Beverages preparation capsule (versions)

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: beverages preparation capsule is represented by a thin-walled body in the shape of a cup tapering in the bottom direction; the body forms a cavity for placement of a product in the liquid form and has on the open butt side a flange for attachment of a lid of poroelastic film material. A punch in the shape of a pipe divided into hollows by a partition is placed in the body hollow; a hole for the pipe hollows communication with the body hollow is arranged in the wall limiting each of the hollows. The pipe end turned aside is pointed so that, in case of pressing onto the lid, it punches the body bottom for draining the contents diluted with water into a vessel through the hole in the pipe wall in the lower hollow. The pipe hollow on its other end is envisaged for water input. The punch pipe end on the lid side is designed to be pointed for the lid breakthrough in case of pressing onto the body and the lid approaching the bottom due to deformation of the body walls and/or bottom and for input of such pointed end into the capsule machine for water supply though the hole in the pipe wall into the body hollow.

EFFECT: inventions ensure exclusion of contamination of the capsule machine parts contacting with the machine.

8 cl, 7 dwg

 

The invention relates to the food industry and for the design of capsular block disposable, used for storing liquid food product and for the preparation of portions of the drink. Capsule used for making different drinks in the capsule machine, both cold and hot and soft.

At the present time capsule as packaging for storage and as a cartridge for use in the machine have been used, especially for such places as the production and offices, i.e. structures that can provide employees with such service and to maintain it at the proper level of functioning. Also capsule coffee machines are widely used in everyday life. Most existing capsules filled with a dry product, for example coffee. The cartridges are capsules filled portions dose of coffee or coffee drink and used for extraction under pressure. To this cartridge has, for example, EP 1580144 B1. The cartridge is designed to accommodate the device for the extraction. Therefore, the cartridge is opened when in contact with the supporting element of the device containing the relief ledges, under the action of pressure of fluid entering the cartridge. The problem of using t the fir cartridges lies in the need to purchase a special machine, which method of extraction under pressure to get a drink by a mixture of water and the contents of the cartridge.

At present, widespread capsule coffee machines that are used in everyday life and in public establishments, offices, cafes, restaurants, bars and other catering. It took about 5 years after their first appearance on the market, so that these machines have become the new full views of consumer devices. The popularity of such machines due to their compactness, simplicity and convenience of use, quietness, a wide range of capsules (coffees), a stable quality of the drink. In addition, the capsules are convenient in storage and have an attractive appearance.

Despite the advantages of using these cartridges for coffee or coffee drink, expressed in the fact that at the stage of production in the capsule created conditions of safety, hygiene, has not yet developed a proper hygienic conditions of use of the capsules in a special machine, where on the basis Packed in a capsule product is prepared drink. To ensure the preparation of drinks with different flavors, color, texture, etc. needed to ensure the absence of "pollution" in contact with the product costacabana machine. Otherwise, each successive portion of the drink would have to be small, but a number of the previous drink, remaining in the output device of the machine. In addition to the blending of tastes, perhaps completely different from the previous drink, there is a risk of microbiological contamination of the output device capsule machine (for reference, all the currently existing machines their discharge port is not cleared and bears the taste of the previous cups of coffee).

To resolve this drawback using isolation solution of punch capsule machine from the contents of the capsule at the moment of puncture plate-Platini and supply of water in the cavity of the capsule. Such technical solutions allow you to protect the capsules from the ingress of particles and components left on breakdown item capsule machine from the previous use, avoid contact details capsule machine with the contents of the capsules and ready to drink and to ensure hygienic safety of the user.

For example, the capsule for preparing drinks, which represents a thin-walled Stakhanovsky case with narrowing towards the bottom of the polymeric material or aluminium-containing material forming a cavity for placement of the food component and having the open end of the frame for attaching the cap is, the Central hole which is closed by a film, breaking the output element, water inlet, capsule machine, to providepulmonary the inside cover is attached via a flange punch in the form of a tube, the wall of which is made of at least one hole for the message cavity of the tube with the cavity of the housing. The upper cavity of the tube is designed for input output item capsule machines and water flow through the hole in the wall of the tube in the body cavity. At the free end of the tube is made tapering, which when pressed on the lid breaks the bottom of the housing and provides a discharge of the contents of the capsule through the opening in the wall of the tube at the bottom of the cavity in the capacity of the consumer. For the direction of the tube in the bottom of the case is made annular socket in which is pointed part of the punch (GB No. 1256247, B65D 17/16, 83/00, 11/00, publ. 08.12.1971, Fig.6). This decision was made as a prototype.

