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High Endurance Rotation Stopper Mechanism of Hinge

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014138D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is the high endurance rotation stopper mechanism of hinge by half-punch construction. When using sheet metal construction, popular stopper mechanism is to add the other piece of material. But this makes the production cost higher than one-piece construction. Most popular one-piece stopper mechanism is bending the sheet metal, but this causes the wider space requirement.