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1. (WO2017036449) HOLDING FRAME FOR PLUG CONNECTOR MODULES HAVING A LEAF-SPRING-TYPE FASTENING MEANS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/036449    International Application No.:    PCT/DE2016/100372
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 19 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H01R 13/506
H01R 13/518
H01R 13/508
Applicants: HARTING ELECTRIC GMBH & CO. KG
Inventors: HERBRECHTSMEIER, Heiko
MEIER, Heiko
Title: HOLDING FRAME FOR PLUG CONNECTOR MODULES HAVING A LEAF-SPRING-TYPE FASTENING MEANS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a holding frame (1), into which plug connector modules (19) can be inserted, wherein the holding frame (1) consists of two halves (4, 5) articulated to each other, a first half (4) and a second half (5), wherein the holding frame (1) has at least one locking element (7), wherein the locking element (7) is formed from a flat component, which overlaps the two halves (4, 5) at least in some regions, wherein the locking element (7) has at least one end locking hook (12) and wherein one half of the holding frame (1) has at least one cut-out (9), in which the locking hook (12) of the locking element (7) can engage, whereby the holding frame (1) can be fixed in an open position. The halves are fixed in relation to each other at an open angular position. Such a holding frame can be conveniently fixed in an open position for fitting with suitable plug connector modules.