Title:
MULTI-FUNCTION TOOL BOX WITH SIDE DOORS
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
This utility model relates to a type of multi-function tool box with side doors, consisting of a base with foot wheels, head plate, left and right side boards, box body formed by a group of drawers, and handle. Drawers in the box slightly draw back at left and right sides. At rear of the box, fixed left and right side boards are provided. In available space formed between fixed external side boards and left/right drawn back drawer side plates, parts container is provided. At left and right side of drawers in front of this available space, left and right side doors that can be opened and function as part of left/right side board and part of front board of the box. On internal walls of these side doors, tool hanging plates with holes are provided. When these side doors move outward, the tool box is open; when they are withdrawn, an enclosed box is formed. Compared with traditional tool box, space availability is apparently high, quantity of tools and spares that can be stored in this box is large, types of such tools and spares are complete, and taking of these tools and spares is convenient, greatly facilitating site maintenance and service, and providing very strong practicality.



Inventors:
Zhang, Feng (Jiangsu, CN)
Application Number:
12/236844
Publication Date:
04/02/2009
Filing Date:
09/24/2008
Assignee:
JIANGSU TONGRUN TOOL & CABINET CO., LTD. (jIANGSU, CN)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A47B96/16
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Primary Examiner:
HAWN, PATRICK D
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Los Angeles-LADAS & PARRY (LOS ANGELES, CA, US)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. A type of multi-function tool box with side doors, consisting of box body (1) and handle (2), said box body (1) comprising base (4) with foot wheels (3), head plate (5), left/right side board (6), and a group of drawers (7); characterized by: a. said drawers (7) provided in middle part of box body (1) and drawn back at left and right side; b. said left/right side board (6) comprising fixed external side boards (8) provided at rear outer side of box body (1) and main plane (10) of left and right side doors (9) functioning as remaining part of left and right side board; a lateral plate connected to hinge is provided on front edge of fixed external side board (8); c. main body of left and right side doors (9) (that can be opened) having “L” shape and comprising main plane (10) that can function as remaining part of said left and right side board on box and auxiliary plane (11) that can function as part of front board where drawer is drawn back at left and right side; on edge of main plane (10), another lateral plate connected to hinge is provided; tools hanging plate (12) with holes is provided at internal side face; and on edge of auxiliary plane (11), buckle (15) is provided; d. in the available space (16) formed between fixed external side board (8) and left/right side plate (13) of drawn back drawer (7), a row of parts storage containers (17) are provided as required; e. retractable position-limiting connecting rod (18) is provided near upper edge of main plane (10) on said left/right side door (9) and on connection between drawer left/right side plate (13) and head plate (5) upper part.

2. The multi-function tool box with side doors of claim 1, characterized by said parts storage container (17) being open backup box or non-open type small backup drawer.

Description:

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

This utility model relates to a type of work piece storage device, in particular a type of multi-function tool box with side doors that has large storage space and allows apparent classified storage and easy withdrawal of various tools and hardware.

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

In the present market, tool containers are mainly drawer box type, in which tools are kept in drawers or on box partition plates in a mixed manner. In this way, stored commonly used tools are not apparently seen, and it takes time and trouble to locate required tools. Further more, space dedicated to hardware is not available, not satisfying easy use for site maintenance.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this utility model is to provide a new type of multi-function tool box with side doors of reasonable structure, capable of classified storage of maintenance tools, and with dedicated container for hardware.

