Global Patent Index - EP 1666378 A4

EP 1666378 A4 2007-10-17 - CONTAINER CONNECTING METAL FIXTURE

Title (en)

CONTAINER CONNECTING METAL FIXTURE

Title (de)

BEHÄLTERVERBINDUNGSBEFESTIGUNGSVORRICHTUNG AUS METALL

Title (fr)

FIXATION METALLIQUE RELIEE A UN CONTENANT

Publication

EP 1666378 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 03733240 A

Priority

JP 0306960 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: US2005191124A1] A container coupling metal joint of the invention comprises a joint main body 2 having an upper fitting portion 22 and a lower fitting portion 23 capable of respectively fitting into engaging apertures of container corner fittings of the container, a shaft 3 pivoted ratatably to the joint main body 2 , an upper metal fitting 4 and a lower metal fitting 5 capable of respectively engaging with the engaging apertures of the corner fittings of the container, and an operation member 7 for rotating the shaft. The joint main body 2 is provided with a rotation mechanism 6 for rotating the shaft 3 by receiving the action of the load of the container. The shaft 3 is provided with spring means 34 for urging and rotating the upper metal fitting 4 to the position at which it overlaps the upper fitting portion 22 . The upper metal fitting 4 includes cutouts 4 x formed at diagonally opposite corner portions of the lower face on the side in engagement with the engaging apertures of the corner fittings of the container.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 90/00 (2006.01); B63B 25/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B63B 25/004 (2013.01); B65D 90/0013 (2013.01); B65D 90/002 (2013.01); B65D 2590/0033 (2013.01); Y10T 403/7062 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK GB NL SE

EPO simple patent family

US 2005191124 A1 20050901; CN 1688497 A 20051026; EP 1666378 A1 20060607; EP 1666378 A4 20071017; JP WO2004108564 A1 20060720; TW 200427594 A 20041216; WO 2004108564 A1 20041216

INPADOC legal status


2008-01-30 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20071219

2007-10-17 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20070918

2006-09-06 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2006-09-06 [RBV] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES (CORRECTION):

- Designated State(s): DE DK GB NL SE

2006-06-07 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20041122

2006-06-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE DK GB NL SE