|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||016/320; 016/DIG.14; 220/230; 220/004.21; 220/004.22; 220/810; 220/845; 206/818; 206/823|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 67|
A magnetic or virtual hinge defining a virtual hinge axis includes first and second plates of non-magnetic material, and first and second magnets disposed in the respective plates adjacent the hinge axis for movement therewith. The first and second members are movable about the hinge axis between closed and open orientations.
I claim: 1. A magnetic hinge defining a hinge axis, comprising: a. a first hinge plate of non-magnetic material; b. at least one first magnet disposed in said first plate adjacent the hinge axis for movement therewith; c. a second hinge plate of non-magnetic material; and d. at least one second magnet disposed in said second plate adjacent the hinge axis for movement therewith; said first and second plates being movable about the hinge axis between: i. a closed orientation wherein said first and second plates are generally parallel and at least partiall...