(19)
(11)EP 2 887 464 B1

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
22.04.2020 Bulletin 2020/17

(21)Application number: 13198847.9

(22)Date of filing:  20.12.2013
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
H01R 13/627(2006.01)
H01R 13/6592(2011.01)
H01R 13/629(2006.01)
H01R 101/00(2006.01)

(54)

Shield connector and shield connector arrangement

Abgeschirmter Verbinder und abgeschirmte Verbinderanordnung

Connecteur blindé et agencement de connecteur de blindage


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(43)Date of publication of application:
24.06.2015 Bulletin 2015/26

(73)Proprietor: Yazaki Europe Ltd
Hertfordshire HP2 7SJ (GB)

(72)Inventors:
  • Loncar, Zelimir
    10360 Sesvete-Zagreb (HR)
  • Petrovic-Poljak, Goran
    10000 Zagreb (HR)
  • Ribaric, Luka
    10430 Samobor (HR)
  • Erdec, Zeljko
    10000 Zagreb (HR)

(74)Representative: Neumann Müller Oberwalleney & Partner Patentanwälte 
Overstolzenstraße 2a
50677 Köln
50677 Köln (DE)


(56)References cited: : 
WO-A1-2010/015641
US-A1- 2013 084 728
US-B1- 7 494 363
US-A1- 2002 090 856
US-B1- 6 702 611
  
      
    Note: Within nine months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent, any person may give notice to the European Patent Office of opposition to the European patent granted. Notice of opposition shall be filed in a written reasoned statement. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the opposition fee has been paid. (Art. 99(1) European Patent Convention).


    Description


    [0001] This invention relates to a shield connector arrangement according to the preamble of claim 1.

    [0002] Such a connector arrangement is disclosed in US 2013/0084728 A1 describing a shield connector that includes a housing and a shield terminal. The housing has a tubular shape so that a shield electric wire is inserted thereinto, and is attached to a case of a device so as to communicate with an insert hole of the case. The shield terminal has a tubular shape, is electrically conductive, is attached to an inner peripheral side of the housing, and is electrically conducted to the objective body and the shield layer. The housing is made of an insulating material such as a synthetic resin and has a flange part. The flange part has an attaching hole into which a bolt can be inserted. The bolt is screwed to a hole formed in the case of the device, so that the housing is fastened and fixed to the case.

    [0003] US 6 280 208 B1 discloses a shield connector structure for connecting a metal case of a motor as a device and a shielding conductor of a shielded cable. The shield connector structure comprises a shield connector which has a housing with a flange portion. The flange portion is integrally formed in one piece with the housing. The flange portion has a bolt insertion hole so as to be fixed to a counterpart metal case by fastening with a bolt. The shield connector of the shielded cable is electrically connected to a shield terminal which has a flange portion being arranged between the flange portion of the housing and the counterpart metal case in order to establish a electric connection between the shielding conductor of the shielded cable and the metal case.

    [0004] Another shield connector is disclosed in EP 2 463 959 A1 which also has a housing with an integrally formed flange portion so as to be fixed to a counterpart metal case by fastening with a bolt.

    [0005] Further connectors with shield terminals or shield connectors are known from US 7 494 363 B1, US 2002/0090856 A1, US 6 702 611 B1 and WO 2010/015641 A1.

    [0006] It is the object of the invention to provide a shield connector which can easily and quick be fastened to a counterpart device leading the cable through the counterpart device and connecting the shielding connector to the counterpart device.

    [0007] The object is achieved with a shield connector arrangement according to claim 1. Preferred embodiments are disclosed in the sub-claims.

    [0008] Using a shield connector arrangement according to the invention it is not necessary to use a separate tool for the fixation of the shield connector to the counterpart device. Neither, it is necessary to provide additional parts such like screws in order to establish a connection between the shield connector and a counterpart device. The shield connector according to the invention enables a fast process to fasten the shield connector to the counterpart device without the use of tools.

    [0009] The shielded cable is inserted into the insertion hole of the housing, wherein the shielded cable comprises a shielding conductor such like a braided conductor surrounding a main conductor of the cable. The shielding conductor is connected to a shield terminal.

