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Self-centering Locator for Sheet Metal Parts

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061411D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Wheeler, SE [+details]

Abstract

A method of providing integral locators in sheet metal parts allows automatic self-centering during assembly. The method is particularly suited to parts assembled with automation.