Lightweight Plastic Container
A plastic blow molded container, comprising: a hollow body portion including a lower supporting base portion (12) ; a sidewall portion (14) extending upwardly from the base portion (12); and a neck portion (16) extending upwardly from the sidewall portion (14), the neck portion (16) including a support flange (18) having an upper (20) and lower (22) surface and threads (26); a tamper-evident formation (28) having a lower surface; and a dispensing opening (24) at the top of the neck portion (16), the dispensing opening (24) having a top and an inner diameter; wherein the volume of the container is at least 500 ml; the weight of the neck portion is 3.0 grams or less; and the vertical distance (X) from the top of the dispensing opening (24) to the lower surface (22) of the support flange (18), including the threads (26) and the tamper-evident formation (28), is 14,732 mm (0.580 inches) or less.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 05-15-2008
Publication date: 10-21-2015
Applicant: PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC, US
Inventor: DARR RICHARD C, US ; MORGAN EDWARD V, US
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