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Coated-poly containers

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AECBC

A container for facilitating bulk storage and transport of goods, which includes a top portion, a base portion, and a sidewall portion which define an interior cavity, and a polyurea layer of sufficient thickness adhering to and coating at least the exterior areas of the top, base and sidewall portions. The top, base, and sidewall portions are preferably composed of polystyrene. The sidewall portion further includes a plurality of panels, wherein each of the plurality of panels includes end portions configured for interlocking engagement with one another to form a rigid joint exhibiting tensile strength.

Inventors: 
Hansen, Dean V.; Gross, Jeffrey A.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Handling and Transportation
FIle Date: 
2007-12-12
Grant Date: 
2011-03-01
Grant time: 
1,175 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
21
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA