Drawer slide assembly

  • US 5,316,389 A
  • Filed: 08/24/1992
  • Issued: 05/31/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/24/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A drawer slide assembly comprising:

  • an elongated outer rail;

    an elongated intermediate rail having an outer end;

    an elongated inner rail having inner and outer ends;

    a rail extension stop lever means between said inner rail and said intermediate rail for stopping extension of said inner rail relative to said intermediate rail;

    said stop lever means comprising a polymeric lever element having one end attached to said inner rail, and a second trigger end extending along said inner rail spaced therefrom and resiliently shiftable toward said inner rail;

    transversely oriented stop surfaces on said element; and

    a center stop on said intermediate rail outer end, said center stop having cooperative stop surfaces complementary to said stop lever element stop surfaces, for making a binding stop therewith upon extension of said slide assembly.

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