|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/305; 099/300; 099/283|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 84 인용 특허 : 28|
A system for dispensing a metered volume of heated water to the brew chamber of a single serve beverage dispenser. The system includes: a storage tank for containing a supply of unheated water, a dispensing tank, and a delivery line communicating with the brew chamber and with the dispensing tank at an intermediate level demarcating the interior of the dispensing tank into upper and lower compartments wherein the volume of the upper compartment is equal to the metered volume. The system also includes a vent valve communicating via a vent line with the up...
We claim: 1. A beverage forming system, comprising: a storage tank adapted to hold liquid used in forming at least one beverage; a dispensing tank in fluid communication with the storage tank and adapted to hold a metered volume of liquid; a brew chamber adapted to receive the metered volume of liquid for formation of at least one beverage; a liquid supply system adapted to provide liquid from the storage tank to the dispensing tank and to provide the metered volume of liquid from the dispensing tank to the brew chamber; a sensor to detect an arrival of...