Global Patent Index - EP 1067088 A1

EP 1067088 A1 2001-01-10 - Draught breverage refrigerator

Title (en)

Draught breverage refrigerator

Title (de)

Kühlvorrichtung für unter Druck stehende Getränke

Title (fr)

Dispositif de réfrigération de boissons à la pression

Publication

EP 1067088 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00305488 A

Priority

GB 9915567 A

Abstract (en)

Refrigeration apparatus for use in the dispensing of draught beverages comprising a heat exchanger (12) through which flows beverage (6) to be dispensed, beverage flowing through the heat exchanger being in heat exchange relationship with a flow of a fluid cooled below ambient temperature following its controlled expansion, characterised in that the fluid comprises carbon dioxide (16) and in that the expanded carbon dioxide is vented to atmosphere. <IMAGE>

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

B67D 1/08; F25D 31/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B67D 1/08 (2006.01); F25D 31/00 (2006.01); F25D 3/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25D 31/003 (2013.01); B67D 1/0857 (2013.01); F25D 3/10 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1067088 A1 20010110; CA 2312620 A1 20010102; GB 9915567 D0 19990901; ZA 200003248 B 20010117

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