Abstract: A microwaveable container comprising a pan and a pan cover, the pan comprising a bottom, a continuous wall, a rim, a first heating layer and a first polymeric layer; the pan cover comprising an upper surface, a lower surface, an outer side edge, a second polymeric layer, and a second heating layer, the first heating layer being attached to the pan bottom, the second heating layer being attached to the pan cover, and wherein the first polymeric layer is attached to the rim, the first heating layer and the pan bottom, the second polymeric layer being attached to the pan cover and the second heating layer; the first and second heating layers independently comprising: a susceptor powder selected from manganese zinc ferrite, nickel zinc ferrite, strontium ferrite or mixtures thereof; and a polymer matrix selected from a silicone rubber, a liquid crystal polymer, a polyphenylene sulfide polymer or mixtures thereof.
July 29, 2016
Date of Patent:
March 26, 2019
Dart Industries Inc.
Hector J. Barea, Mark T. Terrill, Jr., JianJun Luo