The disadvantage of this solution is that the body of the capsule is made of thin-walled, but without the ability to change its shape. But when this cover is made providepulmonary in a rather wide limits. This is because when the movement of the mobile node capsule machine it is necessary to provide longitudinal movement of the punch within the housing by an amount sufficient to break through the bottom of the housing and output for strannogo end out. This cover is such that when rendering to it the pressure from the movable part of the capsule machine, it should deflect. For this purpose the cover is dome-shaped, that is, of such form that its rigidity is high. In this regard, one cannot say that cover the same will deform in all directions. In practice, in this form of execution deformation begins locally and not necessarily in the center, which usually leads to a lateral shift. This is undesirable, because the movement of the tube punch is going to be clearly on the vertical axis. This can be achieved by the application of especially thin films, but they are not practical as they are easily torn. Given these features, capsule machine mounting slot under the capsule is made of precision corresponding to the form of a capsule. In this nest the capsule is positioned on the lateral inclined walls, flared hull also clamped, preventing the displacement of the capsule. This allows you to break (warp) the cover without damage to the enclosure and its contents. But there are difficulties with the extraction of the capsule.

Technical result achieved is to simplify the design and increase performance by moving deformation processes with the lid on to the STS, as well as ensuring the safety and hygiene of the user by eliminating contact any part of the capsule machine with the contents of the capsules and of the finished beverage.

This technical result is achieved by the fact that in the capsule for preparing drinks, representing suhushina towards the bottom of the thin-walled Stakhanovsky body of polymeric material or aluminium-containing material forming a cavity for accommodating at least one component in a liquid form and having the open end of the frame for attaching the cover from providermessage material in the cavity of the housing with the lid placed punch in the form of a tube divided by a partition into a cavity in the wall bounding each of which made at least one opening for communication of the cavities of the tube cavity of the body, on facing the bottom end of the tube is made tapering, which when pressed on the lid breaks the bottom of the housing and provides a drain in user capacity diluted with water content of the capsule through the opening in the wall of the tube at the bottom of the cavity, and the cavity of the tube at the other end is designed for input of water, cover made in the form attached to the frame of the polymer film, or Platini foil, or laminated paper, the end of the tube is of Robinia side cover are pointed to breakthrough film or Platini when pressed on the housing and enclosure cover to the bottom due to the deformation of the walls or bottom of the case and to enter the pointed end of the capsule machine for feeding water through the hole in the wall of the tube in the body cavity, and the tube is made with a radial directional antennae for fixing the punch on the housing in the cavity of the latter in a vertical position and at a distance from the bottom and the lid.

This technical result is also achieved by the fact that in the capsule for preparing drinks, representing a narrowing in the direction towards the bottom of the thin-walled Stakhanovsky body of polymeric material or aluminium-containing material forming a cavity for accommodating at least one component in a liquid form and having the open end of the frame for attaching the cover from providermessage material in the cavity of the housing with the lid placed punch in the form of a tube divided by a partition into a cavity in the wall bounding each of which made at least one opening for communication of the cavities of the tube cavity of the body, on facing the bottom end of the tube is made tapering, which when pressed on the lid breaks the bottom of the housing and provides a drain in user capacity diluted with water content of the capsule through the opening in the wall of the tube at the bottom of the cavity, and the cavity of the tube at the other end is designed for input of water, cover made in the form attached to tortov the e of the polymer film or Platini foil, the end of the tube punch side cover is made with a flat end face located below the film or plutenkoi to enter into the upper cavity of the tube element water capsule machine when pressed on the case and the approximation of the cover to the end of the tube due to the deformation of the walls of the housing, and the tube is made with a radial directional antennae for fixing the punch on the housing in the cavity of the latter in a vertical position and at a distance from the bottom and the lid.

These characteristics are essential and interrelated with the formation of a stable set of essential features, sufficient to obtain the desired technical result.

The present invention is illustrated with specific examples of implementation, which, however, are not only possible, but clearly demonstrate the possibility of achieving the desired technical result.

In Fig.1 - the first version of the design of the capsule;

Fig.2 - the second variant of the design of the capsule;

Fig.3 is an example of the body of the capsule;

Fig.4 is an example of a performance punch for the capsule according to Fig.1, side view;

Fig.5 is the same as in Fig.4, a top view;

Fig.6 is an example of a performance punch for the capsule according to Fig.2, a side view,

Fig.7 is the same as in Fig.6, a top view.

