04157801 is referenced by 65 patents and cites 19 patents.

A device for supporting a limp disposable container in a generally open position to receive material and for preventing the container from collapsing as material is inserted therein has rim means for releasably engaging portions of the container peripherally about an opening in the container and for supporting these portions in an open position, second means defining a base for providing stability for the device relative to a surface upon which the device is positioned, strut means interconnecting the rim means and the second means for maintaining a desired spaced relationship therebetween and mounting means for securing the rim means and the second means to the strut means to provide a rigid support device for the limp container. The device may be provided in unassembled kit form of primarily straight tube sections suitable for assembly in an easy and facile manner. In an exemplary embodiment, the base rim, top rim and struts each comprise three tubular members, all of which are press-fit together through the use of six interconnecting tees.

Title
Device for supporting a limp container
Application Number
779087
Publication Number
4157801
Application Date
September 16, 1977
Publication Date
June 12, 1979
Inventor
Frederick L Elmer
Anaheim
CA, US
Agent
Poms Smith Lande Glenny & Rose
Assignee
Pacific Handy Cutter
CA, US
IPC
B65B 67/12
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