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Retaining Ring Installation Tool Disclosure Number: IPCOM000065923D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

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Henry, M Schaffer, WJ [+details]


This tool mounts a metal retaining ring onto a metal or plastic stud. The two-piece tool first clamps the ring against the circuit board being mounted. After the ring is firmly clamped, a central tool member operates to deflect the ring's retention fingers into and against the mounting stud.