    [0010] The housing may have just one locking element. In order to achieve higher fastening forces two locking elements can be provided wherein the locking elements are preferably arranged diametrically opposed relative to a longitudinal axis of the housing. The diametrically opposed arrangement of the locking elements further provide for a secure connection between the shield connector and the counterpart device avoiding bending forces as much as possible. In order to further minimize bending forces onto the locking element more than two locking elements can be provided, which are evenly distributed around longitudinal axis of the housing.

    [0011] Each locking element can be formed such that it can be brought into engagement with a counter locking element of the counterpart device. The at least one locking element and the respective at least one counter locking element are preferably designed such that by mating the shield connector with the counterpart device the locking element and the counter locking element are brought into engagement automatically without the need to first move the locking element or the counter locking element into a specific position.

    [0012] The at least one locking element may comprise a locking arm which is deflectable between a locked position and an unlocked position. The locking arm can further comprise an engagement portion to be brought into engagement with an engagement portion of the counter locking element. The engagement portion of the locking arm and the engagement portion of the counter locking element are preferably designed such that the locking arm is moved from the locked position to an unlocked position and finally again to a locked position engaging the engagement portion of the counter locking element only by moving the shield connector relative to the counterpart device during a mating procedure.

    [0013] For unlocking the locking arm preferably comprises an actuation portion for manually deflecting the locking arm from its locked position into its unlocked position.

    [0014] In order to secure the shield connector from being unmated unintentionally the locking element comprises a secondary locking device being moveable between a pre-set position and a set position. The secondary locking device, in its set position, secures the locking arm in the locked position. In order to unmate the shield connector from the counterpart device first the secondary locking device has to be moved from its set position into its pre-set position so that the locking arm can be manually deflected, preferably by an actuation portion, from its locked position into its unlocked position so that the shield connector can be unmated.

    [0015] In a preferred embodiment the at least one locking element is mounted detachable to the housing. In order to facilitate a detachable but secure connection between the at least one locking element and the housing the locking element comprises a securing arm which is deflectable between a secured position and an unsecured position. The securing arm preferably comprises an engagement portion to be brought into engagement with an engagement portion of the housing. In order to enable an easy process of securing the at least one locking element to the housing the engagement portion of the securing arm and the engagement portion of the housing are designed such that only by sliding the locking element onto the housing the engagement portion of the securing arm is brought into engagement with the engagement portion of the housing without the need to use a tool or to manually deflect the securing arm.

    [0016] The housing can be made of aluminium and the at least one locking element may be made from a plastic material or synthetic resin.

    [0017] In a further embodiment the at least one locking element is integrally formed with the housing in one piece. The housing and the at least one locking element can be made from a plastic material or a synthetic resin.

    [0018] Embodiments of the invention will now be described, by way of example, with reference to the accompanying drawings, wherein:
    Figure 1
    is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a shield connector with a shielded cable having an eyelet terminal, wherein the shield connector is fastened to a wall of a counterpart device;
    Figure 2
    is a longitudinal section of the shield connector with cable fastened to the wall of a counterpart device according to Figure 1;
    Figure 3
    is a top view of the housing of the shield connector according to Figure 1;
    Figure 4
    is a longitudinal section of the housing and the wall of a counterpart device according to Figure 1 along the section line IV-IV according to Figure 3;
    Figure 5
    is a perspective view of a housing of a second embodiment of a shielding connector;
    Figure 6
    is a perspective view of a locking element of a second embodiment of a shielding connector;
    Figure 7
    is a longitudinal sectional view of the housing and a locking element of a second embodiment of the shield connector;
    Figure 8
    is a perspective view of a housing of a third embodiment of a shield connector, and
    Figure 9
    is a perspective view of a housing with separate locking elements of a fourth embodiment of a shield connector.


