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July 17, 1962
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w. PECHY
3,044,327
LEAD-WIRE FORMING APPARATUS
Filed Jan. 27, 1960
5 Shee'ts-Sheet 1
BY
ATTORNEY
July 17, 1962
3,044,327
w. PECHY
LEAD-WIRE FORMING APPARATUS
Filed Jan. 2'7, 1960
3 Sheets-Sheet 2
40
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INVENTOR
W/LZ/HM PECf/Y,
BY
ATTORNEY
July 17, 1962
w. PECHY
3,044,327 ’
LEAD-WIRE FORMING APPARATUS
Filed Jan. 27, 1960
3 Sheets-Sheet 3
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INVENTOR
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ATTORNEY
United States
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3,044,327
Patented July 17, 1962
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of such apparatus‘ at the start of the lead-wire ?attening
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LEAD-WIRE FQRMING APPARATUS
William Pechy, Manasquan, N.J., assignor to Westing
house Electric Corporation, East Pittsburgh, Pa., a cor
poration of Pennsylvania
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Filed Jan. 27, 1960, Ser. No. 4,913
6 Claims. (Cl. 78—60)
The present invention relates to apparatus ‘for manu
operation with the lead wires of such lamp in position
preparatory for such lead-wire ?attening operation.
FIG. 2 is a vertical-sectional view along the line
II-—II of FIG. 1 in the direction of the arrows and in
corporating therein the stations before and after the lead
wire ?attening station.
FIG. 3 is an enlarged fragmentary vertical-sectional
view along the line III-III of FIG. 2 in the direction of
facturing ?uorescent lamps and the like and, more par 10 the arrows.
ticularly, to apparatus for ?attening the terminal por
FIG. 4 is a view similar to FIG. 3 of the lead-wire
tions of lead wires of ?uorescent lamps. '
?attening apparatus showing the positions of the ?xed
In order to eliminate the shock hazards associated
with the inserting of _“rapid-start” and “highly-loaded”
?uorescent lamps into their holders and at the same 15
time reduce the cost of the associated lamp bases, it has
become the practice to provide such lamps with “re
anvil, ?oating anvil and ram at the end of the lead-wire
' ?attening operation.
FIG. 5 is a view similar to FIG. 3, but on a smaller
scale, of the drive means and the ram, with such ?gure
serving as a continuation of the left-hand portion of
cessed-contac ” type bases wherein the usual base pins
FIG. 3.
'
are eliminated and the terminal portions of the lead
FIG. 6 is a perspective view of ?xed guides, the ?oat
wires themselves are utilized as the lamp terminals. Such 20 ing anvil, the ?xed anvil and the ram at the start of the
. terminal portions are ?attened and incorporated into the
lamp base so as to be recessed within the insulated body
portion thereof as shown in my copending application,
Serial No. 784,488, ?led January 2, 1959, and assigned
lead-wire ?attening operation, and having a lamp-elevat
ing plate removed for clarity.
FIG. 7 is an enlarged horizontal-sectional view along
the line VII—-VII of FIG. 4 in the direction of the arrows
to the same assignee as the subject application.
25 and showing the forming grooves provided in the ram
Heretofore, the terminal portions of the lead wires for
and the ?xed anvil for determining. the controlled thick
such “rapid-start” and “highly-loaded” ?uorescent lamps
ness of the ?attened lead wires.
have been ?attened either manually or by semi-automatic
FIG. v8 is a fragmentary perspective view of one end
apparatus, either of which operations is time consuming,
of a ?uorescent lamp, the lead wires of which have been
expensive, ine?’icient and depends upon the judgment
and skill of the individual operator.
It is the general object of the present invention to avoid
and overcome the foregoing and other di?iculties of and
?attened to the predetermined thickness by the apparatus
of the present invention.
FIG. 9 is a fragmentary side-elevational view, partially
in section, of one end of the ?uorescent lamp shown in
objections to prior-art practices by the provision ‘of ap
paratus for simultaneously ?attening the lead wires of
discharge and incandescent lamps and the like to provide
enlarged portions thereof of predetermined thickness.
A speci?c object of the present invention is the pro
vision of automatic apparatus for simultaneously ?atten
FIG. ‘8 with a base a?ixed thereto and the ?attened lead
wires bent over inwardly so as to be recessed within
into a “recessed-contact” type base.
be so described.
an insulated body portion of such base.
