Abstract: A housing includes a terminal accommodating chamber and a lance. The lance includes a locking portion configured to lock the abutting edge of the terminal, a clearance portion, and a boundary portion between the locking portion and the escape portion. The locking portion is provided on one side of the boundary portion toward which the lance deflects in the first direction, and the clearance portion being provided on another side of the boundary portion toward which the lance returns in the second direction. An edge of the locking portion on a side opposite to the boundary portion and an edge of the clearance portion on a side opposite to the boundary portion are disposed away from the boundary portion toward the rear side of the housing from which the terminal is inserted.
Abstract: The connector is provided with a terminal and a housing supporting the terminal. A portion of the terminal is exposed through the housing to form a mounting surface, and the housing has a pair of crimping pieces provided on opposite sides sandwiching the mounting surface so as to permit pivoting toward the mounting surface about fold lines. The pair of crimping pieces include, respectively, opposed faces facing the mounting surface and abutting faces brought into abutment against a counterpart crimping piece. A recessed portion that engages with a convex portion provided on the abutting face of a counterpart crimping piece when the pair of crimping pieces are pivoted is provided on one abutting face of the pair of crimping pieces. A covering portion that covers the engagement portion of the recessed and convex portions is provided on the side of the recessed portion opposite to the opposed faces.
Abstract: A crimp terminal includes an F-type crimp portion and a C-type crimp portion. The F-type crimp portion has first and second barrel tabs, preferably with an identical length, for crimping a tip end of a complex stranded wire. The F-type crimp portion is adapted to have distal ends of the first and second barrel tabs put together and pushed into the tip end of the complex stranded wire to be crimped. The C-type crimp portion has a third barrel tab for crimping the complex stranded wire. The third barrel tab is wound in a C-form on an outer periphery of the complex stranded wire to be crimped. The arrangement provides a crimp terminal and an electric wire with crimp terminal, that prevents or reduces increases in retained resistance at a crimp portion, and can also prevent an electric wire from slipping out of a crimp terminal.
Abstract: By forming a bus bar-swaging part at a terminal, forming a bus bar-crimping part at a bus bar, and providing a crimping posture-retaining part that retains the crimping posture of the bus bar-crimping part when crimping the bus bar-swaging part to the bus bar-crimping part, the present invention provides a connection structure capable of preventing defective crimping caused by the change in the posture of the bus bar-crimping part to thereby enhance the reliability on connection.
Abstract: A crimp terminal includes; a crimping portion and a cover, the crimping portion is formed in a hollow cylindrical shape in cross section and has a first and a second end portion opposite to the first end portion. The conductor portion is inserted into the first end portion in a longitudinal direction, and the second end is sealed. The second end portion at the opposite side is sealed by welding. The crimping portion has a guide section inside the crimping portion into which the exposed conductor portion is inserted. An inner diameter of the guide section is smaller than an outer diameter of the cover of the insulated wire and larger than an outer diameter of the conductor portion. A length between the first end portion into which the conductor portion is inserted and the guide section is smaller than a length of the exposed conductor portion of the insulated wire.
September 11, 2014
December 25, 2014
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
Abstract: An aluminum electric wire (10) has a metallic core wire (11) coated with an insulation coating (13). A female terminal fitting (20) made of metal different from the core wire (11) has a wire barrel (25) to be connected to the aluminum electric wire (10). A solder seal (30) is formed of solder having a main component with an ionizing tendency close to that of the terminal fitting. The wire barrel (25) is crimped to the core wire (11) exposed by peeling off the insulation coating (13) of the aluminum electric wire (10) and partially sealed with the solder. A seal connection portion (14) connects the insulation coating (13), the exposed core wire (11) and the solder seal (30) to each other in a condition where the coating (13) and the solder seal (30) are sealed off from each other.
Abstract: A connector includes a connector housing having a terminal accommodating chamber, and a terminal fitting, and a lance. The terminal fitting includes: a lance sliding part formed in a shape of a flat face parallel to an inserting direction of the terminal fitting; a lance abutting part formed in a shape of a flat face which is different in level from the lance sliding part by a stepped part; and a lance engaging part. The lance includes a terminal engaging part which engages the lance engaging part; a terminal slide part which slides on the lance sliding part during an inserting process of the terminal fitting into the terminal accommodating chamber; and a chamfered part and a terminal abutting part which are located between the terminal engaging part and the terminal slide part.
Abstract: A connector to be mounted on a substrate includes a first pad and a second pad formed on the surface, including a first contact including a first contacting portion to be in contact with the first pad when the connector is mounted on the substrate; and a second contact including a second contacting portion to be in contact with the second pad when the connector is mounted on the substrate, the first contact and the second contact being configured such that the first contacting portion slides on the first pad in a first direction while the second contacting portion slides on the second pad in a second direction opposite to the first direction, when the first contact and the second contact are pushed toward the first pad and the second pad, respectively, while the connector is being placed on and fixed to the substrate.
