Global Patent Index - EP 1084960 A1

EP 1084960 A1 2001-03-21 - Container with a non-planar seal between base and lid

Title (en)

Container with a non-planar seal between base and lid

Title (de)

Behälter mit einer abgewinkelten Dichtung zwischen Unterteil und Deckel

Title (fr)

Récipient avec un dispositif d'étanchéité coudé entre la base et le couvercle

Publication

EP 1084960 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00119589 A

Priority

US 39459999 A

Abstract (en)

A non-planar seal between a container (10) having a base (12) and lid (14). The base (12) has a rim (22) which includes a first seal component (28). The lid has a rim (26) which includes a second seal component (30). The first and second seal components (28,30) interact to provide a seal, for example a water-tight seal, when the lid (14) is mounted to the container (10) to thus protect the contents of the container (10). The seal is formed along a locus of points defining a non-linear plane, or curved surface. The first and second seal components (28,30) are oriented so as to extend substantially normal to the non-linear plane at any given point along the seal. This arrangement permits greater design possibilities due to fewer restraints on seal component placement, while still providing excellent sealing properties for the container (10).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B65D 43/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 43/06 (2006.01); B65D 43/02 (2006.01); B65D 43/10 (2006.01); F16J 15/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 43/0222 (2013.01); B65D 43/021 (2013.01); B65D 43/0212 (2013.01); B65D 43/0218 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00194 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00296 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00388 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00509 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00527 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00537 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00555 (2013.01); B65D 2543/0062 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00629 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00685 (2013.01); B65D 2543/0074 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00796 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00805 (2013.01); B65D 2543/00842 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1084960 A1 20010321; EP 1084960 B1 20041201; AR 025637 A4 20021204; AT 283803 T 20041215; AU 5500400 A 20010322; BR 0004122 A 20010619; CA 2317267 A1 20010313; CZ 20003322 A3 20011212; CZ 294738 B6 20050316; DE 60016340 D1 20050105; DE 60016340 T2 20050512; ES 2233261 T3 20050616; HR P20000593 A2 20010630; HU 0003628 A2 20011228; HU 0003628 A3 20020128; HU 0003628 D0 20000913; IL 138169 D0 20011031; IS 5607 A 20010314; JP 2001114318 A 20010424; NO 20004472 A 20010314; NO 20004472 D0 20000907; PL 198976 B1 20080829; PL 342482 A1 20010326; PT 1084960 E 20050331; ZA 200004522 B 20010228

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