|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/02 ; 222/182 ; 222/320 ; 222/537 ; 222/190 ; 141/091 ; 141/371 ; 141/374|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 15 인용 특허 : 22|
A coin-operated purified water dispensing machine has an exterior housing shaped like a kiosk for a mall. A state of the art water purification system is housed in the kiosk. A unique combination of an RO filter and a bladder type storage tank minimizes the necessary components to pump and measure the purified water. A unique tamper proof and bacteria resistant nozzle assembly includes a retractable nozzle having a shutter door to prevent access while in the passive mode. A pinch valve assembly controls the water flow in a non-invasive manner. Also a con...
[ I claim:] [1.] A filler mechanism comprising:a fluid source;a retractable nozzle;a shutter assembly;a valve; anda controller, whereby the controller opens a shutter in the shutter assembly, moves the nozzle past the shutter, and opens the valve, thereby providing for a flow of the fluid out of the nozzle.