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Surface-Connected Connector

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066860D
Original Publication Date: 1979-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Chrzanowski, B Getten, JR [+details]

Abstract

The end of stem 10 of a universal type connector 20, such as, the connector of U.S. Patent 3,915,537, is modified to provide it with integral horizontal side portions 11, 12 and center tab 13. As such, tab 13 is inserted into the plated through hole H of a printed-circuit board B, and the pretinned portions 11, 12 are surface bonded to the concentric land L of hole H.