Global Patent Index - EP 0715120 B1

EP 0715120 B1 2000-04-05 - Motor vehicle headlamp of elliptical type comprising a pivotable shutter

Title (en)

Motor vehicle headlamp of elliptical type comprising a pivotable shutter

Title (de)

Kfz-Projektionsscheinwerfer mit einer schwenkbaren Blende

Title (fr)

Projecteur de type elliptique pour véhicule automobile, comportant un cache basculant

Publication

EP 0715120 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 95402693 A

Priority

FR 9414370 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0715120A1] The headlamp is designed to give a suitably directed dipped beam for driving on either side of the road, by means of the mask (3) which consists of an L-shaped screen having two wings (31,32) each formed of three straight segments and pivotable about a horizontal transverse axis (XX'). To convert from the right-hand running position to the left-hand, a bent wire (5) is pulled (h) causing the assembly to rotate (g) until the initially vertical wing (31) attains one horizontal stop (41), while the other wing (32) moves from the other horizontal stop (41') into the vertical position.

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

F21S 10/00; F21V 11/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 14/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21S 48/1778 (2013.01); F21S 48/171 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0715120 A1 19960605; EP 0715120 B1 20000405; DE 69516093 D1 20000511; DE 69516093 T2 20000914; ES 2146725 T3 20000816; FR 2727495 A1 19960531; FR 2727495 B1 19970214

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