|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||62/364 ; 62/390 ; 62/397|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 19|
A thermoelectric water-chiller system for cooling bottled water, and including a mixing valve which enables dispensing of chilled water, room-temperature water, or a mixture of chilled and room-temperature water. Components needing periodic cleaning are readily removable from the system. A fan-cooled thermoelectric-chip assembly is used to form an ice block which chills the water, and a variable-speed fan is controlled by a temperature sensor to slow the fan speed when chilling to a desired temperature is achieved, and to maintain the ice block at an opt...
A drinking-water chiller system, comprising: a housing; a tank supported on and extending within the housing; a thermal insulating member suspended within the tank between upper and lower ends of the tank to define an upper zone for room-temperature water and a lower zone for chilled water; an adjustable proportioning valve mounted on the housing and coupled to the upper and lower zones for dispensing variable proportions of room-temperature and chilled water; and a cooling assembly in the housing, and having a cold-sink plate in contact with the tank, a...