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March 5, 1963 3,080,049 E._ L. ARNESON PACKAGE Filed June 21, 1960 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 Mm [dag/0'2 L 0 Zr/zaw/Z, BY MM; WM” March 5, 1963 E. |_. ARNESON, 3,080,049 PACKAGE Filed June 21, 1960 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 “pa Il1n'vr _ INVENTOR. 22220412 I 0265072, BY _ MMm/m w 3,080,049 Unite States Patented Mar. 5, 1963 1 2 3,080,049 tion will be apparent from a consideration of the forms of the carton which are shown by way of illustration in PACKAGE the accompanying drawings wherein: Edwin L. Arneson, Morris, Ill., asslgnor to Federal Paper Board Company, Inc., Bogota, N.J., a corporation of FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of a unit package which includes a can and an associated carton embody New York ing therein the principal features of the invention; Filed June 21, 1960, Ser. No. 37,648 3 Claims. (Cl. 206-47) FIGURE 2 is a plan view, to an enlarged scale, of the package of FIGURE 1; This invention relates to packaging and is more par FIGURE 3 is a cross section taken on the line 3-3 ticularly concerned with improvemetns in a carton which 10 of FIGURE 1, to an enlarged scale; is designed to contain a product and which has provision FIGURE 4 is a plan view of a blank of foldable sheet for attachment to another product container so as to form material which is cut and scored preliminary to forming a unit package. the carton shown in FIGURE 1; In the marketing of many products which are normally FIGURE 5 is a plan view of the blank in partially sold as a single item, it is frequently desirable to provide 15 folded condition; for attachment to the container in which the product is FIGURE 6 is a plan view of the blank when it is normally packaged, a package containing another product completely folded into ?nal collapsed carton forming such as a premium item or a supplemental product which relation; may be used in conjunction with the main product. Also, FIGURE 7 is an elevation of a combination package it is often desirable to sell as a unit a combination of 20 illustrating a modi?ed form of the invention; separately packaged items which are adapted to be used FIGURE 8 is a plan view, to an enlarged scale, of the together. In this type of package, convenience in handling and selling make it desirable to enclose the premium arti package of FIGURE 7; container for the supplemental article or product be of shown in FIGURE 7; FIGURE 9 is a cross section taken on the line 9—9 cle or the like in a carton which may be readily attached of FIGURE 7, to an enlarged scale; to the container for the other product so that the two 25 FGIURE 10 is a plan view of a blank of foldable sheet containers are held together. 'It is also desirable that the material cut and scored preparatory to forming the carton such a character that it will not detract from the appear~ FIGURE 11 is a plan view, with portions broken away,‘ ance of the container for the main article and that no of the blank of FIGURE 10in partially folded condition; alteration of the main container is necessary so that the 30 and use of the supplemental container may be purely optional. 7 FIGURE 12 is a plan view, with portions broken away, It is a general object of the present invention to provide of the completed carton in ?nal collapsed condition. a carton for containing a product wherein the carton has Referring ?rst to FIGURES 1 to 6, the invention is il provision for attachment to a container for another prod lustrated as embodied in a combination or unit package uct without requiring any alteration of the main container 35 comprising the carton 10 and a can 11 wt-ih the carton while enclosing a minimum portion of the main container 10 being especially designed for association with the can so that it does not detract from the appearance of the same 11 and being of an appropraite size and shape to contain and permits display of printed material on the main con< a particular product or article. In the form shown, the tainer such as the name of the product, directions for use, can 11 is adapted to contain a liquid, for example, a ?oor etc. wax and the carton 10 is of a size and shape to enclose It is a more speci?c object of the invention to provide n applicator device 12, the latter being adapted to have a carton for packaging a product, such as a premium item, wherein the carton is designed so that it may be attached, in a readily detachable fashion, to a can or a handle attached thereto and to ‘be used in applying the like container which is adapted to contain another prod net. wax to a ?oor or other surface. 