US Patent No. 10,973,125

FLEX BOARD SPACER


Patent No. 10,973,125
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Flex Board Spacer
Inventorship Ricardo O. Brown, West Hartford, CT (US)
Michael Andreozzi, Elk Grove Village, IL (US)
Ben Fisher, Rockford, IL (US)
Loren O. Brandenburg, Stafford Springs, CT (US)
Assignee Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, Charlotte, NC (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,125

1. A spacer for providing support to a flex board comprising:a spacer body including:
a first portion including multiple first surfaces facing a first direction and multiple second surfaces facing a second direction, the second direction being opposite to the first direction;
a second portion including multiple third surfaces facing the first direction and multiple fourth surfaces facing the second direction;
a bridge positioned between the first portion and the second portion having at least one surface facing the first direction and at least one surface facing the second direction, the spacer body being sized and configured such that multiple surfaces contact parts of a first board and a second board of a flex board when assembled to the flex board to provide stiffness to the flex board, wherein the bridge includes four standoffs on the surface facing the second direction; and
a plurality of orifices each for receiving a fastener therein.