|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/146.6; 222/129.1; 062/390|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 49 인용 특허 : 160|
The present invention provides a beverage dispensing apparatus for a residential refrigerator. The beverage dispensing apparatus includes a drink supplier including a drink supply canister holder for holding a plurality of drink supply canisters, a plurality of valve actuators for causing the drink supply to be selectively released from the drink supply canisters, a water supplier for selectively supplying carbonated water and non-carbonated water for producing the beverages, a gas supplier for supplying CO2 gas to carbonate the carbonated water provided...
1. A beverage dispensing apparatus for a refrigerator, said beverage dispensing apparatus comprising:a fluid director mounted in the refrigerator, said fluid director having a plurality of channels, the channels having upper ends commonly located with one another and lower ends commonly located with one another, said upper ends and lower ends being positioned above a beverage collecting support surface; a drink supply canister holder mounted in the refrigerator at least partially above said upper ends of said channels, said drink supply canister holder a...