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, NY513

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Mathews, Roger D Syracuse, NY 10 93

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
PPC BROADBAND, INC. (69)
5,431,583 Weather sealed male splice adaptor 126 1994
5,456,614 Coaxial cable end connector with signal seal 147 1994
5,439,386 Quick disconnect environmentally sealed RF connector for hardline coaxial cable 94 1994
5,470,257 Radial compression type coaxial cable end connector 211 1994
5,651,699 Modular connector assembly for coaxial cables 131 1995
5,571,028 Coaxial cable end connector with integral moisture seal 125 1995
5,632,651 Radial compression type coaxial cable end connector 135 1995
5,651,698 Coaxial cable connector 139 1995
5,598,132 Self-terminating coaxial connector 129 1996
5,863,220 End connector fitting with crimping device 129 1996
6,153,830 Connector and method of operation 152 1997
6,089,912 Post-less coaxial cable connector 130 1997
6,146,197 Watertight end connector for coaxial cable 127 1998
6,089,913 End connector and crimping tool for coaxial cable 136 1998
6,491,546 Locking F terminator for coaxial cable systems 107 2000
6,558,194 Connector and method of operation 134 2000
6,530,807 Coaxial connector having detachable locking sleeve 130 2001
6,331,123 Connector for hard-line coaxial cable 153 2001
D461166 Co-axial cable connector 107 2001
D461778 Co-axial cable connector 103 2001
D462058 Co-axial cable connector 108 2001
D462327 Co-axial cable connector 112 2001
D468696 Co-axial cable connector 107 2001
D458904 Co-axial cable connector 116 2001
D460739 Knurled sleeve for co-axial cable connector in closed position 115 2001
D462060 Knurled sleeve for co-axial cable connector in open position 106 2001
D460740 Sleeve for co-axial cable connector 99 2001
D460946 Sleeve for co-axial cable connector 94 2001
D460947 Sleeve for co-axial cable connector 101 2001
D460948 Sleeve for co-axial cable connector 98 2001
D461167 Sleeve for co-axial cable connector 108 2001
6,676,446 Connector and method of operation 92 2002
6,848,940 Connector and method of operation 127 2003
6,817,896 Cable connector with universal locking sleeve 96 2003
6,733,336 Compression-type hard-line connector 117 2003
6,884,115 Connector for hard-line coaxial cable 78 2003
6,884,113 Apparatus for making permanent hardline connection 121 2003
6,971,912 Method and assembly for connecting a coaxial cable to a threaded male connecting port 71 2004
7,118,416 Cable connector with elastomeric band 77 2004
7,086,897 Compression connector and method of use 87 2004
7,727,011 Coax connector having clutching mechanism 66 2005
7,097,499 Coaxial cable connector having conductive engagement element and method of use thereof 64 2005
7,299,550 Environmentally protected and tamper resistant CATV drop connector 56 2005
7,255,598 Coaxial cable compression connector 70 2006
7,452,239 Coax cable port locking terminator device 54 2006
7,507,117 Tightening indicator for coaxial cable connector 79 2007
7,393,245 Integrated filter connector 57 2007
7,794,275 Coaxial cable connector with inner sleeve ring 62 2008
7,566,236 Constant force coaxial cable connector 75 2008
7,753,705 Flexible RF seal for coaxial cable connector 65 2008
7,828,595 Connector having conductive member and method of use thereof 62 2009
7,845,976 Connector having conductive member and method of use thereof 58 2009
7,833,053 Connector having conductive member and method of use thereof 60 2009
7,824,216 Coaxial cable continuity connector 59 2009
2010/0255,721 COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED PHYSICAL AND RF SEALING 56 2009
* 7,887,354 Thread lock for cable connectors 46 2009
2010/0081,321 CABLE CONNECTOR 63 2009
2010/0081,322 Cable Connector 59 2009
2011/0117,774 Cable Connector 57 2009
2010/0297,875 COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTOR HAVING ELECTRICAL CONTINUITY MEMBER 57 2009
7,892,005 Click-tight coaxial cable continuity connector 61 2010
2010/0297,871 Click-Tight Coaxial Cable Continuity Connector 53 2010
2010/0279,548 CATV Port Terminator With Contact-Enhancing Ground Insert 52 2010
2011/0021,072 COAXIAL CABLE CONTINUITY CONNECTOR 54 2010
7,950,958 Connector having conductive member and method of use thereof 57 2010
2011/0053,413 CONNECTOR HAVING CONDUCTIVE MEMBER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF 54 2010
2011/0143,567 COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTOR HAVING ELECTRICAL CONTINUITY MEMBER 53 2011
2011/0230,089 COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTOR HAVING ELECTRICAL CONTINUITY MEMBER 54 2011
2011/0230,091 CONNECTOR HAVING A CONDUCTIVELY COATED MEMBER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF 48 2011
 