    [0019] Figures 1 to 4 show a first embodiment of a shield connector 1. Figure 1 depicts a perspective view of the first embodiment of the shield connector 1, fastened to a counter connector portion 2 of a wall of a counterpart device 3. The shield connector 1 comprises a housing 4 and a locking element 5. The locking element 5 is integrally formed with the housing 4 in one piece and is made, preferably, from a synthetic resin material. For locking the shield connector 1 to the counter connector portion 2 the locking element 5 can be brought into engagement with a counter locking element 6 of the counter connector portion 2 without using a tool.

    [0020] A shielded cable 7 penetrates an insertion hole 14 of the housing 4 and terminates on a side of the wall of the counterpart device 3 which is opposite to the shield connector 1. At the terminating end the shielded cable 7 has an eyelet terminal 8 which is electrically connected to a conductor 15 of the shielded cable 7. The eyelet terminal 8 is used for a high voltage interconnection between, for instance, a battery and another electrical components such as an inverter or a motor of a vehicle.

    [0021] The counter connector portion 2 comprises a receptacle 9 into which the housing 4 is partly inserted. The shielded cable 7 is completely guided through the wall of the counterpart device 3.

    [0022] For locking the shield connector 1 to the counter connector portion 2 the locking element 5 comprises a locking arm 10 having an engagement portion 11. The counter locking element 6 comprises a locking projection 12. The engagement portion 11 of the locking arm 10 is engaged with the locking projection 12, so that the shield connector 10 is securely held at the counter connector portion 2 against a movement against a mating direction M for mating the shield connector 1 to the counter connector portion 2.

    [0023] In order to disengage the engagement portion 11 from the locking projection 12 the locking arm 10 has an actuation portion 13 for manually manipulating the locking arm 10. In Figure 1 the locking arm 10 is shown in a locked position engaging the locking projection 12. By pressing down the actuation portion 13 the locking arm 10 can be deflected into an unlocked position in which the engagement portion 11 is lifted from the locking projection 12 so that the shield connector 10 can be moved against the mating direction M out of the receptacle 9.

    [0024] The locking element 5 and the counter locking element 6 can be more clearly seen in Figures 2 to 4.

    [0025] The locking arm 10 will be now described in more detail with reference to Figure 3. The locking arm 10 comprises two parallel orientated resilient arms 16, 17 which each have a first end 18, 19 which is connected and integrally formed to the housing 4. At opposite side of the first ends 18, 19 the resilient arms 16, 17 each have a second end 20, 21. The resilient arms 16, 17 are connected to each other by a bridge portion 22 which is connected to the second ends 20, 21 of the resilient arms 16, 17. The bridge portion 22 is arranged in a relaxed and unbent state with a distance to an upper surface 27 of the housing. The bridge portion 22 forms a locking face 23 which faces, seen in a mating direction M, to the rear of the housing 4. Opposite to the locking face 23 the bridge portion 22 has a front face 24.

    [0026] As best can be seen in Figure 2 the locking projection 12 has a counter locking face 25. In the mated condition of the shield connector 1 to the counter connector portion 2 the locking face 23 is arranged opposite to the counter locking face 25 so that the locking face 23 and the counter locking face 25 are facing each other. If a force is applied to the housing 4 against the mating direction M the locking face 23 is supported against the counter locking face 25 so that the shield connector 1 cannot be unmated from the counter connector portion 2. In order to enable an unmating of the shield connector 1 from the counter connector portion 2 the locking arm 10 can be displaced from the locked position as shown in Figure 2 in an unlocked position in which the bridge portion 22 is lifted to a position, in which it has a greater distance to the upper surface 27 of the housing 10, or in other words the bridge portion 22 has a greater distance to a longitudinal axis L of the housing in the unlocked position than in the locked position. In the unlocked position (not shown) the locking face 23 does not overlap the counter locking face 25 seen in the mating direction M so that the shield connector 1 can be moved against the mating direction M while the bridge portion 22 passes the locking projection 12.

