|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||100/213; 100/035; 100/215; 198/510.1; 198/573; 099/495|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 37|
A fruit juice extractor may include a load sensitive coupler coupling a drive motor to a drive shaft during normal operation, and decoupling the drive motor from the drive shaft when the fruit feed members become jammed. The extractor may also include a decoupling detector for detecting decoupling of the load sensitive coupler. The load sensitive coupler may include a rotatable drive hub rotatably carried by a drive shaft and connected to a drive motor, a fixed hub fixed to the drive shaft adjacent the rotatable drive hub, and a shear pin extending betwe...
That which is claimed is: 1. A juice extractor comprising: a plurality of juice extracting positions and a fruit feeder for feeding fruit thereto; said fruit feeder comprising a drive shaft, a plurality of fruit feed members for feeding fruit to the juice extracting positions based upon rotation of said drive shaft, a drive motor, a load sensitive coupler coupling said drive motor to said drive shaft during normal operation and decoupling said drive motor from said drive shaft when said fruit feed members become jammed, and a decoupling detector for det...