CN100514750C - Self-locking wire terminal module and method of manufacturing the same and wire termination system - Google Patents

Self-locking wire terminal module and method of manufacturing the same and wire termination system Download PDF

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CN100514750C
CN100514750C CNB2005100772154A CN200510077215A CN100514750C CN 100514750 C CN100514750 C CN 100514750C CN B2005100772154 A CNB2005100772154 A CN B2005100772154A CN 200510077215 A CN200510077215 A CN 200510077215A CN 100514750 C CN100514750 C CN 100514750C
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肯尼思
G·艾里什
詹姆斯
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A self-locking wire terminal assembly and a shape memory wire termination system includes an electrical terminal constructed with spring legs which provide two opposing points of contact on a mating electrical conductive pin. The points of contact prevent the pin from being removed. The shape memory termination system is formed by electrically coupling a clip assembly to shape memory wire and to an electrical source. In one embodiment, the shape memory wire causes an actuator to activate when the shape memory wire dissipates electrical power. The terminal assemblies may be manufactured by assembling wire with conduction pads onto a continuous reel. The terminal assemblies may be formed from the reel by trimming wire and linkages between the conduction pads.

Description

Self-locking wire terminal assembly and manufacture method thereof and wire termination system

Technical field

The present invention relates to the electrical connector assembly in general, more specifically says, relates to self-locking wire terminal assembly and shape memory wire terminal assembly.

Background technology

As everyone knows, the electric terminal assembly can be used to connect electric device.For forming these electric terminal assemblies, need certain conductor, for example lead connects mutually with a pair of electric terminal or pad.This electric pad is normally in bulk or the supply of reel shape.The pad of rolling can be supplied on entrusting or the form supply to link end to end.For assembling electrical connector assembly, pad must be taken off from entrusting, and the pad crimping is become to be soldered on the conductor.Often by means of screw, securing member etc. are connected to tie point to the terminal assemblies that assembles subsequently.

A known disadvantage of tradition terminal assemblies is to have had more pad to be taken off and with the pad crimping or be soldered to two procedures on the lead from entrusting.Another shortcoming is terminal assemblies to be linked to each other with tie point with screw or securing member.Also exist some relevant with their manufacturing, other shortcoming and defect that the present invention can be overcome with existing terminal assemblies.

Summary of the invention

The present invention is a target with self-locking wire terminal assembly and shape memory wire termination system.One aspect of the present invention is that electric terminal or conductive spacer provide two contacts that connect on the pairing conductive lead wire with elastic leg formation, elastic leg.Contact point can prevent that conductive spacer from leaving conductive lead wire.Another aspect of the present invention is, by clamp assembly with electric connection of shape memory wire and power supply form the shape memory wire terminal system.Can start transmission mechanism during this shape memory wire consumed power.Another aspect of the present invention comprises using lead and conductive spacer is assembled in a kind of lead and the terminal group component that the method on the continuous reel is made.Usually lead and the linkage section pruned between the adjacent conductive pad can form single conductor terminal assembly from this reel.

Self-locking wire terminal assembly of the present invention comprises: at least one conductive spacer, this at least one conductive spacer comprises the hole of running through this conductive spacer, and first elastic leg and second elastic leg arranged, described first elastic leg defines first contact surface, second elastic leg limits second contact surface, described first elastic leg and second elastic leg can be offset up and down, and first and second contact surfaces are arranged around described hole; Wherein, described first elastic leg and second elastic leg and described conductive spacer are whole to be formed, described first elastic leg stretches from first edge of described conductive spacer and is configured to collapsed shape at the first surface of described conductive spacer, and to described second elastic leg stretching, extension, described second elastic leg stretches from second edge of described conductive spacer and is configured to collapsed shape at the described first surface of described conductive spacer, and stretches to described first elastic leg; With the lead that connects with described at least one conductive spacer.

Conductor terminal of the present invention system comprises: comprise the shell of at least one support column, described at least one support column has recessed portion; By engaging the contact clip that the female is fixed to described at least one support column, this contact clip comprises flexible contact finger and crimping part; The conductive spacer as claimed in claim 1 that links to each other with contact finger; The shape memory wire that links to each other with conductive spacer; With the transmission device that links to each other with shape memory wire.

