Patent Number: 6,332,560

Title: Collapsible dispensing tube

Abstract: A collapsible dispensing tube such as a toothpaste tube or the likeincludes structure for maintaining the dispensing tube in a coiledposition as the viscous material within the dispensing tube is expelled.The tube is provided with a slot formed in a first side of its exteriorsurface and a plurality of engaging elements positioned on a second sideof the exterior surface. The slot and engaging elements arecorrespondingly sized such that the slot receives the engaging elementssecurely when the engaging element side of the tube is coiled onto theslot side of the tube. This construction readily prevents a dispensingtube from uncoiling to thereby more efficiently dispense the materialwithin the tube.

Inventors: Rosenberg; Max (Metairie, LA)


International Classification: B65D 35/18 (20060101); B65D 35/00 (20060101); B65D 035/08 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014