Although the principles of the present invention are
broadly applicable to the simultaneous ?attening of a
plurality of lead wires to a predetermined thickness, the
ing the terminal portions of a plurality of the lead wires 40 present invention is particularly adapted ‘for use in the
of “rapid-start” and “highly-loaded” ?uorescent lamps to
simultaneous ?attening of the terminal portions of the
provide terminal portions of predetermined thickness,
lead wires of “rapid-start” and “highly-loaded” ?uores
which terminal portions are adapted for incorporation
cent lamps and hence it has been so illustrated and will
.4).
The aforesaid objects of the present invention, and other 45 With'speci?c reference to the ‘form of the present in
objects which will become apparent as the description
vention illustrated in the vdrawings, and referring par
proceeds, are achieved by providing apparatus for si
ticularly to FIG. 1, a frame of the lead-wire ?attening
multaneously ?attening a ?rst and a second spaced and _
apparatus of the present invention is indicated generally
supported lead wire, said apparatus comprising a ?xed
by the reference numeral '10, which frame 10 is disposed
50
anvil disposed adjacent the ?rst supported lead wire, a
at station “B” (FIG. 2), a lead-wire ?attening station,
?oating anvil disposed in spaced relation from said ?rst
of a lead-wire cutting and ?attening machine (not
supported lead wire and said ?xed anvil and between said
shown).
I
?rst and second supported lead wires and a ram normally
Since the lead-wire’cutting and ?attening apparatus,
spaced from said second lead wire and said ?oating anvil,
per se, forms no part of the present invention, it is deemed
the ram being operable to force said second supported 55 su?icient to say that the conveyor, lamp-supporting means
lead wire against said ?oating anvil and to cause said
mounted on said conveyor for supporting a ?uorescent
?oating anvil to force said ?rst supported lead wire
lamp 12 (FIG. 2) and the means associated with such
against said ?xed anvil, the ram being thereafter opera
conveyor for indexing the lamp-supporting means and
ble to cause the simultaneous ?attening of the ?rst and
the ?uorescent lamp 12 from work station to work sta
second lead wires to a controlled predetermined thick 60 tion, all of which are not shown herein, are similar to
the corresponding members shown in US. Patent No.
For a better understanding of the present invention
2,764,953, issued October 2, 1956, to D. Mullan.
Prior to the lead~wire ?attening operation at station
reference should be had to the accompanying drawings,
“E” lead wires 14 and 16 of the ?uorescent lamp 12 are
wherein like numerals of reference indicate similar parts
65 ?rst cut to a predetermined length at a preceding work
throughout the several views and wherein:
FIG. 1 is a fragmentary plan view of the apparatus of
station, as in the above-mentioned US. Patent No. 2,764,
953, and subsequently such ?uorescent lamp 12 is then
the present invention located at a lead-wire ?attening
indexed to station “A” (FIG. 2), an idle station. There
station of a lead-wire cutting and ?attening machine,
which apparatus is used for ?attening the terminal por 70 after, as shown in FIG. 2, such ?uorescent lamp .12 is
indexed to the left (a distance d) from station “A” into
tions of the lead wires-of a ?uorescent'lamp and showing
ness.
the positions of a ?xed anvil, a ?oating anvil and a ram
station “B,” the lead-wire ?attening station. During such
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indexing movement from station “A” to station “B” (from
right to left, as viewed in FIG. 2, and from top to bot
tom, as viewed in FIG. 1), the lead wires 14 and 16 pass
between stationary converging outer ‘guides {18 and 20
(FIGS. 1 and 6) upstanding from the frame 10 and a
During this forward movement of the positioning ?nger
52 and the ram 54 from the starting position (shown in
FIGS. 1, 3 and 6) to the ?attening position (shown in
FIGS. 4 and 7), such positioning ?nger 52 engages and
positions the lead wires 14 and "16 against the lamp-lift
ing plate 26 thus ?nally positioning such lead rwires 14 and
16 for the ?attening operation. Thereafter, a forming
center wedge-shaped guide 22 projecting inwardly between
the outer guides 18 and 29 from a ?oating anvil 24.
When the lamp 12 has completed its indexing movement
groove 34' on the ram 54 (for ‘controlling the ?nal thick
into station “B,” the lead wires 14 and 16 are prelimi
ness of the ?attened lead ‘wire 14) forces the ?nally posi-'
narily positioned adjacent a lamp-lifting plate 26 (FIGS. 10 tioned lead wire 14 against the left-hand side face of the
1 and 2) which is mounted on a block 23 and overlies
?oating anvil 24 and moves such ?oating anvil 24 to the
a shouldered portion 30 (FIGS. 2 and 6) of the ?oating
right, as viewed in FIGS. 1, 3 and 6, on the guide 38
anvil 24.