In the framework of the present invention are considered disposable design is apsule, precluding contact of the contents of the capsules and ready-to-drink with details capsule machine. The contents of the capsule is protected from the ingress of particles and components left on breakdown item capsule machine from the previous use. This ensures the microbiological purity of the capsule machine and ensures that no particles of the previous drink in the newly prepared. In addition, it facilitates care for capsule machine, because with its parts in contact only prepared (purified) water.

In the framework of the present invention addresses the design of disposable capsules precluding contact of the contents of the capsules and ready-to-drink with details capsule machine. The contents of the capsule is protected from the ingress of particles and components left on breakdown item capsule machine from the previous use. This ensures the microbiological purity of the capsule machine and ensures that no particles of the previous drink in the newly prepared. In addition, it facilitates care for capsule machine, because with its parts in contact only prepared (purified) water.

According to the present invention, the capsule for preparing drinks is a tapering in the direction towards the bottom of the thin-walled Stakhanovsky case 1 made of polymer material or aluminium-containing Mat is the Rial, forming a cavity 2 for placing at least one component in a liquid form and having the open end of the frame 3 for attaching the cover 4 from providermessage material.

The capsule, which, it is also possible to call the cartridge is a cylinder or a truncated cone or truncated pyramid. There might also be other combinations of geometric shapes. The capsule has overall dimensions of about 50×40×40 mm to obtain the internal volume of about 50 ml.

Capsule (Fig.1) may be made of aluminum (aluminum foil), plastic or polymeric material (polyvinyl chloride, polypropylene, polyamide, polyethylene and polyethylene film laminated paper, as well as their combinations to give a capsule of the necessary properties to ensure the safety of the product, its convenient consumption, as well as the safety of disposal. Capsule sealed cover plutenkoi made of aluminum foil with heat seal lacquer or film of groups of plastics, or paper with a layer of polyethylene or thermalake.

For such capsules geometric size and shell thickness are selected depending on the material so as to ensure the safety of the shape of the hull when the product is stored and in the provision of external influence, such as clenching at the opening cover is key. The execution of the body of polymer material thickness 0,5-1,1 (preferably, 1 mm) (plastics, which comprises EVOH (copolymer of ethylene and vinyl alcohol), PVDC (grades), PP (polypropylene), PE (polyethylene), PA (polyamide) in a single layer) provides a combination of elasticity with a strength that allows the walls and/or bottom to deform elastically recover its shape. This combination increases the conical shape of the side wall having on one side the bottom and flared (peripheral rib), which act as a reference amplifiers of the side wall on which is formed the elasticity of the side wall. The embodiment of the casing of aluminum sheet with a thickness of 0.2-0.5 mm (preferably, 0.4 mm) allows undistorted able to save the form, and when the load is to change the form, not restoring it. Deformation takes place to a limited extent, as posted inside the capsule liquid component does not completely fill the internal volume of the housing, and therefore the deformation of the walls of the aluminum sheet occurs within a volume sufficient to fill the portion of the cavity inside the housing, which, when completed capsule component was not involved. At a thickness of 0.4 mm aluminum sheet has sufficient tensile strength and tear under stress, which never applied to such thin-walled products.

The enclosure can be made of laminated paper - paper, paperboard density of 40 g/m2up to 300 g/m2on the surface of which is applied polymeric materials, the most common type - lamination with polyethylene. The film thickness is 20 to 40 microns. The paper can be either single-sided lamination and double-sided. Layer lamination helps protect the paper from environmental influences (moisture, dirt, temperature extremes, fats).

As the cover-Platini made of food grade aluminum foil, usually used for hermetic closing bottles with sour cream, cottage cheese, yogurt, and so on, its integrity, i.e. there are no gaps and breaks, directly depends on the careful attitude to the packaging when the packaging box. Thus, the capsule in both examples, the housing has a sufficiently strong case provides reliable storage of the packaged component and eliminating the damage to the body. The presence of peripheral edges to form the flange forms a rigid belt in the zone of attachment of the cover foil or film, which also eliminates the depressurization content due to the damage cap. The shape of a truncated cone body allows you to attach one building to another for forming packs of buildings that allows you to conveniently and compactly stored corps.

In contrast to existing capsules that contain only the powdered product is coffee, declared capsule is designed to store liquid product compound to obtain virtually any soft drinks, syrups, juice concentrates to obtain fruit drinks, nectars and 100% fruit juices, tea, coffee, liquid extract, tea, and coffee, vitamin and energy premixes, supplements, tinctures, and even soups. And in capsule contains all the necessary components. The size of the capsules designed for one-time preparation of drinks volume from 150 to 250 ml. of Course, that this capsule can be used in a special capsule machine.