The method that the present invention makes the conductor terminal assembly comprises the steps: to be provided at least one conductive spacer of entrusting many as claimed in claim 1, and wherein the adjacent conductive pad is connected by linkage section, and each conductive spacer comprises a crimping part; Pass the crimping of described many conductive spacers and partly insert a continuous conductors; Continuous conductors is fixed on the crimping part of each conductive spacer, so that the electrical connection between continuous conductors and each conductive spacer to be provided; Removing described at least one entrusts; With with described many conductive spacers and continuous conductors around to reel.

Another conductor terminal system of the present invention comprises: the shell that comprises at least one support column;

Be fixed to the contact clip of described at least one support column, this contact clip comprises flexible contact finger and crimping part; The conductive spacer as claimed in claim 1 that links to each other with contact finger; The shape memory wire that links to each other with conductive spacer; With the transmission device that links to each other with shape memory wire; Wherein, described contact clip comprises and is used for the installation leg that is connected with printed circuit board (PCB).

Reading following detailed description, behind claim and the accompanying drawing, for a person skilled in the art, other characteristics of the present invention and superiority will be more obvious, in the accompanying drawing, and the part that identical numeral is identical.

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Fig. 1 provides a kind of known lead terminal assemblies one by one.

Fig. 2 a provides the known pair of conductive pad that links together.

Fig. 2 b is the another kind of known pair of conductive pad that links together.

Fig. 3 provides according to the lead of one embodiment of the invention terminal assemblies one by one.

Fig. 4 provides this lead another view of terminal assemblies one by one of embodiment one by one according to the present invention.

Fig. 5 provides the isogonism bottom view of an exemplary self-locking wire terminal of the present invention, has a conductive lead wire to wait among the figure and is fixed on the conductor terminal.

Fig. 6 provides Fig. 5 conductive lead wire and is inserted into according to the situation in this self-locking wire terminal of one embodiment of the invention.

Fig. 7 provides conductive lead wire and has inserted the interior end view of this self-locking wire terminal.

Fig. 8 provides the plane graph according to a pair of connection conductive spacer of one embodiment of the invention.

Fig. 9 is according to one embodiment of the invention, the many conductive spacers that are connected that fit together with a continuous conductors.

Figure 10 is many conductive spacer plane graphs to connecting of another embodiment of the present invention.

Figure 11 provides the connection conductive spacer of a plurality of Figure 10, and they fit together according to one embodiment of the present of invention and a continuous conductors.

Figure 12 provides according to one embodiment of the present of invention and a plurality of Figure 10 conductive spacers that continuous conductors links together.

Figure 13 a provides a conductor terminal assembly that comprises Figure 10 conductive spacer.

Figure 13 b is another view that comprises the conductor terminal assembly of Figure 10 conductive spacer.

Figure 14 provides a plurality of conductive spacers and the shape memory wire of another embodiment of the present invention.

Figure 15 provides the shape memory wire terminal assemblies that links to each other of one section continuous length.

Figure 16 provides another view of the continuous shape memory wire terminal assemblies of one section continuous length.

Figure 17 represents single shape memory wire terminal assemblies of the present invention.

Figure 18 provides according to one embodiment of the invention, the contact clip that combine with a shell.

Figure 19 provides a kind of contact clip, and it combines with shell according to one embodiment of the present of invention.

Figure 20 provides an exemplary shape muscle wire assembly, and it just is coupled on the contact clip assembly of Figure 19 to form terminal assemblies according to one embodiment of the present of invention.

Figure 21 provides a conductor terminal system according to one embodiment of the invention.

Figure 22 a provides another contact clip that will connect with printed circuit board (PCB) according to another embodiment of the present invention.

Figure 22 b provides according to one embodiment of the invention, Figure 22 a contact clip that connects with printed circuit board (PCB).

Figure 23 provides according to one embodiment of the invention, a kind of conductive clip that can connect with printed circuit board (PCB).

Figure 24 provides according to one embodiment of the invention, and what linked together is many to Figure 23 conductive clip.

Figure 25 provides according to another embodiment of the present invention, and what linked together is many to conductive clip.

Figure 26 provides Figure 25 conductive clip that links to each other that connects with a continuous conductors.

