Original Publication Date: 1992-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-25
The described fastening system allows walls of boxes or other containers to be secured together and aligned with each other.
described fastening system allows walls of boxes or
other containers to be secured together and aligned with each other.
three different part types A, B and C, as shown in
Fig. 1. They are preferably made of plastic.
Fig. 2, part C is inserted in two holes to be
aligned. Part A is then forced into part C. The parts are fitted
tight and interlocked.
Part B is
then forced into the opposite part C.
The parts are
simply hooked together with a peripheral flange on part C fitting
into a peripheral groove on part B. Part B can be rotated within
The two walls
are then joined, and part B inserted into part A,
then rotated so as to clip the whole system.
cost, re-usability are the main advantages of
the described fastening system.