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Publication numberUS2963333 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 6, 1960
Filing dateJan 14, 1957
Priority dateJan 14, 1957
Publication numberUS 2963333 A, US 2963333A, US-A-2963333, US2963333 A, US2963333A
InventorsLuis Mestre
Original AssigneeLuis Mestre
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Depositing machine
US 2963333 A
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L. MESTRE DEPOSITING MACHINE Dec. 6, 1960 11 Sheets-Sheet; 1

Filed Jan. 14, 1957 INVENTOR LUIS MESTRE.

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Dec. 6, 1960 Filed Jan. 14, 1957 L. MESTRE DEPOSITING MACHINE '11 Sheets-Sheet s INVENTOR LUIS MESTRE.

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Dec. 6, 1960 L. MESTRE DEPOSITING MACHINE 11 Sheets-Shet '1 Filed Jan. 14, 1957 INVENTOR LUIS MESTRE.

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1]. Sheets-Sheet 8 Dec. 6, '1960 L. MESTRE DEPOSITING MACHINE Filed Jan. 14. 1957 Dec. 6, 1960 1.. MESTRE 2,963,333

DEPOSITING MACHINE Filed Jan. 14, 1957 11 Sheets-Sheet 9 FIG. 12.

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Dec. 6, 1960 L. MESTRE DEPOSITING MACHINE ll Sheets-Sheet 10 FIG. I4.

Filed Jan. 14, 1957 v INVENTOR LUIS MES TRE. BY @ZZM ATTORNEYS.

Dec. 6, 1960 L. MESTRE 2,963,333

DEPOSITING MACHINE Filed Jan. 14, 1957 ll Sheets-Sheet 11 FIG. I8.

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United States Patent DEPOSITING MACHINE Luis Mestre, 305 E. 46th St., New York, NY.

Filed Jan. 14, 1957, Ser. No. 633,993

27 Claims. (Cl. 346-22) The invention relates to a depositing machine into which deposits are made and the deposit is transferred to a vault for safekeeping. Such depositing machines are oftentimes used at a bank so that a deposit can be made after the bank has closed. Evidence that a deposit has been made is provided by a tag which is dated and numbered by the machine. The machine has various forms of protective devices in order to assure that no one can misoperate the machine. The deposit is usually inserted in a container of any kind and a deposit bag is the usual form. The machine will operate just the same if the deposit is tied up into a package.

It is an object of the invention to construct a new and novel depositing machine providing protection against misoperation in making a deposit into the machine.

Another object is to construct a depositingmachine having a movable drawer or cabinet for delivering the deposit to the vault which drawer has an innerdoor at its outer or front end so that a completely enclosed drawer holds the deposit when being transferred to the vault.

A further object is as above in which the inner door is carried by the drawer.

Another object of the invention is to provide a depositing machine having a feeler which is projected into the drawer after the latter presumably has discharged the deposit for determining whether or not the deposit still remains in the drawer. I

A still further object is to construct a depositing machine having protective means which sets off a signal in the event a tag or ticket which is attached to the deposit bag has not been inserted into tag receiving position.

Another object is to provide a depositing machine with means responsive to a deposit passing from the drawer into the vault.

A further object is to provide a new and novel tag or ticket printing and numbering means.

Another object is to construct a depositing machine which delivers the severed part of a deposit tag into the machine in the event that the deposit is not delivered to the vault. y

A still further object is to construct a depositing machine having new and novel tag feeding means.

Other objects of the invention will be more apparent from the following description when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings showing a preferred embodiment of the invention in which:

Fig. 1 is a plan view of the machine;

Fig. 2 is a side elevation taken on line 2-2 of Fig. 1;

Fig. 3 is a side elevation of the other side of the machine taken on line 3-3 of Fig. 1;

Fig. 4 is a rear viewof the machine;

Fig. 4A is a detail view of the locking means and switch operator;

Fig. 4B is a detail view of the door lock;

Fig. 5 is a front view showing an outerdoor for the depositing machine and the tag or ticket delivery chute;

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Fig. 6 is a section through the forward or outer end of the machine;

Fig. 7 is a rear view of the tag feeding means;

Fig. 8 is a section through the casing and drawer or cabinet showing the drawer operating means and tiltable bottom, the tilted position being shown in dot-dash lines;

Fig. 9 is a detail view of a tag or ticket;

Fig. 10 is a side elevation of the tag sensing, printing, cutting and delivering means;

Fig. 10A is a detail view of the pivoted chute portion;

Fig. 11 is a detail view of the feeler operating mechanism taken on line 11-11 of Fig. 1;

Fig. 12 is a circuit diagram;

Fig. 12a is a partial circuit diagram which may be substituted for that portion of the circuit of Fig. 12 shown in dot-dash lines.

Fig. 13 is an illustrative partial view of the hinge for the outer door and a door operated switch connection;

Fig. 14 is a rear view of the tag sensing, cutting, printing and feeding means;

Fig. 15 is a detail view of the release means of the tag reject means taken on line 15-15 of Fig. 14;

Fig. 16 is a partial view of the pressure feed rolls for the tag taken from the rear;

Fig. 17 is a detail view taken on line 17-17 of Fig. 14 of an inking roll and its operating means;

Fig. 18 is a detail view taken on line 18-18 of Fig. 14 of the drive connection for the tag feed rolls;

Fig. 19 is a partial view of the tag feeding rolls and its driving connection;

Fig. 20 is a view taken on line 20-20 of Fig. 19 of a ratchet drive means for the feed rolls;

Fig. 21 shows details of a knife operating means for severing a tag and one of the tag pressure feed rolls, the view being taken on line 21-21 of Fig. 14;

Fig. 22 is a detail view taken on line 22-22 of Fig. 14 of another pressure tag feeding roll and the tag sensing means; and

Fig. 23 is a detail view taken on line 23-23 of Fig. 14 of the inking, printing and numbering means.

