04090772 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 3 patents.

A low insertion force electrical connector in which each pin contact in the connector has a cylindrical body with a gradually tapered forward end terminating in a rounded nose. Each socket contact of the connector comprises a cylindrical body with two spring beams which taper forwardly and inwardly. The inner forward edges of the beams have an arcuate configuration. Specific parameters of the relative dimensions of the contacts and of the configuration of the tapered forward end portion of the pin contact are disclosed which allow the mating pin and socket contacts to mate with forces substantially less than that of standard pin and socket contacts.

Title
Low insertion force electrical connector
Application Number
5/761854
Publication Number
4090772
Application Date
January 24, 1977
Publication Date
May 23, 1978
Inventor
David Samuel Goodman
Mission Viejo
CA, US
Agent
Thomas L Peterson
Assignee
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
NY, US
IPC
H01R 13/54
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