Patent Number: 7,086,328

Title: Filtering device for a citrus juice extraction machine

Abstract: A fruit juice extraction apparatus comprising: a chassis having mounted thereon a juice extractor which has a container for storing the fruit, the container having an aperture therein for allowing articles of fruit to be deposited between two concave hemispheres; drive motor for actuator for forcing the first concave hemispheres against the second concave hemispheres, thereby pressing an article of fruit deposited between said hemispheres; the first concave hemisphere having a central pin and the second concave hemisphere a perforating tube for the extraction of juice from said article of fruit, whereby the solid residue is deposited in a receptacle and the liquid is passed through a filter and then falls into a reservoir which has outlet ports therein, the perforating tube having multiple transverse slits of increasing diameter from inside to outside.

Inventors: Mendes; Carlos Neto (Araraquara, Sao Paulo, BR)


International Classification: B30B 9/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018