September, 2005 - CPI Awarded Patent for Ramped Latch Closure System on Standard Swing Gate Wall Rack | Chatsworth Products
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CPI Awarded Patent For Ramped Latch Closure System
On Standard Swing Gate Wall Rack


WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - September, 2005 - Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI), a leading manufacturer of systems designed to organize, store and secure IT infrastructure equipment was recently awarded a patent on the Ramped Latch Closure System for the Standard Swing Gate Wall Rack.

The Standard Swing Gate Wall Rack provides easy access to the rear of equipment, making it the ideal choice for supporting patch panels and switches. Supporting single-sided and double-sided shelves, the swinging gate door opens to the right or left depending on installation preference.  The newly patented Ramped Latch Closure System is a key component of the Standard Swing Gate Wall Rack. Present in all four front corners of the rack, the Ramped Latch Closure System is diagonally symmetrical and functions to secure the swing gate door in a closed position. When closing the swing gate door, pins that extend from the actual door strike the ramp located on the stationary portion of the top and bottom of the rack. Once the pins strike the ramp they spring up and then snap down, securing the door shut. To open the swing gate door, both latch pins on the opening side must be disengaged. There is one located on the top and one on the bottom. This new system benefits the user by requiring little to no effort when closing the swing gate door, as the Ramped Latch Closure System is simple and self sufficient.

About Chatsworth Products 
At Chatsworth Products (CPI), it is our mission to address today’s critical IT infrastructure needs with products and services that protect your ever-growing investment in information and communication technology. We act as your business partner and are uniquely prepared to respond to your specific requirements with global availability and rapid product customization that will give you a competitive advantage. At CPI, our passion works for you. With over two decades of engineering innovative IT physical layer solutions for the Fortune 500 and multinational corporations, CPI can respond to your business requirements with unequaled application expertise, customer service and technical support, as well as a global network of industry-leading distributors. Headquartered in the United States, CPI operates from multiple sites worldwide, including offices in Mexico, Canada, China, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. CPI’s manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, Asia and Europe.

CPI is listed with the General Services Administration (GSA) under Federal Supply Schedule IT 70. Products are also available through GSA Advantage and through Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), including GSA Connections and NITAAC-ECS III (

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