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Pin Connector Wire Assembly Fixture

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045668D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 44K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Lowrie, DH: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This fixture facilitates the attaching of wores 10 to connector housing 12 with nylon insert 14 whice fits into groove 16 in th terminal pins 18 crimped to the wires 10.

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Pin Connector Wire Assembly Fixture

This fixture facilitates the attaching of wores 10 to connector housing 12 with nylon insert 14 whice fits into groove 16 in th terminal pins 18 crimped to the wires 10.

The fixture 20 holds the connector housing 12 in a secure position. The fixture has "lead-in" grooves 21 to guide the wire-pin assembly 10, 16 and 18 into the connector housing. The fixture has a steel locking pin 22 which will easily push a wire strand 26 aside when it extends into a terminal pin groove. The fixture has a rubber clamping bar 24 to secure all wires 10 after the locking pin 22 has located all terminal pins 18 in position. The locking pin 22 is then retracted, and the terminals are in an exact position to receive the nylon insert
14. The fixture will handle a variety of different size connector housings.

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