US 10,368,463 B1
Equipment brackets, rack-mounted equipment systems, and related methods
Ronald D. Kelley, Apex, NC (US)
Assigned to VCE IP HOLDING COMPANY LLC, Richardson, TX (US)
Filed by VCE Company, LLC, Richardson, TX (US)
Filed on Jul. 25, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/218,480.
Int. Cl. H05K 7/20 (2006.01); H05K 7/14 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 7/20009 (2013.01) [H05K 7/1487 (2013.01); H05K 7/1489 (2013.01); H05K 7/20 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
15. A method for installing an equipment bracket in an equipment cabinet, the method comprising:
mounting at least one front bracket towards a front of an equipment chassis and at least one rear bracket behind the at least one front bracket on the equipment chassis, wherein the at least one front bracket comprises an air flow pocket configured to allow air intake to pass through the air flow pocket before being vented through air vents disposed on the equipment chassis;
fastening at least one rear bracket arm to at least one rear rail of the equipment cabinet;
placing the equipment chassis in the equipment cabinet by aligning at least a first portion of one or more longitudinally extending prongs of the at least one rear bracket arm within a recess formed by the at least one rear bracket mounted to the equipment chassis; and
fastening the at least one front bracket to at least one front rail of the equipment cabinet.