Main body of multi-function tool box with side doors of this utility model consists of box body and handle, said box body comprising base with foot wheels, head plate, left/right side boards, and a group of drawers; characterized by drawers provided in middle part of box body and drawn back at left and right side; left/right side board comprising fixed external side boards provided at rear outer side of box body and main plane of left and right side doors functioning as remaining part of left and right side board; a lateral plate connected to hinge is provided on front edge of fixed external side board; main body of left and right side doors (that can be opened) having “L” shape and comprising main plane that can function as remaining part of said left and right side board on box and auxiliary plane that can function as part of front board where drawer is drawn back at left and right side; on edge of said main plane, another lateral plate allowing hinge connection with said external side board on box body is provided; tools hanging plate with holes is provided at internal side face; and on edge of said auxiliary plane, buckle that can be engaged on front edge of drawer left/right side plate of box body is provided; besides, in the available space formed between fixed external side board and left/right side plate of drawn back drawer, a row of parts storage containers (open backup box or non-open small backup drawers) are provided as required; retractable position-limiting connecting rod is provided near upper edge of main plane on said left/right side door and on connection between internal left/right side plate and head plate, to ensure reliable normal opening and closing of left and right side doors.

In the multi-function tool box with side doors of this utility model based on above design, since tool box main body middle part adopts drawer structure, features of traditional tool box are maintained to allow classified storage of various tools. On both sides of box body, side door that can be opened is provided, on internal surface of which hanging plate for various commonly used tools is provided so that user can see and take/put back required tools at a glance. In the left and right available space at rear of box body, a number of part boxes or small drawers for classified storage of various parts and easy taking are provided as required. For operation, said left and right side doors can rotate about hinges outward for opening, and toward middle drawers for closing. In closed status, these doors are integral to box body. Therefore, since in the overall design, actual requirements on operation are fully considered, not only a group of drawers for classified storage of maintenance tools are provided, facilitating hanging of open type hanging plates for commonly used tools, containers for classified spares required for daily maintenance are also provided. Compared with traditional tool box, the new multi-function tool box with side doors features high space availability, large quantity and complete types of tools and spares stored, greatly facilitating site maintenance, and very strong practicality.

DESCRIPTION OF DRAWING FIGURES

FIG. 1 is a schematic of overall structure of preferred embodiment of this utility model;

FIG. 2 is a schematic of closed status of preferred embodiment of this utility model.

In these figures:

1. Box body

2. Handle

3. Foot wheels

4. Base

5. Head plate

6. Left/right side

7. Drawer

8. Fixed external board side board

9. Left/right side door that can be opened

10. Main plane

11. Auxiliary plane

12. Tool hanging plate

13. Drawer left/right side plate

14. Front edge

15. Buckle

16. Space

17. Parts storage container

18. Position-limiting connecting rod

Preferred Embodiment

The following further describes this utility model in combination with figures and preferred embodiment.

In FIG. 1 and FIG. 2, main body of multi-function tool box with side doors of this utility model consists of box body 1 and handle 2, with box body 1 comprising base 4 with foot wheels 3, head plate 5, left/right side boards 6, and a group of drawers 7; characterized by drawers 7 provided in middle part of box body 1 and drawn back at left and right side; left/right side board 6 comprising fixed external side boards 8 provided at rear outer side of box body 1 and main plane 10 of left and right side doors 9 functioning as remaining part of left and right side board; a lateral plate connected to hinge is provided on front edge of fixed external side board 8; main body of left and right side doors 9 (that can be opened) having “L” shape and comprising main plane 10 that can function as remaining part of said left and right side board on box and auxiliary plane 11 that can function as part of front board where drawer is drawn back at left and right side; on edge of said main plane 10, another lateral plate allowing hinge connection with said external side board 8 on box body 1 is provided; tools hanging plate 12 with holes is provided at internal side face; and on edge of said auxiliary plane 1 1, buckle 15 that can be engaged on front edge 14 of drawer left/right side plate 13 at both sides of drawer 7 of box body 1 is provided; besides, in the available space 16 formed between fixed external side board 8 and left/right side plate 13 of drawn back drawer, a row of parts storage containers 17 (open backup box or non-open small backup drawers) are provided as required; retractable position-limiting connecting rod 18 is provided near upper edge of main plane 10 on said left/right side door 9 and on connection between drawer left/right side plate 13 and head plate 5, to ensure reliable normal opening and closing of left and right side doors 9.