JOHN MEZZALINGUA ASSOCIATES, INC. (20)
4,676,577 Connector for coaxial cable 179 1985
4,869,679 Cable connector assembly 145 1988
4,892,275 Trap bracket assembly 113 1988
4,990,106 Coaxial cable end connector 179 1989
5,073,129 Coaxial cable end connector 181 1991
5,283,853 Fiber optic end connector 150 1992
5,371,819 Fiber optic cable end connector with electrical grounding means 135 1993
5,371,821 Fiber optic cable end connector having a sealing grommet 128 1993
5,371,827 Fiber optic cable end connector with clamp means 130 1993
5,444,810 Fiber optic cable end connector 141 1993
5,393,244 Twist-on coaxial cable end connector with internal post 150 1994
7,161,785 Apparatus for high surge voltage protection 56 2003
7,102,868 High voltage surge protection element for use with CATV coaxial cable connectors 54 2003
7,029,326 Compression connector for coaxial cable 99 2004
2006/0110,977 Connector having conductive member and method of use thereof 80 2004
2006/0154,519 Ram connector and method of use thereof 53 2005
7,070,447 Compact compression connector for spiral corrugated coaxial cable 73 2005
7,131,868 Compression connector for coaxial cable 87 2006
7,156,696 Connector for corrugated coaxial cable and method 86 2006
2008/0102,696 FLEXIBLE RF SEAL FOR COAX CABLE CONNECTOR 67 2006
 
AMP Incorporated (19)
4,307,926 Triaxial connector assembly 103 1980
4,408,821 Connector for semi-rigid coaxial cable 119 1981
4,452,503 Connector for semirigid coaxial cable 72 1983
4,540,231 Connector for semirigid coaxial cable 100 1983
4,593,964 Coaxial electrical connector for multiple outer conductor coaxial cable 123 1983
4,580,862 Floating coaxial connector 119 1984
4,614,390 Lead sealing assembly 146 1985
4,938,718 Cylindrical connector keying means 81 1985
4,598,961 Coaxial jack connector 112 1985
4,688,878 Electrical connector for an electrical cable 90 1986
4,772,222 Coaxial LMC connector 96 1987
4,838,813 Terminator plug with electrical resistor 54 1988
4,921,447 Terminating a shield of a malleable coaxial cable 85 1989
4,990,104 Snap-in retention system for coaxial contact 147 1990
4,990,105 Tapered lead-in insert for a coaxial contact 129 1990
5,037,328 Foldable dielectric insert for a coaxial contact 124 1990
5,080,600 Breakaway electrical connector 72 1990
5,161,993 Retention sleeve for coupling nut for coaxial cable connector and method for applying same 92 1992
5,217,391 Matable coaxial connector assembly having impedance compensation 175 1992
 
