Device for drink production, comprising at least one tube for fluid movement

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: device for drink production comprises at least one tube (1) for fluid movement, in particular the tube (1), which is equipped with the slot (3), passing along the tube (1) length between one end (11) of the tube (1) and the other end (12) of the tube (1). The tube (1) opens in slot (3) place, what is important for the cleaning purposes.

EFFECT: tube is rather well applicable in appliances such as the milk foamer, where liquids are used that tend to create the system contamination when these liquids movement, the flexible material can be used in the tube so that the tube may be expanded for assuming the plain shape.

10 cl, 6 dwg

 



 

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FIELD: transport, distribution.

SUBSTANCE: device contains socket for cartridge made capable to accept cartridge with ingredient for extraction; beverage outlet hole connected with cartridge socket for beverage distribution during extraction; as well as liquid injection unit containing pump for liquid charging and delivery from source through cartridge socket to beverage outlet hole. Liquid injection unit additionally contains valve located between the pump and beverage outlet hole cartridge socket. The liquid injection unit is made capable to release pressure of liquid contained in it using valve and to hold the liquid between pump and cartridge socket after the pump has been stopped thus preventing liquid leakage through beverage outlet hole.

EFFECT: perfected design.

41 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: beverage preparation apparatus contains a body (1000), a pump (800), creating vibrations during operation and installed in the body, and a damper for prevention or reduction of vibrations transfer from the pump to other parts of the apparatus. According to the invention, the beverage preparation apparatus contains a body (1000), a pump (800), creating vibrations during operation and installed in the body, and a damper for prevention or reduction of vibrations transfer from the pump to other parts of the apparatus. The damper is represented by a spring (850) whereon the pump is installed in the body. The damping spring (850) is coiled.

EFFECT: design improvement.

15 cl, 2 dwg

FIELD: transport, distribution.

SUBSTANCE: pressurised boiler (1) comprises first three-way valve (5), dispenser (2) and control board. First valve (5) comprises sear (6) made integral with boiler (1) and guide part (7) screwed in seat (6). Dispenser (2) receives hot water from boiler (1) via first pipe (8) and comprises multiple interconnected feed elements (18), each including three branches (19-21) including p.c.b.-controlled closing elements (22) to feed hot water for preparation of selected hot drink. First valve (5) feeds hot water from boiler (1) to dispenser (2) and air to dispenser (2) at draining the water downstream of boiler (1) so that it runs from the system and does not get cooled between two preparations. Boiler (1) and dispenser (2) can be spaced apart.

EFFECT: perfected design.

6 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: personal usage articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a beverage preparation device including a water circulation system that includes: a water source with an outlet, a pump with a support element intended for the pump fixation in the said device and an inseparable water pipeline with an inlet and an outlet, intended for directing water from the water source to the pump. The pipeline outlet is connected to the pump, the water source outlet connected to the water pipeline inlet with the help of a ring-shaped sealing element representing an integral projecting part of the pipeline inlet or the pipeline outlet. The pump base is an integral part of the water pipeline, in particular - the pipeline outlet.

EFFECT: device design simplification and increase of the device assembly automation degree.

19 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention is to be applied in automatic machines for hot beverages preparation. The tube maker has a tube valve (1) containing a tube conduit (2, 2') for liquids (35) and/or gases, a clamping appliance (17a, 17b) adjusting the device flow (5, 6, 7). The clamping appliance is designed so that to enable the tube conduit compression to decrease its inner diameter with a view of regulating the flow of liquid through the tube conduit (2, 2'). The appliance (5, 6, 7) adjusting the device flow changes the tube conduit (2, 2') orientation during operation. The clamping appliance (17a, 17b) is connected to the flow adjustment device (5, 6, 7). Additionally described is the tube valve (1) design way. The tube valve (1) contains the flow adjustment device (5, 6, 7) orientation that adjusts the tube conduit direction during operation.

EFFECT: improvement of design.