Figure 27 provides the plane graph of the some Figure 26 conductive clips that linked together.

Figure 28 provides Figure 27 conductive clip pressure contact portion subsection that online 1-1 place obtains.

Figure 29 provides the isometric view of exemplary crimping applicator.

Figure 30 is another isometric view of exemplary crimping applicator.

Figure 31 provides the another kind of usage of Figure 29 crimping applicator.

Figure 32 provides a continuous conductors with the crimping of Figure 31 crimping applicator.

Figure 33 provides a conductor terminal assembly according to another embodiment of the present invention.

Before describing some embodiment of the present invention in detail, it should be understood that application of the present invention is not limited to the following describes or accompanying drawing in the structure and the layout details of given each part.The present invention can have other embodiments and can realize with distinct methods.In addition, should also be understood that used wording and term are should not be considered as restriction for illustrative purposes around here." comprise " and " comprising " and the variation the meaning be to comprise after this cited object and equivalent and additional object and equivalent thereof.

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Fig. 1 provides a kind of known lead one terminal assemblies 100.Lead one terminal assemblies 100 can be used to provide two parts, parts in the automobile for example, between electric and mechanical connection.Lead one terminal assemblies 100 comprises electric terminal or conductive spacer 101 and 103 that link together with lead 105.Pad 101 and 103 respectively by section 107 and 109 and lead 105 connect, section 107 and 109 then is crimped on the lead 105.Pad 101 and 103 respectively has a hole 111 so that use screw, threaded rod, or analog clamps spacers to a tie point and with nut and packing ring (not shown).

Fig. 2 a provides the part of known supply reel 201, and it comprises with entrusting 207 conductive spacers 101 and 103 that link to each other.Linkage section 209 with 211 respectively with conductive spacer 101 with 103 with entrust 207 and link to each other.Fig. 2 b provides the part of known supply reel 251, and it comprises that the auxiliary linkage section 257 of usefulness is linked at conductive spacer 253 and 255 together end to end.Conductive spacer 253 and 255 respectively comprises one section crimping part 261.For forming the conductor terminal assembly, example is assembly as shown in Figure 1, conductive spacer 101,103 must be taken off from reel 201, if supply by this way subsequently, also must be crimped onto section 107,109 above the end of separate conductors 105.Can see,, after taking off conductive spacer, also need two road crimping process from reel for forming the conductor terminal assembly 100 of Fig. 1.The above for conductor terminal assembly 100 is fixed on the tie point, also needs to utilize screw, and securing member waits finishes connection.The present invention has exempted this multiple tracks assembling procedure and has utilized single screw, and securing member etc. are fixed to the conductor terminal assembly necessity of tie point.

Referring to Fig. 3 and 4, provide self-locking wire terminal assembly 300 among the figure according to an illustrative embodiment of the invention.Conductor terminal assembly 300 is that this will describe in detail below from what lock, therefore no longer needs with additional screw, and securing member etc. are fixed to the conductor terminal assembly on the tie point.In addition, will describe in detail below, this conductor terminal assembly can with one will be with the lead of conductive spacer or terminal, shape memory wire for example is together on a continuous reel.Because this technology, manufacturer or terminal use have just exempted the multiple working procedure that single conductive spacer is crimped onto on the wire end.To illustrate that below the continuous reel of conductor terminal assembly can transport on reel, the terminal use only needs to downcut from reel the conductor terminal assembly of requirement.

As shown in Fig. 3 and 4, conductor terminal assembly 300 comprises and lead 305 electric conductive spacer or the electric terminals 301 that link to each other with machinery.Though use " conductive spacer ", electric terminal or the like for ease of statement at this.Claim conductive spacer 301 for from locking be because they and conductive lead wire (pin) the 307th, electric and mechanical linking to each other.Because this latching characteristics no longer needs with screw is installed, securing member waits the conductor terminal assembly is fixed on the tie point.

