KR101957094B1 - Coffee Capsule - Google Patents

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KR101957094B1
KR101957094B1 KR1020180017973A KR20180017973A KR101957094B1 KR 101957094 B1 KR101957094 B1 KR 101957094B1 KR 1020180017973 A KR1020180017973 A KR 1020180017973A KR 20180017973 A KR20180017973 A KR 20180017973A KR 101957094 B1 KR101957094 B1 KR 101957094B1
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강혜진
임태균
김진영
김대철
최미정
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS 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
    • B65D85/00Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials
    • B65D85/70Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials for materials not otherwise provided for
    • B65D85/804Disposable containers or packages with contents which are mixed, infused or dissolved in situ, i.e. without having been previously removed from the package
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS 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
    • B65D83/00Containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents
    • B65D83/14Containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents for delivery of liquid or semi-liquid contents by internal gaseous pressure, i.e. aerosol containers comprising propellant for a product delivered by a propellant
    • B65D83/28Nozzles, nozzle fittings or accessories specially adapted therefor

Abstract

Disclosed is a coffee capsule capable of instantly producing nitro coffee at any time, anywhere without a separate device. The coffee capsule according to the present invention comprises: an outer shell 10 formed in the shape of a bullet including an injection port 12 penetrating from the inside toward the tip; And a capsule 20 which is located inside the outer shell 10 and in which a nozzle 21 capable of being inserted into the inner space is formed by applying pressure to the inside and a coffee stock solution is stored therein, Includes a nozzle support (11) capable of supporting the nozzle (21) when the user applies pressure to the capsule (20) and pushing the nozzle (21) into the capsule (20).

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Coffee Capsule {Coffee Capsule}

The present invention relates to a coffee capsule which instantly produces nitro coffee.

Generally, the Nitro coffee, which is used as a way to maintain the density and flavor of rich bubbles in iced coffee, is produced by injecting Nitrogen into cold brew coffee and bubbles like draft beer.

However, to mix drinks such as coffee with nitrogen gas, separate high pressure nitrogen gas injection and extraction equipment is required. The capsule may be sold by being injected into a capsule, but the capsule requires a separate structure such as a dedicated jig.

Therefore, there is a need for a method capable of producing rich bubbled nitro coffee without any additional equipment or configuration.

Korean Registered Patent No. 1671574 (Registered on October 26, 2016)

As described above, the conventional Nitro coffee extracting apparatus requires a gas injection and extraction facility, which reduces portability and requires a separate dedicated configuration for portable use. Accordingly, it is an object of the present invention to overcome the drawbacks of the conventional Nitro coffee extracting apparatus and to solve the problems.

In order to achieve the above object, a coffee capsule according to the present invention includes a body accommodating part 13, a nozzle support 11 extending from the body accommodating part 13 and having a small diameter, a body accommodating part 13, And an ejection port (12) extending from the nozzle support (11) and having a small diameter to the nozzle support (11) and extending to the tip; A capsule support 20a which is located inside the outer shell 10 and which has a spring mounted thereon for guiding upward and downward movement by abutting against an inner wall of the body receiving portion 13 at a lower portion thereof, (21) located at a lower portion of the nozzle (20a) and having an upper end connected to the spring and a lower end supported by the nozzle support (11), and an inner hollow cylindrical nozzle (21) Wherein the nozzle (21) is supported on the nozzle support (11) and a portion of the upper portion is supported on the capsule support (11) by applying pressure downward on the capsule (20) And the aerosol tip 22 is inserted into the injection port 12 to discharge the inside of the coffee ground liquid and spray it to the outside.

The aerosol tip (22) comprises a coffee storage (24) in which the coffee stock solution is stored; And an aerosol hole (23) extending from an outer wall of the coffee storage part (24) and having an end abutting against the inner wall of the nozzle (21) and communicating with the coffee storage part (24) 20 is lowered to lower the aerosol tip 22 to abut against the inner wall of the nozzle 21 so that the closed aerosol hole 23 is located in the sphere of the jet opening 12 and is opened, And the coffee in the portion (24) is discharged into the jetting port (12) through the aerosol hole (23).

The injection port 12 is a conical shape whose diameter decreases from one end connected to the nozzle support 11 to the other end.

When the coffee stock solution and the high-pressure nitrogen are stored together in the coffee storage part 24 and injected into the cup through the injection port 12, bubbles are generated in the cup by mixing the coffee stock solution with high-pressure nitrogen. .

The coffee capsule according to the present invention can produce nitro coffee at any time and anywhere with a single capsule without a separate device. It has a smaller volume than a conventional can drink and is easy to carry. Because of the nitrogen gas, The foam layer is formed and the soft texture, the concentration and the flavor of the coffee can be felt until the coffee is finished.

1 is a cross-sectional view of a coffee capsule according to the present invention.
2 is a partially enlarged cross-sectional view of a coffee capsule according to the present invention before use.
3 is a partially enlarged cross-sectional view of a coffee capsule according to the present invention after use.

Hereinafter, preferred embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS The advantages and features of the present invention and the manner of achieving them will become apparent with reference to the embodiments described in detail below with reference to the accompanying drawings. The present invention may, however, be embodied in many different forms and should not be construed as limited to the embodiments set forth herein. Rather, these embodiments are provided so that this disclosure will be thorough and complete, and will fully convey the scope of the invention to those skilled in the art. Is provided to fully convey the scope of the invention to those skilled in the art, and the invention is only defined by the scope of the claims. Like reference numerals refer to like elements throughout the specification.

Unless defined otherwise, all terms (including technical and scientific terms) used herein may be used in a sense that is commonly understood by one of ordinary skill in the art to which this invention belongs. Also, commonly used predefined terms are not ideally or excessively interpreted unless explicitly defined otherwise.

The terminology used herein is for the purpose of illustrating embodiments and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention. In the present specification, the singular form includes plural forms unless otherwise specified in the specification. The terms " comprises "and / or" comprising "used in the specification do not exclude the presence or addition of one or more other elements in addition to the stated element.

Hereinafter, the coffee capsule of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings.

1 and 2, a coffee capsule according to the present invention includes an outer shell 10 in the form of a bullet, a capsule 20 located inside the outer shell 10 and including a nozzle 21 at the bottom do.

The outer shell 10 includes a body accommodating portion 13, a nozzle supporter 11 extending from the body accommodating portion 13 and having a diameter smaller than that of the body accommodating portion 13 and extending from the nozzle supporter 11 to the tip And an ejection port 12 formed to extend.

The body receiving portion 13 is a cylindrical space, and the body of the capsule 20 is accommodated therein. Here, the body receiving portion 13 is formed to be shorter than the length of the capsule 20, so that the upper portion of the capsule 20 is protruded.

The nozzle support 11 has an inner diameter smaller than the outer diameter of the nozzle 21 so as to catch the end of the nozzle 21. When the user applies pressure to the capsule 20, May be pushed into the interior of the capsule support 20a.

The injection port 12 extends from the nozzle support 11 and extends to the tip of the outer shell 10 and has a diameter smaller than the diameter of the nozzle support 11 and has a conical shape whose diameter decreases toward the tip.

The capsule 20 is placed inside the outer shell 10 and is a cylindrical container in which coffee stock solution is stored and sealed inside and the coffee stock solution stored therein is discharged when pressure is applied from the upper end. A nozzle 21 and an aerosol tip 22.

The capsule support 20a is positioned at a lower portion of the capsule 20 and contacts the inner surface of the body receiving portion 13 to guide the upward and downward movement of the capsule 20. [ That is, the capsule 20 moves up and down stably in the body accommodating portion 13, so that the nozzle 21 can be hooked on the nozzle support 11.

