EP0907223A3 - Self aligning electrical connector - Google Patents

Self aligning electrical connector Download PDF

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EP0907223A3
EP0907223A3 EP98307992A EP98307992A EP0907223A3 EP 0907223 A3 EP0907223 A3 EP 0907223A3 EP 98307992 A EP98307992 A EP 98307992A EP 98307992 A EP98307992 A EP 98307992A EP 0907223 A3 EP0907223 A3 EP 0907223A3
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self aligning
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electrical connector
aligning electrical
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Dhirendra C. Roy
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Lear Automotive Dearborn Inc
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Priority to US942970 priority
Application filed by Lear Automotive Dearborn Inc filed Critical Lear Automotive Dearborn Inc
Publication of EP0907223A2 publication Critical patent/EP0907223A2/en
Publication of EP0907223A3 publication Critical patent/EP0907223A3/en
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01RELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE CONNECTIONS; STRUCTURAL ASSOCIATIONS OF A PLURALITY OF MUTUALLY-INSULATED ELECTRICAL CONNECTING ELEMENTS; COUPLING DEVICES; CURRENT COLLECTORS
    • H01R13/00Details of coupling devices of the kinds covered by groups H01R12/70 or H01R24/00 - H01R33/00
    • H01R13/62Means for facilitating engagement or disengagement of coupling parts or for holding them in engagement
    • H01R13/629Additional means for facilitating engagement or disengagement of coupling parts, e.g. aligning or guiding means, levers, gas pressure electrical locking indicators, manufacturing tolerances
    • H01R13/631Additional means for facilitating engagement or disengagement of coupling parts, e.g. aligning or guiding means, levers, gas pressure electrical locking indicators, manufacturing tolerances for engagement only
    • H01R13/6315Additional means for facilitating engagement or disengagement of coupling parts, e.g. aligning or guiding means, levers, gas pressure electrical locking indicators, manufacturing tolerances for engagement only allowing relative movement between coupling parts, e.g. floating connection
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01RELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE CONNECTIONS; STRUCTURAL ASSOCIATIONS OF A PLURALITY OF MUTUALLY-INSULATED ELECTRICAL CONNECTING ELEMENTS; COUPLING DEVICES; CURRENT COLLECTORS
    • H01R2201/00Connectors or connections adapted for particular applications
    • H01R2201/26Connectors or connections adapted for particular applications for vehicles

Abstract

Several self aligning electrical connectors assemblies are disclosed. The assemblies include two halves which are connected together and in which at least one member is movable relative to the other during connection. Spring members bias the two members to a desired position to ensure the two members are held in a desired position after connection, and returned from any position of movement that may have occurred during the connection.
EP98307992A 1997-10-03 1998-09-30 Self aligning electrical connector Withdrawn EP0907223A3 (en)

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US942970 1997-10-03

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DE10140153B4 (en) 2001-08-16 2004-05-06 Agilent Technologies, Inc. (n.d.Ges.d.Staates Delaware), Palo Alto Connector for simultaneously connecting a plurality of coaxial cable
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JP2008004364A (en) 2006-06-22 2008-01-10 Omron Corp Electronic apparatus, and its manufacturing method
EP1930990B1 (en) * 2006-12-07 2016-04-27 Delphi Technologies, Inc. Electrical plug-in connection
DE102009008352B4 (en) * 2009-02-11 2018-05-24 Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH Plug connection device for an electronic assembly
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US2882510A (en) * 1953-10-08 1959-04-14 Western Electric Co Self-aligning electrical connector structure
US4865558A (en) * 1988-11-23 1989-09-12 Amp Incorporated Stabilizing bushing for electrical connector
US4909748A (en) * 1988-02-09 1990-03-20 Yazaki Corporation Movable connector
US5480328A (en) * 1992-06-29 1996-01-02 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Filter plug connector having a shield housing
EP0717470A2 (en) * 1994-12-14 1996-06-19 Molex Incorporated Floating panel mount system for electrical connectors

Patent Citations (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2882510A (en) * 1953-10-08 1959-04-14 Western Electric Co Self-aligning electrical connector structure
US4909748A (en) * 1988-02-09 1990-03-20 Yazaki Corporation Movable connector
US4865558A (en) * 1988-11-23 1989-09-12 Amp Incorporated Stabilizing bushing for electrical connector
US5480328A (en) * 1992-06-29 1996-01-02 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Filter plug connector having a shield housing
EP0717470A2 (en) * 1994-12-14 1996-06-19 Molex Incorporated Floating panel mount system for electrical connectors

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