Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China has been granted a patent for a bottle assembly and valve assembly for drinking vessels. The bottle assembly includes a collar that snap fits to the bottle, while the valve assembly allows air to enter the vessel based on pressure differences. GlobalData’s report on Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Digital lending was a key innovation area identified from patents. Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China's grant share as of January 2024 was 19%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Snap-fit bottle assembly with detent formations for secure attachment

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Ltd

A newly granted patent (Publication Number: US11878842B2) details a bottle assembly with innovative features aimed at ease of use and secure coupling. The assembly includes a bottle with a closed base, a shoulder, and a cylindrical neck, along with a collar featuring a teat. The collar is designed to snap fit to the shoulder through detent formations, ensuring a secure connection by applying force in a downward direction towards the base of the bottle. The detent formations are specifically structured to allow for easy uncoupling when the collar is rotated, enhancing user convenience.

Furthermore, the patent describes additional elements such as orienting protrusions on the shoulder and collar to prevent incorrect fitting, multiple detent formations for added security, and asymmetrical shapes on the shoulder and collar to ensure proper alignment. The teat assembly includes features like an annular flange for sealing and is designed for easy coupling and uncoupling from the bottle neck. The collar material, polypropylene, and the integration of the second detent formation with the collar highlight the attention to detail in the design of this bottle assembly. Overall, the patent showcases a comprehensive approach to improving the functionality and user experience of bottle assemblies through thoughtful design elements and secure coupling mechanisms.

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