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Perforated Heatsink

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035399D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Tempelman, HW [+details]

Abstract

A perforated heatsink as shown in the figure has a plurality of access holes therein. The primary purpose of the access holes is to permit access to test points on the card to which the heatsink is mounted and to reduce the cost of card test points due to an overhang of the heatsink.