Container for shipping or storing fragile plates
US T927008 I4
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PUBLISHED OCTOBER 1, 1974 T927,008 CONTAINER FOR SHIPPING 0R STORING FRAGILE PLATES Larry Sherman, Rochester, and Lawrence C. Dull, Hilton,
N.Y. (both of 1669 Lake Ave., Rochester, NY. 14650) 25 Filed Oct. 23, 1973, Ser. No. 408,364 Int. Cl. B65d 85/48 US. Cl. 206-454 1 Sheet Drawing. 10 Pages Specification A container for one or more plates of fragile material such as glass comprising a cardboard box having two parallel side Walls 11, 13, two parallel end walls 15, 17, and a bottom wall 19; a removable and replaceable cover 25 for said box having a wall 27 adapted to form a top wall of said container; a panel comprising a block of semi-rigid foamed polymeric material P1, 2, 3, 4 lining the inside surfaces of each of said end walls, said bottom wall and said top wall; each panel also comprising a sheet 41, 43, 45, 47 of smooth surfaced synthetic resin on the internal surface of each of said blocks, each sheet having at least two parallel lines of ridges protruding therefrom and a valley between adjacent lines of ridges, corresponding ridges associated with said walls being aligned with one another whereby said valleys form coplanar slots to receive a plate and confine all edges thereof. Each ridged sheet lies in a channel of its block and has side edges captured in a pair of kerfs which undercut two rails which bound the channel.
Oct. 1, 1974 SHERMAN ETAL T927,008
CONTAINER FOR SHIPPING OR STORING FRAGILE PLATES Filed Oct. 23, 1973