US Patent No. 9,619,975

TERMINAL CASING EQUIPPED WITH A REMOVABLE HATCH HAVING A CURVILINEAR PROFILE


Patent No. 9,619,975
Issue Date April 11, 2017
Title Terminal Casing Equipped With A Removable Hatch Having A Curvilinear Profile
Inventorship Eric Bonnet, Malissard (FR)
Olivier Yernaux, Romans-sur-Isere (FR)
Assignee INGENICO GROUP, Paris (FR)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,619,975

1. A terminal casing comprising:
at least one upper cover and one lower cover in which there is made a housing configured to be closed by a removable hatch
having a curvilinear profile, wherein:

the hatch, or the lower cover, comprises a plurality of grooves distributed longitudinally on at least two parallel faces
along said curvilinear profile,

the lower cover, or the hatch respectively, comprises a plurality of tabs distributed longitudinally on at least two parallel
faces along said curvilinear profile, each tab of the plurality of tabs being designed to cooperate with an associated groove
of the plurality of grooves,

the hatch has a direction of insertion and a direction of withdrawal opposite to the direction of insertion,
plurality of grooves of each face are each tilted relative to the curvilinear profile by an angle of tilt that increases in
the direction of withdrawal of the hatch and decreases in the direction of insertion of the hatch, and

the plurality of tabs of each face are each tilted relative to the curvilinear profile by an angle of tilt that increases
in the direction of withdrawal of the hatch and decreases in the direction of insertion of the hatch.