CN101652291A - Load distributing apparatus for corner posts - Google Patents

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CN101652291A
CN101652291A CN200880010991A CN200880010991A CN101652291A CN 101652291 A CN101652291 A CN 101652291A CN 200880010991 A CN200880010991 A CN 200880010991A CN 200880010991 A CN200880010991 A CN 200880010991A CN 101652291 A CN101652291 A CN 101652291A
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詹姆斯·贝希勒
马修·马洛
爱德华·兰伯
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Abstract

An apparatus for distributing a load placed on top of a packaging unit is provided. The apparatus includes a set of molded plastic caps (19) that fit over the upper ends of corner posts (17) and a rectangular top frame (21) mountable to the caps (19) to evenly distribute the load across the entire cross sectional profile of the corner posts (17) to prevent one or more of the posts (17) from buckling or otherwise failing.

Description

The load distribution apparatus that is used for corner post

Technical field

The present invention relates to a kind of palletization package component.More specifically, the present invention relates to a kind of package component, this package component comprises vertical pillar stiffener and comprises the device that is used to distribute stack load that this device can reduce because of piling the bending influence that causes partially.

Background technology

The article of for example outdoor air conditioner or large household appliance (laundry machine, drier, kitchen range etc.) are often packed and are transported with the form of packaging unit, in this packaging unit, article are placed on the transport base and by chest or carton and surround, and are inserted with vertical pillar stiffener between article and carton.Pillar stiffener is usually located near four interior angles (therefore also being commonly called corner post) of carton, and extends to the top of carton usually from transport base.Pillar not only protects article to avoid lateral impact forces, and axially (vertically) accumulation intensity is provided.The load that is applied on the connection with wrapping of piece top is born by pillar stiffener rather than connection with wrapping of piece.

When packaging unit do not have strict vertically when alignment is piled up (this phenomenon is called heap partially), the corner post that bears the inclined to one side load impact of heap probably since not optimal allocation be applied to load (weight accumulation) on the corner post wall and et out of order (bending).Under the optimal cases, heap can cause the carton slight bending partially.Under the worst situation, heap can cause collapse of stacked units partially.

Therefore, main purpose of the present invention provides a kind of packaging system, and this packaging system can prevent that pillar stiffener from causing bending partially because of piling.

Another object of the present invention provides a kind of packing of transporting, and transports in the packing at this, the load that is applied on the packaging unit top can be assigned on the support post jamb more equably.

Of the present invention further and extra purpose present by specification sheets, accompanying drawing and dependent claims.

Summary of the invention

The present invention is a kind of equipment that is applied to the load on the packaging unit that is used to distribute; this kind packaging unit has base portion; connection with wrapping of piece is placed on the base portion and betransported; chest or carton surround article in four sides and top; pillar stiffener extends straight up from base portion, avoids lateral impact forces and accumulation intensity is provided with the protection article.The load that this equipment is used for being applied on the packaging unit top is assigned to the wall of four corner posts more equably, thus the minimizing possibility that the heap of will loading bends when inclined to one side.

This equipment comprises and a plurality ofly is installed to the top upper support post connecting element or the cap seat of pillar stiffener or corner post and is installed to top frame on the cap seat.Each cap seat comprises platform and is used for the cap seat is installed to device on the corner post top.Erecting device can comprise the sidewall that extends and be configured to surround at least a portion of pillar stiffener from platform downwards.Cap seat sidewall can partly or entirely surround the upper end of pillar stiffener, and preferred and pillar stiffener formation frictional fit.

Top frame is configured to be placed on securely on the cap seat platform, and has top load carrying face.Top frame can comprise front and rear horizontal gird member and sidepiece beam member, and their each comfortable ends connect, to form rectangular configuration.The lip-deep weight of top load-bearing that is applied to top frame is assigned to the entire top framework, and distributes along the whole end wall surface of corner post.

In fact; corner post and top frame form the protection cage around connection with wrapping of piece; not only protect article to avoid lateral impact forces; especially avoid lateral impact forces at four vertical angle protection article of packing; even when other stack of cells are inclined to one side, also protect article to avoid being deposited in the squeese pressure of other packaging units at top.

