Patent Number: 6,332,539

Title: Part retainer for holding a part

Abstract: The present invention is a part retainer for housing and retaining various electronic and mechanical parts wherein a retaining unit has an engaging piece that stably stops at both a position at which it protrudes toward the opening of a part housing space and a position at which it withdraws, and which can move between these two positions under a specified or more amount of force, and wherein when protruding toward the opening, the engaging piece prevents the part housed in the housing space from falling out.

Inventors: Maruyama; Yoshio (Kyoto, JP), Wada; Yoshinori (Moriguchi, JP), Kadoriku; Shinji (Takarazuka, JP), Yamazaki; Osamu (Toyonaka, JP), Hikita; Osamu (Hirakata, JP), Nagano; Daisuke (Nara, JP)

Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H05K 13/00 (20060101); B65D 085/86 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018