Patent Number: 6,966,801

Title: Compact coupler plug, particularly for a planar broadband lambda probe, having an integrated secondary locking

Abstract: To make possible a very small and compact embodiment of a coupler plug, especially for use for a planar broadband lambda probe having an adjusting unit, a coupler plug is configured in accordance with the following features: a coupler plug, especially for a planar lambda probe, made up of a housing, namely a base element and a cover element having a primary locking mechanism; electrical components, that can be inserted and fixed in the housing; and an adjusting element for a probe, especially a planar broadband lambda probe, which is mounted in the coupler plug or outside the coupler plug, via a further contact element, the cover element additionally having a secondary locking mechanism, that is provided as a fixing element for fixing at least one electrical contact that is inserted in the housing, and this fixing element also has support elements that point to the cover element, the support elements being connected to the interior side of the cover element.

Inventors: Pade; Wolfgang (Illingen, DE)

Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH

International Classification: G01N 27/407 (20060101); H01R 13/42 (20060101); H01R 13/428 (20060101); H01R 13/432 (20060101); H01R 13/422 (20060101); H01R 13/502 (20060101); H01R 13/52 (20060101); H01R 013/514 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018