|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/302.R; 099/295; 099/289.0R|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 18|
A beverage maker is provided that allows a user to make a brewed beverage or dispense hot water. Various sealing and latching mechanisms are further provided for effectively sealing the brewing chamber under pressure. A mechanism is provided for reducing splashing when relatively short vessels are positioned beneath the brewing chamber.
What is claimed is: 1. A hot beverage maker comprising: a housing for a brewing chamber; a cover positionable on the housing for closing the brewing chamber; a water inlet in the cover; a water reservoir; a pump in fluid communication with the water reservoir and the water inlet; a heater for heating water prior to its entering the water inlet; a sealing assembly movably mounted to the cover such that it is movable between up and down positions with respect to the cover; the sealing assembly including a side surface and an O-ring seal mounted in adjoini...