Patent Number: 6,297,942

Title: Metal terminal and electronic component including same

Abstract: A metal terminal includes a central portion having a cross section with a relatively large internal diameter and an approximately circular shape and cylindrical portions having a relatively a smaller diameter are extended from both sides of the central portion. The approximately circular shape portion is inserted into a through hole of a through hole type capacitor and disposed in contact with and elastically pressing against the inner wall of the through hole.

Inventors: Azuma; Takahiro (Fukui, JP), Yamamoto; Hidetoshi (Sendai, JP), Okumura; Kunio (Takefu, JP), Nakagawa; Tadahiro (Fukui, JP)

Assignee: Morata Manufacturing Co., LTD

International Classification: H01G 4/35 (20060101); H01G 4/228 (20060101); H01G 4/236 (20060101); H01C 1/148 (20060101); H01C 1/14 (20060101); H01G 004/236 (); H01G 004/35 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018