|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|§371/§102 date||20030926 (20030926)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 69 인용 특허 : 36|
A blow-molded plastic bottle body for use in containing hot-filled beverages. The bottle body has a dome with various interactive functional zones. For example, some of the zones are primarily responsible for accommodating vacuum absorption, while other zones are primarily intended to rigidify the container such as by providing column strength to improve container top loading capability. Although each zone may have a primary function, each zone also aids adjacent zones in providing their functions. Thus, the entire dome, and not merely selected locations...
1. A blow-molded, hot-fill bottle having a longitudinal axis, said bottle including a body having a base closing one end of said bottle, a sidewall projecting from said base, and a dome with a finish located at an opposite end of said bottle, the improvement comprising:a plurality of upright columns in said dome extending lengthwise of said dome in spaced relation; and a plurality of recessed flex panels in said dome extending between said upright columns, selected one of said recessed panels including an outwardly concave initiator portion, and the rema...