CN1321864C - Suspended containers - Google Patents

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CN1321864C
CN1321864C CNB028057252A CN02805725A CN1321864C CN 1321864 C CN1321864 C CN 1321864C CN B028057252 A CNB028057252 A CN B028057252A CN 02805725 A CN02805725 A CN 02805725A CN 1321864 C CN1321864 C CN 1321864C
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杰弗里·T·曼尼恩
克里森·A·贝尔
约翰·N·威廉姆斯
休·A·威廉姆斯
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Abstract

A support for a predetermined container (2, 2', 2'', 71, 81, 92, 94) having a rim at its top opening, the support comprising a lid or a supporting ring (4, 4', 70, 80, 90) of synthetic resin constructed to interfit with the rim of the container, wherein a free-ended flexible finger suspender of synthetic resin, (FS, FS1, FS2, FS3, FS4) is formed integrally with the lid or supporting ring and is deflectable from a formed position to an upstanding position in which it is capable of carrying weight of the container.

Description

The supporting member and the method thereof that are used for Suspended containers

Technical field

The present invention relates to a kind of supporting member of Suspended containers, method that has the container of this supporting member and support this container of being used for.

Background technology

With the container by the suspender supporting that combines with the edge or the detachable top of wide mouthful container serve as the present invention of obtaining of basis to maker, the shop, the restaurant, counter and customer provide a kind of packing of new model, show and mode of movement.In multiple desirable form, suspender is being hung relevant with the container that is draped than the gravity under the wide-angle.In a plurality of desirable embodiment, container has a plurality of flexible walls and a thicker edge.Container can be molded as plastic tank with edge flange, cup or pipe, traditional disposable paper-made or foam plastics container, coffee cup or have the splendid attire cereal of edge flange or the cup of soup, perhaps it can be the jar of article-containing etc., and it has a metal or plastic top and an outwardly directed edge flange.In multiple desirable form, lid or carrier ring have transparent central area or the false proof sealing that can see loaded article.Specific embodiment of the present invention also has many other key characters and purposes.

Summary of the invention

According to an aspect of the present invention, be used for the lid of container or the carrier ring that combines with container has an elongated finger hanger of being made by plastic resin, the edge of this hanger and lid or carrier ring is integrally molded or otherwise form one.

According to another aspect of the present invention, the structure of the suspender of a series of containers and setting should guarantee that one of them suspender can be assemblied in the hole of another suspender, so that in order to carry or to show, and can be together with these container strings.

According to another aspect of the present invention, make the eccentric setting of a suspender, when supporting, can hang with sizable angle of inclination by suspender with Bedpan.In this most preferred embodiment on the one hand, article are hung on the place, higher position, the non-usage space in retail shop for example, because the inclination of container, therefore, the angle of inclination makes the side of container towards the user.Can easily recognize side with distinguish containers by the printing on the container.In another case, article are suspended on below the sight line, for example near ground.The angle of inclination makes the top of container tilt to the customer, so that can easily recognize label and loaded article on the container.

Another characteristics of the present invention are a kind of like this finger hanger, point embedded holes but it comprises along series connected two of suspender, can select to use these holes according to user's hobby.This embodiment has considered other requirement of user's hand, and the size of the tape of container that is supported or container.In an embodiment aspect this, the position in the embeddable hole of finger of hanger should help to apply power and destroy sealing, or makes behind a part of lid or the hoop crookedly, separates with container to promote it.But another characteristics of the present invention are the structure that is positioned near finger embedded hole itself and should be able to play the function of pointing hanger, and/or play in order to the function crooked and force application apparatus that promotes lid or ring.

Another characteristics of the present invention are: enhancing ring is characterised in that to have two opposite finger suspenders, each suspender is all integrally formed with a hanging ring or lid, and these suspenders should be arranged to can be by one or more finger grips with lifting container.In a plurality of most preferred embodiments, suspender is positioned at a plane in complete mode, and stretches out from the hinged root at the opposite side at lid or carrier ring edge.

One or more containers that commodity are housed can be suspended on the showing stand, simultaneously, after buying, can utilize a finger, pass through its suspender supporting container, thereby can make hand can freely finish other action, as carry one cup of Hot Coffee, a cold drink, a bag puffed rice, one dish food, a briefcase, a tennis racket, a paint brush or a bag family daily necessity or allow children of hand grasping freely or adult's hand.

According to the present invention, described container can adopt the structure with economy, provides multiple have ornamental, distinctive outward appearance and trade mark by the surface that can have decoration and printed article simultaneously.Can print wall of a container, with as festival decorations or present present.In addition, the shape of container and lid thereof, their aspect ratio, structure and color all are transformable, all these all should fall within the scope of protection of the present invention.

Consumed loaded article for part and kept untapped remainder to be suitable for being reinstalled on the container simultaneously,, can remove the detachable lid or the hanging ring that combine with a suspender from container according to the present invention.Therefore, can use the container of suspension to store or transport remaining article.The packing material that hangs can be placed on common obsolete space, for example in the wasted space of cabinet kitchen or refrigerator at home.Suitable commercial product in container comprises the dry powder of pre-packing, cereal, seasonings, cereal, beans, dry fruit, biscuit, pretzel, coffee bean or coffee particles, nut, pot foods, puffed rice, candy, sour milk, ice cream, butter, jelly, cheese slices and seasoning matter, and leave various article in the can in fact usually in, comprise heavier food, hard ware, tennis etc.

