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JP6497604B2
JP6497604B2 JP2014200973A JP2014200973A JP6497604B2 JP 6497604 B2 JP6497604 B2 JP 6497604B2 JP 2014200973 A JP2014200973 A JP 2014200973A JP 2014200973 A JP2014200973 A JP 2014200973A JP 6497604 B2 JP6497604 B2 JP 6497604B2
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藤野 光久
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中島 裕章
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  The present invention relates to a mailbox.

  Patent Document 1 discloses a conventional mail box. In the mailbox described in Patent Document 1, functional parts such as an interphone are attached to the front side, and an opening is provided in the lower plate of the mailbox.

  The mailbox described in Patent Document 1 is attached in an opening provided in a bag formed by stacking concrete blocks. In the opening, wiring inserted into the concrete block below the opening protrudes, and this wiring is drawn into the opening in the bottom plate and connected to the functional component.

JP 2008-220565 A

  By the way, when the mail box described in Patent Document 1 is installed in the opening, if the opening of the lower surface plate is not aligned with the protruding position of the wiring, the wiring is crushed between the lower surface plate and the concrete block below it. There is a risk that.

  In view of the above circumstances, an object of the present invention is to propose a mailbox with high workability that can prevent electric wiring from being caught during installation.

The mailbox according to the present invention includes a box-like case having a posting port on the front surface, the case including a front case having the posting port, an upper case including a top plate and a pair of left and right side plates, and a lower case including a bottom plate. The bottom plate has a concave portion having a shape in which a part of the lower surface is recessed upward and opened downward, and a through-hole penetrating the bottom plate in the vertical direction, The recess is a wiring reservoir that communicates with the through hole and can store the electrical wiring inserted through the through hole.

  The mailbox according to the present invention can suppress the electric wiring from being caught during installation, and has high workability.

FIG. 1A is a front view showing an installation example of a mailbox according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 1B is a front view showing another installation example of the mailbox according to the embodiment. It is a perspective view which shows a mailbox same as the above. It is a disassembled perspective view which shows a mailbox same as the above. It is a perspective view which shows the internal structure of a mailbox as same as the above. FIG. 5 is a perspective cross-sectional view taken along the line aa in FIG. 4, and is a view in which illustration of a frame, a front plate, and a flap is omitted. It is a perspective view when the bottom plate of the same mailbox is viewed from above. It is a perspective view when the bottom plate of the same mailbox is viewed from below. It is a perspective view which shows the internal structure of a mailbox as above, and is a figure which shows the other example of a flap receiver.

  Hereinafter, embodiments of the present invention will be described with reference to the accompanying drawings.

  As shown in FIG. 1A, a mailbox 1 according to an embodiment of the present invention is mounted on a plate-shaped mounting base 101 at the upper end of a pole 100 installed on the exterior of a house. The mailbox 1 is fixed to the mounting base 101 using a fixing tool such as a screw. The lower end of the pole 100 is embedded in the ground. As shown in FIG. 1B, the mailbox 1 may be attached so as to be embedded in the gate pillar 102 for the exterior of the house. In this case, the mailbox 1 is mounted and mounted in an opening provided through the gate pillar 102.

  As shown in FIGS. 2 and 3, the mailbox 1 includes a box-shaped case 2 having a mailing port 20 on the front surface and an outlet 21 on the rear surface, and a mouth frame 3 attached to the front surface of the case 2. Prepare. The mouth frame 3 is positioned so as to surround the posting port 20 in a front view. The vertical length of the mouth frame 3 is about half of the vertical length of the case 2 in this embodiment. The vertical length of the mouth frame 3 may be the same as the vertical length of the case 2. In this specification, the direction shown by the arrow X1 in FIGS. 2 and 3 is the front, the opposite direction is the rear, the direction shown by the arrow Y1 is the right, the opposite direction is the left, and the direction shown by the arrow Z1. Each configuration will be described with the upper side being the upper side and the opposite direction being the lower side.

  The case 2 has a rectangular parallelepiped shape (here, “cuboid” includes a “cube”), and includes a top plate 22, a pair of left and right side plates 23, a front plate 24, a rear plate 25, and a bottom plate 26.

  The case 2 is formed by combining a front plate 24 having a loading port 20, a top plate 22 and a pair of left and right side plates 23, a lower case including a bottom plate 26, and a rear plate 25. The lower case further includes a door receiving member 28 attached to the rear end portion of the bottom plate 26. The door receiving member 28 is for receiving the lower end portion of the rear plate 25.

  The top plate 22 and the pair of left and right side plates 23 are integrally provided, and the front plate 24 is fixed to the front end portion of the top plate 22 and the front end portions of the pair of left and right side plates 23 using fixing means such as screws. . The bottom plate 26 is fixed to the lower end portion of the front plate 24 and the lower end portions of the pair of left and right side plates 23 using fixing means such as screws. The rear plate 25 is attached to the upper ends of the rear ends of the pair of left and right side plates 23 so as to rotate up and down about the upper end of the rear plate 25 as an axis.