Turn to Fig. 5-7, provide conductive lead wire 307 among the figure and insert from situation about locking in the conductive spacer 301.Conductive spacer 301 comprises the elastic leg 317 and 319 that links to each other with 323 with contact surface 321.Elastic leg 317 and 319 and contact surface 321 and 323 be that hole 315 in being formed at conductive spacer 301 is shaped.As shown in the figure, conductor leading 307 is below conductive spacer 301 patchhole 315.In this exemplary embodiment, hole 315 is square, but depends on concrete application, also can adopt other shapes.Elastic leg 317 and 319, they can allow contact surface 321 and 323 biasings, with making contact surface 321 keep biasing to contact with 323 with the conductive lead wire 307 that inserts, extract from hole 315 to prevent conductive lead wire 307.

Contact surface 321 and 323 be arrange face-to-face and between surface 321,323, define space or gap 325.As shown in the figure, conductive lead wire 307 passes gap 325, and opposite contact surfaces 321 and 323 then provides two on conductive lead wire 307 to connect the contact with the conductive lead wire fix in position.Under unassembled state, gap 325 is less than the diameter of lead-in wire (pin) 307.When lead-in wire 307 passed between the 325 insertion contact surfaces 321 and 323 of gap, elastic leg 317 and 319 was configured to them and will causes gap 325 to enlarge when elastic leg upwards is offset.Go between 307 in place after, any acting on from the upwards active force that locks conductive spacer 301 all will cause elastic leg 317 and 319 to offset downward, thereby dwindle gap 325, thereby strengthen the contact force that acts on the lead-in wire 307.Therefore, conductive spacer 301 is from being locked on the lead-in wire 307.It will be appreciated that the conductive spacer 301 of Miao Shuing only is the explanation as instruction of the present invention and principle around here.Depend on concrete application, also desirable other difformities of conductive spacer 301 and structure and still can provide same locking characteristic certainly.

Another aspect of the present invention shown in Fig. 8 provides among the figure and comprises a part of entrusting 333 and 335 supply reel 330.Many to the conductive spacer 301 that links to each other extend entrust 333 and 335 between and with their punching presses together.The conductive spacer 301 that links to each other links together by brace or linkage section 337.Conductive spacer 301 also the end of crimping part 309 with entrust 333 and be connected with 335.

Referring to Fig. 8 and 9, during the manufacturing, the conductive spacer 301 that links to each other connects at crimping part 309 places and continuous conductors 339.Subsequently, entrust the 333 and 335 multi-joint conductor terminal assemblies that can form as shown in Figure 9 from conductive spacer 301 excisions that link to each other.This multi-joint conductor terminal assembly subsequently can be around continuous reel with convenient transportation and use subsequently.For forming single lead terminal assemblies one by one, the conductor terminal assembly 300 shown in Fig. 3 for example only needs continuous conductors 339 with brace or section 337 and brace 337 places cut and gets final product.

Figure 10 provides the part with many supply reels 400 to the conductive spacer that links to each other according to another embodiment of the present invention.Conductive spacer 401 by linkage section 407 with entrust 403 and be connected with 405 and interconnect by linkage section 409.Each pad 401 also comprises crimping part 411.Referring to Figure 11, the conductive spacer 401 that links to each other is to fit together Fig. 8 and 9 described similar manners and continuous conductors 415 with top.Turn to Figure 12, remove subsequently and entrust 403 and 405, thereby stay the many conductive spacers 401 that are formed on the lead 415.Many conductive spacers 401 form many conductor terminal assemblies, the latter can be subsequently subsequently traffic requirements and on continuous reel.For forming single lead one terminal assemblies, for example the assembly shown in Figure 13 a and the 13b 430 only needs the conducting line segment between excision linkage section 409 and the conductive spacer 401 to get final product.

Referring to Figure 13 a and 13b, provide self-locking wire terminal assembly 430 among the figure, it is included in the conductive spacer 401 of the electric and mechanical connection of crimping part 411 places and lead 415.As shown in Figure 13 b, conductive spacer 401 is self-locking wire terminals, and they are to be similar to mode and the conductive lead wire 432 electric and mechanical connections that the front was once described Fig. 3-7.In other words, conductive lead wire 432 is inserted in the hole 434 that is formed in the conductive spacer 401, is inserted between elastic leg 436 and 438.Elastic leg 436 and 438 has defined the contact surface 440 and 442 of face-to-face layout.When lead-in wire 432 passed through between elastic leg 436 and 438, lead-in wire 432 can contact with 442 with contact surface 440.Elastic leg 436 and 438 biasing person's character cause the two relative side of contact surface 440 and 442 contact lead-wires 432 and prevent that conductive spacer 401 from leaving lead-in wire 432.In the illustrated embodiment, contact surface 440 and 442 and elastic leg 436 and 438 be integrated formation.In one exemplary embodiment, contact surface 440 and 442 has also defined the V-notch 444 that helps lead-in wire 432 fix in position.

