|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/006; 220/007; 220/004.28|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 86|
A collapsible container is provided that incorporates various features for improving the stability of the container and for reducing damage to the items carried by the container. The container may include a stabilizing hinge assembly including a stabilizing ledge and a stabilizing hook that securely engage the respective sidewalls to the base of the container to stiffen the container and distribute the loads more evenly. The sidewalls and base of the container may also define contact areas to support the carried items without bruising or damaging the ite...
1. A stabilizing hinge assembly comprising: a hinge including a hinge member and a hinge receiver configured to receive the hinge member, the engagement of the hinge receiver with the hinge member defining a hinge axis;a stabilizing ledge fixedly connected to one of the hinge member and the hinge receiver; anda stabilizing hook fixedly connected to the other of the hinge member and the hinge receiver,wherein the stabilizing hook is configured to contact and abut the stabilizing ledge when the stabilizing hook is rotated about the hinge axis to a first po...