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Round and Square Hole Rack Rail /Slide End Fastening System with Push-Away Tips and Jack Screw

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016012D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-11
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The invention described here-in solves the problem of attaching a rack mounted server in a rack that has either round or square holes. The further challenge is to do this without the use of nut clips. Presently there are two kinds of nut clips, one for round holes and one for square holes. These nut clips along with the corresponding screws are quite costly and time consuming to assemble. The invention then allows for the installation of a rail or slide into