US Patent No. 10,219,413


Patent No. 10,219,413
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Air Blocking Panel Assemblies For Component Racks
Inventorship Jon Brian Ehlen, Newark, CA (US)
Assignee Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,413

1. An air blocking panel assembly mountable to a component rack, the air blocking panel assembly comprising:a frame portion configured to block air from passing through a slot within the component rack when the slot is empty;
a plurality of first engagement features arranged on opposing end regions of the frame portion, wherein the first engagement features are positioned to releasably mate with corresponding second engagement features of the component rack; and
a plurality of selectively removable tooling features arranged across a front side of the frame portion, wherein the selectively removable tooling features comprise selectively removable portions of the frame portion that, when removed, leave remaining knockout holes that are configured to receive retention members from an external accessory.