Global Patent Index - EP 1033798 A1

EP 1033798 A1 2000-09-06 - Overvoltage suppressing device

Title (en)

Overvoltage suppressing device

Title (de)

Überspannungsschutzeinrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif de suppression de surtensions

Publication

EP 1033798 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 00104059 A

Priority

  • DE 19909378 A
  • DE 19914312 A
  • DE 19951857 A

Abstract (en)

The over load voltage protection unit (1)has a pair of arcing horns (3,5) with electrodes (2,4) that create air breakdown arcing paths (6). The horn sections have ignition regions (8) in the base and the diverging section provides expansion of the arcing path.

Abstract (de)

Beschrieben und dargestellt ist eine Überspannungsschutzeinrichtung (1), mit einer ein erstes Funkenhorn (3) aufweisenden ersten Elektrode (2), mit einer ein zweites Funkenhorn (5) aufweisenden zweiten Elektrode (4), mit einer zwischen den Funkenhörnern (3, 5) wirksamen Luft-Durchschlag-Funkenstrecke (6) und mit einem die Elektroden (2, 4) aufnehmenden Gehäuse (7), wobei die beiden Funkenhörner (3, 5) derart ausgebildet und zueinander angeordnet sind, daß sie von einem unteren Zündbereich (8) jeweils zu ihren äußeren Enden (9, 10) divergieren, so daß sich die Luft-Durchschlag-Funkenstrecke (6) ausgehend vom Zündbereich (8) nach außen erweitert. Erfindungsgemäß ist eine Überspannungsschutzeinrichtung (1) zur Verfügung gestellt worden, die sich bei möglichst geringer Bauhöhe durch eine möglichst hohe Stoßstromtragfähigkeit und ein hohes Netzfolgestromlöschvermögen auszeichnet, und zwar dadurch, daß das erste Funkenhorn (3) kegelstumpfförmig ausgebildet und das zweite Funkenhorn (5) konzentrisch um das erste Funkenhorn (3) herum angeordnet ist. <IMAGE>

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

H01T 4/12; H01T 1/22

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01T 1/22 (2006.01); H01T 4/10 (2006.01); H01T 4/12 (2006.01); H01T 4/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01T 1/22 (2013.01); H01T 4/10 (2013.01); H01T 4/12 (2013.01); H01T 4/14 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1033798 A1 20000906; EP 1033798 B1 20050126; AT 288143 T 20050215; CN 100338835 C 20070919; CN 1267111 A 20000920; DE 10008764 A1 20000928; ES 2237360 T3 20050801; US 6566813 B1 20030520

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