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Card Cartridge and Fastening Arrangement

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000042220D
Original Publication Date: 1984-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-03
Document File: 1 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Greenfield, J: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The drawings illustrate a cartridge and fastening device for retaining computer circuit cards and fastening them physically to the computer housing. The cartridge 1 comprises two sections 1a and 1b which join via respective tenon and joint constructions 2a and 2b (Fig. 2), and retain the card 3 through an opening 3a therein (Fig. 3). The assembly 1-3 attaches to a computer housing (not shown) via another tenon construction (not shown) [*]. Electrical circuits (not shown) on the card connect through an electrical connector (not shown) to electrical circuits (not shown) mounted on boards in the housing. Reference * J. Greenfield and R. Wysong, "Fasteners for Computer Add-ons," IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin 26, 10A, 5173 (March 1984).

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Card Cartridge and Fastening Arrangement

The drawings illustrate a cartridge and fastening device for retaining computer circuit cards and fastening them physically to the computer housing. The cartridge 1 comprises two sections 1a and 1b which join via respective tenon and joint constructions 2a and 2b (Fig. 2), and retain the card 3 through an opening 3a therein (Fig. 3). The assembly 1-3 attaches to a computer housing (not shown) via another tenon construction (not shown) [*]. Electrical circuits (not shown) on the card connect through an electrical connector (not shown) to electrical circuits (not shown) mounted on boards in the housing. Reference * J. Greenfield and R. Wysong, "Fasteners for Computer Add-ons," IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin 26, 10A, 5173 (March 1984).

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