For cooking almost any soft drink or liquid product needed water - hot, cold calm or cold soda. Such water and preparing a capsule machine. It is only necessary to place the capsule, containing everything necessary for the preparation of the beverage components (in the General case, it flavourings, sugar syrup, dyes, concentrate, juice, etc. and to choose according to the contents of the capsule or the desire for hot, cold or sparkling water - 40 sec. the machine will pour in a Cup of 200 ml drink (for reference, the device capsule machine described in EN No. 128977, publ. 20.06.2013,).

This capsule has pre is raznye technological properties, to keep the contained product in the long term without the use of preservatives, because the capsule is perfectly adapted to the pasteurization and aseptic filling. In addition, thanks to the full "opacity" capsules, it is perfectly preserve vitamins and other ingredients, which is injurious to the sun.

Practically, in everyday terms, we get a drink, no different from the best drinks made at specialized plants, because repeated the original drink technology in a smaller volume.

Another important point for the consumer is the weight of the drink: using 55-gram capsule, get a glass of lemonade. Not to mention the wholesale supply of drinks, where logistics and transportation costs for delivery of products on the shelves are some of the most high. Another positive feature is the production of one glass of drink from one capsule. In our case it is not necessary to open a gallon jug of juice to drink one glass, and the rest put in the refrigerator, where its shelf life is limited by 3 days.

Because the capsules are light and take up little space, the user may have dozens of varieties (species) of drinks, and thanks to pasteurization or aseptic filling, storing them can be a year when the room is Oh temperature.

To ensure the preparation of a wide variety of drinks with different flavors, color, texture, etc. needed to ensure the absence of "contamination" of the wetted parts of the capsule machine. Otherwise, each successive portion of the drink would have to be small, but a number of the previous drink, remaining in the output device of the machine. In addition to the blending of tastes, perhaps completely different from the previous drink, there is a risk of microbiological contamination of the output device capsule machine (for reference, all the currently existing machines their discharge port is not cleared and bears the taste of the previous cups of coffee).

In the body cavity of the capsule under the cap placed punch in the form of a tube 5 (Fig.4, 5, 6, 7), divided by a partition into a cavity in the wall bounding each of the cavities in the tube is made of at least one hole or slot 6 (slit) for messages cavities tube with a cavity of the body. The tube is made with a radial directional antennae 7 for fixing the punch on the body of the capsule in the cavity of the latter in a vertical position and at a distance from the bottom 12 and the cover 4. On facing the bottom end of the tube made the point 8, which when pressed on the lid breaks the bottom of the housing and provides a drain succinctly in the th user diluted with water content of the capsule through the opening in the wall of the tube at the bottom of the cavity. The cavity of the tube at the other end (side cover) is designed to enter the water. The end of the tube 9 of the punch from the side of the cover is also made pointed to breakthrough platinok when pressed on the housing and enclosure cover to the bottom due to the deformation of the bottom (Fig.1) or the sides of the case (Fig.3) and to enter the pointed end in the movable part 14 of the capsule machine 10 for supplying water through the hole in the wall of the tube in the body cavity.

Below are examples of performance capsules.

For capsule machine, use the following capsule manufactured according to the present utility model: thin (0.5 to 1.1 mm) takanohana volume of about 55 ml, manufactured from polymers or aluminum foil, or paper, or combinations thereof (layers). Has the frame to seal the cover with a layer of Termoli or polyethylene. Cover-Platini is made of aluminum foil having a thickness of 20-40 μm, the cover can also be produced or made of plastic or paper with thermocream layer.

Moreover, for different contents of the capsules, there are two kinds of capsules, which are also structurally somewhat different. This is due to the need to produce capsules with different thicknesses and of different materials that have different mechanical strength and have different barrier properties. The cap material must is the maximum product it contains, as well as to have optimal economic performance.

Therefore, for different kinds of compounds selected the necessary technological mode of production, which can be combined two types of capsules with two kinds of punches in any combination.

The capsule according to the second example of execution (Fig.2) characterized by the execution of the punch (Fig.6 and 7). In this example, the end 11 of the tube punch side cover is made with a flat end face that is located under the lid to enter into the upper cavity of the tube element 22 water supply capsule machine when pressed on the case and the approximation of the cover to the end of the tube due to the deformation of the walls of the housing. In this embodiment, the tube is also made with a radial directional antennae 7 for fixing the punch on the housing in the cavity of the latter in a vertical position and at a distance from the bottom and the lid.

