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Fletcher W Chapin, David W Dranchak, David E Engle, Richard R Hall, Thomas G Macek: High density connector. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence R Fraley, October 29, 1991: US05061192 (142 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector for interconnecting a pair of circuit members (e.g., circuit module and printed circuit board) which assures highly reliable yet separable connections for these members. The connector includes an electrically insulative (e.g., plastic) frame which defines an internal opening ...


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Fletcher W Chapin, David W Dranchak, David E Engle, Richard R Hall, Thomas G Macek: High density connector. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence R Fraley, November 17, 1992: US05163834 (59 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector for interconnecting a pair of circuit members (e.g., circuit module and printed circuit board) which assures highly reliable yet separable connections for these members. The connector includes an electrically insulative (e.g., plastic) frame which defines an internal opening ...


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Raymond A Busacco, Fletcher W Chapin, David W Dranchak, Jaynal A Molla, George J Saxenmeyer Jr, Robert D Topa: Method of forming a conductive end portion on a flexible circuit member. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence R Fraley, August 24, 1993: US05237743 (52 worldwide citation)

A method of forming conductive end portions on a flexible circuit member having a dielectric layer (e.g., polyimide) with at least one conductive element (e.g., copper) thereon. The method comprises the steps of forming (e.g., punching) an opening through both dielectric and conductive element, prov ...


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Raymond A Busacco, Chi S Chang, Fletcher W Chapin, David W Dranchak, Thomas G Macek, James R Petrozello, George J Saxenmeyer Jr, Rod A Smith: High density connector. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence R Fraley, September 28, 1993: US05248262 (43 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector for interconnecting a pair of circuit members (e.g., a circuit board and module), which, in one embodiment, includes a housing, at least one flexible circuit within the housing and a spring means attached to the flexible circuit at two spaced locations for exerting force agai ...


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John G Baumberger, James R Bentlage, Fletcher W Chapin, Kishor V Desai, Alan D Knight, Thomas G Macek: Electrical connector alignment and actuation assembly. International Business Machines Corporation, Calfee Halter & Griswold, November 9, 1993: US05259781 (15 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly has a plurality of electrical circuit members and interposer frames with resilient contact members pressed together by a centrally located actuation screw. The actuation screw is supported within a threaded hole in an actuation bar on one side of one of the circuit members. Turn ...


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James R Petrozello, Fletcher W Chapin, David W Dranchak, Robert M Murcko, Scott W Knauss, Robert H Katyl, John R Susko: Ballast fixture for fluorescent lighting. JRS Technology, Salzman & Levy, June 1, 1999: US05908235 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention features an integrated, electronic fluorescent ballast fixture which includes an electronic ballast packaged with a set of fluorescent lamp connectors into an integral fixture. The fixture has a circuit board that selectably supports up to four fluorescent lamps. The housing of ...


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Richard A St Pierre, Fletcher W Chapin: Device to control the rate of fluid flow in a pipe. Richard A St Pierre, May 17, 2012: US20120118420-A1

The present invention provides a family of devices insertable into a pipe or pipeline for counteracting the force and controlling the rate of flow of a fluid flowing in the pipe or pipeline. The disclosed devices have an overall shape resembling a spear to improve the fluid dynamic performance and a ...