AMPHENOL CORPORATION (19)
4,389,081 Electrical connector coupling ring 69 1980
4,444,453 Electrical connector 132 1981
4,462,653 Electrical connector assembly 87 1981
4,464,000 Electrical connector assembly having an anti-decoupling device 64 1982
4,525,017 Anti-decoupling mechanism for an electrical connector assembly 71 1983
4,808,128 Electrical connector assembly having means for EMI shielding 94 1984
4,531,805 Electrical connector assembly having means for EMI shielding 87 1984
4,588,246 Anti-decoupling mechanism for an electrical connector assembly 66 1985
4,684,201 One-piece crimp-type connector and method for terminating a coaxial cable 117 1985
4,682,832 Retaining an insert in an electrical connector 86 1985
4,703,987 Apparatus and method for retaining an insert in an electrical connector 85 1985
5,083,943 CATV environmental F-connector 158 1989
5,137,471 Modular plug connector and method of assembly 95 1990
5,149,274 Electrical connector with combined circuits 61 1991
5,284,449 Connector for a conduit with an annularly corrugated outer casing 126 1993
5,586,910 Clamp nut retaining feature 121 1995
5,882,226 Electrical connector and cable termination system 83 1997
6,152,753 Anti-decoupling arrangement for an electrical connector 71 2000
7,544,094 Connector assembly with gripping sleeve 62 2007
 
WHITAKER CORPORATION, THE (12)
4,426,127 Coaxial connector assembly 120 1981
4,596,434 Solderless connectors for semi-rigid coaxial cable 95 1985
4,929,188 Coaxial connector assembly 130 1989
5,316,494 Snap on plug connector for a UHF connector 135 1992
5,269,701 Method for applying a retention sleeve to a coaxial cable connector 133 1992
5,295,864 Sealed coaxial connector 167 1993
5,380,211 Coaxial connector for connecting two circuit boards 95 1993
5,456,611 Mini-UHF snap-on plug 153 1993
5,490,801 Electrical terminal to be crimped to a coaxial cable conductor, and crimped coaxial connection thereof 63 1993
5,516,303 Floating panel-mounted coaxial connector for use with stripline circuit boards 117 1995
5,595,499 Coaxial connector having improved locking mechanism 105 1996
5,921,793 Self-terminating coaxial connector 68 1997
 
ANDREW LLC (10)
5,154,636 Self-flaring connector for coaxial cable having a helically corrugated outer conductor 125 1991
5,137,470 Connector for coaxial cable having a helically corrugated inner conductor 126 1991
5,354,217 Lightweight connector for a coaxial cable 136 1993
5,334,051 Connector for coaxial cable having corrugated outer conductor and method of attachment 79 1993
5,435,745 Connector for coaxial cable having corrugated outer conductor 166 1994
6,619,876 Coaxial connector apparatus and method 79 2002
6,692,285 Push-on, pull-off coaxial connector apparatus and method 74 2002
6,939,169 Axial compression electrical connector 93 2004
7,857,661 Coaxial cable connector having jacket gripping ferrule and associated methods 64 2010
7,927,135 Coaxial connector with a coupling body with grip fingers engaging a wedge of a stabilizing body 53 2010
 
GILBERT ENGINEERING CO., INC. (10)
4,400,050 Fitting for coaxial cable 164 1981
4,575,274 Controlled torque connector assembly 166 1983
4,925,403 Coaxial transmission medium connector 156 1988
5,055,060 Tamper-resistant cable terminator system 67 1989
5,141,451 Securement means for coaxial cable connector 146 1991
5,466,173 Longitudinally compressible coaxial cable connector 136 1993
5,525,076 Longitudinally compressible coaxial cable connector 140 1994
5,879,191 Zip-grip coaxial cable F-connector 115 1997
5,975,951 F-connector with free-spinning nut and O-ring 155 1998
5,997,350 F-connector with deformable body and compression ring 178 1998
 
EZCONN CORPORATION (8)
7,125,283 Coaxial cable connector 55 2005
7,476,127 Adapter for mini-coaxial cable 53 2008
7,497,729 Mini-coaxial cable connector 64 2008
7,674,132 Electrical connector ensuring effective grounding contact 60 2009
7,806,725 Tool-free coaxial connector 53 2009
7,845,978 Tool-free coaxial connector 53 2009
7,850,487 Coaxial cable connector enhancing tightness engagement with a coaxial cable 55 2010
7,892,024 Coaxial cable connector 62 2010
 