One end of a spring (not shown) is supported on the inside of the capsule support table 20a, and a space in which an upper part of the nozzle 21 is inserted is formed.

The nozzle 21 extends to the lower portion of the capsule support 20a. The upper end of the nozzle 21 is connected to the other end of the spring, the lower end of the nozzle 21 is supported by the nozzle support 11, and the interior of the nozzle 21 is hollow.

When the downward pressure is applied to the capsule 20, the nozzle 21 is supported by the nozzle support 11, and a part of the upper portion is inserted into the capsule support 20a.

The aerosol tip 22 is in the form of a closed cylindrical shape abutting against the inner wall of the nozzle 21 and having a space therein to store the coffee stock solution and has a diameter smaller than the inner diameter of the nozzle support 11.

The aerosol tip 22 includes a coffee storage portion 24 in which the coffee stock solution is stored, and an aerosol hole 23 formed in communication with the coffee storage portion.

The aerosol hole 23 is formed to extend from the outer wall of the coffee storage part 24 and has an end abutting against the inner wall of the nozzle 21 and communicated with the coffee storage part 24 to discharge the coffee stock solution when opened .

When the coffee stock solution and the high-pressure nitrogen are stored together in the coffee storage part 24 and are injected into the cup through the injection port 12, the coffee stock solution and the high-pressure nitrogen may be mixed into the cup to generate bubbles.

In an embodiment of the present invention, the outer shell 10 is in the form of a cylindrical bullet, but the shape of the capsule may be various shapes such as a square column, a flat box, a syringe, and the like, but is not limited thereto .

In addition, although not described in the embodiment of the present invention, the outer shell 10 may be provided with embossed or concave and convex portions so that the user can hold the coffee capsule in his or her hand and prevent slippage when applying pressure. Not.

In addition, although not described in one embodiment of the present invention, it is also possible that a groove is formed in the pressing portion where a user applies pressure to the coffee capsule, so that the user can easily apply pressure.

Hereinafter, the operation of the coffee capsule according to the embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to FIG. 2 and FIG. When the user applies pressure downward to the capsule 20, the outer diameter of the nozzle 21 is larger than the inner diameter of the nozzle support 11, so that the nozzle 21 can not be inserted more than the nozzle support 11 and a part of the upper part is supported by the capsule support 20a ).

At this time, since the spring is mounted inside the capsule support table 20a to push the nozzle 21 in the outward direction, the nozzle 21 is pushed to provide a force that can overcome the elastic force of the spring.

A part of the aerosol tip 22 is inserted into the injection port 12 by the downward pressure applied to the capsule 20 to expose the aerosol hole 23, The coffee stock solution stored in the storage section 24 is discharged.

The discharged coffee stock solution is injected outside through the injection port 12 and is continuously ejected until the internal pressure becomes equal to the atmospheric pressure, and then stopped when the internal pressure becomes equal to the atmospheric pressure.

When the user desires to adjust the amount of the coffee liquid by the above-described structure, when the pressure applied to the capsule 20 is removed, the nozzle 21 is pushed outward by the elastic force of the spring and the aerosol hole 23, Lt; / RTI >

If the coffee ground solution is discharged from the jetting port 12 into the cup, the microcoby is abundantly formed due to the high-pressure nitrogen gas injected into the capsule 20 together with the coffee concentrate. Thus, a thick foam layer may be formed on the surface of the coffee.

The foam layer does not disappear and is kept for a certain period of time to cover the surface of the coffee, preventing the fragrance of the coffee from flying. Therefore, until the coffee is finished, you can feel the smooth texture, constant concentration and flavor of the coffee.

In the embodiment of the present invention, the aerosol hole 23 is formed in the form of a simple hole, but the present invention is not limited thereto. For example, by changing the angle, shape, position and number, It is possible.

