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Card Stiffener

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050960D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Chrinian, AE [+details]

Abstract

The illustrated apparatus supports printed circuit cards during wave soldering operation, preventing warpage of the card and misapplication of the solder. The positioning of the card and supporting/stiffener apparatus during the soldering operation are illustrated schematically in Fig. 1 and details of the stiffener apparatus are shown in Fig. 2.