US 11,878,836 B2
Pressure equalization apparatus for a container and methods associated therewith
Benjamin Meager, Felt, ID (US)
Assigned to PAHA DESIGNS, LLC, Felt, ID (US)
Filed by PAHA DESIGNS, LLC, Felt, ID (US)
Filed on Dec. 9, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/707,769.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/777,442, filed on Dec. 10, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2020/0216237 A1, Jul. 9, 2020
Int. Cl. B65D 17/50 (2006.01); B65D 17/28 (2006.01); B65D 17/34 (2006.01); B65D 17/00 (2006.01); B65D 51/16 (2006.01); B65D 53/08 (2006.01); B65D 77/20 (2006.01)
CPC B65D 17/502 (2013.01) [B65D 17/02 (2013.01); B65D 17/06 (2013.01); B65D 17/34 (2018.01); B65D 17/4011 (2018.01); B65D 51/1677 (2013.01); B65D 53/08 (2013.01); B65D 77/2024 (2013.01); B65D 2517/0094 (2013.01); B65D 2517/5083 (2013.01); B65D 2577/205 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A container, comprising:
a container body configured to retain a fluid, the container body including an end closure having a first opening spaced from a second opening;
a channel formed by a cover interconnected to an outer surface of the end closure and an indentation in the end closure positioned below the cover and associated with the second opening; and
a selectively-removable member adhered to the end closure, the member comprising first end configured to cover the first opening and a second end configured to cover the second opening;
wherein the second end of the selectively-removable member includes a portion configured for selective insertion into the channel that blocks the second opening, the portion ending in a tab configured to extend out of the channel, wherein the tab is used to remove the portion of the second end from the channel while leaving the cover in place.