Application of bolts inside the enclosure is designed to ensure the cleanliness of all parts of the capsule machine. Punches for different variants are structurally somewhat different from each other. This is due to the different types of drinks (the mists and pulp in the compound, its viscosity) in the range. Technical differences between the two punches due to replacement capsule machine quick release knot. Quick site consists of seals and about what Eunice 20 (needles). His replacement in the capsule machine is made for several seconds without any tools and is no more difficult than putting in the car capsule.

Consider the General principle of the capsules in the example of Fig.1, and additional structural features explain other drawings.

Capsule filled with liquid product, it inserted the punch, which freely rests on the annular ledge of the flanging using antennae 7 (in our case 4, although it may be 3 or more), she sealed the lid plutenkoi 4. For the beverage capsule is inserted in the receiving device 13 of the capsule machine. The upper part 14 of the receiving device is movable by means of a lever or other mechanism, not shown, and has a seal 15 and 16 and the hole in the water supply.

The user lowers the upper movable portion 14 of the capsule machine and the following occurs:

breaks cover-Platini upper punch edge by pressure on o-ring seal 16, because the punch is based (based) to its lower edge on a more solid capsule bottom, which has a centering circular recess 17 to its vertical position in the perforation process.

as downward movement of the movable part 14 of the seal 16 is limited by the cover-platinu in the circular portion 18 of the punch. Cover-Platini when it sags, so what. not tight on the capsule and has a certain backlash. Thus, the tip of the punch is in the feed channel water machine.

- upon further movement of the mobile node 14 is a complete sealing of the capsule seals 15 and 16, and the seal through the surface of the circular part 18 of the punch continues to put pressure on him to pierce the capsule bottom, and a seal 15 presses on the annular surface of the capsule, causing the capsule to move downward. While fixing the antennae punch SAG, because they are not durable and serve only to make the punch vertical position in the capsule and a certain axial position. As the movement of the capsule down is "double" movement - punch down, and the capsule bottom up. This is achieved by the spherical surface of the capsule bottom, and an annular ledge 19 fixed to the receiving device of the machine.

The distance between the sealing surfaces of the sealing rings 15 and 16, the surface of the circular part 18 of the punch, the height of the annular protrusion 19, and the curvature of the bottom of the capsule are calculated.

The result is a breakthrough of the capsule bottom of the lower part of the punch that comes out of the capsule.

Thus ends the movement of the part 14 of the machine, there is a complete sealing of the capsule seals 15 and 16.

Next, the user on the host of the feed button cold water, carbonated or hot, which enters the upper axial hole punch having a diameter of about 2 mm. Water into the capsule passes through the upper side of the hole punch and begins to mix with the product. As a result, the output of the ready beverage through the lower side of the hole punch and the lower axial hole in a tank for later use. Consumption of ready-to-drink through the lower axial hole punch is about 100 ml/min

As you can see, the contents of the capsules and ready to drink never come into contact with elements of the capsule machine.

As for the punch, its design is shown in Fig.4-7. It is made from a polymer which has sufficient strength and hardness to provide puncture Platini and bottom of the capsule, for example of polyethylene. Holes have dimensions of not less than 2 mm to ensure output of the finished drink with pulp and inclusions.

The punch shown in Fig.2 and 6, has no upper connectors parts. It is the role of interchangeable punch 20 (Fig.2). This technical solution provides less deformation of the capsule when the piercing that for some emulsions is important.

In Fig.3 shows an example of the body of the capsule in all respects, identical to the above except for the area of deformation. If the capsule is in Fig.1 is deformed due to the deformation of the spherical surface of the bottom (change the geometry of the wall and/or bottom), the capsule shown in Fig.3, is deformed due to the circular folds 21, thereby providing axial impact reducing its height by about 15 mm, which, in turn, provides guaranteed perforation plate-Platini and capsule bottom punch.

The finished capsule Assembly has a number of unique features (properties), in particular the design of the capsules (two capsules of Fig.1 and 3) allows using deformable elements (spherical bottom in one case and circular folds in the other), and punch as an integral part of the capsule Assembly to ensure the preparation of various beverages without contact between its contents and the finished beverage with details capsule machine.

In total we have two structurally different capsules and two structurally different punch, although they have the same purpose and are variants of each other, respectively.

The present invention is industrially applicable and can be manufactured using known technologies for the production of plastic containers.

