Patent Number: 7,785,134

Title: Contact terminal for conductors

Abstract: An electrical terminal block assembly including a housing having one or more terminals, each of the terminals including a terminal assembly having a resilient member and a contact surface configured to releasably secure a conductor within the terminal and an operating lever removably hinged to the housing, the operating lever being configured to interface with the resilient member for increasing a distance between the resilient member and contact surface to allow passage of a conductor between the resilient member and contact surface.

Inventors: Dhandapani; Kathiravan (Karnataka, IN), Sundaram; G. Kalyana (Karnataka, IN), Nagarajan; Subramanian (Nagercoil, IN)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: H01R 11/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018