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Automatic Soldering Machine for Fine-Wire Connections

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061270D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Aoki, Y Hashimoto, Y Kakuta, H [+details]

Abstract

The present structure provides an automatic soldering machine designed for fine-wire connections, wherein a heater assembly is supported by a spring and a soldering tip is in contact with a wire to be joined on a slant during the soldering process. Fig. 1 shows an essential part of the automatic soldering machine. The heater assembly is supported by a spring and is moved up and down by an air cylinder when a piston of the air cylinder ascends and descends so that most weight of the heater assembly is supported by the spring. According to the present structure, controlled pressure is applied to the fine wire by the soldering tip during the soldering process to avoid cutting the wire. A thermocouple is embedded in the soldering tip in order to control the temperature of the tip precisely. Fig.