  The case 2 has an outlet 21 formed by being surrounded by a rear end portion of the top plate 22, a rear end portion of the pair of left and right side plates 23, and a door receiving member 28, and the outlet 21 is opened and closed by the rear plate 25. Is the structure. A lock member 27 is attached to the lower end of the rear plate 25. Further, on the upper surface of the rear end portion of the bottom plate 26, a lock receiver 9 on which the lock member 27 is hooked is attached. The lock member 27 can be switched between a locked state in which the rear plate 25 is fixed at a closed position where the outlet 21 is closed and an unlocked state in which the rear plate 25 is rotatable rearward from the closed position. As the lock member 27, various locks such as a dial lock are used.

  The top plate 22, the pair of left and right side plates 23, and the front plate 24 are each formed of a metal plate. In the present embodiment, the bottom plate 26 is a resin molded body. The bottom plate 26 is thicker than any main part of the top plate 22, the pair of left and right side plates 23, and the front plate 24. Here, the main body means a portion of each of the plates 22, 23, 24 excluding front and rear, left and right, and upper and lower ends. The rear plate 25 is a resin molded body in the present embodiment, but may be formed of a metal plate. The bottom plate 26 may be formed by aluminum die casting.

  The front plate 24 has flanges 240 protruding rearward at the upper, lower, left and right ends. The front plate 24 has a hanging piece 241 that protrudes downward at the rear end of the flange 240 at the upper end. The drooping piece 241 is located in the left-right direction at the portion of the rear end of the flange 240 at the upper end excluding both ends in the left-right direction. The top plate 22 has flanges 220 that protrude downward at the front and rear ends.

  The pair of left and right side plates 23 have flanges 230 protruding inward in the left-right direction at the front end portion and the lower end portion thereof. The pair of left and right side plates 23 have flanges 231 that protrude in a zigzag manner on the inner side in the left-right direction at the respective rear end portions. Specifically, the flange 231 includes a first flange portion 232 that protrudes inward in the left-right direction from the rear end portion of the side plate 23, and a second flange portion 233 that protrudes forward from the end portion in the left-right direction of the first flange portion 232. Have Further, the flange 231 includes a third flange portion 234 that protrudes inward in the left-right direction from the front end portion of the second flange portion 233, and a fourth flange portion 235 that protrudes rearward from the end portion in the left-right direction of the third flange portion 234. And have. The first flange portion 232 is substantially flush with the rear surface of the rear plate 25 when the rear surface is in the closed position. The second flange portion 233 has a laterally inner surface opposed to a laterally outer surface of the rear plate 25 when the second flange portion 233 is in the closed position. The third flange portion 234 is positioned with a gap in the front-rear direction between the rear surface and the front surface of the rear plate 25 when the rear surface is in the closed position. The fourth flange portion 235 receives the front surface of the rear plate 25 when the rear end thereof is in the closed position.

  The flanges of the top plate 22, the pair of left and right side plates 23, and the front plate 24 are used for assembling the case 2. The main parts of the top plate 22, the pair of left and right side plates 23, and the front plate 24 each mean a portion excluding each flange.

  The front plate 24 has a posting port 20 at the top. The posting port 20 is a hole having a rectangular shape in front view that penetrates the front plate 24 in the front-rear direction. The posting port 20 is a hole having a left-right direction as a long direction and a vertical direction as a short direction. The length in the left-right direction of the posting port 20 is slightly shorter than the length in the left-right direction of the front plate 24. Further, the front plate 24 has a mounting hole 242 to which an interphone or a camera interphone can be attached at the lower right end.

  The rear plate 25 has a water receiving portion 250 at the upper end, has a shaft portion 251 that protrudes outward in the left-right direction at the upper portion of the left and right ends, and the lock member 27 is attached to the center in the left-right direction at the lower end. A mounting hole 252 is provided. The water receiving part 250 is located at the upper end part of the rear plate 25 in the left-right direction. The water receiving portion 250 receives rainwater traveling on the rear surface of the rear plate 25 when the lower end portion of the rear plate 25 is rotated rearward and upward, and prevents the rainwater from flowing into the case 2. It is. Further, the rear plate 25 has a transparent portion 253 that allows the inside of the case 2 to be visually recognized at the center in the left-right direction and the up-down direction.

  The mouth frame 3 includes a top plate portion 30, a bottom plate portion 31, a pair of left and right side plate portions 32, an upper vertical plate portion 33, and a lower vertical plate portion 34. The mouth frame 3 is formed of, for example, a metal such as stainless steel or a synthetic resin. The top plate portion 30, the bottom plate portion 31, and the pair of left and right side plate portions 32 are integrally provided so as to form a rectangular frame shape when viewed from the front. The upper vertical plate portion 33 is provided with an upper end integrally with the lower surface of the top plate portion 30, and left and right ends are provided integrally with the inner surfaces of the pair of left and right side plate portions 32. The lower vertical plate portion 34 is disposed at a position where a slight gap 35 is formed between the lower plate portion 31 and the left and right ends thereof are provided integrally with the inner surfaces of the pair of left and right side plate portions 32 in the left-right direction. It has been. The lower vertical plate portion 34 has a guide plate portion 36 protruding rearward at the upper end portion thereof. The guide plate portion 36 is provided substantially parallel to the top plate portion 30.

