Plastic Packaging for the Personal Computer Software
Original Publication Date: 1985-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-18
This article describes a package to house software, such as a cartridge or diskettes, and a publication. The package is shown in the above perspective view. It comprises a top cover 1 and a base member 2. The two pieces are hinged together at each end by inwardly protruding nipples 3 in the base member. The top cover slides into the base member by means of grooves 4 located in the top cover. The top cover is locked into position when the nipples 3 slide into holes in the top cover. When the package is closed, it is held closed by locking nipples 5 located at each end of the base member in front of the hinge. Inserts 6 are fastened to the base member to hold a cartridge or diskettes and a publication.