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US3295739A
US3295739A US48299365A US3295739A US 3295739 A US3295739 A US 3295739A US 48299365 A US48299365 A US 48299365A US 3295739 A US3295739 A US 3295739A
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Isaac L Wilcox
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Sealright Co Inc
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ConocoPhillips Co
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
    • B65D5/00Containers of polygonal cross-section, e.g. boxes, cartons, trays, formed by folding or erecting one or more blanks made of paper
    • B65D5/02Containers of polygonal cross-section, e.g. boxes, cartons, trays, formed by folding or erecting one or more blanks made of paper by folding or erecting a single blank to form a tubular body with or without subsequent folding operations, or the addition of separate elements, to close the ends of the body
    • B65D5/06Containers of polygonal cross-section, e.g. boxes, cartons, trays, formed by folding or erecting one or more blanks made of paper by folding or erecting a single blank to form a tubular body with or without subsequent folding operations, or the addition of separate elements, to close the ends of the body with end-closing or contents-supporting elements formed by folding inwardly a wall extending from, and continuously around, an end of the tubular body
    • B65D5/067Gable-top containers
    • B65D5/068Gable-top containers with supplemental means facilitating the opening, e.g. tear lines, tear tabs

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1. A GABLE TOP CONTAINER FORMED OF PAPERBOARD OR THE LIKE, COMPRISING A TUBULAR BODY RECTANGULAR IN CROSS SECTION AND HAVING A BOTTOM CLOSURE AFFIXED THERETO, A PAIR OF OPPOSED FRONT AND REAR ROOF CLOSURE PANELS INCLINED TOWARD EACH OTHER AND OVERLYING SAID BODY, A PAIR OF OPPOSED END CLOSURE PANELS INFOLDED BETWEEN SAID ROOF PANELS FROM THE OPPOSITE GABLE ENDS FORMED BY THE LATTER, EACH OF SAID END CLOSURE PANELS INCLUDING AN END CLOSURE PORTION AND A PAIR OF TRIANGULAR FOLD-BACK PORTIONS INTEGRAL THEREWITH AND WITH THE RESPECTIVE ADJACENT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL, SAID FOLD-BACK PANEL PORTIONS BEING FOLDED AGAINST THE UNDER SIDES OF SAID ROOF CLOSURE PANELS, A RIB PANEL SURMOUNTING EACH OF SAID ROOF CLOSURE PANELS AND FOLD-BACK PANEL PORTIONS, SAID RIB PANELS BEING DISPOSED VERTICALLY AND BEING JOINED TOGETHER WITH A PERMANENT ADHESIVE BOND TO DEFINE A CENTRAL LAMINAR TOP RIB, SAID FRONT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL BEING FORMED WITH A WEAKENED LINE OF SEVERANCE LYING SOLELY WITHIN SAID FRONT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL AND EXTENDING TRANSVERSELY AT THE UPPER END THEREOF BELOW AND ADJACENT TO THE RESPECTIVE SURMOUNTING RIB PANEL, SAID WEAKENED LINE OF SEVERANCE TERMINATING AT ITS ENDS IN SPACED RELATION TO THE SIDE EDGES OF SAID FRONT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL AND BEING FORMED BY A SERIES OF ZIGZAG INCISIONS, THE OUTER SURFACE OF SAID FRONT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL HAVING A COATING OF THERMOPLASTIC MATERIAL PERMANENTLY BONDED THERETO, A TAPE POSITIONED ON SAID OUTER SURFACE AND OVERLYING SAID WEAKENED LINE OF SEVERANCE AND EXTENDING BEYOND THE ENDS THEREOF, AT LEAST THE INNER SURFACE OF SAID TAPE CONFRONTING SAID FRONT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL BEING FORMED OF THERMOPLASTIC MATERIAL HEAT SEALED AND PERMANENTLY BONDED TO SAID TERMOPLASTIC COATING ON SAID FRONT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL, SAID FOLDBACK PORTIONS LYING CONTIGUOUS TO SAID REAR ROOF CLOSURE PANEL BEING FORMED IN THEIR OUTER SURFACES ADJACENT THEIR OUTER ENDS WITH OUTWARDLY EXTENDING TRIANGULAR PROJECTIONS WITH THE APEXES POINTING DOWNWARLY, SAID TRIANGULAR PROJECTIONS BEING FORMED BY INCISIONS EXTENDING ONLY PART WAY THROUGH SAID FOLD-BACK PANEL PORTIONS WHICH LIE CONTIGUOUS TO SAID REAR ROOF CLOSURE PANEL, SAID TRIANGULAR PROJECTIONS SERVING TO ENGAGE THE UPPER EDGE OF THE RIB PANEL SURMOUNTING SAID FRONT ROOF CLOSURE PANEL WHEN SUCH RIB PANEL IS MOVED DOWNWARDLY FROM ITS SEALED POSITION.
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US3302846A US3302846A (en) 1965-05-14 1965-05-14 Gable top container
US3295739A US3295739A (en) 1965-05-14 1965-08-09 Container
US51974366 true 1966-01-10 1966-01-10
US3355083A US3355083A (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-09 Container

