04959199 is referenced by 118 patents and cites 5 patents.

A cassette for dental instruments includes two substantially identical trays with each tray having a hinge to permit removable assembly of the tray to the other tray to form the cassette or enclosure. Each tray has apertures or holes wherethrough liquid cleansing agents can be sprayed into and can be drained out of the tray. Ribs are removably mounted into the trays and are held in spaced substantially parallel positions therein. At least one of the ribs has a clamping device for holding dental instruments in positions substantially transverse to the ribs. An intermediate locking plate is removably mounted into each tray above the ribs to further secure the dental instruments in their clamped positions in the tray. The two trays when assembled together as a cassette are readily washed, autoclaved, stored and transported together, while each tray can contain a separate set of dental instruments.

Title
Autoclavable modular cassette and tray for holding dental instruments
Application Number
7/157879
Publication Number
4959199
Application Date
February 19, 1988
Publication Date
September 25, 1990
Inventor
Charles A Brewer
105 Via Wazier, Newport Beach, 92660
CA, US
Agent
Klein & Szekeres
IPC
B65D 51/16
B65D 45/16
A61L 2/20
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