Patents Examined by Abdullah A Riyami
  • Patent number: 10973262
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic cigarette atomizer, including an atomization assembly and a liquid reservoir engaging with the atomization assembly; the liquid reservoir includes a liquid storage cavity; wherein the atomization assembly includes a lower holder, an upper holder installed on the lower holder, and a heating assembly clamped between the lower and the upper holders; the heating assembly includes a porous body and at least one heater engaging with the porous body, and the porous body has an atomized side and a liquid absorption side; and the liquid absorption side communicates with the liquid storage cavity, and an atomization cavity is formed between the atomized side and the lower holder. In the present disclosure, the heating assembly is a porous body and is clamped by the upper holder and the lower holder, thus, the structure is stable and the assembly of the heating assembly is facilitated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SHENZHEN SMOORE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Xiaoping Li, Changyong Yi, Zhenlong Jiang
  • Patent number: 10978826
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly includes an insulative housing, a plurality of terminals mounted on the insulative housing, a cable electrically connected with the terminals, a magnet disposed on the insulative housing, and an inner mold integrally formed on the insulative housing and the cable, wherein the electrical connector assembly also includes a heat insulation member disposed between the magnet and the inner mold to prevent the magnet from heat of the inner mold during molding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignees: FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Yong-Qi Li, Jian-Hui Tan, Jun Chen, Yang-Tsun Hsu, Jerry Wu
  • Patent number: 10978223
    Abstract: A ground termination system may include a backshell for an electrical connector, a grounding insert and a ferrule. The grounding insert includes an outer peripheral edge and a centrally disposed aperture. The outer peripheral edge may be sized to fixedly engage a surrounding portion of the backshell and the centrally disposed aperture may be defined by a plurality of lobes. A first group of the lobes may be sized to receive power conductors of a variable frequency drive power cable. The ferrule may include a crimp barrel and a sleeve. The crimp barrel may receive a ground conductor and be rigidly clamped thereto. The sleeve of the ferrule may fixedly engage one of the lobes in the second group of lobes and anchor the ferrule in the aperture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Rolls-Royce Corporation
    Inventor: Steven Wrighton
  • Patent number: 10978840
    Abstract: A mated connector assembly includes: a first connector assembly, comprising a plurality of first coaxial connectors mounted on a mounting structure and a first shell; and a second connector assembly, comprising a plurality of second coaxial connectors, each of the second coaxial connectors connected with a respective coaxial cable and mated with a respective first coaxial connector. The second connector assembly includes a second shell surrounding the second coaxial connectors, the second shell defining a plurality of electrically isolated cavities, each of the second coaxial connectors being located in a respective cavity. In in a mated condition the second shell resides within the first shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: CommScope Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey D. Paynter, James P. Fleming, Jose A. Rabello, Bhavin Kadakia
  • Patent number: 10978821
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes: an insulative housing having a rear base and a front tongue with two opposite surfaces, plural contacts secured to the insulative housing and exposed to the two opposite surfaces of the tongue, and a deep drawn sleeve having a front part of a first transverse dimension and a rear part of a second transverse dimension less than the first transverse dimension, wherein the rear part of the sleeve is mounted to the base of the insulative housing and has a notch, and the base of the insulative housing has a restraining rib engaging the notch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignees: FUYU ELECTRONICAL TECHNOLOGY (HUAIAN) CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Jun Zhao, Cai-Yun Zhang
  • Patent number: 10978820
    Abstract: An integrated circuit socket includes a housing having a flat plate portion and a plurality of contacts disposed in the housing. The contacts each have a contact beam projecting outwardly from a first surface of the housing and a retained portion disposed in a passageway in the flat plate portion. The contact beam extends from the retained portion. The retained portion has a base portion with a flat-plate shape and a pair of side portions extending at an angle with respect to the base portion on a pair of opposite sides of the base portion. A cross-section of the retained portion parallel to the first surface has a U-shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics Japan G.K.
    Inventors: Shinichi Hashimoto, Masayuki Aizawa, Hiroshi Shirai, Naoki Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10974332
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a current feeding device for the supply of electrical current to a wire electrode traveling in an electro-erosion machine during the machining operation. The current feeding device comprising: a rotary electrically conductive body which is in contact with the wire electrode; at least one bearing for supporting the rotary electrically conductive body at one side; and a brush for electrically contacting the rotary electrically conductive body and for supporting the rotary electrically conductive body at the other side of the body and opposite side to the bearing. The brush is at the rotary axis of the rotary electrically conductive body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Inventor: Franco Volpi
  • Patent number: 10978824
    Abstract: The present invention suppresses the return of the barrel section while ensuring waterproofness against the contact portion with the aluminum core wire. A plurality of concave sections is dispersedly provided on the inner surface of the barrel section. A groove section is provided so as to overlap the sealing member. A ridge portion is provided extending in the crossing direction at a position which does not overlap with the sealing member in plan view and is close to the third region on the side opposite to the terminal section. The barrel section is crimped to the end portion by crimping so that the exposed portion of the aluminum core wire is in contact with the ridge portion, and is sealed with the sealing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kei Sato
  • Patent number: 10971841
    Abstract: A board connector (A) is provided with a housing (10) placed on a circuit board (P) and including a terminal holding wall (11) substantially at a right angle to the circuit board (P) and supporting walls (15) extending rearward from sides of the terminal holding wall (11). Terminal fittings (25, 26) penetrate through the terminal holding wall (11) and are connectable to the circuit board (P) behind the terminal holding portion (11). Fixing brackets are mounted on the supporting walls (15) and are fixable to the circuit board (P) by soldering. A reinforcing portion (20: 21 or 23) links the supporting walls (15) and a rear surface of the terminal holding wall (11).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventors: Naomichi Kawashima, Hirokazu Komori
  • Patent number: 10971837
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a substrate and multiple terminals. The substrate is provided with multiple accommodating holes running through the substrate vertically. A shielding member is provided on a lower surface of the substrate. The terminals are correspondingly accommodated in the accommodating holes respectively. The terminals include multiple signal terminals and at least one ground terminal. An interval exists between the ground terminal and the shielding member. The ground terminal has a conducting portion extending downward out of a corresponding accommodating hole. The conducting portion is soldered to a main circuit board through a solder, and the solder is in contact with the conducting portion and the shielding member. According to the present invention, the conducting portion of the ground terminal is connected with the shielding member through the solder, thereby reducing a spurious charge, reducing the capacitance, and improving a high frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventor: Zuo Feng Jin
  • Patent number: 10973124
    Abstract: An adapter for mating with a receptacle comprises a cylindrical outer conductor, a columnar center conductor disposed in the outer conductor, and an insulator disposed between the outer conductor and the center conductor. The outer conductor has a recess in an inner wall at a first end of the outer conductor. The insulator electrically isolates the outer conductor from the center conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhigang Song, Lin Ni, Jlahui Chen, Yunhe Wang, Songhua Liu
  • Patent number: 10971826
    Abstract: A wire with terminal (10) has a terminal (12), and a wire (14) extends rearward from the terminal (12). The terminal (12) includes a fixing portion (18) and a neck (20) extending rearward from the fixing portion (18). A base plate (22) extends rearward from a rear end of the neck (20) and has an insulation barrel (34) crimped to insulation coating (32). A laminated portion (26) has wire barrels (36) connected to a core (30). The laminated portion (26) is laminated on the base plate (22). An easily disassemblable portion (24) couples a rear (22A) of the base plate (22) and a rear (26B) of the laminated portion (26). Guides (28) allow displacement of the laminated portion (26) in a pulling direction D1 of the wire (14) while suppressing displacement of the laminated portion (26) in a lamination direction on the base plate (22).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventor: Takahiro Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 10971843
    Abstract: Disclosed is a BGA socket device used for testing a BGA IC and having a dual pinch type contact. The BGA socket device includes: contacts each including a fixed terminal and a movable terminal and configured such that respective upper ends of the fixed and movable terminals are offset from each other with respect to each solder ball of the IC; a main body in which the contact is provided and fixed; a cover supported on an upper surface of the main body and configured to be movable up and down; and a slider provided between the main body and the cover and configured to slide left and right, thus opening and closing the movable terminal in a horizontal direction, the slider having a fixed terminal receiving hole and a movable terminal receiving hole in which the fixed and movable terminals of the contact are received, respectively, by passing therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventors: Dong Weon Hwang, Logan Jae Hwang, Jae Baek Hwang
  • Patent number: 10971870
