Global Patent Index - EP 0995244 A1

EP 0995244 A1 2000-04-26 - SURGE VOLTAGE PROTECTOR WITH AN EXTERNAL SHORT-CIRCUITING DEVICE

Title (en)

SURGE VOLTAGE PROTECTOR WITH AN EXTERNAL SHORT-CIRCUITING DEVICE

Title (de)

ÜBERSPANNUNGSABLEITER MIT ÄUSSERER KURZSCHLUSSEINRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

LIMITEUR DE SURTENSION A COURT-CIRCUITEUR EXTERIEUR

Publication

EP 0995244 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 98945012 A

Priority

  • DE 9802011 W
  • DE 19731312 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19731312A1] In order to provide an external short-circuiting device (2) pertaining to a surge voltage protector (1) with as high a conducting capacity as possible, said device consists of a two-armed, flexible short-circuiting link (21) with contact areas (24,25) which are arranged in an axial position relative to the end electrodes (11,12). The contact area is formed by two lugs (26,27) revealing the middle area (11 A) of the respective end electrode opposite the edge area (11B). The insulating spacer (31) is arranged in between the common base (28) of the contact lugs and the edge area (11 B) of the respective end electrode.

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

H01T 1/14

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01T 1/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01T 1/14 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9904468A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

DE 19731312 A1 19990128; CN 1264502 A 20000823; EP 0995244 A1 20000426; EP 0995244 B1 20010530; US 6424514 B1 20020723; WO 9904468 A1 19990128

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