Global Patent Index - EP 0991949 A1

EP 0991949 A1 2000-04-12 - METER BASE ASSEMBLY

Title (en)

METER BASE ASSEMBLY

Title (de)

UNTERTEIL EINES MESSERS

Title (fr)

ENSEMBLE FORMANT BASE DE COMPTEUR

Publication

EP 0991949 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98928328 A

Priority

  • EP 9803165 W
  • GB 9712157 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2326242A] A meter base assembly for the housing of a meter characterised in comprising a meter base (20) formed from a moulded plastics material, at least one face of the inner surface being provided with a plurality of fixing elements (21) integral with the base and adapted to mechanically engage with one more interchangeable support attachments (22), the fixing elements (21) being arranged in the form of a regular matrix such that the support attachments (22) may be positioned in a plurality of different configurations within the base. The elements (21) may be shaped pins, or apertures (Fig 1 not shown). The support attachments or pins may be shaped to prevent rotation.

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

G01R 11/04; H05K 7/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01R 11/04 (2006.01); H05K 7/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01R 22/065 (2013.01); H05K 7/142 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9857185A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT DE DK ES FI FR GR NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

GB 2326242 A8 20020829; GB 2326242 A 19981216; GB 2326242 B 20020508; GB 9712157 D0 19970813; EP 0991949 A1 20000412; HU 0002120 A2 20001028; HU 0002120 A3 20001228; NO 996112 A 19991210; NO 996112 D0 19991210; WO 9857185 A1 19981217

INPADOC legal status


2002-12-18 [18R] REFUSED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18R

- Effective date: 20020725

2002-03-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20020129

2000-04-12 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000110

2000-04-12 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT DE DK ES FI FR GR NL PT SE