    Abstract: A connection interface between a panel and a support structure. The panel includes one or more connectors. The support structure supports the panel and is configured to engage with the one or more connectors. The connection interface between the panel and the support structure provides a mechanical connection to secure the panel. The connection interface can also provide for electrical connections between the panel and the support structure and/or between the panel and one or more other panels or remote components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventor: David Lynn
  • Patent number: 10971865
    Abstract: A cable with terminals in the present disclosure includes a shielded cable (80) and an outer conductor (40). The shielded cable (80) includes wires (81) and a shield. The outer conductor (40) includes a tube. The tube collectively covers the outer peripheries of the wires (81) exposed from the shield, and includes a first cover and a second cover. The first cover covers the wires from a first side, and the second cover covers the wires from a second side opposite to the first side with clearances (S) defined between the first and second covers. At least one of the first and second covers includes leakage suppressing portions (58). The leakage suppressing portions (58) extend toward a wire arrangement area (48) where the wires (81) are arranged in the tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventor: Yusuke Kojima
  • Patent number: 10965049
    Abstract: An electrical receptacle assembly includes an electrically insulative board, such as a silicon-based printed circuit board (PCB), with electrical contacts mounted to the board to form a high voltage AC receptacle configured to receive a male plug associated with an electrical consumer. The electrical contacts may be mechanically connected directly to the board and receive electrical power from respective wires fitted with terminal connectors, or may be supported in receptacle assemblies that receive electrical power from conductors embedded in the board. Optionally, the electrical contacts are mounted directly to a separate receptacle board that extends outwardly from a main board. A low voltage receptacle and associated circuitry may be incorporated into the receptacle assembly, which may further include an outer housing to facilitate mounting in a work area or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Inventors: Norman R. Byrne, Joseph D. Ward, Aaron G. Lautenbach
  • Patent number: 10960319
    Abstract: A building element for a modular device includes a male connector comprising M first magnets, a first ground terminal, a first detection terminal, a first power terminal, and a first signal terminal; and a female connector comprising M second magnets that are magnetically attractable to the first magnets, N second ground terminals, O second detection terminals, P second power terminals, and a second signal terminal. When the male connector of one building element is mechanically connected to the female connector of another building element, the first ground terminal, the first detection terminal, the first power terminal and the first signal terminal of the male connector of the one of two building elements respectively come into contact with one of the second ground terminals, one of the second detection terminals, one of the second power terminals, and the second signal terminal of the other one of the two building elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP LTD
    Inventors: Yongping Zeng, Wei He, Wenhua Fan, Zhongliang Wang, Youjun Xiong
  • Patent number: 10965048
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing a contact element (3) of an electrical plug connector (1), said method comprising the following steps: providing an electrically non-conductive carrier element (4), and coating the carrier element (4) with an electrically conductive material, wherein the produced coating (6) forms the only electrical signal conductor. The invention further relates to an electrical plug connector having a contact element (3), which is characterized in that the contact element (3) comprises a carrier element (4) coated with an electrically conductive material, wherein the coating (6) forms the only electrical signal conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Inventor: Wolfgang B. Thörner
  • Patent number: 10965053
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electrical contact element (1), that has a plurality of contact areas (21, 22), with a base body (6) made from a first material and a coating (7) applied to the base body (6) made from a coating material. In at least one area of the base body (6) within at least one contact area (21, 22) in each case the first material is removed and is at least partially replaced by a second material. The second material and the coating material each have a higher electrical conductivity than the first material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: ROSENBERGER HOCHFREQUENZTECHNIK GMBH
    Inventors: Ludwig Huber, Stefan Reischl
  • Patent number: 10965065
    Abstract: An electrical connector module with openings in an insulative support selectively positioned to limit dielectric loss in a signal. The connector may include a first and second conductor including first and second sides between first and second edges. An insulative support holds the first conductor adjacent the second conductor and may have at least five pedestal portions, wherein the first pedestal portion contacts the first side of the first conductor, the second pedestal portion contacts the second side of the first conductor, the third pedestal portion contacts the first side of the second conductor, the fourth pedestal portion contacts the second side of the second conductor, and at least a portion of the fifth pedestal portion is disposed between two edges of the first and second conductors. The pedestal portions may have widths less than the widths of the first and second sides of the first and second conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Amphenol Corporation
    Inventors: Marc B. Cartier, Jr., John Robert Dunham, Vysakh Sivarajan, Mark W. Gailus, David Levine, Michael Joseph Snyder