|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||229/403 ; 220/739|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 93 인용 특허 : 17|
An insulated cup includes a tapered side wall that defines an array of spaced, parallel ridges separated by grooves. A label is supported by the ridges around the exterior of the cup to define an array of air gaps in the grooves between the ridges. These air gaps provide thermal insulation tending to reduce heat flow through the label into or out of the cup, and the side wall includes solid resin outer layers and a foamed resin central layer to improve thermal insulation further.
An insulated cup comprising: a cup body comprising a bottom portion and an upstanding side wall portion surrounding and continuing the bottom portion to form a beverage-receiving cavity, said cup body comprising a plastic material; said side wall portion forming an array of protruding elements extending outwardly from the side wall portion; a sheet secured in place on an exterior portion of the side wall portion in contact with at least some of the protruding elements, said sheet comprising an annular lower edge positioned radially outwardly from at leas...