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Dual Action Pneumatic Component Prepper

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037864D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-30

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Gast, RT [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a mechamism in which a pair of matching dies, each operated by a pneumatic cylinder, are closed on and deform the leads of a manually inserted component. Components with leads so prepped are readily snapped into cards in position to be soldered.