US Patent No. 10,462,922

LOCKING DEVICE FOR RACKABLE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT


Patent No. 10,462,922
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Locking Device For Rackable Electronic Equipment
Inventorship Jean-Luc Moreau, Chateaudun (FR)
Assignee Connecteurs Electriques Deutsch, Evreux (FR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,922

1. A locking device for a rackable piece of electronic equipment, comprising:a first beam extending in a first longitudinal direction and having a U-shaped first mounting member disposed at a first end of the first beam and a first hook disposed adjacent the first end of the first beam; and
a second beam hinged to the first beam, the first beam and the second beam removably engaging at least one lock of the rackable piece of electronic equipment and locking the rackable piece of electronic equipment to a backplane of a rack, the first mounting member and the first hook each removably engage a separate lock of the rackable piece of electronic equipment; and
a spring extending in the first longitudinal direction having a first end fixed to the first beam and an opposite second end attached to a first end of the second beam, and a second end of the second beam is movable in translation relative to the first beam.