JP3134741B2 - Battery connection terminal with cover and cover for battery connection terminal - Google Patents

Battery connection terminal with cover and cover for battery connection terminal

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JP3134741B2
JP3134741B2 JP07290457A JP29045795A JP3134741B2 JP 3134741 B2 JP3134741 B2 JP 3134741B2 JP 07290457 A JP07290457 A JP 07290457A JP 29045795 A JP29045795 A JP 29045795A JP 3134741 B2 JP3134741 B2 JP 3134741B2
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努 田中
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住友電装株式会社
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    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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Description

【発明の詳細な説明】DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
【0001】[0001]
【発明の属する技術分野】本発明は、カバー付きバッテ
リ接続端子およびカバーに関するものである。
The present invention relates to a battery connection terminal with a cover and a cover.
【0002】[0002]
【従来の技術】例えば電気自動車では、複数のバッテリ
を並設して、それらに立てられたバッテリポスト間をバ
ッテリ接続端子で順次に接続することにより駆動電源を
構成している。そして従来、カバー付きのバッテリ接続
端子として、特開平7−130353号公報に記載され
たものが知られており、以下それについて図5により説
明する。
2. Description of the Related Art For example, in an electric vehicle, a plurality of batteries are arranged side by side, and a battery power supply is constructed by sequentially connecting battery posts set up on the batteries to battery posts. Conventionally, as a battery connection terminal with a cover, the one described in Japanese Patent Application Laid-Open No. Hei 7-130353 is known, which will be described below with reference to FIG.
【0003】このものは、バッテリ接続端子61とそれ
を覆う絶縁性のカバー62とを備えている。バッテリ接
続端子61は編組電線63の両端に接続金具64が嵌着
され、各接続金具64にボルト状のバッテリポスト65
を挿通する挿通孔66が開口された構造となっている。
一方のカバー62は、バッテリ接続端子61を位置決め
して載置可能な底板67と、その上面に着脱可能に取り
付けられる上箱68とを備え、上箱68の両端部には開
閉可能な蓋部69が設けられた構造となっている。
This device has a battery connection terminal 61 and an insulating cover 62 covering the battery connection terminal 61. The battery connection terminal 61 has connection fittings 64 fitted to both ends of the braided electric wire 63, and a bolt-shaped battery post 65 is attached to each connection fitting 64.
Through which an insertion hole 66 is inserted.
The one cover 62 includes a bottom plate 67 on which the battery connection terminal 61 can be positioned and placed, and an upper box 68 detachably attached to the upper surface thereof. 69 is provided.
【0004】すなわちバッテリ接続端子61は、底板6
7に載置されて上箱68が被せられることで予めカバー
62内に収容され、カバー62ごと隣り合うバッテリ7
0に立てられたバッテリポスト65の間にわたされる。
そして接続金具64の各挿通孔66に、底板67の開口
71を通してポスト65を挿通し、上箱68の蓋部69
を開けつつバッテリポスト65の突出端にナット72を
螺合して締め付けることで固定したのち、蓋部69を閉
じることによって、隣り合うバッテリ70のポスト65
間がバッテリ接続端子61で接続され、かつバッテリ接
続端子61がカバー62で覆われた状態となる。
That is, the battery connection terminal 61 is connected to the bottom plate 6
The battery 7 is placed in the cover 62 in advance by being placed on the upper box 68 and covered by the upper
It is passed between the battery posts 65 set to zero.
Then, the post 65 is inserted into each insertion hole 66 of the connection fitting 64 through the opening 71 of the bottom plate 67, and the lid 69 of the upper box 68 is inserted.
The nut 72 is screwed into the protruding end of the battery post 65 while being opened, and is fixed by screwing. Then, by closing the lid 69, the post 65 of the adjacent battery 70 is closed.
The space is connected by the battery connection terminal 61, and the battery connection terminal 61 is covered by the cover 62.
【0005】[0005]
【発明が解決しようとする課題】ところで2本のバッテ
リポスト65を接続する場合に、バッテリ70の配置に
よって、あるいはポスト65の立てられた位置が異なっ
ていたりすることで、接続される2本のバッテリポスト
65が一定の間隔で配置されるとは限らない。しかるに
従来のものは、バッテリ接続端子61がカバー62内に
装着された状態では、両挿通孔66の間隔が一定に決め
られてしまうので、上記のようにバッテリポスト65間
のピッチが変わると装着できないという不具合があっ
た。
When the two battery posts 65 are connected, the two battery posts 65 are connected depending on the arrangement of the battery 70 or because the post 65 is set up at a different position. The battery posts 65 are not always arranged at regular intervals. However, in the conventional device, when the battery connection terminal 61 is mounted in the cover 62, the distance between the two insertion holes 66 is fixed. There was a problem that it could not be done.