1. The capsule for preparing drinks, representing suhushina towards the bottom of the thin-walled Stakhanovsky body of polymeric material, or laminated paper or aluminium-containing material forming a cavity for accommodation is at least one component in a liquid form and having the open end of the frame for attaching the cover from providermessage material, in the cavity of the housing with the lid placed punch in the form of a tube divided by a partition into a cavity in the wall bounding each of which made at least one opening for communication of the cavities of the tube cavity of the housing, facing the bottom end of the tube is made tapering, which when pressed on the lid breaks the bottom of the housing and provides a drain in user capacity diluted with water content of the capsule through the opening in the wall of the tube at the bottom of the cavity, and the cavity of the tube at the other end is designed for input of water, characterized in that the cover is made in the form attached to the flared polymer film or Platini foil, the end of the tube punch from the side of the cover are sharpened to break cover when pressed on the housing and enclosure cover to the bottom due to the deformation of the walls of the casing and/or changes in the geometry of the bottom and to enter the pointed end in the capsule machine for feeding water through the hole in the wall of the tube in the body cavity, and the tube is made with a radial directional antennae for fixing the punch on the housing in the cavity of the latter in a vertical position and at a distance from the bottom and the lid.

2. Capsule under item 1, characterized in that the bottom of the case is made stereopathy formed with a Central recess, in which the om is made protruding outward annular protrusion, formed inside the socket to accommodate the taper of the tube.

3. Capsule under item 1, characterized in that the wall of the thin-walled steinebrunner the body is at least part of its height corrugated or pleated to provide reduction of the height of the housing when the pressure on the lid.

4. Capsule under item 1, characterized in that the thin-walled Stakhanovsky the body is made with the possibility of changing the lateral dimension in the direction of its increase with decreasing distance between the lid and the bottom.

5. The capsule for preparing drinks, representing suhushina towards the bottom of the thin-walled Stakhanovsky body of polymeric material or aluminium-containing material forming a cavity for accommodating at least one component in a liquid form and having the open end of the frame for attaching the cover from providermessage material in the cavity of the housing with the lid placed punch in the form of a tube divided by a partition into a cavity in the wall bounding each of which made at least one opening for communication of the cavities of the tube cavity of the housing, facing the bottom end of the tube is made tapering, which when pressed on the lid breaks the bottom of the housing and provides a drain in the user capacity of the RA is maintained by the water content of the capsule through the opening in the wall of the tube at the bottom of the cavity, and the cavity of the tube at the other end is designed for input of water, characterized in that the cover is made in the form attached to the flared polymer film or Platini foil, the end of the tube punch side cover is made with a flat end face that is located under the lid to enter into the upper cavity of the tube element water capsule machine when pressed on the case and the approximation of the cover to the end of the tube due to the deformation of the walls of the casing and/or changes in the geometry of the bottom, when this tube is made with a radial directional antennae for fixing the punch on the housing in the cavity of the latter in a vertical position and at a distance from the bottom and the lid.

6. Capsule under item 5, characterized in that the bottom of the case is made stereopathy formed with a Central recess, in which you have protruding outward annular protrusion formed inside the socket to accommodate the taper of the tube.

7. Capsule under item 5, characterized in that the wall of the thin-walled steinebrunner the body is at least part of its height corrugated or pleated to provide reduction of the height of the housing when the pressure on the lid.

8. Capsule under item 5, characterized in that the thin-walled Stakhanovsky the body is made with the possibility of changing the lateral dimension in the direction of its increase at humanitarianassistance between the lid and the bottom.



 

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FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a capsule for usage in the capsule holder of a machine with an injection needle for food products preparation. The injection needle is supported with an injection plate and intended for introduction of single liquid stream into the capsule during passage into the capsule. The capsule contains a shell with side, a lower and an upper walls forming a chamber for a food product. The capsule contains an upper peripheral flange. The upper wall of the capsule is sealed on the peripheral flange and contains embedded sprinkling means having a hole arranged so that to enable the needle accommodating without perforation of the sprinkling means and transformation of the single liquid stream from the needle into at least one stream directed into the capsule chamber.

EFFECT: invention ensures good characteristics of the product dilution and/or extraction and does not cause liquid counterflow or the needle contamination.

5 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: capsule for preparation of beverages in a beverage machine includes a cavity (20) that contains one or more beverage ingredients, a filtering wall (22) dividing at least one filtering side of the cavity, the capsule additionally including a bypass wall (3B), positioned on the way of brewed liquid flow downstream the filtering wall that has at least one pre-arranged bypass hole.

