|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||141/358 ; 141/165 ; 141/173 ; 222/368 ; 221/259|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 6|
An apparatus for storing both coffee and nested stacks of cup-shaped coffee filters, and then automatically filling individual filters with selected amounts of coffee. Through a series of gears, an electric motor rotates an elastic projection against the topmost filter in the stack, dragging it beneath a coffee storage receptacle. Simultaneously, a rotating coffee dispenser fills with a selectable quantity of coffee and then dumps the coffee into the filter. The apparatus also includes a stirring device for insuring the stored coffee falls to the bottom ...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] An apparatus for storing, separating, and filling automatic drip coffee filters, comprising:(a) a housing;(a) a first receptacle situated within said housing for storing coffee;(b) a second receptacle situated within said housing for storing a nested stack of coffee filters;(d) filter delivery means for moving a single filter from said nested stack of coffee filters to a position below said first receptacle; and(e) coffee delivery means, in communication with said first receptacle, for transferring a portion of coffee from sai...