Volatile material dispenser

  • US 10,764,963 B2
  • Filed: 10/07/2016
  • Issued: 09/01/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/07/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A volatile material dispenser, comprising:

  • a housing configured to receive a refill containing a volatile material and a wick, the housing including a first cavity supporting a heater and a second, separate cavity supporting a fan for dispersing a vapor plume of the volatile material, anda chimney between an upper, interior surface of the housing and an upper surface of the heater,wherein the housing includes an aperture through which the vapor plume exits the housing,wherein the housing includes a plurality of openings through which air from the fan is directed across the vapor plume, the aperture being located in the housing to be laterally within an arc defined by the plurality of openings, andwherein the dispenser is configured such that, when the refill is received within the housing, the upper surface of the heater is disposed nearer the aperture than a distal end of the wick and a radial gap is formed between the heater and the wick.

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