In an embodiment of the present invention, the coffee beverage is formed to be stored in the capsule 20. However, if the cream is stored in the capsule 20 and the user applies pressure to the coffee beans, And can be used for various other purposes.

In addition, although the configuration of the high-pressure nitrogen gas injected into the capsule 20 is described in the embodiment of the present invention, carbon dioxide gas may be injected, and various other configurations may be utilized.

While the present invention has been particularly shown and described with reference to specific embodiments thereof, it will be understood by those skilled in the art that various changes and modifications may be made without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention as defined in the appended claims. It will be easy for anyone to know.

10: outer shell
11: nozzle support 12:
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20: Capsule 20a: Capsule support
21: nozzle 22: aerosol tip
23: Aerosol hole 24: Coffee storage

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  1. (11) extending from the body receiving part (13) and having a smaller diameter than the body receiving part (13), and a nozzle support part (11) extending from the nozzle support part (11) (10) having an injection port (12) having a diameter smaller than that of the injection port (11) and extending to the tip; And
    A capsule support 20a which is located inside the outer shell 10 and which is in contact with the inner wall of the body receiving part 13 at its lower part to guide the upward and downward movement and one end of the spring is supported therein, A nozzle 21 located at a lower portion of the supporter 20a and having an upper end connected to the other end of the spring and a lower end supported by the nozzle supporter 11 and having an inner hollow, And a capsule (20) comprising an aerosol tip (22) to be stored,
    When the capsule 20 is pressed downward, the nozzle 21 is supported by the nozzle support 11 and a part of the upper portion is inserted into the capsule support 20a. The aerosol tip 22 is inserted into the nozzle support 11, (12), and discharges an inner coffee stock solution and discharges it to the outside.
  2. 2. The method of claim 1, wherein the aerosol tip (22)
    A coffee storage part (24) for storing a coffee stock solution;
    And an aerosol hole (23) extending from an outer wall of the coffee storage part (24) and having an end abutting against the inner wall of the nozzle (21) and communicating with the coffee storage part (24)
    When the aerosol tip 22 descends by applying a downward pressure to the capsule 20, the closed aerosol hole 23 comes into contact with the inner wall of the nozzle 21, Characterized in that coffee in the coffee storage (24) is discharged into the jetting port (12) through the aerosol hole (23).
  3. The ink cartridge according to claim 1, wherein the ejection opening (12)
    And a conical shape whose diameter decreases from one end to the other end connected to the nozzle support (11).
  4. 3. The method of claim 2,
    When the coffee stock solution and the high-pressure nitrogen are stored together in the coffee storage part 24 and injected into the cup through the injection port 12, bubbles are generated in the cup by mixing the coffee stock solution with high-pressure nitrogen. Coffee capsules.

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KR100924447B1 (en) * 2009-03-13 2009-11-03 이재한 Espresso coffee extractor
KR101215531B1 (en) * 2012-09-13 2012-12-26 이영식 Beverage extracting unit using capsule and beverage extracting machine having the same
KR20150113427A (en) * 2014-03-28 2015-10-08 코웨이 주식회사 Portable coffee extractor
KR101671574B1 (en) 2014-07-10 2016-11-01 주식회사 파리크라상 Method and apparatus for manufacturing coffee
KR101679147B1 (en) * 2015-05-22 2016-11-24 최진원 Apparatus for extracting capsule beverage

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KR100924447B1 (en) * 2009-03-13 2009-11-03 이재한 Espresso coffee extractor
KR101215531B1 (en) * 2012-09-13 2012-12-26 이영식 Beverage extracting unit using capsule and beverage extracting machine having the same
KR20150113427A (en) * 2014-03-28 2015-10-08 코웨이 주식회사 Portable coffee extractor
KR101671574B1 (en) 2014-07-10 2016-11-01 주식회사 파리크라상 Method and apparatus for manufacturing coffee
KR101679147B1 (en) * 2015-05-22 2016-11-24 최진원 Apparatus for extracting capsule beverage

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