9 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a beverage preparation device (1) that contains a beverage preparation chamber (20)(the design whereof ensures interaction between the liquid and beverage ingredient (T) contained therein, a means (8) for or supply of the liquid into the said chamber (20), a means (7) for heating the liquid (installed inside the liquid supply means (8)) as well as an air separation section (30) (installed inside the liquid supply means (8) downstream the heating means (7) for separation of air or any other gas as may be contained in the liquid). According to the invention, the air separation section (30) contains the liquid inlet (35), a means (55) for dissipation of kinetic energy of the liquid supplied through the inlet (35), an outlet (37) for liquid removal from the air separation chamber (30)(which outlet is separated from the inlet by the kinetic energy dissipation means) as well as an air outlet for (39) for air removal from the air separation chamber (30)(the outlet equally separated fro the inlet by the same kinetic energy dissipation means); the means (55) for dissipation of kinetic energy of the liquid supplied through the inlet (35) is designed so that to enable at least double change of liquid flow direction (W) for the opposite.

EFFECT: beverage preparation device (1) ensured reduced content of air in liquid applied for brewing the beverage ingredient (T).

15 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: present invention relates to a beverage dispensing machine and this machine operation method, in particular, to a full automatic or semi-automatic machine dispensing coffee/beverage. The beverage dispensing machine is equipped with a brewing chamber (2) and at least one electrovalve for control of flow rate of the beverage flowing out of the brewing chamber (2); the said at least one electrovalve represents a piezoelectric valve (3. 3'). The method for operation of the beverage dispensing machine equipped with a brewing chamber contains a stage whereat one controls the chamber outlet hole opening/closing operation to the required extent via an electrovalve which represents a piezoelectric valve (3. 3').

EFFECT: invention is aimed at offering a machine for beverage dispensing, the machine can easily be controlled and kept cleaned, allows fast control of the beverage flow rate at the brewing chamber outlet and immediate control of the valve located at the brewing outlet chamber at the stage of beverage preparation and dispensing in order to compensate for possible deviations of other parameters of the machine from the optimal value.

22 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: proposed is a device for production of hot beverages by way of brewing a water-extractable substance consisting of separate particles and represented by the beverage powder. The device (1) contains a water heater (6), hot brewing water delivery appliances (5) and a brewing zone (24). The transportation tool shaped as a worm shaft (10) having at least one helical blade (13) is used for the substance transportation through the brewing zone (24) and is partly enclosed by the casing (18). Delivery of the substance into and from the brewing zone (24) is done in one and the same direction. The device has an expression zone (25) positioned downstream the brewing zone (24) where the substance is compressed in the axial direction for the extract expression. The worm shaft (10) of the device (1) passes along at least the brewing zone (24) and the expression zone (25), the helical blade (13) pitch in the expression zone (25) being less than in the brewing zone (24) which enables free variation of the volume of the beverage portion being prepared within a wide range.

EFFECT: preparation of hot beverages from powder.

29 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: process engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to water treatment and may be used to proportion water purification additive into water. Proposed cartridge 120 comprises casing 130, cylinder 140 arranged inside said casing and containing suitable additive for water, pump 150 jointed with said casing and communicated with said cylinder 140, release check valve 158 communicated with pump 150 and comprising two sealing surfaces. Cartridge pump, when activated, may metre our certain amount of additive for water from said cylinder. Cartridge may be disposable device with no additive accumulation points in its fluid line downstream of said two sealing surfaces of release check valve. Cartridge casing feature curved cross section formed by first and second lateral convex walls. Note here that convex curves of first and second lateral walls are directed in one direction.

EFFECT: possibility to connect cartridge to various water treatment device, good water treatment.

20 cl, 20 dwg

FIELD: machine building.

SUBSTANCE: filling valve (1) of drink making device consists of case (2). Case (2) includes inlet orifice (6) for water connected with a pump, outlet orifice (7) for water connected with a heater and element (5) of drainage and blowing designed for drainage of water and/or for air exhaust during filling. Valve assembly (3) is located in case (2) and consists of seat (9) travelling into closed position of element (5) when specified pressure is raised in inlet orifice (6). Pressure is boosted with a pump during extraction or drink making. Seat (9) travels into a closed position of outlet orifice (7) under effect of a flexible element, when pressure in inlet orifice (6) drops. Also, thee are disclosed the inventions referring to the drink making device, to the pump with alternate pressure and to the water heater each containing filling valve (1).

EFFECT: increased reliability of valve and of all devices where it is implemented.

