Patent Number: 6,294,740

Title: Spring clip for a gas tube surge arrestor

Abstract: A one-piece spring clip is provided for retaining a gas tube element used in a surge arrestor having a cap with an interior portion. The spring clip includes a generally flat disk having a periphery, a first side and a second side. A plurality of first tabs extend from the first side of the disk at the periphery thereof to retain the gas tube element. A plurality of second tabs extend from the second side of the disk at the periphery thereof to provide a spring force between the interior portion of the cap and the gas tube element.

Inventors: Van Swearingen; Kendrick (Addison, IL)

Assignee: Andrew Corporation

International Classification: H01T 4/08 (20060101); H01T 4/00 (20060101); H01B 017/26 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018