|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/053; 222/001; 222/004; 222/039; 222/061; 222/132; 222/135; 222/145.6; 222/399|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 140|
A mixed-gas beverage dispensing system for driving beverages from a container to a tap with a predetermined ratio of carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen (N2) gas includes one or more monitors to detect excessive consumption of N2. The system may include a N2 generator, with a monitor monitoring the N2 generator to detect excessive operation thereof. The system may include a N2 reservoir, with a monitor monitoring the pressure in the N2 reservoir. The system may include a volumetric gas flow meter interposed in one or more mixed-gas distribution lines to mo...
What is claimed is: 1. A blended-gas beverage dispensing system, comprising: a nitrogen (N2) gas source; a carbon dioxide (CO2) gas source; a controller operative to blend and dispense at least one predetermined mixture of N2 and CO2 gases to one or more beverage containers; and a monitor operative to detect excessive consumption of the N2 by the system. 2. The system of claim 1 further comprising one or more backup gas sources, each supplying N2, CO2, or a predetermined blend thereof. 3. The system of claim 2 wherein, in response to the monitor, t...