    [0027] For moving the locking arm 10 from the locked position into the unlocked position the locking arm 10 comprises the actuation portion 13 which can be manually pushed in a direction towards the upper surface 27 of the housing 3. Therefore, the locking arm 10 has two levers 28, 29 which are orientated parallel to the resilient arms 16, 17 and which are also connected to the bridge portion 22 and project from the bridge portion 22 in the same direction as the resilient arms 16, 17. On one side of the levers 28, 29 which is opposite to the bridge portion 22 the levers 28, 29 are connected to each other by the actuation portion 13. As can be seen in Figure 4, the levers 28, 29 are provided with a pivot projection 30 projecting from the levers 28, 29 towards the upper surface 27 of a housing 4. The pivot projections 30 are supported against the upper surface 27 so that the locking arm 10 pivots about the two pivot projections 30 of each lever 28, 29 in the area of the contact between the pivot projections 30 and the upper surface 27 so that by pressing down the actuation portion 13 towards the upper surface 27 the bridge portion 22 is raised in a position in which it has a greater distance to the longitudinal axis L.

    [0028] The details of the shield connector 1 are explained with reference to Figure 2. The shielded cable 7 is a commonly used coaxial cable having an inner conductor 15, an inner insulation 31 covering the conductor 15, a shielding conductor 32 arranged around the inner insulation 31 and an outer insulation 33 covering the shielding conductor 32. At a connection end the shielded cable 7 is connected to the eyelet terminal 8. At the connection end the shielded cable 7 is stripped from the insulations 31, 33 stepwise. The end of the conductor 15 is electrically connected to the eyelet terminal 8. The eyelet terminal 8 is sealed by a heat shrink tube 34 which is arranged around the inner insulation 31 as well as a connection end of the eyelet terminal 8. The heat shrink tube 34 ensures that the connection between the shielded cable 7 and the eyelet terminal 8 is sealed so that no moisture or water can enter between the conductor 15 and the inner insulation 31. Further, the outer insulation 33 is stripped off the shielding conductor 32 so that a connection end of the shielding conductor 32 is arranged barely on the inner insulation 31. At this connection end of the shielding conductor 32 the shielding conductor 32 is everted backwards in a direction away from the eyelet terminal 8 and is arranged around the outer insulation 32. The everted end of the shielding conductor 32 is clamped between a sleeve 35 and a shield terminal 36 wherein the shield terminal 36 is shaped sleeve like. The shield terminal 36 projects in an axial direction out of the housing 4 and is in contact with the receptacle 9 of the wall of the counterpart device 3. The wall of the counterpart device 3 is made of metal so that an electric contact between the shielding conductor 32 of the shielded cable 7 and the counterpart device 3 is established.

    [0029] In the area in which the shielding conductor 32 is clamped between the sleeve 35 and the shield terminal 36 a sealing ring 37 (unit seal) is arranged around the shield terminal 35 which is on the one hand in sealing contact to the sleeve 35 and on the other hand in sealing contact to an inner surface of the insertion hole 14 of a housing 4 and to an inner surface of the receptacle 9 of the counterpart device 3. In addition, between the sleeve 35 and the outer insulation 33 a further sealing ring 38 (wire seal) is arranged. On the side opposite to the eyelet terminal 8 the shield connector 1 is provided with a locking ring 39 (rubber stopper) which is mounted to the sleeve 35 by a catch mechanism 40.

    [0030] Figures 5, 6 and 7 refers to a second embodiment of a shield connector 1 and are described together. Elements and features which are identical to the elements and features of the first embodiment are indicated with the same reference numerals and are described in connection with the first embodiment.

