Collapsible bottle Patent #: 5333761
ApplicationNo. 945627 filed on 10/30/1997
US Classes:141/1, PROCESSES141/114, WITH MANIPULATION OF FLEXIBLE OR COLLAPSIBLE RECEIVER OR SUPPLY141/313Flexible or collapsible receiver
ExaminersPrimary: Walczak, David J.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassB65B 001/04
Foreign Application Priority Data1995-05-03 GB
AbstractA deformable container is provided which is especially intended for dispensing semi-solid product. It has two end walls at opposite ends and in one end wall is provided an opening through which product is dispensed from he container. The side wall of the container is formed in the manner of a concertina by the provision of pleats and the widths of the pleats differs over the length of the container being greater over the pleats adjacent the end wall having the outlet compared with the depth adjacent the opposite end wall. The invention also provides a method of filling the container in which the container is initially fully deformed and product enters through the opening and causes the container to move towards its extended position.