Patent Number: 6,253,557

Title: Ice bank detector

Abstract: An ice detector for an ice water bath tank having an evaporator system operated by a compressor to promote the growth of ice therein. The detector includes a device for providing reciprocating motion and a probe connected to the device. The probe is capable of reciprocating movement within the ice water bath tank until a predetermined amount of ice grows adjacent to the probe.

Inventors: Credle, Jr.; William S. (Stone Mountain, GA)

Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company

International Classification: B67D 1/00 (20060101); B67D 1/08 (20060101); F25D 21/02 (20060101); F25D 21/00 (20060101); F25D 31/00 (20060101); F25C 001/08 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018