|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||248/311.2 ; 206/306 ; 248/314|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 95 인용 특허 : 3|
The puck for a sample tube includes a housing, a spring device and an end cap. The spring device has an annular base portion and angularly spaced spring arms that extend upwardly from the base portion and then bend downwardly toward the base portion. The end cap includes a hub portion around which the spring device is mounted. The cap with the spring device are fixed at one end of the housing and a portion of the spring arms extend into the interior space of the housing. The downwardly directed portion of the spring arm includes a sample tube engaging po...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A puck comprising,a) a generally cylindrical housing having a central axis and a tube receiving opening at one end of the housing to provide access to an interior space of the housing and an end cap at the opposite end of the housing, andb) a spring supported on said end cap and having a plurality of spring arms projecting upwardly from said end cap toward the tube receiving opening, said spring arms being angularly spaced around the interior space of said housing.