    [0031] The difference of the shield connector 1 of the second embodiment compared to the first embodiment is that the housing 4 and the locking element 5 are not integrally formed as one piece. Instead, the locking element 5 is detachably secured to the housing 4. The housing is provided with two slots 41, 42. The locking element 5 has two respective rails 43, 44 which can be inserted into the slots 41, 42 in the mating direction M parallel to the longitudinal axis L. Each slot 41, 42 has stop faces 45, 46. The rails 43, 44 of the locking element 5 abut against the stop faces 45, 46 when the locking element 5 has been completely slit into the slots 41, 42. In the completely slit-in condition the locking element 5 is secured to the housing 4. For securing the locking element 5 to the housing 4 the locking element 5 is provided with two securing arms 49, 50, one per slot 41, 42. The securing arms 49, 50 are provided with engagement portions 51, 52 projecting towards the housing 4 and which engage engagement portions 47, 48 which are arranged in the slots 41, 42 of the housing 4. In the completely slit-in condition securing faces 53 of the engagement portions 51, 52 of the securing arms 49, 50 are supported against counter securing faces 54 of the engagement portions 47, 48 of the housing 4. When a locking element 5 is slit into the slots 41, 42 a front face 56 of the securing arms 49, 50 rides along a slant surfaces 55 of the engagement portions 47, 48 of the housing 4 so that the securing arms 49, 50 are deflected away from the housing so that the engagement portions 51, 52 of the securing arms 49, 50 can pass the engagement portions 47, 48 of the housing 4. When the locking element 5 has reached its completely slit-in condition the engagement portions 51, 52 of the securing arms 49, 50 have passed the engagement portions 47, 48 of the housing 4 so that the securing arms 49, 50 can deflect back into the condition as depicted in Figure 7.

    [0032] Figure 8 discloses a housing 4 of a third embodiment of a shield connector having two locking elements 5, 5' being arranged diametrical opposed to each other relative to the longitudinal axis L. The housing according to Figure 8 shows locking elements 5, 5' which are integrally formed with the housing. Figure 9 shows another (fourth) embodiment having locking elements 5, 5' which are detachably mounted to the housing 4.

    Reference numerals



    [0033] 
    1
    shield connector
    2
    counter connector portion
    3
    wall of counterpart device
    4
    housing
    5, 5'
    locking element
    6
    counter locking element
    7
    shielded cable
    8
    eyelet terminal
    9
    receptacle
    10
    locking arm
    11
    engagement portion
    12
    locking projection
    13
    actuation portion
    14
    insertion hole
    15
    conductor
    16
    resilient arm
    17
    resilient arm
    18
    first end
    19
    first end
    20
    second end
    21
    second end
    22
    bridge portion
    23
    locking face
    24
    front face
    25
    counter locking face
    26
    slant surface
    27
    upper surface
    28
    lever
    29
    lever
    30
    pivot projection
    31
    inner insulation
    32
    shielding conductor
    33
    outer insulation
    34
    heat shrink tube
    35
    sleeve
    36
    shield terminal
    37
    sealing ring (unit seal)
    38
    sealing ring (wire seal)
    39
    locking ring (rubber stopper)
    40
    catch mechanism
    41
    slot
    42
    slot
    43
    rail
    44
    rail
    45
    stop face
    46
    stop face
    47
    engagement portion
    48
    engagement portion
    49
    securing arm
    50
    securing arm
    51
    engagement portion (of the securing arm)
    52
    engagement portion (of the securing arm)
    53
    securing face
    54
    counter securing face
    55
    slant surface
    56
    front face
    L
    longitudinal axis
    M
    mating direction



    Claims

    1. A shield connector arrangement comprising:

    a shield connector (1) having a housing (4) with an insertion hole (14),

    a shielded cable (7) accommodated within said insertion hole (14), said shielded cable (7) has a shielding conductor (32) being connected to a shield terminal (36) wherein the shield terminal (36) is mounted to the housing (4) and is in contact to a wall of a counterpart device (3) for a ground connection between the shielding conductor (32) and the counterpart device (3), wherein the shielded cable (7) is completely guided through the wall of the counterpart device (3), characterised in

    that at least one locking element (5) for tool-less fastening the shield connector (1) to the counterpart device (3) is provided on the housing (4) and

    that the counterpart device (3) has at least one counter locking element (6) being engaged to the at least one locking element (5) of the housing (4) of the shield connector (1).


     
    2. The shield connector arrangement according to claim 1,
    characterised in
    that two locking elements (5, 5') are provided being arranged diametrically opposed relative to a longitudinal axis (L) of the housing (4).
     
    3. The shield connector arrangement according to any one of the preceding claims,
    characterised in
    that the locking element (5) comprises a locking arm (10) which is deflectable between a locked position and an unlocked position.
     
    4. The shield connector arrangement according to claim 3,
    characterised in
    that the locking arm (10) of the locking element (5) comprises an engagement portion (22) to be brought into engagement with an engagement portion (11) of the counter locking element (6) of the counterpart device (3).
     
