04679890 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 8 patents.

A pin terminal for reducing the insertion force required to engage a connector with a mating contact terminal. The pin comprises a generally quadrilateral configured conducting member having one end formed with opposite curvilinear surfaces of different radii to generate a sequential deflection on blades of the contact terminal blades as the pin member is inserted into the contact terminal.

Title
Connector contact terminal
Application Number
624345
Publication Number
4679890
Application Date
October 21, 1985
Publication Date
July 14, 1987
Inventor
Solomon S Fineblum
Randolph
NJ, US
Agent
Dwight A Marshall
Assignee
American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories
NJ, US
IPC
H01R 3/00
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