Global Patent Index - EP 0862242 B1

EP 0862242 B1 2000-07-19 - Electrical terminal with screw locking device

Title (en)

Electrical terminal with screw locking device

Title (de)

Anschlussklemme für Schraubensicherung

Title (fr)

Borne de connexion électrique avec freinage de vis

Publication

EP 0862242 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 98103065 A

Priority

DE 29703657 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0862242A1] The terminal clamp used to make electrical connections within an equipment housing has a screw Ä87Ü that locates in a threaded hole within a connecting strip Ä83Ü. The screw is fitted with a retaining washer Ä86Ü that engages latching elements Ä90Ü that are formed as flexible arms integral with the housing, The engagement occurs when the screw is fully unwound and the edge Ä92Ü of the washer rides over the lug.

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

H01R 4/42

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01R 4/30 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01R 4/301 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT CH DE FR GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

DE 29703657 U1 19970424; AT 194885 T 20000815; EP 0862242 A1 19980902; EP 0862242 B1 20000719

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2000-10-27 [ET] FR: TRANSLATION FILED

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- Representative's name: E. BLUM & CO. PATENTANWAELTE

2000-08-24 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

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1999-11-03 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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1999-10-06 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 6H 01R 4/42 A

1999-10-06 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: ELECTRICAL TERMINAL WITH SCREW LOCKING DEVICE

1999-08-25 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: MOELLER GMBH

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