Patent Number: 7,787,253

Title: Data center rack mount loading system

Abstract: A framework installation guide assembly is provided that is selectively attachable to mounting rails of an electronic enclosure cabinet. The mounting rails include a plurality of mounting apertures at predetermined intervals. The framework includes a set of guide rails extending into the electronic enclosure cabinet. A first mounting bracket and a second mounting bracket are affixed to a first guide rail and second guide rail, respectively, for selectively coupling the guide rails to the vertical mounting rails using fasteners at a selected one of the mounting apertures. An array of rollers is coupled to the first guide rail and the second guide rail for providing support to a bottom-side surface of the electronic component. The array of rollers further provides a slidable support surface for allowing the electronic component to be moved to a position for securing the electronic component to the mounting rails of the electronic enclosure cabinet.

Inventors: Davey; Andrew L. (Overland Park, KS), Haney; David W. (Richmond, KS), Mateski; Christopher J. (Overland Park, KS)

Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.

International Classification: H05K 7/16 (20060101); A47B 81/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018