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Sliding Drawer Support Arrangement

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000060342D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Bryant-Jeffries, KC Mayes, RA [+details]

Abstract

A rack structure for slidably supporting drawer assemblies has a pair of parallel slides 1 and 2. The slide 1 has a locating pin 3 on its upper surface near the front end and an upwardly facing support tab 4 on its inner surface towards the rear end. The slide 2 has a similar support tab 5 on its inner surface near the front end and a locating pin 6 on its upper surface towards the rear end. A drawer assembly 7, intended to contain a heavy item such as a magnetic disk file structure, includes a flat base 8 with stepped sides 9 and 10 complementary to the slides 1 and 2. The side 9 has in its upper surface near the front end, a location hole 11 to fit the pins 3, and a slotted portion 12 in its side surface towards the rear end to fit the tab 4.