US Patent No. 11,032,931

ELECTRICAL HOUSING AND PROCESS FOR TESTING THE SEALED NATURE OF THE ELECTRICAL HOUSING


Patent No. 11,032,931
Issue Date June 08, 2021
Title Electrical Housing And Process For Testing The Sealed Nature Of The Electrical Housing
Inventorship Bruno Dupont, Paris (FR)
Jose Ferreira, Auvers sur Oise (FR)
Christian Volantin, Ste Honorine (FR)
Assignee Tyco Electronics France SAS, Pontoise (FR)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,032,931

1. An assembly, comprising:an electrical housing including an opening adapted to receive an electrical cable and/or an electrical connector, a housing wall delimiting an internal volume of the electrical housing, a test passageway having a dimension and a position in the housing wall adapted to permit testing of a sealed nature of the electrical housing while impeding access to an electrically live element in the internal volume of the electrical housing, and a stop element disposed at an inner end of the test passageway inside the electrical housing; and
a sealing plug adapted to be inserted into the test passageway and sealing the electrical housing, the stop element is adapted to stop insertion of the sealing plug into the test passageway, a longitudinal length of the sealing plug is smaller than a distance between the stop element and an exterior of the housing wall.