A water dispenser is provided which includes a housing for the
dispenser, a dispensing area associated with the housing and including
a space for receiving a receptacle for receiving a charge of water
from the dispenser, a water outlet through which water is dispensed
into the dispensing area, and a fixed flange support positioned
between the water outlet and the dispensing area arranged to receive
a flavor insert device in a substantially horizontally sliding manner.
The flavor insert device includes a cup having a flange extending
around at least a portion of a periphery of the cup, a porous enclosure
located in the cup, and a supply of solid flavor particles contained
in the porous enclosure.
An appliance is provided with a water dispenser. A fan or heater
assembly, a hair dryer assembly, and a brush assembly are disclosed.
Each of these assemblies includes a water dispenser incorporated
A cooling-cycle device and a cold/hot water dispenser comprising
the same are disclosed. The cold/hot water dispenser includes a
water supply source and a cooling-cycle device in a main body to
cool water of the water supply source. The cooling-cycle device
includes a compressor, a condenser, an expansion unit, and an evaporator
arranged to constitute a closed circuit through a refrigerant pipe
and to allow the water from the water supply source to be cooled
by the evaporator. The compressor comprises a closed container,
a compressing unit including a compressing compartment to perform
compression of refrigerant, a driving unit including a low-speed
motor having four poles or more to supply compressing power according
to the compression of the refrigerant, and a turbocharger to increase
the amount of the refrigerant flowing to the compressing compartment.
Even with the low-speed motor employed as the driving unit, the
compressor can remarkably reduce operational noise without deteriorating
A rapid electric heating water dispenser includes a body, a base,
an electric heating element located in the body, a hot water drain
valve and a hot water outlet. A water pipe and an electric heating
tube cling to each other through a casting body. A liquefaction
inner tube between the outlet of the aforesaid water pipe and the
hot water drain valve. The electric heating tube has a capacity
matched with the volume of the water pipe to heat the water passed
by to at least 75.degree. C. A water head is located between the
water inlet of the liquefaction inner tube and the water circuit
connected with it, and the water level of the liquefaction inner
tube should be higher than that of the water circuit.