February 3, 2012
September 13, 2012
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
Koki Takahashi, Koki Sato, Mitsuru Kobayashi
Abstract: A connector includes a plurality of metal terminals, a connector housing and a spacer. The connector housing respectively receives the metal terminals, has a plurality of terminal accommodating chambers which are aligned in parallel therein and are partitioned with a partition wall each other, and has a first outer wall which is formed with a first opening and a second outer wall which is formed with a second opening. The spacer is inserted into the plurality of terminal accommodating chambers through the first opening so as to hold the plurality of metal terminals so that the metal terminals are prevented from withdrawal from the connector housing, and has a superposing wall which extends toward the second outer wall. The superposing wall superposes on the partition wall and a distal end portion of the superposing wail is located within the second opening.
Abstract: A method and apparatus for connecting wires to circuits, including the formation of at least one electrically conductive path having a plastic base with a metal foil formed of laser direct processes.
February 22, 2010
Date of Patent:
September 20, 2011
Timothy A. Palmer, Robert R. Cunningham
Abstract: A battery connecter includes a plurality of terminals. Each of the terminals includes a resisting portion, a supporting portion, and a contacting portion. The resisting portion includes a first portion and a second portion bent from the first portion. The supporting portion extends from the first portion and resists the second portion. The contacting portion is bent and extends from the supporting portion. The invention also discloses a portable electronic device using the battery connecter.
October 14, 2009
Date of Patent:
July 26, 2011
Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd., FIH (Hong Kong) Limited
Abstract: An apparatus and methods for attaching electrical leads (22, 24) to a heating layer (16) of a heater are provided. An attachment material (50) is thermally sprayed over cords (32) of the electrical leads (22, 24), which are in contact with the heating layer (16) over a contact area (20). The attachment material (50) and the heating layer 16 are further thermally sprayed with a layer (52), which is an isolating material. The thermal sprayed connection between the electrical leads (22, 24) and the heating layer (16) thus provides more intimate contact and an improved electrical connection.
Abstract: The invention relates to a device for connecting together two abutting superconductive cables, each cable being constituted by at least a resistive conductive central support of substantially cylindrical shape, by at least one layer of superconductive material placed around the support, and by an insulating sheath surrounding said layer of superconductive material, the end of each cable being stripped to reveal the central support and said layer of superconductive material, the device being provided with an outer covering of insulating material. According to the invention, the device comprises at least one respective conductive sleeves engaged around the stripped portion of each of the cables, together with a conductive tube containing said sleeves and connected to them.
Abstract: A shielding device for connection strips in telecommunications and data engineering has a number of shielding plates and at least one base rail allocated to the shielding plates. To simplify the process of fitting the shielding device inside a connection strip, the shielding plates and the base rail are integrally formed from a metal sheet, and each shielding plate is connected to the base rail via a narrow web and is arranged rotated through approximately 90° with respect to the base rail.
Abstract: There is provided a sheath for a flexible electrical contact that is incorporated within a sound reproduction device. The sheath preferably includes at least one opening at each end of the sheath to enable the sheath to be worn over the electrical contact with each opening having a thickened periphery ring. The main body of the sheath may be either a cylindrical shape or a conical shape. It is advantageous that the sheath damps a resonance vibration of the flexible electrical contact during operation of the sound reproduction device when the sheath is worn over the flexible electrical contact. The flexible electrical contact may be incorporated within a battery compartment of the sound reproduction device. A corresponding method of using the sheath is also disclosed.
June 1, 2007
December 4, 2008
CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY LTD
Keng Hwa CHUA, Kin Wah CHAN, Eng Kan Melvin SOH
Abstract: An electrical connector according to one embodiment of the invention may include a terminal body that defines an opening therein that includes a plurality of alignment ribs. An electrical terminal is positioned within the opening so that the plurality of alignment ribs align the electrical terminal within the opening in the terminal body.
May 15, 2007
November 20, 2008
SEALCO COMMERCIAL VEHICLE PRODUCTS, INC.
Abstract: A shielding device for connection strips in telecommunications and data engineering has a number of shielding plates and at least one base rail allocated to the shielding plates. To simplify the process of fitting the shielding device inside a connection strip, the shielding plates (2) and the base rail (3) are integrally formed from a metal sheet (28), and each shielding plate (2) is connected to the base rail (3) via a narrow web (4) and is arranged rotated through approximately 90° with respect to the base rail (3).
