|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||053/510; 053/432; 426/397|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 11|
The air remaining within a headspace of a can filled with a liquid such as a carbonated drink, juice drink, tea drink, coffee drink or the like is replaced with one of steam, a mixture of steam and carbonic acid gas, a mixture of steam and nitrogen gas, and a mixture of carbonic acid gas and nitrogen gas. Therefore, the quality of filled liquid can be maintained, and deterioration of the working environment can be prevented by avoiding the spraying of carbonic acid in all directions at the workshop.
1. An apparatus for replacing gas within a headspace of a container containing a beverage with a headspace gas, the apparatus comprising: a steam supply and at least two inert gas supplies; at least one nozzle at which the headspace is positionable; a headspace gas supply path communicative with said nozzle; independent gas supply paths each including an inlet connectable with a respective one of said steam supply and said at least two inert gas supplies and an outlet communicative with said headspace gas supply path; and at least one flow regulat...