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Publication numberUS20070224054 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberUS 11/389,651
Publication dateSep 27, 2007
Filing dateMar 27, 2006
Priority dateMar 27, 2006
Publication number11389651, 389651, US 2007/0224054 A1, US 2007/224054 A1, US 20070224054 A1, US 20070224054A1, US 2007224054 A1, US 2007224054A1, US-A1-20070224054, US-A1-2007224054, US2007/0224054A1, US2007/224054A1, US20070224054 A1, US20070224054A1, US2007224054 A1, US2007224054A1
InventorsMagnar Grande
Original AssigneeGrande Magnar J
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Smart Lid
US 20070224054 A1
Abstract
The invention provides a new method of preserving or prolonging the preservation of foods and beverages after a sealed container has been opened.*
*This lid is form fitted to the container's content.
The advantage of this lid should be obvious by the fact that foods and beverages can be preserved for a longer period of time after air has been removed from the space that remains after some of the content has been removed from the container. This also applies to coffee by the fact that it prolongs its freshness.
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Claims(2)
1. A means of evacuating air from a container that has been opened, in order to preserve or prolong the freshness of the content that remains in the container.
2. A means of evacuating air from a container, specifically containing coffee, in order to prolong its freshness.
Description
BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

The invention relates to means and methods to preserving or prolonging the preservation of Foods and Beverages after a sealed container has been opened. The advantages of this Lid should be obvious by the fact that Foods and Beverages can be preserved for a longer period of time after air has been removed from the space that remains after some of the content has been removed from the container. This also applies to coffee by the fact that it prolongs its freshness.

DESCRIPTION OF DRAWING

The above object, together with its described features of the invention, will be apparent in light of the details of construction and use of the Lid.

FIG. 1. in the drawing depicts a top view of the Lid.

FIG. 2. in the drawing represents a cross section view, taken along the line “A-A” of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3. shows the sealing pin that is part of the construction of the Lid. This sealing pin must also be removed in order to relieve suction before the Lid can be removed from the container.

FIG. 4. shows the cross section of a container (plastic or metal) with the Lid inserted and sealed.

DESCRIPTION OF THE “LID”

Referring to FIGS. 1,2,3 and 4 of the drawing, the “Lid” can be made by molding of a plastic material and formed to fit any existing or new containers made of plastic or metal.

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US8177088Apr 15, 2009May 15, 2012Williams Rebecca LAdjustable sealing device for storage containers
Classifications
U.S. Classification417/355
International ClassificationF04B35/00
Cooperative ClassificationB65D81/2038
European ClassificationB65D81/20B3