Patent Number: 7,785,159

Title: Female terminal and chain terminal thereof

Abstract: A female terminal, includes: a tubular portion which is formed by bending a metal sheet into a tubular shape; a peripheral wall which has a trapezoidal cross section having a pair of opposed shorter and longer sides to form a space extending in an axial direction of the female terminal inside the tubular portion; and a spring portion for pressing a male terminal inserted in the space, in a direction toward the shorter side of the peripheral wall. A maximum width of the male terminal is longer than the shorter side and is shorter than the longer side.

Inventors: Kumakura; Hideto (Makinohara, JP)

Assignee: Yazaki Corporation

International Classification: H01R 11/22 (20060101); H01R 13/11 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018