Patent Number: RE37,499

Title: Apparatus for manufacturing carbonated water

Abstract: An apparatus .[.is.]. .Iadd.and method are .Iaddend.provided for manufacturing carbonated water rapidly with a high rate of inclusion of carbonic acid gas in the carbonated water and having a reduced dispersion, the manufacture taking place in a water storage container in which a perforated bowl is connected to an upper surface thereof with water being sprayed into the bowl from a water supply line. The water sprayed into the bowl has droplets from about 0.01 to 0.5 mm in diameter and from about 3 to 30% of the water sprayed into the bowl flows outwardly through ports in the bottom wall of the perforated bowl. From about 70 to 97% by weight of the water supplied to the bowl flows outward through ports in the side walls of the bowl.

Inventors: Kazuma; Yasuo (Saitama-ken, JP)

Assignee: Sanyo Electric Co., LTD

International Classification: B01F 3/04 (20060101); B01F 003/04 ()

Expiration Date: 01/08/2019