Vending Services And How To Know A Bad Vending Machine
All Vending machines are supposed to process request after a payment has been done either through coins or paper money or any other methods. If the machines are not subjected to regular Vending Services faults such as mistiming can occur. Mistiming is a situation where a customer purchases one product but the machine vends two or three products. This should call for attention.
Vending machines is an enclosed unit with its back most of the time against the wall. If you find any other exposed wires either on the front or on the sides, this could be a sign of a rip off or damages or tampering that would adversely affect the functioning of the machine. This can also cause hazard to the user to an extent of cuts or electric shocks or both.
It is advisable to check on the company that is supplying the Vending Machines and their frequency of offering Vending Services. Due to negligence some vending machines may vend products in irregular patterns. There are times when it functions well and other times it produces multiples of the purchased products. This is a sure sign that the Vending Machine is bad. We ensure continuous check to avoid such incidences and loss to our clients.
Vending machines are designed either to dispense product though insertion of a coin or a note or by just pressing the button especially in offices where its not meant for any commercial purposes. For commercial vending machines, rejecting of cash either in coin form or paper can be attributed to a faulty machine but this should not be confused with a wrinkled note, wrong denomination or even coins that are not of the value indicated. Any other case is a cause of alarm.
Vending machines can experience jams. That is after order and pressing the button; nothing happens or the product does not eventually exit to the drop off. People would hit it to unlock the jam but that is not always the case. At times a mere knock on the side can trigger vending of one product or multiples of it. That is a sign of a faulty vending machine. Our Vending Services department ensure all vending machines are checked for such irregularities.
Vandalism can cause failure or malfunction of a vending machine especially when people device way of defecting its proper function to benefit from its malfunction i.e swiping a card and pressing the refund button to get both the product and the refund. This will eventually lead to a faulty machine. In this case the card can give wrong information like card invalid or no cash or even no response.
Other ways of knowing a faulty vending machine is when it takes long to vend, have strange quacking sounds, have irregular patterns or vending time then the machine has a problem. Vending machines have a normal sound pattern when processing a Vending order and should not be confused with sound of faulty internal mechanisms. Immediate call for Vending Services is required in such cases.