Global Patent Index - EP 0846912 A3

EP 0846912 A3 2000-07-26 - Vehicle light.

Title (en)

Vehicle light.

Title (de)

Fahrzeugleuchte

Title (fr)

Phare

Publication

EP 0846912 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 97890211 A

Priority

AT 212796 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0846912A2] The lamp has a free-surface reflector. Grooves in this surface are in a plane at right angles to the horizontal plane through the optical axis. The planes of the grooves run at different angles relative to the vertical plane through the optical axis, the range being between -20 degrees and +20 degrees . The enclosed angle by the plane of the grooves with the vertical plane through the optical axis is in the region of 50 degrees . For each groove, the projections of the end of the bulb facing the reflector over groove regions lying above the horizontal plane through the optical axis lie higher on a projection surface.

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

F21S 8/10; F21V 7/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21S 48/1376 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0846912 A2 19980610; EP 0846912 A3 20000726; EP 0846912 B1 20030813; AT 404396 B 19981125; AT A212796 A 19980315; DE 59710572 D1 20030918

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