Some embodiment comprise that chocolate small-sized sweet food from packing is to the exquisite article of complete small electric bulb.Preferably utilize heat preservation property, pointing hangable container can single part or heat or cold article are housed in a large number, as hot soup, and Hot Coffee, cold drink, instant food, ice cream or sour milk.

In many cases, the present invention includes security feature and can see the article that container is interior, in other cases simultaneously, container can be by the sales force or the on-the-spot filling of client of retail shop.

Container of the present invention can be effectively single or arrange the sales counter frame more, dendroid exhibiting device or on level or the hook vertically arranged, show that can make limited shop, space like this, sales counter or news-stand increase other spacial flex.

According to a particular aspects of the present invention, but the non-returnable container with goods for consumption is combined with a described flexible finger hanger, container has minimum level size greater than 5cm (2 inches) at its oral area, the oral area of container is engaged by a detachable lid or hanging ring, container has a upstanding wall of being made by flexible material usually, this wall extends to the wide-mouth top from the bottom, the width of container finish roughly equates with the horizontal profile of container, described wide-mouth is limited by a thicker marginal texture, and lid or hanging ring have one extend through the container edge structure and with its marginal portion that removably engages, the lid of container or hanging ring with and anchor fitting owing to adopted the form of clamping, therefore, its structure can supporting container and loaded article thereof, described flexible finger hanger is made by the material of described marginal portion, and forms with described marginal portion is whole, therefore, in order to show and to be transported by finger, the finger hanger can hang large container by its lid.

This most preferred embodiment on the one hand of the present invention has one or more following advantages:

The finger hanger extends through the top of container and can deflect to stand up position around a flexible fixedly root with tabular when forming.Preferably in many cases, the flexible root of hanger is arranged in the fringe region of detachable lid or carrier ring.In many cases, the finger hanger has above half length of the radius of container edge or its lateral dimension, in many preferred embodiments, this length be approximately described lateral dimension 3/4ths or more.

Lid or carrier ring comprise an edge of being made by the resilient plastic resin, and the whole extension of the suspender that is formed from a resin for stretching out from described edge.In some cases, suspender preferably is under the state that does not stress, and roughly is positioned at the plane consistent or parallel with the plane at edge, preferably is positioned at the qualification plane at described edge.

Under important situation, suspender is positioned at the inboard of the marginal portion of lid or supporting member; For example, suspender extend internally as from an edge to defining free-ended flexibility or the deflectable integrated convex that size can receive the hole of pointing.

In other cases, suspender is positioned at the outside of marginal portion, defines size from edge to as one and can receive the free-ended deflectable integral body in hole of finger to outer lug.

According to another aspect of the present invention, a kind of suspender is provided, but it combines with the disposable packaging that is used for goods for consumption, described packing material comprises that one has container greater than the minimum level size of 5cm (2 inches) at its oral area, the oral area of container to small part engages by a detachable closed with covers or with a carrier ring, described container has a wall of being made by flexible material usually, this wall extends to the wide-mouth portion at the top from the bottom, described oral area is roughly the same wide with the horizontal profile of container, described wide-mouth portion is limited by a thicker marginal texture, and lid or carrier ring have a marginal portion, but this marginal portion extends through the marginal texture of container and with the relativeness of transmitted load, removably with the interlock mutually of described marginal texture, suspender stretches out and forms one with this marginarium from the fringe region of lid or carrier ring, and the setting of suspender should be able to be hung packing material with the bevelled orientation.

In many schemes, container can adopt conventional forming plastic resin or resin foam and have integral side walls and the bottom, and can adopt ground paper spare, as water glass ground paper spare (for example coffee cup ground paper spare).Under all these situations, the marginal texture of container preferably includes an outwardly directed flange or a crimping.In many schemes, preferably plastic closure or plastic supporting ring are installed on the flange or other marginal texture of container, so that the weight of supporting container.In other cases, as for can friction sleeve for lid being contained on the container top for some ice cream containers of design-calculated, can adopt a kind of edge of bending.

In some cases, the flexible wall of container comprises thermoplastic foams, and the thickness of container edge foamed plastic is greater than the foamed plastic of wall of container bottom.

In many cases, the anchor fitting of lid on container comprises an external heat contractibility plastic ring, and this plastic ring has formed the antifalsification outside seal.Best, described seal ring is around the matched edges part of container body and its lid or carrier ring, to increase bonded assembly intensity and reliability.

The characteristics of the most preferred embodiment of each side of the present invention are that finger hangs lid or carrier ring, and it has a hole or transparent part in central authorities, can see article or false proof sealing by this hole or transparent part.In certain embodiments, described lid comprises a coloured or opaque outer rim and a central area of being made by transparent plastic material.In other embodiment, lid has one by integrally formed marginarium of transparent plastic material and central area, and one second coloured or opaque border part is fixed on the transparent plastic material edge, so that synthetic marginarium is coloured or opaque.

