CONNECTOR SEPARATION MECHANISM
Original Publication Date: 1987-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Oct-22
The processof separating two mated multi-pin connectorsoften results in the breakageof connector pins. This breakage typically occurs when uneven separating forces are applied to opposite sides of the connectors. These uneven forces cause the connectors to rock from side to side during separation, which results in pin breakage.