Description of drawings

Fig. 1 is the exploded drawings of palletization package component, and this package component comprises according to load distribution apparatus of the present invention.

Fig. 2 is the top perspective of support post cap, and this support post cap is the parts of the load distribution apparatus of Fig. 1.

Fig. 3 is the bottom perspective view of the support post cap of Fig. 2.

Fig. 4 is the transparent view that is similar to the package component of Fig. 1, and carton shown in broken lines is so that show load distribution apparatus of the present invention better.

Fig. 5 is the part close-up illustration of the load distribution apparatus of Fig. 4.

Fig. 6 is the viewgraph of cross-section along the line 6-6 intercepting of Fig. 5.

Fig. 7 is the bottom perspective view according to the alternate embodiments of support post cap of the present invention.

Fig. 8 is the top perspective of the support post cap of Fig. 7.

Fig. 9 is cap seat, top frame and the exploded drawings that transports pallet component, and the another kind that shows cap seat of the present invention and top frame is used.

Figure 10 be cap seat, the top frame shown in Fig. 9 and transport pallet component assembling after transparent view.

The specific embodiment

Although the present invention can implement in a variety of forms, also illustrate in the accompanying drawing and describe one or more embodiment in detail, be appreciated that the disclosure is considered the example of the principle of the invention, is not intended to the present invention is defined in illustrated embodiment.

Referring now to accompanying drawing, Fig. 1 shows the decomposition view of the package component 10 that is used with load distribution apparatus of the present invention.Package component generally includes base portion 18, is placed with connection with wrapping of piece 50 on this base portion, and chest or carton 34 are enclosed in article 50 in its four sides, and pillar stiffener 17 is inserted between connection with wrapping of piece 50 and the carton 34.Pillar stiffener 17 is positioned near four interior angles (therefore also can be called corner post) of carton 32, and extends to from base portion 18 near the top of carton.Corner post 17 protection article 50 are avoided lateral impact forces, and provide axially (vertically) accumulation intensity for whole unit 10.The load that is carried in connection with wrapping of piece 10 tops is by pillar stiffener 17 carryings, as explained in the following subsequently.

Article 50 to be packaged can be any large items, air-conditioning unit for example shown in Figure 1.In manufacturing process, article 50 are placed on the transport base 18 usually, transport base 18 last bottoms as carton 32.Module units 10 can be placed on and transport on the pallet 12, so that unit 10 is moved by fork truck or other devices.

As describing in more detail in common all and the co-pending patent application, between two opposite end block pieces 16 of the part by carton 32 and transport base 18 wedgings being transported pallet 12 in formation, and by carton side bottom fin 38 and transport base side plate 28 are fixed to the side of transporting pallet 12, carton 32 and transport base 18 can be fixed to and transport on the pallet 12.

Still, transport carton 32 and comprise four vertical sidewalls 34, the relative narrow bottom flaps 36,38 of top tab 40 with four with reference to figure 1.Fin 36 and flank sheet 38 before and after bottom flaps 36,38 comprises, and not as the bottom of carton, be not to only depend on fin 36,38 to form the bottom at least.Exactly, fin 36 and the transport base 18 common carton bottom that form before and after the carton.More specifically, in assembling packaging unit 10, the front and back fin 36 of carton is filled in transport base 18 for 18 times and is transported between the pallet 12 in transport base, and flank sheet 38 with the roughly the same plane of carton sidewall 34 on extend downwards, and ordered on the pallet cross bar 15.

Corner post 17 shown in Fig. 1 is arranged on the position of closing on carton 32 interior angles in the carton 32, so that corner impact protection and axial strength are provided.Corner post 17 can be the wraparound type cardboard corner post of the inferior Sonoco Products Company produce and market of tieing up in Kazakhstan of the South Carolina.Yet any proper supporting structure may be used to corner impact protection and axial strength, comprises the gusset of not being with qualification.

