Receptacle with cinch

  • US 9,079,711 B2
  • Filed: 02/25/2014
  • Issued: 07/14/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/06/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A receptacle comprising:

  • a body configured to receive a liner; and

    a cinch disposed on the body, wherein the cinch includes;

    a projection disposed outward of the body, wherein the projection has first and second members, wherein the first member is a substantially vertically extending member, wherein the second member is an outwardly extending member, wherein each of the first and second members has opposing outer and inner surfaces such that the inner surfaces of the first and second members face the body, wherein the first member is connected to the body via the second member;

    a slot extending from the inner surface to the outer surface of the first member, wherein the slot has an open end at a bottom edge of the first member, a closed end disposed between the bottom edge and a top edge of the first member, and two side edges extending between the open end and the closed end, wherein the slot is configured such that at least one portion of the liner can be disposed and retained within the slot; and

    a through-hole with a closed continuously-curved periphery in the second member which the liner can pass to allow the at least one portion of the liner to be disposed between the slot and the body before the at least one portion of the liner is disposed within the slot,wherein the two side edges of the slot run substantially parallel to each other such that at least one portion of the liner can be disposed and retained within the slot by the two side edges.

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