Patent Number: 6,168,038

Title: Stackable container

Abstract: The invention concerns a stackable container consisting of a base box (1) and a lid (18) capable of being transported open in freight traffic and also filled and emptied once it has been stacked, and also of being closed and re-opened. For this purpose, the lid (18) consists of a cover plate (21) and a front wall (19) placed at right angles, said cover plate (21) is inserted, from the base box (1) open front face, into a peripheral groove (31) of the top edge, the base plate (4), has on its front ridge a supporting rim (10) provided with a ribbing (34) oriented upwards, just before reaching its closing position, the lid (18) being located inside the groove (31) widened in the side walls (2) rises slightly and when it drops after reaching its closing position, a projecting part (33) arranged on the inner front wall (19) lower edge (29) is engaged in the supporting rim (10) ribbing (34).

Inventors: Fischer; Johannes (Weissenohe, DE)


International Classification: B65D 25/00 (20060101); B65D 043/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018