(19)
(11)EP 2 824 388 B1

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
04.07.2018 Bulletin 2018/27

(21)Application number: 14167724.5

(22)Date of filing:  09.05.2014
(51)Int. Cl.: 
F21V 29/00  (2015.01)
F21V 31/00  (2006.01)
F21Y 101/00  (2016.01)
F21V 19/00  (2006.01)
F21K 9/20  (2016.01)
F21Y 115/10  (2016.01)

(54)

LED Light and Manufacturing Method of the same

LED-Leuchte und Herstellungsverfahren dafür

Éclairage à DEL et son procédé de fabrication


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 10.07.2013 KR 20130081015

(43)Date of publication of application:
14.01.2015 Bulletin 2015/03

(73)Proprietor: LG Electronics Inc.
SEOUL, 07336 (KR)

(72)Inventors:
  • Lee, Donghyun
    153-023 Seoul (KR)
  • Hong, Jaepyo
    153-023 Seoul (KR)
  • Jung, Seokjae
    153-023 Seoul (KR)

(74)Representative: Ter Meer Steinmeister & Partner 
Patentanwälte mbB Nymphenburger Straße 4
80335 München
80335 München (DE)


(56)References cited: : 
WO-A1-2013/049982
US-A1- 2012 098 401
US-A1- 2006 056 169
  
      
    Note: Within nine months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent, any person may give notice to the European Patent Office of opposition to the European patent granted. Notice of opposition shall be filed in a written reasoned statement. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the opposition fee has been paid. (Art. 99(1) European Patent Convention).


    Description

    BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION


    1. Field of the Invention



    [0001] The present invention relates to an LED light and a manufacturing method of the same, particularly an LED light with a waterproofed base plate with an LED module fastened by fasteners.

    2. Description of the Conventional Art



    [0002] In general, LED lights are lights using LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) as the sources of light. The LED lights are increasingly more used because of the long lifespan and high energy efficiency.

    [0003] The LED lights may include an LED module and a base plate where the LED module is disposed and the LED module may be fastened to the base plate by fasteners.

    [0004] Fastener through-holes through which fasteners pass may be formed at the LED module and the base plate and the fasteners may be inserted through the fastener through-holes at one of the LED module and the base plate.

    [0005] WO 2013/049982 A1 relates to an LED light source component that is fixed to a flat bottom surface of a radiator by bolts.

    [0006] US 2006/056169 A1 describes a streetlight head having a base and a light module. A plurality of LEDs of the light module are mounted to a printed circuit board. The printed circuit board is connected to the base by screws, which are thread-fastened to screw sockets that protrude from the base towards the printed circuit board.

    [0007] US 2012/098401 A1 relates to an LED lamp. A heat dissipation device includes a heat absorption board contacting a light source to absorb heat generated by the LEDs, a fin assembly located over the heat absorption board, and two heat pipes thermally connecting the heat absorption board and the fin assembly. A fan holder includes supporting posts connecting the heat dissipation board and the supporting board. In an example, fasteners extend upwardly through a substrate of the light source and the heat absorption board and are screwed into extending grooves of the supporting posts.

    SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION



    [0008] The invention is indicated in the independent claims. Further embodiments are indicated in the dependent claims.

    [0009] An object of the present invention is to provide an LED light with high waterproof ability.

    [0010] Another object of the present invention is to provide a method of manufacturing an LED light that can make a base plate waterproof in a simple process.

    [0011] In order to achieve the objects, an LED light according to an embodiment includes: a base plate; heat pipes disposed on the base plate; at least one heat dissipation fins disposed on the heat pipes; and an LED module fastened to the base plate by screws, in which protrusions having a space with the bottom open integrally protrude from the base plate and a thread for thread-fastening of the screw is formed around the inner side of the protrusions.

    [0012] The space may have the top and the side closed and the bottom open.

    [0013] The protrusion may protrude with a step from the top of the base plate.

    [0014] The protrusion may have a hollow cylinder protruding from the base plate and a top plate covering the top of the hollow cylinder.

