ApplicationNo. 07/202987 filed on 06/07/1988
US Classes:29/845, With shaping or forcing terminal into base aperture29/513, By bending over projecting prongs29/747, Terminal or connector72/325By composite tool (e.g., piercing)
ExaminersPrimary: Goldberg, Howard N.
Assistant: Arbes, Carl J.
International ClassH01R 43/20 (20060101)
AbstractA gripping tool assembly for grip securing an eyelet to a printed circuit board. The gripping tool assembly comprises a flat blade in a blade holder. The blade has a rounded distalmost tip with tapered side edges which extend into semi-circular "curling" portions which segments any barrel of an eyelet pressed thereagainst into curled strips. A conically shaped opening in the holder shapes the non-curled portions of the blade inot biased flanges for gripping any wire inserted into the barrel of the eyelet.