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Combination Component Standoff and Carrier

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049296D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Weiss, RL [+details]

Abstract

Small electronic components, such as ceramic capacitors, are sometimes difficult to handle and orient so that they can be soldered to a printed circuit board. Ceramic capacitors are required to be directly attached by soldering to the surface of a printed circuit board. By soldering directly, an inductive path is shortened or eliminated, thus making the capacitor operate more effectively. Other components may be surface-soldered for different reasons.