JP2010040436A - Connector - Google Patents

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JP2010040436A
JP2010040436A JP2008204538A JP2008204538A JP2010040436A JP 2010040436 A JP2010040436 A JP 2010040436A JP 2008204538 A JP2008204538 A JP 2008204538A JP 2008204538 A JP2008204538 A JP 2008204538A JP 2010040436 A JP2010040436 A JP 2010040436A
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Zenshin Oishi
Mayu Suzuki
全伸 大石
麻由 鈴木
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Yazaki Corp
矢崎総業株式会社
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<P>PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a connector suppressing a load applied to a connection part connected to a counterpart connector and a substrate caused by the vibration of a fixing member. <P>SOLUTION: When mounting the connector 1 to an apparatus case 5, if a snap ring 4 is externally fitted in a mounting groove of an adhering part 11 after inserting a hood 12 in a mounting hole 51, the back side of the snap ring 4 abuts on the front side of an apparatus case 5 around the mounting hole 51 and energizes the adhering part 11 forward through the mounting groove, and the connector 1 is moved forward until the front side of the hood part 12 matches its horizontal position with the front side of the apparatus case 5. Attendantly, a pushing force is applied to an elastic support member 14 from the back side of the apparatus case 5 to warp a support part. The connector 1 positioned at the apparatus case 5 is elastically supported by the elastic support member 14 horizontally with respect to the apparatus case 5. <P>COPYRIGHT: (C)2010,JPO&INPIT

Description

  The present invention relates to a connector that is inserted into an insertion hole provided in a fixing member and fixed to the fixing member.

  This type of connector suppresses the transmission of vibration generated in the fixing member in order to ensure electrical connection with the mating connector located outside the fixing member and the circuit board located inside. It is desired. In particular, when the connection terminal is soldered to the circuit board, there is a high possibility that a solder crack will occur due to the influence of vibration, and suppression of vibration is strongly desired.

  In the board connector disclosed in Patent Document 1 below, the connection terminal held by the connector main body extends from the arm part that comes into contact with the terminal of the mating connector, and the arm part through the bent part, to the circuit board. And a leg portion to be soldered. In this way, by providing a bent portion in the connection terminal located between the connector body and the circuit board, the bent portion is bent and developed in accordance with the displacement of the connector body with respect to the circuit board, and the connection terminal and the circuit board It is possible to suppress the load applied to the connecting portion.

JP 2007-103106 A

  However, in order to suppress minute vibrations by bending and progressing the metal connection terminal, it is necessary to greatly bend the bent portion, so that it is necessary to increase the size of the housing accordingly, which may increase the size of the connector. was there.

  This invention is made | formed in view of such a subject, and it aims at providing the connector which can solve the said subject.

In order to achieve such an object, the connector of the present invention includes an insertion portion that is inserted into an insertion hole provided in the fixing member, and a mating member that extends from the insertion portion to one surface side of the fixing member across the insertion hole. An attachment portion to which a side connector is attached, and a stopper portion that extends from the insertion portion and is in contact with the other surface of the fixing member sandwiching the insertion hole and is restricted from moving to the one surface side, The stopper portion has an elastic support member that protrudes toward the insertion portion side, and the elastic support member sandwiches the fixing member between the locking member that is externally fitted to the attached portion and the elastic support member, and the elastic support member. The member is bent, and a gap is provided between a part of the stopper portion and the other surface, and the member is fixed to the fixing member.
Further, according to the present invention, a seal member that is interposed between the insertion portion and the insertion hole and seals between the fixing member and the insertion portion is externally fitted to the insertion portion. Features.

  According to the present invention, the fixing member is sandwiched between the locking member externally fitted to the adherend portion and the elastic support member projecting from the stopper portion, and the elastic support member is bent so that the gap between the stopper portion and the fixing member is reached. By providing a gap in the connector, the connector is elastically supported with respect to the fixing member, and the load exerted by the vibration of the fixing member on the connection portion with the mating connector or substrate to be connected can be suppressed.

Hereinafter, the best mode of the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.
FIG. 1 is a front perspective view showing a state before the connector 1 of this embodiment is attached to the device case 5. FIG. 2 is a longitudinal sectional view showing the connector 1 partially enlarged. 3A and 3B are diagrams showing the connector 1 attached to the device case 5, wherein FIG. 3A is a perspective view from the front, and FIG. 3B is a perspective view from the rear. 4A and 4B are cross-sectional views for explaining the shape change of the elastic support member 14 before and after the snap ring 4 is attached to the connector 1. FIG. 4A is a state before the snap ring 4 is attached, and FIG. Is shown. In addition, each direction of the up-down, front-back, left-right used in the following description is shown in each figure used for description. These top / bottom, front / rear, and left / right are described for explanation, and needless to say, may be different from the actual arrangement.

