Global Patent Index - EP 0821294 B1

EP 0821294 B1 2000-10-25 - Push-button and method of assembling the same

Title (en)

Push-button and method of assembling the same

Title (de)

Drücker und dessen Montageverfahren

Title (fr)

Bouton-poussoir et son procédé d'assemblage

Publication

EP 0821294 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 97111632 A

Priority

FR 9609235 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0821294A1] The push button comprises an operating head (5) attached to an operating rod (10). The operating head is sprung (6) against the body of the watch (3) and the operating rod passes through a hole (2) in the watch body. The operating rod has a throat (12) housing an O=ring and a reduced section portion (13) at the end of the main section (11). A retaining sleeve (20) fits over the reduced section portion (13) of the operating rod whose end (17) is riveted to secure the sleeve in position against a shoulder and to compress the "O" ring thus providing watertightness.

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

G04B 37/06; G04B 37/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G04B 37/06 (2006.01); G04B 37/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G04B 37/062 (2013.01); G04B 37/106 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

EP 0821294 A1 19980128; EP 0821294 B1 20001025; CN 1131683 C 20031224; CN 1174688 A 19980304; DE 69703372 D1 20001130; DE 69703372 T2 20010517; FR 2751765 A1 19980130; FR 2751765 B1 19980918; HK 1009071 A1 20040917; JP H1078487 A 19980324; SG 60086 A1 19990222; TW 336290 B 19980711; US 5751668 A 19980512

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