【0006】またバッテリ70を並べた場合に、それら
の位置ずれは止むを得ず生ずるところであるが、そのよ
うな位置ずれによりバッテリポスト65間のピッチが僅
か狂った場合でも、バッテリ接続端子61は装着できな
い。そのため、バッテリ70の位置を改めてずらしてバ
ッテリポスト65間のピッチを正規のものに直す必要が
ある等、作業に手間が掛かる欠点があった。
[0006] When the batteries 70 are arranged, displacement of the batteries is unavoidable. However, even if the pitch between the battery posts 65 is slightly deviated due to such displacement, the battery connection terminal 61 remains in place. Can not be installed. Therefore, there is a drawback that the operation is troublesome, such as a need to shift the position of the battery 70 again to correct the pitch between the battery posts 65.
【0007】本発明は上記のような事情に基づいて完成
されたものであって、バッテリポスト間のピッチが変わ
っても簡単に対応できるようにしたカバー付きバッテリ
接続端子並びにバッテリ接続端子用カバーを提供するこ
とを目的とする。
SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention has been completed based on the above circumstances, and provides a battery connection terminal with a cover and a cover for a battery connection terminal which can easily cope with a change in pitch between battery posts. The purpose is to provide.
【0008】[0008]
【課題を解決するための手段】上記の目的を達成するた
めの手段として、請求項1の発明は、導電体の両端に接
続部を有して互いに離間した2本のバッテリポスト間を
接続可能なバッテリ接続端子に、そのバッテリ接続端子
を覆うカバーを付設してなるカバー付きバッテリ接続端
子において、前記バッテリ接続端子の導電体は長さ調節
可能とされる一方、前記カバーは、前記導電体を挿通可
能な挿通部の両端に前記各接続部をそれぞれ収容可能な
収容部が設けられ、かつ前記挿通部が長さ調節可能とさ
るとともに、前記収容部は、前記接続部を4方から挟
みつつ嵌め込んだ状態に保持可能となっている構成とし
たところに特徴を有する。請求項2の発明は、導電体の
両端に接続部を有して互いに離間した2本のバッテリポ
スト間を接続するのに用いるバッテリ接続端子を覆って
設けられるカバーであって、前記バッテリ接続端子の導
電体を挿通可能な挿通部の両端には、前記各接続部をそ
れぞれ収容可能な収容部が設けられ、かつ前記挿通部が
長さ調節可能とされるとともに、前記収容部は、前記接
続部を4方から挟みつつ嵌め込んだ状態に保持可能とな
っている構成としたところに特徴を有する。
As a means for achieving the above object, the invention of claim 1 has a connecting portion at both ends of an electric conductor so that two battery posts separated from each other can be connected. In a battery connection terminal with a cover in which a cover for covering the battery connection terminal is attached to a simple battery connection terminal, the conductor of the battery connection terminal is adjustable in length, while the cover is formed of the conductor. can be inserted insertion portion across the respective connecting portions to accommodate each containment section is provided in the, and the insertion portion is adjustable in length Rutotomoni, the receiving portion is interposed said connecting portion from four directions
It is characterized in that it is configured to be able to be held in a state of being fitted while watching . The invention according to claim 2 is based on
Two battery ports that have connections at both ends and are separated from each other
Over the battery connection terminals used to connect between the strikes
A cover provided, wherein a cover for the battery connection terminal is provided.
Each of the connecting portions is provided at both ends of an insertion portion through which an electric body can be inserted.
Each of the accommodating portions capable of accommodating is provided, and
The length can be adjusted, and the housing portion
The connecting part can be held in a state of being fitted while sandwiching it from four sides.
There is a characteristic in that the configuration is as follows.
【0009】[0009]
【発明の作用及び効果】請求項1の発明によれば、バッ
テリポストのピッチが変更となった場合には、そのピッ
チに対応した長さのバッテリ接続端子を準備するととも
に、カバーの挿通部の長さを変えるだけで簡単に対応す
ることができる。また少々のピッチのすれについても、
バッテリ接続端子の導電体の長さとともにカバーの挿通
部の長さを調節することで簡単に対応することができ
る。このとき、接続部は4方から挟 まれつつ嵌め込まれ
た状態で収容部内に収容保持されているから、挿通部の
長さ調節を行うのに伴って導電体の長さ調節を行うこと
ができる。しかも、接続部をバッテリポストに接続する
際にも接続部は収容部から浮き上りが規制された状態で
所定位置に保持されているから、組み付け作業性に優れ
る。請求項2の発明によれば、バッテリポストのピッチ
が変わってバッテリ接続端子の長さが変更となった場合
にも、挿通部の長さを変えるだけで簡単に対応すること
ができる。また、バッテリ接続端子の導体部が長さ調節
可能となっていれば、その導電体とともに挿通部の長さ
を調節しつつ、少々のピッチのずれについても対応する
ことができる。このとき、接続部は4方から挟まれつつ
嵌め込まれた状態で収容部内に収容保持されているか
ら、挿通部の長さ調節を行うのに伴って導電体の長さ調
節を行うことができる。しかも、接続部をバッテリポス
トに接続する際にも接続部は収容部から浮き上りが規制
された状態で所定位置に保持されているから、組み付け
作業性に優れる。
According to the first aspect of the present invention, when the pitch of the battery post is changed, a battery connection terminal having a length corresponding to the pitch is prepared, and the insertion portion of the cover is inserted. It can be easily handled simply by changing the length. Also, about a little pitch slip,
It can be easily handled by adjusting the length of the insertion portion of the cover together with the length of the conductor of the battery connection terminal. In this case, the connection portion is fitted with clamping or is a 4-way
It is stored and held in the storage section in the
Adjusting the length of the conductor as you adjust the length
Can be. And connect the connection to the battery post
Even when the connection part is lifted up from the accommodation part,
Excellent in assembly work because it is held in place
You. According to the invention of claim 2, the pitch of the battery post
Is changed and the length of the battery connection terminal is changed
Simply by changing the length of the insertion section
Can be. In addition, the conductor of the battery connection terminal is adjustable in length
If possible, the length of the insertion section together with the conductor
And adjust for slight pitch deviations
be able to. At this time, the connection part is sandwiched from four sides
Is it housed and held in the housing part in the fitted state
When adjusting the length of the insertion part, adjust the length of the conductor.
