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1. (WO2018102379) REINFORCED BARBED CLOSURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/102379    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/063655
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 30 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: C12M 1/00
Applicants: CORNING INCORPORATED
Inventors: PHILIPPE, James
RAMMOHAN, Aravind Raghavan
SEETO, Paul Kevin
WANG, Neng
Title: REINFORCED BARBED CLOSURE
Abstract:
A closure assembly is provided. The closure assembly includes a cap portion, a tubular neck extending from a top surface of the cap portion, and at least one reinforcing member extending between the top surface of the cap portion and an exterior surface of the tubular neck, wherein the cap portion, the tubular neck and the at least one reinforcing member are a unitary integral piece. The closure assembly design provides stability to the tubular neck and the cap portion when a force is applied to either one or both of the tubular neck and the cap portion.