Image Number 7 for United States Patent #6345802.
An article for forming a freezable substance includes a body having at least one cavity. The cavity has an open top, an open bottom and side walls therebetween. The top has a maximum width Wm, with Wm being less than or equal to 0.875 inches (22.23 mm). The width Wm is chosen so that a long, cylindrical ice cube is formed by the cavity. The ice cube so formed fits easily into original containers of beverages, such as soda cans and bottles, so that the beverages are cooled in their original containers.