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Coffee Maker

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Abby Tinkel

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Transcript of Coffee Maker

Abby Tinkel

Taylor Whitson

5th hour

Coffee Maker
The Original Coffee Maker
first patent was made by James H. Mason
invented on December 26, 1865
it was first called the percolator
Materials Used
in the bottom of the percolator there is a heating element
above the heating element is the water
then there is a filter for the coffee grinds
What's it for?
the coffee maker makes a quicker brew and a better taste
Who all uses it?
54% of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee everyday
a coffee drinker drinks on average 3 cups of coffee per day
about 100 million Americans drink coffee everyday
Existing Patents
electronic- makes the coffee more efficiently
aluminum instead of steel- stronger and more attractive to the eye
more colorful- made more people want to buy it
Publication Date Title
Jan 13, 1959 Coffee maker
Jan 9, 1979 Apparatus for jointly actuating an alarm and preparing a hot drink or the like
Apr 8, 1980 Coffee-pot and coffee-mill combination
Sep 16, 198 Electronic appliance controller with flexible program and step duration capability
Dec 30, 1980 Apparatus for the selective production of hot water and steam

May 4, 1982 Sequence controller with microprocessor

Global Impact
saves time for people everywhere
economical impact
How We Would Change It
self cleaner
environment friendly
user friendly
Types of Engineering
Electrical and Electronics-provide parts to make the machine function
Mechanical-making the machine work
Agricultural-getting material for coffee
Manufacturing-making the final product
Industrial-making the product at the lowest possible cost
Reference Page
(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.statisticbrain.com/coffee-drinking-statistics/
Hinckley, M. (2013). Who invented the first coffee maker. DOI: http://www.ehow.com/about_4597254_who-invented-first-coffee-maker.html
(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.coffee-machine.org/coffee-machine-and-espresso-machine-history/
Bellis, M. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/coffee.htm
The coffee percolator was created by James Mason -1865
Instant coffee was created by chemist George Constant Washington -1906
The first drip coffee maker was invented by Melitta Bentz -1908
First espresso machine developed by Dr. Ernest Illy -1933
Taster's Choice is introduced (freeze dried instant coffee) -1966
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