Global patent index - EP 1008687 A1

EP 1008687 A1 2000-06-14 - IMPROVED IRON

Title (en)

IMPROVED IRON

Title (de)

BÜGELEISEN

Title (fr)

FER A REPASSER AMELIORE

Publication

EP 1008687 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98920549 A

Priority

  • ES 9800147 W
  • ES 9700834 U

Abstract (en)

The iron is to be used at home and acts by being manually slid on the fabric to be ironed, and its main characteristic is the fact that a halogen lamp (9) is included at its front bottom part, located in a housing (5) which, as the lamp, has a forward and downward incline, which housing (5) is complemented with a front lens (6) spaced from a tube-shaped metallic casing (8) enveloping the lamp (9) by means of a washer (7). The halogen lamp has a tandem connection to a resistor (14) which adapts the mains voltage to the voltage of the lamp (9), with a diode (13) limiting consumption of the resistor (14) and a switch (16) for disconnecting and making the circuit supplying the lamp (9), which is located on the heel or rear base (17) of the iron, the circuit being disconnected when the iron stands on the rear end (17) and the circuit being made when the lamp is in its normal working position. The halogen lamp (9) projects light onto the fabric area which is thereupon to come under the sole-plate of the moving iron, allowing the area of fabric on which the iron slides to be seen better. <IMAGE>

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

D06F 75/08; H01H 13/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D06F 75/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D06F 75/08 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9961695A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT PT

EPO simple patent family

EP 0869214 A2 19981007; EP 1008687 A1 20000614; ES 1036846 U 19971116; ES 1036846 Y 19980401; WO 9961695 A1 19991202

INPADOC legal status

2003-09-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030301

2002-12-04 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20021021

2000-06-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000221

2000-06-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT PT