Abstract: A crimp connector includes an electrically conductive curved member having an inner surface and a leading edge extending away from and back toward the inner surface. The leading edge, curved member, and inner surface define a first volume for receiving a conductive element. The electrically conductive member, in response to an external crimping force, is configured to cause the leading edge to contact and move along the inner surface until the first volume is substantially the same as a second volume defined by the portion of the conductive element received within the first volume.
Abstract: A holder for waterproof connector comprising a holder portion made of a resin and a packing portion made of a gel-like material for keeping a waterproof connector having the terminal portion of an electric wire with a terminal inserted therein watertight at the electric wire side thereof, wherein the packing portion made of a gel-like material is obtained by hardening a silicone composition containing all of the following components (A) to (D): (A) an organopolysiloxane having at least two alkenyl groups per molecule in an amount of 100 parts by weight; (B) an organopolysiloxane having at least two hydrogen atoms having a silicon atom bonded thereto per molecule in an amount such that the amount of the hydrogen atom having a silicon atom bonded thereto in the component (B) is from not smaller than 0.
Abstract: An apparatus for use in arcing fault detection systems within circuit breakers and which is adapted for automated production by top-down assembly. The invention also includes several devices for making electrical connections to the circuit breakers, including a lug having a top and a hollow center, the top having a hole connecting the top to the hollow center for accessing a wirebinding screw, a neutral bus having a first end and a second end, the first end disposed within the hollow center beneath the hole, a wire binding screw disposed in the hole and extending through the hollow center for securing a first wire to the first end of the neutral bus, and a strain relief member connected to the second end of the neutral bus for securing a second wire connected to the second end of the neutral bus.
November 17, 2000
Date of Patent:
November 19, 2002
Square D Company
Dennis William Fleege, Brett Eugene Larson, James Virgal Fixemer
Abstract: In a connecting structure for an electric wire 1 and a terminal 8 in which an insulative outer skin 5 of the electric wire is mounted to an electric wire cover crimping portion 11 of the terminal 8, and the terminal 8 is connected to the electric wire, wherein the electric wire cover crimping portion 11 is formed with a hole 14, and an opening peripheral edge 14a of the hole 14 is allowed to bite into the insulative outer skin 5.
Abstract: A terminal material is composed of a base material and a plurality of plating layers provided on the base material and containing an Sn-plating layer as its outermost layer. When the plating layers include an Ni-plating layer, the plating layers are formed so that the Sn-plating layer does not come in contact with the Ni-plating layer. A crimp portion of a crimp terminal is formed of the terminal material.
Abstract: In an integrally molded capped type connector, the insulating body of the connector has a contact hole extending therethrough from the rear end face to the front end face thereof and an inlet aperture leading to the contact hole from the front end face. The contact hole comprises a slot and a pin contact receiving bore extending along a common longitudinal axis and having cross-sectional areas superposed on each other. The forward end of the slot extends across the inlet aperture perpendicularly to the width thereof and beyond the opposite sides of the slot to define protective walls between the opposite widthwise end portions of the slot at its forward end and the front end face of the body. The base of the socket contact is formed on its opposite side surfaces with lugs adapted to fill up the pin contact receiving bore.
Abstract: The invention comprises a contact terminal having a body with a forward end, a rearward end, an insulation crimping section, and a conductor crimping section. The body has a first stop member to engage insulation on a wire and prevent the insulation from being inserted further forward into the body. A second stop member engages an upper surface of a circuit board to prevent the body from being inserted further forward into a through hole in the circuit board. The second stop member being further forward on the body than the first stop member. When the body is inserted into the through hole in the circuit board, the first and the second stop members maintain the insulation on the wire spaced away from the circuit board thereby protecting the insulation from exposure to heat during soldering.
Abstract: A set of electrical terminals is provided for interconnecting and grounding electrical leads of a harness, for example an automotive engine harness. Each terminal comprises two spaced pairs of spring beams defining a pair of aligned, insulation displacement slots for receiving a common electrical lead. The spring beams of each pair are defined by a pair of juxtaposed loops. The loops of all of the terminals are connected together to provide a cage-like structure by a front wall, a rear wall and a base. One end of each loop is connected to the front wall and the other end of each loop is connected to the rear wall. Lead strain relief ferrules project rearwardly from the base and the rear wall in a single row in closely spaced relationship. The rear wall is secured to the base by means of a flange which has been struck out from the base and which engages over a neck connecting one of the ferrules to the rear wall.
