US Patent No. 9,787,019

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A MOBILE SKIRT


Patent No. 9,787,019
Issue Date October 10, 2017
Title Electrical Connector With A Mobile Skirt
Inventorship Marcel Andre, Moissy Cramayel (FR)
Stephane LaFaure, Chateauneuf en Thymerais (FR)
Philippe Beugnot, Voisins le Bretonneux (FR)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,787,019

1. A connector comprising:
a module, the module configured to mate with a body, the module includes a housing, a seal disposed on the housing, a ring
including a skirt is slidably positioned on the module and movable between a first position wherein the seal is covered by
the skirt and a second position wherein the seal is exposed, the ring is retained in the first position and configured to
move to the second position when engaging the body;

wherein the ring is assembled to the module by a hook formed on the module and a slot formed in the ring.