The machine is set in a wall W with the front panel and an outer door of the machine at the outer wall surface. The frame F of the machine includes any stationary part on which mechanism is mounted. The machine includes a motor 1 which drives a gear reduction unit 2 of any suitable form by a belt 3 and a release clutch 4. This clutch is of the type which disconnects the motor from the machine in the event that some parts become jammed. When the clutch disengages the lever 8 swings outwardly and opens switch 9 to stop the motor. This switch may swing to a contact 9a which lights a light. The gear reduction has a pinion 5 which drives a gear 6 carried on a main shaft 7.

The main shaft drives the machine which includes generally mechanism relating to a drawer or cabinet including an inner door operating mechanism, a drawer moving mechanism and a feeler mechanism. The main shaft also drives mechanism relating to the tag or ticket which is sensed, cut, printed and delivered.

The inner door operating mechanism includes a cam 10 secured to the main shaft 7. A gear segment 11 is pivotally mounted on the frame on a pivot 12. The gear segment carries a cam follower 13 to oscillate the gear,v

segment. The gear segment rotates a pinion 14 carried on a shaft 15 which shaft also carries a sprocket 16. This sprocket drives a chain 17 which engages a sprocket 18 carried by a shaft 19 on which shaft is secured a pair of pinions 20. Each of these pinions mesh with a rack 21 carried on an inner door 22. This inner door is slidable in a groove 23 preferably carried by a movable drawer 24 so that the door moves with the drawer. The movable illustrated mounted at all times on the drawer.

Upon operation of the machine, the main s'haft7 and the cam rotate through one revolution which oscillates the gear segment 11 and rotates the gears through'the chain 17 whereby the inner or sliding door moves down over the front of'the drawer and closes the same. 'The gears 20 are located below the top of the drawer so that when the inner door closes fully the opening into the drawer, the drawer withthe door closed moves away from the gears 20. Thedoor ismoved to open position after the drawer moves rearwardly and returns as will appear. It is for this reason that the cam has a relatively long dwell 10a, that is, the segment is operated and-held operated until the drawer moves rearwardly and returns forwardly before the cam return segment 11 is returned to initial position. The inner door passes through a slot26 in the casing.

Mechanism for moving the drawer 24 rearwardly is also driven from the main shaft 7. This mechanism includes a cam 27 secured to the main shaft 7. The cam pivots a gear segment 28 oscillatably mounted on a pivot 29 on the frame. 'The gear segment carries a cam follower 30' which engages the cam. The gear teeth 31 on the gear segment mesh with a pinion 32 carried on a shaft 33 mounted in the frame which shaft carries a gear 34. The gear 34 meshes with a rack 35 carried on the top surface of the drawer or cabinet 24. 'After the inner door has moved into closed position so that' it affords no obstruction to movement of the drawer, the'ca-m 27 operatesthe gear segment 28. Upon oscillation of the gearsegment'28, the gear 34 is'turned and" its'rotation moves the drawer rearwardlyand upon 'returnoscillation of the gearsegment '28 the drawer 'is moved forwardly to return to'its'initial' forward position. Any pressure exertcd onthejdrawer to push it'inwardly will not move the drawer since the cam opposes'such pressure.

Means 'are provided to empty the drawer when it reaches the end of its inner movement. This means includes a pivoted bottom or platform 38 (Fig. 8) for the drawer mounted upon pivots 39 carried by the side walls of the drawer. The pivoted bottom or a side flange forming a part thereof carries a cam follower 40 which engages in a cam slot'41 carried by the frame'or drawer casing at the end of the drawer movement. When the drawer reaches the end of its rearward movement, the pivoted bottom tilts so that a deposit bag'D thereon drops off of the platform. The drawer may be mounted on rollers 42 which ride in a track 43 for easy movement of the drawer.

When the drawer is returned to its initial forward position, feeler mechanism is operated to enter through the top of the drawer and casing and pass to the bottom of the drawer. If a deposit D or other obstruction remains on'the tilting platform or bottom the feeler detects it by not moving to the bottom. In other words, someone may attempt to practice a fraud on the machine by putting some adhesive on the pivoted bottom of the drawer so that the deposit bag does not slide off of the bottom when it is tilted and it remains in the drawer when it returns forwardly, after which the door of the deposit machine may be opened to recover the deposit. In order to protect against this type of fraud, the feelers go downwardly into the drawer to the bottom. If there is a deposit or any obstruction still in the drawer, the feelers do not go to the bottom and this sets off an alarm and the severed tag is deposited in the machine. It is not delivered to the depositor.

The feeler mechanism includes a'carn .47 carried on the main shaft 7 which operates a gear-segment 48 (Fig. 11) through a cam follower 49 carried by the segment and engaging the cam. Thegearsegment is piv- 4 oted to the frame on a pivot 50. The gear teeth 51 on the segment mesh with a gear or pinion 52 carried on a shaft 53 which also carries a sprocket 54 (Fig. 3). A chain 55 engages the sprocket 54 and also passes around a second sprocket 56 rotatably mounted on a shaft 57 and a third sprocket 58 rotatably mounted on a shaft 59. Sprockets 5'4 and 58 are spaced from each other and in the same vertical plane. The chain is attached to a feeler carrier 60 which.is slidably mounted on a slide 61, shown as a vertical bar, so that the carrier is guided vertically. The carrier carries feelers "62 which are a series of spaced rods whichpass through holes 63 in the casing and drawer so th'atthe feelers may be projected through the drawer cavityito the bottom or platform 38.

During the rotation of the main shaft 7 and after the drawer has been returned to its forward position, the cam 47 oscillates the gear segment 48 to turn the pinion 52 andthe sprocket 54. The chain is moved by the sprocket in onedirection and then returned and in so doing the feeler carrier 60 is moved downwardly to project the feelers 62 into the drawer cavity and return to their 'initial' position above the drawer. If there should be a deposit or obstruction within the drawer the feelers 62 are prevented from moving downwardly to the bottom with the result that the carrier does not engage a switch operator 64 and a switch 65 is not closed which switch has effects which will be described hereinafter.

