Global patent index - EP 1020694 A1

EP 1020694 A1 2000-07-19 - Apparatus for cooling beer and other beverages in kegs for on-tap dispensing

Title (en)

Apparatus for cooling beer and other beverages in kegs for on-tap dispensing

Title (de)

Kühlgerät für Bier und andere Getränke in Fässer zur angezapften Abgabe

Title (fr)

Appareil à refroidir de la bière et d'autres boissons en fûts pour la distribution en tonneau

Publication

EP 1020694 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99126144 A

Priority

IT FO990002 A

Abstract (en)

An apparatus for cooling beer and other beverages in kegs for on-tap dispensing, wherein the keg that contains the beer or other beverage to be dispensed on tap is cooled by wetting the entire lateral surface of the keg with cold water that flows continuously out of a plurality of holes provided in a lower part of a rigid tube (4) which is curved so as to form a ring and is fitted on the top of the keg, is closed at one end, and is connected at the other end, by means of a flexible tube (3), to a pump for recirculating the water, said water, after wetting the keg, being cooled again by a refrigeration system. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F25D 31/00; B67D 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/08 (2006.01); F25D 31/00 (2006.01); F25D 17/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/0861 (2013.01); F25D 31/006 (2013.01); F25D 17/02 (2013.01); F25D 2331/802 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

IT 99000002 U

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 1020694 A1 20000719

INPADOC legal status

2001-01-17 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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