Patent Number: 6,332,813

Title: Joining structure of connector

Abstract: A joining structure of a connector is provided with one connector having a plurality of engaging portions and another connector having the same number of engaging portions as the number of a plurality of engaging portions in one connector, and a plurality of engaging portions in one connector and a plurality of engaging portions in another connector are mutually corresponded so as to form a plurality of engaging pairs. In this structure, a plurality of engaging portions in one connector and a plurality of engaging portions in another connector respectively have shapes so that the respective engaging portions can correspondingly engage with each other so as to form a plurality of engaging pairs in the case that one connector and another connector are joined in a proper direction, and at least one of pairs between a plurality of engaging portions in one connector and a plurality of engaging portions in another connector can not engage with each other in the case that one connector and another connector are joined in an improper direction.

Inventors: Okabe; Toshiaki (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Yamashita; Tetsuya (Shizuoka-ken, JP)

Assignee: Yazaki Corporation

International Classification: H01R 13/514 (20060101); H01R 013/502 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018