Figure 14-22 describes shape memory wire terminal system of the present invention.This system provides and shape memory wire, memorial alloy lead for example, machinery and be electrically connected.Shape memory wire can expand in the time of can shrinking and cool off when heating, can be used for starting light-duty mechanism.Electric current flows through this lead can follow wire-heated.

As shown in Figure 14, many conductive spacers 501 is entrusted 503 punching presses together with central authorities in couples.During the manufacturing, muscle wire 505 is passed 507 feedings of crimping part and is crimped and forms connecing of the continuous length muscle wire terminal assemblies that links to each other.Conductive spacer 501 is entrusted 503 by linkage section 509 and central authorities and is linked together.As shown in Figure 15, remove central authorities entrust after 503 can with the continuous muscle wire terminal assemblies of continuous length on the reel with convenient transportation and use subsequently.

Figure 16 further specifies the continuous muscle wire terminal assemblies of continuous length.For forming single muscle wire terminal assemblies, for example the muscle wire terminal assemblies 511 shown in Figure 17 should excise the linkage section 509 shown in Figure 16 and the muscle wire 505 at this place.As shown in Figure 17, single muscle wire terminal assemblies 511 comprises pair of conductive pad 501, and they engage with muscle wire 505 at crimping part 507 places.

Conductive spacer 501 be configured to can with the contact clip 519 shown in Figure 18, or other tie points match.Contact clip 519 provides machinery to be connected with electric two kinds.Figure 18 illustrates an exemplary contact clip 519, and it just is fixed on certain device housings 521 by one embodiment of the present of invention in the drawings.Contact clip 519 comprise can be by means of shell 521 stop post 527 and 529 fixing stators 523 and 525.Say that more specifically stator 523 goes into to be formed to stop in the recessed portion 531 in the post 527 with seat.Stator 525 goes into to be formed to stop in the similar recessed portion in the post 529 with seat.Contact clip 519 also comprises the crimping part 532 that is crimped on the lead 533, will illustrate below, and lead 533 will be heating shape memory wire 505 supply of electrical energy.Contact clip 519 also comprises and the conductive spacer 501 electric flexible contact fingers 535 that link to each other with machinery, as shown in Figure 20 and 21.For further conductive spacer 501 being clamped on the contact clip 519, also can adopt stator 537, so that conductive spacer 501 can promptly be engaged on the contact clip 519 between stator 537 and the contact finger 535.Stator 537 can be rigidity or flexibility.Be readily appreciated that contact clip can be got different structure according to concrete the application.

Figure 19 provides the contact clip 519 that is fixed on the shell 521.This assembly forms the terminal assemblies according to one embodiment of the invention.Can see that from Figure 19 diagram stator 523 is that seat is in the recessed portion 531 of post 527.Can see that also lead 533 is crimped on the crimping part 532 to finish this assembly and lead 533 and contact clip 519 and contact finger 535 are electrically connected.

Figure 20 provides just conductive spacer 501 and the muscle wire 505 that connects with contact clip 519.Conductive spacer 501 will be placed on the back of the following and stator 537 of flexible contact finger 535.After in place, conductive spacer 501 will be electrically connected with contact clip 519 by flexible contact finger 535.As previously mentioned, contact finger 535 is electrically connected with lead 533.Like this,, flow to conductive spacer 501 and muscle wire 505 then by the electric current of lead 533 supply will flow through contact clip 519 and contact finger 535, thereby heating muscle wire 505.Person of skill in the art will appreciate that the present invention is not limited to the exemplary contact clip shown in each accompanying drawing, the given shape of contact finger and shell and structure, according to specifically using, other shapes and the structure of these parts also are fine.

