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1. WO1998015462 - BEVERAGE INFUSION DEVICE

Publication Number WO/1998/015462
Publication Date 16.04.1998
International Application No. PCT/US1997/018322
International Filing Date 09.10.1997
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 06.04.1998
IPC
A47G 19/16 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
GHOUSEHOLD OR TABLE EQUIPMENT
19Table service
12Vessels or pots for table use
16Tea infusers, e.g. infusing bags, egg-shaped infusers
B65D 81/00 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
81Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents
CPC
A47G 19/16
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
GHOUSEHOLD OR TABLE EQUIPMENT
19Table service
12Vessels or pots for table use
16Tea infusers, e.g. infusing bags, egg-shaped infuses
B65D 85/8085
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
85Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials
70for materials not otherwise provided for
804Disposable containers or packages with contents which are ; mixed,; infused or dissolved in situ ; , i.e. without having been previously removed from the package
808for immersion in the liquid ; to release part or all of their contents; , e.g. tea bags
8085characterised by an outer package, e.g. wrappers or boxes for enclosing tea-bags
Applicants
  • JSD PARTNERS [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • MILONE, Henry, S.
Agents
  • DeLIO, Anthony, P.
Priority Data
08/728,82710.10.1996US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) BEVERAGE INFUSION DEVICE
(FR) DISPOSITIF D'INFUSION DE BOISSON
Abstract
(EN)
The device of the present invention enables the infusion of the beverage. In the preferred embodiment the beverage infusion device has a substantially tubular handle (22) having a bore (22') therethrough and a substantially tubular body (24) having coaxial inner (26) and outer (28) walls. The body is movably disposed in the handle. The body has three rectangular infusion openings (34a,b) on the outer wall to facilitate the cross-flow of a beverage through three porous pouches (30). The inner wall and the outer wall defining a region wherein the rectangular porous pouches containing an infusible beverage substance are positioned in cooperation with the rectangular infusion openings. The body outer wall having first and second ends and wherein a flange is formed near the first end of the outer wall. The handle having first and second ends and first and second detents (38a,b) on the handle first end, the second detent being deeper than the first detent. A space is defined between the detents. The flange rests in the space between the first and second detents.
(FR)
La présente invention concerne un dispositif permettant d'infuser une boisson. Dans le mode de réalisation préféré, ce dispositif d'infusion de boisson comprend un manche sensiblement tubulaire (22) doté d'un alésage (22') le traversant, et un corps sensiblement tubulaire (24) présentant des parois coaxiales intérieure (26) et extérieure (28). Ce corps est placé de façon amovible dans le manche. Le corps est doté de trois orifices d'infusion rectangulaires (34a,b) sur la paroi extérieure en vue de faciliter le passage d'une boisson à travers trois sachets poreux (30). La paroi intérieure et la paroi extérieure définissent une zone où lesdits sachets poreux rectangulaires contenant une substance d'infusion de boisson sont placés de manière à coopérer avec les orifices d'infusion rectangulaires. La paroi extérieure du corps est dotée d'une première et d'une seconde extrémités, et un rebord est formé près de la première extrémité de la paroi extérieure. Le manche est doté d'une première et d'une seconde extrémités, et de deux crans situés sur la première extrémité du manche, le second cran étant plus profond que le premier. Un espace est défini entre les crans. Le rebord prend appui dans l'espace situé entre les premier et second crans.
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