EFFECT: capsule intended for supply of brewed liquid at a relatively low pressure and most suitable, in particular, for tea beverages preparation.

12 cl, 21 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a system, method and capsule for preparation of the preset quantity of beverage suitable for consumption using an extractable product. The system contains a replaceable capsule as well as a device containing a receptacle for the replaceable capsule retention and a fluid medium dispensing device intended for fluid medium delivery supply into the replaceable capsule. The replaceable capsule contains a peripheral wall, a bottom and a covering element. The wall, bottom and covering element limit the inner space containing the product being extracted. The bottom contains an inlet zone for supply of a certain quantity of fluid medium by the fluid medium dispensing device through the inlet zone into the capsule. The covering element contains an outlet zone for supply of prepared beverage through the outlet zone from the capsule into the vessel. While the capsule contains the product being extracted, the flow resistance of the capsule inlet zone is less than that of the outlet zone.

EFFECT: system according to the invention enables prepared beverage quality improvement.

30 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: cartridge for coffee or soluble products for beverage preparation includes a container for placement of coffee or a soluble product, a cover positioned on the container so that to enable forming of a top wall through which hot water under pressure penetrates into the container for beverage preparation, a filter to be accommodated inside the container over the container bottom wall for beverage extraction. The container bottom wall has at least one attenuated thinner central for rupture with the help of an external mechanical means or under the pressure of the liquid inside the cartridge with formation of at least one hole for the beverage release from the cartridge. Made in the container bottom wall are at least one helical groove and at least one helical projection that alternate beginning from the bottom wall peripheral edge and terminating in the attenuated central section.

EFFECT: invention ensures the possibility of beverage whirlpool motion with further formation of dense foam.

10 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: cartridge for coffee or soluble products for beverage preparation includes a container (2) for coffee or a soluble product, a cover (6) on the container forming the top wall through which hot water under pressure penetrates into the container for beverage preparation, a filter (4) to be accommodated inside the container (2) over the container bottom wall (20), the beverage passing through the said filter. The container wall (20) has at least one section that becomes destroyed when the pressure of the liquid inside the cartridge reaches the preset value with formation of at least one hole (50) for extraction of the beverage from the cartridge (1). The destructible section is formed by means of a notch or a groove (26) isolating a thinner section of the container (2) bottom wall (20) from the central reinforcement ribs (27) for formation of at least one flexible tab (28) that is attached to the bottom wall along the edge and may be separated from the central reinforcement ribs (27) to form a hole for the beverage passage.

EFFECT: invention ensures production of a beverage with thick lasting foam.

10 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: food-processing industry, in particular, capsule, which may be used for producing of espresso-coffee.

SUBSTANCE: portioned capsule has constructional member arranged between capsule bottom and substance and/or between capsule cover and substance and provided with plurality of openings and channels defined by embossment relief for water distribution or for collecting of prepared beverage.

EFFECT: increased efficiency by uniform washing with water and, as a result, improved extraction of substance.

14 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: packing equipment, particularly containers disposable after usage thereof or adapted to store substance which is infused or solved in situ.

SUBSTANCE: container 1 comprises inlet orifice 4 to supply aqueous medium into container, compartment 8 with beverage ingredient and outlet orifice 5 for ready drink. Container has beverage channel. Container also comprises jet forming means 16 disposed inside the channel in front of outlet orifice or located inside it, as well as at least one air inlet orifice 18 and liquid jet pressure reduction means 17. Air supplied through at least one inlet orifice 18 aerates the beverage in the form of a great number of small bubbles. Container enables to prepare espresso coffee under low pressure, for instance under pressure of not more than 2·105 Pa.

EFFECT: increased simplicity of coffee preparation, reduced pressure necessary for espresso coffee preparation.

20 cl;, 7 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to devices for preparing drinks. Proposed pack is closed flexible cartridge providing extraction under pressure and contains powder for preparing drink. Cartridge consists of first and second sheets of round, oval or polygonal form, between which space is left for powder and which are welded to each other along outer edge. First sheet is made of filter paper or nonwoven material. Second sheet is made of filter paper or nonwoven material or composite material. First sheet is made to pass water at atmospheric pressure or when is pierced by means of piercing device, and second sheet is made to pass water only if gauge pressure of 0.1 to 3 bar is built inside cartridge in process of extraction.

EFFECT: improved extraction, preparation of coffee with good foam.

5 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: packages, particularly for beverage preparation.

