US Patent No: 8,225,958

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Tap and liquid dispenser for a bag-in-box

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Abstract

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This invention relates to a telescope tap to be used for the tapping of liquid from a bag-in-box where a bag containing the liquid and equipped with a spout is placed inside a box. The telescope tap comprises a base member which engages with the spout and with the box wall, a telescope pipe placed sliding extractable in the base member, a handle to extract the telescope pipe from inside the box, a knob for opening and closing the outlet in the telescope pipe, and a gap around a part of the telescope tap for slidably receiving the box wall when sliding the telescope tap into the box. The invention furthermore concerns a method of filling a bag-in-box with a fluid, where a bag with a spout is filled with a fluid, a telescope tap is placed in the spout thereby closing the bag, a cut is made in the box, and the bag then is slid into the box with the tap fitting the cut in the box.

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AMKARANDERS, DK1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dige, Erik - 2 3
Nielsen, Lau - 2 3

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD. (1)
5,551,600 Bag-in-carton and pouring spout thereof 11 1995
 
DAVID S. SMITH PACKAGING LTD. (1)
4,475,670 Fluid dispenser 43 1982
 
DS SMITH PLASTICS LIMITED (1)
5,111,970 Fluid dispenser having a removable sealing diaphragm 19 1991
 
PLASTIC SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,579,953 Liquid container and valve 4 1995
 
RAPAK ACQUISITION CORPORATION (1)
4,493,438 Fluid dispenser 25 1982
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
6,401,989 Stowable spigot 4 2001

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SCHOLLE CORPORATION (1)
8,556,124 Bag in box packaging having a tap articulating assembly 0 2011

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