Patent Number: 8,573,439

Title: Sheet metal container with hermetically affixed end walls

Abstract: The arrangement is applied to a container which includes a peripheral side wall having an upper end portion and a lower end portion in which are applied respective end walls, each including a median panel and a peripheral skirt, one of the upper end portion and lower end portion and the peripheral skirt being provided with at least one circumferential rib turned to the other of said parts, the other part being provided with a circumferential groove conformed to be fitted onto the circumferential rib upon the fitting of said end wall in the interior of one of the upper end portion and lower end portion of the peripheral side wall, said circumferential rib and circumferential groove forming, therebetween, a circumferential gap (F) in the interior of which is compressed an elastic sealing element.

Inventors: Alvares; Antonio Carlos Teixeira (Sao Paulo, BR), Cunha; Silverio Candido da (Lajeado, BR)

Assignee: Brasilata S.A. Embalagens Metalicas

International Classification: B65D 25/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017