The present invention is the system that a kind of load that is used for being applied to packaging unit 10 tops is assigned to the whole end wall surface of corner post more equably.More specifically, the present invention includes a cap bag seat 19 and top frame 21, described cap seat and top frame help the load on the top of unit 10 is diffused on the entire cross section profile of a cover vertical support column 17, thereby help to prevent that one or more posts 17 from bending or fractureing.

Fig. 2 and 3 is respectively according to the top of support post cap 19 of the present invention and bottom perspective view.Cap seat 19 can be made by moulding plastics or any suitable material, and described cap seat comprises platform 52, extends downwards and be configured to surround the side wall member 54 at pillar stiffener 17 tops and extend upward to keep the upper wall member 56 of top frame 21 from the periphery of platform 52 from least a portion of platform periphery.

The shape of the shape of support post cap 19, especially platform 52 is determined by the shape of cross section of corner post 17 to a great extent.For example, be not limited to the present invention, the platform 52 in the illustrated embodiment is consistent with the L shaped cross-sectional plane of corner post 17 L shaped basically.Platform 52 should contact with the end wall surface of corner post 17 as far as possible, preferably contacts with whole end wall surface.The periphery of the cap seat 19 among Fig. 2-3 comprises outer rim 53 and arc (curve) inner edge 55 that limits the right angle, and is consistent with the shape of cross section of corner post basically.

Preferably, the top of cap seat 19 and corner post 17 forms frictional fit.As shown in Figure 3, optional rib 58 is extending internally from side wall member 54 with the corner post crimping 60 corresponding positions that extend internally, further support post cap 19 is fixed to pillar stiffener 17.As shown in Figure 6, rib 58 can inwardly extend far enough, makes the free end of each rib lean against the outside on cooresponding crimping summit 61, thereby increases frictional fit.

Fig. 4 is the transparent view of package 10, and carton 32 wherein shown in broken lines is so that illustrate load distribution apparatus of the present invention better.Top frame 21 is rectangle basically and has four angles, and each angle is installed in four support post cap 19 one.Horizontal gird member 62 and side beam member 64 before and after top frame 21 comprises, they are in end connection separately, to form rectangular frame structure.The load carrying surface, top of top frame 21 is limited by front and back beam member 62, although other configurations also can, also comprise a kind of configuration, are the parts on load carrying surface at this configuration center member member 64.

One or more optional center cross beam members 66 can be incorporated top frame 21 into, to gain in strength.Beam member 66 can extend to the opposite side crossbeam from a side crossbeam 64 in the middle of front and back crossbeam 62, or extends to after cross member 62 from front cross rail 62 in the middle of side crossbeam 64.

The downside of top frame 21 can be smooth, or has any suitable shape that forms coordinated with support post cap 19.Fig. 5 is the close-up illustration in the bight of top frame 21, shown in top frame be assemblied in the support post cap 19 on one.The bight of top frame 21 is placed on the cap seat platform 52, and closely against cap seat upper wall member 56.Cap seat 19 is assemblied on the top of corner post 17 closely, makes the top end wall surface (being the top of corner post) of corner post 17 connect the downside of platform 52.

Fig. 7 and 8 is backplan and top views of the alternate embodiments of the support post cap 69 used of the present invention.As the cap seat 19 shown in Fig. 2 and 3, this alternative support post cap 69 comprises platform member 72, top frame 21 is installed on this platform member, side wall member 74 is extended downwards from the neighboring of platform 72, so that part is surrounded the top of corner post 21, and upper wall member 76 extends upward from the neighboring of platform 72.Different with the cap seat 19 shown in Fig. 2,3 and 6, this alternate embodiments 69 comprises the projection or the projection 68 of extending from platform 72 downsides.Projection 68 extends in the hollow region of corner post 17, and intention helps to make cap seat 69 to be installed on the corner post 17.

