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WRENCH OPERATED TOP COVER LOCK

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023105D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 209K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

In order to prevent unauthorized access to an electrophoto-~ graphic printing machine, the covers must be frequently locked. The foregoing may be achieved by a wrench operated cover lock. Cover 10 is locked in position by rotating nut 12 which engages pin 14 passing through square bar 16. Rotation of nut 12 causes pin 14 to translate on the camined surface 18 thereof. Translation of pin 14 moves bar 16 in the direction of arrow 20. Translation of bar 16 causes arm 22 substantially normal thereto to move in the direction of arrow 20. Arm 22 has a locking portion thereof adapted to engage the square hole or bracket 24 on cover 10. In this way, movement of arm 22 locks and unlocks cover 10,

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XEROX DISCLOSURE J~OURNAL

WRENCH OPERATED TOP COVER LOCK

Bernard J, Durman

Proposed

U.S. Cl,
mt. Cl,

Classification
355/3

G03g 15/00

In order to prevent unauthorized access to an electrophoto-~
graphic printing machine, the covers must be frequently
locked. The foregoing may be achieved by a wrench operated
cover lock. Cover 10 is locked in position by rotating
nut 12 which engages pin 14 passing through square bar 16.
Rotation of nut 12 causes pin 14 to translate on the
camined surface 18 thereof. Translation of pin 14 moves
bar 16 in the direction of arrow 20. Translation of bar
16 causes arm 22 substantially normal thereto to move in
the direction of arrow 20. Arm 22 has a locking portion
thereof adapted to engage the square hole or bracket 24
on cover 10. In this way, movement of arm 22 locks and
unlocks cover 10,

Volume 1 Number 3 August 1976 57

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58 XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

Volume 1 Number 8 August 1976

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