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An improved electrical connector for making electrical connections between electronic components. The improved electrical connector includes an insulating board interposed between metalized contact areas on the electronic components. The insulating board has openings at positions corresponding to the contact areas of the electronic components, with electrical connections between the contact areas established with conductive connector elements positioned in the openings of the insulating board. The connector elements are preferably each formed from a strand of metal wire, each strand being wadded together to form a nearly cylindrical "button" of material having a density of between twenty and thirty percent. The improved electrical connector provides high density contact areas, easy engagement and disengagement of the electronic components, and minimum electrical resistance between the contact areas.

Title
High-density contact area electrical connectors
Application Number
737631
Publication Number
5007843
Application Date
March 16, 1987
Publication Date
April 16, 1991
Inventor
Robert Smolley
Porteuguese Bend
CA, US
Agent
Ronald L Taylor
James M Steinberger
Assignee
TRW
CA, US
IPC
H01R 9/09
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