US2229989A - Clip member and clip member installations - Google Patents

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US2229989A
US2229989A US13527737A US2229989A US 2229989 A US2229989 A US 2229989A US 13527737 A US13527737 A US 13527737A US 2229989 A US2229989 A US 2229989A
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    • H01H85/00Protective devices in which the current flows through a part of fusible material and this current is interrupted by displacement of the fusible material when this current becomes excessive
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    • H01H85/202Bases for supporting the fuse; Separate parts thereof for fuses with ferrule type end contacts

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Jan. 28, 1941. w. G. ROBY 2,229,989

CLIP MEMBER AND CLIP MEMBER INSTALLATIONS Filed April 6, 1937 fwcniowi m'iliqm 6.12969.

Patented Jan. 28, 1941 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE CLIP MEMBER AND CLIP MEMBER INSTALLATIONS William G. Roby, Park Ridge, 111., assignor to Cinch Manufacturing Corporation, Chicago, 111., a corporation of Illinois Application April 6, 1937, Serial No. 135,277

2 Claims. (01. 200-134) This invention relates to clip devices for reher 4. The arms 6-6 of the clip device are of taining electrical articles such as a fusemembowed construction, in my preferred form, whereher and to installations of the same. by they may expand and contract to hold the One object of my invention is to provide a clip fuse member in place, and, at the same time,

5 device having an article-retaining portion and enable the fuse member to be readily removed 5 a wire-receiving terminal formed as one piece or replaced. A wire-receiving terminal 1 extends so that there may be no voltage loss between from an edge of the base 5 between the resilient the wire-receiving terminal and an article to be arms 6-6, in my preferred form, in a direction retained by the clip device, the aforesaid voltage relative to the base, which is substantially op- 10 loss being a common fault of clip devices now posite to that taken by the arms 6-6. An aper- 10 known in the art in which the wire-receiving terture I (Fig. 6) may be provided near an end of minal is a separate piece with the article-retainthe terminal 1 whereby a wire (not shown) may ing portion of the device. be soldered to the terminal. As a means for at- A further object of my invention is to provide taching my p device 110 a Supporting p I attaching portions as an integral part of the clip have provided lug portions 8-8 which are formed 15 device providing a means for securing the device entirely from material of the respective arms to asupporting part. 6-6 and which ext-end from the base 5 in sub- Other objects of my invention will be apparent stantially the direction en by the terminal I from inspection of the drawing and the specifica- (Fig. 7)- The apertures 9-9 in the arms (Fi tion hereinbelow set forth. 7), which are provided through taking material 20 Referring to the drawing, in which I have ilfrom the arms to form the lugs Perferms a lustrated a preferred form of my invention: useful function in that they serve to increase the Figure 1 is a top plan view of a pair of my imres e cy f t e armsproved clip devices secured to a supporting part Assembly o my p device With e pp t and carrying between them a fuse member; part is a relatively simple matter and is carried 25 Fig.2 is a front view of the installation shown out through movin the clip device toward the in Fig. 1; support so that the base 5 abuts the support with Fig. 3 is a section taken along the line 3-3 of the w -r v terminal 1 extending thr u h Fig. 2; an aperture IU of the support and the lug por- Fig. 4. is an end view of the installation shown t s 8 xt d t u t p ur s 3 to in Figs. 1 and 2; a position beneath the support. The lug portions Fig. 5 is a bottom plan view of the installation 3 a e ew S c y a u b e 00 to bend them shown in Figs. 1-4; into clamping engagement with the material of Fig. 6 is an end view of my improved clip device he s ppo t ad c t e p es 3 (F g. 8) per d whereby the clip device is securely fastened to the 35 Fig. '7 is a front view of the clip device shown pp i Fig, 6, As a result of my invention I have provided a A preferred form of my installation, as shown One-piece p device Which is an provement in Figs. 1-5, provides a supporting part I, prefover clip devices of several parts which are now 40 erably made of insulating material, carrying a n m n use through reason of he fact that 40 pair of spaced fuse clips 2-2. The clip devices it is relatively less expensive to manufacture and 2-2 are secured to the support I by integral a a s my d vi e r p es nts improvements attaching means extending through ap t r over those clip devices in which a rivet or similar 3-3 in the supporting part and engagin the means is used to secure the same to a. supportmaterial of the support adjacent the apert ing part as it is impossible todistort the article- 45 Opposed ends of a fuse member 4 are received retaining po tions of my clip i ng the by resilient arms of the clip device 2-2 and Sa e pon a s pport in the manner in which maintained in assembly therewith. similar portions of those devices using a rivet are Referring to my improved clip device, I have distorted during attachment of the last-menshown one which, in my preferred form, is made tioned devices to a support. 50

from one piece of sheet metal material. My Although I have illustrated and described a clip device has a base portion 5 and upstanding preferred form of my invention, I do not wish to spaced resilient arms 6-6 extending from opbe limited thereby because the scope of my inposed sides of the base 5 and providing an openvention is best set forth in the following claims.

6? ing for receiving an opposed end of the fuse mem- I claim: 5g

2. A fuse clip device having a base portion and laterally spaced resilient arm portions extending from said base, said arms having portions adapted to receive and engage a portion of an electrical part, integral lug portions extending from said base in a direction substantially opposite to that taken by said arms, said lugs being formed from material entirely Within said resilient arms, and Wire-receiving means in electrical contact with said clip device.

