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1. (WO2018222359) FLEXING POKE HOME CONTACT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/222359    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/031946
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri May 11 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: H01R 13/24
Applicants: AVX CORPORATION
Inventors: HUNTLEY, Norman C.
Title: FLEXING POKE HOME CONTACT
Abstract:
An electrical contact for use in connecting electrical wires is disclosed. The electrical contact includes a cage-like structure, a wire connecting portion, and a flexing contact portion. The cage-like structure includes a plurality of sidewalls and is configured to receive a wire. The wire connecting contact portion includes at least two contact tines that are configured to conductively couple with a corresponding wire. The flexing contact portion includes an end wall, an elastic portion, an extension portion, and a nose portion. The flexing contact portion can store elastic energy and apply a force to a corresponding electrical component.