06915925 is referenced by 41 patents and cites 192 patents.

A beverage dispensing apparatus for a residential refrigerator. The beverage dispensing apparatus of the present invention includes a drink supplier including a drink supply canister holder for holding a plurality of drink supply canisters, a plurality of valve actuators for causing the drink supply to be selectively released from the drink supply canisters, a water supplier for selectively supplying carbonated water and non-carbonated water for producing the beverages, a gas supplier for supplying CO2 gas to carbonate the carbonated water provided by the water supplier and for supplying CO2 gas or other gas for pressurizing the drink supply canisters to provide a consistent flow rate of the drink supply from the drink supply canisters, and one or more beverage requesters for enabling users to request one of a plurality of beverages.

Title
Refrigerator having a gas supply apparatus for pressurizing drink supply canisters
Application Number
10/879998
Publication Number
6915925 (B2)
Application Date
June 28, 2004
Publication Date
July 12, 2005
Inventor
Todd Erik Duff
Paducah
KY, US
Harry Lee Crisp III
Marion
IL, US
Agent
Bell Boyd & Lloyd
Assignee
Beverage Works
IL, US
IPC
B67D 005/66
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