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Spring Connector Removal Machine

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049921D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Schlesier, RM [+details]

Abstract

A bifurcated spring connector is removed from a printed circuit board by board by heating the spring connector with a microflame torch. The solder around the connector tail is melted, and a hook draws the connector out of the plated through hole while a solder sucker under the board removes the solder.