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Wiping Zero Insertion Force Sockets

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036546D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Swindal, WN [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a socket device which utilizes the rotational effect of an eccentric cam to wipe and then mate two conductive surfaces. The eccentricity of the cam controls the amount of wipe.