The deposit is put in a bag to which a tag or ticket T preferably is attached. When the tag is attached to .the bag, mechanism is provided to sever a portion of the tag so that a part remains attached to the bag and the severed part is delivered to the depositor, or to the machine in the event something happens in the operation of the machine as will 'bedescribed. The severed part of the tag is dated and numbered. When the deposit is placed in the drawer, the'depositor projects the tag into 'a'chuteas will appear.

The gear segment 11 (Fig. 2) hasa lever 67 secured thereto or to the shaft 12 which is oscillated with the segment. This lever is connected with a link 68 and the link is connected with a lever 69 carried on a shaft or' pivot 70 mounted in the frame F below the drawer. The pivot 70 also operates suitable ticket severing means particularly shown as a knife. 'A knife operating lever 71 (Figs. 10 and'2l) secured to pivot 70 carries a pin 72 which is received in a slot 73 of'a link 74. This link 74 is connected with a knife 75 pivotally mounted on a pivot 76 for severing the tag at the top'of the chute and providing'a'receipt for the deposit. A spring 77 resiliently holds the knife blade in cutting position. The pin 72 hasone end of a spring 78 secured thereto'and the other end is secured to the link 74 so that the knife is operated through the tension of the spring whereby jamming of the knife is avoided. Should a piece of metal in some way come into the path of the knife, the spring 78 yields andcauses no damage. It is to be understood that it is not essential that the tag be attached to the deposit bag but it must be inserted into the chute in order to be stamped and delivered to the depositor. In such event a knife is not needed.

It is desirable that the deposit bag D also have a tag portion so that a number on this portion corresponds with a number on the receipt portion or tag delivered to the depositor. The full length'tag T has a pair of holes H which fit over prong means 82 carried by the pivoted bottom 38 of the drawer. The end of this tag is projected through a hole 83 through the bottom of the casing adja'cent'the forward edge of the drawer so that a substantial part of the tag extends into a tag chute means including chute 84. The severed portion of the tag is stamped with date and a number andnormally delivered to the delivery chute means or chute '85 (Fig. 10) where the depositor may receive it at the delivery opening 86. The prong means 82 project rearwardly so that when the bottom tilts, theyproject downwardly and do not impede the dumping of the bag off of the bottom into a vault.

Printing means is provided to date andnum'ber the tag or the severed portion of the whole tag T. The printing means (Fig. 23) includes any suitable numbering device 90 which has means for indexing a digit for each deposit or operation of the machine'so that each tag has its own number. This numbering device is carried on a lever 91 pivotally mounted on a pivot 92 carried by the frame. The lever carries a cam'follower 93 which engages a cam 94 mounted on a shaft 95. Prior to the movement of the printer into contact with the tag the printer is inked by, an inking roller 97 carried on a lever 98 pivoted on a pivot 99. The lever carries a cam follower 100 which engages a cam 101 mounted on the shaft 95. The two earns 94 and 101 are located with respect to each other so that the cam follower 100 for the inking rollerrides into its depression 101a in the cam 101-and sweeps the inking roller across the numbering and dating device and returns to initial position. Thereafter the cam follower 93 passes into its depression 94a in the cam 94 and the printing device 90 is pressed into contact with the tag by the spring 96 and the cam returns the printer to its initial position. The printing device passes through an opening 102 in the chute or channel 84 in which the ticket is suspended. Any suitable means may be used to index the printing device, the means shown being a pin 103 carried by a rod 104. A spring 105 secured to the inking roller lever 98 holds the cam roller in contact with its cam 101, and propels the inking roller across the printing means.

Means are provided to rotate the cams 94 and 101 (Fig. 3). Fastened to the gear segment 28 or its shaft 29 is a lever 109 having a pin 110 for connection with a link 111. This link carries a rack 112 which meshes with a ratchet wheel or pinion 113. To keep the rack in mesh with the pinion, a roller 114 is mounted on a pin 115 and engages the opposite side of the link. A ratchet pawl 116 is carried on a pin 117 secured to a disk 118. A spring 119 propels the pawl into the teeth of the pinion. When the link 111 and the rack 112 move to the right as shown in the figure, the ratchet pawl rides over the teeth of the pinion 113 so that no rotation of the disk occurs. On the return movement of the rack 112 to the left, the pawl is retained in the pinion teeth and the pinion rotates therewith which rotates the disk 118 in a clockwise direction. The disk 118 is secured to the shaft 95. On the return movement of the link 111, disk 118, shaft and cams 94 and 101 are rotated through one revolution to first ink the printer and thereafter 'to project the printer into contact with the tag to stamp the tag.

Means are provided to feed the tag or severed portion of the ticket through the tag chute or channel. This means, shown in Figs. 14-16 and l821, includes a lever 123 secured to the pivot or shaft 70. This lever is connected by a link 124 to a segmental gear 125 by a pin 122 which gear is pivotally mounted on a pivot 126. The gear teeth 127 of the segmental gear mesh with a pinion 128 rotatably mounted on a stud 129 which pinion is secured to a gear 130 and this gear meshes with a pinion 131 secured to a sleeve 132. A ratchet wheel 133 is secured to the sleeve 132 which ratchet wheel is engaged by a pawl 134 mounted on a pivot pin 135 which pin is carried by a disk 136'. A spring 137 is attached at one end to the pawl and its other end is attached to a pin 138 on the disk to hold the pawl in contact wtih the ratchet wheel teeth. The disk is secured to a shaft 140 which passes through sleeve 132 and serves as a bearing for the sleeve. The ratchet and pawl provides a one direction rotation for the shaft 140 on which are secured the tag feed rollers 139 and this rotation occurs on the return movement of the link 68.- The feed rollers 139 project through an opening into the tag chute or channel 84 so that they will contact with a tag in the channel. The tag feed is timed to operate after the knifehas severed the lower portion of the tag and after the tag has been printed.

