Batch carbonator and method of forming a carbonated beverage

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9723863
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14803513

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A batch carbonation apparatus includes a housing defining a vessel cavity. The housing includes an agitation mechanism. The pressure vessel includes a cap that has a CO2 inlet and a CO2 outlet is provided. The pressure vessel also includes a seal. The pressure vessel is moveable into an out of the vessel cavity. A locking mechanism is provided and is attached to the agitation mechanism to removably lock the cap and seal relative to the pressure vessel. A CO2 source is connected to a plurality of valves where each valve has a differing pressure. A selection toggle is attached to the housing. A control mechanism is coupled to the plurality of valves. A user selects a desired carbonation level using the selection toggle and CO2 is introduced to the pressure vessel at a specified pressure wherein the agitation mechanism agitates liquid within the pressure vessel forming a carbonated beverage having a selected carbonation level. Also disclosed is a process of forming a carbonated beverage in a batch.

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CORNELIUS INC101 BROADWAY STREET WEST OSSEO MN 55369

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Njaastad, David K Palatine, US 19 65
Sevcik, Scott Crystal Lake, US 8 55
Tinucci, Peter S Wheaton, US 8 63

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