  As shown in FIG. 1, the connector 1 has a substantially rectangular tube-shaped attached portion 11 having a terminal cavity that accommodates the terminals 3, and has a substantially rectangular tube shape with a diameter increased from the rear end of the attached portion 11. The hood portion 12 extends rearward, and the stopper portion 13 extends annularly from the rear end portion of the hood portion 12 in the vertical and horizontal directions. The hood portion of the mating connector is fitted on the adherend portion 11. A pair of guide ridges 11b for guiding the mating connector to be attached and detached are provided on the left and right side surfaces of the adherend portion 11. The guide protrusion 11b protrudes toward the left and right sides and extends in the front-rear direction. Lock portions 11 c are provided on both upper and lower side surfaces of the adherend portion 11.

  As shown in FIG. 2, the base end portion of the adherend portion 11 is provided with a mounting groove 11 d extending in an annular shape along the circumferential direction of the adherend portion 11. The rear surface of the mounting groove 11d is connected to the front surface of the hood portion 12 so that the front and rear positions are the same. As shown in FIG. 1, the snap ring 4 is fitted into the mounting groove 11d. The snap ring 4 includes an insertion piece 42 projecting inward on each of the three sides of a body 41 having a substantially U-shaped flat plate shape, and a projecting projecting face toward each other at the left ends of the upper and lower sides facing each other. And a stop piece 43. The snap ring 4 is externally fitted into the mounting groove 11d from the left side provided with an open end, and the insertion piece 42 and the locking piece 43 are inserted into the mounting groove 11d of the adherend portion 11 to be positioned with respect to the adherend portion 11. .

  As shown in FIG. 2, a housing groove 12 a extending in an annular shape along the circumferential direction of the hood portion 12 is provided on the peripheral surface of the hood portion 12. The packing 2 is mounted in the receiving groove 12a. As shown in FIG. 1, elastic support members 14 are provided on the upper and lower and left and right side surfaces of the stopper portion 13. The elastic support members 14 provided on the upper and lower side surfaces of the stopper portion 13 are located in the center portion in the left and right width direction of the arrangement surface. The elastic support members 14 provided on the left and right side surfaces of the stopper portion 13 are positioned at the center in the vertical direction of the arrangement surface.

  Each elastic support member 14 bridges the contact portion 14b between the tips of a pair of support portions 14a that are bent forward and extended outward from the placement surface toward the outside of the stopper portion 13, and the support portions 14a are connected to each other. It has a connected appearance. As shown in FIG. 2, the distal end portion of the support portion 14 a from which the contact portion 14 b extends is located in front of the front surface of the stopper portion 13.

  As shown by an arrow A in FIG. 1, the connector 1 is inserted into the mounting hole 51 of the device case 5 from the front side, and then is attached to the front surface of the device case 5 from the mounting hole 51. As shown by the arrow B, the snap ring 4 is externally fitted to the mounting groove 11d and mounted on the device case 5. As shown in FIG. 3, the connector 1 attached to the device case 5 is attached with the snap ring 4 fitted on the attaching groove 11 d of the attached part 11 and the elastic support member 14 provided on the stopper part 13. The device case 5 located at the periphery of the hole 51 is sandwiched in the front-rear direction to be positioned with respect to the device case 5. In the connector 1 fixed to the device case 5, the terminal 3 extending rearward from the hood portion 12 is soldered to a circuit board housed in the device case 5.

  When the connector 1 is attached to the device case 5, as shown in FIG. 4A, in the state where the hood portion 12 is inserted into the attachment hole 51 until the front end of the elastic support member 14 comes into contact with the rear surface of the device case 5, The front surface of the hood portion 12 is located behind the front surface of the device case 5 and is disposed in the mounting hole 51. Thereafter, as shown in FIG. 4B, when the snap ring 4 is externally fitted into the mounting groove 11 d of the adherend portion 11, the rear surface of the snap ring 4 contacts the front surface of the device case 5 around the mounting hole 51. Then, the attached portion 11 is urged forward through the mounting groove 11d, and the connector 1 is moved forward until the front surface of the hood portion 12 and the front surface of the device case 5 coincide with each other. Along with this, a pressing force is applied to the elastic support member 14 from the rear surface of the device case 5, and the support portion 14a is bent backward. In this way, the connector 1 is elastically supported in the front-rear direction with respect to the device case 5 by the elastic support member 14 in a state where the connector 1 is positioned with respect to the device case 5.

  When the device case 5 moves in the front-rear direction with respect to the connector 1, the elastic support member 14 to which a pressing force is applied from the rear surface of the device case 5 bends the support portion 14a rearward, or the support portion 14a bends. And the front position of the stopper portion 13 relative to the rear surface of the device case 5 is changed. For this reason, the load applied from the connector 1 to the connection portion between the terminal 3 and the circuit board or the like with the movement of the device case 5 is reduced.

