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Title: Side mount universal battery terminal

Abstract

An automobile battery is described of the type having side mounted, threaded bolt hole terminal connectors, battery cables having bored disc shaped terminals with peripheral insulating covers and, an improved terminal connector bolt adapted to accommodate the battery cable terminals and other electrical accessory terminals comprising: an elongated body of electrically conducting material having a longitudinal axis and an inner end and an outer end; a first generally cylindrical threaded stud formed on the inner end of the body. The first stud has a length and diameter disposed to permit thread engagement of the stud with one of the side mounted terminal connectors on the battery in electrical connection therewith, and pass through the bore in one of the battery cable terminals; a central portion on the body adjacent to and outwardly from the first stud, the central portion has a peripheral diameter greater than the first stud portion and has a first shoulder surface generally normal to the longitudinal axis of the body facing toward the inner end of the body and disposed to engage the face surface of one of the battery cable terminals in an electrically conducting relationship.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6299465
Patent Number(s):
US 4673240
Assignee:
NOV-87-068626; EDB-87-132549
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 4 Feb 1982
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; AUTOMOBILES; ELECTRIC BATTERIES; CONNECTORS; ELECTRODES; COVERINGS; ELECTRIC CABLES; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; ELECTRIC CONTACTS; ELECTRICAL INSULATION; SPACE DEPENDENCE; THREADED JOINTS; CABLES; CONDUCTOR DEVICES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; EQUIPMENT; JOINTS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; VEHICLES; 330300* - Advanced Propulsion Systems- Electric-Powered Systems; 250903 - Energy Storage- Batteries- Materials, Components, & Auxiliaries

Citation Formats

Byfield, D Jr. Side mount universal battery terminal. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Byfield, D Jr. Side mount universal battery terminal. United States.
Byfield, D Jr. Tue . "Side mount universal battery terminal". United States.
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abstractNote = {An automobile battery is described of the type having side mounted, threaded bolt hole terminal connectors, battery cables having bored disc shaped terminals with peripheral insulating covers and, an improved terminal connector bolt adapted to accommodate the battery cable terminals and other electrical accessory terminals comprising: an elongated body of electrically conducting material having a longitudinal axis and an inner end and an outer end; a first generally cylindrical threaded stud formed on the inner end of the body. The first stud has a length and diameter disposed to permit thread engagement of the stud with one of the side mounted terminal connectors on the battery in electrical connection therewith, and pass through the bore in one of the battery cable terminals; a central portion on the body adjacent to and outwardly from the first stud, the central portion has a peripheral diameter greater than the first stud portion and has a first shoulder surface generally normal to the longitudinal axis of the body facing toward the inner end of the body and disposed to engage the face surface of one of the battery cable terminals in an electrically conducting relationship.},
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year = {1987},
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