Global Patent Index - EP 1008158 A1

EP 1008158 A1 2000-06-14 - SWITCH WITH MOVING CONTACT MAKERS IN THE FORM OF SPRING TONGUES

Title (en)

SWITCH WITH MOVING CONTACT MAKERS IN THE FORM OF SPRING TONGUES

Title (de)

SCHALTER MIT DURCH FEDERZUNGEN GEBILDETEN BEWEGLICHEN KONTAKTSTÜCKEN

Title (fr)

COMMUTATEUR AVEC PIECES DE CONTACT MOBILES SOUS FORME DE LANGUETTES FAISANT RESSORT

Publication

EP 1008158 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 97902168 A

Priority

  • DE 19602036 A
  • EP 9700109 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19602036A1] The invention relates to a switch, preferably a steering-column switch for motor vehicles, used to switch controlling currents and load currents. The object of the invention is to avoid contamination and oxidation of the contact surfaces to the greatest extent. The object is attained by transforming the sliding movement of the actuating member (26) into a movement, perpendicular relative to each other, of the contact makers (4, 5, 6, 17) with the aid of a mechanical control system (20 to 29). Further advantageous developments involve the design and the mounting of the contact makers, and the structure of the mechanical control system and a process for assembly of the switch according to the invention.

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

H01H 11/00; H01H 11/06; H01H 15/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 11/00 (2006.01); H01H 11/06 (2006.01); H01H 15/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 15/102 (2013.01); H01H 11/0056 (2013.01); H01H 11/06 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49105 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9726671A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

DE 19602036 A1 19970724; DE 19602036 B4 20040205; EP 1008158 A1 20000614; EP 1008158 B1 20030416; ES 2191819 T3 20030916; US 6087603 A 20000711; WO 9726671 A1 19970724

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