    [0015] An LED light according to the present invention includes: a base plate; heat pipes disposed on the base plate; at least heat dissipation fins disposed on the heat pipes; and an LD module fastened to the base plate by screws, in which screw through-holes with a thread where the screws are thread-fastened are formed at the base plate, spaces that communicate with the screw through-holes are formed in the base plate, and protrusions partially surrounding the screws are integrally formed with the base plate, and the protrusions protrude opposite to the LED module.

    [0016] An LED light according to another embodiment includes: a base plate; a heat dissipation module disposed on the base plate; and an LED module fastened to the base plate by screws, in which threads for thread-fastening the screws and fastening portions surrounding the screws thread-fastened to the threads are formed at the base plate, and the fastening portions at least partially protrude.

    [0017] The fastening portion may protrude opposite to the LED module.

    [0018] The fastening portion may be spaced from the heat dissipation module.

    [0019] The fastening portion may have a protrusion protruding from the base plate and having a space with the bottom open, and a screw through-hole formed at the base plate to communicate with the space.

    [0020] The thread may also be formed around the inner side of the protrusion. The thread may be continuously formed around the inner side of the screw through-hole and the protrusion.

    [0021] A method of manufacturing an LED light according to the present invention includes: forming protrusions while forming screw through-holes by pressing a portion of a base plate with a press; forming spaces in the base plate that communicate with the screw-holes; forming a thread around the inner side of at least one of the screw through-holes and the protrusions while burring the inside of the screw through-holes and the protrusions; and thread-fastening screws to the screw through-holes of the LED module and the thread, wherein the protrusions protrude opposite to the LED module; disposing heat pipes on the base plate; and disposing at least one heat dissipating fin on the heat pipes. The present invention has the advantage in that it is possible to prevent water or foreign substances from flowing into the LED module through around the screw, with high waterproof ability.

    [0022] The present invention has the advantage in that it is possible to minimize the number of parts because the base plate itself surrounds the screws.

    [0023] The present invention has the advantage in that a worker can easily recognize the assembly direction of the base plate by the protrusions on the base plate and the base plate can be prevented from being assembled wrong.

    BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWING



    [0024] 

    FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing an embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention.

    FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view showing the embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention.

    FIG. 3 is a side view showing an embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention.

    FIG. 4 is an exploded perspective view showing a fastening structure of a base plate and an LED module of an embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention.

    FIG. 5 is an enlarged cross-sectional view of the fastening structure shown in FIG. 4.

    FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view showing main parts when the LED module shown in FIG. 4 is fastened to a base plate by a fastener.


    DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENT



    [0025] Hereinafter, embodiments of an LED light according to the present invention are described with reference to the accompanying drawings.

    [0026] FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing an embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention, FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view showing the embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention, and FIG. 3 is a side view showing an embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention.

    [0027] An LED light includes a base plate 2 and an LED module 4 disposed beneath the base plate 2. In the LED light, the heat generated from the LED module 4 may transfer to the base plate 2 and the heat transferring to the base plate 2 may be transferred to the heat dissipation module 6 and then dissipated through the heat dissipation module 6 around it. The heat dissipation module 6 may be disposed on the base plate 2 and supported by the base plate 2.

    [0028] The LED module 4 may be disposed on the base plate 2. The LED module 4 is disposed beneath the base plate 2. The LED module 4 may be disposed to be able to radiate light downward. The LED module 4 may be supported on the base plate 2 and the load of the LED module 4 may be applied to the base plate 2. The LED module 4 may include a metallic top plate 42, a PCB on the bottom of the top plate, and a plurality of LEDs arranged in a dot formation on the PCB. The top plate 42 of the LED module 4 can function as a heat dissipation plate that absorbs and transmits the heat of the PCB to the heat dissipation module 6. The top plate 42 of the LED module 4 may be formed in a plate shape.