Clauses can be performed. In addition, connect the battery
When connecting to the port, the connection part is restricted from rising from the accommodation part
Is held in place with the
Excellent workability.
【0010】[0010]
【発明の実施の形態】以下、本発明の一実施形態を図1
ないし図4に基づいて説明する。本実施形態で使用され
るバッテリ接続端子1は、図1に示すように、多数本の
電線を編んで帯状に形成された編組電線2の両端部に、
金属板からなる接続体3を偏平な筒状をなして巻き付け
て固着し、各接続体3に、後記するボルト状のバッテリ
ポスト51の挿通孔4を貫通して開口した形状となって
いる。このバッテリ接続端子1は、編組電線2を撓ませ
つつ若干の長さ調節が可能であって、両挿通孔4間の寸
法の調節ができるようになっている。
DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS One embodiment of the present invention will be described below with reference to FIG.
A description will be given with reference to FIG. As shown in FIG. 1, a battery connection terminal 1 used in the present embodiment is provided at both ends of a braided electric wire 2 formed by knitting a large number of electric wires into a band shape.
The connecting body 3 made of a metal plate is wound and fixed in a flat cylindrical shape, and is formed in each connecting body 3 so as to pass through an insertion hole 4 of a bolt-shaped battery post 51 described later. The length of the battery connection terminal 1 can be adjusted slightly while bending the braided electric wire 2, and the dimension between the two insertion holes 4 can be adjusted.
【0011】上記のバッテリ接続端子1を覆って設けら
れるカバー5は、左右一対のカバー構成体6、7からな
っている。各カバー構成体6、7は合成樹脂材により成
形され、略対称形状に形成されている。続いて、各カバ
ー構成体6、7の構造を詳細に説明する。各カバー構成
体6、7は、バッテリ接続端子1の接続体3を収容する
ための収容部8、8と、編組電線2を挿通するための連
結筒部9、10とから構成されている。
The cover 5 provided to cover the battery connection terminal 1 comprises a pair of left and right cover components 6 and 7. Each of the cover components 6 and 7 is formed of a synthetic resin material and is formed in a substantially symmetric shape. Subsequently, the structure of each of the cover components 6 and 7 will be described in detail. Each of the cover members 6 and 7 includes housing portions 8 and 8 for housing the connection body 3 of the battery connection terminal 1 and connection cylinder portions 9 and 10 for inserting the braided electric wire 2.
【0012】一方のカバー構成体6(図1の右側)の連
結筒部9は、全体として一定の断面積の角筒状に形成さ
れており、下側の固定部12と上側の可動部13とに分
割されているとともに、図1の裏側の側面に設けられた
ヒンジ部14を介して、固定部12に対して可動部13
が揺動開閉可能に設けられている。この固定部12と可
動部13とは、可動部13の自由端縁側に突設されたロ
ック片17に開口された窓孔18を、固定部12の外面
に形成されたロック突部19に嵌めることで閉じた状態
にロックされ、上記した角筒を構成するようになってい
る。なお、可動部13における収容部8と隣接する側の
端面には端面板15が張られている。また、この連結筒
部9における相手の連結筒部10との連結側の端縁に
は、係止用の内向きの鍔20が全周にわたって形成され
ている。
The connecting tubular portion 9 of one of the cover components 6 (right side in FIG. 1) is formed in the shape of a rectangular tube having a constant cross-sectional area as a whole, and includes a lower fixed portion 12 and an upper movable portion 13. 1 and a movable portion 13 with respect to the fixed portion 12 via a hinge portion 14 provided on the rear side surface of FIG.
Are provided so as to be able to swing open and close. The fixed portion 12 and the movable portion 13 fit a window hole 18 opened in a lock piece 17 protruding from the free edge of the movable portion 13 into a lock projection 19 formed on the outer surface of the fixed portion 12. As a result, it is locked in a closed state, and constitutes the above-described square tube. An end plate 15 is provided on an end surface of the movable portion 13 on a side adjacent to the storage portion 8. Further, an inward flange 20 for locking is formed over the entire periphery of an end edge of the connecting cylinder portion 9 on the side of connection with the other connecting cylinder portion 10.
