Horizontal unit for beverages preparation, using capsules, containing powder food

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: horizontal unit for beverages preparation, using capsules containing powder food, contains the first part (4) and the second part (6), which are movable between the working position, in which it form the extraction chamber (8) for capsule (2) and the capsule (2) insert position, in which it is located at the distance from each other and the driving means (17) for reciprocating movement of two parts (4), (6), containing the connection lever mechanism (21) - crank (19), connected to the moving part (4), (6). In the working position the crank (19) rests on the part of the unit supporting structure (3). The crank (19) also contains at least the first support section (56) and/or the second support section (58), which interact in contact in the unit closed position, respectively, on at least the first shoulder (57) and/or the second shoulder (59), formed by the supporting structure (3), at that the mentioned shoulders are respectively positioned in such a way as to prevent the crank (19) movement towards the shaft parallel to the axis line and/or the crank (19) movement transversely to the plane in which it rotates.

EFFECT: improved unit operation reliability.

9 cl, 14 dwg

 



 

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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: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: this device relates to a brewing device for extraction of a portion capsule with the first brewing chamber element and the second brewing chamber element; the first and/or the second brewing chamber element(s) is(are) designed so that to enable movement along an axial direction between the charging position (wherein the first and the second elements are positioned at a distance from each other) and the extraction position (wherein the first and the second elements form an essentially enclosed brewing chamber); the first brewing chamber element has at least one first perforated means for the portion capsule perforation that is positioned along the Earth gravity field over a horizontal plane stretching essentially at a right angle relative to the gravity field and essentially centrally.

EFFECT: prevention of the possibility of the capsule substance downward sliding during extraction which significantly increases the quantity of beverage particles in the stream; at the same time, the risk of the perforating means injuring the user is decreased during the capsule charging into the brewing chamber.

15 cl, 25 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to beverage preparation systems. The beverage preparation system using a capsule includes a capsule containing a body having an injection surface and an extraction surface with a hole on the wider side and ending in a flange with a free end as well as the beverage supply part. The beverage preparation device includes the first chamber part with a cavity, its shape adapted for tight grasp of the capsule body and a clamping surface engaging with the flange for clamping to it as well as the second part of the chamber with an extraction plate. At least one of the two parts of the chamber is designed so that to enable movement relative to the other part from the opened position wherein the capsule is inserted to the closed position wherein the capsule is locked between the two parts of the chamber. According to the invention, the first part (14) of the chamber contains capsule-grasping means (32, 38) for allowing to retain capsules in the said cavity of the first part of the chamber during movement from the closed to the opened position; the capsule contains matching means (8, 39) intended to be grasped by the said grasping means.

EFFECT: grasping and release means are intended for a spent capsule handling after the beverage extraction process and ensure exclusion of the risk of the capsule accidental delay by the extraction plate as well as reliable removal of the capsule from the device.

13 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a method for beverage preparation in the beverage preparation machine with usage of a capsule containing a shell wherein tea leaves are placed. The method involves the following stages: a) water supply into the capsule for pouring tea leaves in the capsule shell, b) water supply with maximum flow rate for tea leaves wetting equal to 80 ml/min, c) water supply into the capsule till obtainment of the required volume of beverage supplied; during at least one period at stage b), water is supplied into the capsule for tea leaves stirring with the flow rate for such stirring exceeding that for wetting.

EFFECT: method improvement.

12 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: capsule for preparation of a food product in the device fit for liquid delivery into the capsule contains a compartment with food ingredients being mixed with the delivered liquid for the food product preparation, and a filter intended for removal of impurities contained in the liquid. The filter is represented by a filtering appliance consisting of a filtering membrane and an outlet wall whereon the filtering membrane relies. In the outlet wall, there is a liquid outlet hole communicating with the said compartment. The capsule contains a body limiting the compartment and a filter seat for accommodation of the filtering appliance therein; the filter seat is positioned upstream the compartment. Additionally, the invention relates to a filtering unit.

EFFECT: prevention of the filter deformation as a result of pressure of liquid supplied into the capsule.

15 cl, 20 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a portion capsule for beverage preparation which has a hollow space wherein beverage raw materials are envisaged; a hole is made in the portion capsule for beverage preparation.

EFFECT: design improvement.