In some scheme, the fringeware of lid or carrier ring has one and hangs the skirt section from above, and this skirt section can produce thermal contraction to form outside seal around the marginarium of container.

In other scheme, there are a transparent plastic material diaphragm and a ring-shaped edge spare, the transparent plastic material diaphragm extends through the middle body of lid to limit an observation window, and have a skirt section of hanging from above, and with transparent plastic material diaphragm heat seal in the zone of the top edge structure of container.

Various scheme of the present invention is combined with a showing stand, and packing material is suspended on the described showing stand by its suspender.Showing stand has a cramp bar or a hook, at the higher position that is higher than customer's head or on lower position place (near the floor), can hang a plurality of assemblies of demonstration package thing at a certain angle on described cramp bar or hook.

The present invention who comprises a plurality of detailed features that will describe has many purposes, although the present invention is simple, former not known.

Description of drawings

Fig. 1 is the cutaway view of one embodiment of the invention, and Fig. 1 a~1d is respectively the plan view of carrier ring among Fig. 1, sectional elevation figure, and the transparent view after the manufacturing, and at the transparent view at operating position place;

Fig. 2 is a transparent view, and it has shown that this hand is also possessed a cup by one embodiment of the present of invention that finger hangs of a hand;

Fig. 3 is a transparent view, and according to the present invention, its of having shown a tennis player holds racket, and utilizes the finger of this hand to hang two tennis tubes;

Fig. 4 is the transparent view that has shown a string three containers similar to Fig. 1, and the finger hanger strand of container is around together; And Fig. 4 a disclosed strand around action;

Fig. 5 is a transparent view, and it has shown the article that hang at a certain angle, and some article are suspended on the rack that is positioned at above-head, and other article then are suspended under the sight line;

Fig. 6 has disclosed a kind of finished product, and Fig. 6 a, 6b and 6c are for showing the view of article order in the assembly drawing 6.Fig. 6 d is the sectional elevation figure of container among Fig. 6;

Fig. 7,8,9,10 and 11 is the sectional elevation figure with other embodiment of sealing member.

Figure 12 has shown a kind of rectangular vessel of pointing suspension, Figure 12 a is the decomposition view of this container, and Figure 12 b has shown the container after the assembling, and Figure 12 c shown in order to show, a series of containers that hung by the finger hanger of container;

Figure 13 has shown a kind of dicyclo finger hanger, and Figure 13 a and 13b have shown in the lid flexure operation use than the short hand finger-hole;

Figure 14 has illustrated a kind of lid with integral body finger hanger, and the free end integral extensions that described finger hanger is inwardly stretched out by the edge that clamps lid from is divided and formed;

Figure 15 is the decomposition view with container of a twisting locked lid, and Figure 15 a is the suspension view of this container;

Figure 16 has shown a kind of lid with an integral body finger hanger, and described finger hanger is formed by the outwardly directed free end integral extensions branch in edge that clamps lid from;

Figure 17 is a kind of planar view of novel pair of suspender structure, Figure 17 a has illustrated the structure of the Figure 17 when being used for than underload, it can make hand be in free state, so that finish another kind of function, and Figure 17 b has illustrated that this structure is used for carrying the use of a heavier jar.

The specific embodiment

Fig. 1-1d has shown a kind of hanging ring that is installed on the container 2, and described container has an outward extending flange 8 at its position of wide mouth.

Hanging ring SR comprises the edge 4 by injection molding plasticity resin-shaped one-tenth, and it has the structure that ring-type is extended downwards, and this structure is suitable for the common mode buckle of buckle lid (as being used for disposable water glass, plastic container and can) and the ring flange 8 of interlock container 2.

Finger hanger FS and edge 4 integrally moulded forming, it comprises an inwardly protruding of being made by plastic resin, this projection has the overall length 1 greater than the oral area radius of container 2 '.As shown in the figure, it has 75% length 1 greater than mouth diameters, and the overall length that surpasses 5cm (2 inches).The overall length 1 of hanger FS is by short root area R, and long shank L and a Ring put around finger for massage of cavity of human body part F constitute.Finger hanger FS is flexible, and in this embodiment, it is the sheet form with constant thickness.Short root area R has can be as the structure of main carrying hinge portion.Shown in Fig. 1 a and 1d, this hinge portion can make hanger as shown in the figure with the development length part of flexible suspension device, deflect to stand up position when the loading from plane mold position, wherein, at described plane mold position place, hinge portion is parallel to the boundary plane P and the P of the molded edges of carrier ring 1And be positioned at these planes.

Because significantly skew O takes place from the lifting center of hanger FS in the center of container mass S, so hinge portion near described edge the location and total elasticity of hanger can make container produce sizable rotation.Therefore, container meeting tilt angle alpha, and have the very ideal results that below will explain.

