US 11,655,075 B2
Dispensing systems and methods for using the same
Brandon L. Ramsuer, Henrico, VA (US); Kelly A. Harrigan, Richmond, VA (US); Niels F. G. Van Wieringen, 's-Hertogenbosch (NL); Stefan Koster, Rotterdam (NL); Eelco Han De Man, Vlijmen (NL); Sara D. Falcon, Richmond, VA (US); and William L. Driskell, Lee's Summit, MO (US)
Assigned to Silgan Dispensing Systems Corporation, Grandview, MO (US)
Filed by Silgan Dispensing Systems Corporation, Grandview, MO (US)
Filed on Oct. 19, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/74,537.
Application 17/074,537 is a continuation of application No. 16/074,503, granted, now 10,807,769, previously published as PCT/US2017/015936, filed on Feb. 1, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/337,051, filed on May 16, 2016.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/290,573, filed on Feb. 3, 2016.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/290,142, filed on Feb. 2, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2021/0031982 A1, Feb. 4, 2021
Int. Cl. B65D 25/42 (2006.01); B65D 1/02 (2006.01); B65D 25/40 (2006.01); D06F 39/02 (2006.01); B65D 25/00 (2006.01); B65D 25/38 (2006.01); B65D 23/00 (2006.01); B65D 1/12 (2006.01); B65D 25/52 (2006.01); B65D 41/26 (2006.01); B67D 3/04 (2006.01)
CPC B65D 25/42 (2013.01) [B65D 1/02 (2013.01); B65D 1/12 (2013.01); B65D 23/00 (2013.01); B65D 25/00 (2013.01); B65D 25/38 (2013.01); B65D 25/40 (2013.01); B65D 25/52 (2013.01); B65D 41/265 (2013.01); B67D 3/043 (2013.01); D06F 39/022 (2013.01); D06F 39/024 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A laundry product, comprising:
a container;
a laundry product in the container;
a dispensing system attached to the container; and
a dispensing ball removably attached to the dispensing system, said dispensing ball having a flexible outer wall and an open interior for receiving a dose of said laundry product from the container,
wherein the dispensing system comprises
a closure body having a closure deck and a closure attachment attached to the container, the closure deck having a product inlet and a vent,
a chamber body rotatably attached to the closure body, the chamber body having a product opening and a vent opening which are rotatably aligned with the product inlet and the vent of the closure body in a dispensing mode and not aligned in a non-dispensing mode,
a chamber cap attached to the chamber body, the chamber cap having an outlet, and
an elastomeric valve positioned between the chamber body and the chamber cap outlet creating an air chamber between an inside of the elastomeric valve and the chamber body and a product chamber between the chamber body and the chamber cap.