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1. (WO1997019492) RECEPTACLE CONTACT
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CLAIMS
1. A receptacle contact comprising a contact section (10) having a spring-loaded contact member (22) extending from a front end (24) of a bottom wall (12) and along a space (23) formed by the bottom wall, side walls (14, 16) extending upwardly from side edges of the bottom wall and an upper wall (18) disposed opposed the bottom wall, a rear end of the spring-loaded contact member (22) having an extension (32) bent forward and located between the spring- loaded contact member and the bottom wall, characterized in that
the extension (32) includes a flat section (36) engaging the bottom wall (12) when the spring-loaded contact member is deformed, and a projection (40) bent upwardly from a free end of the extension in the
direction of the spring-loaded contact member (22) .
2. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 1, wherein another projection (26) extends from said bottom wall (12) toward said spring- loaded contact member (22). 3. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 2, wherein said another projection (26) is disposed
adjacent the front end (24) of said bottom wall.
4. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 1, wherein said spring-loaded contact member (22) includes a contact protrusion (28) about midway thereof.
5. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 1, wherein indentations (50) extend inwardly from said side walls (14, 16) between the spring-biased contact member

(22) and the extension (32) .
6. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 1, wherein an elongated protrusion (30) is located in said upper wall (18) .
7. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 2, wherein windows (42) are disposed in said side walls (14, 16) in alignment with said another projection (26).

8. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 1, wherein the width of said flat section (36) is tapered toward a front end thereof.
9. A receptacle contact as claimed in claim 1, wherein another upper wall (20) extends across the upper wall (18) .