  The mouth frame 3 has an opening 37 penetrating in the front-rear direction between the upper vertical plate portion 33 and the lower vertical plate portion 34. The opening 37 is a hole that overlaps the posting port 20 in a front view, has a vertical length that is substantially the same as the vertical length of the posting port 20, and has a slightly larger left and right length than the left and right length of the posting port 20.

  A lighting device is installed behind the upper vertical plate portion 33. The illuminating device includes, for example, a rod-shaped light guide that is long in the left-right direction, and a light source such as an LED that is disposed so as to face the end surface in the longitudinal direction of the light guide. Note that the lighting device may have a light source such as a plurality of LEDs that do not have a light guide and are arranged at a distance from each other in the left-right direction. The lighting device can be turned on or off by manual operation of a switch or automatic operation by sensor detection.

  A nameplate 38 is provided on the front surface of the lower vertical plate portion 34. The nameplate 38 has a name directly written on the front surface of the lower vertical plate portion 34 or a plate having a name written on the front surface of the lower vertical plate portion 34. The nameplate 38 is illuminated by a lighting device located above it.

  In the present embodiment, the mouth frame 3 is attached to a portion of the front plate 24 above the attachment hole 242. The mouth frame 3 may be attached to the front surface of the front plate 24 in the up-down direction. In this case, the lower vertical plate portion 34 is provided with an opening penetrating in the front-rear direction, and the interphone is passed through this opening. Or an interphone with a camera is attached to the attachment hole 242 of the front plate 24.

  The mailbox 1 includes a flap 4, a flap receiver 5, a partition plate 6, a sensor case 8, a lock receiver 9, and a control box 10 inside the case 2 that closes the mailing slot 20. The sensor case 8 houses a sensor that detects the brightness of the outside of the case 2. The control box 10 stores a control circuit for controlling various electric devices attached to the mailbox 1 such as a sensor and a lighting device.

  As shown in FIGS. 4 and 5, the flap receiver 5 includes a front plate portion 51 having an opening 50, a top plate portion 52, a pair of left and right side plate portions 53, and a bottom plate portion 54. The flap receiver 5 is a resin molded body in this embodiment. The top plate 52 projects backward from the upper end of the front plate 51, the pair of left and right side plates 53 projects rearward from the left and right ends of the front plate 51, and the bottom plate 54 It projects rearward and downward from the lower end of the front plate portion 51. The bottom plate part 54 has a hanging piece part 540 that protrudes downward at the rear end thereof. The opening 50 is a substantially rectangular hole in front view that penetrates the upper part of the front plate portion 51 in the front-rear direction, and is slightly smaller than the posting port 20.

  From the rear surface of the front plate portion 51, a rectangular frame-shaped cylinder portion 55 projects rearward so as to surround the opening 50 in a rear view. A hanging piece 551 protrudes downward from the rear end portion of the lower piece 550 constituting the lower piece of the cylindrical portion 55, and a protruding piece 552 protrudes forward from the lower end of the hanging piece 551. The front end of the projecting piece 552 is integrated with the front plate portion 51. The hanging piece 551 and the projecting piece 552 are arranged along the longitudinal direction of the lower piece 550 of the cylindrical portion 55. Further, side pieces 553 are integrally provided at the left and right ends of the lower piece 550, the hanging piece 551, and the protruding piece 552.

  The front plate portion 51 has a groove 554 that opens forward and is formed by being surrounded by a lower piece 550, a hanging piece 551, a projecting piece 552, and a pair of left and right side pieces 553, below the opening 50. A plurality of ribs 555 are provided in the groove 554. The groove 554 is partitioned in the left-right direction by a plurality of ribs 555. The side piece 553 constituting the left and right pieces and the lower piece 550 of the cylindrical portion 55 protrude forward from the front surface of the front plate portion 51 by substantially the same thickness as the front plate 24.

  The flap 4 is attached to the flap receiver 5 so that the lower end pivots back and forth about the upper end as an axis, and closes the opening 50 via the cylinder 55 by hitting the cylinder 55 from the rear. The flap receiver 5 is provided with a biasing means 39 such as a spring that presses the flap 4 against the tube portion 55 from the rear. When the flap 4 is pushed backward by a mail piece thrown from the throwing port 20, the lower end portion rotates rearward and upward to open the opening 50.