A cooperating or pressure feed roll is provided for each of the driven feed rolls 139. One roll 143 (Figs. 21 and 22) is rotatably mounted on a pin 144 carried by a lever 145 which lever is pivotally mounted on a pivot 146 carried by the frame. A spring 147 having one end secured to the lever and the other to the frame normally propels the roll into contact with its driven feed roller 139. The other driven feed roller 139 has a pressure roller 149 cooperating therewith (Figs. 15 and 16) which roll is rotatably mounted on a pin 150 carried by a lever 151 which lever is pivotally mounted on the pivot 146. Secured to the lever 145 is a pivot sleeve and secured to lever 151 is a pivot sleeve 152, the adjacent ends of which sleeves carry cooperating spaced shoulders 153 so that when the roll 143 is pulled away from contact with its driven feed roll 139, the roll 149 is moved from its driving roll 139 but has some freedom provided by the space between the shoulders. This freedom enables each pressure roller to self-align on its driving feed roll 139. The pressure feed roll 149 is pulled towards its driven feed roll or into contact with a tag therebetween by a spring 154.

The feed roll 143 (Fig. 21) is moved away from cooperating contact with its driven feed roll 139 by a link 155 which has a slot 156 which slot receives a pin 157 carried by the lever 145. The link 155 is connected by a pin 158 with a lever 159 which is secured to the shaft 70. The slot is provided so that before operation of the machine this pressure feed roll is held away from the driven feed roll 139 so that the tag can be inserted between the rolls. In the first portion of the pivoting of the shaft or pivot 70 the end of the slot moves away from the pin 157 and the roll 143 is moved into driving contact with a tag between the rolls by the spring 147 and remains in driving contact until the last part of the return pivoting of the pivot 70. Initially the driven feed rolls are stationary and when the pressure rolls are moved into contact with the tag, they clamp the tag while being severed and printed after which the driven feed rolls are rotated to feed the tag downwardly in the chute.

Sensing means is provided to sense whether or not a ticket has been inserted and fully inserted into the tag chute 84. This sensing means includes a rod 163 (Figs.

10, 22, 23) which is slidably mounted in a 'holein the frame part 164 and the other end is slidably received in a block 165 carried by'the chute. This sensing rod is projected through holes in the walls of the chute 84. The sensing rod is normally propelled to the left in Fig. 22 by a spring 166 one end of which engages a frame part 164 and the other end engaging a pin 229 on the rod. The sensing rod is propelled to the right in order to withdraw the rod from the chute when the door is open so that a tag may be inserted in the chute. This means includes a lever 167 connected by a pin 168 with a bracket 169 carried by the sensing rod. The lever is secured to a pivot 170. This pivot projects to the side of the machine and has a lever 171 (Fig. 3) secured thereto. A link 172 is connected to the lever 171 by a pin 173. The upper end of this lever is connected to an arm 174 which arm is carried upon a pivoted lever 175 pivotally mounted on the frame on a pin 176. The lever and arm are pivoted by the closing of the outer door. This is accomplished by a link 179 (Fig. 13) which engages a cam 234 secured to or forming a part of the door 233. In this figure the door is in fact on a vertical pivot, however, it is shown on a horizontal pivot to illustrate its operation more clearly.

If there should be no tag in the tag chute 84, the sensing rod v163 passes through the chute and moves far enough to open a normally closed switch 177. The switch is opened by a pin 178 carried by the sensing rod 163. If there is a tag in the chute the sensing rod is ob-;

structed in its movement by the tag so that it does not move far enough to open theswitch 177. -This switch with another switch controlsadoor lock solenoid and the closing-of the switchto thetnotor as will appear.

The tag chute means below the feed rollers-has movable tag delivery means in the form of a pivoted section orchute 85 (Fig. which is pivotally mounted on a pivot pin 183 carried by the frame. Thislpivoted chute may be pivoted to a position so that the severed'part of the tag is delivered from chute 84 either to the-exit chute 85 or in the event that a part of the operation is defective into a receptacle 207 within the machine so that the depositor does not receivethe receipt or tag. The chute is shown inits normal or disconnected position in Fig. 10A and-in delivery position in Fig. l 0. The means for operating the pivoted chute section under the control of the feeler switch 65 includes a tag delivery solenoid 185, the armature 186 of which is connected to a link 187 which in turn is connected with a lever 188 mounted on a pin 189. The lever 188 has an arm 190 carrying a pin 191 which when pivoted counterclockwise as shown in the figure engages a cam 192 carried by a locking link 193. This cam has an inclined portion which is engaged first by the pin 191 and lifts the link. One end of the link is attached to the pivoted chute section through a lever 182 and the pin 194. The link 193 and hence the upper portion of the pivoted chute 85 is normallypropelled to the rightorforwardly by a spring 195 one'end of which issecured to the pin 196 and the other end is secured to the frame. The link 193 is held incontact with'thepin 191 by a-spring 181. The armatureis propelled tothe positionillustrated by a spring 180. Thelink 193 carries a locking lug 197 at the end thereof which engages in back ofa locking projection 198 fixed to the framea'nd holds th'e tag delivery means or pivotedchute'section in a rearward position as shown or aligned with chute 84 to-deliver the severed tag to the exit chute 85 and delivery opening 86. In the forward position of the upper part of the pivoted chute section, a part of the frame obstructs'the upper chute openingand disconnects the delivery chute from the chute 84 and the severed tag fa ls Within the machine such as in a receptacle'2 07. When the locking lug 197 is in front or to the right of the locking projection 198, the lug 197 abuts against the projection to hold the chute innon-delivery position and no one can reach up into the tagchute andforce the tag delivery means to its rearward "or connected position. The pin 191 engaging the inclined portion of the cam surface 192 lifts the link and its locking lug 197over the-loc ing projection 198 when the solenoid is energized.

The locking engagement'of the lug 197 rearwardly of the projection 198 is released through a pin 2111 (Fig. carried by the link 193 which pin proiects through a hole 200 in the frame F. This pin is engaged by the end'2'02 of a lever 203, theother end of which is connected bv a pin 204 to the lever 151 for the feed roll 149. This lever has an inclined slot 285 in which is received a pin 206 carried by the frame F. When the lever 151 is moved to the right (Fig. 15) the end 202 is raised to engage the pin 201 and thereby lift the end of the link 193 so that the lug 197 is released from locking engagement with the locking projection 198. The tag delivery means and the link 193 are returned to initial position by spring 195.

