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Charles J Leftault Jr, W Coy Willis: Inwardly reformable endwall for a container and a method of packaging a product in the container. Aluminum Company of America, David W Brownlee, November 6, 1990: US04967538 (71 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an endwall for a container having a panel portion surrounded by a substantially vertical wall portion which terminates into a narrow rim. The rim is connected to a sidewall of the container. The wall portion extends outward from the container and is adapted to be reformed i ...


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Charles J Leftault Jr, W Coy Willis: Inwardly reformable endwall for a container. Aluminum Company of America, David W Brownlee, Thomas J Connelly, June 6, 1989: US04836398 (63 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an endwall for a container having a panel portion surrounded by a substantially vertical wall portion which terminates into a narrow rim. The rim is connected to a sidwall of the container. The wall portion extends outward from the container and is adapted to be reformed in ...


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Charles J Leftault Jr, Ronald W Gunkel, Robert A Cargnel, E Scott Douds: Method for partially annealing the sidewall of a container. Aluminum Company of America, William J O Rourke, October 22, 1991: US05058408 (27 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method of bulging at least a portion of a sidewall of a drawn or drawn and ironed aluminum container body. The method involves an initial thermal treatment step prior to bulging. The thermal treatment is provided to that portion of the sidewall of the container that is to b ...


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Robert L La Barge, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Apparatus for processing recyclable containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, April 23, 1985: US04512253 (15 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for receiving and crushing containers consisting essentially of recyclable material comprising an enclosure having a manually operated rotatable carrier with a first station comprising a pocket in the carrier to receive a container. Means are provided for detecting the presence ...


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Robert L La Barge, Charles J Leftault Jr, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Container recycling apparatus using scanning means to read code markings on containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, May 28, 1985: US04519307 (9 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for the insertion of a recyclable container into a container receiving station in a manually operated rotatable carrier normally maintained in a non-rotatable condition; and for analysis and initial acceptance or rejection of the container for recycling without mechanical movem ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Elmer E Pohlenz, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Thomas W Scherf: Latching mechanism for manually rotatable carrier in apparatus for processing recyclable containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, April 16, 1985: US04510860 (8 worldwide citation)

Recycling apparatus for receiving and crushing recyclable containers is provided comprising a frame and an enclosure. A manually operated rotatable carrier is associated with the enclosure and has at least one open pocket therein to receive a recyclable container. The apparatus also is provided with ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Apparatus for passive analysis of containers to determine acceptability for recycling. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, December 17, 1985: US04558775 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the receipt of a recyclable container is disclosed. The apparatus includes a manually rotatable carrier having a container receiving station. The recyclable container is inserted into the receiving station where the presence or absence of a container having a metallic sidewall is de ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Jerrold D Green, Eric D Arndt, Frank J Horansky, Ronald G Hawkins, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Process for recycling containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, May 28, 1985: US04519306 (5 worldwide citation)

A process for recycling containers such as used aluminum beverage cans comprises sensing the presence of an acceptable container inserted into a receiving station in a rotatable carrier and unlatching a latching mechanism to permit the carrier to be rotated if the presence of an acceptable container ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Frank J Horansky, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Container recycling apparatus having shock mounted manually rotatable carrier. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, April 16, 1985: US04510857 (4 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for receiving and crushing containers consisting essentially of recyclable material comprising an enclosure having a manually operated rotatable carrier with one or more stations comprising pockets in the carrier to permit insertion of a container. Means are also provided to de ...


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Robert L La Barge, Thomas W Scherf, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz: Apparatus for processing used containers having improved crusher means. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, July 2, 1985: US04526096 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for receiving and processing used containers including an enclosure with a rotatable carrier having one or more container receiving stations therein. Means are provided for detecting the presence of a container inserted into the receiving station. Means are also provided for cr ...



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