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Mask Access, Storage, Transport Magazine

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045223D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06
Document File: 2 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

DePorto, R: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

A container is provided for storage, transport and protection of photolithographic masks. The container comprises a transparent top cover 1 and a tray 2. The top of the tray is attached to a pair of swivel arms with hinge rivets 4. The opposite ends of the arms are tied to the bottom of the top cover with roll-type pinned dual wheel 5 that are allowed to move in elongated right-angle slots 6, giving top to bottom movement.

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Mask Access, Storage, Transport Magazine

A container is provided for storage, transport and protection of photolithographic masks. The container comprises a transparent top cover 1 and a tray 2. The top of the tray is attached to a pair of swivel arms with hinge rivets
4. The opposite ends of the arms are tied to the bottom of the top cover with roll- type pinned dual wheel 5 that are allowed to move in elongated right-angle slots 6, giving top to bottom movement.

A carrying handle that has staggered tabs 7, 8 allows for carrying and ease of opening. A layup of masks is placed in the container and strapped down with the hook and loop-type straps 9. The loaded container top is opened, lifted up, pushed rearward and under the tray until the tray can be supported and locked within the cover. The top cover can now be placed on a desk, and the tray will be in an easily accessed inclined angle to the operator.

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