Flexible sink strainer

  • US 8,171,574 B2
  • Filed: 09/20/2011
  • Issued: 05/08/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/10/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A sink strainer comprising:

  • a substantially flat rigid flange having an inner circumference, wherein the flange includes a flexible flange member forming a sink engaging surface and a rigid flange member forming a top surface of the flange; and

    a flexible body having a periphery coupled to the inner circumference, wherein the body is axially movable between a first position and a second position relative to the flange, when in the first position the body is cup shaped below the flange, when in the second position at least a portion of the flexible body is inverted relative to the first position.

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