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Akira Shinchi: Waterproof electrical connector. Yazaki Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 30, 1996: US05511987 (58 worldwide citation)

There is provided a waterproof electrical connector including a male connector housing and a female connector housing for connection with the male connector housing. A hood portion is provided on one of the male connector housing and the female connector housing. A packing within the hood portion pr ...


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Akira Shinchi: Wire connection structure. Yazaki Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 28, 1999: US05959253 (56 worldwide citation)

A wire connection structure having a connector housing body, a terminal holding portion provided on the connector housing body, a cover body for clogging the terminal holding portion 11, terminals disposed in the terminal holding portion, and covered wires containing core elements and cover portion, ...


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Akira Shinchi: Covered wire connection structure. Yazaki Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, February 9, 1999: US05869784 (42 worldwide citation)

Covered wires are overlapped with each other at an overlapping portion and pinched by a pair of resin chips. Cover portions are melted by ultrasonic vibration and conductive wire portions are conductively contacted with each other by pressing from outside of the resin chips. A pair of the resin chip ...


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Akira Shinchi, Hiroki Takahashi: Locking mechanism for a connector assembly of low engaging/disengaging force type. Yazaki Corporation, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, March 28, 1995: US05401179 (26 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a locking mechanism for a connector assembly of low engaging/disengaging force type comprising a pair of connectors which are engaged with each other; an engaging drive lever having cam grooves and a lock engaging piece is swingably mounted on one of the connectors, and the other connec ...


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Akira Shinchi, Toshifumi Matsuura: Connector equipped with fitting lever and method of mounting winding spring in it. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, January 9, 1996: US05482394 (13 worldwide citation)

A winding spring is preset in a connector, with its winding portion fit at an attaching shaft of the connector, in such a manner that its one end is engaged with the connector and its other end on the side of the fitting lever is engaged with a provisional locking protrusion provided on the connecto ...


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Tetsuo Kato, Akira Shinchi, Nobuyuki Asakura: Waterproof structure for conductor leading part. Yazaki Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, July 27, 1999: US05928033 (11 worldwide citation)

A waterproof structure for a wire leading part of a housing is provided. The structure includes two cover bodies and two waterproof members carried by the cover bodies. The waterproof members are made of elastic materials which are soluble in each other and fusible in insulating covers of wires by u ...


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Akira Shinchi: Electric wire connection structure. Yazaki Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 21, 1999: US05954549 (10 worldwide citation)

A terminal and a covered electric wire are pressed by a groove portion of a first member and a protruding portion of a second member, after which ultrasonic vibration is applied to bring the terminal and the covered electric wire into electric conduction therebetween, thereby ensuring the connection ...


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Akira Shinchi: Method of fixing packing and structure for fixing packing. Yazaki Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 21, 2000: US06039592 (9 worldwide citation)

A packing is formed by an elastomer, and a connector housing is formed by a resin having a mutual solubility with the elastomer. The packing is inserted into a cylindrical section of the connector housing, and a flange section of the packing is brought into contact with a bottom section of the cylin ...