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(against the action of the spring 40) so that the ?nally
During the lead-wire ?attening'operation, the lamp
positioned lead wire 16 is similarly forced against the
lifting plate 26 ‘functions as a stationary stop for posi 15 forming groove 34 in the ?xed anvil 36. Further move
tioning me lead wires 14 and 16 along the longitudinal
axis of the lamp ‘12 and in registry with the lead-wire
ment of the ram 54 ?attens the lead wires 114 and 16 to
the desired predetermined thickness as determined by the
?attening apparatus of the present invention. As can be
depth :11 (FIG. 7) of such forming grooves 34' and 34.
This predetermined thickness all is achieved, of course,
noted from FIG. 1, lead wire 14 is disposed adjacent the
left-hand side ‘face of the ?oating anvil 24 and the lamp 20 when contact faces 68 and 68', on the ram '54 and ?xed
lifting plate 26 while the lead wire '16 is disposed in a
anvil 36 respectively engage the left-hand ‘and right-hand
cavity 32 having a widthrdz (FIG. 6). This cavity 32
side faces of the ?oating anvil 24 respectively, as viewed
is de?ned by the right-hand face of the ?oating anvil 24,
in FIGS. 4 and 7. The ?attened lead wires 14 and 16
the lamp-?tting plate 26 and a forming groove 34 pro
'are now positioned (FIG. 4) in substantially equi-spaced
vided in a forming face ofa ?xed anvil 36, which form 25 relation on either side of the longitudinal axis of the
'ing groove34 is utilized to control the ?nal thickness of
?uorescent lamp 12.
the ?attened lead wire 16, as hereinafter related.
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The ram 54 and positioning ?nger 52 are then re
In order to normally position the center guide 22 and
the ?oating anvil 24 the distance d2 (FIG. 6) from the
?xed anvil 36 during the indexing movement of such lamp 30
12 ,(a distance d, FIG. 2) from stat-ion “A” to station
tracted by the drive means to the left from the ?attening
position (shown in FIGS. 4 and 7) to the starting posi
tion (shown in FIGS. 1, 2, 3 and 6), preparatory for
the elevation (with respect to the lamp-supporting means,
“B,” the ?oating anvil 24, which is mounted for hori- '
zontal-reciprocating movement on a dove-tail guide 38
not shown) of the ?uorescent lamp 12 with its now
mentioned ?xed anvil 36 is first mounted on an anvil
the ?uorescent lamp 12 and elevate the latter to the
dotted-line position shown at station “B,” a reciprocating
?attened lead wires 14 and 16>(FIG. 8) by the lamp
(FIG. 6), is biased by a compression spring 44) against
lifting plate 26 from the solid-line position (shown at
a stop pin 46 upstanding ‘from the guide 38. This spring
station “B” in FIG. 2) to the dotted-line position shown
40 is contained in a slot 42 (FIGS. 3 and 4) within such
thereat. This elevating movement of the ?uorescent
?oating anvil 24 between the left-hand end of such slot
lamp 12 is necessary to enable the ?uorescent lamp 12
42 and a pin 44 upstanding from the guide 38.’
to clear the lead-wire ?attening apparatus of the present
So that such ?xed anvil 36 may be adjustably posi
invention preparatory for the indexing of such ?uorescent
tioned ‘with respect to the ?oating anvil 24 and the dis V40 lamp 12 to station “C,” another idle station. In order
tance d2 (FIG. 6) may be varied as desired, the above
to elevate the lamp-lifting plate 26 into engagement with
body 48 (FIG. 1) by a retaining ring 49 which is secured
to the anvil body 48 and is rotatable on an annular em
bossment 49.’ on the ?xed anvil 36; .and the anvil body
48 is then .threadably mounted in the frame 10 (FIGS. 1,
3 and 4). Manual rotation of the anvil body 48 and re
taining ring 49 cause longitudinal movement of the ?xed
anvil 36 in a pocket 51 (FIG. 6) formed by the ?oating
anvil 24 andthe ?xed guide 20, with ‘the anvil body 48
being thereafter retained in the desired adjusted position
byanut 50(FIG. l).
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mechanism (FIG. 2) is provided.
