|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A45C-007/00 A45C-005/02 A45C-005/14|
|미국특허분류(USC)||190/040; 190/018.0R; 190/018.0A; 190/103; 190/903; 383/097; 383/907|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 16 인용 특허 : 121|
A hard suitcase includes a base portion and a lid portion each formed of a plastics material of such characteristic that the base and lid portions retain their intended shape. The hard suitcase also includes a zip fastener arrangement that is stitched to the base and lid portions. The zip fastener arrangement has an expandability feature to permit volume expansion of the hard suitcase.
The invention claimed is: 1. A hard suitcase comprising a base portion, a lid portion, the base portion and lid portion being formed of a plastics material of such characteristic that the base portion and lid portion retain their respective formed shape, the plastics material from which the base and lid portions are formed comprising a mixture of polycarbonate material with an Acrylic Butyl Styrene (ABS) material, and an expandable zip fastener arrangement having respective first and second zipped portions that are stitched to the base portion and stitc...