45 The can 11, as illustrated in FIGURE 1, is cylindrical with a recessed bottom having a peripheral ?ange 13. The top of the can 11 also has a peripheral ?ange 14 and It is a still more speci?c object of the invention to pro is provided with a centrally located capped pouring vide a carton which is in the form of a tray with ?anges spout 15. The walls of the can may, of course, be im or cover panels on the side Walls for sti?ening the same printed with the name of the product and any other de and for retaining a product in the carton and the carton sired information such as vdirections for its use and the 50 end walls having extensions which are adapted to be like. interlocked with portions of the end of a can to which The form of the carton 10 will be best understood by the carton is adapted to be attached so as to form there reference to ‘the cut and scored or creased blank 16 for with a unit package. forming the same which is shown in FIGURE 4. The It is another object of the invention to provide a car blank 16, which is preferably .of paperboard stock, is ton for association with a product containing can of the divided into a plurality of connected wall forming panels type having a recessed bottom end and a capped pouring spout at the top end wherein the carton is in the form of a tray with one of the end walls having a flap ex tension which is adapted to be bent back and seated in by transversely spaced, longitudinally extending score lines 17, 18, 19 and 20 and longitudinally spaced, trans; versely extending score lines 21 and 22. The score lines 21 and 22 de?ne the top and bottom or end edges of the the recessed bottom end of the can and with the other 60 > carton 10 when it is erected while the score lines I17, 18, 19 end wall having an apertured extension for receiving the and 20 de?ne the side edges thereof. The main portion of the blank is divided by the score lines 17, 18, 19 connected relation and thereby form a combination pack— and 20 into a back or bot-tom wall forming panel 23 age. and two adjoining side Wall forming panels 24 and 25 It is still another ob'ect of the invention to provide a 65 with the latter having relatively narrow reinforcing edge carton of the type described which is formed from a cut flaps 26 and 27 extending late-rally of the side wall panels and creased paperboard blank, with the blank being glued 24 and 25 and adapted to hinge about the longitudinal and folded so as to form the completed carton in ini score lines 17 and 20, respectively. tially ?attened and collapsed condition for convenient de The portion of the blank at one end thereof beyond the 70 livery to the user. transverse score line 21 is divided into end wall panel These and other objects and advantages of the inven 28 and connecting ?ap forming panels 29 ‘and 30 for se pouring spout so as to retain the carton and the can in 3,030,049 3 curing the end Wall panel 28 to the ends of the side wall panels 24 and 25, these flaps being hinged to the ends of the side wall panels 24 and 25 on the score line 2'1. The‘ end Wall panel 28 is separated from the one connectf ing flap 29 by a cutting line 31 extending diagonally from the score line 21' and from the other connecting ?ap 30 by a V-shaped cut- 32. An aperture 33 is provided in the outer, extension ‘forming portion 34 of the end wall panel 28 for engaging over the can spout’ 15. The exten-' sion portion 34 is generally rectangular in shape and off 10 .set in the lateral ‘direction relative to the back or bottom. forming side wall panel 23; The portion of the blank at the other end thereof beyond thewtransverse score line 22 is divided ‘into end 4 plied across the bottomtof the package or elsewhere,de sired. In the modi?cation which is shown in FIGURES 7 to 12, the carton 50 is of generally triangular cross section and is attached to a can 51 of square or rectangular cross section which has a capped pouring spout 52 in one of the corners thereof. The can 51 is recessed at the top and‘ bottom with the top and bottorn'?anges ‘or bead formations 53 and 54. The carton 5!) is formed from a blank 55 of paperboard . stock which is cut and scored or creased as shown in FIGURE l0.~ The blank 55 has a generally-rectangular center portion which is divided by longitudinally ‘extend ing, transversely spaced score. lines. 56,57 andv SS'into wall panel 35' and two connecting ?ap forming panel 15 an outer back or bottom wall forming panel- 60, aside members 36 and 37 which aread-apted to hinge about the transverse'score line‘22'. The end wall panel 35' is sep arated from the one connecting ?ap l36 by an outwardly extending diagonal cutting line 38 and from the other con necting ?ap 37 'by a V-shaped cut 39.