Patent Number: 6,309,718

Title: Large polyester containers and method for making same

Abstract: The present invention relates to a large molded polyester container weighing greater than about 200, and preferably between about 200 and about 800 grams. Specifically, the present invention relates to polyester containers having a volume of several gallons. In one embodiment the container is a bottle formed from a diacid component comprising up to about 96.5 mol % terephthalic acid or naphthalene dicarboxylic acid and a glycol component, wherein said polyester possesses an IV of about 0.75 to about 0.85.

Inventors: Sprayberry; Harold Blake (Kingsport, TN)

Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company

International Classification: C08G 63/183 (20060101); C08G 63/00 (20060101); C08G 63/189 (20060101); B65D 001/02 (); C08L 067/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018