Global Patent Index - EP 1054476 B1

EP 1054476 B1 20040128 - Primary terminal retention feature for connectors

Title (en)

Primary terminal retention feature for connectors

Title (de)

Elektrischer Verbinder mit Kontaktrückhaltemitteln

Title (fr)

Connecteur électrique avec dispositif de rétention des contacts


EP 1054476 B1 20040128 (EN)


EP 00110038 A 20000512


  • EP 00110038 A 20000512
  • EP 99109544 A 19990512

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1054476A1] A connector for receiving terminals therein that includes a terminal block having outer side walls and opposing end walls, wherein terminal receiving passageways extend between the opposing end walls for receiving a terminal, and a primary retention member is disposed along at least one of the terminal receiving passageways that includes a resilient retention arm that extends into the passageway to retain the terminal therein, where the primary retention member is particularly adapted to situations where the spacing between the wall and the passageway is relatively small. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

H01R 13/426

IPC 8 full level

H01R 13/426 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

H01R 13/426 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1054476 A1 20001122; EP 1054476 B1 20040128

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 00110038 A 20000512