WO1997044605A1 - Multi-level cable management clip - Google Patents

Multi-level cable management clip

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WO1997044605A1
WO1997044605A1 PCT/US1997/006160 US9706160W WO1997044605A1 WO 1997044605 A1 WO1997044605 A1 WO 1997044605A1 US 9706160 W US9706160 W US 9706160W WO 1997044605 A1 WO1997044605 A1 WO 1997044605A1
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cable
management
segment
retention
clip
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PCT/US1997/006160
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French (fr)
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Robert C. Carlson, Jr.
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The Siemon Company
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F16ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
    • F16LPIPES; JOINTS OR FITTINGS FOR PIPES; SUPPORTS FOR PIPES, CABLES OR PROTECTIVE TUBING; MEANS FOR THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
    • F16L3/00Supports for pipes, cables or protective tubing, e.g. hangers, holders, clamps, cleats, clips, brackets
    • F16L3/22Supports for pipes, cables or protective tubing, e.g. hangers, holders, clamps, cleats, clips, brackets specially adapted for supporting a number of parallel pipes at intervals
    • F16L3/23Supports for pipes, cables or protective tubing, e.g. hangers, holders, clamps, cleats, clips, brackets specially adapted for supporting a number of parallel pipes at intervals for a bundle of pipes or a plurality of pipes placed side by side in contact with each other
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04QSELECTING
    • H04Q1/00Details of selecting apparatus or arrangements for establishing connections among stations for the purpose of transferring information via these connections
    • H04Q1/02Constructional details
    • H04Q1/06Cable ducts or mountings specially adapted for exchange installations

Abstract

A multi-level cable management clip (10) having one or more levels for flexible retention of fiber optic cables or the like. The multi-level cable management clip (10) is designed for use with standard slots provided in fiber optic cable enclosures. The multi-level cable management clip (10) has a base mounting segment (16) that fits into a slot and is designed to lock in place upon rotating the multi-level cable management clip 45 degrees. The multi-level cable management clip (10) of this invention provides for a more economical and convenient assembly, provides for more orderly management of fiber optic cables and reduces the time required for accessing and removing cables when updating or repairing such enclosures.

Description

MULTI-LEVEL CABLE MANAGEMENT CLIP

Background of the Invention:

This invention relates generally to the field of fiber optics, especially to devices for interconnecting optical fibers or other similar telecommunication cables. More particularly, this invention relates to an improved multi-level cable management clip for better and more convenient management of such cables in patch panels or other panels that typically include an enclosure, which preferably has a tray slidably received within the enclosure for storing cable and a connector panel (generally mounted on the tray) for conveniently supporting fiber optic connectors associated with such cables. There is a perceived need for a multi-level cable management clip which can be installed into such a patch panel or the like and which can provide two or more independent cable management levels, particularly for buffered optical fiber strands.

This includes the need for a cable management clip having upper and lower sections which allows cables to be inserted directly into the upper or lower section without the need to pass the cable through the other section first. This capability is considered extremely important when accessing particular cables because cable may be accessed directly which prevents disturbance or tangling of the other cables as would be required if the clip design required the passing of a particular cable through adjacent sections first.

There is a perceived need in the industry for an improved cable management clip to facilitate and improve cable management in optical fiber distribution enclosures by strategically orienting an array of such management clips so that slack cables could be routed through the clips to achieve a neat, organized installation while maintaining the minimum bend radius requirements of the particular cable. An additional perceived improvement desired of such a cable management clip is better separation and alignment of the optical fiber cables extending from the different levels of connectors in such enclosures which would facilitate a neater and more organized installation. There is a further perceived need for a multi-level cable management clip that allows easy access to the installation and removal of fiber optic cables and the like. Proper management of cables, spliced cables and the like is important to prevent difficulty of installation and provide easy access for repair and is especially desirable to prevent accidental disconnection of active devices and/or inadvertent movement or disturbance of nearby connections.

Summary of the Invention: The above-discussed and other drawbacks and deficiencies of the prior art are overcome or alleviated by the multi-level cable management clip of the present invention. In accordance with the present invention, an improved multi-level cable management clip is provided which comprises two or more levels for flexible retention of fiber optic cables or the like along with a base mounting segment which is designed so that a 45 ° turn after insertion into a standard slot (made to industry standards) will lock the multi-level cable management clip in place in the enclosure.

