bifurcated contact

bifurcated contact

[′bī·fər‚kād·əd ′kän‚takt]
(electricity)
A contact having a forked shape such that it can slide over and interlock with an identical mating contact.
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* A bifurcated contact for increased electrical reliability and consistent performance.
The FBR53 is a 1 Form U/1 Form A, PCB relay with bifurcated contacts measuring 15.5 mm X 12.1 mm X 13.7 mm and weighting 6 g.