07000785 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 36 patents.

A tube rack for holding and transporting sample tubes or other liquids in an automated analyzer is built to accommodate tubes of different sizes in a stable aligned configuration, the rack containing a row of parallel open-top tube chambers, each chamber containing two sets of resilient tabs integrally molded with the chamber walls and at different heights in the chamber.

Title
Tube rack accommodating a range of tube diameters
Application Number
10/408758
Publication Number
7000785 (B2)
Application Date
April 3, 2003
Publication Date
February 21, 2006
Inventor
Lawrence J Blecka
Walnut Creek
CA, US
Nasser Jafari
American Canyon
CA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
M Henry Heines
Assignee
Bio Rad Laboratories
CA, US
IPC
A47B 73/00
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