- The end wall panel 20 35 is provided on its outer edge with a semi-circular ex tension forming panel or ?ap 40 which is separated from the end wall panel 35 by a transversely extending score line 41 about which it is adapted to hinge. wall forming panel 61 and an inner cover forming panel 62 which is'provided on its‘ free‘ edge with‘ a' rectangular tucking ’?ap'63. End wall forming panels-64 and 65£ex tend from‘ the ends of the panel 61 and arelseparateds therefrom by longitudinally spaced score lines ‘66 and 67. which are parallel and extend transversely of the blank56. The score lines 66'and‘67 also‘separate from the outerrwall forming panel‘i?tl a pair of end wall connecting ?aps 68v and 69 whichare freed from the end wall panels 64. and Two hinge forming score linesv 42 and 43 etxend in 25 65. by outwardly opening .V-shapedcuts‘ 70iand 71. The end wall panels 64 and 65 are providedlwithscore 1ines172 converging relation from the ends of the longitudinal score line 19 to spaced points on'the outer side'cdge of the reinforcing and sti?’ening'panel 27 permitting the outer and 73 which extenddiagonally outward from the‘ ends ' of the‘ score line'56 and divide the endlwall panels 64'and' 65. approximately in half to. permit? these panels to be lines onto the main center portion of the same. At the 30 collapsed upon themselves. The'one end wall panel .64 is provided with an aperture‘. 74 for receiving the vcapped other side of the blank, two hinge-forming diagonal'score spout 52 of the can‘ 51. The other end wall panel 65 has lines‘44 and 45-extend in converging vrelation from the an extension formingv outer'portion 75*which is generally ends of the longitudinal score line .18 to spaced points on triangular in. shape and divided from the main'portion' the outer side’ edge of the side Wall' stiffening panel 26. The blank 16, when out and scored .as'shown in FIG 35 thereof by a diagonalscore line 76' which extends from the end of the score linev 67 to a point at‘the outer: edge URE 4, is adapted tobe glued and folded, as indicated ofthe ‘end wall panel 65. The diagonal score line iscon in FIGURES 5 and 6, to form the carton 16 in knocked tinned through the end ‘wall extension 751 The back wall down or- collapsed condition. The four corner portions of the blank'are folded about the score lines 42, 43 and 44, 40 panel 61‘is cut away at 77.‘ In'settingup the‘blank‘ 55 to form the carton 50, the 45 as shown in FIGURE 5 and a suitable adhesive is ap end wall panel ‘64 and the connecting?ap 68 at the one plied to the end wall connecting‘?aps 29, 30 and 36, 37. end of. the blank are folded; inwardly about ‘the score Thereafter, the end wall panels 28 and 35 are folded in line 66 while the end wall panel ‘65 and the connecting wardly about the score lines 21 and 22 into overlying rela ?ap 69 atthe other end of the blank are 'folded inwardly tionwith the corner iconnectingw?aps 29, 30 and 36, 37 about the score-line 67. The end wall panel 64 and“ which completes the assembly of the ‘carton and brings the are also folded upon themselves about the score lines 72 same into ?attened or collapsed conditionas' shown in and'73. This brings these panels into overlying relation FIGURE 6. ' with theyends ofthe back wall panel 61 as shown in In using the carton, it is set up by hinging the end walls FIGURE 11. Thereafter, glue is applied to portions of 28‘and 35 about the score lines 21 and 22 into planes the‘ uppermost faces of the end wall ?aps ‘68' and 69, as ' normalto the back Wall 23 which causes the side wall shown, and the‘ panel 61 is folded inwardly‘aboutrthe panels 24 and 25 to hinge about the score line 18 and 19 score line 56 into‘ overlying relation with... the panel 60 into upstanding inclined relation with the back wall 23. so that the outwardly folded portions of the end wall panels ' The side wall stiffening flaps 26 and 27 are turned in 64 and 65' are adhered ‘to the glued surfaces of the end corner portions of the blank to be folded about these score wardly after the applicator device '12 is placed in the tray 55 wall?apsv~68 and'69 leaving the inner: portions ‘of these panelsfree. of the end wall ?aps 68 and‘69. This com-g pletes the assembly of the blank and brings it into collapsed ' formed by the open carton and the can vretaining flap 40 is hinged downwardly about the score line 41. In this con dition, the carton may be attached to the can 11 by‘ ?rst carton forming condition as illustrated in :FIGURE‘ 12. inserting the can spout 15 through the aperture 33 in In using the modi?ed form of the carton,’ the collapsed the extension 34 on the top Wall panel 28 and then swing 60 carton 50 is opened upby pulling outwardly on the back ing the carton toward the can to position the can retain wall panel 61 which hinges the end wall panels 64 and .65 ing flap 40 within the bottom recess'of the can 11 so that into upright position and brings them into planes normal the infolded ?ap 40 engages with the inner periphery of to the side wall forming panel 60. The wax applicator 12 ' the ?ange or head 13 at the bottom of the can 11. The or other device may then be placedon the side wall form inclination of the end Wall panels 23 and 35 relative to 65 ing panel 60 after which‘ the inner cover panel .62 is folded the back wall panel 