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new patent Strain relieved adapter for a jacketed cable and boot
An adapter for a fiber optic connector has provides strain relief for a jacketed cable connected to the adapter and the connector. The adapter preferably has two portions that act together to engage the jacketed cable and a boot that applies pressure to the adapter to secure the adapter.
Us Conec, Ltd


new patent Hardpoint strain reliefs
A hardpoint relief pad is described and includes a base surface, a hardpoint overlay, and a first stress relief area. The base surface is configured to conform to and be fixedly attached to an interior surface of an aerial vehicle wing.
Google Inc.


new patent Controller and power source for implantable blood pump
Methods and apparatus for controlling the operation of, and providing power for and to, implantable ventricular assist devices which include a brushless dc motor-driven blood pump, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a control system for driving an implantable pump is provided.
Heartware, Inc.


Housing and a camera comprising a housing
A housing for enclosing an electric circuitry and for providing a cable strain relief function to a cable extending from the electric circuitry and out of the housing and a camera comprising such a housing is disclosed. The housing comprises a first part with a first recess and a second part with a second recess, wherein the first and second recesses each has a first sidewall portion, a bottom portion and a second sidewall portion, the first and second sidewall portions of the first recess being arranged offset to each other in a cable exit direction..
Axis Ab


Cable clamping system for strain relief and grounding
An electronics module includes a cable clamp chassis projecting outward from a wall of the module. The cable clamp chassis includes first and second cable mounting locations adapted to receive respective first and second cables.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.


Strain relief element for a cable and plug with strain relief element
A strain relief (1) element for a cable (29) and a plug (40) with said strain relief element (1) are described, wherein said strain relief element (1) has a clamping collar means (2) in form of an at least partially closing ring for clamping the cable sheathing (31) arranged in a clamping opening (8) of the ring, said clamping collar means (2) having first and second half-ring clamping elements (4, 5) with a partial clamping opening (7) each and hinged together through a first hinge (6), said clamping opening (8) being defined by the two half-ring clamping elements (4, 5) folded towards each other and fixed with a clamping force executed by a clamping element (19), wherein said strain relief element (1) has a fixing collar means (3) in form of an at least partially closing ring for fixing a corrugated tube (32) surrounding said cable arranged in a fixing opening (13) of the ring, said fixing collar means (3) having first and second half-ring fixing elements (9, 10) with a partial fixing opening (12) each and hinged together through a second hinge (11), said fixing opening (13) being defined by the two half-ring fixing elements (9, 10) folded towards each other and fixed with a fixing force executed by a fixing element (14), and wherein a connection web (27) is connecting the first half-ring clamping element (4) and the first half-ring fixing element (9) such that the center axis (25) of the partial fixing opening (12) in the first half-ring fixing element (9) and the center axis (25) of the partial clamping opening (7) in the first half-ring clamping element (4) are a joint axis.. .
Erich Jaeger Gmbh & Co. Kg


Plug connector assembly having thinner outer shell
A plug connector assembly (1) adapted to plug into a receptacle in two reversed directions, includes a mating member (10), a cable (30) electrically connected with the mating member, and an outer shell (50) including a main body (51), and a strain relief member (52) disposed at a rear end of the main body and enclosing the cable. The main body includes a front portion (510) enclosing a rear end (102) of the mating member, and a rear portion (511) opposite to the front portion and connected with the strain relief member.
Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited


Cord retention and moisture seal for electric motors
A fluid-tight strain relief seal for a cable connecting an electric device is disclosed. In a housing for an electrical device an integrally molded nipple is provided that is configured to carry an electrical cable therethrough.
Qm Power, Inc.


