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Title: Load regulating expansion fixture

Abstract

A free standing self contained device for bonding ultra thin metallic films, such as 0.001 inch beryllium foils. The device will regulate to a predetermined load for solid state bonding when heated to a bonding temperature. The device includes a load regulating feature, whereby the expansion stresses generated for bonding are regulated and self adjusting. The load regulator comprises a pair of friction isolators with a plurality of annealed copper members located therebetween. The device, with the load regulator, will adjust to and maintain a stress level needed to successfully and economically complete a leak tight bond without damaging thin foils or other delicate components.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (San Jose, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
872037
Patent Number(s):
5848746
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
load; regulating; expansion; fixture; free; standing; contained; device; bonding; ultra; metallic; films; 001; inch; beryllium; foils; regulate; predetermined; solid; heated; temperature; feature; whereby; stresses; generated; regulated; adjusting; regulator; comprises; pair; friction; isolators; plurality; annealed; copper; located; therebetween; adjust; maintain; stress; level; successfully; economically; complete; leak; tight; bond; damaging; delicate; components; free standing; stresses generated; bonding temperature; annealed copper; leak tight; located therebetween; stress level; metallic film; expansion stresses; /228/

Citation Formats

Wagner, Lawrence M., and Strum, Michael J. Load regulating expansion fixture. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Wagner, Lawrence M., & Strum, Michael J. Load regulating expansion fixture. United States.
Wagner, Lawrence M., and Strum, Michael J. Thu . "Load regulating expansion fixture". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872037.
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title = {Load regulating expansion fixture},
author = {Wagner, Lawrence M. and Strum, Michael J.},
abstractNote = {A free standing self contained device for bonding ultra thin metallic films, such as 0.001 inch beryllium foils. The device will regulate to a predetermined load for solid state bonding when heated to a bonding temperature. The device includes a load regulating feature, whereby the expansion stresses generated for bonding are regulated and self adjusting. The load regulator comprises a pair of friction isolators with a plurality of annealed copper members located therebetween. The device, with the load regulator, will adjust to and maintain a stress level needed to successfully and economically complete a leak tight bond without damaging thin foils or other delicate components.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
}

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