How can I mount a pulse oximeter on the surface of PCB without putting too much stress?

The PCB has a pulse oximeter mounted on the surface, and it's tolerance is 0.6mm. The problem is the pulse oximeter needs to touch the bottom case at all times. How to best mount the PCB in the case without putting too much stress on the pulse oximeter? Will screws with flexible washers be all right? Sadly separating pulse oximeter from main PCB is not an option.

Put a machined guard around the pulse oximeter to keep the surface from it at about 0.2-0.3 (if it is and SMD part soldering height tolerance is about 0.2mm) and then simply screw down the resulting assembly.

Otherwise use weak springs to push the p.o. against the case, need to know the allowed stress on the body for that.

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Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.

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