Patent Number: 6,305,513

Title: Mechanism for supporting expandable pouch of luggage

Abstract: A mechanism is provided for supporting an expandable pouch of luggage coupled between a main body and a frame element. The support mechanism is provided at about the central portion on either side of luggage interconnected between the main frame and the frame element. Support mechanism comprises a sliding plate, an engagement plate including a horizontal ratchet member adjacent either top or bottom side, and a lock mechanism on the sliding plate being capable of engaging with the ratchet member of the engagement plate thus controlling the sliding and locking of the sliding plate with respect to the engagement plate. The support mechanisms are formed as two side supports of the expandable pouch for preventing the packed luggage from bulging at the bottom of expandable pouch.

Inventors: Lu; Lieh Ching (Miaoli Hsien, TW)

Assignee: Ting Cheng Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A45C 7/00 (20060101); A45C 5/14 (20060101); A45C 5/00 (20060101); A45C 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018