【0013】他方のカバー構成体7の連結筒部10は、
相手の連結筒部9との連結端側が、その相手の連結筒部
9に設けられた内向きの鍔20の内周に摺動自由に嵌合
されるように一回り小さくされ、全体として段付きの角
筒状をなすように形成されている。この連結筒部10も
下側の固定部22と上側の可動部23とに分割され、裏
側にヒンジ部24を設けることで固定部22に対して可
動部23が揺動開閉可能となっている。固定部22と可
動部23とは、同じように可動部23の自由端側に突設
されたロック片17の窓孔18を、固定部22の外面に
形成されたロック突部19に嵌めることで閉じた状態に
ロックされ、上記した段付きの角筒を構成するようにな
っている。同じく、可動部23における収容部8と隣接
する側の端面には端面板26が張られている。また、こ
の連結筒部10における段付部10aの端縁には、係止
用の外向きの鍔25が全周にわたって形成されている。
The connecting tubular portion 10 of the other cover structure 7 is
The connecting end of the mating connecting cylinder 9 is slightly reduced so that the connecting end of the mating connecting cylinder 9 is slidably fitted on the inner periphery of the inward flange 20 provided on the mating connecting cylinder 9. It is formed so as to form a square tube attached. The connecting tube portion 10 is also divided into a lower fixed portion 22 and an upper movable portion 23, and the movable portion 23 can swing open and close with respect to the fixed portion 22 by providing a hinge portion 24 on the back side. . Similarly, the fixed portion 22 and the movable portion 23 fit the window hole 18 of the lock piece 17 protruding from the free end side of the movable portion 23 into the lock projection 19 formed on the outer surface of the fixed portion 22. And is locked in a closed state to constitute the above-described stepped square cylinder. Similarly, an end plate 26 is provided on an end surface of the movable portion 23 on the side adjacent to the storage portion 8. An outward flange 25 for locking is formed on the entire edge of the connecting cylindrical portion 10 at the edge of the stepped portion 10a.
【0014】各カバー構成体6、7の収容部8は、左右
対称に形成されている。以下には、右側のカバー構成体
6の収容部8について説明し、左側のカバー構成体7の
収容部8については、同一符号を付すことで重複した説
明は省略する。収容部8は、底部27と蓋部28とから
構成されている。底部27は、連結筒部9の固定部12
から連続して形成されており、その底面には、バッテリ
ポスト51並びに座金52(図2参照)を挿通可能な窓
孔30が開口されている。
The housing portions 8 of the cover members 6, 7 are formed symmetrically. In the following, the accommodating portion 8 of the right cover structure 6 will be described, and the accommodating portion 8 of the left cover structure 7 will be denoted by the same reference numeral, and redundant description will be omitted. The accommodating section 8 includes a bottom 27 and a lid 28. The bottom part 27 is fixed to the fixing part 12 of the connecting tubular part 9.
, And a window hole 30 through which the battery post 51 and the washer 52 (see FIG. 2) can be inserted is opened on the bottom surface.
【0015】底部27における窓孔30の外側の位置に
は突当部31が突設されているとともに、内側には、バ
ッテリ接続端子1の接続体3の下面における内側の端縁
に係止可能な係止突部34が突設されている(図3参
照)。また、底部27の軸線方向に沿った両側縁には側
壁32が立ち上がって設けられ、各側壁32の内面に
は、固定部12に近い側と遠い側において一対の挟持突
部33が形成されている。すなわち、バッテリ接続端子
1の接続体3は、突当部31、係止突部34および両挟
持突部33で4方から挟まれつつ嵌め込まれ、底部27
内の所定位置に保持されて収容されるようになってい
る。
An abutting portion 31 is provided at a position outside the window hole 30 in the bottom portion 27, and can be engaged with an inner edge of the lower surface of the connection body 3 of the battery connection terminal 1 inside. A locking projection 34 is provided (see FIG. 3). Side walls 32 are provided upright on both side edges along the axial direction of the bottom portion 27, and a pair of holding projections 33 are formed on the inner surface of each side wall 32 on the side near and far from the fixing portion 12. I have. That is, the connection body 3 of the battery connection terminal 1 is fitted while being sandwiched from four sides by the abutting portion 31, the locking projection 34, and the both holding projections 33, and the bottom 27.
It is configured to be held and accommodated at a predetermined position in the inside.