WILLIAM G. ROBY.

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US2736876A (en) * 1956-02-28 Contact clip
US2777118A (en) * 1953-12-02 1957-01-08 Sundt Engineering Company Fuse holder
US2898519A (en) * 1955-11-14 1959-08-04 Erie Resistor Corp Printed circuit assembly
US2908886A (en) * 1955-10-28 1959-10-13 Cornell Dubilier Electric Terminal lug for a capacitor or the like
US2924801A (en) * 1955-04-26 1960-02-09 Gen Motors Corp Electrical contact spring
US2942228A (en) * 1957-07-15 1960-06-21 Illinois Tool Works Polarized mounting clip for rectifier
US2946026A (en) * 1955-05-10 1960-07-19 Muter Company Tuned transformer unit
US2955178A (en) * 1958-06-12 1960-10-04 Gen Motors Corp Fuse panel assembly
US2972727A (en) * 1958-07-01 1961-02-21 United Carr Fastener Corp Printed circuit assembly
US3059153A (en) * 1959-10-14 1962-10-16 Bendix Corp Printed circuit board restraining means
US3125299A (en) * 1964-03-17 Vehicle lamp mounting
US3492628A (en) * 1966-09-30 1970-01-27 Lucas Industries Ltd Fuse holders
US3613043A (en) * 1969-04-30 1971-10-12 Amp Inc Printed circuit board connector
US3614713A (en) * 1967-06-01 1971-10-19 Trw Inc Electric lampholder
US4071290A (en) * 1976-09-27 1978-01-31 Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated Unitary fuse clip having a wire wrap terminal
DE2812560A1 (en) * 1977-03-21 1978-10-05 Mc Graw Edison Co Low Profiled fuse holder
US4176906A (en) * 1977-03-21 1979-12-04 Mcgraw-Edison Company Low profile fuse clip
US4472016A (en) * 1982-09-17 1984-09-18 Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Terminal block connector
US4472018A (en) * 1983-02-16 1984-09-18 Mcgraw-Edison Company Fuse clip with enclosed wire connection
US5391098A (en) * 1992-04-20 1995-02-21 Kyoshin Kogyo Co., Ltd. Method of mounting fuse holding clips for a fuse holder
US6774759B2 (en) * 2001-05-18 2004-08-10 Marconi Intellectual Property (Ringfence), Inc. Combined fuse holder and current monitor
US20060197647A1 (en) * 2005-03-03 2006-09-07 Whitney Stephen J Thermally decoupling fuse holder and assembly

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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3125299A (en) * 1964-03-17 Vehicle lamp mounting
US2736876A (en) * 1956-02-28 Contact clip
US2777118A (en) * 1953-12-02 1957-01-08 Sundt Engineering Company Fuse holder
US2924801A (en) * 1955-04-26 1960-02-09 Gen Motors Corp Electrical contact spring
US2946026A (en) * 1955-05-10 1960-07-19 Muter Company Tuned transformer unit
US2908886A (en) * 1955-10-28 1959-10-13 Cornell Dubilier Electric Terminal lug for a capacitor or the like
US2898519A (en) * 1955-11-14 1959-08-04 Erie Resistor Corp Printed circuit assembly
US2942228A (en) * 1957-07-15 1960-06-21 Illinois Tool Works Polarized mounting clip for rectifier
US2955178A (en) * 1958-06-12 1960-10-04 Gen Motors Corp Fuse panel assembly
US2972727A (en) * 1958-07-01 1961-02-21 United Carr Fastener Corp Printed circuit assembly
US3059153A (en) * 1959-10-14 1962-10-16 Bendix Corp Printed circuit board restraining means
US3492628A (en) * 1966-09-30 1970-01-27 Lucas Industries Ltd Fuse holders
US3614713A (en) * 1967-06-01 1971-10-19 Trw Inc Electric lampholder
US3613043A (en) * 1969-04-30 1971-10-12 Amp Inc Printed circuit board connector
US4071290A (en) * 1976-09-27 1978-01-31 Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated Unitary fuse clip having a wire wrap terminal
DE2812560A1 (en) * 1977-03-21 1978-10-05 Mc Graw Edison Co Low Profiled fuse holder
FR2395590A1 (en) * 1977-03-21 1979-01-19 Mc Graw Edison Co Fuse holder
US4176906A (en) * 1977-03-21 1979-12-04 Mcgraw-Edison Company Low profile fuse clip
US4472016A (en) * 1982-09-17 1984-09-18 Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Terminal block connector
US4472018A (en) * 1983-02-16 1984-09-18 Mcgraw-Edison Company Fuse clip with enclosed wire connection
US5391098A (en) * 1992-04-20 1995-02-21 Kyoshin Kogyo Co., Ltd. Method of mounting fuse holding clips for a fuse holder
US6774759B2 (en) * 2001-05-18 2004-08-10 Marconi Intellectual Property (Ringfence), Inc. Combined fuse holder and current monitor
US20060197647A1 (en) * 2005-03-03 2006-09-07 Whitney Stephen J Thermally decoupling fuse holder and assembly
US7564337B2 (en) * 2005-03-03 2009-07-21 Littelfuse, Inc. Thermally decoupling fuse holder and assembly
US20100090792A1 (en) * 2005-03-03 2010-04-15 Littelfuse, Inc. Thermally decoupling fuse holder and assembly

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