|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||108/057.25 ; 108/055.1 ; 248/346.02|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 7|
A deck is defined by closely spaced molded ribs with pairs of ramped tine entry openings molded adjacent each edge which are tapered to provide maximum clearance. A narrow lip extends at an angle upwardly from each edge, permitting the platform to be engaged and manipulated by conventional slip sheet handling equipment, while the tine entry ramps permit a powered forklift truck to engage its fork tines beneath the platform. To facilitate deflection of the platform ribs on entry of the forklift tines, the ribs in the path of the tines may have curved vall...
[ I claim:] [1.] A material handling support platform comprising a unitary plastic sheet having a plurality of upwardly extending closely spaced ribs, wherein each rib has an upper surface, and the ribs are spaced from one another by valleys having lower portions defining a downwardly facing lower surface, wherein the rib upper surfaces define a generally horizontal support deck for the receipt thereon of a load, and wherein the platform has a perimeter defined between parallel front and rear edges, and two parallel side edges, and wherein a lip extends ...