Patent Number: 6,168,453

Title: Latch mechanism for engaging electrical connectors

Abstract: A latch mechanism for firmly engaging a first connector and a second connector includes a fixing plate with a linking portion perpendicularly extending therefrom, a pair of extending portions perpendicular to the fixing plate, and a locking portion downwardly extending from the linking portion. Grasp arms downwardly extend from ends of the extending portions for engaging the first connector. The locking portion is firmly inserted into the first connector to form a reliable connection therewith. The fixing plate is securely retained in the second connector whereby the first and second connectors are firmly engaged.

Inventors: Kuo; Peter (Chung-Ho, TW)

Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H01R 13/627 (20060101); H01R 013/627 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018