Global Patent Index - EP 0983471 A1

EP 0983471 A1 2000-03-08 - ELECTRIC LIGHT FITTINGS

Title (en)

ELECTRIC LIGHT FITTINGS

Title (de)

ELEKTRISCHE BELEUCHTUNGSGERÄTE

Title (fr)

APPAREIL D'ECLAIRAGE ELECTRIQUE

Publication

EP 0983471 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98922922 A

Priority

  • GB 9801459 W
  • GB 9711005 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2326467A] A downlighter comprises a casing 1 for housing electrical connections for connecting the downlighter to a source of mains electricity and a downwardly extending electrical contact collar 2 for receiving a bulb, fluorescent tube or other light fitting. A reflector 4 extends downwardly from the casing to a position below the light fitting, and a fabric hood 9 coated or impregnated with a liquid based intumescent material extends downwardly from the underside of the casing around the external wall of the reflector. The hood is connected at its lower end to an annular base of the downlighter and includes a top 11 to which is secured an intumescent gasket 12 formed with an aperture 14 through which the downlighter collar 2 extends with a clearance between the boundary of the aperture and the collar exterior.

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

F21V 25/00; F21S 1/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21S 8/02 (2006.01); F21V 25/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F21S 8/026 (2013.01); F21S 8/02 (2013.01); F21V 25/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9854512A1

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

GB 2326467 A 19981223; GB 9711005 D0 19970723; AT 212427 T 20020215; AU 7538698 A 19981230; DE 69803567 D1 20020314; EP 0983471 A1 20000308; EP 0983471 B1 20020123; WO 9854512 A1 19981203

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