Strained finfet source drain isolation
A semiconductor structure, such as a strained finfets, includes a strain relief buffer (srb) layer isolated and separated from a source and a drain by a second spacer simultaneously formed with a first spacer upon the sidewalls of a gate structure. The second spacer limits the source and drain from contacting the srb layer thereby limiting source drain junction leakage.
International Business Machines Corporation


Garden hose coupling with protective, strain reducing sleeve
A flexible hose assembly, in particular a garden hose, having an end fitting including a protective, strain reducing sleeve fixedly secured at the male end segment of a fluid conveying tube. The sleeve is flexible and provides strain relief to the portion of the tube surrounded by the sleeve and reduces the ability of the tube to kink in the area adjacent to the end fitting.
Teknor Apex Company


Hose reel assembly

A hose reel assembly can include a hose reel rotatable about a reel axis, and a first portion of linear material having a first proximal end portion and a first distal end portion, the first distal end portion configured to dispense a fluid. The hose reel assembly can include a second portion of linear material having a second proximal end portion connected to the hose reel and a second distal end portion.
Great Stuff, Inc.

Flexture-type strain relief device

The present application is directed to a flexure-type strain relief device and includes a device body having a first surface and at least one support member formed on the device body, at least one fastener receiver may be formed in and traversing through the device body, at least one flex channel formed in and traversing through the device body and configured to be selectively movable in relation to at least one of the first surface of the device body and the support member of the device body, and at least one conduit receiving port formed in the flex channel wherein at least one transverse dimension of the receiving port configured to be selectively adjustable by controllably moving the flex channel thereby applying at least one clamping force to at least one conduit positioned within the receiving port.. .
Newport Corporation

Systems, methods, and devices for providing rotatable light modules and hinged mount in a luminaire

Present embodiments provide a light fixture having rotatable light modules and an extendable hinged mounting assembly. The light modules are electrically coupled to the light fixture via a cord and a grommet/bracket feature which provides strain relief and a waterproof barrier.
Cooper Technologies Company

Systems, methods, and devices for providing rotatable light modules and hinged mount in a luminaire

Present embodiments provide a light fixture having rotatable light modules and an extendable hinged mounting assembly. The light modules are electrically coupled to the light fixture via a cord and a grommet/bracket feature which provides strain relief and a waterproof barrier.
Cooper Technologies Company

Implantable medical devices with flelxible interconnect having strain relief

Implantable medical devices including interconnections having strain-relief structure. The interconnections can take the form of flexible circuits.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Stent having added feature for strain relief and mitigation of crack propagation

A bioabsorbable stent comprises a plurality of struts interconnected by a plurality of curved intersections. Each of the plurality of curved intersections defines a crescent shaped opening therethrough.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Electrical arrangement comprising an implantable cable element

An electrical arrangement with an implantable cable element may be provided which comprises a strain relief element which is arranged centrically in the cross section, as well as a group of conductors insulated to one another, said group being stranded around the strain relief element, and a common shielding element surrounding the electrical conductors, as well as a fluid-tight cable sheath. The implantable cable element may have a symmetrical construction..
Berlin Heart Gmbh

Overboot assembly for fiber optic cable terminus

To improve the termination of a fiber optic cable, disclosed is an overboot assembly for a fiber optic terminus that retains a terminal end of the fiber optic cable in a receptacle. The overboot assembly provides strain relief to the fiber optic cable.
Cotsworks, Llc

Source energy connector pigtail

The present invention provides a ruggedized heavy duty source connector adapted for use on large air guns. The source connector comprises reinforcing fibers in the cable jacket that are anchored to the connector front shell, an external blast shield in place of a rear shell, and a fatigue resistant strain relief overmold..
Teledyne Instruments, Inc.

Surgical apparatus

A surgical apparatus including an electrical conductor with a strain relief is provided. A tool assembly is supported on a body portion and is articulable relative to the body portion.
Covidien Lp

Surgical apparatus with conductor strain relief

A surgical apparatus including an electrical conductor with a strain relief is provided. A tool assembly is supported on a body portion and is articulable relative to the body portion.
Covidien Lp

Cable strain relief

An embodiment of a cable assembly includes a cable including at least a shielded conductor, a mating connector mounted to a first assembly end, and an elongated strain relief grommet disposed longitudinally between the cable and the mating connector. The strain relief grommet includes a grommet body formed from a compressible material.
Kidde Technologies Inc.