Referring to Figure 21, provide the couple of conductor terminal assemblies 541 of belt shape muscle wire 505 among the figure, lead 505 links to each other with transmission device 543.This conductor terminal assembly 541 comprises the lead 533 that is electrically connected with contact clip 519, and contact clip 519 has been fixed on the shell 521.Contact clip 519 comprises the contact finger 535 that contact clip 519 is electrically connected to conductive spacer 501.Conductive spacer 501 is by 507 places are crimped to lead 505 and are electrically connected with shape memory wire 505 in the coupling part.By lead 505 being engaged in the groove area 545 on the transmission device 543, transmission device 543 is linked to each other with shape memory wire 505.During use, as mentioned above, supply of electrical energy is arranged to shape memory wire 505.Shape memory wire 505 is accepted can promote transmission device 543 because of contraction behind the electric energy.In embodiment illustrated in fig. 21, when shape memory wire 505 shrank, transmission device 543 will move towards the direction of conductor terminal assembly 541.Those skilled in the art can understand that this embodiment can support various different application and purposes, and for example, the motion of transmission device 543 can be started certain switch or other electric equipments, can open certain mechanical structure, or can use with a large amount of other and use.

Figure 22 a and 22b provide another embodiment of contact clip.This contact clip 551 can be fixed on the printed circuit board (PCB) 553.Contact clip 551 is similar to folder 519 except that also comprising installing the leg 555, leg 555 can be fixed in the hole 557 that is formed in the printed circuit board (PCB) 553 with welding or additive method.Contact clip 551 among Figure 22 b is connected with printed circuit board (PCB) 553.Concerning the foregoing description, contact clip 551 comprises the contact finger 559 that is configured to accept the conductive spacer 501 and the shape memory wire 505 (not shown but front was described) that accompanies.Deliver to contact clip 551 by the electric energy that printed circuit board (PCB) 553 provides through leg 555,, arrive conductive spacer 501 then by contact finger 559.

As another aspect of the present invention, Figure 23 provides an embodiment 601 of conductive clip, and it can be connected to printed circuit board (PCB), for example the printed circuit board (PCB) shown in Figure 22 a.Conductive clip 601 can be by inserting in the printed circuit board (PCB) in the hole that matches of pin 603 being inserted printed circuit board (PCB).Conductive clip 601 also comprises crimping part 605, and it can be crimped on the shape memory wire and conductive clip 601 and shape memory wire are electrically connected.

Referring to Figure 24, for making conductive clip 601, they can be with 607 drawings of entrusting as a supply reel part.Each conductive clip 601 usefulness linkage section 609 link together and by linkage section 611 with entrust 607 and link to each other.As previously mentioned, an available continuous conductors, shape memory wire for example links to each other with each conductive clip 601 at crimping part 605 places and forms multi-joint conductor terminal assembly.Subsequently can be at linkage section 611 places cut from the conductive clip 601 that links to each other and entrust 607, this many conductor terminal assemblies can be to make things convenient for transportation and use subsequently on the reel then.If will form single conductor terminal assembly, then only need linkage section 609 and the continuous conductors at linkage section 609 places partly excised and get final product.

Another embodiment of the conductive clip that can link to each other with printed circuit board (PCB) is shown among Figure 25-27.In this embodiment, conductive clip 701 comprises the pair of conductive terminal 703 that can be crimped in the printed circuit board (PCB) (not shown).The purposes of binding post 703 can keep conductive clip 701 to be fixed on the printed circuit board (PCB) when being welding.Conductive clip 701 also comprises being crimped to and connects lead 715, and shape memory wire for example is so that the crimping part 707 that conductive clip 701 and this lead are electrically connected.As shown in Figure 26, conductive clip 701 has the profile that is roughly arc.

Referring to Figure 25, for making conductive clip 701, these clips can form with 709 punching presses of entrusting as a supply reel part.Each conductive clip 701 usefulness linkage section 711 link together and by linkage section 713 with entrust 709 and link to each other.Continuous conductors 715, for example shape memory wire can link to each other with each conductive clip 701 at crimping part 707 places, to form multi-joint conductor end sub-component.When crimping part 707 is crimped to continuous conductors 715, also can will entrust the 709 conductor terminal assemblies that form the borderland from conductive clip 701 excisions that link to each other at linkage section 713 places, as shown in Figure 26, the continuous conductor terminal assembly of gained can be convenient transportation and use and on reel subsequently again.If will form single lead one terminal assemblies, one terminal assemblies 717 of the single lead shown in Figure 33 for example only needs that part of excision at linkage section 711 places gets final product with linkage section 711 and continuous conductors 715.

