Storage and transportation system and elements thereof

  • US 8,651,783 B2
  • Filed: 04/29/2010
  • Issued: 02/18/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/22/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A support device (100) for carrying an inner load holder (50/60) in use within an outer transport and storage container (10), said device including a base member (101, 102,103,105) for being secured or securable to a floor (16) of the outer container (10), having at least one formation (104) for restraining lateral movements of the inner load holder (50/60) relative to the device (100) in a plane generally parallel to the floor, said device (100) further including a mechanism (108) for releasably restraining said inner load holder (50/60) in a direction perpendicular to said floor or base, wherein said mechanism includes at least one sliding bolt member (110) for selectively engaging with a complementary feature (62) of the inner load holder and when so engaged, providing said restraining, the device characterised in that the mechanism (108) includes a shaft (112) that is slideable, and at least partially rotatable about an axis, and the at least one sliding bolt member (110) includes a protrusion (210) extending from the shaft having a portion which extends generally parallel with the shaft.

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