|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B01D-035/30 B01D-029/15 B01D-029/23 C02F-001/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 43|
Embodiments of the technology disclosed herein include disposable filter cartridges for use with a water dispenser that dispenses hot water, flavored water, and chilled, sparkling water. An exemplary filter cartridge may be assembled by screwing or inserting a filter into filter cap until the filter cap engages a lock, such as an agnail lock, on the filter. Once engaged, the lock permanently secures the filter to the filter cap without adhesives, heat treatment, or curing. The filter cartridge includes one or more protrusions, or partial flanges, that tw...
1. A disposable filter cartridge comprising: a first locking member;a second locking member;a filter cap including at least one partial flange configured to twist into a recess defined by an interference fit of the first locking member and the second locking member to secure the filter cap within the recess; anda filter container for receiving a filter therein, wherein the filter container is threadably coupled to the filter cap and includes a lock for retaining the filter container to the filter cap;wherein the first locking member comprises an inlet/ou...