IMMR Photo Gallery - Hinges

Scissor Hinge (Up)

This is a special type of hinge called a scissor hinge. The two piece interlock in such a manner that the connection can be folded, but in only in one direction. For this hinge, the parts can fold up.

Scissor Hinge SEM
Scissor Hinge SEM

Scissor Hinge (Down)

This SEM shows another scissor hinge. However, this hinge can only be folded down. While this is no good when the device is lying flat on the wafer surface, it can be useful when these structure are assembled later.

Fold-Hold Lock

This structure is used to lock assembled pieces together. The other half of the lock is connected to the other components, which is not visible.

Fold-Hold Lock SEM