    [0029] The LED light may further include a light transmission window 51 and a gasket 52 surrounding the light transmission window 51. The LED light may further include a front cover 54 detachably attached to the base plate 2. The light transmission window 51 may be a lens that transmits the light radiated from LEDs. The light transmission window 51 may be fixed around the gasket 52. The gasket 52 may be formed in a ring shape. The gasket 52 may be sized to surround the edge of the LED module 4 and can prevent water or foreign substances from flowing into the LED module 4. The gasket 52 may be seated and supported on the front cover 54. The front cover 54 may include a lower plate with a light hole at the center, on which the gasket 52 is seated. The front cover 54 may has an edge bending from the bottom plate and surrounding the gasket 52. The front cover 54 is attachable/detachable to/from the base plate 2. A hook 56 may be formed at one of the front cover 54 and the base plate 2 and a hook hole 57 where the hook 56 is elastically attached/detached may be formed at the other one.

    [0030] The LED module 4 may be fastened to the base plate 2 by fasteners. The top plate of the LED module 4 may be fastened to the base plate 2 by fasteners. The fasteners that fasten the LED module 4 to the base plate may include a bolt or a screw with a shank with a thread around it and a head and the fasteners are assumed as screws in the following description. The base plate 2 and the LED module 4 may be fastened by screws and the combination of the base plate 2 and the LED module by fasteners is described below.

    [0031] The LED module 6 may be disposed on the base plate 2. The load of the dissipation module 6 may by applied to the base plate 2. The heat dissipation module 6 can absorb the heat of the base plate 2 and dissipate it to the atmosphere. The heat dissipation module 6 may be a heat dissipation plate with at least one heat dissipation fins and may include heat pipes 62 receiving the heat of the base plate 2 and at least one heat dissipation fin 64 receiving heat from the heat pipes 62 and dissipating it to the atmosphere. It is assumed in the following description that the heat dissipation module 6 includes the heat pipes 62 and at least one heat dissipation fins 64. The heat pipes 62 may be disposed at the base plate 2 and the heat dissipation fins 64 may be disposed at the heat pipes 62.

    [0032] The heat pipes 62 have a heat absorbing portion 66 being in contact with the base plate 2 and a heat dissipating portion 68 being in contact with the heat dissipation fins 64. The heat absorbing portion 66 and the heat dissipating portion 68 may be integrally formed. The heat dissipating portion 68 may bend from the heat absorbing portion 66. The heat dissipating portion 68 may be perpendicular to the heat absorbing portion 66. The heat absorbing portion 66 may be horizontally disposed on the base plate 2 and the heat dissipating portion 68 may be vertically disposed over the base plate 2. The heat pipe 62 may have a space in which a working fluid flows, and the working fluid may rise to the heat dissipating portion 68 by vaporizing in the heat absorbing portion 66 and may descend to the heat absorbing portion 66 by cooling in the heat dissipating portion 68. The heat pipe 62 may be rounded at the joint of the heat absorbing portion 66 and the heat dissipating portion 68. The heat dissipation module 6 may included a plurality of heat pipes 62. The heat pipes 62 may be spaced from each other. The heat pipes 62 may be spaced horizontally over the base plate 2. The heat pipes 62 may be fixed with the heat dissipation fins 64. The heat dissipation fins 64 may be fixed with the heat dissipating portions 68 of the heat pipes 62. In the heat absorbing portion 66 and the heat dissipating portion 68 of the heat pipe 62, the heat absorbing portion 66 may be fixed to the base plate 2. The heat absorbing portion 66 can be installed on the base plate2 by an adhesive material such as an adhesive and can be installed on the base plate2 by a heat pipe holder 70. The heat pipe holder 70 may cover at least a portion of the heat absorbing portion 66 and the heat pipe 62 may be fixed with at least a portion of the heat absorbing portion 66 between the base plate 2 and the heat pipe holder 70. The heat pipe holder 70 may surround a portion of the heat absorbing portion 66 of the heat pipe holder 70. The heat pipe holder 70 may be fastened to the base plate by fasteners. The heat pipe holder 70 may be fastened to a fastening portion integrally protruding from the base plate 2.

