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Title: Parallel-wire grid assembly with method and apparatus for construction thereof

Abstract

Disclosed is a parallel wire grid and an apparatus and method for making the same. The grid consists of a generally coplanar array of parallel spaced-apart wires secured between metallic frame members by an electrically conductive epoxy. The method consists of continuously winding a wire about a novel winding apparatus comprising a plurality of spaced-apart generally parallel spindles. Each spindle is threaded with a number of predeterminedly spaced-apart grooves which receive and accurately position the wire at predetermined positions along the spindle. Overlying frame members coated with electrically conductive epoxy are then placed on either side of the wire array and are drawn together. After the epoxy hardens, portions of the wire array lying outside the frame members are trimmed away.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Westmont, IL)
  2. (South Holland, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
864918
Patent Number(s):
4437034
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
parallel-wire; grid; assembly; method; apparatus; construction; disclosed; parallel; wire; consists; coplanar; array; spaced-apart; wires; secured; metallic; frame; electrically; conductive; epoxy; continuously; winding; novel; comprising; plurality; spindles; spindle; threaded; predeterminedly; grooves; receive; accurately; position; predetermined; positions; overlying; coated; placed; drawn; hardens; portions; lying; outside; trimmed; predetermined position; method consists; electrically conductive; apparatus comprising; predetermined positions; wire grid; parallel wire; parallel spaced-apart; parallel spaced; grid assembly; wire array; accurately position; /313/140/445/

Citation Formats

Lewandowski, Edward F., and Vrabec, John. Parallel-wire grid assembly with method and apparatus for construction thereof. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Lewandowski, Edward F., & Vrabec, John. Parallel-wire grid assembly with method and apparatus for construction thereof. United States.
Lewandowski, Edward F., and Vrabec, John. Sun . "Parallel-wire grid assembly with method and apparatus for construction thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864918.
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abstractNote = {Disclosed is a parallel wire grid and an apparatus and method for making the same. The grid consists of a generally coplanar array of parallel spaced-apart wires secured between metallic frame members by an electrically conductive epoxy. The method consists of continuously winding a wire about a novel winding apparatus comprising a plurality of spaced-apart generally parallel spindles. Each spindle is threaded with a number of predeterminedly spaced-apart grooves which receive and accurately position the wire at predetermined positions along the spindle. Overlying frame members coated with electrically conductive epoxy are then placed on either side of the wire array and are drawn together. After the epoxy hardens, portions of the wire array lying outside the frame members are trimmed away.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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