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특허 상세정보

Liquid flow control and beverage preparation for a refrigerator

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) A47J-031/40    A47J-031/44   
미국특허분류(USC) 099/280; 062/389; 062/392; 099/290; 099/295; 222/129.1; 222/146.6; 222/325
출원번호 US-0337704 (2008-12-18)
등록번호 US-8215228 (2012-07-10)
발명자 / 주소
출원인 / 주소
대리인 / 주소
    Goodwin, Kirk W.
인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 5  인용 특허 : 37
초록

Apparatuses, methods and systems for liquid flow control and beverage preparation are disclosed. The apparatuses, methods and systems of the present invention include liquid flow control and beverage preparation capsules, pods, cartridges, pouches, systems, and modules for controlling and directing flow streams of liquid through a beverage preparation process. The apparatuses, methods and systems of the present invention may be used in combination with or included as an integral assembly of any apparatus, method or system for liquid dispension.

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청구항

1. A refrigerator having a flow control system for guiding liquid through an enhanced beverage preparation process, the refrigerator comprising: a. a liquid flow path having an inlet adapted for fluid communication with a source of liquid and an outlet adapted for fluid communication with a receiving point;b. the flow control system configured between the inlet and outlet of the liquid flow path at the refrigerator and configurable between: i. a flow-through mode adapted to produce the enhanced beverage by passing liquid through the liquid flow path; and...

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