US Patent No. 10,008,810

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING A SHIELDING MEMBER WITH TWO HALVES EACH WITH INWARDLY AND OUTWARDLY PROJECTING HOOKS


Patent No. 10,008,810
Issue Date June 26, 2018
Title Electrical Connector Having A Shielding Member With Two Halves Each With Inwardly And Outwardly Projecting Hooks
Inventorship Aymeric Soudy, Besancon (FR)
Gert Droesbeke, Besancon (FR)
Assignee FCI USA LLC, Etters, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,008,810

1. An electrical connector comprising:a housing;
electrical contacts connected to the housing;
a shield cover connected to the housing, where the shield cover comprises a first cover member and a second cover member, where the shield cover surrounds the housing, where the first cover member comprises a first cover member latching section comprising a first lateral side with inward projecting hooks and an opposite second lateral side with outward projecting hooks, where the second cover member comprises a second cover member latching section comprising a first lateral side with inward projecting hooks and an opposite second lateral side with outward projecting hooks,
where the inward projecting hooks of the first cover member latching section is latched to the outward projecting hooks of the second cover member latching section, and where the inward projecting hooks of the second cover member latching section is latched to the outward projecting hooks of the first cover member latching section.