Patent Number: 6,295,210

Title: Chassis grounding ring for a printed wiring board mounting aperture

Abstract: A printed wiring board is adapted to be mounted to a chassis using a fastener. The chassis provides an electrical ground for the printed wiring board. The board includes first and second sides and a mounting aperture extending therethrough for receiving the fastener. A plurality of spaced apart solder pads are disposed on one side of the board and adjacent to the mounting aperture. The pads are adapted to provide an electrical connection to the chassis. At lease one aperture is disposed in each of the plurality of pads. The aperture is plated creating an electrical connection between the sides of the board.

Inventors: Lanzone; Chris Allan (Rockwall, TX), Pierson; Richard A. (Rockwall, TX), Sandage; Andrea T. (Mesquite, TX)

Assignee: Lucent Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: H05K 9/00 (20060101); H05K 1/11 (20060101); H05K 3/32 (20060101); H05K 009/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018