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Publication numberUS2061067 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 17, 1936
Filing dateDec 27, 1932
Priority dateDec 27, 1932
Publication numberUS 2061067 A, US 2061067A, US-A-2061067, US2061067 A, US2061067A
InventorsFabrice Edward H
Original AssigneeGuardian Safety Seal Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Bottle and seal therefor
US 2061067 A
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Nov. 17, 1936. E. H. F ABRICE BOTTLE AND SEAL THEREFOR Filed Dec. 27, 1952 Patented Nov. 17, 1936 UNITED STATES PATENT or ies BOTTLE AND SEAL THEREFOR Edward H. Fabrice, Chicago, 111., assignor to Guardian Safety Seal Company, Chicago, Ill., a corporation of Illinois Application December 27, 1932, Serial No. 648,947 8 Claims. (01. 215-46) This invention has for its object to provide (I) presents a curve or taper which vanishes a bottle seal which is very simple, cheap and adinto the circumferential surface of the neck (8) vantageous, in that it includes means for preof the bottle. The tongue ('6) of the cap (I) is venting the removal of the bottle sealing cap from adapted to overlie the projection (ll!) of the bottle the bottle without effecting severance of a porneck and the shoulder (5) of the rip-strip (3) of tion of the sealing cap from the body thereof. the cap will abut the shoulder (II) of the pro- A suitable embodiment of the invention is illusjection (I8) of the bottle neck when the cap (I) trated in the accompanying drawing wherein: is inserted over the bottle neck. The said shoul- Fig. l is a side elevation, partly in section, of der (ll is disposed to oppose the threads (9) of 1b a sealing cap constructed in accordance with the the bottle neck in the direction of removal of a 10 invention and showing the same in the condition threaded cap from the bottle.

in which it is applied to the bottle neck. The cap (I) is initially devoid of threads.

Fig. 2 is a bottom plan view of the cap shown Within said cap,a disc (I2) of cork or other suitc in Fig. 1. able material is provided as a packing or sealing Fig. 3 is a perspective View showing a bottle element, which is maintained lightly compressed 15 neck constructed in accordance with the invenagainst the rim ofthe bottle neck as said cap is tion, with the sealing cap mounted thereon, but mounted upon the latter and during the succeednot secured thereto, ing operation of forming the threads (l3) in said Fig. 4 is a side elevation of the neck portion cap in a suitable manner, the threaded portion of the bottle constructed in accordance with the of the bottle neck constituting the mandrel upon 2 invention and having the sealing cap of the inwhich the said threads (I3) are formed.

vention secured upon the same. From the foregoing description, it will be ob- Fig. '5 is a fragmentary vertical sectional view vious that when the cap (I) is initially mounted on the line 5-5 of Fig. 4. upon the bottle neck, the shoulder (5) of the rip- Fig. 6 is a plan section on the line 6-6 of Fig. 5. strip (3 will engage the shoulder (H) of the The sealing cap constituting a part of the presprojection III) to prevent rotation of the cap on ent invention,consists of acylindrical capsule (I), the bottle neck in one direction. As the cap is the skirt portion of which is provided with an maintained tightly compressed upon the bottle 4 annular bead (2) between its ends. The lower mouth during the threading operation last reend portion (3) of said skirt portion constitutes ferred to, the rotation of said cap relatively to the 30 a severable portion of the cap and is bordered bottle neck in the opposite direction or the direcsubstantially at its junction with the bead (2), tion wherein the disc (I2) would be still further by a scoring (4) which efiects weakening of the compressed, is substantially prevented by the metal in a well known manner. threads (I3) cooperating with the threads (9) of Said portion (3) may be termed a rip-strip, the bottle neck. To unseal the bottle, the tongue which is severed longitudinally at one point (5) (6) of the rip-strip '(3) is digitally engaged and from the lower edge of the skirt portion to the pulled outwardly from its normal position and scoring (4) of the cap, to provide a stop-shoulder while this outward pull thereon is maintained, the

('5). The line of severance is continued along bottle is rotated to cause the strip (3) to be sev- 0 the lower edge of the bead (2) from the shoulder ered, along the score line (4), from the body of 40 (5) through an arc of about fifteen degrees to the cap. The remaining portion of the cap may provide a free portion or tongue (6) integral with be now removed and replaced in the ordinary the rip-strip (3) and which constitutes a terminal manner. thereof. The tongue (6) is offset outwardly from The bead (2) serves to reinforce the skirt porthe rip-strip (3) and constitutes a digitally ention of the cap and serves to prevent, also, an 45 gageable member for effecting severance of the expansion or distortion of the rip-strip (3) and strip (3) from the cap. adjacent metal for effecting removal of the cap The bottle ('I) is equipped with a substantially without first severing the rip-strip (3) from the cylindrical neck (8) having its upper end porsame. 1

tion equipped with external screw-thread (9). I laim as my invention:- 59 T d neck is provided at One Side, and 1. A sealed receptacle comprising a bottle havmed ely below the terminal portion of t ing an externally threaded discharge portion and screw-thread (9) with an arcuate projection (I0) equipped with a preformed projection below and which terminates at one end in a radial shoulder contiguous to said threads and presenting a (ll). The other end portion of said projection rigid stop shoulder, a sheet metal closure cap 55 having threaded engagement with said discharge portion of the said bottle and equipped with a skirt portion closely hugging the bottle neck below the said threads and including a terminal annular rip-strip severable from said cap, said rip-strip being split at one point longitudinally of the cap, and presenting a rigid stop shoulder engaged with the shoulder of said projection for cooperation therewith to prevent removal of the cap from the bottle without first effecting severance of the rip-strip from the cap.

