Removable cartridge for liquid diffusion device and cartridge insert thereof

  • US 9,745,976 B2
  • Filed: 08/25/2015
  • Issued: 08/29/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/22/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A cartridge for use with a liquid diffusing device, the cartridge comprising:

  • a cartridge housing defining an internal housing cavity partially filled with a liquid;

    a venturi device for generating a diffused liquid from the liquid contained in the internal housing cavity; and

    an insert provided downstream of the venturi device, the insert including;

    a body;

    an inlet provided in the body to receive diffused liquid generated within the cartridge during operation of the liquid diffusing device;

    an outlet zone defined at least in part by the body through which to discharge the diffused liquid toward an external environment; and

    a tortuous passage extending between the inlet and the outlet zone to aid in further reducing an average particle size of the diffused liquid as the diffused liquid moves through the tortuous passage, the tortuous passage being open in an upward direction.

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