The vacuum that holds the lid in place is released, and consumer is able to lift lid off the container. Can be used for a variety of products that are hot-filled, closed with mechanical vacuum, or retorted with overriding pressure.
Silgan Containers Corp.: New lid for jars, cans
DotTop™ from Silgan Containers (Woodland Hills, CA) provides consumers with opening convenience and resealability on metal cans and glass jars. Top open, consumer peels back a small plastic dimple in the center of the lid.
Mar 31st, 2001
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