Global Patent Index - EP 0993015 A3

EP 0993015 A3 2001-03-28 - Switching device for an electric heating appliance

Title (en)

Switching device for an electric heating appliance

Title (de)

Schalteinrichtung für eine elektrische Heizeinrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif de commutation pour appareil de chauffage élèctrique

Publication

EP 0993015 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 99119587 A

Priority

DE 19846513 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0993015A2] The switching device has a rod-shaped temperature sensor (15) consisting of a tube (16) containing an elongate element (17) of differing thermal expansion coefficients. A switch (22) with a snap-action spring is actuated by the temperature sensor via a separate operating device which is formed integrally with the spring. The spring may be a compression spring.

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

H01H 37/22; H01H 37/48

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 37/22 (2006.01); H01H 37/48 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 37/48 (2013.01); H01H 37/22 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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 0993015 A2 20000412; EP 0993015 A3 20010328; EP 0993015 B1 20040506; AT 266253 T 20040515; DE 19846513 A1 20000413; ES 2219975 T3 20041201; US 6304165 B1 20011016

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