A plasticware retainer is provided for holding lightweight articles in a dishwasher rack to prevent them from dislodging during a washing cycle. The retainer includes a plurality of perforate, generally rigid panel members and blocks for pivotally interconnecting the panel members. The panel members pivot or rotate about a longitudinal axis to generally conform to and overlie the lightweight articles in the dishwasher rack. The panel members also fully pivot or rotate to fold the retainer in an accordion-like manner for storage.
A retainer for holding lightweight articles in a dishwasher rack against a force of upwardly projecting liquid, said retainer comprising a plurality of perforate, generally rigid panel members, and connectors for pivotally interconnecting said panel members to form a generally flexible panel, each of said panel members pivoting about an axis substantially parallel with a side of each of said panel members pivotally connected thereto, wherein said panel members pivot such that said panel generally conforms to and overlies said lightweight articles during ...
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