US Patent No. 11,032,903

SUPPORT FOR SHAPING A FLEXIBLE PORTION OF A FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD


Patent No. 11,032,903
Issue Date June 08, 2021
Title Support For Shaping A Flexible Portion Of A Flexible Printed Circuit Board
Inventorship Yann Le Henanff, Rueil Malmaison (FR)
Assignee Sagemcom Broadband SAS, Rueil Malmaison (FR)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,032,903

1. A former for shaping a flexible portion of a flexible printed circuit, the former being for positioning between the flexible portion and an outside corner of a mount when the flexible printed circuit is fastened on the mount and the flexible portion extends around the outside corner of the mount, the former comprising a body comprising at least one first bearing surface and at least one second bearing surface, the first bearing surface having the shape of an angular portion of a cylinder, the second bearing surface being arranged to come to bear against a complementary surface of the outside surface of the mount, the former being arranged to ensure that the flexible portion of the flexible printed circuit comes to bear against the first bearing surface when the former is mounted against the mount and the flexible printed circuit is fastened on the mount, the mount being a heat sink.