Fig. 9 and 10 illustrates another alternative application of cap seat 69 of the present invention, wherein, described cap seat be used for framework 81 be placed on framework 81 tops to transport pallet 82 sealed so that article 50 (not shown) assist to come in and go out when mobile downstream along assigned line.As shown in the figure, cap seat 69 is reversed, so that projection 68 projects upwards, helps to be installed on the cap seat 69 transporting pallet 82.Cap seat 69 is assembled on the top surface at four angles of framework 81.Transport pallet 82 and be installed to " nub side " of four cap seats 69 then.Cap seat 69, framework 81 and to transport pallet 82 sealed mutually.Framework 81 is parts of packaging unit 10 as shown in Figure 1, and the structure shown in Fig. 9 and 10 can be used in the top that one unit 10 is fixed to another unit 10, to prevent that heap partially.

Palletization package component 10 of the present invention can be assembled and use in the following ways.

At first, composite transport base 18 is assembled by buffer element 30 being positioned on the bottom panel 20 as shown in Figure 1, and upwards folding then front and back panel 26 also covers buffer element 30, to form the transport base 18 shown in Figure 4 and 5.Side panel 28 is stretched out to extension in roughly identical with bottom panel 20 plane.

Next, the article 50 of assembling and transporting waiting are placed on the transport base 12, and article 50 move along making assigned line usually.In the embodiment shown, article are outdoor unit of air conditioner 50, and this air-conditioning unit has (giving prominence to) bottom (not shown) of relief, and this bottom is assemblied in the three dimensional space of buffer element 30 and bottom panel 20 qualifications.Air conditioner framework or housing are placed on the roof 29 that covers buffer element 30.Therefore transport base top panel 29 is in article 50 times, and transport base side panels 28 keeps stretching out.

Next, the cartons 32 with open bottom is placed on article 50 and the transport base 18.In this stage, in assembling final packaging unit 10, carton bottom fin 36,38 can outwards open as shown in Figure 8.

Corner post 17 and cap seat 19 insert near the interior angle of the carton 32 between carton 32 and the article 50 then.Then top frame 21 is fixed to corner post top caps 19.The corner post bottom is being placed on the transport base bottom panel 20 near the bight of bottom panel 20.Corner post 17, top caps 19 and top frame 21 are extended on the whole height of carton 32 jointly.

When article 50, carton 32 and transport base 18 continue when travel line moves, before the carton (guiding) and afterwards (afterbody) fin 36 can auto-folder under transport base 18, and can maybe needn't be fixed to transport base bottom panel 20 downsides.Carton side flaps 38 keeps outwards opening, and covers still outward extending transport base side panels 28.

Last at travel line, article 50, carton 32 and transport base 18 are upwards mentioned jointly, and are placed on and transport on the pallet 12.Carton 32 and transport base 18 wedgings move forward and backward to prevent carton 32 and transport base 18 between the front and back block piece 16 that transports pallet 12 shown in Fig. 9-12.Illustrate as Fig. 9 and 11 the bests, the front and back fin of carton 36 keeps being folded under the transport base 18, and inserts (being clipped in) in transport base 18 and transport between the pallet 12.

As shown in figure 10, carton side flaps 38 is outwards launched to cover on the transport base side panels 28, and is folding downwards then, so that transport base side panels 28 is inserted between pallet side cross bar 15 and the carton side flaps 38, as shown in figure 12.Carton side flaps 38 and side panel 28 subsequently by follow closely 42 or other devices be fixed to removedly and transport pallet cross bar 15.

At last, carton top fin 40 folded together are on the smooth top surface that leans against top frame 21 of described carton top fin, to finish package component 10.By following closely 42, and at least by transporting assembling carton 32 and transport base 18 between the pallet end dams 16, with carton 32, transport base 18 with transport pallet 12 and be fixed together, the package component of finishing 10 is conceptive at certain to be an integral body.Corner post 17, cap seat 19 and top frame 21 extend to carton top fin 40 from transport base bottom panel 20, and sufficient axial (vertically) intensity is provided, so that allow other packaging units 10 can be stacked into the top.

Therefore, the packaged combination 10 that can store in the mode of stacked arrangement and move has been described.At critical aspects of the present invention, cap seat 19 and top frame 21 will be loaded and be assigned to the whole end wall surface of corner post 17 from the unit 10 of top accumulation, to prevent post 17 bendings.Cap seat 19 can be made by Moulded plastics, and top frame 21 can be made by cardboard or timber.Certainly, any suitable material can be used for cap seat and top frame and other package members.

