|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B67D-001/00 B67D-001/10 F04B-007/06|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/056; 222/059; 222/063; 222/129.1; 222/145.5|
|§371/§102 date||20080423 (20080423)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 7|
A beverage system includes a pump that draws a set mount of a flavored concentrate into a mixing chamber through a conduit for mixing with water to form a beverage. A sensor detects when the amount of the flavored concentrate in the conduit or in the container is low or out. The sensor includes two wings each including a recessed surface that together defines a circular space. A portion of the conduit is received in the circular space. Each of the wings includes an ultrasonic portion that emits ultrasonic waves that are non-intrusive. When the amount of ...
1. A concentrate system comprising: a fluid conduit, wherein concentrate flows from a concentrate container to a pump along the fluid conduit, wherein the pump includes a piston moveable by a motor to draw the concentrate into a mixing chamber, a pump head including a pump head piston opening that receives the piston and a pump head water port, and an adapter plate including an adapter plate piston opening that receives the piston and a water opening that receives the pump head water port of the pump head;a locking ring that secures the adapter plate to ...