Patent number: 11191170

Silicone contact element


  • Casey; Michael

Field of technology: Computer Hardware, Electronics

Patent granted on: Tue, 30 Nov 2021

Patent drawing


A contact element for use between electronic components like computer chips and printed circuit boards, or the connection between an electronic component in a test socket to provide high current, high density, and high frequency connections between the electronic components. The contact element preferably achieves a good connection between electrical components when they are connected and pressed together. The contact element is preferably made of a conductive silicone rubber which has been plated.