Patent Number: 7,819,441

Title: Magnetic open door retainer for a motor vehicle conveyance component

Abstract: An operatively automatic magnetic open door retainer for motor vehicle conveyance components, as for example semi-trailers. The magnetic open door retainer includes a pair of magnetic source members, each magnetic source member being attached to a respective one of the left and right doors of the motor vehicle conveyance component and a pair of magnetically attractive plates attached to the sidewalls of the motor vehicle conveyance component. When a door is in its fully open state, its respective magnetic source member will magnetically clamp to the respective magnetically attractive plate.

Inventors: Coman; Ronald E (Brighton, MI), Murray; Brendan M (Brighton, MI)

Assignee: Coman; Ronald E

International Classification: E05C 17/56 (20060101); E05C 19/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00