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SPRING CLIP FOR PWB CONNECTOR

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024612D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A concept is disclosed which provides means for holding connectors to printed wiring boards (PWB). Some PWB connectors rely on contact spring tension to hold the connector onto the mating PWB contacts. If an insufficient number of contacts is used, the connectors will work their way loose.