Accession Number : ADD012454

Title :   Electronic Module Insertion and Retraction Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Chino,John J ; Swayne,David S ; Gilmour,Richard J

Report Date : 01 Jul 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A mechanism of insertion and aligning electronic modules, especially in dense configurations, is provided with removable ring or sleeve whereby the module assemblies may be automaticaly retracted. The removable ring or sleeve is installed near the threaded end of each mounting shaft. When a shaft is unscrewed from the chassis the ring or sleeve bears against a shoulder formed in the end-portion of the module assembly. The ring or sleeve is easily installed or removed through an opening in the side of the end-portion. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *MODULES(ELECTRONICS), *HEAT TRANSFER, *MOUNTS, *SHAFTS(MACHINE ELEMENTS), INSTALLATION, MODULAR CONSTRUCTION, REMOVAL, ELECTRIC CONTACTS, CONFIGURATIONS, HIGH DENSITY, LIFT, HEAT, ASSEMBLY

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE