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TOOLLESS SMT SUPPORT PLATE MOUNTING SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009645D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-06

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Marc Leverenz Hector Velasquez

Abstract

The present invention proposes using tubular essary to attach the support plate to the machine magnetic solenoids, in conjunction with actuator base. When the solenoids are de-energized, the pins between the support plates and the machine plate can easily be removed. The process also pro- base. The actuator pins are permanently attached to vides feedback as to whether or not the actuator pins each support plate; thus removal is not necessary. have reached the appropriate depth/location. If the The pins slide into the tubular magnetic solenoids pins are not properly situated, the system will alert when energized thereby, providing the support nec- the operator to make an appropriate change.