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1. (WO2017156515) MOUNTABLE TERMINAL BLOCKS FOR CONTACTORS AND OPERATOR ELEMENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156515    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/022003
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 14 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H02B 1/056
H01R 9/24
Applicants: EATON CORPORATION
Inventors: FANDUZZI, Peter, Joseph
UPHAUS, Joseph, Paul
KURLAND, Thomas, Francis
Title: MOUNTABLE TERMINAL BLOCKS FOR CONTACTORS AND OPERATOR ELEMENTS
Abstract:
A wire connection accessory is disclosed that includes a mounting structure formed thereon configured to mate with an existing mounting feature provided on a "host" electrical switching component or "host" operator switch present within an electrical enclosure/assembly is disclosed. The wire connection accessory comprises a component whose mechanical and electrical state does not change response to functioning of the host device to which it is mounted. The host electrical switching component or operator switch includes a first mounting feature formed on an external surface thereof so as to serve as a host device. The wire connection accessory includes a second mounting feature mateable with the first mounting feature to selectively affix the wire connection accessory to the host device.