|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||99/295 ; 99/302R ; 99/279 ; 426/433|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 34 인용 특허 : 0|
A coffee maker for use in a vehicle such as a commercial aircraft. The coffee make accepts a sealed can of ground coffee. The can is pierced from the side by a pair of can-piercing spikes by actuating the can against the spikes. The can is drawn by a hydraulically operated cylinder mechanism powered by the water pressure of the aircraft's potable water supply. Hot water is injected into the can through a passage within at least one of the spikes and the hot water is circulated within the can thereby brewing the coffee. Brewed coffee exits the can along t...
[ What is claimed is:] [16.] A coffee maker for brewing coffee from a can of ground coffee, comprisinga hot water inlet line;a receptacle for receiving the can of ground coffee;first and second spikes positioned to one side of said receptacle, said first spike having an internal passage connected to said hot water inlet line;means for moving the can horizontally into the spikes thereby piercing the can with said spikes,wherein once the can is pierced by said first spike, hot water is injected into the can via said internal passage.