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PLASTIC REUSABLE SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR FUSER ROLLS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027741D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-09
Document File: 2 page(s) / 61K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a one piece molded plastic container for holding a fuser roll for shipment. As shown in Figure 1, container 10 consists of two halves 12 and 14 with a nesting configuration for fuser roll 16. The two halves 12 and 14 are connected by a molded hinge 18 and each of the two halves 12 and 14 have a "L" shaped edge 24. When container 10 closes, as shown in Figure 2, the "L" shaped edges 24 butt together forming a "T" shaped lip. A clip 22 crimps over the lip to secure container 10 in the closed configuration.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

PLASTIC REUSABLE SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR FUSER ROLLS Bernard Leibman

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Proposed Classification
U. S. C1. 399/330 Int. C1. G03g 15/20

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PLASTIC REUSABLE SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR FUSER ROLLS (Cont'd)

Disclosed is a one piece molded plastic container for holding a fuser roll for shipment. As shown in Figure 1, container 10 consists of two halves 12 and 14 with a nesting configuration for fuser roll 16. The two halves 12 and 14 are connected by a molded hinge 18 and each of the two halves 12 and 14 have a "L" shaped edge 24. When container 10 closes, as shown in Figure 2, the "L" shaped edges 24 butt together forming a "T" shaped lip. A clip 22 crimps over the lip to secure container 10 in the closed configuration.

The shipping container illustrated in Figures land 2 is made from 100 percent recycled plastic, is reusable, and applicable to an automated packing line.

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