Automatic Tape Dispenser

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US patent number: 20080083487A1

An automatic tape dispenser for automatically dispensing and cutting a length of adhesive tape or other spooled material having adhesive on one or both sides stored on a roll by a user operating the dispenser single-handedly is provided, the dispenser comprising a housing including a cylindrical post for loading and receiving the roll of tape, at least one drive wheel for advancing the roll of tape, means for preventing the tape from jamming, and means for safely cutting the tape comprising a pair of scissor-like blades disposed at the opening of the housing through which the tape is dispensed.