US Patent No. 10,512,180

SECURITY SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONICS CABINET


Patent No. 10,512,180
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Security System For Electronics Cabinet
Inventorship Jer-Haw J. Yeh, Plano, TX (US)
Alfred W. King, Allen, TX (US)
Komen Shliker, Plano, TX (US)
Willis Frank James, Wylie, TX (US)
Charles John Mann, Omaha, NE (US)
Assignee CommScope Technologies LLC, Hickory, NC (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,180

1. An electronics cabinet, comprising:front, rear and side walls, wherein the rear wall includes first and second removable panels, the first and second removable panels being mounted to the rear wall with securing fasteners; and
a security system for preventing removal of the first and second removable panels, comprising:
an assembly that overlies a securing fastener of the first panel and a securing fastener of the second panel; and
a locking device engaging the assembly, the locking device configured to move between locked and unlocked conditions, wherein in the locked condition the locking device prevents removal of the assembly from the first and second rear panels, and in the unlocked condition the locking device permits the removal of the assembly from the first and second rear panels;
wherein the assembly comprises an inner member that engages an engagement feature on the rear wall, an outer member that overlies the inner member and prevents disengagement of the inner member from the engagement feature and a cover that covers and protects the locking device, wherein in the locked condition the locking device engages the inner member.