Patents Examined by Nader J Alhawamdeh
  • Patent number: 11509093
    Abstract: A connector assembly device includes a connector element and a connector position assurance (CPA) device mounted to move relative to the connector element between a delivery position and a locking position. The connector element includes a first locking device and a second locking device. The CPA device includes a locking lance that has an associated first locking device configured to implement a first form-fitting connection with the first locking device of the connector element and an associated second locking device configured to implement a second form-fitting connection with the second locking device of the connector element in the locking position. The form-fitting connections prevent any movement of the CPA device in a direction from the locking position towards the delivery position and take place in different planes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics France SAS
    Inventors: Hyunji Yuk, Xavier Rouillard, Carlos Salgado
  • Patent number: 11493013
    Abstract: A current detector includes: a printed circuit board; and a resistor for detecting an electric current of the electrochemical device, wherein a connector having a first terminal is mounted on the printed circuit board, and the resistor has a second terminal which is brought into contact with the first terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignees: GS YUASA INTERNATIONAL LTD., IRISO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomohiro Okachi
  • Patent number: 11495924
    Abstract: An ethernet bridge mounting arrangement includes a housing including a cover portion and a back portion and a wall mount. The housing is configured to be coupled with the wall mount, and the housing is rotatable relative to the wall mount about an axis that extends in a direction perpendicular to a rear surface of the housing between a first rotational orientation, where latching members extending from the housing can be received by and removed from latch openings in the wall mount, and a second rotational orientation, where the housing is prevented from being pulled away from the wall plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: PPC BROADBAND, INC.
    Inventors: Steve Stankovski, David Barany, Noah P. Montena, Harold J. Watkins, Daniel Daoust
  • Patent number: 11476599
    Abstract: A cable system component includes a nut having a seal-grasping surface portion and a seal having an elastically deformable tubular body attached to the nut. The body has a posterior sealing surface that cooperatively engages the seal-grasping surface portion of the nut and a forward sealing surface configured to cooperatively engage an interface port. The seal includes a nonconductive elastomer overlying a conductive elastomer in a radial dimension of the seal. The conductive elastomer is configured to make an electrical ground connection with the interface port before a center conductor of the coaxial cable makes an electrical connection with an internal contact of the interface port when the nut is coupled with the interface port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: PPC BROADBAND, INC.
    Inventor: Harold J. Watkins
  • Patent number: 11473891
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a detonation connector having an electric wire mounting structure, the detonation connector includes: an electrically conductive wire-connecting bracket member having a plurality of electric wire mounting gloves to which a leg line or a leading line is mounted; a lower casing member at which the wire-connecting bracket member is positioned; and an upper casing member covering the lower casing member, wherein the lower casing member may be provided with an opening through which a leg line passes, and the lower casing member is provided with a leg line mounting part therein. Accordingly, a stable connection state in the connector is maintained by fixing a double coated electric wire or a single coated electric wire in a state of being mounted to an opening of the detonation connector and the connection stability and the connection reliability of the leg line and the leading line are secured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: HANWHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Doo Hyun Lee, Ki Chui Park
  • Patent number: 11476603
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes electrical contacts that are configured to be mounted to an electrical cable, and mating ends that are configured to be surface mounted to a contact pad of an underlying substrate, such that the mating ends flex and apply a pressure against the contact pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: SAMTEC, INC.
    Inventors: Jonathan Earl Buck, Keith Guetig
  • Patent number: 11469532
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to an internal conductor configured as a movable element, thereby providing a connector for preventing the occurrence of the breakdown or damage of a pin of a male connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: Junkosha Inc.
