Global Patent Index - EP 0655757 B1

EP 0655757 B1 2001-04-25 - Switch assembly including a safety device for preventing the switch from being accidentally actuated, in particular for motor vehicles and the like

Title (en)

Switch assembly including a safety device for preventing the switch from being accidentally actuated, in particular for motor vehicles and the like

Title (de)

Schalteinrichtung mit Sicherheitsvorrichtung zum Verhindern einer unbeabsichtigten Betätigung, insbesondere für Kraftfahrzeuge

Title (fr)

Dispositif de commutation comprenant un moyen de sécurité pour empêcher un actionnement intempestif, en particulier pour véhicule à moteur

Publication

EP 0655757 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 94830508 A

Priority

IT MI930924 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0655757A2] The present invention relates to a switch assembly including a device for preventing the switch from being accidentally actuated, in particular for motor vehicles and the like, which comprises an actuating push-button, which can be displaced from an OFF position to an ON position and vice versa. The main feature of the invention is that on the push-button there is provided a slider element, including a lug which can be removably engaged with a locking element for holding the push-button in an OFF position, the slider element being displaceable, against the biassing of resilient means, in order to disengage the lug from the locking element and allow the push-button to pass from the OFF position to the ON position thereof. <IMAGE>

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

H01H 3/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 3/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 3/20 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 0655757 A2 19950531; EP 0655757 A3 19970611; EP 0655757 B1 20010425; DE 69427147 D1 20010531; DE 69427147 T2 20010906; IT 230526 Y1 19990607; IT MI930924 U1 19950525; IT MI930924 V0 19931125

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