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1. (WO2018031705) DEVICE FOR SOLDERING WIRES TO AN LED LIGHTING STRIP

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/031705    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/046178
Publication Date: Fri Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B23K 1/00
B23K 3/06
B23K 101/36
Applicants: MULHOLLAND, Connlaoth
Inventors: MULHOLLAND, Connlaoth
Title: DEVICE FOR SOLDERING WIRES TO AN LED LIGHTING STRIP
Abstract:
The invention is a hand-held portable device for soldering electrical wires to an LED lighting strip. The device comprises mechanisms for positioning and securing LED strip contact pads, wires, and solder in position in proximity to a heating element. When the heating element is engaged, solder is melted and forms a bead which connects the wires to the LED strip contact pads. Various configurations of the device are described, as are methods of using such devices to connect LED strips to power sources.