US Patent No. 9,368,895

TERMINAL AND CONNECTOR


Patent No. 9,368,895
Issue Date June 14, 2016
Title Terminal And Connector
Inventorship Hiroshi Ueno, Yamato (JP)
Toshihiro Niitsu, Machida (JP)
Hirokazu Suzuki, Yamato (JP)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,368,895

1. A terminal, the terminal comprising:
a base portion; and
a contact arm portion extending from the base portion, the contact arm portion including a cantilevered first frame portion
extending from the base portion and a cantilevered second frame portion extending from the base portion, the contact arm portion
including a connecting frame portion which connects a free end of the first frame portion to a free end of the second frame
portion, the first frame portion includes a contact protruding portion, the contact protruding portion protruding outwardly
from the first frame portion and away from the second frame portion, the contact protruding portion having a thickness which
is greater than a thickness of the first frame portion, the contact protruding portion includes a contact face.