Global Patent Index - EP 1010228 A4

EP 1010228 A4 2000-06-21 - A TRANSIENT VOLTAGE PROTECTION DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

Title (en)

A TRANSIENT VOLTAGE PROTECTION DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

Title (de)

SCHUTZVORRICHTUNG GEGEN TRANSIENTE SPANNUNGEN UND VERFAHREN ZU DEREN HERSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE PROTECTION CONTRE LES SURTENSIONS TRANSITOIRES ET SON PROCEDE DE REALISATION

Publication

EP 1010228 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97948374 A

Priority

  • US 9721117 W
  • US 3131796 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9823018A1] A method of making a transient voltage protection device includes forming conductive lines (12, 14) on a substrate (10) where the lines form conductive paths between electronic components. A gap of 3 mils or less is formed in at least one of the lines by cutting the line with a saw or a laser. The gap is covered or filled with a neat unfilled polymer, glass or ceramic (22) to prevent contamination of the air space in the gap.

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

H02H 9/00; H01T 4/08; H01T 21/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H05K 3/28 (2006.01); H01T 4/08 (2006.01); H01T 4/10 (2006.01); H01T 21/00 (2006.01); H02H 9/06 (2006.01); H05K 1/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01T 4/08 (2013.01); H01T 21/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • No further relevant documents disclosed
  • See also references of WO 9823018A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9823018 A1 19980528; AT 355645 T 20060315; AU 5445998 A 19980610; DE 69737424 D1 20070412; DE 69737424 T2 20070621; EP 1010228 A1 20000621; EP 1010228 A4 20000621; EP 1010228 B1 20070228; JP 2001504635 A 20010403; JP 4397972 B2 20100113

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