Abstract: There are provided a terminal connection structure and a method of producing the same, in which a terminal is positively and firmly press-connected to end portions or intermediate portions of electric wires, and the connection portion is rendered waterproof. Conductors of a plurality of electric wires are press-connected together by pressing pieces of a terminal through an organic seal material, and the conductors, as well as sheaths of the wires, are clamped together by the pressing pieces of the terminal, and each of the pressing pieces is pressed deeper at that portion thereof disposed on the conductors than at those portions thereof disposed on and adjacent to the sheaths, so that the organic seal material is filled in the conductors, in between the terminal and the conductors, and in between the terminal and the sheaths.
Abstract: A wire has a conductor member and an insulation member covering the conductor member. A terminal has a wire connecting portion. The wire connecting portion has a conductor crimp portion for crimping said conductor member and an insulator crimp portion for crimping the insulation member together with the conductor member. The conductor crimp portion comprises a main body and a pair of crimp pieces extending from the main body. The crimp pieces have engaging portions which are electrically connected to the conductor member and engaged with each other when the crimp pieces are crimped.
Abstract: A crimp-style terminal for a cable includes a base plate serving as a main body for the terminal. One end of the base plate serves as a female type electrical contact section, while the other end of the same serves as a clamping section. A conductor clamping portion and a sheath clamping portion are arranged in the clamping section for tightly holding an unsheathed conductor and sheath of the cable, respectively. A raised flat bottom portion is arranged in the conductor clamping portion so that the conductor of the cable is clamped between a pair of conductor clamping pieces on the raised flat bottom portion. A convex projection is formed in the sheath clamping section so that the sheath of the cable is clamped by a pair of sheath clamping pieces in a state where the sheath of the cable is bent.
Abstract: A connection construction of a high-voltage resistance wire, in which an insulating coating layer is stripped from a distal end portion of the high-voltage resistance wire so as to expose a portion of a winding conductor constituted by an insulating core and a resistance wire wound around the insulating core; wherein a contact piece is mounted on the portion of the winding conductor so as to enclose the portion of the winding conductor in a state where the contact piece is pressed against the portion of the winding conductor; wherein the portion of the winding conductor is folded back onto the insulating coating layer such that the contact piece is brought into facial pressing contact with a terminal.
Abstract: An anode connector assembly provides for connecting to a CRT anode cup a high-voltage conductor consisting of a metal wire covered by resilient insulation. The assembly comprises clamping means for clamping, against the resilience of the insulation, the insulation and a length of bare wire folded back over the insulation. The clamping means including means for making electrical and mechanical connection to the anode cup, whereby an electrical potential carried by the conductor is applied to the anode cup through the wire and the clamping means.
Abstract: A contact is provided for connection of a shielded wire. The contact is formed from a strip of metal bent generally in a U-shape, at least two pairs of elastic projections with a sharp piercing ends formed on the strip, and at least one end of the U-shaped portion forming a wire-retaining portion. The first pair of projections is biased outwardly and the second pair is biased inwardly.
Abstract: A grounding clip forming an electrical interconnection between a ground wire and an electrically conductive panel, such as used on an electrical appliance, is disclosed. This grounding clip comprises a stamped and formed member having a U shaped section with opposed walls extending from a bight for engagement with a panel. Tines or serrations are struck inwardly from each wall to grip the panel. A wire contact section is offset from the U shaped panel. A centrally disposed strain relief arm extends from the U shaped section and any force transmitted from the wire to the clip is in the form of a straight pull extending through the centrally disposed strain relief arm.
Abstract: An ignition plug connector and the method for manufacturing the connector, in which a metallic terminal is provided to receive one end portion of a high tension cord and securely hold the end portion by crimping, and the metallic terminal and the end portion of the high tension cord are covered by an insulating rubber cap formed through molding.In addition, the exposed conducting member extending from the end portion of the cord contacts with the inner surface of the metallic terminal, over which part of the rubber cap is provided to form a wall integral with the rubber cap so as to eliminate air gaps from near the exposed conducting member.
Abstract: A connector terminal is disclosed which comprises a base plate having an electrical contact portion at one side and an electrical wire connecting portion at the other side, and a pair of wire barrel members extending upwardly from both edges of the base plate so that a conductor of an electrical wire is crimped by the pair of wire barrel members. A CH CW ratio in the electrical wire pressure contact portion is in the range of 31 to 35%, the CH CW ratio being defined by the following equation: ##EQU1## where CH is the crimp height and CW is the crimp width.
Abstract: A connector has a connector terminal that has a connecting section for a partner terminal on one end of a conducting plate, a board insertion section on the other end, and a curved section for absorbing the deviations in the vertical. The connector also has horizontal directions in the middle of the conducting plate, and a housing which houses the connector terminal which has a board mounting plate on the side of the base end, and the board mounting plate mounted so as to be horizontally movably on the board via a fixing stand of the board insertion section.