Patent Number: 8,814,586

Title: Connector

Abstract: A connector that includes a male terminal which has a conductive property and a tip portion of which is formed in a bar shape, and includes a coil spring formed of a conductive wire rod with an inner diameter smaller than a diameter of the tip portion of the male terminal and that linearly extends at an end portion at which the male terminal is inserted. The male terminal is inserted into the coil spring while a force that expands an inner diameter of at least a vicinity of the end portion is applied to an extending portion, and thereafter fitted to the coil spring by releasing the force.

Inventors: Ishikawa; Shigeki (Kanagawa, JP), Takamura; Noritoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Saito; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP), Masuda; Michiya (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: NHK Spring Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H01R 13/15 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018