|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B65D-006/08 B65D-006/00 B65D-006/10|
|미국특허분류(USC)||215/381; 215/383; 215/900; 220/666|
|§371/§102 date||20030226 (20030226)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 71 인용 특허 : 13|
A semi-rigid collapsible container (10) has a side-wall with an upper portion (5), a central portion (6), a lower portion (7) and a base (8). The central protion ( 6) includes a vacuum panel portion having a control portion (2) and an initiator portion (1). The control portion (2) is inclined more steeply in a vertical direction, i.e. has a more acute angle relative to the longitudinal axis of the container (10), than the initiator portion (1). On low vacuum force being present within the container panel following the cooling of a hot liquid in the conta...
The invention claimed is: 1. A container suitable for containing a heated liquid having a longitudinal axis and with at least one substantially vertically folding vacuum panel portion wherein said vacuum panel portion includes an initiator portion and a control portion, said control portion having a more acute angle than the initiator portion relative to the longitudinal axis of the container and wherein the initiator portion causes said control portion to invert and flex further inwardly into the container and wherein the vacuum panel portion is substa...