05913422 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 51 patents.

A sterilization tray container system includes an apertured rack in which surgical tools are located. A resiliently deformable retention mat having a plurality of apertures formed in a predetermined array pattern underlying, at least in part, the array pattern in the tray, is provided below the rack. The apertures in the resiliently deformable retention mat extend entirely therethrough, and are sized and configured so as to releasably grip the surgical tools intended to be placed therein. The resiliently deformable retention mat is positioned below the rack, and is attached to the rack by a mechanical support, or fixedly held in position between the rack and the container bottom.

Title
Surgical tool sterilization and storage container system
Application Number
8/929238
Publication Number
5913422
Application Date
September 4, 1997
Publication Date
June 22, 1999
Inventor
Timothy E Wood
Weare
NH, US
Dwayne R Cote
Derry
NH, US
Agent
Hayes Soloway Hennessey Grossman & Hage P C
Assignee
Poly Vac
NH, US
IPC
B65D 83/10
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