With respect to the size of the container of loading article and the number of degrees of weight and desirable tilt angle alpha, by width to elongated hanger FS, the suitable selection of thickness and length and the physical property of selected plastic resin can be selected described tilt angle alpha (degree of dip).Polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene and have certain elastomeric thermoplastic base resin usually, as be generally used for the material of injection molding buckle lid, be suitable material.

Finger annular distance F has the design size d above user's finger fInner diameter d iThereby, can be as shown in Figure 1, by the finger Suspended containers.

The bottom of finger annular distance F ends in slit S, and it helps qualification to have length d sWhole hole, this length d sBe equal to or greater than the outside diameter d of finger hanger head 0Below in conjunction with Fig. 4 and 4a, the purpose of this feature is described.

The significant advantage of the container that combines with the finger hanger FS of carrier ring has been described in Fig. 2.When the user with the same hand when sales counter moves one cup of Hot Coffee, only just can support a container of filling cereal with a finger.When initial lifting container, by selecting the sloped position of container with respect to finger, the user can select the relative position of the container that cereal is housed that hangs.

Be equally applicable to tennis tube 2 " carrier ring, be buckled in its edge card under the situation on the metal outer shroud of common metal seal cover cap of tube, can realize carrying two tennis tubes, referring to Fig. 3 by a finger of the same hand of holding a tennis racket.

In Fig. 3, finger support the ring on the hanger of two tubes.As selectable scheme, the hanger with can of suitable length can be twisted around together, so that utilize illustrated characteristics, only need promote a Ring put around finger for massage of cavity of human body.

Referring to Fig. 4, make a finger hanger FS who is fixed on its container 1Head deflection with the hanger FS that is fixed on another container 2Slit S in the head aims at.By catching the first hanger FS 1Head, draw it by hanger FS 2Slit S in the head and make a finger hook ring on it supports two tennis tubes with this.

In fact, shown in Fig. 4 a, show like that, utilize the flexible suspension device that has suitable length with respect to container diameter, the mutual strand that can form three or more containers around bar, thereby can utilize a finger just can support.

Emphasized among Fig. 4 a to utilize the angle of inclination that provides by each container to realize the suit that Suspended containers is compacter so that the method for conveniently transporting.

Referring to Fig. 5, the tilt angle alpha that is realized by the present invention has important commercial displaying advantage.What need remember is: for example, but the spacial flex of retail shop can determine the kind and the quality of displaying articles.Hang the angle of inclination of realizing by disclosed off-centre and have an important advantage, promptly allow can discern the angle of side label easily, from the eminence displaying articles.Equally, can the article that be lower than the sight line supporting be tilted,, and can discern trade mark so that can easily read the label on the container cover by suspension.Therefore, the present invention helps sale and transportation easily.

Herein, what should emphasize is: have the eccentric load of certain elastomeric buckle lid or analogue may cause the concern that other people do not expect, promptly snap ring will be out of shape and may separate with container.The present invention finds: by shown in feature and by selecting the material parameter and the structure of snap ring, and the feature of above-mentioned hanger just can realize on a large scale effective load-bearing before destroying.Find: carrying out load-bearing with the actv. safety factor can realize easily.As desired, need not any expense, the intensity that just can make whole finger hanger enough greatly with as required above 2,3 times of separating force or more.Therefore, weight that can bearing article, and can also use hanger to apply the bigger power of removing the edge from container.

Fig. 1-1d, 6-6d, 14,15 and 16 embodiment can use a kind of 226.8 traditional gram (8 ounces) disposable paper-made goblets 2, and this cup has one and rolls upper flange 8 and a buckle hanging ring 4 or the buckle lid 4 ' that the basis forms that is characterized as with traditional disposable thermal moulding buckle lid.It is conical that this cup is, the maximum gauge that has the minimum diameter of about 4.5cm (1.75 inches) and have about 6.5cm (2.5 inches) at its top in its bottom for example, and the size of rim of a cup is corresponding to maximum gauge.Ring or lid are that the suitable plastic resin of 0.5mm is made by for example thickness, and cup and described edge or lid have the structure that cooperatively interacts to be fastened togather, the marginal portion of ring or lid cover on the outward flange 8 of container and with outward flange 8 interlocks.

Fig. 1-1d, 6-6d, the container in 14,15 and 16 can be by a slice glass paper or transparent polyester film or analogue sealings, as the back according to Fig. 6-6d described, on the flange 8 that described glass paper or transparent polyester film or analogue are fixed to container.

The lid shown in Figure 14 and 16 corresponding to make by opaque colored plastics, for hot beverage design-calculated lid.But different with the traditional buckle lid that is used for goblet is, the lid 4 among Figure 16 has a circular central bore that ends at 11 places, edge, and its diameter is for example 4.25cm.A disk 7 of being made by the clear plastic resin is inserted in the edge of the lid among Figure 14 and 16, and be bonded to the appropriate position of annular ridge 10 lower surfaces, the diameter of this circular discs is slightly less than the diameter of ridge 10, and for example its diameter is about 6cm.Under any circumstance, transparent sealing layer partly provides a visual window in the buckle lid.