Reciprocating Mechanism
As shown in FIG. 2 the reciprocating mechanism com
prises essentially the lamp-lifting plate 26 mounted on
the block 28, which block 28 is in turn mounted on an
operating rod 70 connected in the conventional manner
_to a cam-driven linkage (not shown). In order to pre
vent rotation of the block 28 and the lamp-lifting plate
After the lead wires 14 and.16 have been preliminarily
26 during the lamp-lifting operation, the left-hand side
positioned in the cavity 32- and between the ?oating anvil
24 and the ?xed anvil 36, a positioning ?nger 52’ (FIGS. 55 face of the block 28 (FIG. 2) rides on a ?at surface 69
provided on the frame 10. While the ?uorescent lamp
1 and 6) and a ram 54 carried by a ram body 56 are
12 with its now ?attened lead wires’ 14 and 16 are held in
moved ‘from the starting position shown in FIGS. 1, 3
the elevated dotted-line position shown at station “B”
and 6 to the right, as viewed in such ?gures, to the
(FIG. 2) by the lamp-supporting means, such ?uorescent
?attening position shown in FIGS. 4 and 7. so that the
positioning ?nger 52may ?rst ?nally position the lead 60 lamp is indexed a distance d (FIG. 2) from station “B”
to ‘station “C,” an idle station on the lead-wire cutting
Wires and the ram 54 may then cause the ?attening of
and ?attening machine.
, vthe lead wires I14~and 16. During this movement the ram
Thereafter,
the
?uorescent
lamp
12
is
transferred
from
54 enters a pocket 51’ formed by the ?oating anvil 24
the lead-wire cutting and ?attening machine to a basing
(FIG. 6) and ?xed guide 18.
.
machine (not shown), but of the type shown in the above
The means utilized to reciprocate the positioning ?nger
_52 and the ram 54 between the starting position (shown 65 mentioned US. Patent -No. 2,764,953 where a pre?lled
“recessed-contact” type base 72 (FIG. 9) is threaded‘ over
in FIG. 3) and the ?attening position (shown in FIG. 4)
the now ?attened lead wires 14 and 16. The projecting
comprises an arm 58 (FIG. 5) eccentrically mounted on
portions of such ?attened lead wires 14 and 16 are then
a shaft 60 and connected by a ball and socket joint 62 to ,
the'ram body 56. Such shaft 60 and the arm 58 are ro
tated in eirtherv clockwise or counterclockwise direction
bent over reentrant portion 74 of such base ‘72 to recess
70 such ?attened end portions of the lead wires 14 and 16
within the base 72, as shown in FIG. 9.
(FIG. 5), as. desired, by means of a belt 64 extending '
It will be appreciated by those skilled in the art that,
around a pulley 66 on the shaft 60, which belt 64 is driven’ ' as an alternative embodiment ‘of the present invention,
by conventional drive means, such as a motor (not
the ?oating anvil 24 may be provided with the forming
shown).
75 grooves 34 and 34‘ and the contact faces 68 and 68' on
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its right and lefthand side faces (FIGS. 3 and 4) re!
anvil, said ?oating anvil being provided with a ?rst form
spectively and that the contact faces of the ram 54 and
the ?xed anvil 36 may be ?attened to achieve the same
controlled limited ?attening of the lead wires 14 and 16
ing groove having a depth equal to saidpredetermined
without departing from the spirit vand scope of the present
invention.
It will be recognized by those skilled in the art that
the objects of the present invention have been achieved
by the provision of apparatus for simultaneously ?at
thickness and disposed adjacent said ?rst lead wire so that
said ?rst lead wire is between said ?rst forming groove
and said ?xed anvil, said ?oating anvil being also pro
vided with a second forming groove disposed adjacent» a
second lead wire and also having a depth equal to said
predetermined thickness, a ram disposed in registry with
said ?oating anvil and said ?xed .anvil and normally in
tening lead wires to a controlled predetermined thick 10 spaced relation with respect to said ?oating anvil so that
ness. Speci?cally, the apparatus. of the present inven
said second lead wire is between said ram and said second
tion is operable to ?atten the terminal portions of a plu
forming groove, and drive means connected to said ram
rality of lead wires of ?uorescent lamps to a controlled
for moving said ram toward said ?oating anvil to com
predetermined thickness preparatory for incorporation
press said second lead wire against said second forming v
of the latter into a “recessed-contact” type base.
15 groove, said drive means being ‘further operable to move
While in accordance with the patent statutes a preferred
said ram and said second forming groove and said second
embodiment of the present invention has been illustrated
lead wire compressed therebetween toward said ?xed anvil
and described in detail, it is to be particularly understood
that the invention is not limited thereto or thereby.
