|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/300; 099/301; 099/295|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 18 인용 특허 : 9|
A beverage forming method and system employing the introduction of air into the heater tank and/or an expansion chamber after liquid delivery is complete. An expansion chamber may be provided at the top of the heater tank and provide a tortuous flow path from an air inlet to the tank outlet.
1. A beverage forming system comprising: a liquid supply arranged to provide a liquid for forming a beverage;a brew chamber arranged to hold a beverage medium for mixing with the liquid to form a beverage;a heater tank arranged to heat liquid in the tank, the heater tank having a top, a bottom, a liquid inlet to receive liquid from the liquid supply, an outlet at the top to provide heated liquid to the brew chamber for forming a beverage; andan expansion chamber at the top of the heater tank providing a tortuous flow path from an air inlet end to an outl...