Global Patent Index - EP 0629816 B1

EP 0629816 B1 2000-07-12 - Incandescent bulb and reflector system and method of making the same

Title (en)

Incandescent bulb and reflector system and method of making the same

Title (de)

Glühlampe mit Reflektorsystem und Verfahren zu deren Herstellung

Title (fr)

Lampe à incandescence avec système de réflecteur et procédé de fabrication correspondant

Publication

EP 0629816 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 94106429 A

Priority

US 7705393 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0629816A1] The incandescent bulb and reflector system, and method of making, of the present invention includes a small incandescent lamp (11) which is incorporated into one of several embodiments of a reflector base. In a first embodiment, the reflector base 37 is formed as a single piece, in a second embodiment, the reflector base is formed as a base (101) with a separately formed and overlying reflector (131), in a third embodiment, the reflector base is formed as a base (101) with a separately formed and overlying reflector having an extended axial length land (134), and in a fourth embodiment, the reflector base is formed as a base (101) with a separately formed reflector (181) which fits within the base (101). The method of making involves the automated processing of a length of bar stock material, and the subsequent assembly of the component parts to form a lamp system.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F21V 17/04; F21V 19/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 17/04 (2006.01); F21V 19/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21V 17/04 (2013.01); F21V 19/007 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 0629816 A1 19941221; EP 0629816 B1 20000712; DE 69425193 D1 20000817; DE 69425193 T2 20010322

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