US Patent No. 9,553,384

CONNECTOR AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR


Patent No. 9,553,384
Issue Date January 24, 2017
Title Connector And Manufacturing Method Therefor
Inventorship Junichi Asanuma, Yamato (JP)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,553,384

1. A connector comprising:
a housing able to receive flat wiring inserted from the front;
terminals held inside the housing, each terminal having an arm portion arranged above the flat wiring; and
an actuator for pressing down on the flat wiring, the actuator having engaging portions for engaging a hook formed in each
arm portion, two contact pressure portions formed on the two end surfaces on opposite sides from each other in the left and
right direction;

the housing having two holding portions on the opposing left and right sides interposing the actuator, the holding portions
pressing against the contact pressure portions of the actuator in a second position and the holding portions not pressing
against the contact pressure portions of the actuator in a first position, the position of the actuator when the engaging
portions are engaging the hooks being the first position and the position of the actuator when the engaging portions are not
engaging the hooks being the second position.