|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/642; 220/006; 220/007|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 19|
A tote box is disclosed which incorporates a box, four corner enhancers and a top rail which is secured over the top edge of the erected walls of the box. In one embodiment, the box walls are held together with the corner enhancers and top rail without the benefit of any mechanical fasteners such as rivets or the like. The top rail is secured onto the box by an inwardly extending hook on one of the channel side walls which engages grooves formed in the box walls. The top rail has a vertical lip which facilitates stacking multiple tote boxes.
1. A tote box with a self-locking top rail comprising:a box formed from a foldable box blank of a uniform thickness, said box having a bottom, two opposed side walls and two opposed end walls, said side walls and end walls having upper edges defining a top edge of the box, at least two of said side walls and end walls each having a groove extending horizontally below said upper edge of said box wall, and a top rail extending around the top edge of said box, said top rail having a downwardly open channel formed between a pair of channel side walls, said d...