Shown in Fig. 6 a, the paper wall of cup ends at the upper flange 8 with strong rigidity, this flange limit the ring-type apical margin of cup.In the embodiment of Figure 14 and 16, when both were fastened togather, upright ridge 10 was positioned at approximately 1cm place, cup edge plane top in the lid.At first wall of cup 3 is made flat ground paper spare, and under its flat form, it is carried out the high precision printing, to provide decoration, trade mark, component sign etc.Subsequently, with the usual manner that is used for goblet it is cut, moulding and stickup form the frustoconical shown in the figure.With described usual manner, the bottom of cup by one independently bottom parts 5 form, and the in-turned edges of sidewall 3 bottoms is bonded on this bottom parts.As beverage cup lid, the inside recess (not shown) of a series of separation is set in the lower edge of the lid 4 of Heat forming, the lower edge of described Heat forming lid 4 is buckled on the cup rim lip 8, with the bottom of resilient snap flange 8, thereby described lid is fixed on the cup.

A kind of desirable product is Fig. 1, and 6,14,15 or 16 container, these containers are equipped with the chocolate small-sized sweet food 18 (having the couverture that increases the softer central part of flavor) of exquisite distortion packing in advance.These sweet foods are by being coated with the independent packaging of metallo-polyester packages film.As shown in Figure 6, have flexible in, the free end of the sweet food packing material of distortion have to a certain degree be enough to cushion sweet food each other and and container inner wall between the rigidity of colliding.As being clear that among Fig. 6 a and the 6b, the edge that passes cup adheres to the sealing layer 19 of transparent plastic material, thereby vapor seal characteristic and security feature are provided.

In some most preferred embodiment, stride across the joint of lid or hanging ring and cup, adopted the exterior seal ring 21 shown in Fig. 6 b and 11.It can increase reliability and antifalsification is provided.Seal ring 21 is the ring-type preformed member of being made by heat-shrinkable resin (as polyethylene, acetic acid esters), and its size can be around the bonding land of container.After container has been loaded article,, thereby make its contraction so that the wall firm engagement of the edge 4 of lid or ring and the cup 3 below cup flange 8 to seal ring 21 heating.As shown in phantom in Figure 6, in seal ring 21, add tear portion 25, and this tear portion can be seen.In order to obtain the article in the container, the user at first tears the sealing part, opens the lid of container subsequently.Tear portion can adopt many known patterns, as the vertical eyelet of row, and can have or not have and pull sheet or pull bar.

Fig. 6 a to 6c has illustrated and has made the order of packaging product in advance.Cup 2 utilizes gravity to be filled with desirable article, as the chocolate small-sized sweet food of distortion packing, referring to Fig. 6 a.Subsequently, the container of having loaded article attaches a damp course on clarity plastic layer 17 outer rims, and described clarity plastic layer is crossed cup relatively so that false proof sealing layer 19 to be provided.When being installed on lid on the cup, in the space for the ring-type ridge that is suitable for stretching into lid, described film can form downward recess in the edge of cup, or can be crooked in this zone.

Fig. 6 c has shown the edge 4 that has been applied to load the hanging ring on article and the leak free cup, and for various products, it can finish encapsulation.But, for the chocolate confectionery articles among Fig. 6, should make seal ring 21 location, and make its effect that is subjected to the heat H that produces by a blast heater with suitable shape, thereby make seal ring 21 thermal contractions become structure shown in Figure 6.Described circle can be strengthened interconnecting between edge 4 and the cup 2.Even when loaded article is heavier in container, this sealing also can be guaranteed during transportation, by finger hanger Suspended containers and loaded article thereof.

In certain embodiments, if the Item Weight of being adorned in the container is lighter, then can saves outside seal circle 21, and in other embodiments,, then can save inner containment layer 19 if need not article are protected.

The user is by destroying outside seal circle 21 (if existence), and with the power much larger than packing material weight, holds, pulls described novel finger hanger, just the article that can obtain in the container to be adorned.When the user firmly grasped cup and make cup keep stablizing, hanger can apply bending force to ring or lid with respect to the off-centre relation at edge 4.This move can make and separate gradually with the edge flange 8 of cup gradually; In fact, form at lid under the situation of vapor seal, lid can " bang " throw off for one.Subsequently, the user removes inner containment layer 19 (if existence), with the article that obtain to be adorned in the container.

In some most preferred embodiment, on the periphery that the root hinge with finger hanger FS mates, tear portion 25 is set.Therefore, both mutually combine, so that part place destruction outside seal circle 21 be torn or be destroyed to the crash-resistant part of pullling can at it on the hanger, and can remove lid once.

In order to guarantee fresh and reliability, allow to see article simultaneously, or if desired, the protection article are not subjected to the influence of light or moisture, selectable parts with economy are combined, with the sealing of realizing ideal with the hanger system.

Fig. 6 d shown before use hanging the edge, by being installed on the container flange, can with transparent seal layer 19 or at the metallic paper of its position or other opaque sealing of lid to container finish.

In the embodiment of Fig. 7, Unitarily molded buckle lid provides complete sealing.Make finger hanger FS and be molded together at the edge at upper side position place, simultaneously, and an independent moulded cavity that thereunder a distance be set parallel with the hanger chamber extends to opposite side continuously from a side at edge, to form diaphragm seal C.

