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Open Face Rack For Electroplating Nickel

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053426D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Powelwit, HP Waian, M [+details]

Abstract

To operate the open face rack, gate screw 8, as shown in Fig. 1, is loosened and lower gate 7 is swung up to expose two grooves, one in each rail 3. The various pusher blocks 2 should be in the retracted (outward) position, permitting their respective contacts 4 to spring up away from the surface region of substrates 5 which are to be loaded. The substrates 5 are then slid up into the V-grooves, the lower gate 7 is returned to its home position, and the gate screw 8 tightened. Pusher blocks 2 are now pushed inward riding over their respective contacts 4, deflecting and holding them down against the substrate braze band.