Patent Number: 6,253,995

Title: Insulated containers and sidewalls having laterally extending flutes, and methods

Abstract: An insulated container comprises a sidewall formed with an outer layer, an inner layer, and a fluted layer located between the outer and inner layers. The fluted layer includes elongated flutes extending in a substantially lateral direction around the container. The inner layer comprises a paper layer arranged with its machine direction extending substantially perpendicular to the direction in which the flutes extend. The outer layer comprises paper that is capable of stretching sufficiently to accommodate an outer circumference of the container. Additional insulated containers and sidewalls having laterally extending flutes and methods therefor are further provided.

Inventors: Blok; Johannes (Cincinnati, OH), Carr, Jr.; William H. (West Chester, OH)

Assignee: Burrows Paper Corporation

International Classification: B65D 81/38 (20060101); B65D 003/28 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018