Plastic container having a carbon-treated internal surface
A blow molded container (10) having barrier properties and including an upper wall portion having an opening (13), an intermediate sidewall portion (14) positioned beneath the upper wall portion (12); and a base portion (16) positioned beneath the intermediate sidewall to support the container. The container includes a molded outer layer (24) having an inner surface (22) and an outer surface formed from at least 40% of recycled plastic, and a carbon coating formed on the inner surface of the outer layer (26) and adhered thereto and substantially coextensive with the outer layer, wherein said carbon coating has a thickness of less than about 10 microns.
Publication date: 10-15-2008
Applicant: PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC, US
Inventor: SLAT WILLIAM A, US
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