Method of making a miniature plug-in fuse

  • US 4,056,884 A
  • Filed: 06/08/1976
  • Issued: 11/08/1977
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/08/1975
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of making a plug-in fuse element comprising a pair of juxtaposed laterally spaced generally parallel terminals to be received by pressure clip terminals or the like, the terminals having current-carrying extensions at the inner end portions thereof which are to be interconnected by a fuse link, said method comprising:

  • providing a sheet-like body of fuse metal, and blanking said sheet-like body of fuse metal to form parallel mutually coplanar juxtaposed laterally spaced terminal forming blade portions, current-carrying extensions at the inner end portions of the terminal forming blade portions thereof and a fuse-forming link portion interconnecting said current-carrying extensions, said fuse-forming link portion being substantially smaller in cross-sectional area than the other portions of the blanked body of fuse metal.

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