Triple seal container with protrusion

  • US 6,196,404 B1
  • Filed: 01/14/2000
  • Issued: 03/06/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/11/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A container having three seals, comprising:

  • a base having a substantially planar bottom, a base perimeter wall extending substantially vertically upward from said bottom, a base rim extending substantially horizontally outward from said base perimeter wall, and a base sealing edge attached to said base rim; and

    a lid having to a substantially planar top, a lid perimeter wall extending substantially vertically downward from said top, a lid rim extending substantially horizontally outward from said lid perimeter wall, a lid sealing edge attached to said lid rim, a protrusion attached to said lid sealing edge, and a locking lip protruding from said sealing edge;

    wherein said base sealing edge and said lid sealing edge are molded to be correspondingly mateable to each other and upon mating said base sealing edge and said lid sealing edge form a middle seal and an exterior seal and said base rim and said lid rim form an interior seal and further wherein said protrusion pushes said base sealing edge against said lid sealing edge.

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