|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/275; 099/283; 099/289.R; 099/323.3; 222/129.1; 222/146.2|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 18 인용 특허 : 53|
A beverage dispensing apparatus includes a mixing chamber for mixing hot water, a beverage concentrate and cold water, as well as one or more additives. The hot water and cold water are supplied at a predetermined flow rate at a predetermined proportion, regardless of the pressure of the water supply. A water heater supplies the hot water within a specified pressure range and without significant entrapped air.
1. A beverage dispensing apparatus comprising:a water supply; a concentrate supply; a mixing chamber for mixing water and the concentrate and dispensing the mixture; a pressure regulator connected to said water supply; a water heater connected downstream of said pressure regulator; a hot water inlet valve disposed in a hot water line between said pressure regulator and said mixing chamber for controlling flow of hot water to said mixing chamber; a hot water restriction disposed in the hot water line and having a first fixed orifice flow size; a cold wate...