US 9,809,996 B2
System and method for assembling a door lock
James D. Ohl, Colorado Springs, CO (US); and Nathanael S. Murphy, Colorado Springs, CO (US)
Assigned to Schlage Lock Company LLC, Indianapolis, IN (US)
Appl. No. 14/6,822
Filed by James D. Ohl, Colorado Springs, CO (US); and Nathanael S. Murphy, Colorado Springs, CO (US)
PCT Filed Mar. 22, 2011, PCT No. PCT/US2011/029338
§ 371(c)(1), (2), (4) Date Sep. 23, 2013,
PCT Pub. No. WO2012/128756, PCT Pub. Date Sep. 27, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2014/0008922 A1, Jan. 9, 2014
Int. Cl. E05B 9/00 (2006.01); E05B 9/08 (2006.01); E05B 63/10 (2006.01); E05B 9/02 (2006.01)
CPC E05B 9/08 (2013.01) [E05B 9/02 (2013.01); E05B 63/10 (2013.01); Y10T 292/62 (2015.04)] 28 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A door lock assembly configured for installation in a cross bore of a door, the lock assembly comprising:
a lock housing including
a disk portion having an outer perimeter, the disk portion configured to be positioned outside the cross bore when attached to the door; and
an inner wall extending from the disk portion and defining an annular space between the inner wall and the outer perimeter and a lock space inside of the inner wall, the inner wall sized to fit within the cross bore and define an annular gap between the inner wall and the cross bore;
a retention clip removably attached to the lock housing and including a retention portion that is engageable with an interference fit with the cross bore to removably retain the lock housing centered within the cross bore without the use of fasteners.