Patents by Inventor Walter J. Randolph

Walter J. Randolph 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: 4897050
    Abstract: A coaxial cable coupling made up of a plug and a socket. The plug comprises a hollow shell open at its ends, which receives an insulation washer. The insulation washer receives a hollow pin having a cylindrical wall which has a flange on one end and outwardly extending protrusions which receives the washer between them and holds the washer in place. Four indentations in the cylindrical pin extending inwardly grip a conductor and thereby electrically connect the pin to an electrical line. The pin is adapted to be received in a tubular connector on a socket having a hollow shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1989
    Date of Patent: January 30, 1990
    Assignee: NTT, Inc.
    Inventor: Walter J. Randolph
  • Patent number: 4690481
    Abstract: A coaxial connector is described which has an improved plug pin and shell construction wherein the conventional machined pins and shells are replaced with stamped and drawn members providing for simpler manufacture, improved electrical and spring retention characteristics, and improved and simplified wire connections. In particular, the plug pin is hollow and is fixedly mounted in the plug shell, and the conductor is attached to the pin by a front end crimping of the hollow pin after the conductor is slipped into the pin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 1985
    Date of Patent: September 1, 1987
    Inventor: Walter J. Randolph