|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/66 ; 222/640 ; 222/1466 ; 261/DIG ; 7|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 29 인용 특허 : 32|
The improved method and apparatus for dispensing carbonated water from a supply of cooled water includes thermal coaction of carbonator apparatus with a reservoir of cooled water, and includes a control system to inhibit water-pumping operation into the carbonator apparatus after the reservoir of cooled water is depleted.
Carbonator apparatus for operation on a bottled supply of water, the apparatus comprising: a liquid reservoir having a top opening for receiving a bottled supply of water therein for automatically refilling said reservoir from the bottled supply of water; means for cooling water in said reservoir to form a quantity of ice therein including means disposed to sense the thickness of said ice to maintain the quantity of ice within selected limits; carbonator means disposed in thermal relationship to the water in said reservoir to be cooled thereby; pumping m...