【0016】蓋部28は、天井板35の3縁辺に周壁3
6を設けた形状であって、周壁36を設けていない縁辺
が、連結筒部9における可動部13の端面板15にヒン
ジ部37を介して揺動自由に連結されている。詳細に
は、連結筒部9が閉じられた場合において、上記のヒン
ジ部37を介して、蓋部28が底部27の上面側に開閉
可能に被せられる構造となっている。蓋部28は、ヒン
ジ部37を設けた側と反対位置の周壁36を突当部31
の外側に嵌め、また側面の両周壁36をそれぞれ底部2
7の側壁32の内側に嵌めて閉じられるようになってい
る。蓋部28は、その側面の両周壁36に設けられた爪
部39を、底部27の側壁32の内面に形成された係止
溝40に嵌めて係止することで、閉じた状態にロックさ
れるようになっている。
The lid 28 is provided at three edges of the ceiling plate 35 on the peripheral wall 3.
6 is provided, and the edge where the peripheral wall 36 is not provided is swingably connected to the end face plate 15 of the movable portion 13 in the connection tubular portion 9 via the hinge portion 37. Specifically, when the connecting cylinder 9 is closed, the lid 28 is openably and closably placed on the upper surface of the bottom 27 via the hinge 37 described above. The lid 28 is configured such that the peripheral wall 36 at a position opposite to the side where the hinge 37 is provided abuts against the abutting portion 31.
And both side peripheral walls 36 are attached to the bottom 2
7 is fitted inside the side wall 32 and is closed. The lid portion 28 is locked in a closed state by fitting and engaging a claw portion 39 provided on both peripheral walls 36 on the side surface thereof into a locking groove 40 formed on the inner surface of the side wall 32 of the bottom portion 27. It has become so.
【0017】なお蓋部28の左右の周壁36の下縁に
は、底部27の側壁32に設けられた挟持突部33を逃
がす逃がし凹部42が切り欠かれて形成されているとと
もに、天井板35のヒンジ部37を設けた側と反対位置
の端縁が、周壁36よりも突出して形成されることで、
開閉操作用の操作部43が形成されている。
In the lower edge of the left and right peripheral walls 36 of the lid portion 28, an escape recess 42 for letting out the holding projection 33 provided on the side wall 32 of the bottom portion 27 is formed by cutting out, and a ceiling plate 35 is formed. The edge opposite to the side where the hinge portion 37 is provided is formed so as to protrude from the peripheral wall 36,
An operation unit 43 for opening and closing operation is formed.
【0018】本実施形態は上記のような構造であって、
続いて使用方法を説明する。図2、3に示すように、隣
り合って並べられた2つのバッテリ50のバッテリポス
ト51間を接続する場合には、まず両バッテリポスト5
1間のピッチp1 に対応したバッテリ接続端子1を準備
する。それとともに、図1に示すように両カバー構成体
6、7の連結筒部9、10を開いておいて、一方の連結
筒部10の一回り小さくなった段付部10a側を、相手
の連結筒部9の内側に嵌めるようにして両カバー構成体
6、7を仮組みする。
This embodiment has a structure as described above,
Next, the method of use will be described. As shown in FIGS. 2 and 3, when connecting between the battery posts 51 of two batteries 50 arranged side by side, first, the two battery posts 5 are connected.
A battery connection terminal 1 corresponding to a pitch p1 between 1 is prepared. At the same time, as shown in FIG. The two cover components 6 and 7 are temporarily assembled so as to be fitted inside the connecting tubular portion 9.
【0019】この状態では、仮組みされたカバー5の手
前側の側面が全長にわたって開いた状態にあるので、そ
の開口を通してバッテリ接続端子1を側方から両カバー
構成体6、7内にわたって嵌める。そして両端の接続体
3を、左右の収容部8の底部27内に既述した要領で嵌
め込んで収容する。この間に、仮組みされた連結筒部
9、10は、互いに摺動しつつその長さをバッテリ接続
端子1に対応したものに調節される。
In this state, since the front side surface of the temporarily assembled cover 5 is open over the entire length, the battery connection terminal 1 is fitted from the side to the inside of both cover structures 6 and 7 through the opening. Then, the connection bodies 3 at both ends are fitted and housed in the bottom portions 27 of the left and right housing parts 8 in the manner described above. During this time, the temporarily assembled connecting cylinder portions 9 and 10 are adjusted to have a length corresponding to the battery connection terminal 1 while sliding with each other.
【0020】続いて、両カバー構成体6、7の連結筒部
9、10をそれぞれの可動部13、23を回動させて閉
じてロックする。そうすると図2に示すように、連結筒
部10の一回り小さくされた段付部10aが、相手の連
結筒部9の内周側に嵌まった状態となり、引き続き長さ
調節が可能な状態で連結され、また、鍔20、25同士
が係止することで抜け止め状態とされる。なお、各収容
部8の蓋部28は開いたままにしておく。
Subsequently, the connecting tubular portions 9 and 10 of the two cover components 6 and 7 are closed and locked by rotating the respective movable portions 13 and 23. Then, as shown in FIG. 2, the stepped portion 10 a, which is slightly smaller than the connecting tube portion 10, is fitted on the inner peripheral side of the mating connecting tube portion 9, and the length can be continuously adjusted. They are connected, and the collars 20 and 25 are locked to each other, so that they are prevented from falling off. In addition, the cover part 28 of each accommodation part 8 is left open.
