|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/477; 099/323.1; 312/031.2|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 3|
A pronged clamp apparatus for attaching a soda bottle to a soda machine includes prongs to attach the bottle to the soda machine and a locking mechanism to lock the bottle to the machine at least during carbonation. The apparatus also comprises a flexible seal to facilitate a closed carbonation environment and a ring to constrict the prongs underneath a ringed extension of the bottle thereby lifting the bottle towards the seal to clamp the bottle to the flexible seal.
1. A pronged clamp apparatus for attaching a soda bottle to a home use carbonation machine, the apparatus comprising: a prong assembly to receive and position said bottle to said carbonation machine at a non-upright position prior to carbonation and to attach said bottle to said carbonation machine when a user moves the bottle towards an upright position; anda locking mechanism to lock said bottle to said carbonation machine in said upright position at least during carbonation. 2. The apparatus according to claim 1 and wherein said prong assembly compris...