The design of this multi-level cable management clip results in a more economical and convenient assembly and provides more orderly management of fiber optic cables as well as a reduction of the time required in accessing and removing cables when updating or repairing such patch panels and the like.

The above-discussed and other features and advantages of the present invention will be appreciated and understood by those of ordinary skill in the art from the following detailed discussion and drawings. Brief Description of the Drawings:

Referring now to the drawings, wherein like elements are numbered alike in the several FIGURES:

FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of a multi-level cable management clip in accordance with the present invention;

FIGURE 2 is a front elevation view of the device of FIGURE 1 ;

FIGURE 3 is a left side elevation view of the device of FIGURE 1;

FIGURE 4 is a right side elevation view of the device of FIGURE 1 ;

FIGURE 5 is a top plan view of the device of FIGURE 1 ; and FIGURE 6 is a bottom plan view of the device of FIGURE 1.

Description of the Preferred Embodiment:

Referring first to FIGURE 1, the multi-level cable management clip of the present invention is shown generally at 10. Multi-level cable management clip 10 is comprised of three main segments including an upper cable retention segment 12, a lower cable retention segment 14 and a base locking segment 16. It should be noted that although FIGURE 1 shows only two cable retention segments 12 and 14, a multiplicity of cable retention segments may be added to satisfy any possible design requirements and still be within the scope of the invention. The following detailed discussion is best understood by referring to all the FIGURES 1-6. Upper cable retention segment 12, lower cable retention segment 14 and base locking segment 16 are preferably molded or manufactured in one piece and is preferably composed of flame-retardant polypropylene. One of ordinary skill in the art will understand that other resilient plastics can be used with success.

Upper cable retention segment 12 and lower cable retention segment 14 preferably have the same inside diameters 18, 20 (see FIGURE 2) and are preferably 1 " diameters. It should be noted that the diameters of the upper and lower cable retention segments 12, 14 or any multiplicity of cable retention segments may be different from each other or equal to each other but of a different diameter from the preferred embodiment shown in the FIGURES. It should be further noted that the interior spaces 22 and 24 of the cable retention segments 12, 14 respectively may be of other shapes such as square, triangular, elliptical, octagonal or any other suitable shape and, of course, still be within the scope of the present invention. The choice of the shape of the cable retention segment space is dependent upon design and application needs.

Upper cable retention segment 12 has a cable guiding entrance element 26 which is angled upwardly, preferably at a nominal 40° angle relative to a flat segment 28 which blends into inside diameter 18 at about the vertical center line of upper cable retention segment 12 and lower cable retention segment 14. The guiding entrance element 26 is preferably nominally .300 inch in length. The preferred wall thickness 32 of both the upper and lower retention segments 12, 14 is preferably nominally .090 inch. In addition, known molding angles are used for ease of parting and ejecting the completed multi-level cable management clip.

As noted before, the multi-level cable management clip 10 is made from a flexible material so that circular retaining member 34 of upper cable retention segment

12 and circular retaining member 36 of lower cable retention segment 14 may be easily moved to the right or left to allow cables to be inserted into interior spaces 22, 24. Upon release, the circular elements 34, 36 return automatically to their original positions to retain the cables just inserted (cables not shown). The right outside diameter surface 42 that begins at the center line of upper cable retention segment 12 continues downwardly and to the left to blend smoothly into the inside diameter 20 at about the vertical center line of lower cable retention segment 14. This right outside diameter surface 42 serves the same purpose as cable guiding entrance element 26. Right outside diameter surface 42 provides easy entrance of cables into the lower cable retention segment 14 just as cable guiding entrance element

26 easily guides cables into upper cable retention segment 12.

As previously discussed, the lower surface of guiding entrance element 26 of upper cable retention segment 12 blends into inside diameter 18 after a flat segment 28, at about the vertical center line of upper cable retention segment 12. Similarly, the upper surface 46 is angled downwardly at about a 40° angle and is smoothly blended into a flat segment 44 which joins the left outside diameter surface 48 of upper cable retention segment 12 at about the vertical center line of upper cable retention segment 12. The left outside diameter surface 48 of upper cable retention segment 12 descends circularly downwardly and toward the right until surface 48 arcuately joins the circular outside diameter 50 of the lower cable retention segment 14 smoothly in a "V" shape and then continues downwardly circularly until the circular outside diameter 50 of the lower cable retention segment 14 blends into the base locking segment 16. It should be noted that all radii are known to industry standards and should result in a device devoid of sharp edges. The outside diameter 50 passes through and to the right of base locking segment 16 and continues circularly to the right and upwardly, blending smoothly into circular retaining member 36 of lower retention segment 14.

