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CLIP FOR TONER BOTTLES Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027287D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal


Proposed is an extruded clipkover for holding several flanged toner bottles simultaneously. Referring to Figure 1, clipkover 12 holds a plurality of bottles 20 filled with toner. The clipkover 12 is installed on bottles 20 at the bottle manufacturing site. The clipkover 12 provides stackability in shipping, elimination of packaging materials, and an ability to auto-feed bottles 20 into a filling line. As illustrated? the clipkover 12 in Figure 2, is designed to slide over a flange 22 on bottle 20 shown in Figure 3.