Global Patent Index - EP 0348787 B2

EP 0348787 B2 2000-02-09 - Box suitable for stacking and latching in its stacked position

Title (en)

Box suitable for stacking and latching in its stacked position

Title (de)

Stapelbarer und in der Stapellage verriegelbarer Behälter

Title (fr)

Boîte superposable et se fermant en position superposée

Publication

EP 0348787 B2 (DE)

Application

EP 89111126 A

Priority

DE 3822338 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0348787A2] The invention relates to containers suitable for stacking and latching in the stacked position, which containers can be stacked and latched in vertical alignment or in vertically offset positions. Each container (2) has at least one bottom (3) and two side walls (4). The latching is effected via corresponding latching devices which are effective between two side walls (4) located one above the other. Provided on each side edge (8) of the bottoms (3) of the containers (2) is a groove (10) which extends in the direction of the side edges (8) and is open towards the outside. Each side wall (4) has an inwardly angled strip section (12) on its top edge (14) which strip section is displaceable in a sliding manner in the groove (10) of the container (2) above it. The relative position between the groove (10) and the strip section (12) can be fixed by the latching devices (7). <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B42F 7/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B42F 7/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B42F 7/12 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE ES FR GB IT LI LU NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0348787 A2 19900103; EP 0348787 A3 19900829; EP 0348787 B1 19931006; EP 0348787 B2 20000209; DE 3822338 A1 19900104; DE 3822338 C2 19990617; DE 8915999 U1 19921022; ES 2047061 T3 19940216; ES 2047061 T5 20000616

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