Title:
Multifunctional chest
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A multifunctional chest has a pair of lateral plates, a rear plate disposed between the lateral plates, a cover plate disposed between the lateral plates, a lower drawer disposed between the lateral plates, and a front plate disposed between the lateral plates. Each lateral plate has a longitudinal guide groove to receive the rear plate, an upper rail to receive the cover plate, a lower rail, and a plurality of sockets to receive a plurality of connection rods. The cover plate has a pair of racks to receive the upper drawer.



Inventors:
Chen, Limin (Taichung, TW)
Application Number:
10/377516
Publication Date:
08/26/2004
Filing Date:
02/26/2003
Assignee:
CHEN LIMIN
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A47B47/00; A47B67/04; (IPC1-7): A47B47/00
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Primary Examiner:
CURINGTON, STEPHANIE H
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Limin Chen (TAICHUNG, TW)
Claims:

I claim:



1. A multifunctional chest comprises: a front plate, a pair of lateral plates, a rear plate, an upper drawer, a lower drawer, and a cover plate, a plurality of connection rods disposed between the lateral plates, the rear plate disposed between the lateral plates, the cover plate disposed between the lateral plates, the lower drawer disposed between the lateral plates, the front plate disposed between the lateral plates and above the lower drawer, each of the lateral plates having a longitudinal guide groove to receive the rear plate, an upper rail to receive the cover plate, a lower rail, and a plurality of sockets to receive the connection rods, the cover plate having a pair of racks to receive the upper drawer, the lower drawer having a pair of rollers, and each of the rollers inserted in the corresponding lower rail.

2. The multifunctional chest as claimed in claim 1, wherein the lower drawer has a plurality of through holes.

3. The multifunctional chest as claimed in claim 1, wherein each of the lateral plates further has an opening to receive the rear plate.

4. The multifunctional chest as claimed in claim 1, wherein each of the lateral plates further has a plurality of protruded bars to receive a plurality of separation panels.

5. The multifunctional chest as claimed in claim 1, wherein the rear plate has at least a click groove, the front plate further has at least a click recess to match the click groove of the rear plate, and a crossbar is inserted in the click groove of the rear plate and the click recess of the front plate.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

[0001] The present invention relates to a multifunctional chest. More particularly, the present invention relates to a multifunctional chest which is made of a plastics material.

[0002] A conventional chest is often made of wood or metals. It is difficult to carry or detach a wooden chest or a metal chest.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0003] An object of the present invention is to provide a multifunctional chest which is easily detached.

[0004] Another object of the present invention is to provide a multifunctional chest which is easily assembled.

[0005] Accordingly, a multifunctional chest comprises a front plate, a pair of lateral plates, a rear plate, an upper drawer, a lower drawer, and a cover plate. A plurality of connection rods are disposed between the lateral plates. The rear plate is disposed between the lateral plates. The cover plate is disposed between the lateral plates. The lower drawer is disposed between the lateral plates. The front plate is disposed between the lateral plates and above the lower drawer. Each of the lateral plates has a longitudinal guide groove to receive the rear plate, an upper rail to receive the cover plate, a lower rail, and a plurality of sockets to receive the connection rods. The cover plate has a pair of racks to receive the upper drawer. The lower drawer has a pair of rollers. Each of the rollers is inserted in the corresponding lower rail.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0006] FIG. 1 is a perspective exploded view of a multifunctional chest of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0007] FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of a lateral plate of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0008] FIG. 2A is a top plan view of a lateral plate of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0009] FIG. 2B is a sectional view taken along line 2B-2B in FIG. 2;

[0010] FIG. 2C is a side elevational view of a lateral plate of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0011] FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view of a cover plate of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0012] FIG. 3A is a sectional view taken along line 3A-3A in FIG. 3;

[0013] FIG. 3B is a sectional view taken along line 3B-3B in FIG. 3;

[0014] FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of an upper drawer of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0015] FIG. 4A is a sectional view taken along line 4C-4C in FIG. 4;

[0016] FIG. 5 is a side elevational view of a connection rod of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0017] FIG. 6 is a schematic view illustrating an application of a multifunctional chest of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0018] FIG. 7 is a front elevational view of a multifunctional chest of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0019] FIG. 8 is a front elevational view of a lower drawer of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0020] FIG. 9 is a partially enlarged view of a lateral plate of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention; and

[0021] FIG. 9A is a schematic view illustrating an assembly of a rear plate and a lateral plate of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0022] Referring to FIGS. 1 to 9A, a multifunctional chest comprises a front plate 6, a pair of lateral plates 1, a rear plate 3, an upper drawer 5, a lower drawer 7, and a cover plate 4.

[0023] A plurality of connection rods 2 are disposed between the lateral plates 1.

[0024] The rear plate 3 is disposed between the lateral plates 1.

[0025] The cover plate 4 is disposed between the lateral plates 1.

[0026] The lower drawer 7 is disposed between the lateral plates 1.

[0027] The front plate 6 is disposed between the lateral plates 1 and above the lower drawer 7.

[0028] Each of the lateral plates 1 has a longitudinal guide groove 13 to receive the rear plate 3, an upper rail 10 to receive the cover plate 4, a lower rail 12, and a plurality of sockets 15 to receive the connection rods 2.

[0029] The cover plate 4 has a pair of racks 40 to receive the upper drawer 5 and a plurality of inner recesses 41.

[0030] The lower drawer 7 has a pair of rollers 70. Each of the rollers 70 is inserted in the corresponding lower rail 12.

[0031] The lower drawer 7 has a plurality of through holes 71 in order to reduce a weight of the lower drawer 7.

[0032] Each of the lateral plates 1 further has an opening 130 to receive the rear plate 3.

[0033] Each of the lateral plates 1 further has a plurality of protruded bars 14 to receive a plurality of separation panels 8.

[0034] One of the separation panels 8 has a slot 80 to receive a compact disk A.

[0035] The rear plate 3 has at least a click groove 30.

[0036] The front plate 6 further has at least a click recess 60 to match the click groove 30 of the rear plate 3.

[0037] A crossbar 9 is inserted in the click groove 30 of the rear plate 3 and the click recess 60 of the front plate 6.

[0038] A file B is supported by the crossbar 9.

[0039] The upper drawer 5 has an inner chamber 50.

[0040] Each of the the connection rods 2 has a hexagonal cross-section.

[0041] The present invention has the following advantages. The cover plate 4 and the upper drawer 5 can be opened together or separatively. The lower drawer 7 has a plurality of through holes 71 in order to reduce a weight of the lower drawer 7.

[0042] The present invention is not limited to the above embodiment but various modification thereof may be made. Furthermore, various changes in form and detail may be made without departing from the scope of the present invention.