Medical device feedthrough assemblies with strain relief

Feedthrough assemblies for medical devices having various embodiments of strain relief members extending around portions of the feed through pin are described.. .
Medtronic, Inc.

Blind mating strain relieved optical fiber connector

Aspects of the present invention include an optical fiber connector for connecting optical fibers. The optical fiber connector includes a ferrule coupled to one or more optical fiber ribbons.
International Business Machines Corporation

Blind mating strain relieved optical fiber connector

Aspects of the present invention include an optical fiber connector for connecting optical fibers. The optical fiber connector includes a ferrule coupled to one or more optical fiber ribbons.
International Business Machines Corporation

Reduced area imaging device incorporated within endoscopic devices

A reduced area imaging device is provided for use in medical or dental instruments such as an endoscope. The imaging device is provided in various configurations, and connections between the imaging device elements and a video display may be achieved by wired or wireless connections.
Micro-imaging Solutions, Llc

Fiber optic connector with strain relief assembly

A fiber optic connector includes a ferrule, a ferrule holder from which the ferrule extends, a housing in which the ferrule holder is received, and a connector body coupled to the housing. The connector body is configured to retain the ferrule holder within the housing.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Banana plug

A system for containing a strain relief, the system comprising an assembly housing, the assembly housing including: a first outer housing including a connector body; a second outer housing including a rear housing, wherein the first outer housing snaps into the second outer housing and creates a chain of contact points that connect components internal to the assembly housing and prevents internal components from rotating, wherein the assembly housing houses within a banana plug shaft, a strain relief and a solder junction, wherein the solder junction solders a first end of a conductor cable to the banana plug shaft, wherein the first end of the conductor cable is disposed within the assembly housing, and wherein via the chain of contact points, the banana plug shaft presses the strain relief into place and prevents movement of the strain relief and the solder junction.. .
Westek Electronics, Inc.

Reduced area imaging device incorporated within endoscopic devices

A reduced area imaging device is provided for use in medical or dental instruments such as an endoscope. The imaging device is provided in various configurations, and connections between the imaging device elements and a video display may be achieved by wired or wireless connections.
Micro-imaging Solutions Llc

Method of manufacturing dock

A method of manufacturing a dock is disclosed. The method includes the steps of extending a cable through a collar and a through hole of a housing, securing a strain relief sleeve on a cable, electrically connecting a circuit board to the cable, disposing the strain relief sleeve and the circuit board in a containing space defined by an inner surface of the housing, and then bonding a cover plate and the collar to the housing, respectively.

Keyed circuit interlock for use with a rolling contact element

A system of keying and interlocking interconnection systems including rolling contact elements for use with disposable medical sensors including conductive ink circuits, flexible printed circuits, and printed circuit boards. The system includes stiffening elements of sufficient thickness and rigidity to protect the conductors and provide strain relief.

Magnetic connector having a unitary housing

Power cables that include plug housings having an improved appearance as well as employ a halogen-free cable while providing adequate fire resistance. One example provides a power cable having cable plug with a substantially unitary body.

Strain relief sleeve and dock containing the same

A strain relief sleeve and a dock containing the same are disclosed. The strain relief sleeve comprises a tube and a pad connected to one end of the tube.

Electrical plugs with integrated strain relief and manufacture

Overmolded electrical plugs with integrated strain relief are disclosed. The strain relief may have multiple protrusions extending though the overmolded housing which are visible to users.

Electrical plugs with integrated strain relief and manufacture

Overmolded electrical plugs with integrated strain relief are disclosed. The strain relief may have multiple protrusions extending though the overmolded housing which are visible to users.

