05992298 is referenced by 90 patents and cites 6 patents.

The coffee machine for different coffee types requires no preheating time and consumes no energy in the standby mode. It essentially comprises a water supply chamber (1), a pump (5), a continuous flow heater (8) for heating the water and a brewing chamber (10) for receiving the coffee (10'). The continuous flow heater (8) has a low heat capacity and can therefore perform large temperature changes within a short time. In order to obtain the desired water starting temperature, use is made of a control loop. The unheated parts (9-12) along the water path between the continuous flow heater (8) and the coffee (10') are so designed that a minimum amount of heat energy is abstracted from the hot water, but at the same time the parts have an adequate strength.

Title
Coffee machine
Application Number
PCTCH9600460
Publication Number
5992298
Application Date
June 25, 1998
Publication Date
November 30, 1999
Inventor
Matthias Hell
Bern
CH
Francesco Illy
Lettenrain 16, CH-6045 Meggen
CH
Agent
Lacasse & Associates
Agent
Wesley L Strickland
Randy W Lacasse
Assignee
Creaholic
CH
Francesco Illy
CH
IPC
A47J 31/54
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