Global Patent Index - EP 0864803 A3

EP 0864803 A3 2000-02-02 - Headlights for motor vehicles

Title (en)

Headlights for motor vehicles

Title (de)

Scheinwerfer für Kraftfahrzeuge

Title (fr)

Projecteur pour véhicules automobiles

Publication

EP 0864803 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98301949 A

Priority

CZ 78797 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0864803A2] Headlights for motor vehicles having a refractor (4) that is either entirely without any deviation elements or it is provided with optical elements of low deviation, whereby above the horizontal line (z) a reflector (3) is provided with facets (11, 12, 21, 22) having the shape of parabolic cylinders with a creating profile (B, C) which is situated in the basic parabolic shape (31) of the reflector (3), whereby their inclination with regard to the vertical line (y) of a headlight is in case of the headlight (1) which is adjacent to the nearer road boundary for ( alpha 11) 5 DEG to 18 DEG , for ( alpha 12) 0 DEG to 12 DEG , in case of the headlight (2) which is adjacent to the road central line for ( alpha 21) 0 DEG to 15 DEG , for ( alpha 22) 0 DEG to 9 DEG , whereby ( alpha 11) is greater then ( alpha 12), ( alpha 11) is greater or equal to ( alpha 21), ( alpha 22) is greater or equal to ( alpha 12), whereby the widths (w11, w12) of the facets (11, 12) of the headlight (1), adjacent to the nearer road boundary are on the same side with regard to the vertical line (y) of the headlight lower then the widths (w21, w22) of the facets (21, 22) of the headlight (2) adjacent to the road central line and the dimmed light source (5) is situated at a distance DELTA f from the focus (F) of the reflector (3) and it is integrated in the assembly together with the distance light source (6). <IMAGE>

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

F21M 3/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21S 8/10 (2006.01); B60Q 1/04 (2006.01); B60Q 1/16 (2006.01); F21V 7/00 (2006.01); F21V 7/09 (2006.01); F21V 13/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21S 48/137 (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

EPO simple patent family

EP 0864803 A2 19980916; EP 0864803 A3 20000202; EP 0864803 B1 20030813; CZ 291519 B6 20030312; CZ 9700787 A3 20001011; DE 69817047 D1 20030918; DE 69817047 T2 20040609; ES 2205383 T3 20040501; JP H10308106 A 19981117; TR 9800469 A2 19981021

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