|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 71|
A single point hinge and a method of thermoforming a plastic container including a single point hinge include a lid, a tray, a single point hinge connecting the lid and the tray. The single point hinge includes an angle formed by a lid chamfer and a tray chamfer. The single point hinge further includes a lid well adjacent to the lid chamfer and a tray well ajdacent to the tray chamfer, and the lid connects to the lid well and the tray connects to the tray well.
What is claimed is: 1. A hinge for joining the lid and tray of a plastic container, the hinge comprising: a hinge point located at a point angle formed between a first chamfer and a second chamfer, the angle having a thinned region; the first chamfer connected to a lid well; the lid well having a lid vertical portion, a lid horizontal well portion and a lid vertical well wall, the lid vertical portion being connected to the first chamfer; the lid horizontal well portion being longer than either the lid vertical portion or the lid vertical well wall; the...