I claim:
so that said ?rst lead wire is compressed against said ?rst
forming groove, said drive means being then operable to
20 simultaneously cause said ram to- ?atten said second lead
1. Apparatus for simultaneously ?attening a pair of
wire-against said second forming groove and to cause said
?rst forming groove to ?atten said ?rst lead wire against
said ?xed anvil to the controlled predetermined thickness
reciprocably mounted in registry with said ?xed anvil and
as determined by the depth of said ?rst and second form
disposed between said pair of lead wires so that said ?rst 25 ing grooves.
lead wire is located between said ?oating anvil and said
4. Apparatus for simultaneously ?attening a pair of
?xed anvil, a ram disposed in registry with said ?oating
spaced lead wires of a supported ?uorescent lamp to a
anvil and said ?xed anvil and normally in spaced relation
controlled predetermined thickness, said apparatus com
with respect to said ?oating anvil so that said second lead
prising a ?xed anvil disposed adjacent a ?rst lead wire and
wire is disposed between said ram and said ?oating anvil,
provided with a ?rst forming groove having a depth equal
and drive means connected to said ram for moving said
to said predetermined thickness, a ?oating anvil recipro
ram toward said ?oating anvil to compress said second
cably mounted in registry with said ?xed anvil and dis—
lead wire against said ?oating anvil, said drive means
posed between a second lead wire and said ?rst lead wire
eing further operable to move said ram and said ?oating
so that said ?rst lead wire is between said ?oating anvil
anvil, and said second lead wirev compressed therebetween 35 and said ?rst forming groove, a stop member between
toward said ?xed anvil so that said ?rst lead Wire is com
said lamp and said ?oating anvil and adjacent said lead
pressed against said ?xed anvil, said drive means being
wires, a ram disposed in registry with said ?oating anvil
then operable to simultaneously cause said ram to ?atten
and said ?xed anvil and provided with a second forming
said second lead wire against said ?oating anvil and to
groove also having a depth equal to said predetermined
40
cause said ?oating vanvil to ?atten said ?rst lead wire
thickness, said ram being also disposed normally in spaced
against said ?xed anvil.
relation with respect to said ?oating anvil so that said
2. Apparatus for simultaneously ?attening a pair of
second lead wire is between said second forming groove
spaced lead wires for an electric lamp to a controlled pre
and said ?oating anvil, positioning means carried by said
determined thickness, said apparatus comprising a ?xed
ram, and drive means connected to said ram for causing
anvil disposed adjacent a ?rst lead wire and provided with 45 said positioning means to position said lead wires against
a ?rst forming groove having a depth equal to said pre
said stop member and for moving said second forming
determined thickness, a ?oating anvil reciprocably mount
groove toward said ?oating anvil to compress said second
ed in registry with said ?xed anvil and disposed between
lead wire against said ?oating anvil, said drive means being
said pair of lead wires so'that said ?rst lead wire is be
further operable to move said second forming groove and
tween said ?oating anvil and said ?rst forming groove, a 50 said ?oating anvil and said second lead wire compressed
ram disposed in registry with said ?oating anvil and said
therebetween toward said ?xed anvil so that said ?rst lead
?xed anvil and provided with a second forming groove
wire is compressed against said ?rst forming groove, said
also having a depth equal to said predetermined thickness,
drive means being then operable to simultaneously cause
said ram being also disposed normally in spaced relation
said second forming groove to ?atten said second lead
with respect to said ?oating anvil so that said second lead 55 wire against said ?oating anvil and to cause said ?oating
wire is between said second forming groove and said ?oat
anvil to ?atten said ?rst lead wire against said ?rst form
ing anvil, and drive means connected to said ram for mov
ing groove to the controlled predetermined thickness as
ing said 'second forming groove toward said ?oating anvil
determined by the depth of said ?rst and second forming
to compress said second lead wire against said ?oating
grooves.
