US Patent No. 10,772,237

THERMALLY CONFIGURED CONNECTOR SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,772,237
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Thermally Configured Connector System
Inventorship Kent E. Regnier, Lombard, IL (US)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,237

1. A receptacle, comprising:a housing having a first card slot;
a cage positioned around the housing and defining a first port aligned with the card slot, the cage having a first side opening, the first port including four walls that are aligned with the first card slot, the first port further including a first vent wall at a rear of the first port, wherein the first port is configured so that air may flow directly from a front face of the first port through the vent wall and out the side opening, wherein the housing includes a second card slot and the cage includes a second port aligned with the second card slot, the second port including a second vent wall, the cage having a second side opening in communication with the second vent wall, the cage configured so that air may flow in past the front face of respective port, out the corresponding vent wall and out the corresponding side opening.