LED mount bar capable of freely forming curved surfaces thereon

  • US 9,113,558 B2
  • Filed: 09/08/2010
  • Issued: 08/18/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/02/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A LED mount bar to mount thereon a plurality of LEDs in a row, the mount bar extending along a first direction and comprising:

  • a plurality of LED mounting portions, each mounting portion arranged in the row along the first direction to mount a LED thereon; and

    a plurality of connection portions arranged in the row along the first direction and being co-planar with the LED mounting portions and wherein each connection portion is arranged between two neighboring LED mounting portions and is configured to connect the two neighboring LED mounting portions, and wherein each connection portion comprises a plurality of consecutive segments, each segment comprising a linear portion and a curved portion;

    wherein the LED mount bar has an elongated shape extending along the first direction and wherein the LED mounting portions and the connection portions are monolithic and integral to each other and form together the elongated LED mount bar;

    wherein each connection portion includes first and second sides opposite to each other, wherein the first and second sides have first and second grooves respectively, wherein the first and second grooves are formed at different positions in a length of the connection portion;

    wherein for each connection portion, width of the linear portions and width of the curved portions are identical to each other;

    wherein each of the connection portions comprises a zigzag form, where the linear portions and curved portion are repeatedly connected; and

    wherein each connection portion is configured to bend in a width direction, wherein said width direction is co-planar with and perpendicular to the first direction.

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