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Title: Modular container assembled from fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels

Abstract

An improved, load bearing, modular design container structure assembled from thermoformed FRTP sandwich panels in which is utilized the unique core-skin edge configuration of the present invention in consideration of improved load bearing performance, improved useful load volume, reduced manufacturing costs, structural weight savings, impact and damage tolerance and repair and replace issues.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [2]
  1. Edgewood, NM
  2. Albuquerque, NM
  3. Irvine, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
921494
Patent Number(s):
7311216
Application Number:
10/428,805
Assignee:
Aerobox Composites Structures, LLC (Rio Rancho, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B29 - WORKING OF PLASTICS B29K - INDEXING SCHEME ASSOCIATED WITH SUBCLASSES B29B, B29C OR B29D, RELATING TO MOULDING MATERIALS OR TO MATERIALS FOR {MOULDS, } REINFORCEMENTS, FILLERS OR PREFORMED PARTS, e.g. INSERTS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B65 - CONVEYING B65D - CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Donnelly, Mathew William, Kasoff, William Andrew, Mcculloch, Patrick Carl, and Williams, Frederick Truman. Modular container assembled from fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Donnelly, Mathew William, Kasoff, William Andrew, Mcculloch, Patrick Carl, & Williams, Frederick Truman. Modular container assembled from fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels. United States.
Donnelly, Mathew William, Kasoff, William Andrew, Mcculloch, Patrick Carl, and Williams, Frederick Truman. Tue . "Modular container assembled from fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/921494.
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year = {2007},
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