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Card Retention and Extraction Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000092307D
Original Publication Date: 1968-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Clavez, EW: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This printed circuit card retention and extraction device is provided with extraction levers on each end. The device functions to support the circuit card in the board frame and to facilitate its removal from such frame without placing undue strain on the circuit card. Holder 1 of rectangular shape has slots 2 in side rails 3 into which printed circuit card 4 is inserted. Central brace 5 includes hooked portion 6 that is deflected to insert card 4. Portion 6 return s to its normal position to bond card 4 against the top portion of holder 1. Rails 7 on the outboard edges of holder 1 engage slots 8 in the board frame to properly position such holder. Extraction levers 9, resiliently connected to holder 1 by web 13, are provided with extended portions 10. These contact slots 11 in card guides 12 fastened in the board frame.

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Card Retention and Extraction Device

This printed circuit card retention and extraction device is provided with extraction levers on each end. The device functions to support the circuit card in the board frame and to facilitate its removal from such frame without placing undue strain on the circuit card. Holder 1 of rectangular shape has slots 2 in side rails 3 into which printed circuit card 4 is inserted. Central brace 5 includes hooked portion 6 that is deflected to insert card 4. Portion 6 return s to its normal position to bond card 4 against the top portion of holder 1. Rails 7 on the outboard edges of holder 1 engage slots 8 in the board frame to properly position such holder. Extraction levers 9, resiliently connected to holder 1 by web 13, are provided with extended portions 10. These contact slots 11 in card guides 12 fastened in the board frame. The extended portion of levers 9 coacts with the top of guides 12 to cam holder 1 and its card 4 up out of the board frame when levers 9 are operated.

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