Global Patent Index - EP 0499141 B1

EP 0499141 B1 2000-08-02 - Multipoint contact compression connector

Title (en)

Multipoint contact compression connector

Title (de)

Verbinder für das Einpressen auf eine Vielzahl von Kontaktpunkten

Title (fr)

Connecteur de compression à plusieurs points de contact

Publication

EP 0499141 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 92101972 A

Priority

US 65598791 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0499141A2] A multipoint contact compression connector (10, 32) provided with a plurality of recesses (18, 26, 18, 30, 40, 46, 47, 48) to include a like number of electrical conductors or cables (72, 74, 76, 78) therein. When placed in an appropriate crimping device, the connector (10, 32) would contact the interior die surfaces in at least four points (54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 68, 70, 72, 74), in such a manner, so as to secure at least three conductors (72, 74, 76, 78) or cables in place. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H01R 4/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01R 4/00 (2006.01); H01R 4/18 (2006.01); H01R 4/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01R 4/186 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0499141 A2 19920819; EP 0499141 A3 19930317; EP 0499141 B1 20000802; AU 1078992 A 19920820; AU 640074 B2 19930812; BR 9200500 A 19921020; CA 2061180 A1 19920816; CA 2061180 C 20010814; DE 69231304 D1 20000907; DE 69231304 T2 20010125; ES 2149762 T3 20001116; JP H0562719 A 19930312; KR 100208305 B1 19990715; PH 31141 A 19980303

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