US Patent No: 8,167,635

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Dielectric sealing member and method of use thereof

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A connector having a sealing member is provided, wherein the sealing member prevents environmental elements, such as rainwater from entering the connector. Furthermore, a sealing member placed on the inner surface of a post forming a barrier against moisture and other contaminants proximate the second end of the post is also provided.

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PPC BROADBAND, INC.EAST SYRACUSE, NY502

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Mathews, Roger D Syracuse, US 5 79

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ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
4,759,729 Electrical connector apparatus 87 1984
 
HUBER + SUHNER ASTROLAB, INC. (2)
5,607,325 Connector for coaxial cable 128 1995
6,786,767 Connector for coaxial cable 61 2000
 
Alcatel Network Systems, Inc. (1)
5,215,477 Variable location connector for communicating high frequency electrical signals 66 1992
 
Goldstar Co., Ltd. (1)
5,294,864 Magnetron for microwave oven 61 1992
 
G&H TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
RE31995 Enhanced detent guide track with dog-leg 78 1984
4,867,706 Filtered electrical connector 71 1987
 
LRC Electronics, Inc. (3)
4,645,281 BNC security shield 130 1985
4,691,976 Coaxial cable tap connector 131 1986
4,738,009 Coaxial cable tap 131 1986
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD. (1)
4,747,786 Coaxial cable connector 126 1987
 
HH Tower Group (1)
6,422,900 Coaxial cable coupling device 72 1999
 
MR ADVISORS LIMITED (2)
6,716,062 Coaxial cable F connector with improved RFI sealing 112 2002
2004/0077,215 COAXIAL CABLE F CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED RFI SEALING 83 2002
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2012/0196,464 WATER SEAL CONNECTOR 0 2011
 
PPC BROADBAND, INC. (28)
8,323,053 Connector having a constant contact nut 9 2010
8,414,322 Push-on CATV port terminator 8 2010
8,337,229 Connector having a nut-body continuity element and method of use thereof 19 2011
* 8,398,421 Connector having a dielectric seal and method of use thereof 11 2011
8,444,445 Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity member 7 2011
8,366,481 Continuity maintaining biasing member 12 2011
8,388,377 Slide actuated coaxial cable connector 2 2011
8,591,244 Cable connector 4 2011
8,465,322 Coaxial cable connector 0 2011
8,506,325 Cable connector having a biasing element 15 2011
8,573,996 Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity member 2 2012
* 8,382,517 Dielectric sealing member and method of use thereof 7 2012
* 2012/0214,342 DIELECTRIC SEALING MEMBER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF 17 2012
8,597,041 Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity member 7 2012
8,920,192 Connector having a coupler-body continuity member 2 2012
8,529,279 Connector having a nut-body continuity element and method of use thereof 15 2012
8,485,845 Continuity maintaining biasing member 6 2012
8,480,430 Continuity maintaining biasing member 9 2012
8,480,431 Continuity maintaining biasing member 7 2012
8,475,205 Continuity maintaining biasing member 6 2012
8,469,740 Continuity maintaining biasing member 6 2012
9,017,101 Continuity maintaining biasing member 0 2013
8,550,835 Connector having a nut-body continuity element and method of use thereof 6 2013
8,753,147 Connector having a coupling member for locking onto a port and maintaining electrical continuity 1 2013
8,801,448 Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity structure 2 2013
8,920,182 Connector having a coupler-body continuity member 0 2013
8,915,754 Connector having a coupler-body continuity member 0 2013
8,858,251 Connector having a coupler-body continuity member 2 2013
 
HISCOCK & BARCLAY, LLP (1)
8,758,050 Connector having a coupling member for locking onto a port and maintaining electrical continuity 0 2011
 
BELDEN INC. (1)
8,469,739 Cable connector with biasing element 5 2012
 
PCT International, Inc. (1)
* 9,039,446 Coaxial cable connector with alignment and compression features 0 2013
 
DIN YI INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
* 2012/0244,744 STRUCTURE OF CONNECTOR 0 2011
 
ENDRESS + HAUSER CONDUCTA GESELLSCHAFT FUR MESS-UND REGALTECHNIK MBH + CO. KG (1)
* 9,048,562 Contacting system for producing electrical contact between a cable and a sensor 0 2013
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