Raychem Corporation (8)
4,583,811 Mechanical coupling assembly for a coaxial cable and method of using same 186 1984
4,634,213 Connectors for power distribution cables 68 1984
4,674,818 Method and apparatus for sealing a coaxial cable coupling assembly 143 1985
4,655,159 Compression pressure indicator 153 1985
4,650,228 Heat-recoverable coupling assembly 138 1985
4,717,355 Coaxial connector moisture seal 116 1986
5,362,250 Coaxial cable connection method and device using oxide inhibiting sealant 69 1992
5,342,218 Coaxial cable connector with mandrel spacer and method of preparing coaxial cable 144 1992
 
CORNING GILBERT INC. (6)
6,790,081 Sealed coaxial cable connector and related method 73 2002
7,147,509 Coaxial connector torque aid 68 2005
7,479,035 Electrical connector with grounding member 73 2006
2007/0026,734 Electrical connector with grounding member 51 2006
2009/0098,770 Electrical Connector With Grounding Member 65 2008
2010/0105,246 RF Terminator With Improved Electrical Circuit 49 2009
 
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (5)
4,346,958 Connector for co-axial cable 163 1980
4,354,721 Attachment arrangement for high voltage electrical connector 140 1980
4,660,921 Self-terminating coaxial connector 138 1985
4,834,675 Snap-n-seal coaxial connector 206 1988
4,902,246 Snap-n-seal coaxial connector 184 1989
 
BELDEN INC. (4)
5,066,248 Manually installable coaxial cable connector 171 1991
5,217,393 Multi-fit coaxial cable connector 150 1992
5,501,616 End connector for coaxial cable 150 1994
* 5,667,405 Coaxial cable connector for CATV systems 152 1996
 
HOLLAND ELECTRONICS, LLC (4)
6,217,383 Coaxial cable connector 95 2000
6,425,782 End connector for coaxial cable 103 2000
6,929,508 Coaxial cable connector with viewing window 58 2004
7,252,546 Coaxial cable connector with replaceable compression ring 69 2006
 
ITT CORPORATION (4)
4,470,657 Circumferential grounding and shielding spring for an electrical connector 74 1982
4,600,263 Coaxial connector 129 1984
5,046,964 Hybrid connector 65 1989
5,542,861 Coaxial connector 136 1991
 
RAYTHEON COMPANY (4)
4,820,185 Anti-backlash automatic locking connector coupling mechanism 100 1988
4,957,456 Self-aligning RF push-on connector 98 1989
5,977,841 Noncontact RF connector 76 1996
6,271,464 Electronic magnetic interference and radio frequency interference protection of airborne missile electronics using conductive plastics 62 1997
 
LRC Electronics, Inc. (3)
4,645,281 BNC security shield 126 1985
4,691,976 Coaxial cable tap connector 127 1986
4,738,009 Coaxial cable tap 127 1986
 
ACI ACQUISITION CO., A CORP. OF MI. (2)
4,456,323 Connector for coaxial cables 89 1981
4,688,876 Connector for coaxial cable 88 1986
 
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
4,759,729 Electrical connector apparatus 84 1984
5,967,852 Repairable connector and method 124 1998
 
Applied Engineering Products, Inc. (2)
5,775,927 Self-terminating coaxial connector 74 1996
5,769,652 Float mount coaxial connector 96 1996
 
Cabel-Con, Inc. (2)
5,338,225 Hexagonal crimp connector 116 1993
5,499,934 Hexagonal crimp connector 104 1994
 
G&H TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
RE31995 Enhanced detent guide track with dog-leg 74 1984
4,867,706 Filtered electrical connector 68 1987
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
5,166,477 Cable and termination for high voltage and high frequency applications 86 1991
5,183,417 Cable backshell 54 1991
 
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. (2)
6,261,126 Coaxial cable connector with retractable bushing that grips cable and seals to rotatable nut 107 1998
6,848,939 Coaxial cable connector with integral grip bushing for cables of varying thickness 96 2003
 