25 cl, 12 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: present invention relates to dispensing device for dispensing coffee, or milk, or milk froth, to the beverage preparing machine with such dispensing device. The dispensing device comprises at least a first tube for supplying coffee and a second tube for supplying steam, and the first tube for supplying coffee passes into at least one outlet tube for coffee, and the second tube has an outlet for steam; the mixing device for mixing milk with steam and/or air, at that the mixing device comprises a tube for supplying milk, a tube for supplying air, an inlet for supplying steam and an outlet tube for dispensing milk and/or milk froth, and also a housing which at least partially surrounds the respective tubes, the outlet tube and the mixing device. The housing comprises a first housing part and a second housing part. The technical result is due to the compact structure, using which the ability is implemented of quick and easy dismounting of some parts that come into contact with milk, for washing.

EFFECT: improvement of design.

17 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: method of operating a computer interactively with a user interface device to prepare a beverage recipe for an integrated beverage preparation system, having a dispensing module for dispensing selected ingredients into a beverage container and a blending/mixing module which blends and/or mixes ingredients in the beverage container, said method including a step of: executing on the computer a recipe program which includes: presenting to a user one or more images on a display of said user interface device for said user to enter recipe parameters for said beverage recipe; and saving said entered recipe parameters as said beverage recipe in memory associated with said computer, and then executing the program responsible for the user selection of said saved recipe to prepare the beverage. Said recipe parameters include a blending profile for blending coarse particles without changing granularity and/or a mixing profile for grinding coarse particles into a finely ground product for the blending and/or mixing module for blending and/or mixing ingredients in the beverage container.

EFFECT: creating a beverage recipe and saving said recipe, the saved recipe having parameters which include mixture parameters for mixing coarse particles without changing granularity or blending profile for grinding coarse particles.

16 cl, 63 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to cold and hot water supply apparatus The cold and hot water dispenser includes cooling and heating means for water cooling and heating and contains a feeding pipe having a flow tract formed therein to ensure flow of water as well as a pair of support ribs formed in the longitudinal direction of the feeding pipe in the form of projections on such pipe outer surface. The dispenser contains a support groove formed between the support ribs, a temperature sensor mounted on the support ribs and a temperature regulation tube positioned inside or outside the feeding pipe along the feeding pipe longitudinal direction; the said tube contains a space for accommodation of means for cooling and heating of water flowing through the pipe with the help of such cooling or heating means. The protective section is positioned outside the feeding pipe and the temperature regulation tube and contains heat transfer fragments.

EFFECT: invention enables enhancement of cooling activity or heating efficiency, maximising the contact area and minimising the quantity of water intended for heating per unit of the temperature regulation tune area.

11 cl, 37 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the beverages preparation field. The method for preparation of a foamed or cream instant beverage involves the stages of injection of the specified volume of cold water into at least one capsule containing the composition intended to ensure foam-formation during cold water injection. Then one ensures dispensation of the instant beverage being the result of cold water interaction with the capsule contents; in the beverage the said interaction leads to the capsule contents dissolution in cold water under pressure and without mechanical stirring. Cold water is sequentially injected into at least two capsules in the extraction device for the milk-based instant beverage preparation; in the device the first capsule, wherein water is injected, contains dry milk, a whitening component and sugar; the second capsule, wherein water is injected, contains dry milk, a basic soluble taste-and-flavouring component and sugar.

EFFECT: one proposes a new method for preparation of a milk-based cream beverage from a capsule.

17 cl, 9 tbl

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the field of preparation of beverages. The device for preparation of beverages, implementing the claimed method, comprises a device designed for brewing the beverage based on the components placed in the capsule. And the device for the beverage comprises a means for holding the capsule in the given position. Also it comprises an injection means for adding hot water into the capsule while holding the capsule in the given position. The injection means is equipped with a piercing element with an internal axial channel for hot water supply, and the internal axial channel is oriented nearly horizontally with penetration of the piercing element through the capsule membrane. The injection means is equipped with at least one outlet for directing the hot water down to the lowest part of the capsule while holding the capsule in the given position. Two side outlets are bored holes.

EFFECT: group of inventions enables to add hot water directly on the tea leaves which are concentrated in the lower part of the capsule.

11 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the field of household appliances. Espresso coffee machine contains a boiler and a pump for hot water supply under pressure in one or several cooking groups (1), each of which comprises a container for preparatory infusion of a certain dose of ground coffee, a supply pipe for hot water, and an outlet pipe. The inlet of each cooking group has manual control to selective coupling of the container for powdered coffee with the supply pipe for hot water, with an outlet pipe or with both pipes for preparatory infusion of powdered coffee.

EFFECT: invention enables to set the length of preparatory infusion at the user option.

