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1. (WO1999040636) SNAP-IN BATTERY MOUNTING BASE

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/040636    International Application No.:    PCT/US1999/002233
Publication Date: Fri Aug 13 01:59:59 CEST 1999 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 03 00:59:59 CET 1999
IPC: B60K 1/04
B60R 16/04
H01M 2/10
H01M 2/20
Applicants: JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY
Inventors: DALEY, James, T.
Title: SNAP-IN BATTERY MOUNTING BASE
Abstract:
A battery having a housing (11) with a lower rim and a pair of terminals (20, 21) projecting from one face is releasably mounted in a base (30). The base has a floor (32) with side rails (31) and an upright (33) at one end. Spring loaded contacts (34) are mounted in the upright to engage the terminals on the battery housing. The side rails have clips (50) that engage the lower rim when the battery is placed in the base to hold the battery housing against the floor. A hinged releasable latch (55) formed in the base engages the rear of the rim to hold the terminals against the contacts.