|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||623/71 ; 602/246 ; 602/250 ; 602/330 ; 602/340 ; 602/332|
|§371/§102 date||20000210 (20000210)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 7|
A cooling apparatus, such as a consumer display unit (400), comprises a covered tray (403) or other compartment for accommodating consumer product to be kept cool, and a housing (420) for accommodating a replaceable charge of dry ice out of contact with the product. A tubular element (421) communicates between the covered tray and the housing (420) to allow cold air and carbon dioxide to flow from the dry ice to the product.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A cooling apparatus comprising a tray for accommodating a consumer product to be kept cool, the tray having an open top, a transparent dome covering the open top of the tray, at least one opening in the dome to allow consumer access to the product in the tray without removing the dome, a housing for accommodating a replaceable charge of solid coolant out of contact with the product, and a passageway between an interior of the housing and the interior of the dome to allow cold gas to flow from the solid coolant to the product...