US Patent No. 10,143,104

ADAPTIVE MOUNTING RAIL AND MOUNTING ASSEMBLIES FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES


Patent No. 10,143,104
Issue Date November 27, 2018
Title Adaptive Mounting Rail And Mounting Assemblies For Electronic Devices
Inventorship James H. Baker, Johnson City, TN (US)
Shawn McNabb, Unicoi, TN (US)
Assignee SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC., Alpharetta, GA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,143,104

1. An adaptive mounting rail for an electronic device comprising:a base element comprising a first side and a second side;
a plurality of rails disposed on the first side of the base element for mounting an electronic device; and
a first adaptive mounting element disposed on the second side of the base element allowing to removably mount the adaptive mounting rail to a support mounting rail,
wherein the first adaptive mounting element comprises a top mounting hanger allowing the adaptive mounting rail to rest on a top rail of the support mounting rail, and
wherein the plurality of rails comprises bottom rails comprising threaded surfaces, the bottom rails being arranged so that the threaded surfaces face each other and form a gap for receiving bolts or screws used to fasten an electronic device.