Patent Number: 7,784,738

Title: Electronics rack cover systems

Abstract: A security cover is disclosed for protecting installed avionics instruments and other electronic instruments. The cover includes multiple independent automatic locks that activate when the cover is abutted near the installed instruments. An automatic lock mechanism, adapted to electronic instrument covers, is also disclosed. The activated locks are not directly accessible to users and thieves. A lock release mechanism is disclosed for simultaneously unlocking each lock. A method of manufacturing using extruded aluminum panels is disclosed.

Inventors: Landes; Mark J. (Claremont, CA), Landes; James M. (Bernidji, MN), L'esperance; Victor D. (Claremont, CA)


International Classification: B64C 1/14 (20060101); H05K 5/03 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018