|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/666 ; 215/1C ; 215/1113|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 92 인용 특허 : 0|
A multi-faceted collapsible container has a sidewall of joined-together rings comprised of pyramidal segments having peaks extending outwardly. Each segment is comprised of four polygonal facets; the upper pair of facets is longer than the lower pair. Sufficient vertical force causes the smaller lower facets to fold under the longer upper facets, collapsing the rings and the sidewall of the container.
A container comprising a top and a bottom, spaced apart along a longitudinal axis, connected by a multi-faceted generally cylindrical sidewall comprised of: a plurality of axially stacked rings comprises of a multiplicity of pyramidal segment, adjacent rings joined each to the other at zig-zag generally horizontal ring fold lines having a first nominal circumference, to form a collapsible portion of the cylindrical sidewall; adjacent pyramidal segment sin each ring joined to each other at generally vertical ring fold lines lying in vertical planes contai...