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Title: Contact assembly

Abstract

An electrical contact assembly includes an electrically nonconductive base, a first electrical contact supported by the base and a second electrical contact supported by the base such that the first contact and the second contact are separated by a space. The first electrical contact is configured to engage a first external conductive circuit element and the a second electrical contact is configured to engage a second external conductive circuit element. The first contact and the second contact are configured such that a portion of the first contact and a portion of the second contact converge as the base moves in a first direction relative to the first and second external conductive circuit elements and diverge as the base moves in a second direction relative to the first and second external conductive circuit elements.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Kansas City Plant (KCP), Kansas City, MO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1568440
Patent Number(s):
10314176
Application Number:
13/736,696
Assignee:
Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC (Kansas City, MO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05K - PRINTED CIRCUITS
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01R - ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE CONNECTIONS
DOE Contract Number:  
NA0000622
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 01/08/2013
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Hatch, Stephen McGarry. Contact assembly. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Hatch, Stephen McGarry. Contact assembly. United States.
Hatch, Stephen McGarry. Tue . "Contact assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568440.
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author = {Hatch, Stephen McGarry},
abstractNote = {An electrical contact assembly includes an electrically nonconductive base, a first electrical contact supported by the base and a second electrical contact supported by the base such that the first contact and the second contact are separated by a space. The first electrical contact is configured to engage a first external conductive circuit element and the a second electrical contact is configured to engage a second external conductive circuit element. The first contact and the second contact are configured such that a portion of the first contact and a portion of the second contact converge as the base moves in a first direction relative to the first and second external conductive circuit elements and diverge as the base moves in a second direction relative to the first and second external conductive circuit elements.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
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