Rigid lightweight carrying case 

Patent No. 6,446,809

Issued: September 10, 2002
Filed: February 2, 2001

Inventor: Timothy R. Flynn (Elkhorn, WI)

Assignee: 
GWW, Inc.
 
540 E. Centralia
Elkhorn, WI 53121, USA
Toll Free: 800.874.2907
info@gwwcases.com


A rigid lightweight carrying case includes first and second frame members hingedly attached to one another, each comprising a band of rigid material substantially defining the outline of the carrying case, and at least partially circumscribing the object to be carried in the case, a layer of rigid foam material affixed within each frame member located towards the exterior of the case a layer of soft foam material affixed within each frame member adjacent the rigid foam material and located towards the interior of the case, the soft foam providing support for an object to be carried in the case, an inner fabric layer of plush material on the interior of the case covering substantially the soft foam material, an outer fabric layer affixed to the exterior of the case covering substantially the rigid frame members and rigid foam material, and a carrying handle.


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