Efficient heater for coffee machines

The invention consists in a machine and a method for the preparation of hot drinks with energy saving.

Title of the patent Machine and method for making hot drinks
Thematic area Mechanical, civil and environmental engineering
Ownership Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna
Inventors Enrico Gianfranco Campari
Protection Italy
Licensing status Available for licensing agreement
Keywords Efficient heating, low power, compact device, readiness, low cost
Filed on Feb 04, 2015

Coffee market is globally increasing and represents a considerable economic value. Domestic machines able to prepare good quality beverages are becoming more and more popular and there is much industrial interest in developing these devices. The energy consumption of these devices is about 1,0-1,2 kW.

The invention relates to a system for heating water, used for coffee or hot beverages, compact, lightweight, but at the same time with reduced power consumption (and low power consumption) and extreme readiness.

  • Low required electric power
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Fast water heating
  • Readiness of the machine