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1. (WO2018031336) BRACKET SYSTEM FOR PACKAGING AXLE ASSEMBLIES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/031336    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/045083
Publication Date: Fri Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B65D 85/68
B65D 85/62
Applicants: HENDRICKSON USA, L.L.C.
Inventors: ROBINSON, Joshua A.
Title: BRACKET SYSTEM FOR PACKAGING AXLE ASSEMBLIES
Abstract:
Packaging for axle assemblies (22) having a pair of wheel end assemblies (62). Each wheel end assembly includes studs (66). A base bracket (42) has a main body portion (80) with a receiving surface (100) to support a portion of a first axle assembly. A slot (102) extends from the receiving surface to accept a stud. At least one end portion (82) extends from the main body portion. An intermediate bracket (44) includes a first receiving surface (120) at a first end of the intermediate bracket. The first receiving surface engages a portion of the first axle assembly. A slot (122) extends from the first receiving surface to accept a stud of the first axle assembly. A second receiving surface (140) is located at a second end of the intermediate bracket. The second receiving surface supports a portion of a second axle assembly. A slot (142) extends from the second receiving surface to accept a stud of the second axle assembly.