US Patent No. 9,236,670

COAXIAL CONNECTOR


Patent No. 9,236,670
Issue Date January 12, 2016 
Title Coaxial Connector
Inventorship Masako Nishikawa, Yamato (JP)
Toshiya Oda, Yokohama (JP)
Ayako Ida, Yamato (JP)
Yusuke Shibata, Yamato (JP)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,236,670

1. A coaxial connector, the coaxial connector comprising:
an outer conductor, the outer conductor engaging an outer conductor of another coaxial connector;
an insulating portion, the insulating portion being arranged on the inside of the outer conductor, the insulating portion
including a first fixed portion, a first elastic portion and a second elastic portion, the first elastic portion being positioned
on one end of the first fixed portion and moving elastically using the first fixed portion as a pivot, the second elastic
portion being positioned on another end of the first fixed portion and moving elastically using the first fixed portion as
a pivot; and

an inner conductor, the inner conductor being arranged on the inside of the insulating portion and establishing contact with
the outer peripheral surface of the inner conductor of the other coaxial connector, the inner conductor including a second
fixed portion, a first holding portion and a second holding portion, the first holding portion being positioned on one side
of the second fixed portion, the second holding portion being positioned on another side of the second fixed portion;

wherein:
the first elastic portion biases the outer peripheral surface of the first holding portion towards the outer peripheral surface
of the inner conductor of the other coaxial connector; and

the second elastic portion biases the outer peripheral surface of the second holding portion towards the outer peripheral
surface of the inner conductor of the other coaxial connector.