machine, wherein the dosing device or system comprises: a container (12) for storing the plurality of tablets, wherein the container comprises an exit port; an outlet for delivering the one or more tablets from the container into the automatic washing machine; a metering mechanism located between the exit port of the container and the outlet, wherein the metering mechanism comprises a wheel (66) which is rotatable between a first position, in which the one or more tablets are receivable from the exit port, and a second position in which the one or more tablets are deliverable to the outlet.