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Ziploc-style Squeezy Tubes

A brave new world of home packaging
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I've been using a silicone glue recently, it comes in a single- use squeezy tube with a handy retail hoop on the top. It's a nice piece of packaging design <link>. I propose a multi purpose version of this packaging. The end opposite the nozzle should have super-robust ziploc seals, 2, maybe 3 of them. You are then free to fill them with whatever you want: home made paints/icing/toothpaste/pesto/minced garlic, whatever. Fill, seal it up and squeeze away.
bs0u0155, Mar 17 2014

Single use squeezy tube http://www.amazon.c...ds=GE+silicone+glue
[bs0u0155, Mar 17 2014]

(?) Super tough seals on clothing bags http://www.corporat...ion-bags-p-629.html
[bs0u0155, Mar 18 2014]


       Funny how a careless read can spur the imagination. I did some zip-tie work yesterday and...   

       I expected this to be a squeeze tube with a zip-tie style ratcheting mechanism that keeps it rolled up as you expel the product.
normzone, Mar 17 2014

       Ziplock (to reduce leaks) behind a steel clamp (to handle pressure and prevent the kinds of twists that would open a ziclock)?   

       Combine this with an affordable way to automatically maintain costant pressure at the spout end during use, and I'd chuck one in my trolley "just in case" (since I don't presently have the excuse of something needing silicone.)
skoomphemph, Mar 18 2014

       We use a lot of the ziploc-style bags at work. I took a small triple seal one, filled it with water and tried to pop the seal. It's really difficult with the good quality hefty ones. For travelling I have very large ziploc- style bags. These have a one way valve to let air out. You fill them with clothes and then kneel on them to squish it all down in size. They don't pop open even under this stress.
bs0u0155, Mar 18 2014

       OK, I just thought that the idea behind having several was to secure against popping (and in such a case, I think if one fails, so will three - since the same pressures act on the next one in the sequence once the first has burst)... But we all know what Thought did, don't we? (If anyone doesn't, just ask.)   

       Interesting to hear how tough they are. This property might generate a whole series of ideas.
skoomphemph, Mar 18 2014

       The bags I have are very similar to these <link>. I've never had them pop even while kneeling on it. Totally recommend these btw. Take two, one for clean one for dirty clothes, then you can squish them even if you have a multi-leg trip.
bs0u0155, Mar 18 2014

       //The ziplock is meant to maintain suck not blow//   

       the one-way valve needs loads of pressure to open. You can kneel on the bag and it slowly deflates. They take a lot of pressure.
bs0u0155, Mar 18 2014

       It would be nice if the ziploc end were really wide to accommodate filling of fluffy delicates, such as whipped cream icing.
the porpoise, Mar 18 2014

       May I please find out what Thought did?
normzone, Mar 18 2014

       Thought defeated Imagined at the battle of Procrastination.
bs0u0155, Mar 19 2014

       These sounds like icing bags.
bungston, Mar 19 2014

       [normzone] - Thought thought he farted, but actually he shat in his pants.
skoomphemph, Mar 19 2014

       I seem to recall having some refillable squeezy tubes back in the early 1980s. The open end had some sort of fold-over-and-clamp arrangement. They were supposed to let you carry peanut butter on camping trips, but were a pain to fill, carry and use. The plastic was poor, too.   

       I have used big ziploc bags to mix some sort of catalyzed caulk, then nipped off a corner and used it like an icing bag. That worked well.
baconbrain, Mar 20 2014

       bungston, my thoughts exactly.
RayfordSteele, Mar 20 2014


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