Abstract

A beverage preparation machine that includes a housing, a pump which vibrates during use and which is mounted in the housing, and a dampener for preventing or reducing the transmission of vibrations from the pump to other machine parts. The damper includes a spring on which the pump is mounted …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Markus Lang, Peter Mori
Assignees (initial): Nestec S.A. (Vevey, CH)
Agents: Winston & Strawn LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Renee L Miller, Dana Ross (USPTO dept. 3742)

Claims

  • 1. A beverage preparation machine comprising: a housing; a pump which vibrates during use …
  • 2. The machine of claim 1 , which further comprises a further spring provided …
  • 3. A beverage preparation machine comprising: a housing; a pump which vibrates during use …

International priority data

EP: PCT/EP2009/053368 / Mar. 23, 2009 (regional)

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Drawings

Brief Description of the Drawings

The invention will now be described with reference to the schematic drawings, wherein: FIG. 1 shows an internal structure of a beverage preparation machine according to the invention; and FIG. …

Description

Background

1. Field of the Invention The present invention concerns the fixation of a pump in a beverage preparation machine, in particular the fixation of a reciprocating piston pump. For the purpose …

Detailed Description

FIG. 1 illustrates different parts of a beverage preparation machine. Typically, this type of beverage preparation machine is suitable to prepare coffee, tea and/or other hot beverages including soups …

More details about Pump Mount in a Beverage Preparation Machine

Miscellaneous patent data

The application number is 13/203,952 (U.S.), the inventor's last name is Mori, and his first name is Peter, the patent extension term is 464 days, categorized under Beverage as a primary classification, similar documents are classified under using irradiation or electric treatment, e.g. ultrasonic waves, Superposed or steaming, Devices for removing stalks from fruit, detachable type, Soup concentrates, e.g. powders, cakes, containing carboxyl groups, Frying-pans, including lids or basting devices, drip or crumb receiving means, Combined, Removing bitter or other undesirable substances, Amino acids, peptides or proteins, tools driven from the top side, Other culinary hand implements, e.g. spatulas, pincers, forks or like food holders, ladles, skimming ladles, cooking spoons, Spoon-holders attached to cooking pots, Drip segregating, receiving or directing, Ribbed rotating disc or cylinder, developed by Peter Mori et al., the grant date is Oct. 21, 2014 (publication date), the invention description is illustrated by 2 drawings, the grant number is 08863648 (publication number), the drawings include the following: greater detail the fixation of a pump, Pump Mount in a Beverage, structure of a beverage preparation, the invention is named Pump Mount in a Beverage Preparation Machine, was examined by Dana Ross, the main examiner, Renee L Miller, the assistant (3742 USPTO department), 18 claims comprise the protection scope, the recorded agent - Winston & Strawn LLP, explained by 2 figures, the assignee location is Vevey (CH); its company is Nestec S.A., the exemplary claims include number 1, the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, particularly claims a beverage preparation machine comprising: a housing; a pump which vibrates…, the published applicant's name is Mori Peter, the application publication date is Jan. 7, 2010.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Dispensing spouts, pumps, drain valves or like liquid transporting devices, Beverage, Foods or foodstuffs, Their preparation or treatment, Parts or details of beverage-making apparatus. The designated search classifications include Measuring, Testing, or Controlling by Inanimate Means, Dispensing spouts, pumps, drain valves or like liquid transporting devices, Infusors, With signal, indicator or observation means, Beverage.

Patent details
Publication number 08863648
Publication date Oct. 21, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/203,952
Application date Jan. 7, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 13
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2010/108700
Int. publication Sep. 30, 2010
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/EP2010/050099
Filed internationally Jan. 7, 2010
National stage date Aug. 30, 2011
Extension term 464
National classification 99/275
Total number of claims 18
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 2
Number of figures 2
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