Storage and dispensing container for paint

  • US 6,634,525 B2
  • Filed: 12/05/2002
  • Issued: 10/21/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/08/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A paint storage and dispensing product comprising:

  • (a.) a plastic body defining an interior volume, said body comprising;

    a bottom portion including a bottom wall and at least one side wall; and

    a top collar joined to the bottom portion, said collar having an enlarged opening extending therethrough for accessing the interior volume;

    (b.) a bail-type swing handle connected to the body for holding the container, said swing handle having a grasp portion that is movable between a downward stowed position, wherein the grasp portion is disposed against the body and an upward carrying position, wherein the grasp portion is spaced above the body;

    (c.) a pouring guide disposed in the collar and including a pour spout extending upwardly above the collar to enable pouring of paint over the collar; and

    (d.) a cap engageable with the collar to close the opening, said cap having an interior height sufficient to accommodate the pour spout when the cap is engaged with the collar.

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