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Fastener for Supporting Circuit Cards from a Rack Mounted Chassis

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055727D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Pavlovec, LM [+details]

Abstract

Under normal operation, an electronic chassis 1, shown in the drawing, contains a specified number of slots to hold circuit cards. However, for debugging purposes an extender card 2 is inserted into the slot and a circuit card 3 is attached exteriorly to the chassis 1 for verifying signals on specific pins. Due to the circuit card's inherent weight, it must be supported. Otherwise, it becomes dislodged from the extender card.