    [0033] The heat dissipation fin 64 may be disposed on the heat pipe 62. The heat dissipation fin 64 may be disposed on the heat dissipating portion 68 of the heat pipe 62. The heat dissipation fins 64 may be disposed and supported on a plurality of heat pipes 62. The heat dissipation module 6 may include a plurality of heat dissipation fins 64. The heat dissipation fins 64 may be arranged on the heat dissipating portions 68. The heat dissipation fins 64 may be spaced from each other on the heat dissipating portions 68. The heat dissipation fins 64 may be spaced vertically from each other on the heat dissipating portions 68. In the heat dissipation module 6, the heat dissipation fins 64 may be spaced vertically from each other on the heat pipes 62 horizontally spaced from each other. The heat dissipation fins 64 may be fitted on the heat dissipating portions 68. A heat pipe-fixing hole may be formed at the heat dissipation fins 64. A plurality of heat pipe-fixing holes may be formed at each of the heat dissipation fins 64 and the number may be the same as the number of the heat pipes 62 on the base plate 2. In the heat pipe 62, the heat dissipating portions 68 may be combined with the heat dissipation fins 64 by being sequentially fitted in the heat pipe-fixing holes at the heat dissipation fins 64.

    [0034] The LED light may further include a hanger 80 for mounting the LED light on the ceiling or a wall in a room. The hanger 80 may be fastened to at least one of the base plate 2, the heat dissipation module 6, and an upper bracket 90, which is described below, and can support the load of the LED light.

    [0035] The LED light may include the upper bracket 90. The LED light may include lower brackets 100 fastened to the base plate 2 and the upper bracket 90. At least one of the upper bracket 90 and the lower bracket 100 may be disposed to surround a portion of the edge of the heat dissipation module 6. At least one of the upper bracket 90 and the lower bracket 100 may function as a handle that allows the person who installs the light or provides a service to hold the LED light. At least one of the upper bracket 90 and the lower bracket 100 may function as a heat dissipation module housing that protects of the heat dissipation module 6. The upper bracket 90 may be fastened to the hanger 8. The lower bracket 100 may be fastened to the base plate 2 by fasteners and to the upper bracket 90 with the height adjustable.

    [0036] The LED light may further include the converter 110 that is a rectifier converting AC into DC. The converter 110 may be connected with the LED module 4 by a wire 112. The converter 110 can apply DC to the LED module 4 through the wire 112. The converter 110 may be mounted on the upper bracket 90.

    [0037] The LED light may further include studs 120 connecting the base plate 2 and the upper bracket 90. The studs 120 may be formed in a hollow cylindrical shape. The stud 120 can function as a support that supports the base plate 2 to the upper bracket 90. The load of the heat dissipation module 6 and the load of the LED module 4 may be applied to the base plate 2 and the studs 120 can support the base plate 2 to the upper bracket 90 together with the heat dissipation module 6 and the LED module 4.

    [0038] FIG. 4 is an exploded perspective view showing a fastening structure of a base plate and an LED module of an embodiment of an LED light according to the present invention, FIG. 5 is an enlarged cross-sectional view of the fastening structure shown in FIG. 4, and FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view showing main parts when the LED module shown in FIG. 4 is fastened to a base plate by a fastener.

    [0039] The LED module 4 may be fastened to the base plate 2 by screws 5. Fastening portions 22 where the screws 5 are inserted may be formed on the base plate 2. In the LED module 4, screw through-holes 44 through which the screws 5 are inserted my be formed and the screws 5 may be inserted in the fastening portions 22 through which the screw through-holes 44 of the LED module 4. The numbers of the screw through-holes 44 and the fastening portions 22 of the LED module 4 may be the same as the number of the screws 5.

    [0040] The fastening portion may function as a waterproof fastening portion where the screw 5 is inserted and that prevents water or foreign substances on the top 2A of the base plate 2 from flowing to the screw 5. Water or foreign substances on the top 2A of the base plate 2 is blocked by the fastening portion 22, such that they cannot flow into the fastening portion 22. The fastening portion 22 may be a burring tap portion and a non-through burring tap portion through which the screw 22 cannot fully pass. The fastening portion 22 may be integrally formed on the base plate 2 such that a gap through which water between the base plate 2 and the fastening portion 22 can flow inside is not formed. The fastening portion 22 may have a thread 24 for thread-fastening of the screw 5. The fastening portion 22 may be formed to surround the screw 5 thread-fastened to the thread 24. At least a portion of the fastening portion 22 may protrude from the base plate 2. The fastening portion 22 may protrude opposite to the LED module 4. The fastening portion 22 may be spaced from the heat dissipation module 6. The fastening portion 22 may be spaced from the heat pipe 62 and the heat dissipation fin 64.

