US 9,809,322 B2
Ram air fan terminal stud
Eric Chrabascz, Longmeadow, MA (US); and Craig M. Beers, Wethersfield, CT (US)
Assigned to Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, Charlotte, NC (US)
Filed by Eric Chrabascz, Longmeadow, MA (US); and Craig M. Beers, Wethersfield, CT (US)
Filed on Jan. 12, 2012, as Appl. No. 13/349,112.
Prior Publication US 2013/0183870 A1, Jul. 18, 2013
Int. Cl. H01R 13/73 (2006.01); B64D 41/00 (2006.01)
CPC B64D 41/007 (2013.01) [Y10T 29/49117 (2015.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A terminal stud of a ram air fan connection assembly, comprising:
a terminal stud having a threaded portion extending from a head that is held within a slot of a base, the head having a sidewall interfacing directly with a wall of the base, the sidewall having a length and a height, wherein a ratio of the length to the height is from 2.18 to 2.35; and
a second terminal stud that is received within the slot of the base.
 
6. A ram air fan terminal block, comprising:
a housing;
a base having a plurality of slot walls that provide a slot; and
a plurality of terminal studs each having a threaded portion extending from a head, the head received within the slot and the threaded portion extending through an aperture in the base, wherein the head has a sidewall that interfaces directly with one of the plurality of slot walls, and a ratio of a length of the sidewall to a height of the sidewall is from 2.18 to 2.35, wherein the head has an endwall that is generally perpendicular to the sidewall, the endwall having a width that is less than the length of the sidewall.