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Porous Punch for Forming an Intricate Shape

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061946D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Trommer, RH Van Arsdall, ML [+details]

Abstract

A punch for forming an intricate shape in a material is formed of a porous material to allow application of a vacuum through the punch to the material to form its intricate shape.