    [0041] The fastening portion 22 may have a protrusion 26 formed on the base plate 2. The protrusion 26 may integrally protrude from the base plate 2. The protrusion 26 may have a space S with the bottom open. The space S may be formed in the protrusion 26. The space S may be formed in the protrusion 26, communicating with a screw through-holes 32 that is described below. The protrusion 26 may surround a portion of the screw 5. The protrusion 26 may protrude opposite to the LED module 4. The protrusion 26 may protrude with a step T from the top 2A of the base plate 2. The space S may have the top and the side closed and the bottom open. The protrusion 26 may have a thread 24 around the inner side for thread-fastening of the screw 5. The protrusion 26 may have a hollow cylinder 28 protruding from the base plate 2 and a top plate 30 closing the top of the hollow cylinder 28. The thread 24 may be formed around the inner side of the hollow cylinder 28. The top plate 30 may be a circular plate.

    [0042] The fastening portion 22 may further have the screw through-hole 32 formed on the base plate 2. The screw through-hole 32 may communicate with the space S. The screw through-hole 32 may be formed under the space S. The screw through-hole 32 and the space S may form a screw space that receives a portion of the screw 5 inserted. The screw through-hole 32 may be positioned between the space S and the LED module 4. The space S may be disposed over the screw through-hole 32. The base plate 2 may have the protrusion 26 and a plate portion 2B divided by the portion where the protrusion 26 protrudes on the base plate 2, the screw through-hole 32 may be formed at the plate portion 2B, and the protrusion 26 may cover the screw through-hole 32, outside the screw through-hole 32.

    [0043] The plate portion 2B may be the portion except the protrusion 26 of the bate plate 2 and may be a non-protruding portion. The protrusion 26 may protrude from the top 2A of the plate portion 2B, with a step from the top of the plate portion 2B. The screw through-hole 32 may have a thread 24 for thread-fastening of the screw 5. The screw through-hole 32 may be formed and the thread 24 may be formed in the screw through-hole 32, in the plate portion 2B.

    [0044] The thread 24 may be formed on the screw through-hole 32, not around the inner side of the protrusion 26, in which the screw 4 can be thread-fastened to the screw through-hole 32, not the protrusion 26.

    [0045] The thread 24 may be formed around the inner side of the protrusion 26 and on the screw through-hole 32, in which the screw 4 can be thread-fastened to the protrusion 26 and the screw through-hole 32. The thread 24 may be continuously formed on the screw through-hole 32 and around the inner side of the protrusion 26. When the thread 24 may be continuously formed on the screw through-hole 32 and around the inner side of the protrusion 26, the fastening force with the screw 4 can be increased. When the screw 4 is tightened, the screw 4 can be thread-fastened to the thread on the screw through-hole 32 and a portion of it can be inserted in the space and thread-fastened to the thread on the protrusion 26. The thread 24 may have a first screw 24A formed on the screw through-hole 32 and a second thread 24B formed around the inner side of the protrusion 26. The second thread 24B may be formed spirally continuously from the first thread 24A. The second thread 24B may be shorter than the first thread 24A.

    [0046] On the other hand, the method of manufacturing an LED light may include a pressing step that forms the protrusion 26 while forming the screw through-hole 32 by pressing a portion of the base plate 2 with a press. The method of manufacturing an LED light may include a burring tap step that forms the thread 24 on at least one of the screw through-hole 32 and the inner side of the protrusion 26 while burring the inside of the screw through-hole 32 and the protrusion 26. The method of manufacturing an LED light may include a thread-fastening step that tightens the screw 5 to the screw through-hole 44 and the thread 24 of the LED module 4, with the screw through-hole 32 of the base plate 2 aligned with the screw through-hole 44 of the LED module.

