Patents by Inventor William P. Loris

William P. Loris has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4878153
    Abstract: An electronic shelf assembly for holding a plurality of electronic modules. The shelf assembly has a first substantially flat, flexible, preformed plastic plate having a plurality of parallel guide channels defined by opposed parallel ribs projecting out of the plane of the first plate. The plate has a predetermined convex contour perpendicular to the guide channels. Small raised extensions in substantially the center of each of the guide channels project out of the plane of the first plate for engaging a recess in at least a first edge of the module, when the module is fully inserted in one of the guide channels. A second substantially flat, flexible, preformed plastic plate has a plurality of parallel guide channels defined by opposed parallel ribs projecting out of the plane of the second plate. The guide channels of the second plate are longitudinally aligned with respective ones of the guide channels of the first plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 1988
    Date of Patent: October 31, 1989
    Assignee: Rockwell International Corporation
    Inventor: William P. Loris
  • Patent number: 4472763
    Abstract: This disclosure depicts a plug-in module card holder for supporting a plurality of circuit cards, each of the cards having a securing level with a notch. The plug-in module card holder comprises at least two card shelf plates and a strengthening strip for each of the card shelf plates. The card shelf plates are oriented in a parallel relationship and each has one or more grooves. A circuit card is retained in one of the grooves in each of the two card shelf plates. Each of the card shelf plates has an outer edge having a tab with first and second offset channels. The strengthening strip has an engaging portion consisting of first and second offset ridges for engaging the first and second channels of the tab of the card shelf plate. The strengthening portion also has a retaining portion for mating with the notch in the lever and thereby securing the circuit card in the circuit card holder with a cam action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 1982
    Date of Patent: September 18, 1984
    Assignee: Rockwell International Corporation
    Inventor: William P. Loris
  • Patent number: D285926
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1983
    Date of Patent: September 30, 1986
    Assignee: Rockwell International Corp.
    Inventors: Henry J. Kies, William P. Loris