US Patent No. 10,784,631

MULTI-PIECE POWER CONNECTOR WITH CABLE PASS THROUGH


Patent No. 10,784,631
Issue Date September 22, 2020
Title Multi-piece Power Connector With Cable Pass Through
Inventorship Thomas Brungard, York, PA (US)
Rupert Fry, Jr., Mechanicsburg, PA (US)
Assignee FCI USA LLC, Etters, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,784,631

1. An electrical connector, comprising:a first housing portion, comprising a first attachment feature and a first plurality of conductors;
a second housing portion, comprising a second attachment feature and a second plurality of conductors; and
a plurality of elongated pins;wherein:the first plurality of conductors comprise tails configured for attachment to a printed circuit board;
the second plurality of conductors comprise tails configured for attachment to wires configured to carry greater than 20 A, wherein the second plurality of conductors are each secured in the second housing portion by a pin of the plurality of elongated pins inserted into the second housing and engaging with a respective conductor of the second plurality of conductors; and
the second attachment feature is configured to engage with the first attachment feature after the first housing portion is attached to the printed circuit board.