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Insertion/Extraction Tool for 'Popout' Contactors

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069128D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Byrnes, HP Poluzzi, HB McKnight, SR [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a tool for manually inserting or extracting commercial 'popout' contactors with respect to their mother boards. In particular, the tool permits this to be accomplished within the confines of a semiconductor wafer prober while fully protecting the fragile contacts from handling damage.