Global Patent Index - EP 0727244 B1

EP 0727244 B1 2000-05-17 - Racket with a string tensioning device

Title (en)

Racket with a string tensioning device

Title (de)

Ballspielschläger mit Saiten-Spannvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Racquette comprenant un dispositif de mise sous tension du cordage

Publication

EP 0727244 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 96101723 A

Priority

DE 19505480 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0727244A1] The racquet frame has lengthwise and crosswise strings, and a handle. Part of the frame (7) has a string-tensioning piece abutment (8) which has through bores (11) in the middle for the strings, distributed along a line running in the peripheral direction of the frame. A tension piece (9) rests beneath the abutment part and also has through bores (12) for strings in the middle. The two sets of through bores are flush with each other. The side parts of the tension part and abutment to one side of the row of bores have cooperating retainer grooves and protuberances. The side parts to the other side have support steps and surfaces.

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

A63B 51/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63B 51/12 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63B 51/12 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT CH DE ES FR GB LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0727244 A1 19960821; EP 0727244 B1 20000517; AT 192940 T 20000615; DE 19505480 A1 19960822; US 5720680 A 19980224

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