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1. (WO2018009619) CLASPING MECHANISM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/009619    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/040842
Publication Date: Fri Jan 12 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jul 07 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60P 7/08
B60P 7/00
B60P 7/06
B60P 7/10
B60P 7/13
Applicants: WALMART APOLLO, LLC
Inventors: ABOHAMMDAN, Tawfeek J.
HODGES, Timothy R.
POE SMITH, Erica N.
Title: CLASPING MECHANISM
Abstract:
In some embodiments, apparatuses and methods are provided herein useful to individually secure carts, racks, and the like within delivery vehicles using a universal clasping mechanism. The clasping mechanism is configured to clamp shut on a portion of the carts to thereby restrain the carts during transportation. In some embodiments, locking the clasping mechanism can be achieved by pushing a portion of the mechanism to thereby pivot arms of the mechanism to clamp on a portion of the cart.