  The bottom surface plate portion 54 is inclined so that the upper surface thereof is positioned downward as it extends rearward. The bottom plate portion 54 has a plurality of protruding pieces 70 protruding upward at a portion below the opening 50 in the upper surface thereof. The plurality of protruding pieces 70 are arranged at a distance from each other in the left-right direction. In the present embodiment, the plurality of protruding pieces 70 are arranged at the same interval in the left-right direction. Here, the interval is set to such a length that a mail piece delivered from the delivery port 20 does not contact the upper surface of the bottom plate 54.

  Each protruding piece 70 has a plate-like shape in an upright posture, and has a front end surface that is integral with the front plate portion 51, and a rear end surface that is located slightly in front of the rear end of the upper surface of the bottom plate portion 54. The upper end surface of each projecting piece 70 has a front end portion that is integral with the projecting piece 552, and is gently inclined so that the rear part of the projecting piece 552 becomes lower as it approaches the rear end. The height position of the rear end of the upper end surface of each protruding piece 70 is set to be higher than the height position of the upper end of the partition plate 6.

  In addition, the bottom plate portion 54 has a water return piece 71 protruding upward to a position on the outer side in the left-right direction of the cylindrical portion 55 at a portion on the outer side in the left-right direction with respect to the plurality of protruding pieces 70 on the upper surface. The pair of left and right water return pieces 71 includes an upper piece 710 located on the outer side in the left-right direction of the cylindrical portion 55, a lower piece 711 integrated with the upper surface of the bottom plate 54, and a lower end portion and a lower piece of the upper piece 710. And an inclined piece portion 712 continuous with the upper end portion of the portion 711.

  The upper piece 710 is located on the outer side in the left-right direction of the cylindrical portion 55 so as to extend from the upper end to the lower end of the cylindrical portion 55, and protrudes rearward from the cylindrical portion 55. The lower piece portion 711 protrudes upward from a portion directly below the left and right end portions of the cylindrical portion 55 on the upper surface of the bottom plate portion 54. The lower piece portion 711 has a front end surface integrated with the front plate portion 51 and a rear end surface located at the same front and rear position as the rear end of the bottom plate portion 54. The upper end surface of the lower piece portion 711 is gently inclined so that the front end portion is integral with the lower end portion of the inclined piece portion 712, and the portion behind the inclined piece portion 712 is lower as it is closer to the rear end. . The height position of the rear end of the upper end surface of the lower piece 711 is set to be higher than the height position of the upper end of the partition plate 6. The inclined piece portion 712 is continuous so that the lower end portion of the upper piece portion 710 and the upper end portion of the lower piece portion 711 are continuous, and the upper surface thereof is inclined so as to be positioned downward toward the inner side in the left-right direction. The length of the inclined piece 712 in the front-rear direction is the same as the length of the upper piece 710 in the front-rear direction.

  Rainwater that has entered the outer side in the left-right direction of the cylindrical part 55 is received by the inner surface in the left-right direction of the upper piece 710 and the upper surface of the inclined piece 712, and is transmitted to the inner surface in the left-right direction of the lower piece 711. Guided to the upper surface of the bottom plate 54.

  A reinforcing portion 72 having an L-shaped side section is provided at a corner portion formed by the front plate portion 51 and the bottom plate portion 54. The reinforcing portion 72 is positioned between the pair of left and right water return pieces 71 in the left-right direction. The pair of right and left water return pieces 71 and the plurality of protruding pieces 70 positioned therebetween are integrated with the reinforcing portion 72 and reinforced.

  In the present embodiment, the flap receiver 5 has a structure including a draining member 7 that receives rainwater that has entered from the posting port 20 and sends it to the drainage space S1. That is, in the present embodiment, the bottom plate portion 54, the plurality of protruding pieces 70, and the pair of left and right water return pieces 71 of the components of the flap receiver 5 constitute the draining member 7.

  The partition plate 6 partitions the inside of the case 2 into a drain space S1 and a storage space S2 located behind the drain space S1. The partition plate 6 includes a plate-like main body portion 60 in an upright posture, a pedestal portion 61 that protrudes backward from the lower end of the main body portion 60, a cover portion 62 that protrudes forward from the upper end of the main body portion 60, and a cover portion 62. And a hanging portion 63 protruding downward from the front end. All of the pedestal portion 61, the cover portion 62, and the hanging portion 63 are located in the left-right direction of the main body portion 60. The pedestal portion 61, the cover portion 62, and the hanging portion 63 are all plate-shaped.

  The partition plate 6 is installed on the bottom plate 26 by fixing the pedestal portion 61 to the bottom plate 26 by fixing means such as screws. The partition plate 6 has a vertical length in which the upper end of the partition plate 6 is positioned slightly below the posting port 20. The left and right length of the partition plate 6 is slightly shorter than the distance between the pair of left and right side plates 23. The left and right length of the partition plate 6 may be the same as the distance between the pair of left and right side plates 23.

