Global Patent Index - EP 0818640 B1

EP 0818640 B1 2001-01-03 - A phase variator

Title (en)

A phase variator

Title (de)

Eine Phasenverstellvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Un variateur de phase

Publication

EP 0818640 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96201944 A

Priority

EP 96201944 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0818640A1] The single-acting phase variator described comprises a piston actuator (6) movable towards an actuated position, as a result of the admission of a pressurized fluid to a supply chamber (33) through a distribution and discharge duct (55) opening in the chamber with the opposition of resilient means (45) urging the piston (6) towards a non-actuated position; valve means (60) are provided in the variator for connecting the distribution and discharge duct (55) alternatively to a feed duct (51) for the pressurized fluid or to a discharge opening (72) for the rapid discharge of the fluid from the chamber (33). <IMAGE>

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

F16H 1/00; F01L 1/344

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F01L 1/344 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F01L 1/34406 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 0818640 A1 19980114; EP 0818640 B1 20010103; DE 69611440 D1 20010208; DE 69611440 T2 20010823

INPADOC legal status


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