Patent Number: 6,253,016

Title: Wall mounted fiber splice enclosure

Abstract: An optical fiber organizer includes a plurality of optical fiber trays. Each tray has a top side for holding a fiber. Each tray has a hinge portion. The tray carrier has a plurality of sockets. Each socket is capable of receiving the hinge portion of a respective tray. Each tray has a first position on the tray carrier. The trays are stacked parallel to each other when the trays are in the first position. Each socket has an associated first detent, including a first boss below the socket, for maintaining its respective tray in the first position. Each socket has a second-position detent, including a second boss above the socket, for maintaining its respective tray in a second position about 90 degrees from the first position. The top side of one of the trays is exposed when at least one of the trays is in the second position. The hinge portion of the tray has a hole capable of receiving either the first boss or the second boss. The hinge portion of the tray has a pair of ramps adjacent the hole, for guiding either the first or second boss of the tray carrier to the hole. The tray carrier includes: a first stop for preventing the tray from rotating beyond the first position, and a second stop for preventing the tray from rotating beyond the second position.

Inventors: Daoud; Bassel Hage (Parsippany, NJ)

Assignee: Lucent Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: G02B 6/44 (20060101); G02B 006/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018