The restoration of the movable de ivery chute to initial positionaway from alignment with chute portion 84, or to return it to displaced position. should occur after the ticket has been severed and before completion of the cycle. The pressure roller 149 and its lever 151 is moved to the ri ht (Fig. 15) just before completion of the cycle and hence provides a convenient element to connect with to operate this i'eleaserneans.

- The tag delivery means preferably is 5 also controlled by means operated by the deposit bag when it is discharged from the drawer or bottomand'pas'sestoa vault. When the deposit bag drops off of the tilted bottom'of the drawer, it falls along a slide210. The bag operated means-includes a series of spacedmovable fingers 211 extending across the slide. The dis'charged bag moves them in a clockwise direction as shown in Fig. 3. The fingers are shown as pivotally mounted on a pivot 212 which carries a disk 213 having a fiat 213a which operates aswitch 214. The'switch 214 is a maintained contactswitch, that is, it has two positions and when moved to either position, the switch remains in that position until it is shifted to the'other position. The switch 214 is normally on contact 209 and is moved to one position closing the circuit with contact 208, (Fig. 12) when the link 111 moves to the right. This link moves at the proper time so it is a convenient element to operate switch 214. On this link there is carried a lever 220 mounted on a pivot215 which is propelled by a spring 217 against a stop 216 carried on the link 111. The lever carries a roller 218 which in its movement engages a push pin 219 and moves the same downwardly to shift or operate the switch 214 to contact 208. Upon the return movement of the link 111, the lever is not obstructed by the'stop so that it swings without depressing the push rod. The sensing rod performs its tag sensing operation upon closing of the outer door 233 as will be described. If the switch -65-is operated, the circuit is completed throughswitch 214 and the movable tag delivery chute is operated beforeswitch 214 is moved to contact 208. It is to be understood'that this bag depositmeans may control the tag delivery means alone if desired. Preferably, however, both controls are provided.

When a deposit or deposit bag passes t-he'finge'rs and moves or pivots them, the flat -213'a'on the disk returns the switch 214 to initial position on contact 209 which contact is connected with the tag delivery switch 65 (Fig. 12) andrestores this circuit for second operation. If no deposit passes the fingers,the switch remains on contact 208'and sets off an alarm as will be described.

After the sensing means or rod 163 has been projected into the tag chute 84'a'ndengaged a tag, means is provided to propel and hold the sensing rod out of the chute, and out of the way or away from contact with the tag immediately upon the beginning of the operation of the machine. This means is a link 223, Fig. 22, connected at one end by a pin 224 to lever which link is connectedat-its otherend'by a pin 225 to a lever 226 pivotally mounted ona pivot 227 carried by the frame. This lever-has an arm 228 which en'gagesa pin 229 on the sensing rod 163. When the pivot or shaft 70 is operated and releases the pressure feed rolls 143 and 149 and the lever 145 so that the spring 147 moves the lever 145 and the pressure feed roll 143 to the left into contact with the tag in the tag chute, the link 223 is moved to v the left therewith which propels the arm 228 in a clock wise direction in this figure. The arm 228 engages the pin 229 to move the sensing rod to the right and hence withdraw it from contact with a tag or from within the tag chute.

The depositing machine has an outer door 233 mounted on a hinge 234 (Fig. 5) which door is locked by a key lock 235. A late depositor has a key to open the outer door. This door also has an automatic door locking means including a bolt 236 which engages in a keeper 237 carried by the door. The bolt is moved into locking engagement with the keeper by a solenoid 238 connected with a lock lever 239 mounted upon a pivot 240'. This pivotoarries a lever 250 having a pin engaging the bolt and propels the latter into locking engagement with the keeper. The lever 239 has an arm 241 carryinga locking shoulder 242so that when the doorlocking solenoid isoperated'andthe bolt is'moved to locking position, a

paw1243 drops behind or engages the shoulder to hold the arm in-operated position and the bolt in locked position. The .pawl 243 ispropelledby aspi ing- 244 into engagement with the shoulder. This pawl is released from the shoulder 242 by a solenoid 245 which is connected with an arm 246 of the pawl. Upon energization of solenoid 245 and its release or lifting of the pawl, a spring 247 oscillates the arm 241 and the pivot 240 and lever 250 to withdraw the bolt 236 from on gagement with the keeper 237. The pawl then rests upon the periphery of the arm. The door may have an extension 248 which covers the tag exit chute and exit. To secure the severed tag the door is opened which opens the exit. Since there is no tag in the tag chute, the closing of the door after securing the tag does not operate the machine because the switch 177 for the tag sensing means is open.

The operation of the depositing machine will now be described with particular reference to the circuit diagram, Fig. 12. A depositor who wishes to make a deposit places it in a container or bag D which has a ticket T attached to the bag. With his key he unlocks the outer door lock 236, opens the outer door 233 and places the deposit bag on the bottom of the movable drawer. The opening of the door swings cam 234 to push rod 179 to the left Fig. 13 which raises arm 174 Fig. 3, and link 172 and moves the sensing rod out of the chute and holds it out so a tag may be inserted. The holes in the tag are placed over the projections 82 and the other or free end of the tag is projected into the tag chute 84. 'Merely closing of the outer door sets the machine into operation.

When the outer door is closed, the notch 232 in the door hinge allows the link 179 to be propelled to the right by spring 166 on the tag sensing means or rod. This movement pivots the lever 175 and its arm 174 in a counter-clockwise direction in Fig. 3. A starting switch 253 initiates the operation of the depositing machine and it is manually operated by the depositor. Preferably this starting switch is connected with the outer door in a position where it cannot be tampered with and is operated by the depositor manually closing the outer door. The movement of the lever 175 closes the starting or door switch 253, the result of which will be described more fully hereinafter. The freedom for pivoting of the arm 174 and movement to link 179 to the right enables the spring 166 to project the tag sensing means or rod 163 into the tag channel. If there is no tag in the chute then the switch 177 is opened before switch 253 is closed with the result that the door lock solenoid 238 is not operated. When this solenoid is not operated the motor switch 254 is not thrown to switch contact 261 or motor operating position and the motor and machine does not operate.

