|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||141/018 ; 141/353 ; 141/364|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 31 인용 특허 : 9|
A mounting adapter and related bottle cap are provided for use in a bottled water cooler having an upwardly open reservoir for receiving a supply of water from a bottle mounted over the reservoir in an inverted orientation to permit water downflow from the bottle to the reservoir. The mounting adapter comprises a compact housing for press-fit installation into an upper region of the reservoir, wherein the adapter housing carries an outer seal ring for sealing engagement with an inner wall surface of the reservoir. An upstanding feed tube or probe carried...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A mounting adapter for mounting on an upwardly open water reservoir of a bottled water cooler, said mounting adapter comprising:an adapter body including an upstanding feed tube for engaging and opening a bottle cap carried on the neck of a water bottle;a seal member carried by said adapter body for sealingly engaging an interior wall surface of the cooler reservoir upon slide-fit installation of said adapter body into the cooler reservoir;at least one support member carried by said adapter body for vertically supporting and s...