Global Patent Index - EP 1049210 A1

EP 1049210 A1 2000-11-02 - Connector cover

Title (en)

Connector cover

Title (de)

Verschlusskappe für Verbinder

Title (fr)

Couvercle de fermeture pour connecteur

Publication

EP 1049210 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00303337 A

Priority

SG 1999001818 A

Abstract (en)

A cover (10) for covering an opening (101) of a connector (100) containing an electrical mating structure (170). The cover (10) overlaps the opening (101) when installed and has a flat plate portion (20) from a rear surface of which lateral movement restraining parallel first walls (70) project adjacent its sides which have bottom surfaces (71) which ride over a bottom edge (108) of the opening (101) as the cover is rotated or slid into engagement with the connector (100). A U-shaped locking arm (50) extends rearwardly adjacent an upper cover edge, has a free end which does not project forwardly of the cover plate portion (20) and an upwardly directed locking projection (53) which engages a locking shoulder (130) on an upper surface of the opening (101). <IMAGE>

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

H01R 13/447

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01R 13/639 (2006.01); H01R 13/447 (2006.01); H01R 13/52 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01R 13/447 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 1049210 A1 20001102; EP 1049210 B1 20071128; DE 60037217 D1 20080110; DE 60037217 T2 20081009; JP 2000323234 A 20001124; JP 3463802 B2 20031105; SG 90047 A1 20020723

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