If a tag has been inserted into the tag chute so that the sensing rod is prevented from moving through the tag channel, the switch 177 remains closed so that when the door switch 253 closes, the door solenoid 238 is energized and it pivots the lever 239 and its aim 241 whereupon a latching means such as a pawl 243 pivots into engagement with the shoulder 242. Pivoting of lever 239 turns shaft 240 to throw the bolt 236 into the keeper 237. The pawl holds the door bolt 236 closed after the solenoid 238 is deenergized by shifting of switch 254 from contact 263. Pivoting of the pawl 243 (Fig. 4A) moves a pin 252 to shift the motor switch 254 to contact 261 from contact 263 to connect the motor with the power wires P and to break or open the circuit for the door lock solenoid 238. The outer door locking means is held in locked position by pawl 243 when the solenoid circuit is opened. The motor operates to close the inner door, move the drawer rearwardly and tilt the bottom so that the deposit falls out of the drawer, returns the drawer to its forward position, moves the drawer feelers into the drawer and withdraws them and raises the inner door.

In the operation of the machine it has been described that the switch 214 (Fig. 3) is moved to contact 268 (Fig. 12) in a circuit having an alarm solenoid 257. ..If

it? a deposit bag drops and pivots the fingers 21-1, the switch 214 is restored to its initial position to the contact 209 to reconnect the circuit including the drawer feeler switch 65 (Fig. 3) and nothing occurs at this moment. If, however, a deposit bag fails to drop, such as because it has been taped to the drawer bottom, the switch 214 remains on contact 208 in alarm position so that when the cam switch 255 (Figs. 2, 12) is closed by the cam projection 256 an alarm solenoid 257 is energized to move an alarm switch 258 to contact 262 and an alarm 259 is sounded. Switch 258 is of the maintained contact type and remains on contact 262 until moved to the other contact 267. Shifting of the alarm switch 258 to alarm position opens the circuit to the motor so that the motor cannot again be operated until someone with a master key turns the lock 260 (Fig. 5) and shaft 270 (Fig. 2). This shaft carries a fiat portion 272 which closes switch 269, to independently energize the door solenoid 245 which raises pawl 243 so that spring 247 withdraws bolt 236 from the keeper 237 and returns switch 258 to contact 267 When the drawer returns and the drawer feeler passes down into the drawer and there is nothing to obstruct the same, the drawer feeler switch 65 is closed and the tag solenoid 185 is energized and operated. This solenoid pivots the chute section or portion of the tag chute to delivery position, as shown in Fig. 10, connecting it with the fixed chute 84 and exit or delivery opening 86 and the deposito-r receives the severed tag portion as his receipt. This ticket has been dated and numbered by the printing mechanism. If anyone should attempt to defeat the machine by taping a deposit bag to the bottom and adding a dummy bag which pivots the fingers 211, then the feelers engage the deposit and are not fully depressed so that switch 65 is not closed and the severed ticket is deposited in the machine and is not delivered to the exit chute.

Just before the machine completes its operation and just before the main shaft 7 and the cam 47 have completed 360 of revolution a pin 264 on the cam engages the operator 265 of the switch 266 so that the door unlocking solenoid 245 is energized. Actuation of this solenoid swings the pawl 243 upwardly from in back of the shoulder 242 whereupon the spring 247 unlocks the door lock 236 and also restores the motor switch 254 to engage contact 263. The inertia of the machine carries the pin 264 past the operator 265 so that the switch 266 opens for the next operation of the machine.

If the alarm is given because of misoperation as previously described, an attendant applies a master key in the lock 260 whereupon the rod 270 is turned and the switch 269 is closed. This is in a shunt circuit to the door unlocking solenoid 245 so that energization of this solenoid unlocks the outer door and restores the machine to operative condition.

The movable drawer is broadly a deposit receiving means into which a deposit is made after which the deposit is discharged out of the receiving means into a suitable vault. Certain of the mechanisms such as the feeler means, the means operated by the deposit'bag, and the tag sensing, printing and delivery means have more general applicability irrespective of the specific form of the deposit receiving means.

Fig. 12a illustrates a portion of a circuit diagram which may be substituted for the portion of the circuit diagram of Fig. 12 enclosed in dot-dash lines. The operation is essentially similar to that of Fig. 12. Upon closing of the door switch 253, the circuit is completed through the motor switch 254 contact 263, tag feeler switch 177 and the door lock solenoid 238 is energized to lock the door and to throw switch 254 to contact 261. This closes the circuit through alarm switch 258 to the motor 1 and it operates the machine as previously described. If there is no ticket in the ticket slot, switch 1 1 177 is opened and the door lock solenoid and the machine does not operate.

If there has been no deposit placed in the drawer the back fingers 211 are not operated so that switch 214 remains on contact 208. When the cam switch 255 is closed, the alarm solenoid 257 is energized to throw switch 258 to contact 262 and the alarm is set off and continues until an authorized person operates the key switch 269. Operation of switch 258 disconnects the motor and the machine stops. Alarm switch 258 is restored to contact 267 when the key switch 269 is operated as previously described.

This invention is presented to fill a need for improvements in a depositing machine. It is understood that various modifications in structure, as well as changes in mode of operation, assembly, and manner of use, may and often do occur to those skilled in the art, especially after benefiting from the teachings of an invention. This disclosure illustrates the preferred means of embodying the invention in useful form.