  In the partition plate 6, the main body portion 60 is disposed substantially parallel to the front plate 24, and the main body portion 60 is disposed at a distance in the front-rear direction from the front plate 24. Here, the partition plate 6 is disposed such that a slight gap is formed between the rear end surface of each of the plurality of protruding pieces 70 and the hanging portion 63. A notch 64 is provided at a portion corresponding to the pair of left and right water return pieces 71 in the cover portion 62 and the hanging portion 63. The partition plate 6 is installed in a state in which the rear end portion of each water return piece 71 is inserted into each notch 64. A gap S3 is formed between the main body portion 60 of the partition plate 6 and the hanging piece portion 540 of the bottom plate portion 54 in the left-right direction. Rainwater received on the upper surface of the bottom plate portion 54 falls to the lower drainage space S1 through the gap S3. The gap S <b> 3 is located at a position shifted rearward from the gap between the protruding piece 70 and the hanging part 63. Therefore, even if a mail piece enters the gap between the hanging portion 63 and each protruding piece 70, the mail piece is prevented from falling to the front drainage groove 260.

  The flap receiver 5 is attached to the rear surface of the front plate 24 so that the opening 50 is arranged behind the loading port 20 of the front plate 24. The flap receiver 5 has a plurality of hook pieces 56 protruding forward around the opening 50 in the front plate portion 51. The front plate 24 has hook holes 29 that penetrate the front plate 24 in the front-rear direction at positions corresponding to the hook pieces 56. The flap receiver 5 is attached in a state where the front plate portion 51 is in contact with the rear surface of the front plate 24 by inserting each hook piece 56 into each hook hole 29 of the front plate 24 from behind and hooking it. At this time, the front end portion of the lower piece 550 and the front end portions of the pair of left and right side pieces 553 are disposed in the posting port 20. In a state where the flap receiver 5 is attached to the rear surface of the front plate 24, the loading port 20 of the front plate 24 is closed from behind by the flap 4.

  The mouth frame 3 is arranged so as to overlap with the front surface of the front plate 24 to which the flap receiver 5 is attached, and a fixing tool such as a screw is driven into the front plate portion 51 of the flap receiver 5 from the rear side so that It is attached to the front plate 24 in a hit state. At this time, the opening 37 of the mouth frame 3, the loading port 20 of the front plate 24, and the opening 50 of the flap receiver 5 are positioned side by side, and these mouths are closed from behind by the flap 4.

  The sensor case 8 is attached to the inner surface (right surface) in the left-right direction of one (left) side plate 23. As shown in FIG. 3, the side plate 23 to which the sensor case 8 is attached is provided with an attachment hole 236 penetrating in the left-right direction. The sensor in the sensor case 8 is provided to be exposed to the outside of the case 2 through the mounting hole 236 of the side plate 23. The sensor detects the brightness outside the case 2 and transmits the detection result to the control circuit in the control box 10. In the present embodiment, the sensor is electrically connected to the control circuit via a cable. The sensor case 8 is arranged from a place where the mounting hole 236 in the case 2 is provided to the front end portion of the case 2.

  As shown in FIGS. 4 and 5, the control circuit is disposed in the drainage space S <b> 1 below the flap receiver 5 while being housed in the control box 10. The control box 10 includes a box portion 11 that opens toward the rear, and a plate portion 12 that closes the rear opening of the box portion 11. The plate part 12 is L-shaped in a side view, and has an upper plate part 120 disposed on the box part 11 and a rear plate part 121 disposed on the rear surface of the box part 11. The control circuit is built inside a space formed by being surrounded by the box portion 11 and the plate portion 12. The box part 11 has an insertion hole 110 through which electric wiring is inserted in the left and right walls. The control circuit in the box part 11 is connected to an external electric device, a power source, and a switch by electric wiring inserted through the insertion hole 110.

  The flap receiver 5 has a pair of left and right support portions 57 that protrude downward from the front surface of the drooping piece 540. The control box 10 is arranged in the drainage space S1 with the box part 11 supported by a pair of left and right support parts 57. Here, since the control box 10 is disposed in a region of the drainage space S <b> 1 directly below the bottom plate part 54, rainwater falling along the bottom plate part 54 is difficult to be applied.

  As shown in FIGS. 6 and 7, the bottom plate 26 of the case 2 has a front drainage groove 260 positioned in front of the partition plate 6 and a pair of left and right sides positioned at the left and right ends of the bottom plate 26. Part drainage groove 261. Further, the bottom plate 26 has a recess 262 located between the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261 on the lower surface thereof. The bottom plate 26 has a through hole 271 that penetrates the bottom plate 26 in the vertical direction. The recess 262 has a shape in which a part of the lower surface of the bottom plate 26 is recessed, and communicates with the through hole 271. The concave portion 262 is a wiring reservoir that can store the electrical wiring inserted through the through hole 271.

