US Patent No. 9,620,265

SEALED HEADER ASSEMBLY


Patent No. 9,620,265
Issue Date April 11, 2017
Title Sealed Header Assembly
Inventorship Kevin John Peterson, Kernersville, NC (US)
Kenneth Wade Long, Jr., Walnut Cove, NC (US)
William John Remaley, East Bend, NC (US)
Assignee TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION, Berwyn, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,620,265

1. A sealed header assembly comprising:
a housing having a cover shroud portion, a mounting portion and a wire holder portion, the mounting portion configured to
mount the housing to a case of an electrical device, the wire holder portion configured to extend through an opening in the
electrical device to an interior of the electrical device, the wire holder portion configured to receive wires passing through
the housing between the interior and an exterior of the electrical device, the wire holder portion including a chamber bounded
by chamber walls, the wire holder portion having one or more wire channels through one of the chamber walls being open to
the chamber and to the cover shroud portion on opposite sides of the chamber wall, an exterior of the wire holder portion
having a seal configured to be sealed to the case of the electrical device;

a wire cover removably mounted to the housing at the cover shroud portion to define a wire passageway for the wires;
a seal received in the chamber and being sealed to at least one of the chamber walls, the seal having one or more wire channels
and configured to seal against the wires received in the corresponding wire channels; and

a seal cap received in the chamber to hold the seal in the chamber, the seal cap including one or more wire channels receiving
corresponding wires, wherein the wire channels of the seal cap are aligned with the wire channels of the seal to direct the
wires along corresponding wire channel axes through the seal.