What is claimed is:

1. A depositing machine with which a container such as a deposit bag is used comprising an outer door, a drawer in back of the outer door and mounted for rearward and forward movement and having at least a rear wall and a bottom and an open forward end, means pivotally mounting the bottom on the drawer, means connected with the drawer to move the same, means operable when the drawer reaches the end of its rearward movement to tilt the bottom, an inner door at the forward end of the drawer and mounted for sliding movement for closing and opening movement, and means connected with the inner door to close the same before the rearward movement of the drawer and to open the same after its return.

2. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including means carried by the drawer for mounting the inner door on the drawer at the forward open end thereof.

3. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including feeler means mounted for movement into the drawer, means connected with the feeler means to move the same into and out of the drawer after the return movement of the drawer, tag chute means directing the tag to one part including an exit opening at the front of the machine and a receptacle within the machine, the tag chute means including a movable tag delivery means, and means operated by the feeler means upon completion of its downward movement to control the movement of the tag delivery means.

4. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including deposit bag operated means positioned to be operated by a bag leaving the tilted bottom, tag chute means directing the tag to one of an exit opening at the front of the machine and a receptacle Within the machine, the tag chute means including a movable tag delivery 'means, means to operate the tag delivery means, and means controlled by the bag operated means to controlthe actuation of the tag delivery operating means.

5. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including feeler means mounted for movement into the drawer, means connected with the feeler means to move the same into and out of the drawer after the return movement of the drawer, deposit operated means positioned to be operated by a deposit leaving the tilted bottom, tag chute means directing the tag to one of an exit opening at the front of the machine and a receptacle Within the machine, the tag chute means including a movable tag delivery means, means to operate the tag delivery means, and means operated by the deposit operated means and by the feeler means to control the operation of the tag delivery means.

"'6. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including a drivinglmotor, means operable upon failure of the inner door to-close to disconnect the motor from the'means for closing the inner door.

7. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including-a casing havingtop, sides iandabottom in whichthe drawer is mounted in forward position, a tag chute extending from the bottom of the casing adjacent the forward vend of the drawer bottom and having a printing opening, printing means mounted to be projected into the opening in the chute, and means to operate the printing means.

8. A depositing machine as in claim 7 including prong means carried by the bottom of the drawer adjacent the front end thereof and adapted to receive a tag, tag severing means mounted for movement across the chute, and means to operate the severingmeans before the drawer moves rearwardly.

9. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including a tag chute extending from the bottom of the casing adjacent the front end of the drawer, prong means carried by the bottom of the drawer adjacent the front end thereof and adapted to receive a tag, tag severing means mounted for movement across the chute, and means to operate the severing means before the'drawer moves rearwardly.

10. A depositing machine as in claim 1 including a tag chute adjacent to the forward end of the drawer, tag sensing means movable into and out of the chute, means operated by the closing of the outer door to move the sensing means into the chute, means to withdraw the sensing means from the chute and means operated by the sensing means when a tag is absent from the chute to prevent operation of the machine.

11. A depositing machine as in claim 10 including tag feeding means extending into the chute including rotat ing feed roll means and pressure roll means mounted for movement into and away from the chute, means to rotate the feed roll means, operating means to move the pressure roll means into and away from the chute,.and the means to move the sensing means from the chute being connected with the operating means for the pressure roll means.

12. A depositing machine as in claim 10 including prong means carried by the bottom of the drawer adjacent to the front end thereof and adapted to receivea tag, tag severing means mounted for movement into the chute, and means to operate the tag severing means.

13. A depositing machine as in claim 11 including prong means carried by the bottom of the drawer adjacent to the front end thereof and adapted to receive a tag, tag severing means mounted for movement into the chute, and means to operate the tag severing means before the tag feeding means.

14. A depositing machine with which a container such as a deposit bag is used comprising a manually operated outer door, a drawer in back of the outer door and mounted for rearward and forward movement and having at least a rear wall and a bottom and an open forward end, means pivotally mounting the bottom on the drawer, operating means connected with the drawer to move the same, means operable on the rearward movement ofthe drawer to tilt the bottom, an inner door at the forward end of the drawer and mounted for closing and opening movement, operating means connected with the inner door to close the same before the rearward movement of the drawer and to open the same after its return, a motor connected with the drawer operating means and the inner door operating means, a motor circuit, locking means for the outer door, a solenoid connected with the locking means to move it to locking position, a solenoid circuit, switch means connectable with one of the circuits for the solenoid and for the motor, means connected with the switch means to move the same to and from connection with the .motor circuit and the solenoid circuit including the solenoid actuation of which moves the switch means to the motor circuit, and a depositoroperated switch in series with the switch means to energize the solenoid and thereafter the motor.

15. A depositingmachine as in claim 14 in which the depositor 'operated'switch is connected with the outer manages door and is closed and opened with the closing and open ing of the door.

16. A depositing machinz as inclaim 14 including a latch connected with the locking means to hold the same in locked position, a solenoid connected with the latch to release the same, and a latch solenoid switch operated to closed position by the machine after completion of all operations to unlock the locking means, and the switch means being connected with the latch means.

17. A depositing machine as in claim 14 including a tag chute adjacent the forward end of the drawer, sensing means mounted for movement into and out of the chute, means connected with the outer door to move the sensing means into the chute, and a switch in the solenoid circuit which is opened by the sensing means when a tag is not in the chute.

18. A depositing machine as in claim 14 including a tag chute adjacent the forward end of the drawer, including tag delivery means mounted for movement to deliver a tag to one of an exit and a receptacle within the machine, a solenoid connected with the delivery means to operate the same to exit position, feeler means mounted for movement into and out of the drawer, operating means for the feeler means connected with the motor to move the feeler means, and a switch operated by the feeler means at the end of its movement into the drawer and connected with the delivery means solenoid.

19. A depositing machine as in claim 14 including a tag chute adjacent the forward end of the drawer, tag delivery means mounted for movement relatively to the chute to deliver a tag to one of an exit and a receptacle within the machine, a solenoid connected with the delivery means to operate the same to exit position, a switch connected with the delivery means solenoid, bag operated means positioned to be operated by a bag leaving the tilted bottom and connected with the delivery means solenoid switch to close the same.

20. A depositing machine as in claim 19 including a locking projection carried by the frame and having opposite sides, a connecting link pivotally connected with the tag delivery means and carrying a locking lug which abuts one side of the locking projection when the delivery means is away from exit position, the solenoid for the delivery means being connected with the connecting link to lift the locking lug above the locking projection, means connected with the connecting link to lift the same and release the locking lug from the locking projection, and a spring connected with the tag delivery means to restore the same and the connecting link to initial position.

21. A depositing machine as in claim 14 including a tag chute adjacent the forward end of the drawer, tag delivery means mounted for movement relatively to the chute to deliver a tag to one of an exit and a receptacle within the machine; a solenoid connected with the delivery means to operate the same, an alarm, an alarm solenoid, a second switch means connectable with one of the delivery means solenoid and the alarm solenoid, means connected with the second switch means to connect the same with the alarm solenoid upon operation of the machine, and deposit operated means positioned to be operated by a deposit leaving the tilted bottom to shift the second switch means to the tag delivery means solenoid.

22. A depositing machine as in claim 21 including feeler means mounted for movement into the drawer; feeler operating means moving the feelers into and out of the drawer-after its forward movement, and a feeler means switch connected in the tag delivery solenoid circuit and operated to closed position upon full movement of the feeler means.

23. A depositing machine with which a container such as a deposit bag is used comprising a frame, a manually operated outer door mounted on the frame, deposit receiving means in back of the outer door to receive and deliver a deposit bag into a vault, means mounting the "14 deposit receiving means for movement on the frame, operating means connected with the deposit, receiving means including a motor, a motor circuit, locking means for the outer door, a solenoid connected with the locking means to move it to locking position, a solenoid circuit, switch means connectable with one of the circuits for the solenoid and for the motor, means to move the switch means to and from connection with the motor circuit and the solenoid circuit including the solenoid actuation of which moves the switch means to the motor circuit, a depositor operated switch in series with the switch means to energize the solenoid, a tag chute adjacent the deposit receiving means, sensing means mounted for movement into and out of the chute, means connected with the outer door to move the sensing means into the chute, and a switch in the solenoid circuit which is opened by the sensing means when a tag is not in the chute.

24. A depositing machine with which a container such as a deposit bag is used comprising a frame, a manually operated outer door mounted on the frame, deposit receiving means in back of the outer door to receive and deliver a deposit bag into a vault, means mounting the deposit receiving means for movement on the frame, operating means connected with the deposit receiving means including a motor, a motor circuit, locking means for the outer door, a solenoid connected with the locking means to move it to locking position, a solenoid circuit, switch means connectable with one of the circuits for the solenoid and for the motor, means to move the switch means to and from connection with the motor circuit and the solenoid circuit including the solenoid actuation of which moves the switch means to the motor circuit, a

depositor operated switch in series with the switch means to energize the solenoid, a tag chute adjacent the forward end of the deposit receiving means including tag delivery means mounted for movement to deliver a tag to one of an exit and a receptacle Within the machine, a solenoid connected with the delivery means to operate the same to exit position, feeler means mounted for movement into and out of the deposit receiving means, operating means for the feeler means connected with the motor to move the feeler means, and a switch operated by the feeler means at the end of its movement into the deposit receiving means and connected with the delivery means solenoid.

25. A depositing machine with which a container such as a deposit bag is used comprising a frame, a manually operated outer door mounted on the frame, deposit receiving means in back of the outer door to receive and deliver a deposit bag into a vault, means mounting the deposit receiving means for movement on the frame, operating means connected with the deposit receiving means including a motor, a motor circuit, locking means for the outer door, a solenoid connected with the locking means to move it to locking position, a solenoid circuit, switch means connectable with one of the circuits for the solenoid and for the motor, means to move the switch means to and from connection with the motor circuit and the solenoid circuit including the solenoid actuation of which moves the switch means to the motor circuit, a depositor operated switch in series with the switch means to energize the solenoid, a tag chute adjacent the forward end of the drawer, tag delivery means mounted for movement relatively to the chute to deliver a tag to one of an exit and a receptacle within the machine, a solenoid connected with the delivery means to operate the same to exit position, a switch connected with the delivery means solenoid, bag operated means positioned to be operated by a bag leaving the deposit receiving means and connected with the delivery means solenoid switch to close the same.

26. A depositing machine with which a container such as a deposit bag is used comprising a frame, a manually operated outer door mounted on the frame, deposit receiving means in back of the outer door to receive and 15 deliver a deposit bag into a vault, means mounting the deposit receivingmeans for movement on the frame, operating means connected with the deposit receiving means including a motor, amotor circuit, locking means for the outer door, a solenoid connected with the locking means to move itto locking position, a solenoid circuit, switch means connectable with one of the Icircuitsfor the solenoid and for the motor, means to move the switch means to andfrom connection with the motor circuit and the solenoid circuit including the solenoid actuation of which moves the switch means to the motor circuit, a depositor operated switch in series with the switch means to energize the solenoid, a tag chute adjacent the forward end of the deposit receiving means, tag delivery means mounted for movement relatively to the chute to deliver a tag toone of an exit and a receptacle within the'machine, a solenoid connected with the delivery means to operate the same, an alarm, an alarm solenoid, a second switch means connectable with'one of the delivery means solenoid and the alarm solenoid, means connected with the second switch means to connect the same with the alarm solenoid 16 upon operation of the. machine, .and deposit operated means positioned to be operated by a deposit leaving the deposit receiving means to shift the second switch means to the tag delivery means solenoid.

27. A depositing machine as in claim 26 including feeler means mounted for movement into the deposit receiving means, feeler operating means moving 'the feelers into and out of the deposit receiving means after its forward movement, and a feeler means switch connected in the tag delivery solenoid circuit and operated to closed position upon full movement of the feeler means.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification109/24.1, 194/203, 340/570, 312/271, 346/22, 109/46, 232/18, 232/44
International ClassificationG07D11/00
Cooperative ClassificationG07D11/0096
European ClassificationG07D11/00M4