ITT Industries Limited (2)
5,548,088 Electrical conductor terminating arrangements 143 1994
5,620,339 Electrical connectors 120 1994
 
LAMSON & SESSIONS CO., THE (2)
4,854,893 Coaxial cable connector and method of terminating a cable using same 169 1987
4,923,412 Terminal end for coaxial cable 159 1989
 
LOCKHEED CORPORATION (2)
4,373,767 Underwater coaxial connector 170 1980
4,616,900 Coaxial underwater electro-optical connector 87 1984
 
MR ADVISORS LIMITED (2)
6,716,062 Coaxial cable F connector with improved RFI sealing 108 2002
2004/0077,215 COAXIAL CABLE F CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED RFI SEALING 80 2002
 
The Siemon Company (2)
5,127,853 Feedthrough coaxial cable connector 157 1990
5,207,602 Feedthrough coaxial cable connector 136 1992
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (2)
4,807,891 Electromagnetic pulse rotary seal 53 1987
5,052,947 Cable shield termination backshell 73 1990
 
THOMAS & BETTS CORPORATION (2)
4,580,865 Multi-conductor cable connector 74 1984
4,992,061 Electrical filter connector 81 1989
 
TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD., A CORPORATION OF BERMUDA (2)
4,952,174 Coaxial cable connector 128 1990
5,011,432 Coaxial cable connector 113 1990
 
VIEWSONICS, INC. (2)
4,469,386 Tamper-resistant terminator for a female coaxial plug 73 1981
4,806,116 Combination locking and radio frequency interference shielding security system for a coaxial cable connector 149 1988
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (2)
4,906,207 Dielectric restrainer 122 1989
4,979,911 Cable collet termination 101 1989
 
WINCHESTER ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (2)
6,332,815 Clip ring for an electrical connector 79 1999
6,406,330 Clip ring for an electrical connector 64 2001
 
Adams-Russell Co., Inc. (1)
4,596,435 Captivated low VSWR high power coaxial connector 130 1984
 
ADAMS-RUSSELL ELECTRONICS CO., INC. (1)
4,941,846 Quick connect/disconnect microwave connector 112 1989
 
AI TI YA INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0229,504 [SIGNAL ADAPTOR] 74 2004
 
ALCATEL CIT (1)
5,062,804 Metal housing for an electrical connector 118 1990
 
ALCATEL NETWORK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,215,477 Variable location connector for communicating high frequency electrical signals 63 1992
 
ALCATEL TELSPACE (1)
5,550,521 Electrical ground connection between a coaxial connector and a microwave circuit bottom plate 65 1994
 
Andros Manufacturing Corporation (1)
5,186,655 RF connector 72 1992
 
AT&T and Philips Telecommunications B.V. (1)
4,915,651 Coaxial connector 79 1988
 
BRUNSWICK CORPORATION (1)
4,632,487 Electrical lead retainer with compression seal 83 1986
 
BUNKER RAMO CORPORATION A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,322,121 Screw-coupled electrical connectors 70 1980
 
Burndy Corporation (1)
4,533,191 IDC termination having means to adapt to various conductor sizes 119 1983
 
CABLENET CO., LTD. (1)
6,805,584 Signal adaptor 83 2003
 
CENTERPIN TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6,123,567 Coaxial cable connector 89 1998
 
Chabin Corporation (1)
4,484,792 Modular electrical connector system 157 1981
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6,576,833 Cable detect and EMI reduction apparatus and method 72 2001
 
COMMSCOPE, INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA (1)
7,607,942 Multi-shot coaxial connector and method of manufacture 70 2008
 
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4,757,297 Cable with high frequency suppresion 65 1986
 
CORNING INCORPORATED (1)
7,114,990 Coaxial cable connector with grounding member 76 2005
 
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
7,229,303 Environmentally sealed connector with blind mating capability 60 2005
 
DELTA ELECTRONIC MANUFACTURING CORPORATION (1)
4,408,822 Coaxial connectors 187 1980
 
