Global Patent Index - EP 1036395 A2

EP 1036395 A2 2000-09-20 - CONTROL ELEMENT FOR SWITCHING ELECTRICAL CONTACTS

Title (en)

CONTROL ELEMENT FOR SWITCHING ELECTRICAL CONTACTS

Title (de)

BEDIENELEMENT ZUM SCHALTEN ELEKTRISCHER KONTAKTE

Title (fr)

ELEMENT DE COMMANDE POUR L'ETABLISSEMENT DE CONTACTS ELECTRIQUES

Publication

EP 1036395 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 99936416 A

Priority

  • DE 9901650 W
  • DE 19826527 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19826527A1] The invention relates to a control element for selectively producing electrical contacts, comprising a handle (10, 11) having a first support surface (12) and a housing (40, 20) having a second support surface (41) that is complementary to the first support surface (12) of the handle (10, 11) for supporting said handle (10, 11), in addition to a control gate (43) defining at least two tilting directions of the handle (10, 11) and at least two switching elements (42i) arranged in the control gate (43), wherein tilting of the handle (10, 11) along one of the at least two tilting directions leads to actuation of one of the at least two switching elements (42i) and to selective production of electrical contacts.

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

H01H 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 25/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 25/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9966521A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

DE 19826527 A1 19991223; EP 1036395 A2 20000920; JP 2003516603 A 20030513; WO 9966521 A2 19991223; WO 9966521 A3 20020926

INPADOC legal status


2004-07-07 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040103

2002-11-13 [R17D] SEARCH REPORT (CORRECTION)

- Effective date: 20020926

2000-09-20 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000315

2000-09-20 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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