【0021】バッテリ接続端子1とカバー5とが上記の
ように組み付けられたら、図2に示すように、バッテリ
接続端子1の両接続体3の挿通孔4を、カバー構成体
6、7の収容部8の底部27に設けられた窓孔30を通
して対応するバッテリポスト51に挿通する。その際、
バッテリポスト51間とバッテリ接続端子1の両挿通孔
4間のピッチにずれがあったら、カバー5の両端部を持
って外側に引っ張ったり、内側に押したりして連結筒部
9、10の長さを調節すると、それに伴ってバッテリ接
続端子1の編組電線2が僅かに撓み変形しつつ両挿通孔
4間のピッチがバッテリポスト51間のピッチに合わせ
られ、両挿通孔4がバッテリポスト51に挿通される。
このとき接続体3は、両挟持突部33、突当部31およ
び係止突部34により挟まれて保持された状態で収容さ
れているので、接続体3が収容部8の底部27から浮き
上がったりすることなく、挿通作業がスムーズに行われ
る。
When the battery connection terminal 1 and the cover 5 are assembled as described above, as shown in FIG. 2, the insertion holes 4 of the two connection bodies 3 of the battery connection terminal 1 are accommodated in the housings 6 and 7. It is inserted into the corresponding battery post 51 through the window hole 30 provided in the bottom 27 of the part 8. that time,
If there is a deviation in the pitch between the battery posts 51 and between the two insertion holes 4 of the battery connection terminal 1, pull the cover 5 at both ends and pull outward or push inward to extend the length of the connecting tubular portions 9 and 10. When the height is adjusted, the pitch between the two insertion holes 4 is adjusted to the pitch between the battery posts 51 while the braided electric wire 2 of the battery connection terminal 1 is slightly bent and deformed accordingly. It is inserted.
At this time, since the connection body 3 is housed in a state of being sandwiched and held by the two holding projections 33, the abutting parts 31 and the locking projections 34, the connection body 3 rises from the bottom 27 of the housing part 8. The insertion work is performed smoothly without any trouble.
【0022】そして、蓋部28が開放されているのを利
用して、接続体3の上面に突出したバッテリポスト51
の上端に座付きナット54を螺合して締め付け、固定す
る。最後に、蓋部28を閉じてロックすると、図3に示
すように、隣り合うバッテリ50のバッテリポスト51
間がバッテリ接続端子1で接続され、かつそのバッテリ
接続端子1がカバー5で覆われた状態となる。
The battery post 51 protrudes from the upper surface of the connecting member 3 by utilizing the fact that the lid 28 is opened.
A nut 54 with a seat is screwed onto the upper end of the nut and fastened and fixed. Lastly, when the lid 28 is closed and locked, as shown in FIG.
The battery connection terminals 1 are connected to each other, and the battery connection terminals 1 are covered with the cover 5.
【0023】また、バッテリの種類によっては、図4の
バッテリ50aに示すように、接続すべきバッテリポス
ト51間のピッチp2 が、第1実施形態のピッチp1 よ
りも長くなる場合がある。その場合は、そのバッテリポ
スト51間のピッチp2 に対応した長さのバッテリ接続
端子1aを準備する。そして、第1実施形態と同様に、
両カバー構成体6、7を仮組みして、バッテリ接続端子
1aを側方から挿入し、両接続体3を左右の収容部8の
底部27内に嵌め込んで収容する。この間に仮組みされ
た連結筒部9、10が互いに摺動しつつその長さをバッ
テリ接続端子1aに対応したものに調節される。
Depending on the type of the battery, the pitch p2 between the battery posts 51 to be connected may be longer than the pitch p1 of the first embodiment, as shown in the battery 50a of FIG. In that case, a battery connection terminal 1a having a length corresponding to the pitch p2 between the battery posts 51 is prepared. Then, as in the first embodiment,
The two cover members 6 and 7 are temporarily assembled, the battery connection terminal 1a is inserted from the side, and the two connection members 3 are fitted into the bottom portions 27 of the left and right housing portions 8 and housed. During this time, the length of the temporarily assembled connecting cylinder portions 9 and 10 is adjusted to a length corresponding to the battery connection terminal 1a while sliding with each other.
【0024】続いて、両カバー構成体6、7の連結筒部
9、10を閉じてロックしたのち、両接続体3の挿通孔
4をバッテリポスト51に挿通する。その際、バッテリ
ポスト51間とバッテリ接続端子1aの両挿通孔4間の
ピッチにずれがあれば、同様にカバー5の両端部を持っ
て外側に引っ張ったり、内側に押したりして連結筒部
9、10の長さを調節すると、バッテリ接続端子1aの
編組電線2が撓み変形しつつ両挿通孔4間のピッチがバ
ッテリポスト51間のピッチに合わせられ、両挿通孔4
がバッテリポスト51に挿通される。そして同様に、蓋
部28が開放されているのを利用して、バッテリポスト
51の上端に座付きナット54を螺合して締め付けて固
定し、最後に蓋部28を閉じてロックすると、図4に示
すように、隣り合うバッテリ50aのバッテリポスト5
1間がバッテリ接続端子1aで接続され、かつそのバッ
テリ接続端子1aがカバー5で覆われた状態となる。
Subsequently, after closing and locking the connecting tubular portions 9 and 10 of both the cover components 6 and 7, the insertion holes 4 of both connecting members 3 are inserted into the battery posts 51. At this time, if there is a deviation in the pitch between the battery posts 51 and the two insertion holes 4 of the battery connection terminal 1a, similarly, the user pulls the cover 5 at both ends and pulls it outward, or pushes the cover 5 inward to connect the connecting cylinder. When the lengths of 9, 9 are adjusted, the pitch between the two insertion holes 4 is adjusted to the pitch between the battery posts 51 while the braided electric wire 2 of the battery connection terminal 1a is bent and deformed.
Is inserted through the battery post 51. Similarly, utilizing the fact that the lid 28 is open, a seat nut 54 is screwed and fastened to the upper end of the battery post 51 and fixed. Finally, when the lid 28 is closed and locked, FIG. As shown in the figure, the battery post 5 of the adjacent battery 50a
1 are connected by the battery connection terminal 1a, and the battery connection terminal 1a is covered by the cover 5.
【0025】逆に、接続すべき両バッテリポスト51間
のピッチが小さい場合は、そのピッチに合ったバッテリ
接続端子を準備するとともに、カバー5の連結筒部9、
10を対応する長さに調節すればよい。また、バッテリ
の配置によってバッテリポスト間のピッチが大小変わっ
た場合にも、同様に対応することができる。
Conversely, when the pitch between the two battery posts 51 to be connected is small, a battery connection terminal corresponding to the pitch is prepared, and the connecting tubular portion 9 of the cover 5 is
10 may be adjusted to a corresponding length. In addition, it is possible to cope with a case where the pitch between the battery posts changes according to the arrangement of the batteries.
【0026】このように本実施形態によれば、接続すべ
きバッテリポスト51間のピッチが変更となった場合
に、それに合ったバッテリ接続端子1、1aを準備する
一方、カバー5については、連結筒部9、10を伸び縮
みさせつつその長さを調節するだけで簡単に対応するこ
とができる。また、バッテリポスト51間のピッチにず
れがあったとしても、バッテリ接続端子1の編組電線2
の長さとともに、両連結筒部9、10を摺動させつつそ
の長さを調節することで、両挿通孔4間のピッチをバッ
テリポスト51間のそれに合わせることができ、バッテ
リポスト51の挿通を行うことができる。すなわち、い
ちいちバッテリの設置をし直す必要がない。
As described above, according to the present embodiment, when the pitch between the battery posts 51 to be connected is changed, the battery connection terminals 1 and 1a corresponding to the change are prepared, while the cover 5 is connected. It is easy to cope simply by adjusting the length of the cylindrical portions 9, 10 while expanding and contracting them. Even if the pitch between the battery posts 51 is shifted, the braided electric wires 2
By adjusting the length of the connecting tube portions 9 and 10 while sliding the connecting tube portions 9 and 10, the pitch between the two insertion holes 4 can be matched with that between the battery posts 51. It can be performed. That is, there is no need to re-install the battery every time.
【0027】また、両カバー構成体6、7を仮組みした
状態では、一側面が全長にわたって開放されて、バッテ
リ接続端子1、1aを側方から嵌めることができるの
で、カバー5内にバッテリ接続端子1、1aを装着する
作業が簡単にできる。両収容部8には開閉可能な蓋部2
8が設けられ、バッテリ接続端子1、1aを予めカバー
5内に収容した状態から、バッテリ接続端子1、1aを
バッテリポスト51に接続することができ、また接続体
3は浮き上がりが規制された状態で収容部8内に保持さ
れているから、組み付けの作業性にも優れる。
In a state where the two cover components 6 and 7 are temporarily assembled, one side surface is opened over the entire length, and the battery connection terminals 1 and 1a can be fitted from the side. The work of mounting the terminals 1 and 1a can be simplified. Lid 2 that can be opened and closed
8, the battery connection terminals 1, 1 a can be connected to the battery post 51 from the state in which the battery connection terminals 1, 1 a are housed in the cover 5 in advance, and the connection body 3 is in a state in which lifting is restricted. Since it is held in the housing part 8 in the above, the workability of assembling is also excellent.
【0028】<他の実施形態> 本発明は上記記述及び図面によって説明した実施形態に
限定されるものではなく、例えば次のような実施形態も
本発明の技術的範囲に含まれ、さらに、下記以外にも要
旨を逸脱しない範囲内で種々変更して実施することがで
きる。 (1)連結筒部9、10に設けられた鍔20、25は両
者の抜け止めとして機能するものであるから、必ずしも
全周にわたって設ける必要はなく、部分的に設けるだけ
でもよい。
<Other Embodiments> The present invention is not limited to the embodiments described above and illustrated in the drawings. For example, the following embodiments are also included in the technical scope of the present invention. In addition, various changes can be made without departing from the scope of the invention. (1) Since the flanges 20 and 25 provided on the connecting cylinder portions 9 and 10 function as stoppers for both, it is not always necessary to provide them over the entire circumference, but may be provided only partially.
