Folding data disk holder

  • US 5,713,463 A
  • Filed: 08/15/1996
  • Issued: 02/03/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/15/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A holder for a generally circular electronic data storage disk, comprising:

  • opposed closure members including means for supporting a generally circular data disk on at least one of said closure members;

    a living hinge interconnecting said closure members for moving said closure members between an open position for inserting or removing a data disk with respect to said holder and a closed position for retaining said data disk between said closure members; and

    means for retaining said closure members engaged with each other in the closed position of said holder comprising a generally cylindrical bore formed in one of said closure members and a generally cylindrical boss formed on the other of said closure members and operable to project into said bore in forcible engagement with said one closure member, at least one of said bore and said boss including at least one non-cylindrical surface thereon for forcible engagement with the other of said bore and said boss to retain said closure members in the closed position of said holder.

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