    Inventor: Hiromi Yasumoto
  • Patent number: 11462867
    Abstract: A structure for fixing a connector to a fixing portion includes the connector and the fixing portion. The fixing portion includes a bracket and a fitting portion. The bracket is erected on the fixing portion. The connector includes a lock portion configured to, when the bracket is inserted into the lock portion by attaching the connector to the fixing portion, lock the bracket. The fitting portion is configured such that a part of the connector is fitted into the fitting portion when the connector is attached to the fixing portion. The bracket may be integrally molded with the fixing portion molded with a resin. The fitting portion may have a hole portion running along a fitting direction in which the connector is attached to the fixing portion, and a slit may be formed in the fitting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhide Takahashi, Takashi Matsunaga, Eiji Aoki, Takahiro Kubo
  • Patent number: 11462851
    Abstract: A machine case includes a bottom cover and a top cover with a connection port, encloses a printed circuit board therein. An internal flat cable is equipped with a first connector at one end thereof and mounted upon a center region of the printed circuit board, and a second connector at another end thereof and disposed in the connection ports without electrically connecting to the printed circuit board. The second connector includes a plurality of contacts integrally formed within an insulator via insert-molding. A cable connector assembly includes an insulative housing having a mating port adapted to be mated with the connection port. A printed circuit board is embedded within the housing and forms mating pads on two opposite surfaces in a reversely symmetrical manner so as to have the two corresponding mating pads on two opposite surfaces in the diagonal direction share the same circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignees: FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventor: Terrance F. Little
  • Patent number: 11462853
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative front housing, an insulative rear housing and a plurality of contacts. The front housing forms a mating cavity. The contact includes a contacting section extending into the mating cavity, a retaining section retained to the front housing, and a connecting section connected with the wire. The rear housing includes a front receiving space and a rear receiving space communicating with each other. The rear portion of the front housing is assembled into the front receiving space of the rear housing to have the connecting sections of the contacts exposed in the front receiving space. The rear receiving space receives the corresponding wires therein with corresponding opening to allow the wires to extend therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignees: FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Shun-Ying Yuan, Bin Peng, Jian-Kuang Zhu, Kuo-Chun Hsu
  • Patent number: 11456552
    Abstract: A cover has both ends in an extension direction being connected to an insulating member body. A dividing portion formed in a part of the extension direction divides the cover into a first section and a second section. The first section and the second section come into contact with a spring contact when a male terminal contact portion is inserted between a pair of female terminal contact portions. On contact with the spring contact, the first section and the second section elastically deform at least in an opposing direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuya Minamino, Takashi Sone
  • Patent number: 11450990
    Abstract: A method for shielding and grounding a connector assembly from electromagnetic interference (EMI) including at least one of a step of directing the EMI to at least an electrically conducting seal, and a step of directing the EMI to at least a male/female joint stamped shield. The EMI, generated by, e.g., at least a battery cable assembly or the like, housed within at least a male connector assembly or a female connector assembly of the connector assembly, has a flow path that is conducted through at least the electrically conductive seal and the male/female joint stamped shield of the connector assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: J.S.T. CORPORATION
    Inventor: David Demaratos
  • Patent number: 11444403
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a terminal assembly, which comprises a first terminal component, a second terminal component, and an elastic member. The first terminal component comprises a first flat terminal, which comprises a cable connecting end part and a first contacting end part. The second terminal component is disposed on one side of the first terminal component. The second terminal component comprises a second flat terminal including a second contacting end part and an electrical connecting end part. The first contacting end part is contacting with the second contacting end part. Two ends of the elastic member are respectively connected to the first terminal component and the second terminal component. The second terminal component is able to move toward or move away with respect to the first terminal component through the elastic member. The first contacting end part is frictionally contacting with the second contacting end part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: DONGGUAN LUXSHARE TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tao Song, ChenHui Zeng, RongZhe Guo
  • Patent number: 11431134
