US 9,814,157 B2
Wire management and wire entry cover bracket
Michele Moran, Merrimack, NH (US); and Joseph D. Farley, Warwick, MA (US)
Assigned to TYCO FIRE & SECURITY GMBH, Neuhausen am Rheinfall (CH)
Filed by SimplexGrinnell LP, Westminster, MA (US)
Filed on Feb. 28, 2013, as Appl. No. 13/780,244.
Prior Publication US 2014/0242835 A1, Aug. 28, 2014
Int. Cl. H05K 7/14 (2006.01); H02G 3/08 (2006.01); H01R 13/639 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 7/1491 (2013.01) [H02G 3/083 (2013.01); H01R 13/6392 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49952 (2015.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A wire management assembly, comprising:
a first bracket adjacent a second bracket, each of the first and second brackets including:
a faceplate portion having a central region;
a flange extending from one side of the central region, the flange comprising an elongate opening; and
a wire support portion extending perpendicularly from the faceplate portion, the wire support portion comprising means for securing a first wire to the first bracket and a second wire to the second bracket,
wherein each of the first and second brackets at least partially covers a respective wire entry opening in an electronic equipment chassis,
wherein the flange of the first bracket overlaps with the flange of the second bracket such that the elongate opening of the flange of the first bracket overlaps with the elongate opening of the flange of the second bracket,
wherein a fastener extends through the overlapping elongate openings to secure each faceplate portion to the electronic equipment chassis, and
wherein the overlapping flanges of the first and second brackets are permitted to slide relative to the fastener in a direction parallel to the faceplate portion to adjust a position of the first bracket and the second bracket with respect to one another to substantially cover each respective wire entry opening.