04664458 is referenced by 110 patents and cites 49 patents.

An electrical connector comprises an elongated insulator block having a plurality of transverse channels extending around the front, upper and lower sides thereof and at least partially around a rear side thereof. A plurality of electrically conductive resilient contacts are disposed in the channels. Each contact has a generally C-shaped profile and a generally U-shaped projection in an intermediate portion thereof. Each contact is partially bifurcated on opposite sides of the intermediate portion along a longitudinal dimension of the contact, thereby defining upper and lower pairs of contact arms. The channels are contoured to substantially the shape of the contacts, including a generally U-shaped indentation slightly larger in dimension than the U-shaped projection to permit each contact to float in its respective channel.

Title
Printed circuit board connector
Application Number
6/777663
Publication Number
4664458
Application Date
September 19, 1985
Publication Date
May 12, 1987
Inventor
Sidney V Worth
Flourtown
PA, US
Agent
Seidel Gonda Goldhammer & Abbott
Assignee
C W
PA, US
IPC
H01R 9/09
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