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US3302846A US3302846A (en) 1965-05-14 1965-05-14 Gable top container
FR18216A FR1434762A (en) 1965-05-14 1965-05-24 improved paperboard container whose upper part has the shape of a hump roof
US3295739A US3295739A (en) 1965-05-14 1965-08-09 Container
US3355083A US3355083A (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-09 Container
DE19661536204 DE1536204B1 (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-13 Capacities of cardboard gable closure top
BE681049A BE681049A (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-13
DK247066A DK113693B (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-13 A container of sheet material with a roof-shaped top, and carton blank to form the container.
FR61538A FR1479873A (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-13 section containers quadrilateral, in gable top carton blanks and thermoplastic coated on both sides for forming
GB2142666A GB1141891A (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-13 Cartons
ES326744A ES326744A1 (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-14 Improvements in the manufacture of containers obtained from sheet material.

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US3295739A Expired - Lifetime US3295739A (en) 1965-05-14 1965-08-09 Container
US3355083A Expired - Lifetime US3355083A (en) 1965-05-14 1966-05-09 Container

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US5197662A (en) * 1992-03-16 1993-03-30 International Paper Company Paperboard carton for frozen foodstuffs
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US2470199A (en) * 1945-09-07 1949-05-17 Vivian George Stewart Carton and secondary closure therefor
US3061174A (en) * 1961-07-03 1962-10-30 Zalkind Joseph Pull-apart envelopes
US3178091A (en) * 1963-03-19 1965-04-13 Int Paper Co Gable top container
US3185376A (en) * 1963-04-15 1965-05-25 Ex Cell O Corp Gable top container closure
US3217966A (en) * 1963-06-20 1965-11-16 Crystal Preforming And Packagi Closure structure for a container

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US3348755A (en) * 1967-01-03 1967-10-24 Phillips Petroleum Co Gable top container
US3450328A (en) * 1967-12-22 1969-06-17 Phillips Petroleum Co Pull tab for gable top container
US3452919A (en) * 1968-04-05 1969-07-01 Phillips Petroleum Co Double layer tape seal on container slit opening
US3554430A (en) * 1969-04-17 1971-01-12 Phillips Petroleum Co Gable top container
US3785545A (en) * 1971-01-18 1974-01-15 Scal Gp Condit Aluminium Collapsible multi-compartment container
US4518377A (en) * 1981-05-11 1985-05-21 Elopak Limited Method of making a carton
USRE32891E (en) * 1984-05-10 1989-03-21 International Paper Company Pouring spout opening configuration for a gable top of a container
US4527732A (en) * 1984-05-10 1985-07-09 International Paper Company Pouring spout opening configuration for a gable top of a container
US5437881A (en) * 1989-07-01 1995-08-01 Nestec S.A. Package for food products
US5366295A (en) * 1990-08-13 1994-11-22 Nestec S.A. Flexible easy-opening pack
US5080233A (en) * 1990-11-21 1992-01-14 Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company Gable top container having reduced opening force and method for construction therefor
US5197662A (en) * 1992-03-16 1993-03-30 International Paper Company Paperboard carton for frozen foodstuffs
WO2005028319A1 (en) * 2003-09-25 2005-03-31 Stora Enso Oyj Fluid container made of cardboard and a method for producing a fluid container

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US3355083A (en) 1967-11-28 grant
US3302846A (en) 1967-02-07 grant
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Owner name: SEALRIGHT CO., INC. A DE CORP.

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Effective date: 19821116