Global patent index - EP 1008159 A1

EP 1008159 A1 2000-06-14 - SWITCH WITH LIFTING RAMP

Title (en)

SWITCH WITH LIFTING RAMP

Title (de)

SCHALTER MIT ABHEBERAMPE

Title (fr)

COMMUTATEUR POURVU D'UNE RAMPE DE SOULEVEMENT

Publication

EP 1008159 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 97900589 A

Priority

  • DE 19601985 A
  • EP 9700093 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19601985A1] The invention relates to a switch, preferably a steering column switch with a actuation member pushed to substantially slide across the contact sections (2, 3) secured to the housing. The object of the invention is to provide a steering column switch which, with small dimensions, permanently ensures a good level of contact between the contacts to be connected to each other. The object is attained by ramps (5, 21, 22) which lift the contact bridge (6) in the transition area. Further advantageous developments describe the design of the ramps (5, 21, 22), the strip conductor (4) and the contact bridge (6).

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

H01H 19/56

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 19/56 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 19/563 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9726672A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

DE 19601985 A1 19970724; BR 9707038 A 19990720; CZ 9802267 A3 19981216; EP 1008159 A1 20000614; EP 1008159 B1 20030521; ES 2194176 T3 20031116; HU 9900970 A2 19990728; HU 9900970 A3 20000428; MX 9805692 A 19981129; US 6046413 A 20000404; WO 9726672 A1 19970724

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