I used old dependable goody dispensing technology and ordered a wire Spiral spare part for a vending machine. After all, vending machines always deliver what was paid for! The one I ordered has a 3.25” diameter coil, and works well in 4” ABS pipes. Candy is fed from a 2-gallon Bucket bolted to a Toilet Flange, fed into a Sanitary T, with the Wire Spiral running in a pipe perpendicular to the bucket. I suggest using new parts and not salvaged ones.
The system is only allowed to rotate once by using a Plunger Activated Snap Action Switch. It’s a switch with a roller on it. If the roller is depressed the motor will keep running. When the switch hits a hole or divot the motor stops turning.
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