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Collapsible shipping Rack

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246574D
Publication Date: 2016-Jun-20
Document File: 4 page(s) / 333K

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Abstract

This technical disclosure relates to Collapsible shipping Rack for transporting components, such as, Laterals, Hoods and Chins of any configuration.

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Title: Collapsible shipping Rack

Abstract:

This technical disclosure relates to Collapsible shipping Rack for transporting components, such as, Laterals, Hoods and Chins of any configuration.

Background:

Current arrangement for transportation of Laterals, Hoods and Chins and other parts are stacked one above the other. Similar kinds of parts are required to be stacked in boxes, pallets and kits. This also requires providing packaging material to ensure that minimal damage is caused to the parts during transportation, either due to contact between the parts during transportation or due to displacement of the parts from the required position. Further, different parts cannot be stacked together due to different configurations which may lead to instability in the stack.


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Description:

    In transportation of components, such as, Laterals, Hoods, Chins or any other parts, there was a requirement of a Shipping Rack which could be modified to cater transporting different types of components.


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    The invention discloses a shipping rake 1, shown in Figure 1. The shipping rake 1 has vertical posts 2, shown in Figure 2 to lock the degrees of freedom of laterals and hoods. Vertical posts 2 can be placed at desired (X, Y) position based on the model of parts being transported on the shipping rack 1. The vertical posts 2 have locking holes throughout its length.

    The shipping rake 1 has horizontal resting members 3, illustrated in Figure 3, which can be locked on the vertical post 2 on the openings at desired pitch, in Z- direction based on the model of part to be transported on the shipping rack 1. The horizonta...