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An integrated cutting system for a waste disposal device comprising a waste storage receptacle and a film cutting and sealing device. A cartridge containing a continuous length of film is positioned over the receptacle. The integrated cutting system further includes an activation mechanism operatively configured to alternatively engage a cutting device or a film sealing device capable of twistably sealing the film of the cartridge when the film is dispensed from the cartridge. A selection mechanism is arranged to control the activation mechanism to either engage the cutting device while deactivating the film sealing device, or to engage the film sealing device while deactivating the cutting device. The cutting device comprises a blade positioned to sever the film from the cartridge.

Title
Waste disposal device including a film cutting and sealing device
Application Number
10/932625
Publication Number
7316100 (B2)
Application Date
September 2, 2004
Publication Date
January 8, 2008
Inventor
Mark Yoho
Chagrin Falls
OH, US
Richard S Chomik
Orlando
FL, US
David M Stravitz
New York
NY, US
Agent
Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L
Assignee
Playtex Products
CT, US
IPC
B65B 9/10
B65B 11/04
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