US Patent No. 10,512,183

CONTROL BOARD ENCLOSURE WITH SLIDING PLATFORM


Patent No. 10,512,183
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Control Board Enclosure With Sliding Platform
Inventorship Brandon Moon, Fort Smith, AR (US)
Assignee Rheem Manufacturing Company, Atlanta, GA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,183

1. A control board enclosure assembly comprising:a cover configured to couple to a housing wall and define a space between the housing wall and an inner surface of the cover, the cover comprising a first end, a second end opposite the first end, a front wall, a first wall, and a second wall, wherein the first wall and the second wall face each other and wherein the front wall, the first wall, and the second wall extend from the first end to the second end;
an insert comprising a mounting panel, the insert configured to slide inside the cover between a first position within the space and a second position at least partially outside of the space; and
a control board coupled to the mounting panel such that the control board is disposed between the mounting panel and the inner surface of the cover when the insert is in the first position and the control board is at least partially outside the space when the insert is in the second position,
wherein the cover further comprises one or more mounting tabs configured to couple with the housing wall, and
wherein the cover further comprises at least one guide track defining a channel and extending from at least one of the first wall or the second wall and into the space, a portion of the insert configured to slide along the at least one guide track.