|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||623/42 ; 366/296|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 10|
An improved frozen carbonated beverage dispenser is provided with the beverage product including improved integrity and the apparatus including improved sanitation, product visualization, and low profile features. The dispenser includes a cylindrical auger chamber formed as a sleeve with sealed ends, within which a mixing auger (screw) is contained. The mixing auger is driven rotationally from an external source and acts to mix and transfer (pump) chilled/frozen products, such as beverage products, in the chamber. The mixing auger contains a central cond...
[ We claim:] [1.]1. An apparatus for dispensing frozen beverages, said apparatus comprising:a housing defining a cavity therein;a mixing auger having at least one external mixing fin and an internal bore extending substantially the length of said auger, the internal bore being in fluid communication with the cavity: anda second auger located within and rotatable relative to the internal bore of the mixing auger,wherein the mixing auger is configured to mix an at least partially-frozen beverage and urge the beverage in a first direction, and wherein the s...