Internally fired splicing device
Electric tap connector Patent #: 4600264
ApplicationNo. 06/944473 filed on 12/19/1986
US Classes:174/94S, Separable174/94R, Bare-conductor403/314, Including member wedging or camming means403/374.5, Lever actuator439/783Cam or wedge between conductors
ExaminersPrimary: Nimmo, Morris H.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassH01R 4/50 (20060101)
AbstractAn explosively operated electrical connector for mechanically gripping and electrically interconnecting a pair of electrical cables. More particularly, the connector includes a C-member with converging, inwardly facing channels, a complementary wedge member and an explosively driven ram positioned in a housing on the C-member for driving the wedge member into wedging engagement with cables positioned in the channels.