Global patent index - EP 0877406 A3

EP 0877406 A3 2000-03-15 - Electric commutation device, in particular a contactor

Title (en)

Electric commutation device, in particular a contactor

Title (de)

Elektrisches Schaltgerät, insbesondere Schütz

Title (fr)

Dispositif de commutation électrique, en particulier contacteur

Publication

EP 0877406 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 98106938 A

Priority

DE 19718842 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0877406A2] The switch has an electromagnetic system with a coil (10) which is connected in series with at least one circuit component (13,14) across which a constant voltage drop is obtained. The circuit component may be provided by a Zener diode or a pair of opposing Zener diodes connected in series, allowing the polarity of the voltage applied across the series circuit terminals (11,12) to be reversed.

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

H01H 47/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 47/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 47/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

[X] US 5524043 A 19960604 - DEBALKO GEORGE A [US]

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

EP 0877406 A2 19981111; EP 0877406 A3 20000315; DE 19718842 A1 19981112

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