US Patent No. 10,219,403

STRUCTURAL ELECTRICAL GROUNDING FOR DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND RELATED METHODS


Patent No. 10,219,403
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Structural Electrical Grounding For Data Management Systems And Related Methods
Inventorship Michael J. Easton, Salisbury (GB)
James Goddard, Portsmouth (GB)
Anthony J. Foot, Romsey (GB)
Assignee Seagate Technology LLC, Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,403

1. A system comprising:a sub-chassis comprising an electrically-conductive sub-chassis frame;
a drawer frame being electrically conductive and mechanically coupled to the sub-chassis;
a first power supply fixedly coupled relative to the sub-chassis and comprising a first terminal and a second terminal, the first power supply configured to drive a current via the first and second terminals to provide electrical power to an active device disposed in the drawer frame; and
a first power cable being electrically coupled to the first terminal of the first power supply via the sub-chassis frame and being electrically coupled to the active device via the drawer frame.