|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A47J-031/18 A47J-031/00 A47J-031/52 A47G-019/14|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/283; 099/316; 099/317; 426/435|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 27|
A tea kettle and related methods for preparing an optimally flavored hot tea. The tea kettle is capable of heating water for steeping tea leaves and steeping the packaged or loose leaf tea leaves within the tea kettle. The tea kettle can include an integrated heating element for heating the water. The tea kettle includes an integrated thermometer and can include an integrated timer for tracking the water temperature and steep time respectively so as to insure that the tea leaves steep at the proper temperature and duration of time. The tea kettle can inc...
1. A tea kettle, comprising: a kettle including a fill opening, the kettle including a thermometer having a temperature sensing element and a display;a lid adapted for removably mounting to the fill opening, the lid defining a timer housing having a mounting cavity, a heat shield and a housing floor, wherein an air gap is defined between the heat shield and the housing floor;an integrated timer mounted within the mounting cavity of the timer housing; andan infuser that is selectively couplable to the lid, the infuser including a mesh basket for retaining...