Global Patent Index - EP 0686775 B2

EP 0686775 B2 2001-12-05 - Electropneumatic valve assembly

Title (en)

Electropneumatic valve assembly

Title (de)

Elektropneumatische Ventileinrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif de vanne électropneumatique

Publication

EP 0686775 B2 (DE)

Application

EP 95106525 A

Priority

DE 4416285 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0686775A1] The electropneumatic valve (10) has the standard housing (14) of a 5-way valve. It has a spool bore (15) and five adjacent chambers (18-23). It has at least one supply connection (24), two operating connections (25,26) and a return flow line (27,28). Two spools (32,33) slide in the bore, actuated by the pressure medium. It has two control edges (34,35) according to their 3/2 function. A drive piston (42,51) also acts as an actuator, and two electromagnetic inlet valves (38,39) control the piston and are located together on an end face (16) of the standard housing. <IMAGE>

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

F15B 13/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F15B 13/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F15B 13/0402 (2013.01)

Citation (opposition)

Opponent :

EP 0663532 B1 19980506 - FESTO AG & CO [DE]

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

DE 4416285 A1 19951109; EP 0686775 A1 19951213; EP 0686775 B1 19980708; EP 0686775 B2 20011205

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