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1. (WO2018060964) FASTENER LOCATING AND RETENTION DESIGN TO ACCOMMODATE PART EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/060964    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/056036
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: F16B 5/12
B62D 27/00
F16B 35/04
Applicants: MAGNA EXTERIORS INC.
Inventors: DOBBS, Daniel
ENGELE, Gregory
Title: FASTENER LOCATING AND RETENTION DESIGN TO ACCOMMODATE PART EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION
Abstract:
A fastener locating and retention structure which includes a dog house attached to a part. The doghouse includes at least three walls and an opening in the fourth wall large enough for allowing a T-stud shaft portion to enter. A top surface it provided for extending inward from the walls. The top surface has an aperture formed there in by two pairs of spring retention legs which oppose each other engage the shaft portion of the T-stud on either side of the shaft thereof.