In the embodiment of Fig. 8, one of preforming is sealing member embolus C independently 1, insert it into to hang in the edge and it linked to each other with the downside at edge by adhesive agent.As shown in the figure, sealing member embolus C 1Diameter greater than the diameter of container, therefore, in the time of on being buckled in container finish, the edge can be oppressed at the sealing member embolus C that hangs between edge and the container edge 1, to form sealing.

In the embodiment of Fig. 9, on the inboard in hanging ring skirt section, the flanged structure F of a kind of inwardly protruding supporting of molded formation, thus limit a periphery slit, in this slit, can clamp and fixedly secure a preforming seal disc.Equally, can select,, can oppress leakproofing material C with when ring being buckled on the container flange 8 to size 2

In the embodiment of Figure 10, a kind of sealing member 4a that clamps with other conventional pattern defines the peripheral outward flange B of himself.The hanging ring 4 of available structure noted earlier in addition " have a size and structure and allow to be installed on buckle slot on the flange B, so that the sealing and the hanging function of realizing ideal by two parts that are fastened.Two station automechanisms can at first be buckled in sealing member 4a on the container, subsequently with hanging ring 4 " be buckled on the sealing member 4a.As selectable scheme, at first ring and sealing member can be fitted together automatically, subsequently, described assembly can be installed on the container.

In the embodiment of Figure 11, hanging ring extends through the oral area of container by frictional fit.According to loaded article in the container and the relative size by material with select the ring determined and the radial pressure between the container, described joint can be enough to transport weight, to allow utilizing finger to hang and carry or to show.In order to increase degree of reliability, can use a foregoing thermal contraction seal ring 21.

In the embodiment of Figure 12-12c, lid 10 and carton 11 adopt square or rectangular profile, have simultaneously and further feature like the feature class noted earlier.This specific embodiment can guarantee effectively to utilize the suspension space.Shown in Figure 12 c, between the adjacent packing box that is suspended on the bar without any the space.

Figure 13 has shown a kind of finger hanger FS 1, it has two finger hole F that separate along hanger length 1And F 2As previously mentioned, used outer hole F 2

According to user's hobby, finger hole F in can using 1,, and in some cases, it can be leaned against the lower edge of hand so that can more cosily hang one and a hand cell therefor.In some cases, by the effect of thumb, underpunch F 1Can be used for starting a lid.As shown in the figure, utilize by patchhole F 1The power that an interior finger applies makes the part of the elastomeric cap that is fixed with hanger crooked backward, simultaneously, pins the central authorities of lid with thumb.In some cases,, only used underpunch, in this case, can omit the outer end of hanger as among Figure 13 or Figure 13 a and the b.

Figure 14 has illustrated a kind of most preferred embodiment of container, and it has a lid 4 ', and lid 4 ' has a finger hanger FS integrally formed with the top surface of lid.Hanger FS from fixing proximal extension to far-end.Under its initial relaxed state, this hanger keeps straightened condition with respect to the planar top surface of lid usually, thus have allow lid can be stacked and container can stacking advantage.Embodiment is identical with fwd, and lid 4 ' is provided with one along the fixing internal membrane lamination of the lower surface at its edge, so that provide sealing between article that container is adorned and external environment condition.As previously described, the far-end of hanger FS has a hole, and it is used to hang the described container that is combined to form by lid and cup.

In an alternate embodiments, Figure 15 and 15a have illustrated a kind of blocking device that selectively lid is fixed on cup or other container.Disclosed this latch-up structure on May 2nd, 2000 in the laid-open U.S. Patents 6,056,144, the whole contents of this patent all can be in this application with reference to using.Briefly, lid 80 is equipped with the latch-up structure 90 (only illustrating) that radially extends internally from the flange 91 of lid.Cup 81 has groove 92 (only having demonstrated), and this groove is that the flange 93 along its lid forms, so that will as shown in figure 15, be pressed in cup 81 ' when going up with the lid 80 of cup 81 couplings downwards, and permission latch-up structure 90 passes through below flange 93.

In case latch-up structure 90 is positioned at the below of flange 93, lid 80 is rotated, with respect to cup 81 so that latch-up structure 90 is no longer aimed at groove 92.Subsequently, latch-up structure 90 provides with the locking of flange 93 and has combined, and comes off from cup to prevent lid.In the shown this structure of Figure 15 a, do not make under lid and the situation that cup separates, by finger hanger FS with Suspended containers (even this container is equipped with heavier article).

Figure 16 has shown a most preferred embodiment of container, and it has one and finger hanger FS 2Integrally formed lid 70.Finger hanger FS 2Extend to far-end 76 from fixing near-end 74.On far-end 76, be provided with a hole 78, with described by the combine annular distance of the container that forms of lid 70 and cup 71 as hanging.

Under its initial relaxed state, hanger FS 2The flange 73 that is parallel to lid extends downwards from lid 70.This structure allows the manufacturing at lid, and between the delivery period of storage and any needs, lid 70 can pile up mutually with similar lid.In addition, can stacking fill the container with cup 71 and lid 70 of article so that store, transportation and handling, simultaneously not can with the hanger FS that under relaxed state, is parallel to cup's surface 2Take place significantly to interfere.

