UNIVERSAL POLYBENT BENDING NEST
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Aug-20
The Polybent process, described in US Patent 5,170,326 (Dec. 8, 1992), required a custom machine, known as a Polybend Cell, to fold metal backed flexible primed wiring board around a hous- ing. During the first three generations of Polybent products there was a custom machine created for each product. However, with production require- ments continually changing, the need to create a machine that would fold any Polybent product was pursued.