Produce bag with improved strength and loading features

  • US 6,190,044 B1
  • Filed: 07/08/1999
  • Issued: 02/20/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/16/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A synthetic resin bag for use with wicket pins of automatic bag filling equipment, comprising:

  • first and second side walls joined along two side edges to form the bag;

    one of the side walls being formed from a synthetic resin mesh;

    one of the side walls being formed of a synthetic resin film;

    a reinforcing strip of synthetic resin film extending along an upper edge of a side wall of the bag;

    a sealing juncture formed along a side edge portion of each of the side walls and the reinforcing strip;

    the synthetic resin film side wall having a bottom wall portion extending downwardly below the synthetic resin fiber mesh side wall and having a lower fold formed therein to form a bottom of the bag;

    the synthetic resin film side wall having an extension from the lower fold which is folded upwardly to enclose a lower portion of the synthetic resin fiber mesh side wall; and

    said reinforcing strip having holes formed therein for mounting the bag on the wicket pins of the bag filling equipment.

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