Pack structure

  • US 6,237,776 B1
  • Filed: 05/10/2000
  • Issued: 05/29/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/24/1988
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An insulated pack comprising:

  • a flexible, soft shell wall structure having a flexible insulated layer, and having a bottom portion, a top portion, and a sidewall member;

    said sidewall member having a leading portion, a trailing portion and left and right hand side portions, wherein said leading portion is flat and said trailing portion is curved;

    said leading, trailing and left and right hand side portions extending between said top and bottom portions;

    said portions of said soft shell wall structure co-operating to define therewithin an insulated compartment;

    said top portion including a lid, said lid being moveable to an open position to give access to said insulated compartment;

    said sidewall member having a height and a breadth, said height being greater than said breadth, and said trailing portion being arcuate when viewed from above;

    a liner mounted within said compartment to receive objects introduced when said lid is in said open position, said liner being moveable to an inverted position to facilitate washing thereof;

    a lifting member attached to said sidewall member; and

    a secondary wall structure mounted to said trailing portion of said sidewall member, said secondary wall structure standing outwardly of said trailing portion of said sidewall member and defining an auxiliary compartment therewithin;

    said secondary wall structure having an auxiliary compartment closure member operable to give access to said auxiliary compartment.

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