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a high-speed connector including an insulating body, a number of conductive terminals, a number of conductive terminals, and a conductive plastic. The insulating body has a back surface. The conductive terminals are retained in the insulating body. The conductive plastic is disposed on the back surface of the insulating body. The cables are electrically connected with the conductive terminals. The cables extend beyond the back surface of the insulating body. The cables pass out of the conductive plastic. The high-speed connector of the present disclosure prevents the interference of electromagnetic signals at the back surface of the insulating body where the cables pass through.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: DONGGUAN LUXSHARE TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Bin Huang, Rongzhe Guo, Hongji Chen, Huanhuan Shen
  • Patent number: 11424574
    Abstract: The present invention provides a terminal electrical connector, which includes a terminal unit and a rotating cap. The terminal unit includes a terminal unit body, one or a plurality of electrical terminals provided inside the terminal unit body, and a torsion spring positioned on the terminal unit body. A limiting groove for limiting a pivotal stroke and a first positioning groove for positioning a first end of the torsion spring are provided on an outer peripheral side of the terminal unit body. The rotating cap includes a cap body, and one or a plurality of locking blocks provided on the cap body for locking on another terminal electrical connector. A sliding block and a second positioning groove are provided on an inner circumference of the cap body. The sliding block is used for limiting the pivotal stroke of the rotating cap relative to the terminal unit body, and the torsion spring is used for inertially returning the rotating cap to a position of a reset angle relative to the terminal unit body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: KUNSHAN OUTDOOR SOLUTIONS ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: De Yao Huang, Teng Sheng Hung, Jui Chih Hung, Feng Ching Hsueh
  • Patent number: 11402074
    Abstract: An electrical connector pipe is adapted for structural applications in theater, television and entertainment industries. The connector pipe includes a rigid tubular enclosure defining a hollow continuous internal wireway receiving electrical wiring within an inside diameter of the enclosure, and having a substantially uniform outside diameter between opposite ends of the enclosure. At least one outlet pocket is formed in a side wall of the enclosure. A connector adapter plate is located in the outlet pocket, and extends within the inside diameter of the enclosure. At least one output connector is carried by the connector adapter plate, and resides within the inside diameter of the enclosure with external access provided through the outlet pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: The Light Source, Inc.
    Inventor: Eric E. Von Fange
  • Patent number: 11394143
    Abstract: A connector 10 disclosed by this specification is to be mounted on a circuit board having lands and includes a housing 12 to be connected to a mating housing, and a pair of pegs (board fixing portions) 16 to be respectively mounted into both side portions of the housing 12 and soldered and fixed to the lands. The pair of pegs 16 respectively have peg-side contact surfaces (fixing portion-side contact surfaces) 26S to be held in surface contact with a pair of housing-side contact surfaces 52S located on both side surfaces of the housing 12. The housing 12 includes a pair of first projections (projections) 64 projecting toward back surfaces 26B of the pair of pegs 16 on sides opposite to the peg-side contact surfaces 26S.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroto Sakai, Yuichi Nakanishi, Hidekazu Matsuda
  • Patent number: 11394155
    Abstract: An F-male port includes a nut with internal threads that are configured to provide a mechanical fit and lock of the F-male port with an F-female port. The F-male port further includes a mating interface having an insert with an angled surface, wherein the mating interface is adaptable to differentials in surfaces of mated F-female ports. The F-male port also includes a nut retainer configured to hold the nut in place, wherein when the nut is torqued down, force is applied to the nut retainer and the nut retainer pulls the front of the insert with it to create a mechanical contact between the F-female port and the insert.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: PPC BROADBAND, INC.
    Inventor: Søren Baldus-Kunze
  • Patent number: 11381026
    Abstract: A protector plate for use with an electrical connector has a protector body. The protector body has a front plate face and an opposed back plate face. The protector plate includes one or more terminal openings that pass through the protector body. A plurality of staged locks are attached to the protector body for relative rotational movement. The staged locks extend beyond the front plate face. The staged locks also extend beyond the back plate face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Lear Corporation
    Inventors: Deborah Probert, David Menzies, Lewis Galligan
  • Patent number: 11374345
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electrical connector comprising a housing and a radiator. The radiator is disposed on the housing, comprising a fluid flowing space, a fluid input port, and a fluid output port. The fluid input port and the fluid output port are communicating with the fluid flowing space. Fluid flows through the fluid input port to the fluid flowing space. The fluid absorbs the thermal energy generated by a mating connector plugged into the electrical connector. The fluid absorbing the thermal energy generated by the mating connector flows through the fluid output port to external.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: DONGGUAN LUXSHARE TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD
    Inventor: XiaoKai Wang