The base locking segment 16 is sized to allow the base locking segment 16 to be inserted in a standard industry mounting slot in a patch panel or the like and when the multi-level cable management clip is rotated 45° in either the right or the left direction, the multi-level cable management clip will be locked in place due to friction and/or pressure contact. The base locking segment 16 is comprised of three basic elements, a bottom pad 52, a slot throat 54 and a locking pad 56.

Bottom pad 52 is preferably a nominally .500 inch square which is preferably nominally .058 inch thick which meets the outside diameter 50 smoothly on two of its sides. Slot throat 54 extends downwardly, preferably, nominally about .052 inches, and is nominally .308 inches square. At this point, slot throat 54 blends into and joins locking pad 56. Locking pad 56 extends downwardly from slot throat 54 and together with slot throat 54 extends to bottom surface 58 preferably a nominal distance of .150 inch from bottom surface 60 of bottom pad 52. It should be noted that the bottom pad 52 and slot throat 54 are in axial alignment and their vertical surfaces are parallel with each other. Locking pad 56 is also in axial alignment but its vertical surfaces are at a 45° angle to the vertical surfaces of bottom pad 52 and slot throat 54.

A unique feature of locking pad 56 are the four, flat frictional surfaces 64 that are preferably nominally 0.035 inches wide and 45° relative to the vertical sides of locking pad 56. The frictional surfaces 64 are formed by beveling the corners of the locking pad 56. When the entire multi-cable management clip 10 is rotated to the right or to the left by 45 °, two of the frictional surfaces 64 makes frictional locking contact with the sides of the standard slot in patch panels or the like in the industry. The friction fit between the frictional surfaces 64 and the sides of the slot hold the cable management clip in the slot.

The multi-level cable management clip of the present invention provides a plurality of cable retention segments for managing fiber optic cables. Each segment can be accessed independently thus reducing tangling of cables and inadvertent disconnection or disturbance of connected cables. The base of the multi-level cable management clip snaps into standard slots provided in fiber optic cable enclosures for insertion and removal. Although the multi-level cable management clip has been described for use with fiber optic cable, it is understood that the multi-level cable management clip would be useful for routing various other types of cable such as coaxial, twisted pair, etc. While preferred embodiments have been shown and described, various modifications and substitutions may be made thereto without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention. Accordingly, it is to be understood that the present invention has been described by way of illustrations and not limitation. What is claimed is:

Claims

CLAIM 1. A multi-level cable management clip comprising: a plurality of cable retention segments, each of said cable retention segments including a retaining member for holding a cable within said cable retention segment; and a base segment connected to one of said cable retention segments for mounting said multi-level cable management clip to a slot formed in a cable management area.
CLAIM 2. The multi-level cable management clip of claim 1 wherein the multi-level cable management clip is made of resilient plastic.
CLAIM 3. The multi-level cable management clip of claim 1 wherein each of said cable retention segments comprises a guiding entrance element positioned adjacent to an end of said retaining member for guiding cables into said cable retention segment.
CLAIM 4. The multi-level cable management clip of claim 1 wherein said base segment comprises a locking pad having a square shape and each corner of the locking pad is beveled to define frictional surfaces for contacting sides of the slot formed in the cable management area.
CLAIM 5. A multi-level cable management clip comprising: a plurality of cable retention segments, each of said cable retention segments including a retaining member for holding a cable within said cable retention segment, each of said cable retention segments comprises a guiding entrance element positioned adjacent to an end of said retaining member for guiding cables into said cable retention segment.; and a base segment connected to one of said cable retention segments for mounting said multi-level cable management clip to a slot formed in a cable management area, said base segment comprising a locking pad having a square shape, each corner of the locking pad being beveled to define frictional surfaces for contacting sides of the slot.
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