|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||340/68 ; 304/225 ; 304/233 ; 426/467|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 60|
A roaster and method for roasting utilizing a tangential flow reducing structure which directs and guides airflow from a blower device into a roasting vessel with minimal swirl and circular flow. The tangential flow reducing structure is preferably one or more baffles, and is preferably located within a plenum in the base of the roaster. More preferably, the roaster has a number of substantially vertical baffles channeling airflow into a vertical and reduced-swirl flow entering the roasting vessel. The roaster also preferably has a unique connection betw...
[ Having thus described the invention, what is claimed is:] [1.] A roaster, comprising:a roasting vessel having a substantially open upper end and a substantially open lower end;a fan located beneath the roasting vessel; anda plurality of baffles located beneath the roasting vessel, each baffle oriented to direct air from the fan in a substantially vertical direction through the lower substantially open end of the roasting vessel.