05294413 is referenced by 32 patents and cites 20 patents.

A sterilization and storage cassette formed of heat-resistant plastic and having two identical tray halves. In one embodiment, at least one tray half includes a rotatable retaining member for retaining dental instruments within the tray. In a second embodiment, a clamping member is inserted in one tray and at least one and preferably a plurality of instrument supports is inserted into the other tray. When the trays are closed together, the clamping member presses down upon and retains dental instruments placed on the supports. The trays are detachably connected through a hinge mechanism. Each tray has separate, distinct hinge members on one of its sides, and a set of separate, distinct latch members on another of its sides.

Title
Sterilization and storage cassette
Application Number
731422
Publication Number
5294413
Application Date
December 24, 1992
Publication Date
March 15, 1994
Inventor
James M Kudla
Mt. Prospect
IL, US
Roy E Riihimaki
Libertyville
IL, US
Agent
Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow
Assignee
Hu Friedy Mfg Co
IL, US
IPC
A61L 2/06
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