Global Patent Index - EP 0763703 B1

EP 0763703 B1 2000-08-02 - Firing switch for timed multiple-charge launching

Title (en)

Firing switch for timed multiple-charge launching

Title (de)

Zündungskreis für Munitionen mit mehreren Kartuschen

Title (fr)

Circuit de mise à feu pour munitions à cartouches multiples

Publication

EP 0763703 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 96401950 A

Priority

FR 9510719 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0763703A1] The firing circuit supplies detonators (R1 to Rn) with a set of row (L1 to Ln) and column (C1 to Cn) switches from an electrical input (B1,B2) to provide a predetermined firing sequence function. Each detonator forms part of a matrix with line and column switches connected across it forming line connection points (l1 to ln) and column connection points (C1 to Cn). Each detonator circuit has diodes (D1 to Dn) connected in series with it.

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

F41A 19/65

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F41A 19/65 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F41A 19/65 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0763703 A1 19970319; EP 0763703 B1 20000802; DE 69609577 D1 20000907; DE 69609577 T2 20010419; FR 2738626 A1 19970314; FR 2738626 B1 19971024

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- Inventor name: BANSARD, JOEL

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