|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||210/741 ; 210/774 ; 210/137 ; 210/175|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 10|
Apparatus and methods for converting a bottled water dispenser for use with a continuous source of water are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, means for reducing the pressure and filtering the continuous source of water are provided. In a most preferred embodiment, the apparatus is configured to substantially reside within the existing dispenser apparatus, thus eliminating the need for bottled water. A housing is provided which contains a filter in an upper portion thereof, the lower portion shaped to conform to an existing tank within the bottled wa...
A method for converting a bottled water dispenser to receive water from a continuous source in lieu of a bottled source, said dispenser being of the type having a water tank, said tank being in thermal relationship with refrigeration means and connected to an output tube which is terminated by a spigot, and filter means, whereby chilled water is dispensed upon demand, said conversion method comprising the steps of: (a) controlling the input pressure from the continuous water source to provide output source of water at a pressure substantially equal to a ...