US Patent No. 10,561,024

FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND CORRESPONDING SECURED CONNECTION METHOD


Patent No. 10,561,024
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Flexible Printed Circuit Board And Corresponding Secured Connection Method
Inventorship Eric Philibert, Saint-Marcellin (FR)
Richard Allirot, Corenc (FR)
Assignee INGENICO GROUP, Paris (FR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,561,024

1. A flexible printed circuit board comprising:first and second faces;
at least one soldering element possessing at least one soldering face, accessible from the first face of the flexible printed circuit board, and at least one heating face, accessible from the second face of the flexible printed circuit board;
a main part comprising said at least one soldering element; and
at least one foldable part, extending from said main part and being configured to pass:
from a non-folded state, in which said at least one foldable part does not cover the at least one heating face of said at least one soldering element; and
to a folded state in which said at least one foldable part covers the at least one heating face of said at least one soldering element and in which said at least one foldable part is in contact with said at least one heating face.