2. A sealed receptacle comprising a bottle having an externally threaded discharge portionand equipped with a projection belowand contiguous to said threads and presenting a" rigid stop shoulder, a sheet metal closure cap having threaded engagement with said discharge portion of the said bottle and equipped with a cylindrical skirt portion closely fitting the bottle neck below the threads thereof and including a terminal annular rip-strip severable from said cap and removable from the bottle, said rip-strip being split at one point longitudinally of the cap and presenting a rigid stop shoulder engaged with the shoulder of said projection for cooperation therewith to prevent removal of the cap from the bottle without eifecting removal of the rip-strip from the cap and bottle, a portion of said rip-strip opposed to the shoulder thereof, being severed from the skirt portion of the cap and constituting a digitally engageable terminal tongue at one. end

of said ripestrip.

3. A sealed receptacle comprising a bottle hav-. ing an externally threaded dischargeportiOn and equipped with a projection below and contiguous to said threads and presenting a rigid stop shoulder, a sheet metal closure cap having threaded engagement with said discharge portion of the said bottle and equipped with askirt portion including a terminal annular rip-strip severable from said cap, said rip-strip being split at one point longitudinally of the cap and presenting a rigid shoulder engaged with the shoulder of said projection for cooperation therewith to prevent removal of the cap from the bottle without effecting severance of the rip-strip from the cap, said rip-strip having a free lower edge, and an annular weakening scoring bordering the upper edge of the said rip-strip.

4. A sealed receptacle comprising a bottle having an externally threaded discharge portion and equipped with a projection below and contiguous to said threads and presenting a rigid stop shoulder, a sheet metal closure cap having threaded engagement with said discharge portion of the said bottle and equipped with a skirt portion including a terminal annular rip-strip severable from said cap and removable from the bottle, said rip-strip being split at one point longitudinally of the cap and presenting a rigid stop shoulder engaged with the shoulder of said projection for cooperation therewith to. prevent removal of the cap from the bottle without effecting removal of the rip-strip from the cap and bottle, said rip-strip having a free lower: edge, an annular weakening scoring bordering the upper edge of the said rip-.strip,,a portion of said rip-strip opposed to the shoulder thereof being severed from the skirt portion of the cap and constituting a digitally engageable terminal tongue at one end of said rip-strip.

5. A sealed receptacle comprising a bottlehaving an externally threaded discharge portion and equipped with a projection below and contiguous to said threads and presenting a rigid stop shoulder, a sheet metal closure cap having threaded engagement with said discharge portion of the said bottle, said cap having a skirt portion extending below the threaded portion thereof, an annular bead in said skirt portion below the threaded portion thereof, a substantially annular scoring below and contiguous to said bead and defining a severable rip-strip constituting the terminal portion of the cap, said rip-strip being severed longitudinally of the cap at one point and presenting a rigid stop shoulder engaged and cooperating with the shoulder of the said projection for preventing removal of the cap from the bottle.

6. A cap for a bottle neck equipped with screw threads and equipped with a projection below said threads, said cap equipped With threads engaged with the threads of the bottle neck and equipped with a severable ripstrip constituting the terminal lower portion of said cap, there being a recess in said rip-strip receiving said projection a wall of said recess and a face of said projection constituting cooperative inflexible stop formations to prevent rotation of said cap, the latter being non-removable from the bottle without first eifecting removal of said rip-strip from said cap and bottle, and a tongue constituting one end of said ripstrip and overlying said projection.

7. A sealed receptacle such as a bottle, comprising a receptacle equipped with a threaded discharge spout portion and with a stopformation below and proximate to the threads of said discharge spout portion and a capsule equipped with thread formations engaged with those of said discharge spout portion, said capsule being equipped also with a longitudinally split annular terminal end portion digitally severable from the body of the capsule, one end of said annular terminal end portion of the capsule engaged with said stop formation for cooperation therewith to prevent rotation of the capsule in a direction to unseal the bottle.

8. A sealed receptacle such as a bottle comprising a receptacle equipped with a threaded discharge spout portion and with a stop formation below and proximate to the threads of said discharge spout portion, and a capsule equipped with thread formations engaged with those of said discharge spout portion, said capsule being equipped also with a longitudinally split annular terminal end portion digitally severable from the body of the capsule, one end of said annular terminal end portion of the capsule engaged with said stop formation for cooperation therewith to prevent rotation of the capsule in a direction to unseal the bottle, the other end of said terminal end portion of said capsule equipped with a digitally engageable tongue free from the body of the capsule and overlying said stop formation.

EDWARD I-I'. FABRICE.

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US2423582 *Feb 27, 1945Jul 8, 1947Robert TroxelBottle cap
US3042243 *Aug 2, 1960Jul 3, 1962Hermann RitzenhoffSealing cap for bottles, jars, canisters and similar containers
US3913772 *Sep 14, 1973Oct 21, 1975Anchor Hocking CorpTamperproof closure cap and sealed package
US4438857 *Jul 12, 1982Mar 27, 1984Three Sisters Ranch EnterprisesCap and neck structure for a wide-mouth jar
Classifications
U.S. Classification215/256
International ClassificationB65D41/34
Cooperative ClassificationB65D41/3485
European ClassificationB65D41/34F2