US 10,561,039 B2
Frame for printed circuit board support in high vibration
John Michael Hannig, Fort Collins, CO (US)
Assigned to Woodward, Inc., Fort Collins, CO (US)
Filed by John Michael Hannig, Fort Collins, CO (US)
Filed on Aug. 22, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/243,690.
Prior Publication US 2018/0054912 A1, Feb. 22, 2018
Int. Cl. H05K 7/18 (2006.01); H05K 7/14 (2006.01); H05K 7/20 (2006.01); H05K 1/14 (2006.01); H05K 1/02 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 7/18 (2013.01) [H05K 1/144 (2013.01); H05K 7/142 (2013.01); H05K 7/1417 (2013.01); H05K 7/1422 (2013.01); H05K 7/20009 (2013.01); H05K 1/0271 (2013.01); H05K 2201/0133 (2013.01); H05K 2201/042 (2013.01); H05K 2201/10409 (2013.01); H05K 2201/2018 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A frame for dampening vibrations in a printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, the frame comprising:
a substrate having a first surface and a second surface; and
a plurality of ridges extending from at least one of the first and second surfaces, the plurality of ridges defining one or more recesses and the plurality of ridges configured to mount to a PCB;
wherein at least one of the one or more recesses is configured to accommodate one or more electronic components of the PCB in the PCB assembly,
wherein the plurality of ridges extend from both of the first and second surfaces.