Accession Number : ADD014883

Title :   Container Connector.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 20 Feb 90, patented 19 Feb 91,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Capron, Mark E ; Sarsfield, Craig ; Posadas, Bradley

Report Date : 19 Feb 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This invention relates to a container connector having independently adjustable and locking ends, each end configured to be inserted into an opening of a cargo container and rotated to lock the connector with the container. When inserted and locked the connector holds two adjacent ends of adjacent containers in a spaced relationship. Locking mechanisms are provided for retaining each locking end in the locked or unlocked position. The ends of the connector may be adjusted to accommodate containers with different end spacing requirements.

Descriptors :   CARGO, CONNECTORS, CONTAINERS, LOCKING(MECHANICS), REQUIREMENTS, SPACE(ROOM)

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE