Battery master switch

  • US 5,399,818 A
  • Filed: 11/03/1993
  • Issued: 03/21/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/03/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A battery switch, comprising:

  • a first terminal having a body portion which includes a lug ending at a transverse wall, a floor extending from the transverse wall, a pair of posts extending from the floor, and an opening through the floor, the floor, posts and transverse wall defining a first enclosure;

    a second terminal substantially identical in construction to the first terminal with the floor, posts and transverse wall defining a second enclosure, the floor of the second terminal being disposed in overlapping relation with the floor of the first terminal such that the floor of each terminal extends into the enclosure of the other and the openings of the terminals are axially aligned;

    an insulator interposed between the terminal floors to electrically isolate the terminals, the insulator having a base member having an opening aligned with the terminal openings; and

    a connector bolt insertable in and engageable with the aligned openings to electrically connect the terminals when the bolt is placed in the openings.

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