Patent Number: 6,332,396

Title: Apparatus in an infusor for a liquid food product

Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus in an infuser. The infuser is of thetype which has an autoclave, with an inlet in its upper region for theproduct which is to be heated, and an outlet located in its lower regionfor the ready-treated product. The inlet is provided with a distributorchamber which divides the product into small droplets when the productenters the autoclave. The infuser is also provided with at least onetemperature gauge placed in the upper region of the autoclave. Thetemperature gauge is disposed to control a valve for the uncondensablegases which gather in the "cold" area which is formed in the upper regionof the autoclave, as a result of the placing of the steam inlet in thelower region of the autoclave.

Inventors: Palm; Bengt (Genarp, SE)


International Classification: A23C 3/00 (20060101); A23C 3/037 (20060101); A23L 3/24 (20060101); A23L 3/16 (20060101); A23C 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014