US Patent No. 10,194,555

SERVER SLIDING RAIL QUICK RELEASE MOUNTING STRUCTURE


Patent No. 10,194,555
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Server Sliding Rail Quick Release Mounting Structure
Inventorship Yung-Liang Chen, Taipei Shien (TW)
Assignee GSLIDE CORPORATION, New Taipei (TW)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,555

1. A server sliding rail quick release mounting structure, comprising two server sliding rail assemblies each consisting of an inner sliding rail, an intermediate sliding rail and an outer sliding rail, a connecting frame affixed to said intermediate sliding rail of each said server sliding rail assembly, at least one engagement plate and a horizontal insertion groove arranged on said outer sliding rail of each said server sliding rail assembly, a support bar set, a first quick release detachably connecting one end of said support bar set to said engagement plate and said horizontal insertion groove at said outer sliding rail of the other said server sliding rail assembly, and a second quick release detachably connecting an opposite end of said support bar set to said connecting frame at said intermediate sliding rail of one said server sliding rail assembly, said connecting frame comprising a connecting plate having one end thereof fixedly fastened to one end of the associating said intermediate sliding rail, a lug extended from said connecting plate and having a pivot hole wherein the server sliding rail quick release mounting structure further comprises:a connection plate comprising a first connection plate wall and a second connection plate wall connected at a right angle, said first connection plate wall fixedly connected to one end of said support bar set, said second connection plate wall having a top end thereof pivotally connected to a retaining element and an adjustment member;
said retaining element having a through hole pivotally connected to said second connection plate wall of said connection plate, a protruded engagement portion spaced above the through hole of said retaining element and adapted for engaging said adjustment member, and a finger gripping strip located at a top side thereof; and
said adjustment member comprising a base panel, opposing top and bottom panels respectively and perpendicularly extended from opposing top and bottom sides of said base panel, a middle part of said base panel pivotally connected to said connection plate and said retaining element, a top retaining slot located at a junction between said base panel and said top panel and a bottom retaining slot located on the junction between said base panel and said bottom panel, said top retaining slot and said bottom retaining slot being so arranged that when said adjustment member is rotated through 180°, said engagement portion of said retaining element is selectively engaged into said top retaining slot or said bottom retaining slot, said top panel and said bottom panel of said adjustment member further being pivotally connected to said first quick release.