Accession Number : ADD013609

Title :   Portable, Electronically Controlled, Integrated, P.C.B. (Printed Circuit Board) Rework Station.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 10 Feb 86, patented 24 Nov 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Opfer, Gerald D

Report Date : 24 Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : A portable work center is a self-contained, electronic, electro-mechanical, bench top work unit used in the servicing of electronic circuits and specifically printed circuit boards. Solder iron temperature adjust control functions, a continuously variable vacuum or pressure control function, a mechanical rotary drive power control function, low voltage hand tool power supply function, and alternate foot switch control unit, a digital display input for control and function selection, digital displays of status, solid state control logic circuit for operation, and auxiliary control power outlets are integrally contained in the unit to provide for in situ servicing of printed circuit boards.

Descriptors :   *CIRCUITS, *DISPLAY SYSTEMS, *PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, *PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS, *SOLDERING, *PATENTS, AUXILIARY, CONTROL, DIGITAL SYSTEMS, ELECTRONICS, INPUT, IRON, POWER, PRESSURE, TEMPERATURE

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE