Method of manufacturing a housing for a light device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8382312
APP PUB NO 20110120632A1
SERIAL NO

13014752

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A light device is provided that includes a light source and electrical circuitry for supplying electrical power to the light source. The light device also includes a housing having first and second ends and a hollow interior defining a compartment for holding a power source. The housing comprises a woven fiber thermoset composite. The housing is made by applying woven fibers to a mandrel and impregnating the woven fibers with an epoxy and curing the epoxy impregnated woven fibers to form the thermoset composite housing. An electrical interconnect is provided within the housing having first and second resilient contacts for providing an electrical connection between the power source and the light source.

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ENERGIZER BRANDS LLC533 MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY DRIVE ST LOUIS MO 63141

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Boris, Thomas D Collegeville, US 17 158
Crawford, John D Avon, US 24 220

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