Eagle Comtronics, Inc. (1)
6,210,222 Coaxial cable connector 145 1999
 
Edali Industrial Corporation (1)
6,683,253 Coaxial cable joint 61 2003
 
EIP Microwave, Inc. (1)
4,813,886 Microwave distribution bar 127 1987
 
ELECSYS INCORPORATED (1)
4,407,529 Self-locking coupling nut for electrical connectors 85 1980
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (1)
5,227,587 Hermetic assembly arrangement for a current conducting pin passing through a housing wall 72 1991
 
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5,653,605 Locking coupling 78 1995
 
Esh; John O. (1)
6,022,237 Water-resistant electrical connector 92 1998
 
FABER ENTERPRISES, INC., A CORPORATION OF CA (1)
5,186,501 Self locking connector 67 1991
 
FIC Corporation (1)
4,749,821 EMI/RFI shield cap assembly 73 1986
 
FU CHING TECHNICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
6,241,553 Connector for electrical cords and cables 104 2000
 
FUSION COMPONENTS LIMITED (1)
7,811,133 Shielded electrical connector with a spring arrangement 57 2009
 
GLENAIR, INC. (1)
6,358,077 G-load coupling nut 65 2000
 
Goldstar Co., Ltd. (1)
5,294,864 Magnetron for microwave oven 58 1992
 
GSEG LLC (1)
4,835,342 Strain relief liquid tight electrical connector 64 1988
 
GSLE SUBCO L.L.C. (1)
5,455,548 Broadband rigid coaxial transmission line 120 1994
 
GTE Products Corporation (1)
5,021,010 Soldered connector for a shielded coaxial cable 150 1990
 
HARTING KG (1)
5,746,619 Coaxial plug-and-socket connector 83 1996
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
6,540,531 Clamp system for high speed cable termination 71 2001
 
HH Tower Group (1)
6,422,900 Coaxial cable coupling device 69 1999
 
HIREL CONNECTORS, INC. (1)
5,702,263 Self locking connector backshell 69 1996
 
HITACHI, LTD. (1)
4,484,796 Optical fiber connector 64 1981
 
HUBBELL INCORPORATED (1)
5,735,704 Shroud seal for shrouded electrical connector 55 1995
 
HUBER & SUHNER AG, KABEL- (1)
5,722,856 Apparatus for electrical connection of a coaxial cable and a connector 86 1996
 
Huber & Suhner AG, Kabel-, Kautschuk-, Kunststoffwerke (1)
4,545,637 Plug connector and method for connecting same 131 1983
 
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5,195,905 Connecting device 79 1991
 
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6,089,903 Electrical connector with automatic conductor termination 75 1998
 
JTP INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
4,655,534 Right angle coaxial connector 73 1985
 
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Kings Electronics Co., Inc. (1)
5,120,260 Connector for semi-rigid coaxial cable 94 1988
 
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6,239,359 Circuit board RF shielding 96 1999
 
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Matrix Science Corporation (1)
5,141,448 Apparatus for retaining a coupling ring in non-self locking electrical connectors 68 1991
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD. (1)
4,747,786 Coaxial cable connector 122 1987
 
MEGGITT SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,874,331 Strain relief and connector - cable assembly bearing the same 84 1988
 
MERRITT, BRENT STEPHEN (1)
4,339,166 Connector 134 1980
 
MOLEX INCORPORATED (1)
5,205,761 Shielded connector assembly for coaxial cables 122 1992
 
MONSTER CABLE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
4,789,355 Electrical compression connector 126 1987
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
5,181,161 Signal reproducing apparatus for optical recording and reproducing equipment with compensation of crosstalk from nearby tracks and method for the same 138 1990
 
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5,413,504 Ferrite and capacitor filtered coaxial connector 79 1994
 
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6,712,631 Internally locking coaxial connector 74 2002
 
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6,042,422 Coaxial cable end connector crimped by axial compression 84 1998
 
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6,572,419 Electrical connector 64 2001
 
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5,632,637 Cable connector 63 1994
 