    5. The shield connector arrangement according to any one of claims 3 or 4,
    characterised in
    that the locking arm (10) comprises an actuation portion (13) for manually deflecting the locking arm (10).
     
    6. The shield connector arrangement according to any one of claims 3 to 5,
    characterised in
    that the locking element (5) comprises a secondary locking device being movable between a pre-set position and a set position and
    that the secondary locking device in its set position secures the locking arm (10) in the locked position.
     
    7. The shield connector arrangement according to any one of the preceding claims,
    characterised in
    that the at least one locking element (5) is mounted detachable to the housing (4).
     
    8. The shield connector arrangement according to claim 7,
    characterised in
    that the locking element (5) comprises a securing arm (49, 50) which is deflectable between a secured position and an unsecured position.
     
    9. The shield connector arrangement to claim 8,
    characterised in
    that the securing arm (49, 50) comprises an engagement portion (51, 52) to be brought into engagement with an engagement portion (47, 48) of the housing (4).
     
    10. The shield connector arrangement according to any one of claims 1 to 6,
    characterised in
    that the at least one locking element (5) is integral with the housing (4) in one piece.
     


    Ansprüche

    1. Eine Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung, umfassend:

    einen Abschirmungsverbinder (1), der ein Gehäuse (4) mit einem Einführungsloch (14) aufweist,

    ein abgeschirmtes Kabel (7), das in dem Einführungsloch (14) aufgenommen ist, wobei das abgeschirmte Kabel (7) einen Abschirmungsleiter (32) aufweist, der mit einem Abschirmungsanschluss (36) verbunden ist, wobei der Abschirmungsanschluss (36) mit dem Gehäuse (4) verbunden ist und mit einer Wand einer Gegenvorrichtung (3) für eine Erdungsverbindung zwischen dem Abschirmungsleiter (32) und der Gegenvorrichtung (3) in Kontakt steht, wobei das abgeschirmte Kabel (7) vollständig durch die Wand der Gegenvorrichtung (3) geführt wird, dadurch gekennzeichnet,

    dass am Gehäuse (4) mindestens ein Verriegelungselement (5) zur werkzeuglosen Befestigung des Abschirmungsverbinders (1) an der Gegenvorrichtung (3) vorgesehen ist und

    dass die Gegenvorrichtung (3) mindestens ein Gegenverriegelungselement (6) aufweist, das mit dem mindestens einen Verriegelungselement (5) des Gehäuses (4) des Abschirmungsverbinders (1) in Eingriff steht.


     
    2. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach Anspruch 1,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass zwei Verriegelungselemente (5, 5') vorgesehen sind, die bezüglich einer Längsachse (L) des Gehäuses (4) diametral gegenüberliegend angeordnet sind.
     
    3. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach einem der vorstehenden Ansprüche,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass das Verriegelungselement (5) einen Verriegelungsarm (10) umfasst, der zwischen einer verriegelten und einer entriegelten Position auslenkbar ist.
     
    4. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach Anspruch 3,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass der Verriegelungsarm (10) des Verriegelungselements (5) einen Eingriffsabschnitt (22) aufweist, der mit einem Eingriffsabschnitt (11) des Gegenverriegelungselements (6) der Gegenvorrichtung (3) in Eingriff gebracht werden soll.
     
    5. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach einem der Ansprüche 3 oder 4,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass der Verriegelungsarm (10) einen Betätigungsabschnitt (13) zum manuellen Auslenken des Verriegelungsarms (10) umfasst.
     
    6. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach einem der Ansprüche 3 bis 5,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass das Verriegelungselement (5) eine sekundäre Verriegelungsvorrichtung umfasst, die zwischen einer Vorbereitungsposition und einer Endposition beweglich ist, und
    dass die sekundäre Verriegelungsvorrichtung in ihrer Endposition den Verriegelungsarm (10) in der verriegelten Position sichert.
     