23 provide the carton with a paral inwardly about the score line 57 with the tucking flap 63 lelogram shapeor cross section as shown in FIGURES being folded about the score line 58 and into face engaging 2 and 3 when it is set up. This accommodates the wax relationship with the wall panel 61. The can retaining ?ap 75 on the bottomor end wall panel 65 is then folded applicator 12 which is of generally curved form as shown. The side wall stiffening ?aps 26 and 27 are forced in 70 inwardly about the score line 76 after which the carton 50 may be attached‘to the can 51 by inserting the spout 52 wardly, into inclinedrelation with the side walls 24 and through the aperture ‘74 in the top or end wall panel 64 25 of the carton whenthe carton and can are connected and thereafter inserting the can retaining ?ap 75 onthe together as shown in FIGURES l to 3. The carton 10 bottom Wall panel 65in the recess in the bottom of the may be held against rotation relative to the can 11 by a 'strip'of adhesive tape (notshown) which may be. ap 75 can where itengages with the inner edge of the peripheral 3,080,049 6 ?ange 54- and retains the carton 50 and the can 51 in assembled relation. The cartons shown in the forms of the invention illus trated are shaped to accommodate the wax applicator 12, but they may take other shapes to accommodate other 2. A package comprising a can which is characterized by having a peripheral ?ange forming a recess in the bottom end and an upwardly projecting pouring spout on the top end thereof, and an article receiving carton com prising side walls and end walls connected so as to form a articles or products, the particular shape depending upon collapsible tray-like container with an open face in which the nature of the latter. a portion of a side wall of the can is seated and with the While speci?c materials and particular details of con struction have been referred to in describing the forms of the carton illustrated, it will be understood that other materials and di?erent details of construction may be resorted to within the spirit of the invention. end walls foldable into ?at engagement with the side walls, said end walls having outer end portions which overlie the top and bottom ends of the can, the top one of said end walls having an outer portion with an aperture receiving the pouring spout and the bottom one of said end walls I claim: M having an outer portion reversely folded against the inner 1. A blank of foldable paperboard or like sheet material face of said end wall and engaging within the recess in which is cut and creased to provide, when glued and 15 the bottom end of the can with the free edge abutting folded, a collapsible open sided tray, said blank being against the ?ange whereby the can and the carton are held divided by parallel, longitudinally spaced, transversely ex together by the outer portions of said carton end walls, tending lines into a generally rectangular center section and two end sections, said center section being divided by and a panel hinged to the edge of the side wall at one side of the open face of the carton and reversely folded into parallel, transversely spaced, longitudinally extending 20 the carton and extending along the side wall of the can hinge forming crease lines into at least three hingedly con and separating the contents of the carton from the wall nected wall forming panels, a relatively narrow edge ?ap extending outwardly of the one wall forming panel, the of the can. 3. A package as recited in claim 2 and said carton hav end sections of said blank each being divided into an end ing a triangular cross section and a tucking ?ap hingedly wall forming panel which extends from the end edge of 25 connected to the opposite edge of said inner wall panel one of the wall panels and at least one adjoining corner which is folded along a side wall of the carton and forms connecting ?ap which is cut free of the end wall panel a closed compartment for the contents of the can. and which is hinged to the end of an adjoining wall panel, said end wall panels having outwardly directed extensions References Cited in the ?le of this patent thereon with one of said extensions having an aperture 30 therein and the other of said extensions being separated UNITED STATES PATENTS from its associated end wall panel by a hinge forming 2,303,264 Flick ________________ -s Nov. 24, 1942 crease line extending diagonally from the end of one of 2,341,570 Reachi _______________ __ Feb. 15, 1944 said transversely extending lines to the end edge of the Morris et al ___________ __ Aug. 14, 1956 blank and crease lines extending from the ends of the 35 2,758,723 2,912,103 Hennessey et al ________ __ Nov. 10, 1959 one longitudinally extending crease line de?ning the center 2,727,713 Buttery et al ___________ __ Mar. ‘8, 1960 wall forming panel diagonally across each of said end wall panels.