|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/113 ; 222/129.1 ; 222/159|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 46 인용 특허 : 1|
Liquid dispensing apparatus includes a source of supply of carbonated water, a source of supply of one or more beverages in syrup form and a mixer for admixture of the water and syrup. Prior to admixing of the carbonated water and syrup the apparatus displays a flowing sample of the syrup. The apparatus may include a plurality of different syrups, each with its own display. The display preferably takes the form of a display dispense line comprising an illuminated translucent or transparent tube bent in a tortuous path. The displayed syrup sample may be e...
[ What is claimed is:] [15.] A liquid dispensing apparatus comprising:a source of carbonated water;a plurality of syrup sources for the supply of one or more beverages in syrupa mixer for the admixture of the carbonated water and syrup; anda plurality of display dispense lines comprising an illuminated, transparent or translucent tube, the tube including markings or embossed patterns thereon, the tube extending in a linear path, a serpentine path, a zig-zag path or another tortuous path, and the tube being fabricated with a contour causing optical magnif...