Global patent index - EP 0883918 B1

EP 0883918 B1 2000-01-19 - ELASTIC CONTACT TONGUE AND PROCESS FOR ITS PRODUCTION FROM A METAL PLATE

Title (en)

ELASTIC CONTACT TONGUE AND PROCESS FOR ITS PRODUCTION FROM A METAL PLATE

Title (de)

ELASTISCHE KONTAKTZUNGE UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG AUS EINER METALLPLATTE

Title (fr)

LAME DE CONTACT FLEXIBLE ET PROCEDE POUR SA FABRICATION A PARTIR D'UNE PLAQUE DE METAL

Publication

EP 0883918 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 97905098 A

Priority

  • EP 9700935 W
  • IT AR960006 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9732371A1] The invention relates to a contact tongue (2) obtained from a metal plate (1) in such a way that a first push-out aperture (6) is made in an initial stamping operation, around which is formed a stamped section (4) and a projecting contact button (5) and, in a second stamping operation, a tongue (2) is produced from the metal region made thinner and denser by stamping and bent in such a way that the free end of the tongue (2) projects from the stamped section (4) above the plate (1).

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

H01R 43/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01R 13/24 (2006.01); H01R 43/16 (2006.01); H01R 43/26 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01R 13/245 (2013.01); H01R 43/16 (2013.01); H01R 43/26 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49105 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49204 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49218 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9732371 A1 19970904; AT 189086 T 20000215; DE 19707745 A1 19971030; EP 0883918 A1 19981216; EP 0883918 B1 20000119; ES 2145578 T3 20000701; IT 1286938 B1 19980724; IT AR960006 A1 19970826; IT AR960006 D0 19960226; US 5813117 A 19980929

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