|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||229/199; 220/651; 220/653; 229/199.1|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 33|
A container (21) for storing and shipping produce is reinforced with at least one cross beam (20) extending across the bottom wall (26) of the container to form a bridge under loose product placed in the container to support at least a portion of the weight of the product and prevent sagging of the container bottom. The cross beam is positioned and held in place by engaging the ends of the cross beam in recesses (71) formed by crushed areas (82) on an inner surface of opposing side walls, or cut-outs (93) in the side walls, and/or by flaps (42, 43) folde...
What is claimed is; 1. In a container having a bottom wall and side walls and adapted for storing and shipping loose products, such as agricultural produce, poultry, and the like, which tend to pool or concentrate in a central portion of the bottom of the container, causing sagging of the container bottom, the improvement comprising; a bottom-reinforcing cross beam extending across the bottom wall to form a support bridge beneath loose product placed in the container to at least partially support the weight of the product and prevent sagging of the bott...