Accession Number : ADD012505

Title :   Direct Cable Attach Method.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Clark,Barbara L

Report Date : 14 Jul 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A direct cable attachment method for directly connecting a flat ribbon cable to a stack of integrated circuit units by pre-tinning the leads of both the ribbon cable and the wiring board with solder. Positioning the ribbon cable on the wiring board and apply sufficient heat to the combination to achieve a physical and electrical connection. Adding epoxy to the assembly structure provides additional strength.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *SOLDERING, *ELECTRIC CONTACTS, ASSEMBLY, ATTACHMENT, INTEGRATED CIRCUITS, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, ELECTRIC CABLES, STRENGTH(MECHANICS)

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE