Hirose Electric has been granted a patent for an intermediate electrical connector that mediates between two counterpart connect bodies, enabling plugging and unplugging. The connector includes terminals, a housing, and locking fittings to secure the connection. The design allows for easy disengagement when connected. GlobalData’s report on Hirose Electric gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Hirose Electric, Dustproof electric connectors was a key innovation area identified from patents. Hirose Electric's grant share as of January 2024 was 52%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Intermediate electrical connector with locking fittings for secure connection