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5,195,906 Coaxial cable end connector 141 1991
 
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6,010,349 Locking coupling assembly 61 1998
 
RADIALL (1)
7,682,177 Connector with an anti-unlocking system 54 2008
 
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6,019,635 Coaxial cable connector assembly 84 1998
 
RANDALL A. HOLLIDAY (1)
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RBS CITIZENS, N.A. (1)
5,877,452 Coaxial cable connector 79 1997
 
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6,053,777 Coaxial contact assembly apparatus 92 1998
 
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6,506,083 Metal-sealed, thermoplastic electrical feedthrough 79 2001
 
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4,358,174 Interconnected assembly of an array of high frequency coaxial connectors 79 1980
 
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4,613,199 Direct-crimp coaxial cable connector 71 1984
 
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SPM Instrument Inc. (1)
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TENSOLITE COMPANY (1)
5,746,617 Self aligning coaxial connector assembly 80 1996
 
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2009/0029,590 HIGH PERFORMANCE COAXIAL CONNECTOR 52 2007
 
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White Products B.V. (1)
4,973,265 Dismountable coaxial coupling 103 1989
 
YAZAKI CORPORATION (1)
5,389,005 Waterproof electric connector seal member 61 1994
 
Yumen, Inc. (1)
5,002,503 Coaxial cable connector 176 1989
 
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4,421,377 Connector for HF coaxial cable 115 1981
4,640,572 Connector for structural systems 90 1984
4,927,385 Connector jack 89 1989
5,024,606 Coaxial cable connector 162 1989
5,011,422 Coaxial cable output terminal safety plug device 75 1990
5,131,862 Coaxial cable connector ring 122 1991
5,318,459 Ruggedized, sealed quick disconnect electrical coupler 77 1992
5,205,547 Wave spring having uniformly positioned projections and predetermined spring 64 1992
5,474,478 Coaxial cable connector 66 1994
5,494,454 Contact housing for coupling to a coaxial cable 126 1994
5,564,938 Lock device for use with coaxial cable connection 76 1995
5,607,325 Connector for coaxial cable 123 1995
5,683,263 Coaxial cable connector with electromagnetic interference and radio frequency interference elimination 90 1996
6,786,767 Connector for coaxial cable 58 2000
6,767,248 Connector for coaxial cable 95 2003
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PPC BROADBAND, INC. (27)
8,323,053 Connector having a constant contact nut 6 2010
8,414,322 Push-on CATV port terminator 6 2010
8,337,229 Connector having a nut-body continuity element and method of use thereof 14 2011
* 8,398,421 Connector having a dielectric seal and method of use thereof 6 2011
8,444,445 Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity member 6 2011
8,366,481 Continuity maintaining biasing member 10 2011
8,388,377 Slide actuated coaxial cable connector 0 2011
8,591,244 Cable connector 2 2011
8,465,322 Coaxial cable connector 0 2011
8,506,325 Cable connector having a biasing element 9 2011
8,573,996 Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity member 1 2012
* 8,382,517 Dielectric sealing member and method of use thereof 6 2012
* 2012/0214,342 DIELECTRIC SEALING MEMBER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF 16 2012
8,597,041 Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity member 6 2012
8,920,192 Connector having a coupler-body continuity member 0 2012
8,529,279 Connector having a nut-body continuity element and method of use thereof 11 2012
8,485,845 Continuity maintaining biasing member 5 2012
8,480,430 Continuity maintaining biasing member 6 2012
8,480,431 Continuity maintaining biasing member 6 2012
8,475,205 Continuity maintaining biasing member 5 2012
8,469,740 Continuity maintaining biasing member 5 2012
8,550,835 Connector having a nut-body continuity element and method of use thereof 3 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 0 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 0 2013
 
BELDEN INC. (1)
8,469,739 Cable connector with biasing element 1 2012
 
HISCOCK & BARCLAY, LLP (1)
8,758,050 Connector having a coupling member for locking onto a port and maintaining electrical continuity 0 2011
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