Patent Number: 7,707,688

Title: Opening and closing mechanism

Abstract: A sliding member held by a movable case is interposed between the movable case and a stopper plate. During opening and closing operations, the movable case does not wear because the stopper plate and the sliding member slidably contact.

Inventors: Ishikawa; Takayuki (Fukui, JP), Konja; Takehiko (Fukui, JP)

Assignee: Panasonic Corporation

International Classification: E05F 1/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018