08177092 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 9 patents.

An easy open end for a pressurized food container, having an end panel and a conventional aperture score, surrounding the periphery of an aperture through which the contents of the container may be dispensed. A tab is provided to facilitate easy opening of the aperture. The easy open end also includes a vent score, which is arranged to rupture before the main aperture score, to vent the internal pressure in the container, before the container is opened. The end panel and/or tab also defines a shield to prevent the egress of product from the vent opening, when the vent score is severed.

Title
Can end
Application Number
11/166227
Publication Number
8177092 (B2)
Application Date
June 27, 2005
Publication Date
May 15, 2012
Inventor
Gary Hilaire Mills
Wantage
GB
Agent
Michael A Minter Esq
David R Schaffer Esq
Miles & Stockbridge P C
Assignee
Crown Packaging Technology
IL, US
IPC
B65D 43/26
B65D 17/52
B65D 17/46
B65D 17/34
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