  As described above, according to the present embodiment, the device case 5 is sandwiched between the snap ring 4 that is externally fitted to the adherend portion 11 and the elastic support member 14 that protrudes from the stopper portion 13, and the elastic support member 14 is By bending and providing a gap between the stopper 13 and the device case 5, the connector 1 is elastically supported with respect to the device case 5, and the device case is connected to the mating connector or circuit board to be connected. The load given by the vibration of 5 can be suppressed.

  In the above embodiment, the case where one elastic support member 14 is provided on each of the upper and lower and left and right side surfaces of the stopper portion 13 has been described. However, the number of elastic support members 14 provided on each side surface of the stopper portion 13 is arbitrary, and may be two, for example.

  Moreover, although the said embodiment demonstrated the case where the elastic support member 14 was comprised covering the contact part 14b between the front-end | tips of a pair of support part 14a, the shape of the elastic support member 14 is arbitrary. For example, a shape including only the support portion 14a or a shape in which the contact portion 14b extends laterally from the tip portion of one support portion 14a may be employed. Moreover, although the case where the locking member was made into the snap ring 4 was demonstrated in the said embodiment, the snap ring 4 does not necessarily need to be used as a locking member.

  In the above embodiment,

It is a perspective view from the front which shows the state before the attachment to the apparatus case of the connector of one Embodiment of this invention. It is a longitudinal cross-sectional view which expands and shows a connector partially. It is a figure which shows the connector attached to the apparatus case, (a) is a perspective view from the front, (b) is a perspective view from the back. It is sectional drawing explaining the shape change of the elastic support member before and behind mounting | wearing of the snap ring with respect to a connector, (a) is before mounting | wearing of a snap ring, (b) has shown after mounting | wearing of a snap ring.

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DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Connector 11 Adhering part 11d Mounting groove 12 Hood part 12a Housing groove 13 Stopper part 14 Elastic support member 14a Support part 14b Contact part 2 Packing 4 Snap ring

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  1. An insertion portion that is inserted into an insertion hole provided in the fixing member, an adherend portion that extends from the insertion portion and is fitted with a mating connector on one surface side of the fixing member across the insertion hole, and extends from the insertion portion A stopper portion that is in contact with the other surface of the fixing member sandwiching the insertion hole and is restricted from moving to the one surface side,
    The stopper portion has an elastic support member projecting toward the insertion portion side,
    The fixing member is sandwiched between the locking member externally fitted to the adherend and the elastic support member to bend the elastic support member, and a gap is formed between a part of the stopper portion and the other surface. A connector provided and fixed to the fixing member.
  2.   The seal member that is interposed between the insertion portion and the insertion hole and seals between the fixing member and the insertion portion is externally fitted to the insertion portion. Connector described in.
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JP2014022206A (en) * 2012-07-19 2014-02-03 Furukawa Electric Co Ltd:The Connector, connector fixing structure, and connector fixing method
CN104279022A (en) * 2013-07-11 2015-01-14 丰田自动车株式会社 Connector mounting structure, mounting-result inspection tool, and mounting-result inspection method
JP2017045514A (en) * 2015-08-24 2017-03-02 矢崎総業株式会社 Connector structure
WO2018123703A1 (en) * 2016-12-27 2018-07-05 住友電装株式会社 Relay connector

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JPS402603Y1 (en) * 1964-01-16 1965-01-25
JPS4825105Y1 (en) * 1968-04-05 1973-07-21
JPS5148701Y1 (en) * 1970-08-20 1976-11-24
JPH04121686U (en) * 1991-04-18 1992-10-30
JP2001283975A (en) * 2000-04-04 2001-10-12 Sumitomo Wiring Syst Ltd Attachment structure for connector
JP2008108529A (en) * 2006-10-25 2008-05-08 Fujikura Ltd Fixation panel mounting structure of standby connector

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JPS402603Y1 (en) * 1964-01-16 1965-01-25
JPS4825105Y1 (en) * 1968-04-05 1973-07-21
JPS5148701Y1 (en) * 1970-08-20 1976-11-24
JPH04121686U (en) * 1991-04-18 1992-10-30
JP2001283975A (en) * 2000-04-04 2001-10-12 Sumitomo Wiring Syst Ltd Attachment structure for connector
JP2008108529A (en) * 2006-10-25 2008-05-08 Fujikura Ltd Fixation panel mounting structure of standby connector

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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
JP2014022206A (en) * 2012-07-19 2014-02-03 Furukawa Electric Co Ltd:The Connector, connector fixing structure, and connector fixing method
CN104279022A (en) * 2013-07-11 2015-01-14 丰田自动车株式会社 Connector mounting structure, mounting-result inspection tool, and mounting-result inspection method
JP2017045514A (en) * 2015-08-24 2017-03-02 矢崎総業株式会社 Connector structure
WO2018123703A1 (en) * 2016-12-27 2018-07-05 住友電装株式会社 Relay connector

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