Global Patent Index - EP 1008762 A3

EP 1008762 A3 2001-05-16 - Electric fan and electrical connector

Title (en)

Electric fan and electrical connector

Title (de)

Elektrisches Gebläse und elektrischer Verbinder

Title (fr)

Ventilateur électrique et connecteur électrique

Publication

EP 1008762 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 99309975 A

Priority

GB 9827253 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2344379A] An electric fan 10 comprises a body 20, a back plate 40, a power supply connector 44 and a plug-in control module 60 having a printed circuit board (PCB) 61 for controlling the motor 26. The control module slots in the body, connecting to the power supply connector and to the motor. The body and the control module are together removable from the back plate, isolating the control module and motor from the power supply. The control module is then removable from the body. A connector 28/44 connecting a conductor 29,45 to a contact on the PCB comprises a conductive clench (100 Fig.6e) which cuts the conductor insulation and contacts the core, and an electrically-conductive spring contact (110) which forms a resilient electrical connection between the clench and the contact of the printed circuit board.

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

F04D 29/60

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F04D 25/12 (2006.01); F04D 29/60 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F04D 29/601 (2013.01); F04D 25/12 (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

GB 2344379 A 20000607; GB 2344379 B 20021211; GB 9827253 D0 19990203; AT 276441 T 20041015; DE 1008762 T1 20010419; DE 69920146 D1 20041021; EP 1008762 A2 20000614; EP 1008762 A3 20010516; EP 1008762 B1 20040915

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