Patents by Inventor Norman Bottoms

Norman Bottoms has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4429941
    Abstract: A cable clamping arrangement (2) for an electrical connector arranged to hold a cable or bundle of wires (7) firmly in place so as to provide strain relief to the wire terminations. In the described embodiment the cable (7) is clamped by being urged into a pair of V-notches (5) formed in a hollow member (3). In one form of the device a flexible tie (8), extending through the interior of the hollow member (3), pulls the cable (7) into the V-notches (5). In other forms of the device the cable (7) is pulled into the V-notches (5) by a rigid hook (11) also extending through the interior of the hollow member (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1981
    Date of Patent: February 7, 1984
    Assignee: International Computers Limited
    Inventor: Norman Bottoms
  • Patent number: 4173381
    Abstract: An electrical connector including a rigid core having spaced shaped grooves each mounting an elongate resilient member. A flexible strip of insulating material is wrapped around the core. A plurality of spaced apart conductive strips is provided on the strip so that the strips extend circumferentially around the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 1978
    Date of Patent: November 6, 1979
    Assignee: International Computers Limited
    Inventors: Reginald H. Allmark, Norman Bottoms