|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/067 ; 99/275 ; 222/146.6 ; 261/DIG.7 ; 426/477|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
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A method for continuous carbonation and optionally cooling of drinking water which can be carried out in a user-friendly appliance which can be accommodated in any household and provides the consumer with the possibility of dispensing preferably cooled, CO.sub.2 -containing drinking water by the glass or cupful, is characterised in that in the continuous (in-line) process drinking water taken from the mains supply is carbonated and is optionally cooled; the device comprising a carbonation section for connection to the drinking water supply main and at le...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A method of in-line carbonation of drinking water, comprising the steps of:withdrawing drinking water from a drinking water supply line and, simultaneously, dispensing the drinking water at a dispense point; andcarbonating the drinking water only during flow of the drinking water from the drinking water supply line to the dispense point, while a predetermined portion of the drinking water is being dispensed.