.
anvil, said drive means being further operable to move
5.‘ Apparatus ‘for simultaneously ?attening a pair of
said second forming groove and said ?oating anvil and
spaced lead wires of a supported ?uorescent lamp to a
said second lead wire compressed therebetween toward
controlled predetermined thickness, said apparatus com
said ?xed anvil so that said ?rst lead Wire is compressed
prising a ?xed anvil disposed adjacenta ?rst lead wire
against said ?rst forming groove, said drive means being
and provided with a ?rst forming groove having a depth
then operable to simultaneously cause said second forming 65 equal to said predetermined thickness, at ?oating anvil
groove to ?atten said second lead wire against said ?oating
reciproca'bly mounted in registry with said ?xed anvil and
anvil and to cause said ?oating anvil to ?atten said ?rst
disposed between a second lead wire and said ?rst lead
lead wire against said ?rst forming groove to the con
wire so that said ?rst lead wire is between said ?oating
trolled predetermined thickness as determined by the
, anvil and said ?rst forming groove, a stop member be
depth of said ?rst and second forming grooves.
70 tween said lamp and said ?oating anvil and adjacent said
3. Apparatus for simultaneously ?attening a pair of
lead wires, ‘a ram disposed in registry with said ?oating
spaced lead wires for an electric lamp, comprising a ?xed
anvil disposed adjacent a ?rst lead wire, a ?oating anvil
spaced lead wires for an electric lamp to- a controlled
anvil and said ?xed anvil and provided with a second
pre-dctermined thickness, said apparatus comprising a
forming groove also having a depth equal to said predeter
?xed anvil disposed adjacent a ?rst lead wire, a ?oating
mined thickness, said ram being also disposed normally in
anvil reciprocably mounted in registry with said ?xed 75 spaced relation with respect to said ?oating anvil so that
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'said second lead wire is between said second forming
groove and said ?oating anvil, positioning means carried
said ‘frame in registrywith said ?oating anvil and-said
by said ram, drive means connected to said ram for caus
?xed anvil and provided with a second forming groove
ing said positioning means to‘ position said lead wires
against said stop member and ‘for “moving said second
forming groove toward said ?oating anvil : to compress
said second lead wire against said ?oating anvil, said drive
means'being further operable to move said second form
ing groove and said ?oating anvil’ and; said second lead
also having a depth equal to said predetermined thickness,
saidram being also disposed normally in spaced relation
adjacent said lead Wires, a ram reciprocably mounted on
with respect to said ?oating anvil so that said second lead
wire is between said second forming groove ‘and said
?oating anvil, a positioning ?nger carried by said ram,
drive means connected to said ram for causing said posi
wire compressed thercbetween toward said ?xed anvil so 10 tioning ?nger to position said lead wires against said stop
that said ?rst lead wire is compressed against said ?rst ' plate and for moving said second forming groove toward
forming groove,’ said drive means being then operable '
said ?oating anvil to compress said second lead wire
to simultaneously cause said second forming groove to
against said ?oating anvil, said drive means being fur
?atten said second lead‘wire against said ?oating anvil
ther operable to move said second forming groove and
and ,to cause said ?oating anvil to ?atten said ?rst lead 15 said ?oating anvil and said second lead wire compressed
wire ‘against said ?rst forming groove to the controlled
therebetween toward said ?xed anvil so that said ?rst lead
predetermined thickness as determined by the depth of
wire is compressed against said ?rst forming groove, said
said ?rst and second forming grooves, and reciprocating
drive means being then operable to simultaneously cause
means connected to said stop member‘ and operable to
said second forming ‘groove to ?atten said second lead Wire
cause said stop'member to engage said lamp and to re 20 against said ?oating anvil and to cause said ?oating anvil
move said lamp from said apparatus;
_
to ?atten said ?rst lead wire against said ?rst forming
6. Apparatus’ for simultaneously ?attening a pair of
groove to the controlled predetermined thickness as deter
spaced lead wires of a'supported ?uorescent lamp to a
mined by' vthe depth of said ?rst and second forming
controlled predetermined thickness; said apparatus com
grooves, and reciprocating means connected to said stop
prising a frame, a ?xed anvil on said frame adjacent a 25 plate and operable to cause said stop plate to engage said
?rst lead wire and provided with a ?rst forming groove
lamp and to remove said lamp from said apparatus.
fhavinga depth equal to said predetermined thickness, a
stop means on said frame, a ?oating anvil reciprocably
mounted on said frame in registry'with said ?xed anvil
and biased against said stop means between a second lead
wire and said ?rst lead wire so that said ?rst lead ;wire
is between said ?oating anvil and said ?rst forming groove,
a stop plate bet-ween said lamp and said ?oating anvil and ‘
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795,209
1,907,532
Ellis et al _____________ __ July 18, 1905
Flaws ___' ______________ _._ May 9, 1933
1,972,789
2,694,952
Newkirk ______________ __ Sept. 4, 1934
Clevenger ____________ __ Nov. 23, 1954
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