Water-holding structure pump trap bond retrofit kit

A retrofit kit for use with a water-holding structure, the kit having a bonding conductor with a body portion configured to reside within a component attached to the water-holding structure. The bonding conductor includes an extension portion configured to extend outwardly from an outer surface of the component.
Custom Molded Products, Inc.

Cable connector assembly and manufacturing the cable connector assembly

A cable connector assembly includes a mating member (1), a cable (300) connected with the mating member, a strain relief member (4) enclosing on the cable and the mating member, a cover (6) enclosing on the strain relief member, and a retaining member (5) formed between the strain relief member and the cover. The strain relief member is made of a first type of plastic material, and the retaining member is made of a second type of plastic material, the second type of plastic material being harder than the first type of plastic material..
Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited

Strain relief device for a harness or cable

A strain relief device includes an elongated body having a first and second end, the elongated body defining an elongated hole extending from the first end to the second end; and edges in the body defining a plurality of voids between the first and second end, wherein the edges become shorter in length from the first end to the second end such that the shorter edges define progressively smaller voids in the body from the first end to the second end. A method of providing a strain relief is also disclosed..
Caterpillar Inc.

Device for establishing electrical contact between a shield of an electrical cable and a housing, and a pre-assembled cable

In order to ensure a reliable connection between a shield of a high-voltage cable and a housing, in particular for an electric or hybrid vehicle, the shield of the cable is crimped between an under-sleeve and a contact sleeve, forming an electrically conductive connection with the housing via the contact sleeve. The contact sleeve, formed as a crimp sleeve, also has a rim made of spring tongues.
Leoni Bordnetz-systeme Gmbh

Strain relief device for low friction drop cable

The present invention relates to a strain relief device for use in a telecommunication enclosure. The exemplary strain relief device includes a bracket body base and a plurality of retention fingers extending from the bracket body base.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Board mount electrical connector assembly

A board mount electrical connector (3) includes an insulative connector housing (1100) including a longitudinal bottom wall (1102) defining a plurality of contact openings (1104) for receiving a plurality of contacts (1200), first and second side walls (1106, 1108) extending upwardly from the bottom wall at opposing sides thereof, first and second end walls (1110, 1112) extending upwardly from the bottom wall at opposing ends (1102c, 1102d) thereof, first and second pairs of latch openings (1114, 1116) at opposing ends of the bottom wall, and first and second protrusions (1154, 1156) extending upwardly from the bottom wall and disposed between respective first and second pairs of latch openings. Each latch opening extends through the bottom wall and through a side wall and is configured to allow a latch to eject a mating connector by moving within the opening.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Functional and durable thermoelectric devices and systems

The present disclosure provides a thermoelectric device comprising a panel comprising an electrically and thermally insulating material, and a thermoelectric string comprising a plurality of thermoelectric elements mounted on a strain relief element within the panel. The thermoelectric elements may comprise an n-type thermoelectric element and a p-type thermoelectric element electrically coupled to one another in series.
Tempronics, Inc.

Connector for telecommunication enclosure

An optical fiber connector for external connection to a telecommunications enclosure is described herein. The optical fiber connector has an assembly base having a first end and a second end, an optical connection portion disposed partially within the first end of the assembly base and a strain relief assembly disposed on the second end of the assembly base.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Aboveground pool pump trap bond retrofit kit

A retrofit kit for use with aboveground pools, the kit having a bonding conductor with a body portion configured to reside within a component attached to the aboveground pool. The bonding conductor includes an extension portion configured to extend outwardly from an outer surface of the component.
Custom Molded Products, Inc.

Clamp and bending strain relief apparatus and methods

Clamp and bending strain relief (bsr) system and method are disclosed. One example of a system can include a clamp coupled to a cable.
Pgs Geophysical As

Fiber optic connector with power

A fiber optic connector is provided for a multi fiber cable includes a housing, a strain relief, a ferrule, two guide arrangements configured to accept guide pins from an opposing connector, and a conductor coupled to each of the guide pin arrangement, configured to conduct electricity to the guide pin arrangements.. .
Nexans





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