Should be appreciated that above-described embodiments of the invention only are the specific embodiments that is used to illustrate the principle of the invention.The modification and the alternate embodiment that do not break away from the scope of the present invention of explanation as described above and claims qualification are expected.All this modifications and alternate embodiment that intention covers claim all drop in its scope.

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1. one kind is used for and will be deposited in the equipment of the sharing of load at packaging unit (10) top to whole support post jamb, described packaging unit (10) comprises base portion (18) and pillar stiffener (17), described pillar stiffener upwards vertically extends from described base portion (18), and terminate in the top, described equipment comprises:
A plurality of support post cap (19), each support post cap (19) comprises platform (52) and is used for described support post cap (19) is installed to device on the described pillar stiffener (17), and described platform structure becomes with one top in the described pillar stiffener (17) to contact; And
Top frame (21), this top frame is configured to extend between described support post cap (19), and fixed placement is on described cap seat platform (52), and described top frame (21) has and is used for carrying and is deposited in the upper surface of loading on the top of described packaging unit (10).
2. equipment according to claim 1, wherein, described cap seat mounting apparatus comprises sidewall (54), described sidewall extends downwards from described platform (52), and at least a portion that is configured to surround described pillar stiffener (17).
3. equipment according to claim 2, wherein, described platform (52) has periphery, and described sidewall (54) extends downwards from least a portion of described platform periphery.
4. equipment according to claim 2, wherein, each described support post cap (19) also comprises one or more ribs (58), and described rib extends from described side wall member (54), further described support post cap (19) is fixed to described pillar stiffener (17).
5. equipment according to claim 1, wherein, described support post cap (19) and described pillar stiffener (17) form frictional fit.
6. equipment according to claim 1, wherein, described platform (52) be configured to described pillar stiffener (17) in one entire top side edge touch.
7. equipment according to claim 6, wherein, each support post cap (19) also comprises upper wall member (56), described upper wall member extends upward from described platform (52), to keep described top frame (21).
8. equipment according to claim 1, wherein, described top frame (21) is essentially rectangle and has four bights, and each described bight is installed in the described support post cap (19) one.
9. equipment according to claim 1, wherein, described top frame (21) comprises front and rear horizontal gird member (62) and side beam member (64), described front and rear horizontal gird member (62) and side beam member (64) connect in their end separately, to form rectangular frame shape structure.
10. equipment according to claim 9, wherein, the load carrying surface, top of described top frame (21) is limited by described front and rear beam member (62).
11. equipment according to claim 1, wherein, each support post cap comprises projection (68), and described projection is extended downwards from described flat-bed downside.
12. equipment according to claim 11, wherein, described projection is configured to extend in the hollow region of pillar stiffener (17).
13. equipment according to claim 1, wherein, described support post cap (19) is a Moulded plastics.
14. an equipment that is used to support stack load comprises:
Base portion (18);
Pillar stiffener (17), described pillar stiffener are placed on the described base portion (18), and extend upward towards load carrying second base portion (21), and each described pillar stiffener (17) has the top that comprises cross section; And
Load support cap seat (19), described cap seat are attached to each vertical capital end, and cover the described cross section of going up;
Wherein, described second base portion (21) is placed on the described cap seat (19); And
Wherein, the load that is born by described second base portion (21) is assigned on the last cross section of described vertical post (17).
15. one kind is used for equipment that the load that is deposited on packaging unit (10) top is distributed, described equipment comprises:
Top frame (81) with four bights;
Moulded plastics cap seat (69), described cap seat structure becomes to be assembled on described four bights of described top frame (81); And
Transport pallet (82), the described palette adjustment that transports is on described cap seat (69).
16. equipment according to claim 13, wherein, described cap seat (69) comprises the projection (68) that projects upwards, and described projection helps the described pallet (82) that transports is placed on the described cap seat (69).
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