|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/608 ; 220/606 ; 220/906|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 7|
An aluminum one-piece container body, defining a sidewall and bottom, has a substantially hemispherical or otherwise convex, preferably curvilinear, surface surrounding a central concave panel. A plurality of feet extend downwardly from the convex region. The convex region provides strength advantages associated with containing pressurized material. A concave panel accommodates changes in differential pressures such as arising from pasteurization or other heating. The feet are preferably configured to provide substantial stackability and conveyability as...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A container comprising:a one piece aluminum body portion defining a sidewall and a bottom, said sidewall having an upper edge;a cover coupled to the upper edge of said sidewall and defining a rim portion; andwherein said bottom portion has a central concave panel surrounded by an annular region which defines a convex shape, with a plurality of discrete foot regions extending downwardly from portions of said annular region.