Referring to Figure 25-28, an aspect of present embodiment is that crimping part 707 has defined otch 719 and the protruding cushion block 721 on the small pieces part 723 that is formed at crimping part 707.The size of otch 719 and protruding cushion block 721 should be designed to be crimped into a time-out capable assembling in crimping part 707 with shape and be in the same place.When continuous conductors 715 strides across otch 719 and places in the crimping part 707, as shown in Figure 25, small pieces part 723 is amounted on conductive clip 701 calmly, projection cushion block 721 is pressed into continuous conductors 715 in the otch 719, and further continuous conductors 715 is fixed and is anchored on conductive clip 701.Referring to Figure 28, provide a section of crimping part 707 among the figure, it has showed that protruding cushion block 721 is pressed into situation in the otch 719 with continuous conductors 715.By means of this structure, crimping part 707 will provide stronger lead maintenance for continuous conductors 715.

The present invention who describes in Figure 29 and 30 is that crimping part 707 can be come crimping with crimping applicator 731 on the other hand.Crimping applicator 731 can or be deformed to above the continuous conductors part 715 707 crimping of crimping part.For finishing crimping, earlier protruding cushion block 733 (Figure 29) is placed on the surface of applicator 731, (Figure 30 is then on the apparent surface of applicator 731 for recess 735.Should be appreciated that, the quantity of protruding cushion block 733 and recess 735, shape and structure all can become with concrete application.Crimping part 707 is placed between protruding cushion block 733 and the recess 735 and with protruding cushion block 733 is pressed in the recess 735, crimping part 707 and the lead 715 that accompanies just will be located crimping or distortion at this.The section of the structure that forms will be similar to the section that provides among Figure 28.Utilize this technology, crimping part 707 will provide stronger lead maintenance for continuous conductors 715.

Provide another aspect of the present invention among Figure 31 and 32, promptly continuous conductors 715 can be pressed into corrugated with crimping applicator 731.Crimping applicator 731 can be pressed into lead 715 corrugated earlier before being placed into lead 715 in the crimping part 707 or make its distortion.As shown in Figure 31, lead 715 is placed be pressed into recess 735 between the protruding cushion block of applicator 731 and the recess 735 and with protruding cushion block 733 thereby at section 737 and 739 place's lead warpages.Make the lead 715 of warpage be shifted to crimping part 707 subsequently, the small pieces of crimping part 707 will fold on this warpage part of lead 715, as shown in Figure 32 herein.In this embodiment, crimping part 707 comprises otch and protruding cushion block again again.

Referring to Figure 33, for forming single conductor terminal assembly, for example the conductor terminal assembly 717, can excise the linkage section 711 among Figure 25 and lead 715 parts at this place, just can obtain single conductor terminal assembly.

It should be understood that application of the present invention is not limited to given each modular construction and arrangement details around here.The present invention can have other embodiments and available distinct methods to realize.Above-mentioned various variation and modification all belong within the category of the present invention.Should also be understood that disclosed and the present invention that define should extend to described or by the various combinations of two or more characteristics in the numerous characteristics of obviously drawing in this explanation and/or the accompanying drawing around here.The alternative aspect that whole formation the present invention of these various combinations are different.Each embodiment of Miao Shuing realizes known optimal mode of the present invention and will help those skilled in the art to utilize the present invention around here.Present patent application should be interpreted as comprising the various embodiments in the prior art allowed band.

Various characteristics of the present invention will be stated in claims below.