    [0047] In the LED light, when the base plate 2 and the LED module 4 are fastened by screws, the fastening portion 22 can surround the portion where the screw 5 passes through the screw through-hole 32 of the base plate, there is no gap through which water or foreign substances flow inside between the screw through-hole 32 and the fastening portion 22 of the base plate 2, and water or foreign substances on the top 2A of the base plate 2 cannot flow into the LED module 4 through the screw through-hole 32 of the base plate, such that the waterproof ability of the LED light can be improved.

    [0048] It should be understood that the present invention is not limited to the embodiments and may be implemented in various ways within the scope of the appended claims.


    Claims

    1. An LED light comprising:

    a base plate (2);

    heat pipes (62) disposed on the base plate (2);

    at least one heat dissipation fin (64) disposed on the heat pipes (62); and

    an LED module (4) fastened to the base plate (2) by screws (5),

    wherein screw through-holes (32) with a thread (24A) where the screws (5) are thread-fastened are formed at the base plate (2),

    spaces (S) that communicate with the screw through-holes (32) are formed in the base plate (2),

    protrusions (26) partially surrounding the screws (5) are integrally formed with the base plate (2), and

    the protrusions (26) protrude opposite to the LED module (4).


     
    2. The LED light of claim 1, wherein the space (S) has a top and a side closed.
     
    3. The LED light of claim 1 or 2, wherein the protrusions (26) protrude with a step (T) from the top (2A) of the base plate (2).
     
    4. The LED light of any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein the protrusions (26) each have a hollow cylinder (28) protruding from the base plate (2) and a top plate (30) covering the top of the hollow cylinder (28).
     
    5. The LED light of any one of claims 1 to 4, wherein the thread (24) is also formed around the inner side of the protrusion (26).
     
    6. The LED light of any one of claims 1 to 5, wherein the thread (24) is continuously formed around the inner side of the screw through-hole (32) and the protrusion (26).
     
    7. A method of manufacturing an LED light, comprising:

    forming protrusions (26) while forming screw through-holes (32) by pressing a portion of a base plate (2) with a press;

    forming spaces (S) in the base plate (2) that communicate with the screw through-holes (32);

    forming a thread (24) around the inner side of at least one of the screw through-holes (32) and the protrusions (26) while burring the inside of the screw through-holes (32) and the protrusions (26); and

    thread-fastening screws (5) to the screw through-holes (32) of a LED module (4) and the thread (24), wherein the protrusions (26) protrude opposite to the LED module (4);

    disposing heat pipes (62) on the base plate (2); and

    disposing at least one heat dissipation fin (64) on the heat pipes (62).


     


    Ansprüche

    1. LED-Leuchte, aufweisend:

    eine Grundplatte (2);

    Wärmerohre (62), die auf der Grundplatte (2) angeordnet sind;

    mindestens eine Wärmeableitungsrippe (64), die an den Wärmerohren (62) angeordnet ist; und

    ein LED-Modul (4), das mit Schrauben (5) an der Grundplatte (2) befestigt ist,

    wobei Schraubendurchgangslöcher (32) mit einem Gewinde (24A), an dem die Schrauben (5) gewindebefestigt sind, an der Grundplatte (2) gebildet sind,

    Räume (S), die mit den Schraubendurchgangslöchern (32) kommunizieren, in der Grundplatte (2) gebildet sind, Vorsprünge (26), die die Schrauben (5) teilweise umgeben, einstückig mit der Grundplatte (2) gebildet sind, und

    die Vorsprünge (26) gegenüber dem LED-Modul (4) hervorstehen.


     
    2. LED-Leuchte nach Anspruch 1, wobei der Raum (S) eine Oberseite und eine geschlossene Seite hat.
     
    3. LED-Leuchte nach Anspruch 1 oder 2, wobei die Vorsprünge (26) mit einer Stufe (T) von der Oberseite (2A) der Grundplatte (2) hervorstehen.
     
    4. LED-Leuchte nach einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 3, wobei die Vorsprünge (26) jeweils einen Hohlzylinder (28), der von der Grundplatte (2) hervorsteht, und eine obere Platte (30), die die Oberseite des Hohlzylinders (28) abdeckt, aufweisen.
     
