Global Patent Index - EP 1101574 A2

EP 1101574 A2 2001-05-23 - Tool box

Title (en)

Tool box

Title (de)

Werkzeugkasten

Title (fr)

Boite à outils

Publication

EP 1101574 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00122370 A

Priority

US 44252999 A

Abstract (en)

A toolbox includes a metal upper casing, a metal lower casing including a first lateral side pivotally connected to a first lateral side of the metal upper casing and a second lateral side releasably engaged with a second lateral side of the metal upper casing, and four end closures made of plastic material and attached to the ends of the metal upper casing and the ends of the metal lower casing, respectively. Each of the ends of the metal upper casing and the metal upper casing and the metal lower casing has a plurality of engaging holes. Each end closure includes a mediate portion, two lateral walls, and an end wall. A plurality of stops are extended from the end wall to form a gap between each stop and the mediate portion and the lateral walls of the end closure, the gap being sized to fittingly receive an associated end of one of the metal upper casing and the metal lower casing. Each of the mediate portion and the lateral walls of the end closure includes an inner side with a plurality of retainers formed thereon. Each retainer is securely engaged with an associated engaging hole. <IMAGE>

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

B25H 3/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B25H 3/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B25H 3/02 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

DOCDB simple family

EP 1101574 A2 20010523; EP 1101574 A3 20020911