Lead Forming and Trimming for Components
Original Publication Date: 1987-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01
A forming and shearing device for the leads on electronic components permits the simultaneous formation of curved stand-off supports with the trimming of the leads to a desired, correct length. With reference to Figs. 1, 2 and 3, the device comprises a sliding form plate 1 and a sliding cutter plate 2 respectively sliding between, and under, a pair of spaced, fixed plates 3 and 4. These two fixed plates are provided with lead apertures 5 and 6 spaced apart in accordance with the desired lead spacing.