  The bottom plate 26 has a front plate fixing portion 263 to which a flange 240 at the lower end portion of the front plate 24 is placed and fixed at the front end portion of the upper surface thereof. The front plate fixing portion 263 includes a groove 264 having a rectangular shape in plan view and opened in the left-right direction of the bottom plate 26, and a plurality of reinforcing ribs 265 that partition the inside of the groove 264 in the left-right direction. The plurality of ribs 265 are spaced apart from each other in the left-right direction. Each rib 265 has a front end, a rear end, and a lower end provided integrally with the inner surface of the groove 264. A part of the plurality of ribs 265 is provided with a fixing hole 266 into which a fixing tool such as a screw for fixing the flange 240 at the lower end of the front plate 24 is driven. Further, holes 267 penetrating in the vertical direction are provided in both ends of the groove 264 in the horizontal direction.

  The front drainage groove 260 is located at a location adjacent to the rear of the front plate fixing portion 263 and is located across the left and right direction of the bottom plate 26. The pair of left and right side drain grooves 261 communicate with the left and right ends of the front drain groove 260 and are located from the rear end of the front drain groove 260 to the rear end of the bottom plate 26. The pair of left and right side drain grooves 261 have drain holes 268 penetrating in the vertical direction at the respective rear end portions. In this embodiment, each side drainage groove 261 has two drain holes 268, and the two drain holes 268 are arranged at a distance in the front-rear direction.

  Further, the left and right end portions of the front drainage groove 260 and the pair of left and right side drainage grooves 261 are provided with a cylindrical portion 270 having a fixing hole 269 on the inside. The cylindrical portion 270 located in the side drainage groove 261 is provided integrally with the side wall on the inner side in the left-right direction of the side drainage groove 261. The pair of left and right side plates 23 are fixed to the bottom plate 26 by driving a fixing tool such as a screw into the fixing hole 269 from above the flange 230 in a state where the flange 230 at the lower end is placed on each cylindrical portion 270. At this time, the upper opening of each of the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261 is closed by the flange 230 at the lower end of the pair of left and right side plates 23.

  The recess 262 is located in the front portion of the space between the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261. And the recessed part 262 is located in the center part of the left-right direction of the bottom plate 26 in the said front part. The recess 262 is arranged adjacent to the rear of the front drainage groove 260. The front wall of the concave portion 262 and the rear wall of the front drainage groove 260 are formed of a single wall, and this wall is an inclined wall that is inclined so as to be positioned upward as the rear side. The bottom plate 26 has a through-hole 271 that penetrates the bottom plate 26 in the vertical direction on an inclined wall that is a boundary portion between the front drain groove 260 and the recess 262. In the present embodiment, the bottom plate 26 has two through holes 271, and the two through holes 271 are positioned at a distance in the left-right direction. The bottom plate 26 has a U-shaped surrounding portion 272 that protrudes upward so as to surround each through-hole 271 in plan view. The enclosure portion 272 prevents rainwater that has reached the front drainage groove 260 from flowing into the through hole 271.

  The bottom plate 26 further has a recess 273 on which the lock receiver 9 is placed. The recess 273 is located between the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261 and is located at the center in the left-right direction of the rear end portion of the bottom plate 26. The recess 273 is located at a distance in the front-rear direction between the recess 262.

  The bottom plate 26 has reinforcing ribs 274 on the lower surface thereof. The ribs 274 are provided in a lattice shape. The ribs 274 are entirely disposed in a portion excluding the recess 262 and the recess 273 between the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261 in a bottom view.

  The ribs 274 are provided integrally with the left and right walls 2620 and the rear wall 2621 of the recess 262. Further, the rib 274 is formed with respect to the rear wall 2600 of the front drainage groove 260, the wall 2610 on the inner side in the left-right direction of the pair of left and right side drainage grooves 261, and the rear wall 278 protruding below the rear end portion of the bottom plate 26. Each is provided integrally.

  The rib 274 is provided with a plurality of step portions 2740 so as to surround the periphery of the recess 262. Each step portion 2740 is arranged so that the overall shape thereof is rectangular in a bottom view. The ribs 274 differ in the height position of the lower surface with each step 2740 as a boundary. The rib 274 is such that the height position of the lower surface of the rib 274 is higher on the inner side (on the side closer to the recess 262) than the stepped portions 2740 than on the outer portion of the stepped portion 2740. The height positions of the lower ends of the left and right walls 2620 and the rear wall 2621 of the recess 262 are the same as the height positions of the lower ends of the ribs 274 on the inner side of each step 2740. Each step 2740 located on the front side of the recess 262 is located slightly behind the through hole 271.

  The bottom plate 26 has a plurality of mounting holes 275 penetrating in the vertical direction around the recess 262. Each mounting hole 275 is located on the inner side than each step 2740 of the rib 274. A cylindrical portion 276 is provided on the lower surface of the bottom plate 26 so as to protrude downwardly so as to surround the attachment hole 275 in a bottom view. The height position of the lower end of each cylindrical portion 276 is the same as the height position of the lower end of the portion outside the stepped portion 2740 of the rib 274. The bottom plate 26 has a lower end of each cylindrical portion 276 and a lower end of a portion of the rib 274 outside the stepped portion 2740 against the upper surface of the mounting base 101, and a fixing tool such as a screw is inserted into each mounting hole 275. By this, it is fixed on the mounting base 101. The mounting base 101 is fixed to a portion of the lower surface of the bottom plate 26 that is behind the through-hole 271 and that is inside the left-right direction with respect to the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261.

