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1. (WO2017019605) MODULAR CONNECTOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/019605    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/043868
Publication Date: Fri Feb 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Jul 26 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H01R 13/514
H01R 13/518
Applicants: MOLEX, LLC
Inventors: DEAN, Paul Shannon
Title: MODULAR CONNECTOR
Abstract:
A connector assembly is provided that includes a carrier embedded within a molded frame. The carrier further includes an aperture positioned within an opening formed in the carrier configured to receive a boss formed on a connector housing. A connector module having a plurality of electrical terminals retained in the housing and secured to the frame. The connector module aligned to the frame by the carrier by the boss formed in the housing engaging the aperture. The carrier adding rigidity to the frame and providing a precise alignment of the connector modules to the frame.