US Patent No. 9,356,371

CONNECTOR


Patent No. 9,356,371
Issue Date May 31, 2016
Title Connector
Inventorship Satoshi Goto, Yamato (JP)
Ryotaro Takeuchi, Yokohama (JP)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,356,371

1. A connector, the connector comprising:
a first connector, the first connector including a first connector main body and a plurality of first terminals, the first
terminals being mounted side by side in the longitudinal direction of the first connector main body on both sides in the transverse
direction of the first connector main body, each first terminal including a first contact portion and a second contact portion,
the contact portions facing each other; and

a second connector, the second connector including a second connector main body, for mating with the first connector main
body, and a plurality of second terminals, the second terminals being mounted side by side in the longitudinal direction of
the second connector main body on both sides in the transverse direction of the second connector main body, the first contact
portion and the second contact portion each overlap with the corresponding second terminal, the amount of overlap being greater
than the amount of clearance in the transverse direction of the first connector main body, each second terminals being inserted
between the first contact portion and the second contact portion of the corresponding first terminal and contacting the first
terminal when the first connector main body is mated with the second connector main body.