    7. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach einem der vorstehenden Ansprüche,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass das mindestens eine Verriegelungselement (5) lösbar am Gehäuse (4) montiert ist.
     
    8. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach Anspruch 7,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass das Verriegelungselement (5) einen Sicherungsarm (49, 50) umfasst, der zwischen einer gesicherten und einer ungesicherten Position auslenkbar ist.
     
    9. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach Anspruch 8,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass der Sicherungsarm (49, 50) einen Eingriffsabschnitt (51, 52) umfasst, der mit einem Eingriffsabschnitt (47, 48) des Gehäuses (4) in Eingriff gebracht werden soll.
     
    10. Die Abschirmungsverbinderanordnung nach einem der Ansprüche 1 bis 6,
    dadurch gekennzeichnet,
    dass das mindestens eine Verriegelungselement (5) einteilig mit dem Gehäuse (4) ist.
     


    Revendications

    1. Agencement de connecteur de blindage comprenant :

    un connecteur de blindage (1) ayant un boîtier (4) avec un trou d'insertion (14),

    un câble blindé (7) logé dans ledit trou d'insertion (14), ledit câble blindé (7) ayant un conducteur de blindage (32) connecté à une borne de blindage (36), dans lequel la borne de blindage (36) est montée sur le boîtier (4) et est en contact avec une paroi d'un dispositif homologue (3) pour une connexion à la terre entre le conducteur de blindage (32) et le dispositif homologue (3), dans lequel le câble blindé (7) est complètement guidé à travers la paroi du dispositif homologue (3), caractérisé en ce

    qu'au moins un élément de verrouillage (5) pour une fixation sans outil du connecteur de blindage (1) au dispositif homologue (3) est fourni sur le boîtier (4) et que le dispositif homologue (3) a au moins un élément de verrouillage antagoniste (6) qui est mis en prise avec l'au moins un élément de verrouillage (5) du boîtier (4) du connecteur de blindage (1).


     
    2. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon la revendication 1,
    caractérisé en ce
    que deux éléments de verrouillage (5, 5') sont fournis, lesquels sont disposés diamétralement en opposition par rapport à un axe longitudinal (L) du boîtier (4).
     
    3. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon l'une quelconque des revendications précédentes,
    caractérisé en ce
    que l'élément de verrouillage (5) comprend un bras de verrouillage (10) qui peut être infléchi entre une position verrouillée et une position déverrouillée.
     
    4. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon la revendication 3,
    caractérisé en ce
    que le bras de verrouillage (10) de l'élément de verrouillage (5) comprend une partie de mise en prise (22) à mettre en prise avec une partie de mise en prise (11) de l'élément de verrouillage antagoniste (6) du dispositif homologue (3).
     
    5. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon l'une quelconque des revendications 3 ou 4,
    caractérisé en ce
    que le bras de verrouillage (10) comprend une partie d'actionnement (13) pour infléchir manuellement le bras de verrouillage (10).
     
    6. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon l'une quelconque des revendications 3 à 5,
    caractérisé en ce
    que l'élément de verrouillage (5) comprend un dispositif de verrouillage secondaire qui est mobile entre une position préréglée et une position réglée et que le dispositif de verrouillage secondaire, dans sa position réglée, fixe le bras de verrouillage (10) dans la position verrouillée.
     
    7. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon l'une quelconque des revendications précédentes,
    caractérisé en ce
    que l'au moins un élément de verrouillage (5) est monté de façon détachable sur le boîtier (4).
     
    8. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon la revendication 7,
    caractérisé en ce
    que l'élément de verrouillage (5) comprend un bras de fixation (49, 50) qui peut être infléchi entre une position fixée et une position non fixée.
     
    9. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon la revendication 8,
    caractérisé en ce
    que le bras de fixation (49, 50) comprend une partie de mise en prise (51, 52) à mettre en prise avec une partie de mise en prise (47, 48) du boîtier (4).
     
    10. Agencement de connecteur de blindage selon l'une quelconque des revendications 1 à 6,
    caractérisé en ce
    que l'au moins un élément de verrouillage (5) fait partie intégrante du boîtier (4) en une seule pièce.
     




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