5 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a heater, through which the fluid flows to heat the fluid passing through the channel, and to an apparatus for brewing a drink with this heater. The heater, through which the fluid flows, comprises: a channel, and an electric heating element for heating at least part of the channel. Temperature measuring unit for measuring the temperature indicating the temperature of the fluid. A device for regulating the supply of flow to control the fluid flow through the channel. Controller to control: in the first phase, by an electric heating element for preheating at least a portion of the channel, and a device for regulating the supply of flow to obtain a flow rate of fluid through the channel, which is equal to zero or relatively small in relation to the flow rate in the second and/or the third phase. The controller operates in the second phase following the first phase, an electric heating element to supply a given heating power, regardless of the measured temperature, and a device for regulating the supply of flow to produce fluid flow through the channel, and in the third phase following the second phase, an electric heating element to supply power of heating depending on the measured temperature for essentially stabilisation of the measured temperature at a given target value, and a device for regulating the supply of flow to produce fluid flow through the channel.

EFFECT: creation of a flow-through heater, which supplies fluid with more constant temperature.

14 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the field of domestic appliances. The method to operate a machine to make drinks related to a type comprising a boiling device, includes a reservoir containing water; a dispensing head to receive a cartridge during use, containing one or more drink ingredients; a pump to pump water from a reservoir into a dispensing head. At the same time it comprises a primary heater to heat water, and a secondary heater between the reservoir and the dispensing head; and also a controller to control supply to the primary heater and to the secondary heater. At the same time the method of operation comprises a stage, at which the controller is controlled to prevent power supply to the primary heater simultaneously with power supply to the secondary heater.

EFFECT: group of inventions makes it possible to increase accuracy of water temperature control and to accelerate reaction of a machine, when it is necessary to dispense drinks with different temperature.

70 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a machine for making beverages. The feeding head for machine for making beverages contains upward inlet for water supply to the capsule inserted into the feeding head. The outlet for drink flowing is down-directed. A bar code reader has a window of the bar code reader, through which signals can be transmitted. The inlet, the outlet and the window of the bar code reader and the tray for removing are located on the same line. The outlet is located between the inlet and the window of the bar code reader. The outlet and the inlet are located between the window of the bar code reader and tray for removing.

EFFECT: increased precision of the reader by preventing contamination of the window of the bar code.

18 cl, 20 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a device (1) for preparing beverages for pouring a beverage, consisting of coffee and/or milk and/or milk froth, which comprises a body (5) and the output device (10) located on the outside of the body (5) adjustable in height and having at least one outlet element (21.2, 48) for pouring. The output device (10) includes a lower part (11) and an upper part (12) designed as to be movable relative to the lower part (11), which holds the relevant outlet elements (21.2, 48), and is adapted to course relative to the body (5 ) during the first course (Su) of regulation between the lower position (Hu1) and the upper position (Hu2). On the body (5) there is a guide (15) for guiding the lower part (11) during the first course (Su) of regulation. The upper part (12) is movable relative to the body (5) of the device (1) for preparing beverages during the second course (So) of regulation between the lower position (Ho1) and the upper position (Ho2), and the device (1) for preparation beverages contains a thrust block (17) for the upper part (12), which holds the upper part (12) in the lower position (Ho1) of the second course (So) of regulation, and the lower part (11) is movable relative to the upper part (12) downward when the lower part (11) is located in the lower section (DSu) of the first course (Su) of regulation.

EFFECT: device for preparing beverages containing a height-adjustable output device, which has a great course of regulation, and can be directed steadily throughout the whole course of regulation with the help of simple tools, and provides a possibility of compact design.

12 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: kitchen appliances.

SUBSTANCE: proposed device has housing in lower part of which source of heating is placed in form of horizontally arranged plate with fitted on at least one heating element. Pan in form of closed bead is placed on surface of plate over its perimeter. Weight amount of loose material of heat accumulating element, for instance, quartz sand is arranged directly on plate in zone limited by pan. One or several removable vessels, preferably in form of cezve, is dipped into layer of sand. Limiting frame in form following the pan is installed on housing over pan. Device is furnished with plate thermoregulator and signal lamp. Plate is made hollow, and each heating element is made in form of tubular heater arranged in space of plate.

EFFECT: prevention of boiling out of coffee, keeping coffee hot, improved convenience is use as there is not necessity to switch off and regulate heating source.

7 cl, 2 dwg

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