Description of the construction of the connector

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Connectors, also known as connectors, plugs and sockets in the country. Generally refers to electrical connectors. That is, a device that connects two active devices to transmit current or signals. But do you know what they are made up of?

1. Contact: The contact is the core part of the connector to complete the electrical connection function. Generally, the contact pair is formed by the male contact member and the female contact member, which is commonly referred to as the docking of the plug and the socket.

2. Insulator: The function of the insulator is to arrange the contacts in the required position and spacing and to ensure the insulation between the contacts and the casing. Good insulation resistance, voltage resistance and ease of processing are the basic requirements for the selection of insulating materials into insulators.

3. The housing: also called the outer casing, is the main part of the connector, is the outer cover of the connector, it provides mechanical protection for the built-in insulating mounting plate and the pin, and provides the alignment when the plug and the socket are inserted, and then The connector is attached to the device.

4. Accessories: Attachment sub-structure attachments and installation accessories. Structural accessories such as collars, locating pins, guide pins, connecting rings, cable clamps, seals, gaskets, etc. Install accessories such as screws, nuts, screws, coils, etc. Protective accessories such as waterproof cover dust plugs. The accessories are mostly standard and general.

The above structure is a basic component of the connector. Not every connector product must be equipped. For example, some products are not waterproof, but the necessary main body, contacts, insulators and accessories are necessary.