Global Patent Index - EP 0810068 B1

EP 0810068 B1 2000-02-02 - Socket wrench of ratchet type

Title (en)

Socket wrench of ratchet type

Title (de)

Ringschlüssel vom Ratschentyp

Title (fr)

Clef à cliquet du type à bague

Publication

EP 0810068 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 96108689 A

Priority

  • EP 96108689 A
  • US 65600896 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: US5636557A] A ratchet-type ring spanner includes a handle and a head portion which, in turn, includes a circular peripheral wall defining a receiving compartment therein and including a web area which connects with the handle, a cavity being defined in the web area. A ratchet wheel is received in the compartment and includes a plurality of teeth in an outer periphery thereof and a polygonal inner periphery. An arcuate toothed member is mounted in the cavity and includes a plurality of teeth defined on a first side thereof for engaging with the teeth of the ratchet wheel and a second side bearing against a wall defining the cavity. A stop member is mounted in the cavity and includes a first end thereof bearing against the wall defining the cavity. A spring is mounted between the stop member and the toothed member to bias the toothed member away from the stop member.

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

B25B 13/46

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B25B 13/46 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B25B 13/462 (2013.01); B25B 13/463 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

US 5636557 A 19970610; DE 59604370 D1 20000309; EP 0810068 A1 19971203; EP 0810068 B1 20000202; ES 2144175 T3 20000601

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