  The bottom plate 26 has a mounting portion 277 protruding upward at the rear end portion of the upper surface thereof. The attachment portion 277 is disposed at a location adjacent to the inside in the left-right direction of the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261, a location adjacent to the right side of the recess 273, and a location adjacent to the left side of the recess 273. The attachment portion 277 is for attaching the door receiving member 28 to the rear end portion of the bottom plate 26.

  As shown in FIG. 3, the door receiving member 28 includes a base portion 280 disposed behind the bottom plate 26 and a pair of left and right receiving portions that are integral with the base portion 280 and disposed above the rear end portion of the bottom plate 26. Part 281. The pair of left and right receiving portions 281 are positioned between the pair of left and right side drain grooves 261 above the rear end portion of the bottom plate 26. The vertical thickness of the base portion 280 is the same as the vertical thickness of the bottom plate 26, and the left and right length of the base portion 280 is the same as the left and right length of the bottom plate 26. The pair of left and right receiving portions 281 are arranged at a distance in the left-right direction. The pair of left and right receiving portions 281 includes a block portion 282 disposed on the outer side in the left-right direction of the attachment portion 277 adjacent to the recess 273 and a plate portion 283 disposed behind the attachment portion 277 adjacent to the recess 273. The block portion 282 has a groove that opens downward in the longitudinal direction (left-right direction), and the groove is partitioned in the left-right direction by a plurality of ribs. The block portion 282 is provided in the end portion on the outer side in the left-right direction in the groove so that the attachment portion 277 can be inserted.

  The door receiving member 28 has a mounting portion 277 at the left and right end portions of the bottom plate 26 inserted into the groove of the block portion 282, and the plate portion 283 is disposed behind the mounting portion 277 at the center portion in the left-right direction of the bottom plate 26. It installs by fixing 282 and the board part 283 to the attaching part 277 with fixing tools, such as a screw. In the present embodiment, a rising piece 90 formed at the rear end portion of the lock receiver 9 is disposed between each mounting portion 277 at the center portion in the left-right direction of the bottom plate 26 and each plate portion 283 of the receiving portion 281. . Therefore, the lock receiver 9 is also fixed on the recess 273 of the bottom plate 26 by fixing the receiving portion 281 to the attachment portion 277 with a fixing tool.

  The receiving part 281 functions as a door receiver that receives the lower end of the rear plate 25 that forms a door. In a state where the rear plate 25 is received by the pair of left and right receiving portions 281, the lock member 27 is positioned between the pair of left and right receiving portions 281 and is caught by the lock receiving 9. By operating the lock member 27 in this state, the rear plate 25 can be fixed at the closed position where the outlet 21 is closed.

  The postbox 1 of the present embodiment described above draws out the electrical wiring connected to the control circuit in the control box 10 from the through hole 271 before being mounted on the mounting base 101 at the upper end of the pole 100. Then, the mailbox 1 is mounted on the mounting base 101 in a state where the electrical wiring for power supply or the like inserted through the pole 100 is connected to the electrical wiring drawn out from the through hole 271. At this time, in the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment, since the concave portion 262 communicating with the through hole 271 is provided on the lower surface of the bottom plate 26, the electric wiring connected to the concave portion 262 can be accommodated. Thereby, in the mailbox 1 of this embodiment, it can suppress that an electrical wiring is pinched and crushed between installation surfaces (mounting base 101) in the case of attachment.

  Further, in the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment, when rain wind is strong and the lower end of the flap 4 rotates rearward and upward due to wind pressure, the rain water enters the case 2 from the posting port 20. It can be received on the upper surface of the water return piece 71 or the bottom plate 54. Rainwater received on the upper surface of the bottom plate portion 54 falls into the drainage space S1 below through the gap S3 between the hanging piece 540 at the rear end portion of the bottom plate portion 54 and the main body portion 60 of the partition plate 6, It is received by the front drainage groove 260 of the bottom plate 26. Then, the rainwater received by the front drainage grooves 260 flows into the pair of left and right side drainage grooves 261 and is drained from the drain holes 268 of the respective side drainage grooves 261.

  In addition, the mailbox 1 of this embodiment may have the flap receiver 5 shown in FIG. In the flap receiver 5 shown in FIG. 8, the guide piece 58 protrudes rearward from the rear surface of the drooping piece 540. The guide piece 58 has a V-shape that is upside down when viewed from the back, and the upper surface of the guide piece 58 is inclined so as to be highest at the center portion side in the left-right direction and lower toward the outer side in the left-right direction. The guide piece 58 is disposed so that the top surface of the guide piece 58 is located at the center of the hanging piece 540 in the left-right direction. Further, the left and right end portions of the guide piece 58 are located slightly inward in the left-right direction with respect to the pair of left and right water return pieces 71. The partition plate 6 is fixed on the bottom plate 26 in a state where the main body portion 60 contacts the guide piece 58.