    5. LED-Leuchte nach einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 4, wobei das Gewinde (24) auch um die Innenseite des Vorsprungs (26) herum gebildet ist.
     
    6. LED-Leuchte nach einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 5, wobei das Gewinde (24) kontinuierlich um die Innenseite des Schraubendurchgangslochs (32) und des Vorsprungs (26) gebildet ist.
     
    7. Verfahren zur Herstellung einer LED-Leuchte, aufweisend:

    Bilden von Vorsprüngen (26), während Schraubendurchgangslöcher (32) gebildet werden, indem ein Teil einer Grundplatte (2) mit einer Presse gepresst wird;

    Bilden von Räumen (S) in der Grundplatte (2), die mit den Schraubendurchgangslöchern (32) kommunizieren;

    Bilden eines Gewindes (24) um die Innenseite von mindestens einem der Schraubendurchgangslöcher (32) und der Vorsprünge (26), während das Innere der Schraubendurchgangslöcher (32) und der Vorsprünge (26) abgegratet wird; und

    Einschrauben von Schrauben (5) in die Schraubendurchgangslöcher (32) eines LED-Moduls (4) und des Gewindes (24), wobei die Vorsprünge (26) gegenüberliegend zum LED-Modul (4) hervorstehen;

    Anordnen von Wärmerohren (62) auf der Grundplatte (2); und

    Anordnen mindestens einer Wärmeableitungsrippe (64) an den Wärmerohren (62).


     


    Revendications

    1. Eclairage à LED comprenant :

    une plaque de base (2) ;

    des caloducs (62) disposés sur la plaque de base (2), au moins une ailette de dissipation thermique (64) disposée sur les caloducs (62) ; et

    un module DEL (4) fixé à la plaque de base (2) par des vis (5),

    dans lequel des trous traversants de vis (32) avec un filetage (24A) où les vis (5) sont fixées par filetage sont formés au niveau de la plaque de base (2),

    des espaces (S) qui communiquent avec les trous traversants de vis (32) sont formés dans la plaque de base (2),

    des protubérances (26) entourant partiellement les vis (5) sont formées en un seul tenant avec la plaque de base (2), et

    les protubérances (26) dépassent à l'opposé du module de DEL (4).


     
    2. Eclairage à DEL selon la revendication 1, dans lequel l'espace (S) a un sommet et un côté fermé.
     
    3. Eclairage à DEL selon la revendication 1 ou 2, dans lequel les protubérances (26) dépassant par un gradin (T) du sommet (2A) de la plaque de base (2).
     
    4. Eclairage à DEL selon une quelconque des revendications 1 à 3, dans lequel les protubérances (26) ont chacune un cylindre creux (28) dépassant de la plaque de base (2) et une plaque de sommet (30) couvrant le sommet du cylindre creux (28).
     
    5. Eclairage à DEL selon une quelconque des revendications 1 à 4, dans lequel le filetage (24) est aussi formé autour du côté intérieur de la protubérance (26).
     
    6. Eclairage à DEL selon une quelconque des revendications 1 à 5, dans lequel le filetage (24) est formé en continu autour du côté intérieur du trou traversant de vis (32) et de la protubérance (26).
     
    7. Procédé de fabrication d'un éclairage à DEL, comprenant de :

    former des protubérances (26) tout en formant des trous traversants de vis (32) en pressant une portion d'une plaque de base (2) avec une presse ;

    former des espaces (S) dans la plaque de base (2) qui communique avec les trous traversants de vis (32) ;

    former un filetage (24) autour du côté intérieur d'au moins un des trous traversants de vis (32) et des protubérances (26) tout en ébarbant l'intérieur des trous traversants de vis (32) et les protubérances (26) ; et

    fixer par filetage des vis (5) aux trous traversants de vis (32) d'un modulesz DEL (4) et au filetage (24), dans lequel les protubérances (26) dépassent à l'opposé du module de DEL (4) ;

    disposer des caloducs (62) sur la plaque de base (2) ; et

    disposer au moins une ailette de dissipation thermique (64) sur les caloducs (62).


     




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