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Connector and Housing for Flat Wire Bus

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000076691D
Original Publication Date: 1972-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-24
Document File: 2 page(s) / 45K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Beadle, PJ: AUTHOR

Abstract

This is a flat-cable connector and housing assembly. The flat-cable connector assembly comprises a flat electrically conductive metal element 1, that may be insulatively wrapped with a layer of dielectric material 2, and has attached to one or both ends a plurality of tuning fork type metal electrical connector elements 3. The connector housing comprises a molded plastic lower housing 4 adapted to receive the connector elements 3 into suitable apertures 5. The housing cover 6 overlies the lower housing 4 and is bonded or attached thereto.

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Connector and Housing for Flat Wire Bus

This is a flat-cable connector and housing assembly. The flat-cable connector assembly comprises a flat electrically conductive metal element 1, that may be insulatively wrapped with a layer of dielectric material 2, and has attached to one or both ends a plurality of tuning fork type metal electrical connector elements 3. The connector housing comprises a molded plastic lower housing 4 adapted to receive the connector elements 3 into suitable apertures 5. The housing cover 6 overlies the lower housing 4 and is bonded or attached thereto.

The connector and housing assembly provides an improved construction adapted for removable attachment to printed-circuit cards or boards.

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