Integrate flexible contacts grounding system for a computer system chassis

  • US 5,777,854 A
  • Filed: 05/30/1997
  • Issued: 07/07/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/19/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A chassis for housing electronic devises, said housing comprising:

  • a base formed from a base material,a cover formed from a cover material,said cover configured to attach to said base, with certain cover regions contacting certain base regions, and wherein said contact between said base and said cover is less than continuous, anda plurality of flexible contacts integrally formed from the material of at least one of said base regions and said cover regions and shaped to contact the other of said base regions and said cover regions, said flexible contacts improving electrical contact between said base regions and said cover regions and reducing the size of any gaps that form between the cover regions and base regions, and said flexible contacts having sufficient flexibility to enable more than one contact to contact said other region.

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