US Patent No. 9,590,356

PULLER TYPE CARD SOCKET


Patent No. 9,590,356
Issue Date March 07, 2017
Title Puller Type Card Socket
Inventorship Sung-Hyuk Joo, Ansan (KR)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,590,356

1. A card socket in which a card can be inserted and withdrawn, the card socket comprising:
a housing, the housing defining a sliding groove, a reverse mounting prevention part, and a stopper part, the sliding groove
being formed on one side of an interior of the housing, the reverse mounting prevention part preventing the reverse mounting
of the card;

a cover, the cover covering the housing, the cover being configured so that the card can be inserted and withdrawn between
the housing and the cover; and

a puller, the puller having a sliding part, a pulling part and a card contact part, the sliding part being mounted in the
sliding groove and being able to slide along the insertion and withdrawal directions of the card, the sliding part having
a front end and a rear end, the pulling part being provided at the front end of the sliding part, the pulling part being configured
to be pulled on when withdrawing the card, the card contact part being provided at the rear end of the sliding part, the card
contact part being configured to overlap with the reverse mounting prevention part, the card contact part configured to be
pushed by the card during insertion, the card contact part configured to push the card forward when the card is withdrawn,
wherein when the card is withdrawn, the card contact part is configured to catch on the stopper part, thereby restricting
the forward movement of the puller.