Global Patent Index - EP 1035279 A2

EP 1035279 A2 2000-09-13 - Lock assembly

Title (en)

Lock assembly

Title (de)

Schliessvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif de verrouillage

Publication

EP 1035279 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00301455 A

Priority

GB 9905376 A

Abstract (en)

Lock mechanisms comprising a barrel, a housing within which the barrel may rotate, a plurality of tumblers adapted to be driven within passages formed in the barrel, and a channel within the housing adapted to engage with tumbler extending beyond a periphery of the barrel are known. Such mechanisms may be used to operate latch mechanisms of a motor vehicle. In the present invention, means 144,146 are provided to limit a stroke of at least one tumbler 113 to prevent abutment of said tumbler with the housing. <IMAGE>

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

E05B 29/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E05B 1/00 (2006.01); E05B 29/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E05B 1/00 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

DOCDB simple family

EP 1035279 A2 20000913; GB 2347714 A 20000913; GB 9905376 D0 19990505