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1. (AU1996074729) Plural chambered squeezable dispensing tube

Office : Australia
Application Number: 74729/96 Application Date: 30.10.1996
Publication Number: 1996074729 Publication Date: 07.08.1997
Publication Kind : A
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:US1996017084 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
B65D 35/22
B65B 3/16
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
D
CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
35
Pliable tubular containers adapted to be permanently deformed to expel contents, e.g. collapsible tubes for toothpaste or other plastic or semi-liquid material; Holders therefor
22
with two or more compartments
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
B
MACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
3
Packaging plastic material, semiliquids, liquids, or mixed solids and liquids, in individual containers or receptacles, e.g. bags, sacks, boxes, cartons, cans, jars
04
Methods of, or means for, filling the material into the containers or receptacles
16
for filling collapsible tubes
CPC:
B65D 35/22
B65B 3/16
Applicants: Enamelon, Inc.
Inventors:
Agents: Spruson & Ferguson
Priority Data: 08/562363 22.11.1995 US
Title: (EN) Plural chambered squeezable dispensing tube
Abstract: front page image
(EN) The present invention relates to plural compartment assemblies in which materials are stored in at least two separate compartments until the compartments are opened for use. More particularly, the invention relates to a dispensing tube with the utilization of a novel insert divider (22). A conventional dispensing tube (10) can be divided into separate and discrete compartments (fig. 4) at a low cost. The resulting dispensing assembly (fig. 1) provides for dispensing more than one material from the same tube, and even more particularly co-dispense predetermined proportions of incompatible materials simultaneously and effectively.
Also published as:
EP0869905USRE036035JPH11501600CN1202864CA2235546KR1019990071572
WO/1997/018999