Browse Prior Art Database

Spacer for Assembling Bridge Rectifier to Power Supply Circuit Card Disclosure Number: IPCOM000065626D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue


Related People

Joy, EF Nealy, JC Weber, M Wheeler, WR [+details]


This article describes the use of a spacer positioned between a bridge rectifier and a power supply card. By using the spacer, uniform spacing of the rectifier is attained, the length of the tab protrusion is controlled, the tab trimming operation is eliminated, and better cooling of the rectifier is provided.