Referring to Figure 17, for bigger object, provide pair of finger hanger FS by a kind of new structure 3, FS 4Novel one-tenth nested structure, wherein, the central axial line A of the hanger that each is elongated all is crooked, and the diameter d that is centered close to circular top of two finger holes 1On, and the hinged root area of each hanger d that all setovers 1And adopt asymmetric form.The root of these hangers is along diameter d 2Radially be oppositely arranged they and diameter d 1Form bigger angle.

Though when applied load, by suitable increasing finger hole size, finger hole still can not accurately be aimed at, the overlay region by the hole can limit a common aisle, to hold one or more supportings fingers.

Promoting two hangers together can will have certain flexible edge to be drawn into ellipse in the snap collar, thereby the symmetric part at hanging ring edge is fastened on the opposite side of container.This interaction energy is fixed on the handle of hanging ring on the container effectively.

This ring and simple distortion thereof have the convenient new function of handling large-scale and heavy container.As described, freely finish the mode of other function, still can utilize this hand supporting container with a hand.

The purposes scope that is installed on the described suspension edge on the conventional edge flange of metal can or paper bucket comprises from the heavier grease of transportation or paint tube to can transport the puffed rice bucket easily movie theatre.Particularly need not under the situation of maximum load-carrying capacity, the root area of hanger is narrowed down and straighteing, to increase alerting ability.

Multiple improvement and other embodiment will become apparent to those skilled in the art that and limited by following claim.

Claims (49)