Claims (21)

1, the self-locking wire terminal assembly comprises:
At least one conductive spacer, this at least one conductive spacer comprises the hole of running through this conductive spacer, and first elastic leg and second elastic leg arranged, described first elastic leg defines first contact surface, second elastic leg limits second contact surface, described first elastic leg and second elastic leg can be offset up and down, and first and second contact surfaces are arranged around described hole;
Wherein, described first elastic leg and second elastic leg and described conductive spacer are whole to be formed, described first elastic leg stretches from first edge of described conductive spacer and is configured to collapsed shape at the first surface of described conductive spacer, and to described second elastic leg stretching, extension, described second elastic leg stretches from second edge of described conductive spacer and is configured to collapsed shape at the described first surface of described conductive spacer, and stretches to described first elastic leg; With
The lead that connects with described at least one conductive spacer.
2, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein said at least one conductive spacer comprise and are used for crimping part that described lead is engaged with at least one conductive spacer.
3, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein said first contact surface and second contact surface are to be used for meshing jointly two opposite contact surfaces of conductive lead wire.
4, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 3, wherein said first contact surface and second contact surface define that gap between first and second contact surfaces and wherein said conductive lead wire are arranged in this gap and are in place by the first and second contact surface clampings.
5, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 4, wherein said first and second elastic leg are inserted hour offset in the described hole at conductive lead wire.
6, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein said first and second contact surfaces have defined a V-notch.
7, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein said lead is a shape memory wire.
8, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein said at least one conductive spacer are two conductive spacers that link to each other with described lead.
9, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 4, wherein said conductive lead wire defines a diameter, and wherein, described gap is less than the diameter of described conductive lead wire.
10, self-locking wire terminal assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein, described first elastic leg and second elastic leg can be away from the upwards skews of first surface of contact pins, can offset downward towards the first surface of contact pins, described first and second contact surfaces form the gap, and the power that described first elastic leg and second elastic leg are configured to upwards be applied on the conductive spacer causes that described first elastic leg and the skew of second elastic leg are to dwindle the gap.
11, the conductor terminal system comprises:
The shell that comprises at least one support column, described at least one support column has recessed portion;
By engaging the contact clip that the female is fixed to described at least one support column, this contact clip comprises flexible contact finger and crimping part;
The conductive spacer as claimed in claim 1 that links to each other with contact finger;
The shape memory wire that links to each other with conductive spacer; With
The transmission device that links to each other with shape memory wire.
12, conductor terminal as claimed in claim 11 system also comprises with the pressure contact portion of contact clip and divides the lead that links to each other, wherein said lead, contact clip, contact finger, conductive spacer and current path of shape memory wire formation.
13, conductor terminal as claimed in claim 11 system, wherein said contact clip comprises the stator that is fixed on described at least one support column, described contact clip is to engage the female by described stator to be fixed to described at least one support column.
14, conductor terminal as claimed in claim 11 system, wherein said contact clip comprises first stator that is fixed on described at least one support column and conductive spacer is fixed to second stator on the contact finger.
15, the method for manufacturing conductor terminal assembly comprises the steps:
Be provided at least one conductive spacer of entrusting many as claimed in claim 1, wherein the adjacent conductive pad is connected by linkage section, and each conductive spacer comprises a crimping part;
Pass the crimping of described many conductive spacers and partly insert a continuous conductors;
Continuous conductors is fixed on the crimping part of each conductive spacer, so that the electrical connection between continuous conductors and each conductive spacer to be provided;
Removing described at least one entrusts; With
With described many conductive spacers and continuous conductors around to reel.
16, method as claimed in claim 15 also comprises the steps:
Unclamp described reel to expose first pair of adjacent conductive pad and second pair of adjacent conductive pad.
17, method as claimed in claim 16, also comprise remove between first pair of adjacent conductive pad and the second pair of adjacent conductive pad between linkage section to form single conductor terminal assembly.
18, method as claimed in claim 15, wherein said continuous conductors is a shape memory wire.
19, method as claimed in claim 15, wherein said many conductive spacers are from locking conductive spacer.
20, method as claimed in claim 19, wherein each is from locking second elastic leg that conductive spacer comprises that all a Kong Bingyou who runs through this conductive spacer defines first elastic leg of first contact surface and defines second contact surface, and described first and second contact surfaces are arranged with the relation around described hole face-to-face.
21, the conductor terminal system comprises:
The shell that comprises at least one support column;
Be fixed to the contact clip of described at least one support column, this contact clip comprises flexible contact finger and crimping part;
The conductive spacer as claimed in claim 1 that links to each other with contact finger;
The shape memory wire that links to each other with conductive spacer; With
The transmission device that links to each other with shape memory wire; Wherein, described contact clip comprises and is used for the installation leg that is connected with printed circuit board (PCB).
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