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AUTOMOTIVE CONNECTOR SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012411D
Publication Date: 2003-May-06
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

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Abstract

ID611465

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ID 611465

Present connector systems, for example as presently used in assembling automotive lamps, have a gripping surface provided a lamp part. Often said gripping surface is too small to enable comfortable handling. To counteract this problem a lamp is proposed being provided with a gripping surface which extends over both a part of the lamp itself, for example the lamp cap, and the connector. In the interface between the lamp (cap) and the connector a keying/torsion system counteracts interchangeability and mechanical loading of the electrical contacts by torsion.