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Zero Insertion Force, Multi-Knife-Edge Pin Contactor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036244D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Karner, FA Lewis, SP [+details]

Abstract

A set of spring-loaded knife-edge contacts is moved into limited pressure contact with a pin after the pin is inserted into the contactor. A small amount of wiping action takes place between the pin and the knife edge contacts during the contacting procedure.