Pot having a lid

  • US 6,536,603 B1
  • Filed: 02/21/2002
  • Issued: 03/25/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/05/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A pot having a lid for cooking and draining food, comprising a lid (2) having:

  • an outer convex top (20), with a central knob (21), which is dome-shaped and perforated by a plurality of through apertures (25,26) in one sector thereof, extending within one half of the top (20); and

    an edge (22) and a swell (23) for leaning onto an upper brim (10) of the pot (1), which extends with a cylindrical band (24) for the reciprocal sliding coupling of the lid (2) with a mouth (11) of the pot (1), the cylindrical band (24) having an outer diameter smaller than the inner diameter of the mouth (11), wherein the cylindrical band (24) and the mouth (11) accomplish a substantially airtight coupling when the cylindrical band (24) is inserted into the mouth (11);

    wherein the pot (1) and the lid (2) are provided with releasable engagement means for locking of the lid (2) on the pot (1) at the cylindrical band (24) of the lid (2) and in the mouth (11).

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