How To: Stop Glugging Liquids from Cartons for Smooth, Spill-Free Pouring

Stop Glugging Liquids from Cartons for Smooth, Spill-Free Pouring

How to Stop Glugging Liquids from Cartons for Smooth, Spill-Free Pouring

Opening a brand new carton of juice can be disastrous if you're not careful. The air pressure on the inside of the carton is waiting to exit, but does so in a vigorous force when opening a carton for the first time.

This causes the liquid to force out in a violent wave, which can potentially spill all over the place—everywhere besides the intended cup.

The solution to this problem is easy—poke a hole in it.

Poking an air hole on top allows the force from the inside of the carton to be released from two different areas, thus relaxing the exertion of the liquid.

This tip will also work with plastic bottles too, like a milk jug.

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I have designed a new milk carton that will stop the glugging when you pour milk from the carton, but the companies are not interested in my innovation because I do not have a patent for it. A patent cost too much money so I am going to demonstrate it on you-tube and maybe my innovation grabs the attention of an investor who could buy it from me.

I have a different theory, I believe it's actually the angle a which you pour the juice. The pressure from when you tilt the juice box allows the drink to flow but if you put to much angle on the box the liquid fills the hole "spout" and so in order to continue to let the juice poor an excess of liquid creates a "jump" . This theory is tested.

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