SUBSTANCE: capsule 8 adapted to be extracted under pressure in extraction device contains component 12 for beverage preparation in closed system. Installed in the closed system are capsule opening means, which provide capsule opening at the time of its use and allowing beverage pouring out due to fluid pressure increase in chamber.

EFFECT: prevention of beverage contact with extraction device.

29 cl, 17 dwg

FIELD: mechanics.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to tight cartridges and can be used in devices intended for preparation of drinks. The cartridge contains one or more drink ingredients and is made of air- and watertight materials. The cartridge contains or can form, at least, one inlet to feed water inside it and, at least, one outlet. Water flows through the cartridge radially inside from, at least, one inlet towards, at least, one outlet.

EFFECT: higher extraction of drink ingredients.

23 cl, 37 dwg, 3 tbl

FIELD: food products, mechanics.

SUBSTANCE: cartridge contains one or more beverage ingredients and is substantially made of air- and waterproof materials. The cartridge comprises a storing chamber for one or more beverage ingredients and a collecting chamber. The collecting chamber actually encircles the chamber peripherals. The cartridge is fitted with a hole through which one or more ingredients can be placed into the storing chamber. The hole is closed with a cover having two sectors: one of them covers collecting chamber and the other - storing chamber. The first cover sector is pierced when using so that to let in the water flow into the collecting chamber. The cover is pierced so that to let out beverage flow produced by interaction of water and one or more beverage ingredients in the storing chamber.

EFFECT: punches are not clogged up when using the cartridge.

28 cl, 46 dwg

FIELD: mechanics, foodstuffs.

SUBSTANCE: proposed cartridge contains one or several drink ingredients and is made of air- and water-tight materials. The said cartridge comprises a water inlet and a prepared drink outlet. The aforesaid cartridge includes an outer and inner elements, the latter being fitted in the former and an appliance to produce strongly-gasified drink jet. The aforesaid appliance has a hole made on drink way from inlet to outlet constricted by the inner and outer element opposed surfaces.

EFFECT: reliable structure sustaining increased inner pressure.

23 cl, 37 dwg

FIELD: transportation, packing.

SUBSTANCE: cartridge intended for beverage preparation in a car. The cartridge comprises one or more beverage ingredients and is made of air- and water-tight materials. One or more of the beverage ingredients is a liquid chocolate ingredient, the said chocolate ingredient has a viscosity of 70 to 3900 mPa·s at the room temperature. The cartridge has an inlet opening for the introduction of water medium into the cartridge, and an outlet opening at the same side of the cartridge that the inlet opening, for the discharge of the beverage made of the liquid chocolate ingredient. The cartridge has at least one inlet opening for air and means for beverage stream pressure reduction so, in the process of use, air in the form of many bubbles is introduced into the beverage from at least one of the said openings. The ingredients may be soup, juice, or may be based on dairy or coffee products.

EFFECT: development of container, which is safe to operate while resulting product has good taste.

41 cl, 37 dwg, 2 tbl

FIELD: drinks preparation apparatuses.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to drinks preparation apparatuses, particularly to cartridges incorporated with appropriate machine, from example, those to prepare coffee, tea, cappuccino etc. Proposed cartridge contains one or more drink liquid ingredients and is made from air- and watertight materials. It comprises liquid inlet, compartment to accommodate liquid ingredients and outlet to force prepared drink out. Aforesaid compartment includes the device decelerating dilution of at least a portion of the said ingredients on feeding water into the said compartment. In operation water way passes from inlet to outlet, while aforesaid dilution decelerating device comprises a gate constricting ingredient flow into water flow.

EFFECT: easy and reliable operation, chances to produce wide range of drinks.

77 cl, 49 dwg

FIELD: process engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to metered dispensing of substance from container filled with single portion of aforesaid substance. Proposed system comprises container containing single portion of substance and comprising deformable body. Dispenser comprises container receiver and allows opening the container. Aforesaid receiver comprises variable-volume chamber to receive container. Container housing features bottom, wall running from aforesaid bottom and flat peripheral edge arranged around the hole. Aforesaid edge is made integral with wall and extends outward, while hole is covered by a layer tightly jointed to said peripheral edge with the help of sealing peripheral seam. Aforesaid receiver comprises thrust surface interacting with rear side of aforesaid peripheral edge rear side, and cover that serves to support aforesaid layer. Dispenser includes also body flattening means arranged in compression chamber for contact with container bottom. Container is furnished with substance identifier. On flattening the container, aforesaid layer bulges to get into recess for container to be opened.

EFFECT: no need in special cutting tools.

55 cl, 73 dwg

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