  1. One kind be used for predetermined container (2,2 ', 2 "; 11,71,81; 92,94) supporting member, described container has an edge at its top opening place; described supporting member comprise a lid or carrier ring (4,4 ', 4 ", 70,80,90), its structure should be able to be assembled together mutually with the edge of container, and lid or carrier ring are between parallel qualification plane
    Wherein: at least one flexible suspension device (FS, FS 1, FS 2, FS 3, FS 4) be connected near the edge of lid or carrier ring on lid or the carrier ring, the main body of hanger adopts has the sheet form of constant thickness, hanger in the position of its initial moulding and described qualification plane parallel and along described qualification plane or the inboard, edge between described qualification plane, and this hanger can from shaping position deflect to can carrying container weight stand up position.
  2. 2. supporting member according to claim 1, wherein: the described hanger of formation extends through the top of container with flat.
  3. 3. supporting member according to claim 1, wherein: lid or carrier ring (4,4 ', 4 ", 70,80,90) and hanger (FS, FS 1, FS 2, FS 3, FS 4) integrally formed by synthetic resin.
  4. 4. supporting member according to claim 3, wherein: described resin is elastomeric.
  5. 5. supporting member according to claim 3, wherein: described lid or carrier ring and hanger comprise a molded assembly.
  6. 6. supporting member according to claim 1, wherein: hanger has a flexible root (R), and this flexibility root is wideer than the width of hanger body.
  7. 7. supporting member according to claim 1, wherein: described supporting member and container combination, described hanger is connected on lid or the carrier ring in the position of fully departing from the container central axial line by its center of gravity, by the hanger supporting container time, this deviation distance is enough to make container to produce fully.
  8. 8. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5 or 7, wherein: described hanger has free end finger hanger form, axis with an extendible portion, and comprise that at least one axis along described extendible portion has the flexible root area (R) of shorter length, and one have main body than length along described axis, and this main body ends at the part place that shape is suitable for receiving a supporting finger.
  9. 9. supporting member according to claim 8, wherein: described main body is shank (L), the lateral dimension of this shank can embed the lateral dimension of district (F) less than described root area (R) and finger.
  10. 10. supporting member according to claim 9, wherein: the embeddable structure of described finger comprises one in hole described hanger far-end, that size is enough to hold a finger.
  11. 11. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein: described hanger has at least two embeddable structure (F of finger 1, F 2), compare the basic lateral root portion of the more close hanger of first structure in the described structure with second structure in the described structure.
  12. 12. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, it only comprises a hanger.
  13. 13. according to any described supporting member among the claim 1-7, it comprises two flexible finger hangers, the end of these hangers has and can and support the range of movement of these hangers by a finger engagement.
  14. 14. supporting member according to claim 13, wherein: in the position of the initial moulding of flexible finger hanger, described flexible finger hanger is arranged in a plane with nested form.
  15. 15. supporting member according to claim 14, wherein: each finger hanger (FS 3) all be crooked.
  16. 16. supporting member according to claim 14, wherein: but the finger embedded structure of hanger is at the first diameter (d 1) go up to aim at, and the basic lateral root portion of described hanger is positioned at the second diameter (d 2) on, this second diameter (d 2) and the first diameter (d 1) form bigger angle.
  17. 17. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein, described hanger has free end and length is at least 5cm, and comprises that a root area (R) and a finger can embed district (F).
  18. 18. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein, described hanger has half of smallest lateral dimension that free end and length are at least described container finish.
  19. 19. supporting member according to claim 18 has above half length of container edge radius or lateral dimension.
  20. 20. supporting member according to claim 19, this length be the edge lateral dimension about 3/4ths or bigger.
  21. 21. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein, a finger in the described hanger can embed district (F 1) near hanger base lateral root portion.
  22. 22. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein, lid or carrier ring and container are the relation of clamping.
  23. 23. supporting member according to claim 21, wherein: lid or carrier ring can be installed on the outward flange at described container finish place.
  24. 24. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein: lid or carrier ring can be installed on the lid that just is installed on the described container itself.
  25. 25. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein: the edge friction fit of lid or carrier ring and container together.
  26. 26. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, it is suitable for being assembled together with the supporting member of another similar structures, the end of each hanger is freely and has a head that is limited with a hole, one head is configured to pass the hole of another described hanger in the described hanger, can hang together so that have the container of described supporting member.
  27. 27. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein: described lid or carrier ring zone in the central have a hole that is used for seeing the container loaded article.
  28. 28. supporting member according to claim 27, wherein: have an overlay or thin slice below the described hanger.
  29. 29. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, wherein: lid or carrier ring comprise a sealing member embolus (C 1, C 2).
  30. 30. supporting member according to claim 29, wherein: sealing member embolus (C 1, C 2) diameter greater than the diameter of vessel port, and be crushed on the oral area of container, to form sealing.
  31. 31. according to any described supporting member in the claim 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7, combine with a container, this container has minimum level size greater than 5cm at oral area,
    The flexible suspension device that stretches out from lid or carrier ring is configured to engage with the article display element, this hanger has about 5cm or bigger length, and be configured to when engaging with described article display element, this container is supported in the bevelled angle.
  32. 32. supporting member according to claim 31, this supporting member are configured to be engaged by article display bar or hook.
  33. 33. according to each supporting member among the claim 1-7, combine with a container, this container has minimum level size greater than 5cm at its oral area, the structure of described hanger and be provided with and should guarantee to utilize the finger Suspended containers of a hand so that show and carry.
  34. 34. according to each supporting member among the claim 1-7, combine with a kind of container, wherein this container holds consumable article, comprises food.
  35. 35. supporting member according to claim 34, wherein: this food comprises dried soup stock, cereal, seasonings, cereal, beans, dry fruit, biscuit, cracker, coffee bean or grind coffee, nut, pot foods, puffed rice, candy, sour milk, ice cream, butter, jelly, cheese slices, seasoning matter, soup or beverage.
  36. 36. according to each supporting member among the claim 1-7, combine with a kind of container, described container holds tennis.
  37. 37. the method for a support vessels may further comprise the steps:
    A container is provided, and this container has central axial line and by the edge limited opening with outside surface,
    For container provides the lid or the carrier ring of a cooperation, its outer peripheral areas is configured to extend through the edge of container, and with described outside face joint,
    Described lid or carrier ring have a hanger, and it is flexible, and outer peripheral areas with the distance of the described central axial line that fully departs from container join to lid or carrier ring and
    Hang lid or carrier ring and relevant container by described hanger, wherein because described hanger deflects in the stand up position, the axis of described container is with respect to the very big angle E of vertical direction inclination when hanging.
  38. 38. according to the described method of claim 37, wherein: this hanger along its length be flexible and this hanger when producing deflection along its curved in length.
  39. 39. according to the described method of claim 37, wherein: described engaging zones is positioned on the position of inboard of the part that lid or carrier ring combine with described outside face.
  40. 40. according to the described method of claim 39, wherein; Described container is provided with a limiting structure, and it is the part on described outside surface, and the periphery of described lid or carrier ring is configured to be installed on the described structure.
  41. 41. according to the described method of claim 40, wherein this structure is a flange.
  42. 42. according to the described method of claim 37, wherein: described engaging zones is positioned on the position in the outside of part of lid or carrier ring and described outside surface combination.
  43. 43. according to each described method in the claim 37,38,39,40,41 or 42, wherein: described supporting member comprises a flat basically lid or carrier ring, the described container of closed with covers, carrier ring comprise one with the combination of described ring so that seal the embolus of described container.
  44. 44. according to each described method among the claim 38-42, wherein: hanger is the moulding form along lid or carrier ring.
  45. 45. according to each described method among the claim 37-42, wherein: container holds a kind of product, container hangs on an exhibiting device so that sell by described hanger.
  46. 46. according to each described method among the claim 37-42, wherein: container holds a kind of product, after buying container, the finger by the buyer engages and support vessels with described hanger.
  47. 47. according to each described method among the claim 37-42, wherein: this container holds consumable article, comprises food.
  48. 48. according to the described method of claim 47, wherein: described food comprises dried soup stock, cereal, seasonings, cereal, beans, dry fruit, biscuit, cracker, coffee bean or grind coffee, nut, pot foods, puffed rice, candy, sour milk, ice cream, butter, jelly, cheese slices, seasoning matter, soup or beverage.
  49. 49. according to each described method among the claim 37-42, wherein: container can hold tennis.
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