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Title: Push plate, mounting assembly, circuit board, and method of assembling thereof for ball grid array packages

Abstract

A push plate that includes springs in the form of cantilever flexures and an inspection window is disclosed. The push plate provides a known, uniform, down force and minimal torque to a package to be tested. The cantilevers have a known, calculable down force producing stiffness. The window provides for viewing of the package during testing.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1357479
Patent Number(s):
9,653,230
Application Number:
13/767,578
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation SNL-A
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Feb 14
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Vaughn, Mark R., and Montague, Stephen. Push plate, mounting assembly, circuit board, and method of assembling thereof for ball grid array packages. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Vaughn, Mark R., & Montague, Stephen. Push plate, mounting assembly, circuit board, and method of assembling thereof for ball grid array packages. United States.
Vaughn, Mark R., and Montague, Stephen. Tue . "Push plate, mounting assembly, circuit board, and method of assembling thereof for ball grid array packages". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1357479.
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abstractNote = {A push plate that includes springs in the form of cantilever flexures and an inspection window is disclosed. The push plate provides a known, uniform, down force and minimal torque to a package to be tested. The cantilevers have a known, calculable down force producing stiffness. The window provides for viewing of the package during testing.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 16 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Tue May 16 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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