Cartridge Design - Dispensing

A project log for Pill Minder - Automatic Pill Dispenser

Automatic pill dispenser for the aging and forgetful

dthunesdthunes 04/29/2015 at 18:290 Comments

The cartridge dispensing method is still up in the air. We brainstormed 3 ideas - plastic film with holes, a rotating drum, and a reciprocating plate. In each of these designs, the cartridge has a tube which holds the pills and a dispensing mechanism (except the motor, which is part of the machine). Below are the initial concept drawings: