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JP5216550B2
JP5216550B2 JP2008298499A JP2008298499A JP5216550B2 JP 5216550 B2 JP5216550 B2 JP 5216550B2 JP 2008298499 A JP2008298499 A JP 2008298499A JP 2008298499 A JP2008298499 A JP 2008298499A JP 5216550 B2 JP5216550 B2 JP 5216550B2
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本発明は、電気接続箱に関する。 The present invention relates to an electrical junction box.

従来より、車両に搭載されて車載電装品のスイッチングを実行する電気接続箱として、特許文献1に記載のものが知られている。 Conventionally, as an electric connection box to perform the switching of the in-vehicle electrical component is mounted on a vehicle, there is known one described in Patent Document 1. このものは、ケースと、ケース内に配された回路基板と、を備える。 This material comprises a case, and a circuit board disposed in the case. ケースの壁部のうち、回路基板の板面と直交して位置する壁部の外面には、外部コネクタと接続するために構成されたコネクタ部が形成されている。 Of the walls of the case, the outer surface of the wall portion positioned perpendicular to the plate surface of the circuit board, the connector portion configured for connection with an external connector is formed. コネクタ部内には端子の一方の端部が配されており、端子の他方の端部はケース内に導入された後、直角に曲げ形成されて回路基板に電気的に接続されている。 The inside connector section are arranged, one end of the terminal, the other end of the pin after it has been introduced into the case, is a right angle bend formed is electrically connected to the circuit board.
特開2006−345656公報 JP 2006-345656 Laid

外部コネクタをコネクタ部に接続したり、又は離脱させたりすると、外部コネクタに配された端子と、コネクタ部に配された端子との摩擦により、コネクタ部に配された端子には力が加わる。 Or connect the external connector to the connector portion, or if or to leave a terminal disposed outside the connector, by the friction between arranged in the connector unit terminal, a force is applied to the terminal arranged on the connector portion. この力により、端子と回路基板との間の接続部分に力が加わる。 This force, force is applied to the connection portion between the terminal and the circuit board. すると、例えば端子と回路基板とが半田付けされている場合には、半田付け部分にクラックが発生する等により、端子と回路基板との間の電気的な接続信頼性が低下することが懸念される。 Then, for example, when the terminal and the circuit board is soldered by such cracks in the soldered portions, electrical connection reliability between the terminals and the circuit board are feared to be reduced that. 同様に、回路基板に端子が圧入された場合や、端子の先端にプレスフィット端子を設けた場合等においても、端子と回路基板との間の電気的な接続信頼性が低下するおそれがある。 Similarly, and when it is the terminal is pressed into the circuit board, even in such case of providing the press-fit terminal at the tip of the terminal, there is a fear that the electrical connection reliability between the terminals and the circuit board is reduced.

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、端子金具の電気的な接続信頼性の低下が抑制された電気接続箱を提供することを目的とする。 The present invention was completed based on the above situation, and an object thereof is to provide an electrical junction box decrease in electrical connection reliability of the terminal fitting is suppressed.

本発明は、電気接続箱であって、開口を有するケースと、前記ケースの側壁の内面に沿って前記ケース内に配された第1副基板と、前記ケースに組み付けられて前記ケースの開口を塞ぐと共に相手側部材と嵌合可能な嵌合部が外方に開口して形成された蓋部と、前記嵌合部内に一方の端部が配されて前記相手側部材と電気的に接続可能とされると共に他方の端部が前記ケース内に導入された端子金具と、前記ケース内に前記蓋部の内面に沿って配され、且つ前記端子金具の他方の端部と電気的に接続されると共に前記第1副基板と電気的に接続された第2副基板と、前記ケース内に配されて、前記ケースのうち前記開口と反対側に位置する壁部の内面と当接する第1当接部を有すると共に、前記端子金具に対して前記相手側部材を接続する方 The present invention provides an electrical junction box includes a case having an opening, a first sub-board arranged within the case of the side wall the case along the inner surface of the opening of the case is assembled to the case mating member and capable of being fitted fitting portion lid formed by opening the outer portion, one end portion in said fitting portion is to the mating member and electrically connectable arranged with closing and the terminal fitting and the other end is introduced into the case together are the arranged along the inner surface of the lid portion in the casing, it is and the other end electrically connected to the terminal fitting a second sub-substrate Rutotomoni is connected to the first sub-board electrically, is disposed within the case, the opening and the wall portion located opposite the inner surface that contacts the first equivalent of the casing and it has a contact portion, who connects the mating member with respect to the terminal fitting の力が加えられたときに、前記第2副基板と当接する第2当接部を有する支持部材と、を備え、前記蓋部の内面は、前記端子金具に対して前記相手側部材を離脱させる方向の力が加えられたときに、前記第2副基板と当接する。 When the force is applied, and a support member having a second contact portion in contact with the second auxiliary substrate person, the inner surface of the lid, leaving the target member with respect to the terminal fitting when force is applied to, it abuts with the second sub-board.

本発明によれば、相手側部材を接続する際に、相手側部材との摩擦によって端子金具に加えられる力は、端子金具が接続された第2副基板から支持部材を介して、ケースのうち開口と反対側に位置する壁部に伝達され、ケースで受けることができる。 According to the present invention, when connecting the mating member, the force exerted on the terminal fitting due to friction with the mating member via the supporting member from the second sub-board terminal fittings are connected, out of the case is transmitted to the wall portion positioned at the opening opposite it can be received by the case. また、相手側部材を離脱させる際に、相手側部材との摩擦によって端子金具に加えられる力は、端子金具が接続された第2副基板から蓋部に伝達され、蓋部が組み付けられたケースで受けることができる。 The case when disengaging the mating member, the force exerted on the terminal fitting due to friction with the mating member, which is transmitted from the second sub-board terminal fitting is connected to the lid portion, the lid portion is assembled it can be received by. これにより、相手側部材の挿抜時に端子金具に加えられた力をケースで受けることができる。 Thus, it is possible to receive a force applied to the terminal fitting when insertion and removal of the mating member in the case. この結果、端子金具の電気的な接続信頼性を向上させることができる。 As a result, it is possible to improve the electrical connection reliability of the terminal fitting.

本発明の実施態様としては以下の態様が好ましい。 The following embodiments as an aspect of the present invention is preferred.
前記第1副基板及び前記第2副基板は、折り曲げ可能な主基板を第1折り曲げ部で折り曲げて一体に形成される構成としてもよい。 The first sub-substrate and the second sub-board may be configured to be integrally formed by bending a main board foldable at the first bent portion.

上記の構成によれば、第1副基板と第2副基板とを電気的に接続するための部材が不要となるので、部品点数を削減できる。 According to the arrangement, since the member for electrically connecting the first auxiliary substrate and the second auxiliary substrate becomes unnecessary, the number of parts can be reduced.

前記ケース内には前記ケースのうち前記開口と反対側に位置する壁部の内面に沿って配されると共に前記第1副基板と電気的に接続される第3副基板が収容されていてもよい。 Even in the inside the case is housed a third sub-board to be connected to the first sub-board electrically with disposed along the inner surface of the wall portion located on the opposite side of the opening of said case good.

上記の構成によれば、電気接続箱の配線密度を向上させることができる。 According to the arrangement, it is possible to improve the wiring density of the electrical connection box.

前記第1副基板及び前記第3副基板は、折り曲げ可能な主基板を第2折り曲げ部で折り曲げて一体に形成される構成としてもよい。 The first sub-substrate and the third sub-board may be configured to be integrally formed by bending a main board foldable in the second bent portion.

上記の構成によれば、第1副基板と第3副基板とを電気的に接続するための部材が不要となるので、部品点数を削減できる。 According to the arrangement, since the member for electrically connecting the first auxiliary substrate and the third sub-substrate becomes unnecessary, the number of parts can be reduced.

前記ケース内には、前記第1副基板の板面と実質的に平行に配されると共に、前記第3副基板と電気的に接続される第4副基板が収容されていてもよい。 Within the casing, said along with the first being the sub-substrate plate surface substantially parallel to provided a fourth may be sub-substrate is accommodated which is connected the third to sub-board electrically.

上記の構成によれば、電気接続箱の配線密度を向上させることができる。 According to the arrangement, it is possible to improve the wiring density of the electrical connection box. なお、実質的に平行とは、第4副基板と第1副基板とが平行である場合を含み、且つ、平行でない場合であっても、略平行と認められる場合を含む。 Note that the substantially parallel, including the case and the fourth sub-substrate and the first auxiliary substrate are parallel, and, even if not parallel, including the case where substantially observed parallel.

前記第3副基板は、前記第4副基板と接続される接続部を有し、前記第3副基板及び前記接続部は、折り曲げ可能な主基板を第3折り曲げ部で折り曲げて一体に形成されていてもよい。 The third sub-board includes a connecting portion connected to the fourth sub-substrate, the third sub-board and the connecting portion is integrally formed by bending a main board foldable third bent portion it may be.

上記の構成によれば、電気接続箱の配線密度を向上させることができる。 According to the arrangement, it is possible to improve the wiring density of the electrical connection box. また、第3副基板と第4副基板とを電気的に接続するための部材が不要になるので部品点数を削減できる。 Further, the number of parts can be reduced since the member for electrically connecting the third and the sub-board and a fourth sub-substrate becomes unnecessary.

前記第1副基板、前記第2副基板、前記第3副基板、及び前記接続部は、前記主基板を、それぞれ、前記第1折り曲げ部、前記第2折り曲げ部、及び前記第3折り曲げ部で折り曲げて、一体に形成される構成としてもよい。 The first sub-substrate, the second sub-board, the third sub-board, and the connection unit, the main board, respectively, said first bent portion, said second bent portion, and the third bent portion bent, it may be configured to be integrally formed.

第1副基板、第2副基板、第3副基板、及び第4副基板を電気的に接続するための部材が不要になるので、部品点数を削減できる。 First sub-substrate, the second sub-board, since the third sub-substrate, and a fourth member for the auxiliary substrate are electrically connected becomes unnecessary, the number of parts can be reduced.

前記第4副基板は前記支持部材に設けられた係止部に保持されていてもよい。 The fourth sub-substrate may be held in the locking portion provided in the support member.

上記の構成によれば、支持部材と第4副基板との相対的位置がずれることが抑制される。 According to the above configuration, the relative position between the support member and the fourth sub-substrate is displaced is suppressed. これにより、例えば振動により第4副基板が位置ずれすることが抑制されるので、第4副基板の電気的な接続信頼性を向上させることができる。 Thus, for example, so that the fourth sub-substrate misalignment is suppressed by the vibration, thereby improving the electrical connection reliability of the fourth sub-substrate.

本発明によれば、蓋部に配設された端子金具の電気的な接続信頼性を向上させることができる。 According to the present invention, it is possible to improve the electrical connection reliability of the terminal fitting disposed in the lid portion.

本発明を車両用の電気接続箱10に適用した一実施形態について図1ないし図18を参照して説明する。 An embodiment in which the present invention is applied to an electrical connection box 10 for a vehicle will be described with reference to FIGS. 1 to 18. このものは、バッテリー等の電源(図示せず)とヘッドランプ、ワイパー等の車載電装品(図示せず)との間に接続されて、各種車載電装品のスイッチングを行う。 This compound, such as a battery power source (not shown) and a head lamp, is connected between the vehicle electrical equipment wiper or the like (not shown), for switching various in-vehicle electric components. この電気接続箱10は、ケース11内に第1副基板12、第2副基板13、第3副基板14、および第4副基板15を収容してなる。 The electrical connection box 10, the first sub-board 12 in the casing 11, the second sub-substrate 13, and accommodates the third sub-board 14, and the fourth sub-substrate 15.

なお、以下の説明においては、図2における上方を上方とし、下方を下方として説明する。 In the following description, the upper and upper in FIG. 2, illustrating the downward as downward. また、図2における左方を左方とし、右方を右方として説明する。 Also, the left to the left side in FIG. 2, illustrating the right side as the right side. また、図3における左側を表側とし、右側を裏側として説明する。 Also, the left side in FIG. 3 and the front side, illustrating the right side as the rear side.

(ケース11等) (Case 11 and the like)
図3に示すように、ケース11は、下方(図3における下方)に開口しており、且つ、全体として扁平形状をなしている。 As shown in FIG. 3, the case 11 is open downward (downward in FIG. 3), and forms a whole flat shape. ケース11の開口は、ケース11に取り付けられた蓋部16によって塞がれている。 Opening of the case 11 is closed by the lid portion 16 attached to the case 11. 図17に示すように、蓋部16の外側面には複数のロック部17Aが外方に突出して形成されており、ケース11には、ロック部17Aに対応する位置に複数のロック受け部18Aが形成されている。 As shown in FIG. 17, the outer surface of the lid portion 16 has a plurality of locking portions 17A are formed to protrude outward, the case 11, a plurality of locking in a position corresponding to the locking portion 17A receiving portion 18A There has been formed. ロック部17Aとロック受け部18Aとが弾性的に係合することにより、蓋部16はケース11に取り付けられている(図2参照)。 By a locking portion 17A and the lock receiving portion 18A is resiliently engaged, the lid portion 16 is attached to the case 11 (see FIG. 2).

蓋部16には、図示しない相手側コネクタ(特許請求の範囲に記載の相手側部材に相当)を接続可能な嵌合部19が、外方(図3においては下方)に開口して形成されている。 The lid 16, the mating connector fitting portion 19 capable of connecting (patent corresponding to the mating member in claims) not shown, (in FIG. 3 below) outward is formed open to the ing. 相手側コネクタは、図示しない電線を介して車載電装品と接続されている。 The mating connector is connected to the vehicle electrical equipment via a wire (not shown).

図3に示すように、嵌合部19には相手側コネクタと電気的に接続可能な複数の端子金具20が配されている。 As shown in FIG. 3, the mating connector and electrically plurality of terminal fittings 20 connectable is arranged in the fitting portion 19. この嵌合部19内には、端子金具20の下端部(特許請求の範囲に記載の一方の端部に相当)が配されている。 This is fitting portion 19, the lower end portion of the terminal fitting 20 (corresponding to one end portion described in the claims) is disposed. 端子金具20の上端部(特許請求の範囲に記載の他方の端部に相当)は、蓋部16を貫通してケース11内に導入されている。 The upper end of the terminal fitting 20 (corresponding to the other end as described in the appended claims) are introduced into the case 11 through the lid 16.

相手側コネクタが嵌合部19に装着される際には、端子金具20には、相手側コネクタとの摩擦により、上向きの力が加えられる。 When the mating connector is fitted into the fitting portion 19, the terminal fitting 20, by friction with the mating connector, an upward force is applied. また、相手側コネクタが嵌合部19から離脱される際には、端子金具20には、相手側コネクタとの摩擦により、下向きの力が加えられる。 Further, when the mating connector is detached from the fitting portion 19, the terminal fitting 20, by friction with the mating connector, the downward force is applied.

蓋部16の上面(図3における上面)は、端子金具20に対して相手側コネクタが離脱される方向(図3における下向き)の力が加えられた場合に、第2副基板13と下方から当接するようになっている。 The upper surface of the lid 16 (upper surface in FIG. 3), when the force in a direction mating connector to the terminal fitting 20 is detached (downward in FIG. 3) is applied, from below and the second sub-board 13 It is adapted to abut. 本実施形態においては、通常時においては、蓋部16の上面と第2副基板13の下面とは離間している。 In this embodiment, in the normal, it is separated from the lower surface of the upper surface and the second sub-substrate 13 of the lid 16. なお、蓋部16の上面と第2副基板13の下面とは、通常時において当接していてもよい。 Note that the lower surface of the upper surface and the second sub-substrate 13 of the lid portion 16, may abut at the normal time.

図1に示すように、蓋部16には、相手側コネクタから導出された電線を覆う電線カバー21が取り付けられている。 As shown in FIG. 1, the lid portion 16, the wire cover 21 for covering an electric wire derived from the mating connector is mounted. 図17に示すように、蓋部16の外側面には複数のロック部17Bが外方に突出して形成されており、電線カバー21には、蓋部に設けられたロック部17Bに対応する位置に複数のロック受け部18Bが形成されている。 As shown in FIG. 17, the outer surface of the lid portion 16 has a plurality of locking portions 17B are formed to protrude outwardly, the wire cover 21, the position corresponding to the lock portion 17B provided on the lid a plurality of interlocking portions 18B are formed on. ロック部17Bとロック受け部18Bとが弾性的に係合することにより、電線カバー21は蓋部16に取り付けられている。 By a locking portion 17B and the lock receiving portion 18B is resiliently engaged, the wire cover 21 is attached to the lid 16. 電線カバー21には、電線を導出するための電線導出口22が開口して設けられている。 The wire cover 21, the wire lead-out opening 22 for leading the electric wire is provided to be opened.

(第1副基板12) (First sub substrate 12)
図3に示すように、ケース11内には、図3における右側に位置するケース11の裏壁23(特許請求の範囲に記載されたケース11の側壁に相当)の内面に沿って、第1副基板12が配されている。 As shown in FIG. 3, in the case 11, along the inner surface of the rear wall 23 of the case 11 on the right side in FIG. 3 (corresponding to the side wall of the case 11 as described in the claims), the first sub-substrate 12 is disposed.

第1副基板12は、絶縁基板の裏面(図3における右側面)に絶縁性の接着層(図示せず)を介して複数のバスバー24を接着してなる。 The first sub-substrate 12 is formed by bonding a plurality of bus bars 24 through the back surface of the insulating substrate insulating adhesive layer (right side in FIG. 3) (not shown). 接着層としては、接着剤を塗布してもよく、また接着シートを貼付してもよい。 The adhesive layer may be coated with adhesive, or may be affixed to the adhesive sheet. バスバー24は金属板材を所定の形状にプレス加工してなる。 Bus bar 24 is formed by pressing a metal plate into a predetermined shape.

また、第1副基板12の表面(図3における左側面)には、プリント配線技術により導電路(図示せず)が形成されている。 On the surface of the first sub-board 12 (left side in FIG. 3), conductive path (not shown) are formed by printed wiring technology. この導電路には、図4に示すように、機械式リレー25、半導体リレー26、ヒューズ27等の電子部品が接続されている。 The conductive path, as shown in FIG. 4, a mechanical relay 25, the semiconductor relay 26, electronic components such as a fuse 27 is connected.

(第2副基板13) (Second sub substrate 13)
図3に示すように、ケース11内には、蓋部16の内面(図3における蓋部16の上面)に沿って、第2副基板13が配されている。 As shown in FIG. 3, in the case 11, along the inner surface of the lid portion 16 (the upper surface of the lid portion 16 in FIG. 3), the second sub-board 13 is arranged. 第2副基板13は、絶縁基板の下面(図3における下面)に絶縁性の接着層(図示せず)を介して複数のバスバー24を接着してなる。 The second sub-substrate 13 is formed by bonding a plurality of bus bars 24 via the lower surface of the insulating substrate insulating adhesive layer (lower surface in FIG. 3) (not shown). 接着層としては、接着剤を塗布してもよく、また接着シートを貼付してもよい。 The adhesive layer may be coated with adhesive, or may be affixed to the adhesive sheet. バスバー24は金属板材を所定の形状にプレス加工してなる。 Bus bar 24 is formed by pressing a metal plate into a predetermined shape. 第2副基板13の上面(図3における上面)には、プリント配線技術により導電路(図示せず)が形成されている。 On the upper surface of the second sub-substrate 13 (upper surface in FIG. 3), conductive path (not shown) are formed by printed wiring technology.

(第3副基板14) (Third sub substrate 14)
図3に示すように、ケース11内には、ケース11の開口と反対側に位置する上壁28(特許請求の範囲に記載の壁部に相当)の内面に沿って、第3副基板14が配されている。 As shown in FIG. 3, in the case 11, along the inner surface of the upper wall 28 located on the opposite side of the opening of the case 11 (corresponding to a wall according to the claims), the third sub-board 14 It is arranged. 第3副基板14は、絶縁基板の下面(図3における下面)は、プリント配線技術により導電路(図示せず)が形成されてなる。 The third sub-board 14, the lower surface of the insulating substrate (lower surface in FIG. 3) is conductive path by printed wiring technique (not shown) are formed. この導電路は第3副基板14の両面に形成されていてもよい。 The conductive path may be formed on both surfaces of the third sub-board 14.

(第4副基板15) (Fourth sub board 15)
図3に示すように、ケース11内には、ケース11の表壁(図3における左側壁)の内面に沿って、第4副基板15が配されている。 As shown in FIG. 3, in the case 11, along the inner surface of the (left side wall in FIG. 3) front wall of the case 11, the fourth sub-substrate 15 is disposed. 第4副基板15は、第1副基板12の板面と実質的に平行に配されている。 The fourth sub-substrate 15 is arranged parallel to the first plate surface and substantially in the sub-substrate 12. なお、実質的に平行とは、第4副基板15と第1副基板12とが平行である場合を含み、且つ、平行でない場合であっても、略平行と認められる場合を含む。 Note that the substantially parallel, a fourth sub-substrate 15 and the first auxiliary substrate 12 includes a case which is parallel, and, even if not parallel, including the case where substantially observed parallel. 第4副基板15は、絶縁基板の表面(図3における左側面)及び裏面(図3における右側面)の一方又は双方にプリント配線技術により導電路(図示せず)が形成されてなる。 The fourth sub-substrate 15, the surface of the insulating substrate (not shown) conductive path by printed wiring technique in one or both of (right side in FIG. 3) and back (left side in FIG. 3) are formed. この導電路は絶縁基板の両面に形成されていてもよい。 The conductive path may be formed on both surfaces of the insulating substrate. 第4副基板15の裏面(図3における右側面)には、マイコン29等の電子部品が実装されて、導電路と接続されている。 On the back surface of the fourth auxiliary substrate 15 (the right side in FIG. 3), an electronic component such as a microcomputer 29 is mounted, is connected to the conductive path.

(支持部材30) (Support member 30)
図3に示すように、ケース11内には、合成樹脂製の支持部材30が収容されている。 As shown in FIG. 3, in the case 11, made of synthetic resin supporting member 30 is accommodated. また、図14に示すように、この支持部材30の上縁(図14における上縁)には、ケース11の上壁28の内面と下方から当接する第1当接部31を有する。 Further, as shown in FIG. 14, the upper edge of the support member 30 (upper edge in FIG. 14), having a first contact portion 31 inner surface of the lower abutting the top wall 28 of the case 11.

また、支持部材30は、図3に示すように、ケース11の上壁28の内面との間で、第3副基板14を挟持するようになっている。 The support member 30, as shown in FIG. 3, between the inner surface of the upper wall 28 of the case 11, so as to sandwich the third sub-board 14. また、支持部材30は、図5に示すように、ケース11の裏壁23の内面との間で、第1副基板12を挟持するようになっている。 The support member 30, as shown in FIG. 5, with the inner surface of the rear wall 23 of the case 11, so as to sandwich the first sub-substrate 12.

図3に示すように、支持部材30の下端部は、蓋部16の上面に、上方から当接している。 As shown in FIG. 3, the lower end of the support member 30, the upper surface of the lid portion 16 abuts from above. また、支持部材30の下端部寄りの位置には、端子金具20に対して相手側コネクタが接続される方向(図3における上向き)の力が加えられた場合に、第2副基板13と上方から当接する第2当接部32が形成されている。 Also, the position of the lower end portion side of the support member 30, when a force in the direction (upward in FIG. 3) of mating connector to the terminal fitting 20 is connected is added, a second sub-substrate 13 and the upper the second contact portion 32 which abuts is formed from. 図9及び図10に示すように、第2当接部32は、支持部材30の表面側(図9及び図10における上側)から、裏面側(図9及び図10における下側)に向かって柱状に突出して複数形成されている。 As shown in FIGS. 9 and 10, the second contact portion 32 from the surface side of the support member 30 (upper side in FIG. 9 and FIG. 10), toward the back side (lower side in FIG. 9 and FIG. 10) projects columnar formed with a plurality. 各第2当接部32の下面(図10において紙面を貫通する方向手前側の面)は、面一に形成されている。 Lower surfaces of the second contact portion 32 (the surface direction front side penetrating the sheet surface in FIG. 10) is formed flush. この第2当接部32は、通常時において、第2副基板13と上方から当接していてもよく、また、第2副基板13と離間していてもよい。 The second contact portion 32 is in the normal time, which may be in contact with the second auxiliary substrate 13 and the upper and may be spaced apart a second sub substrate 13.

図15に示すように、支持部材30の表側(図15における左側)には、表側に突出すると共に、第4副基板15の側縁部を保持する係止部33が形成されている。 As shown in FIG. 15, the front side of the support member 30 (left side in FIG. 15) is adapted to protrude to the front side, the locking portion 33 for holding the side edges of the fourth sub-substrate 15 is formed. 図14に示すように、係止部33は、支持部材30の上縁部(図14における上縁)のうち、右端寄りの位置に板状をなして形成されると共に、支持部材30の左端部寄り(図14における左側)の位置に、略C字状をなして形成されている。 As shown in FIG. 14, the locking portion 33, among the upper edge of the support member 30 (upper edge in FIG. 14), the position of the right end while being formed by a plate shape, the left end of the support member 30 parts closer to the position (left side in FIG. 14), and is formed into a substantially C-shaped. この係止部33により、第4副基板15は支持部材30に保持されている。 The locking portion 33, the fourth sub-substrate 15 is held on the support member 30. 図16には、支持部材30の上端部に位置する係止部33が、第4副基板15を保持する構造を示す。 Figure 16 is a locking portion 33 located at the upper end portion of the support member 30, showing a structure for holding the fourth sub-substrate 15.

図5に示すように、支持部材30の下端部寄りの位置(図5における下側)には、表裏方向(図5における左右方向)を向いて穿設されたねじ孔34が形成されている。 As shown in FIG. 5, the position of the lower end portion side of the support member 30 (lower side in FIG. 5) is a screw hole 34 drilled toward the front and back direction (lateral direction in FIG. 5) is formed . また、蓋部16の上端部には、板状をなす取り付け部35が、ねじ孔34に対応する位置に形成されており、取り付け部35には、ねじ孔34と整合する挿通孔36が、表裏方向に貫通して形成されている。 Further, the upper end of the lid 16, the attachment portion 35 forming a plate-shaped, are formed at positions corresponding to the screw hole 34, the mounting portion 35, the insertion hole 36 aligned with the screw holes 34, It is formed through the front and back direction. 蓋部16と、支持部材30とは、挿通孔36及びねじ孔34にボルト37を螺合することにより組み付けられる。 A cover portion 16, and the support member 30 is assembled by screwing the bolt 37 into the insertion hole 36 and the screw hole 34.

(端子金具20の接続構造) (Connection structure of the terminal fitting 20)
図3に示すように、複数の端子金具20のなかには、バスバー24を貫通して、半田付け、溶接、ろう付け等の公知の手法により、バスバー24と電気的に接続されるものがある。 As shown in FIG. 3, some of the plurality of terminal fittings 20, through the bus bar 24, soldering, welding, by a known method such as brazing, there is electrically connected to the bus bar 24.

また、図4に示すように、複数の端子金具20のなかには、第2副基板13を貫通し、この第2副基板13に形成された導電路と、半田付け等の公知の手法により、電気的に接続されるものがある。 Further, as shown in FIG. 4, the among the plurality of terminal fittings 20, the second sub-board 13 through a second conductive path formed in the sub-substrate 13, by a known technique such as soldering, electrical there is what is connected. 蓋部16と第2副基板13との間には台座38Aが配されており、この台座38Aに端子金具20が貫通して配されている。 A cover portion 16 are arranged pedestal 38A is between the second auxiliary substrate 13, terminal fittings 20 are arranged to penetrate into the pedestal 38A. この台座38Aにより、端子金具20同士のアライメントが保持されるようになっている。 The pedestal 38A, the terminal fitting 20 to each other of the alignment is adapted to be held. 図4に示された端子金具20は、表裏方向(図4における左右方向)に2段に並んで配設されている。 Terminal fitting 20 shown in FIG. 4 is juxtaposed to the second stage (the left-right direction in FIG. 4) front and back direction.

図6に示すように、複数の端子金具20の中には、蓋部16を貫通してケース11内に導入された後、表側に直角に曲げられて、第4副基板15を貫通して第4副基板15に形成された導電路と電気的に接続されるものがある。 As shown in FIG. 6, some of the plurality of terminal fittings 20, after being introduced into the case 11 through the lid 16, bent at a right angle to the front side, through the fourth sub-substrate 15 there is intended to be connected fourth conductive path electrically to be formed on the sub-substrate 15. 端子金具20は台座38Bに配されており、この台座38Bにより各端子金具20同士のアライメントが保持されるようになっている。 Terminal fittings 20 are arranged on the base 38B, the terminal fittings 20 with each other of the alignment is adapted to be held by the pedestal 38B.

(基板の構造) (Structure of the substrate)
図7に示すように、第1副基板12、第2副基板13、及び第3副基板14は、繊維基材及び合成樹脂からなり、折り曲げ可能な主基板39を折り曲げて形成される。 As shown in FIG. 7, the first sub-board 12, the second sub-board 13 and the third sub-board 14, is made of fibrous material and synthetic resin, it is formed by bending the main substrate 39 bendable. 部品実装する部分の繊維基材としては、織布、不織布などを用いることができる。 The fiber base material of the part component mounting, it is possible to use a woven fabric, nonwoven fabric and the like. 繊維基材の材質としては、公知の材料を用いることができるが、寸法安定性、耐熱性、及び曲げ性を得る観点から、ガラス繊維の織布、すなわちガラスクロスが好ましい。 The material of the fiber base material, but may be a known material, dimensional stability, heat resistance, and from the viewpoint of obtaining bendability, woven glass fibers, i.e. glass cloth preferable. 合成樹脂としては、成形性、耐熱性、及び絶縁性に優れることから、熱硬化性樹脂が好ましい。 As the synthetic resin, moldability, heat resistance, and because of their excellent insulating properties, thermosetting resins are preferred. 熱硬化性樹脂としては、公知の材料を用いることができるが、耐熱性、機械的特性、電気的特性に優れることから、エポキシ樹脂が好ましい。 The thermosetting resin, but may be a known material, heat resistance, mechanical properties, since it is excellent in electrical properties, epoxy resins are preferred. また、折り曲げ部分は、折り曲げ性を確保する観点からフレキシブルな基材が好ましく、例えばポリアミドやポリエチレンナフタレート(PEN)、ポリエチレンテレフタレート(PET)などの絶縁材料が好ましい。 Further, the bent portion is preferably a flexible substrate from the viewpoint of securing the bending resistance, such as polyamide or polyethylene naphthalate (PEN), an insulating material such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is preferable. 尚、部品実装部分に、この基材を適用してもよい。 Incidentally, the component mounting portion, may be applied to the substrate.

図15に示すように、第1副基板12及び第2副基板13は、主基板39を第1折り曲げ部40で折り曲げることにより、一体に形成されている。 As shown in FIG. 15, the first auxiliary substrate 12 and the second sub-substrate 13, by bending the main substrate 39 by the first bending portion 40 are integrally formed. 主基板39は、第1副基板12のうち電子部品が実装された面の側に直角曲げされている。 The main board 39 is bent at right angles to the side of the electronic components are mounted face of the first sub-substrate 12. 第1副基板12に形成された導電路と、第2副基板13に形成された導電路とは連続している。 A conductive path formed on the first sub-substrate 12, the formed conductive paths to the second sub-board 13 are continuous. また、第1副基板12に接着されたバスバー24と、第2副基板13に接着されたバスバー24とは、一体のバスバー24を折り曲げて形成されている。 Further, the bus bar 24 which is bonded to the first sub-board 12, the bus bar 24 which is bonded to the second sub-board 13 are formed by bending the bus bars 24 integral. このように、第1副基板12と第2副基板13は、電気的に接続されている。 Thus, the first sub-board 12 and the second sub-board 13 are electrically connected.

図15に示すように、第1副基板12及び第3副基板14は、主基板39を第2折り曲げ部41で折り曲げることにより、一体に形成されている。 As shown in FIG. 15, the first auxiliary substrate 12 and the third sub-board 14, by bending the main substrate 39 in the second bending portion 41 are integrally formed. 主基板39は、第1副基板12のうち電子部品が実装された面の側に直角曲げされている。 The main board 39 is bent at right angles to the side of the electronic components are mounted face of the first sub-substrate 12. 第1副基板12に形成された導電路と、第3副基板14に形成された導電路とは連続している。 A conductive path formed on the first sub-substrate 12, and the third formed conductive paths to the auxiliary substrate 14 are continuous. これにより、第1副基板12と第3副基板14は、電気的に接続されている。 Consequently, the first sub-board 12 third sub-substrate 14 are electrically connected.

図3に示すように、第4副基板15の裏面(図3における右側面)に形成された導電路は、第3副基板14(主基板39)を第3折り曲げ部42で折り曲げて形成した接続部43と接続されている。 As shown in FIG. 3, a fourth conductive path formed on the rear surface of the sub-substrate 15 (the right side in FIG. 3) has a third sub-board 14 (main board 39) formed by bending the third bending portion 42 It is connected to the connection portion 43. これにより、第4副基板15と第3副基板14とは、電気的に接続されている。 Accordingly, the fourth sub-substrate 15 and the third sub-board 14 are electrically connected. なお、接続部43は、第4副基板15の表面(図3における左側面)に形成された導電路と接続されていてもよい。 The connecting portion 43, the fourth may be connected with the conductive path formed on the surface (left side surface in FIG. 3) surface of the sub-substrate 15.

上述したように、第1副基板12、第2副基板13、第3副基板14、及び接続部43は、主基板39を、第1折り曲げ部40、第2折り曲げ部41、及び第3折り曲げ部42で折り曲げることにより、一体に形成されている。 As described above, the first sub-board 12, the second sub-substrate 13, the third sub-board 14 and the connecting portion 43, the main substrate 39, first bent part 40, second bent part 41, and the third folding by bending in parts 42 are integrally formed.

主基板39には、車載電装品に電力を供給するためのものであって、比較的に大きな電流が流れる大電流回路が形成されている。 The main board 39 is for supplying power to the vehicle-mounted electric equipment, a large current circuit large current flows relatively is formed. 一方、第4基板には、且つ機械式リレー25、半導体リレー26のスイッチングを制御するためのものであって、比較的に小さな電流が流れる制御回路が形成されている。 On the other hand, the fourth substrate, and the mechanical relay 25, provided for the purpose of controlling the switching of the semiconductor relay 26, the control circuit a relatively small current flows is formed.

次に、本実施形態に係る電気接続箱10の製造工程の一例を示す。 Next, an example of a manufacturing process of the electrical connection box 10 according to the present embodiment. まず、プリント配線技術により主基板39の一方又は双方の面に導電路を形成する。 First, the printed circuit technique to form a conductive path on one or both surfaces of the main substrate 39. その後、主基板39を所定の形状に切断する。 Then, cutting the main board 39 in a predetermined shape. 導電路は、主基板39を切断した後に形成してもよい。 Conductive path may be formed after cutting the main board 39. ついで、金属板材を所定の形状にプレス加工してバスバー24を形成する。 Then, a bus bar 24 by pressing a metal plate into a predetermined shape.

ついで、主基板39の一方の面に、接着層を介してバスバー24を接着する。 Then, on one surface of the main substrate 39 to bond the bus bar 24 via the adhesive layer. また、主基板39の接続部43と、第4副基板15の導電路とを半田付け等の公知の手法により接続する。 Further, the connection portion 43 of the main board 39, connected by a fourth known technique and conductive paths of the sub-board 15 soldering.

その後、図7に示すように、主基板39のうち、バスバー24が接着された面とは、反対側の面に、機械式リレー25、半導体リレー26、ヒューズ27等の電子部品を、リフロー半田付け等の公知の手法により実装する。 Thereafter, as shown in FIG. 7, of the main substrate 39, the surface on which the bus bar 24 is bonded, on the opposite side, the mechanical relay 25, the semiconductor relay 26, an electronic component such as a fuse 27, reflowed solder implemented by a known method such as put. また、第4副基板15に、マイコン29等の電子部品を、リフロー半田付け等の公知の手法により実装する。 Also, the fourth sub-substrate 15, electronic components such as a microcomputer 29, implemented by a known method reflow soldering.

次に、端子金具20、及び端子金具20を台座38A,38Bに配設したものを、バスバー24、及び主基板39に、フロー半田付け等の公知の手法により接続する。 Next, the terminal fittings 20, and a pedestal 38A terminal fittings 20, those arranged in 38B, the bus bars 24, and the main board 39, connected by a known method flow soldering or the like.

ついで、図8に示すように、主基板39及びバスバー24を第1折り曲げ部40において、電子部品の実装面側に直角曲げを行い、第2副基板13を形成する。 Then, as shown in FIG. 8, in the main board 39 and the bus bar 24 first bent part 40 performs bending perpendicular to the mounting surface of the electronic component, to form a second sub-substrate 13.

その後、図11に示すように、支持部材30を主基板39に組み付けた後、主基板39を、第2折り曲げ部41において、電子部品の実装面側に直角曲げを行うことで、第1副基板12、及び第3副基板14を形成する。 Thereafter, as shown in FIG. 11, after assembling the supporting member 30 on the main substrate 39, a main board 39, the second bending portion 41, by performing the bending at right angles to the mounting surface of the electronic component, the first sub forming the substrate 12 and the third sub-board 14,. さらに、図12に示すように、主基板39(第3副基板14)を第3折り曲げ部42において、折り曲げる。 Furthermore, as shown in FIG. 12, the main substrate 39 (third sub-substrate 14) in the third bent portion 42, bent. その後、第4副基板15を支持部材30の係止部33に保持させる。 Thereafter, to hold the fourth sub-substrate 15 in the locking portion 33 of the support member 30.

続いて、図13に示すように、蓋部16を、図13における矢線に示す方向から支持部材30に組み付けた後、ボルト37によりねじ止めする。 Subsequently, as shown in FIG. 13, after the lid 16, assembled to the supporting member 30 from the direction indicated by the arrow in FIG. 13, screwed by bolts 37. 図14に、蓋部16が支持部材30に螺合された状態を示す。 Figure 14 shows a state where the lid 16 is screwed to the support member 30. これにより、第1ないし第4副基板15、支持部材30、及び蓋部16が一体に組み付けられる。 Thus, the first to fourth sub-substrate 15, the supporting member 30, and lid 16 are assembled together. このとき、蓋部16の嵌合部19内には、端子金具20が配されるようになっている。 In this case, in the fitting part 19 of the lid 16, so that the terminal fitting 20 is arranged.

その後、図17に示すように、ケース11内に、第1ないし第4副基板12,13,14,15、支持部材30、及び蓋部16を一体に組み付けたものを収容し、蓋部16に形成されたロック部1A7と、ケース11に形成されたロック受け部18Aとを弾性的に係合させる。 Thereafter, as shown in FIG. 17, in the case 11, the first to fourth sub-substrate 12, 13, 14, 15, the support member 30, and the lid 16 houses that integrally assembled, the lid portion 16 a lock portion 1A7 formed, resiliently to engage the lock receiving portion 18A formed in the case 11.

その後、図示しない相手側コネクタを蓋部16の嵌合部19と嵌合させる。 Thereafter, the mating connector (not shown) fitted to the fitting portion 19 of the lid 16.

次いで、図18に示すように、蓋部16に形成されたロック部17Bと、電線カバー21のロック受け部18Bとを弾性的に係合させることにより、図18における矢線で示す方向から電線カバー21を蓋部16に組み付ける。 Then, as shown in FIG. 18, the locking portion 17B formed in the lid 16, by causing the lock receiving portion 18B of the wire cover 21 resiliently engaged, the electric wire from the direction indicated by the arrow in FIG. 18 assembling the cover 21 to the lid 16. このとき、電線導出口22から、相手側コネクタに接続された電線を外部に導出する。 At this time, from the wire outlet 22, to derive the electrical wires connected to the mating connector to the outside. 以上により、電気接続箱10が完成する。 Thus, the electrical junction box 10 is completed.

続いて、本実施形態の作用、効果について説明する。 Subsequently, operation of the present embodiment, the effect will be described. 本実施形態によれば、支持部材30は、端子金具20に対して相手側コネクタを接続する方向の力が加えられたときに、第2副基板13と当接する第2当接部32を有する。 According to this embodiment, the support member 30, when the direction of the force for connecting the mating connector is applied to the terminal fitting 20 has a second contact portion 32 which abuts the second sub substrate 13 . これにより、相手側コネクタを装着する際に、相手側コネクタとの摩擦によって端子金具20に加えられる力は、端子金具20が接続された第2副基板13から支持部材30を介して、ケース11のうち開口と反対側に位置する壁部(上壁28)に伝達され、ケース11で受けることができる。 Thus, when mounting the mating connector, force applied to the terminal fitting 20 due to friction with the mating connector via a supporting member 30 from the second sub-board 13 to the terminal fitting 20 is connected, the case 11 is transmitted to the wall portion positioned at the opening opposite of the (upper wall 28) can be received by the case 11.

また、端子金具20を台座38Aに配設した場合、相手側コネクタを装着する際に、相手側コネクタとの摩擦によって端子金具20に加えられる力は、端子金具20から台座38Aを介して第2副基板13から支持部材30へ伝達され、さらに支持部材30からケース11のうち開口と反対側に位置する壁部(上壁28)に伝達され、ケース11で受けることができる。 Further, when arranging the terminal fittings 20 to the base 38A, when mounting the mating connector, force applied to the terminal fitting 20 due to friction with the mating connector, first through a pedestal 38A from the terminal fitting 20 2 is transmitted from the sub-substrate 13 to the support member 30 is further transmitted from the support member 30 wall portion positioned at the opening opposite of the case 11 (upper wall 28) can be received by the case 11.

また、蓋部16の内面は、端子金具20に対して相手側コネクタを離脱させる方向の力が加えられたときに、第2副基板13と当接する。 Further, the inner surface of the lid portion 16, when the force to disengage the mating connector to the terminal fitting 20 has been added, into contact with the second auxiliary substrate 13. これにより、相手側コネクタを離脱させる際に、相手側コネクタとの摩擦によって端子金具20に加えられる力は、端子金具20が接続された第2副基板13から蓋部16に伝達され、蓋部16が組み付けられたケース11で受けることができる。 Thus, when disengaging the mating connector, force applied to the terminal fitting 20 due to friction with the mating connector is transmitted from the second sub-board 13 to the terminal fitting 20 is connected to the lid 16, the lid portion 16 can be received by the case 11 assembled.

このように、本実施形態によれば、相手側コネクタの挿抜時に端子金具20に加えられた力をケース11で受けることができる。 Thus, according to this embodiment can receive the force applied to the terminal fitting 20 when insertion and removal of the mating connector in the case 11. この結果、端子金具20と第2副基板13との間の接続部分に加わる力を小さくすることができるので、端子金具20の電気的な接続信頼性を向上させることができる。 As a result, it is possible to reduce the force applied to the connecting portion between the terminal fitting 20 and the second auxiliary substrate 13, thereby improving the electrical connection reliability of the terminal fitting 20.

また、本実施形態によれば、第1副基板12及び第2副基板13は、折り曲げ可能な主基板39を第1折り曲げ部40で折り曲げて一体に形成されている。 Further, according to this embodiment, the first sub-board 12 and the second sub-substrate 13 is formed integrally by bending the main substrate 39 can be bent at the first bent portion 40. これにより、第1副基板12と第2副基板13とを電気的に接続するための部材が不要となるので、部品点数を削減できる。 Thus, since the member for electrically connecting the first auxiliary substrate 12 and the second auxiliary substrate 13 becomes unnecessary, the number of parts can be reduced.

そして、本実施形態によれば、第1副基板12及び第3副基板14は、折り曲げ可能な主基板39を第2折り曲げ部41で折り曲げて一体に形成されている。 Then, according to this embodiment, the first sub-board 12 and the third sub-board 14 is formed a main board 39 can be folded together by bending in the second bending portion 41. これにより、第1副基板12と第3副基板14とを電気的に接続するための部材が不要となるので、部品点数を削減できる。 Thus, since the member for electrically connecting the first auxiliary substrate 12 and the third sub-substrate 14 becomes unnecessary, the number of parts can be reduced.

さらに、本実施形態によれば、第3副基板14は、第4副基板15と接続される接続部43を有し、第3副基板14及び接続部43は、折り曲げ可能な主基板39を第3折り曲げ部42で折り曲げて一体に形成されている。 Further, according to this embodiment, the third sub-board 14, the fourth has a connecting portion 43 connected with the sub board 15, the third sub-board 14 and the connecting portion 43, a foldable main board 39 It is integrally formed by bending the third bending portion 42. これにより、電気接続箱10の配線密度を向上させることができる。 Thus, it is possible to improve the wiring density of the electric connection box 10. また、第3副基板14と第4副基板15とを電気的に接続するための部材が不要になるので部品点数を削減できる。 Further, the number of parts can be reduced since the member for electrically connecting the third sub-board 14 and the fourth auxiliary substrate 15 becomes unnecessary.

また、本実施形態によれば、ケース11内にはケース11のうち開口と反対側に位置する壁部の内面に沿って配されると共に第1副基板12と電気的に接続される第3副基板14が収容されている。 Further, according to this embodiment, the first sub-board 12 and the third electrically connected with the inside case 11 is disposed along the inner surface of the wall portion located on the opening opposite of the case 11 sub-substrate 14 is accommodated. これにより、電気接続箱10の配線密度を向上させることができる。 Thus, it is possible to improve the wiring density of the electric connection box 10.

そして、本実施形態によれば、ケース11内には、第1副基板12の板面と実質的に平行に配されると共に、第3副基板14と電気的に接続される第4副基板15が収容されている。 Then, according to this embodiment, in the case 11, a fourth sub-substrate plate surface and with the substantially arranged parallel to the first sub-board 12, is a third electrically connected to the sub-substrate 14 15 are accommodated. これにより、電気接続箱10の配線密度を向上させることができる。 Thus, it is possible to improve the wiring density of the electric connection box 10. なお、実質的に平行とは、第4副基板15と第1副基板12とが平行である場合を含み、且つ、平行でない場合であっても、略平行と認められる場合を含む。 Note that the substantially parallel, a fourth sub-substrate 15 and the first auxiliary substrate 12 includes a case which is parallel, and, even if not parallel, including the case where substantially observed parallel.

また、本実施形態によれば、第4副基板15は支持部材30に設けられた係止部33に保持されている。 Further, according to this embodiment, the fourth sub-substrate 15 is held by a locking portion 33 provided on the support member 30. これにより、支持部材30と第4副基板15との相対的位置がずれることが抑制される。 This suppresses the relative positions of the support member 30 and the fourth sub-substrate 15 is deviated. これにより、振動により第4副基板15が位置ずれすることが抑制されるので、第4副基板15の電気的な接続信頼性を向上させることができる。 Accordingly, since the fourth sub-substrate 15 is misaligned is suppressed by the vibration, thereby improving the electrical connection reliability of the fourth sub-substrate 15.

また、蓋部16に配設された端子金具20のうちケース11内に導入された端部を第1副基板12側に折り曲げて、第1副基板12に接続する構成とすると、端子金具20を折り曲げるための空間が必要となる。 Further, by bending the end portion which is introduced into the case 11 of the lid 16 terminal fitting 20 disposed on the first sub-board 12 side, when the configuration of connecting the first sub-board 12, terminal fittings 20 it is necessary to space for bending the. このため、第1副基板12に実装できる電子部品が少なくなってしまうことが懸念される。 Therefore, there is a concern that an electronic component can be mounted on the first sub-board 12 becomes smaller. 本実施形態によれば、端子金具20は、第2副基板13に接続されている。 According to this embodiment, the terminal fitting 20 is connected to the second sub-substrate 13. これにより、端子金具20を折り曲げる必要がないので第1副基板12に実装される電子部品が少なくなることを抑制できる。 Thus, it is possible to suppress the there is no need to bend the terminal fitting 20 electronic component mounted on the first sub-board 12 is reduced. 特に、本実施形態のように、端子金具20が表裏方向に複数段に並んで配されている場合には、第1副基板12の表側(図4における左側)の位置に端子金具20を配索する必要がないので、一層効果的である。 In particular, as in this embodiment, when the terminal fitting 20 are arranged side by side in a plurality of stages on the front and back direction, distribution terminal fittings 20 to the position of the front side of the first sub-board 12 (left side in FIG. 4) there is no need to search, is more effective.

また、本実施形態によれば、マイコン29が実装される制御基板と、電力回路が形成される電力基板とを、別体に形成し、ケース11内に離間して配することができるので、制御基板に実装されたマイコン29に、電力回路基板で発生した熱が伝達されることを抑制できる。 Further, according to the present embodiment, the control board microcomputer 29 is mounted, a power substrate for the power circuit is formed, separately formed, it is possible to arrange at a distance from each other in the case 11, the microcomputer 29 mounted on the control board, it is possible to prevent the heat generated by the power circuit board is transferred.

<他の実施形態> <Other embodiments>
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る。 The present invention is not intended to be limited to the embodiments described above with reference to the drawings, embodiments such as the following are also included in the technical scope of the present invention.
(1)本実施形態においては、相手側部材は相手側コネクタとしたが、これに限られず、ヒューズ等の電子部品であってもよい。 (1) In the present embodiment, the mating member was the mating connector is not limited thereto, may be an electronic component such as a fuse.
(2)本実施形態においては、第1副基板12、第2副基板13、第3副基板14、及び接続部43は、1枚の主基板39を折り曲げることで、電気的に接続する構成としたが、これに限られず、各副基板12,13,14,15は別体とし、各副基板12,13,14,15の間、又は第3副基板14と接続部43との間は、FPC、ジャンパ線、バスバー24等、必要に応じて任意の導電部材を用いて電気的に接続する構成としてもよい。 (2) In the present embodiment, the first sub-board 12, the second sub-substrate 13, the third sub-board 14 and the connecting portion 43, is, by bending the one main board 39, configured to electrically connect between the but is not limited to this, each sub-board 12, 13, 14, 15 and separate between each sub substrate 12, 13, 14, 15, or the third sub-board 14 and the connecting portion 43 is, FPC, jumper wires, the bus bars 24 or the like, may be electrically connected using any conductive members as required.
また、各副基板12,13,14は、バスバーとプリント基板を貼り合わせた基板構成としたが、一般的な厚銅基板や、メタルコア基板、メタルベース基板等、必要に応じて、任意の構成を有する基板を用いることができる。 Further, each sub-board 12, 13, although the substrate structure by bonding the bus bar and the printed circuit board, and general heavy copper substrate, a metal core substrate, the metal base substrate, if necessary, any configuration it is possible to use a substrate having.
(3)第3副基板14、及び第4副基板15は、必要に応じて省略できる。 (3) third sub-board 14 and the fourth sub-substrate 15, may be omitted, if desired.

本発明の一実施形態に係る電気接続箱を示す全体斜視図 Overall perspective view showing an electrical connection box according to an embodiment of the present invention 電気接続箱を示す側面図 Side view of an electrical junction box 図2におけるIII−III線断面図 Sectional view taken along line III-III in FIG. 2 図2におけるIV−IV線断面図 Sectional view taken along line IV-IV in FIG. 2 図2におけるV−V線断面図 Sectional view taken along line V-V in FIG. 2 図2におけるVI−VI線断面図 Sectional view taken along line VI-VI in FIG. 2 各基板に電子部品等が実装された状態を示す斜視図 Perspective view showing a state in which electronic parts are mounted on each board 第2副基板を折り曲げ形成した後、支持部材を組み付ける前の状態を示す斜視図 After forming bent second sub-substrate, perspective view showing a state before assembling the support member 支持部材を示す斜視図 Perspective view of a support member 支持部材を示す正面図 Front view of the support member 第1副基板及び第2副基板に支持部材を配設した状態を示す斜視図 Perspective view showing a state in which is disposed the support member to the first secondary substrate and a second sub-board 主基板を折り曲げる工程を示す斜視図 Perspective view showing a process of bending the main substrate 蓋部を組み付ける工程を示す斜視図 Perspective view showing a process of assembling the lid 蓋部を支持部材とがねじ止めされた状態を示す正面図 Front view illustrating a state where the lid and the support member is screwed 図14におけるXV−XV線断面図 Line XV-XV cross-sectional view in FIG. 14 図14におけるXVI−XVI線断面図 Line XVI-XVI sectional view of FIG. 14 ケース内に、各基板、支持部材、及び蓋部を組み付けたものを収容する工程を示す斜視図 In the case, each substrate support member, and a perspective view showing a process of accommodating those assembled a lid ケースに電線カバーを組み付ける工程を示す斜視図 Perspective view showing a process of assembling the wire cover to the case

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10…電気接続箱 11…ケース 12…第1副基板 13…第2副基板 14…第3副基板 15…第4副基板 16…蓋部 19…嵌合部 20…端子金具 30…支持部材 31…第1当接部 32…第2当接部 33…係止部 39…主基板 40…第1折り曲げ部 41…第2折り曲げ部 42…第3折り曲げ部 43…接続部 10 ... electric connection box 11 ... Case 12 ... first sub substrate 13 ... second sub-substrate 14 ... third sub-board 15 ... fourth sub substrate 16 ... lid 19 ... fitting portion 20 ... terminal fitting 30 ... support member 31 ... first contact portion 32 ... second contact portion 33 ... locking portion 39 ... main board 40 ... first bent portion 41 ... second bent portion 42 ... third bent portion 43 ... connecting portion

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  1. 開口を有するケースと、前記ケースの側壁の内面に沿って前記ケース内に配された第1副基板と、前記ケースに組み付けられて前記ケースの開口を塞ぐと共に相手側部材と嵌合可能な嵌合部が外方に開口して形成された蓋部と、前記嵌合部内に一方の端部が配されて前記相手側部材と電気的に接続可能とされると共に他方の端部が前記ケース内に導入された端子金具と、前記ケース内に前記蓋部の内面に沿って配され、且つ前記端子金具の他方の端部と電気的に接続されると共に前記第1副基板と電気的に接続された第2副基板と、前記ケース内に配されて、前記ケースのうち前記開口と反対側に位置する壁部の内面と当接する第1当接部を有すると共に、前記端子金具に対して前記相手側部材を接続する方向の力が加えられたときに、前記 A case having an opening, a first sub-substrate disposed within the case along the inner surface of the side wall of the case, fitting capable mating member mating with and assembled to said casing to close the opening of the case a lid engaging portion is formed opening to the outside, wherein the case and the other end with one end into the fitting portion is set to the mating member and electrically connectable arranged and the terminal fitting introduced within, the said arranged along the inner surface of the lid portion into the case, and the first auxiliary substrate and electrically the other end portion and is electrically connected to the terminal fitting a second sub-board connected, is disposed within the case, and having a first contact portion in contact with the inner surface of the wall portion located on the opposite side of the opening of the case, with respect to the terminal fitting when force is applied to connecting the mating member Te, the 2副基板と当接する第2当接部を有する支持部材と、を備え、 And a support member having a second auxiliary substrate and the second contact portion that abuts,
    前記蓋部の内面は、前記端子金具に対して前記相手側部材を離脱させる方向の力が加えられたときに、前記第2副基板と当接する電気接続箱。 Inner surface of the lid, when the force of separating the mating member with respect to the terminal fitting is applied, the second sub-board and the abutting electrical connection box.
  2. 前記第1副基板及び前記第2副基板は、折り曲げ可能な主基板を第1折り曲げ部で折り曲げて一体に形成される請求項1に記載の電気接続箱。 The first sub-substrate and the second sub-board, the electrical connection box according to claim 1 which is formed integrally by bending a main board foldable at the first bent portion.
  3. 前記ケース内には前記ケースのうち前記開口と反対側に位置する壁部の内面に沿って配されると共に前記第1副基板と電気的に接続される第3副基板が収容されている請求項1または請求項2に記載の電気接続箱。 Claims in the case where the third sub-board to be connected to the first sub-board electrically with disposed along the inner surface of the wall portion located on the opposite side of the opening of the case is accommodated electrical connection box according to claim 1 or claim 2.
  4. 前記第1副基板及び前記第3副基板は、折り曲げ可能な主基板を第2折り曲げ部で折り曲げて一体に形成される請求項3に記載の電気接続箱。 The first sub-substrate and the third sub-board, the electrical connection box according to claim 3 which is integrally formed by bending a main board foldable in the second bent portion.
  5. 前記ケース内には、前記第1副基板の板面と実質的に平行に配されると共に、前記第3副基板と電気的に接続される第4副基板が収容されている請求項3または請求項4に記載の電気接続箱。 Within the casing, the first with auxiliary plate surface of the substrate and are substantially arranged parallel to said third fourth claim 3 or sub board is accommodated which is connected auxiliary substrate and electrically electrical connection box according to claim 4.
  6. 前記第3副基板は、前記第4副基板と接続される接続部を有し、前記第3副基板及び前記接続部は、折り曲げ可能な主基板を第3折り曲げ部で折り曲げて一体に形成される請求項5に記載の電気接続箱。 The third sub-board includes a connecting portion connected to the fourth sub-substrate, the third sub-board and the connecting portion is integrally formed by bending a main board foldable third bent portion electrical connection box according to claim 5 that.
  7. 前記第1副基板、前記第2副基板、前記第3副基板、及び前記接続部は、前記主基板を、それぞれ、前記第1折り曲げ部、前記第2折り曲げ部、及び前記第3折り曲げ部で折り曲げて、一体に形成される請求項6に記載の電気接続箱。 The first sub-substrate, the second sub-board, the third sub-board, and the connection unit, the main board, respectively, said first bent portion, said second bent portion, and the third bent portion bent, electrical connection box according to claim 6 which is formed integrally.
  8. 前記第4副基板は前記支持部材に設けられた係止部に保持されている請求項5ないし請求項7のいずれか一項に記載の電気接続箱。 The fourth sub-substrate electrical connection box according to any one of claims 5 to 7 are held in locking portion provided in the support member.
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