12 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: two parts of the chamber may be tightly compressed for a capsule accommodation. In an opened position the capsule may be retained in an intermediate position between the chamber parts with the help of the installation unit that contains guides positioned opposite each other, preferably - within a vertical installation plane and intended for guiding diametrally opposite sections of the capsule flange for retention in the intermediate position. One of the guides is designed as a turning guide while the opposite one is a splitting guide. The splitting guide has a cut-out designed so that the capsule may turn from the intermediate position relative to the turning guide and become released from the splitting guide. Prior to reaching the closed position, the capsule is released from the splitting guide at the first movement stage and from the turning guide - at the second movement stage due to impact of at least one chamber part thereon.

EFFECT: invention provides for low production cost and compactness of the design.

19 cl, 14 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a beverage preparation system containing capsules (1) with a beverage ingredient with an identification element (6) as well as a beverage preparation device wherein such capsules are placed; the said device contains a contact means (8) for physical contact with the capsule identification element (6) for readout of information from it as well as a control means connected to the contact means and intended for control of the beverage preparation device operation (11) depending on information read out; the contact means (8) contains: at least one moving board (81) that mechanically contacts the capsule identification element (6) and a resilient support element (82), contacting the probe on one side and conjugated with an electronic circuit (9) on the other; the element of the resilient support element contacting the probe has a shape ensuring the possibility of deformation when the probe applies force to it, such deformation occurring partially crosswise to the direction of the force being applied.

EFFECT: design improvement.

13 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: process engineering.

SUBSTANCE: proposed device comprises sealing unit (1) to house capsule (51) with stock for extraction. Said sealing unit (1) comprises first part and second part displacing relative to first one. It differs from known designs in that said first and second parts make the outlet (3) for discharge of extraction products from capsule (51). Sealing system for said device differs in that seal (61, 62) comprises at least one peripheral sealing edge abutting on capsule surface in line or strip to press capsule wall to capsule contents. Sealing edge extends inward towards extraction fluid inlet to make extraction fluid pressure press said sealing edge against said capsule.

EFFECT: perfected design.

14 cl, 15 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: system for beverage preparation with usage of a product being extracted contains a replaceable capsule, a device containing a receptacle socket for the replaceable capsule retaining and a device for fluid medium output into the capsule under pressure. The capsule contains a rigid peripheral wall, a bottom, covering the peripheral wall at the first end, and a covering element covering the peripheral wall at the second end. The wall, the bottom and the covering element limit the inner space containing the product being extracted. The bottom contains an input zone. The device for the fluid medium output is designed so that to communicate (via the fluid medium) with the input zone for the fluid medium supplying into the beverage preparation product being extracted. The covering element contains an output zone. The system contains an output that, during usage, communicates with the output zone via the fluid medium. The receptacle socket is designed so that to enable the beverage output from the replaceable capsule through the output zone containing a filter layer represented by a layer of a non-woven and/or woven fibrous material and containing at least one first area where the non-woven and/or woven fibrous material is sealed for prevention of liquid output through the said area and multiple second areas where the non-woven and/or woven fibrous material is not sealed for ensuring the liquid output through the said area.

EFFECT: beverage quality enhancement.

23 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: this invention relates to improved beverage preparation devices, in particular, to a beverage preparation device of the type where pre-packaged beverage ingredient capsules are used. The capsules may be designed so that to provide for air capture with a view of desirable foam formation. Air inlet holes are made in the inlet fitting to enable air passage into the beverage preparation device, thus to be captured. The air inlet holes pass mainly through the sides of the fitting while in a lifted position within the fitting expanded section.

EFFECT: invention reduces beverage flow into and through air inlet holes thus promoting cleanness.

14 cl, 12 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: feeding head for a machine for making drinks comprises a movable first part and a fixed second part. The first part is made with the possibility of displacement relative to the second part between the open position and the closed position. In the open position the first part is arranged with the possibility to load a capsule into the feeding head. In the closed position the first part and the second part are arranged with the possibility to retain the specified capsule in the distribution position. The feeding head additionally comprises an inlet punch and an outlet punch, which are aligned in the same direction and are made with the possibility of rotation relative to the fixed second part between the pulled-in position and punching position.

EFFECT: reduced dimensions of the punching mechanism.

44 cl, 19 dwg

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