Patent Number: 6,254,404

Title: Ground apparatus for shielded cable and method of using same

Abstract: A ground tie apparatus for electrically connecting a shield from a shielded cable to a ground terminal. The ground tie is formed of an integrally connected copper strip having two end portions, two tabs connected to one of the end portions and a sleeve connected to the other of the end portions. Closely located to the first end portion is a plurality of sharp teeth. The tie is connected to the shield by wrapping the portion of the strip with the teeth around the circumference of the shield and crimping the tabs about the strip.

Inventors: Sedlecky; Daniel P. (Naperville, IL)

Assignee: Marconi Communications, Inc.

International Classification: H01R 4/64 (20060101); H01R 013/648 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018