【0029】(2)カバーの両収容部の間は、蛇腹状等
の伸縮可能な筒体で連結するようにしてもよい。 (3)バッテリ接続端子の導電体は、上記実施形態に例
示した編組電線に限らず、長さ調節が可能な他の導電体
を用いてもよい。
(2) The two accommodating portions of the cover may be connected by a bellows-like or other expandable and contractible cylinder. (3) The conductor of the battery connection terminal is not limited to the braided electric wire exemplified in the above embodiment, and another conductor whose length can be adjusted may be used.
【図面の簡単な説明】[Brief description of the drawings]
【図1】本発明の一実施形態に係る分解斜視図である。FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view according to an embodiment of the present invention.
【図2】バッテリ接続端子の組み付け動作を示す斜視図
である。
FIG. 2 is a perspective view showing an assembling operation of a battery connection terminal.
【図3】組み付け後の一部切欠正面図である。FIG. 3 is a partially cutaway front view after assembly.
【図4】バッテリポストのピッチが変わった場合の組み
付け状態を示す一部切欠正面図である。
FIG. 4 is a partially cutaway front view showing an assembled state when the pitch of the battery posts changes.
【図5】従来例の分解斜視図である。FIG. 5 is an exploded perspective view of a conventional example.
【符号の説明】[Explanation of symbols]
1…バッテリ接続端子 2…編組電線(導電体) 3…接続体 4…挿通孔 5…カバー 6、7…カバー構成体 8…収容部 9、10…連結筒部 12…固定部 13…可動部 14…ヒンジ部 20…鍔 22…固定部 23…可動部 24…ヒンジ部 25…鍔 28…蓋部 37…ヒンジ部 50…バッテリ 1a…バッテリ接続端子 50a…バッテリ DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 ... Battery connection terminal 2 ... Braided electric wire (electric conductor) 3 ... Connection body 4 ... Insertion hole 5 ... Cover 6, 7 ... Cover structure 8 ... Housing part 9, 10 ... Connection cylinder part 12 ... Fixed part 13 ... Movable part Reference Signs List 14 hinge part 20 flange 22 fixed part 23 movable part 24 hinge part 25 flange 28 lid part 37 hinge part 50 battery 1a battery connection terminal 50a battery
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Claims (2)

    (57)【特許請求の範囲】(57) [Claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 導電体の両端に接続部を有して互いに離
    間した2本のバッテリポスト間を接続可能なバッテリ接
    続端子に、そのバッテリ接続端子を覆うカバーを付設し
    てなるカバー付きバッテリ接続端子において、 前記バッテリ接続端子の導電体は長さ調節可能とされる
    一方、前記カバーは、前記導電体を挿通可能な挿通部の
    両端に前記各接続部をそれぞれ収容可能な収容部が設け
    られ、かつ前記挿通部が長さ調節可能とされるととも
    に、前記収容部は、前記接続部を4方から挟みつつ嵌め
    込んだ状態に保持可能となっていることを特徴とするカ
    バー付きバッテリ接続端子。
    1. A battery connection with a cover, wherein a cover for covering the battery connection terminal is attached to a battery connection terminal having connection portions at both ends of a conductor and capable of connecting two battery posts separated from each other. In the terminal, the conductor of the battery connection terminal is adjustable in length, while the cover is provided with accommodation portions capable of accommodating the connection portions at both ends of an insertion portion through which the conductor can be inserted. and the insertion portion is adjustable in length Rutotomo
    The receiving portion is fitted while sandwiching the connecting portion from four sides.
    A battery connection terminal with a cover , which can be held in an inserted state .
  2. 【請求項2】 導電体の両端に接続部を有して互いに離
    間した2本のバッテリポスト間を接続するのに用いるバ
    ッテリ接続端子を覆って設けられるカバーであって、 前記バッテリ接続端子の導電体を挿通可能な挿通部の両
    端には、前記各接続部をそれぞれ収容可能な収容部が設
    けられ、かつ前記挿通部が長さ調節可能とされるととも
    に、前記収容部は、前記接続部を4方から挟みつつ嵌め
    込んだ状態に保持可能となっていることを特徴とするバ
    ッテリ接続端子用カバー。
    2. A conductor having connection portions at both ends thereof and being separated from each other.
    Bar used to connect between the two battery posts
    A cover provided to cover the battery connection terminal , wherein both of the insertion portions through which the conductor of the battery connection terminal can be inserted.
    At the end, there is provided a housing portion capable of housing each of the connection portions.
    And the length of the insertion portion is adjustable.
    The receiving portion is fitted while sandwiching the connecting portion from four sides.
    Characterized in that it can be held in the
    Cover for battery connection terminal.
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