  In the mailbox 1 including the flap receiver 5 shown in FIG. 8, rainwater received on the upper surface of the bottom plate portion 54 is guided by the guide piece 58 and dropped to the left and right ends of the front drainage groove 260. It can be drained from the drain hole 268 by flowing into the side drain groove 261. Therefore, in the mailbox 1 of this embodiment, it is possible to suppress rainwater from falling into the through hole 271 through which the electrical wiring is inserted. Moreover, in the mailbox 1 of this embodiment, since rain water fall behind the control box 10 can be suppressed, the control box 10 has only the box part 11 (that is, does not have the plate part 12). it can. Therefore, in the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment, the rear opening of the box portion 11 can be used as a hole for inserting electric wiring, and the formation of the insertion hole 110 in the side portion of the box portion 11 can be omitted. it can.

  In the embodiment described above, the flap receiver 5 includes the draining member 7, but the flap receiver 5 and the draining member 7 may be separate members.

  In summary, the mailbox 1 according to the present embodiment has the following configuration.

  That is, the mailbox 1 according to the present embodiment includes a box-shaped case 2 having a posting port 20 on the front surface. The case 2 is a combination of an upper case including a front plate 24 having a posting port 20, a top plate 22 and a pair of left and right side plates 23, and a lower case including a bottom plate 26. The bottom plate 26 has a recess 262 having a shape in which a part of the lower surface is recessed, and a through hole 271 that penetrates the bottom plate 26 in the vertical direction. The recess 262 is a wiring reservoir that communicates with the through hole 271 and can store the electrical wiring inserted through the through hole 271.

  As described above, in the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment, the case 2 is formed by combining the upper case including the front plate 24, the top plate 22 and the side plate 23 and the lower case including the bottom plate 26. Can be formed by a resin-molded body or aluminum die-cast which is easy to increase the thickness. Therefore, in the mailbox 1 according to the present embodiment, it is possible to form a recess 262 having a shape in which the lower surface of the bottom plate 26 is recessed using the space within the thickness of the bottom plate 26. It is possible to communicate with a through hole 271 penetrating in the direction. As a result, the mailbox 1 according to the present embodiment can store the electrical wiring inserted through the through hole 271 in the recess 262 during installation, and the electrical wiring is sandwiched between the installation surface and the mailbox 1 and crushed. This can be suppressed and has high workability.

  In addition to the above-described configuration, the mailbox 1 according to the present embodiment further includes the following configuration. Note that the following configuration is not necessarily provided.

  That is, in the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment, the bottom plate 26 is a resin molded body having the recess 262.

  As described above, the mailbox 1 according to the present embodiment can be easily structured such as the recess 262 because the bottom plate 26 is a resin molded body, and can include a reinforcing rib 274. In addition, the strength can be secured and the bottom plate 26 can be manufactured at a low cost.

  Further, in the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment, a plurality of step portions 2740 are provided on the grid-like ribs 274 provided around the recesses 262, and the height position of the lower end of the portion inside each step portion 2740 is determined. It is higher than the height position of the lower end of the site outside each step 2740. Therefore, in the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment, in a state where the bottom plate 26 is placed on the mounting base 101, not only between the concave portion 262 and the mounting base 101, but also a portion inside each step portion 2740 of the rib 274. A wiring reservoir is also formed between the mounting base 101 and the mounting base 101. Thereby, in the mailbox 1 according to the present embodiment, a wiring reservoir can be widely provided on the lower surface of the bottom plate 26, and the electric wiring can be further suppressed from being crushed between the installation surface and the mailbox 1.

  In addition, the mailbox 1 of the present embodiment is easy to ensure the depth of the front drainage groove 260 and the side drainage groove 261 by forming the bottom plate 26 with a resin molded body or aluminum die-casting that is easy to obtain a thickness. It is possible to prevent the rainwater from overflowing from the grooves 260 and 261.

  Although the present invention has been described based on the embodiments shown in the accompanying drawings, the present invention is not limited to the above-described embodiments, and appropriate design changes can be made within the intended scope of the present invention. It is.

1 Mailbox 2 Case 20 Posting Port 22 Top Plate 23 Side Plate 24 Front Plate 26 Bottom Plate 262 Concave 271 Through Hole

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  1. It has a box-shaped case with a mailing slot on the front,
    The case is
    A combination of a front case having a posting port, an upper case including a top plate and a pair of left and right side plates, and a lower case including a bottom plate,
    The bottom plate has a recessed portion having a shape in which a part of the lower surface is recessed upward and opened downward, and a through-hole penetrating the bottom plate in the vertical direction,
    The post is characterized in that the recess is a wiring reservoir that communicates with the through hole and can store the electric wiring inserted into the through hole.
  2.   The mailbox according to claim 1, wherein the bottom plate is a resin molded body having the concave portion.
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