|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/083.5; 222/094; 222/105; 222/146.6; 222/183; 222/185.1|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 43|
A portable water cooler is designed to accept the placement of bagged fluid therein, leading to the connection of the bag of fluid to a fluid flow pathway, thereby allowing the fluid to be dispensed in a manner such that the fluid is segregated from the internal surfaces of the cooler. The portable water cooler generally includes an internal spike and external spigot through which fluid may flow. Systems and methods for dispensing bagged fluid from such a cooler, including various multi-bag systems and methods allowing for improved thermal control of flu...
The invention claimed is: 1. A portable water cooler comprising: a hollow body including: side walls; and a base; wherein said base is configured for resting on a surface; wherein said hollow body is comprised of a plurality of layers, at least one layer in said plurality being a thermally insulating layer; and wherein said side walls and said base define an internal volume; a fluid flow pathway connecting said internal volume to the space external to said hollow body, said fluid flow pathway comprising: a spike comprising: a generally cylindrical elon...