Patent Number: 6,167,617

Title: Method of blind connecting an I/O module into a cabinet

Abstract: A unique electrical connector for power and signal connections from an I/O cabinet of a control system to a block I/O assembly mounted in the cabinet to allow a blind fit of power and signal connection of power and signal connections insuring that power will be provided to the block I/O assembly before any application of signals thereto.

Inventors: Oros; Donald L. (GatesMills, OH), Rousmaniere; Arthur (Andover, MA)

Assignee: Elsag International N.V.

International Classification: H01R 31/00 (20060101); H01R 13/74 (20060101); H01R 13/64 (20060101); H01R 043/04 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018