US Patent No. 9,502,803

TERMINAL AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR


Patent No. 9,502,803
Issue Date November 22, 2016
Title Terminal And Electrical Connector
Inventorship Hong-Liang Wang, Chengdu (CN)
Shang-Xiu Zeng, Chengdu (CN)
Kian-Heng Lim, Singapore (SG)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,502,803

1. A terminal, comprising:
a tail;
an elastic arm connected to the tail;
a contact positioned at a distal end of the elastic arm, the contact comprising a front guiding surface extending forwards
and downwards; and

a front guiding member extending forwards from the elastic arm, the front guiding member having a front guiding portion extending
forwards and downwards, wherein the elastic arm extends in a first direction and the front guiding member extends in a second
direction, the first and second directions being at an angle to each other, the front guiding portion being positioned in
front of the front guiding surface of the contact, wherein a highest position of the front guiding member is lower than a
highest position of the contact and a lowest position of the front guiding surface of the contact is lower than the highest
position of the front guiding member.