Global Patent Index - EP 1045109 A1

EP 1045109 A1 2000-10-18 - Cord spool

Title (en)

Cord spool

Title (de)

Seilspule

Title (fr)

Tambour d'enroulement pour corde

Publication

EP 1045109 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00303161 A

Priority

  • EP 00303161 A
  • EP 99201187 A

Abstract (en)

A cord spool for an architectural covering, such as a venetian blind, having a rotatable central shaft for opening and closing the covering. The cord spool includes a circumferential surface, about which an operating cord can be wound that can be driven in opposite directions to open and close the covering. The spool is arranged so as to regulate or prevent an F(pull) gradient when pulling on one end of the operating cord to open the covering; and has a variable coupling connected to the central shaft and the circumferential surface for automatically actuating the regulating or preventing operation when the torque on the central shaft, exerted by the window covering, is greater than the torque on the circumferential surface, exerted by the operating cord as it is being pulled to open the covering. <IMAGE>

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

E06B 9/322

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E06B 9/322 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E06B 9/322 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

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

EP 1045109 A1 20001018

INPADOC legal status


2003-02-26 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021227

2001-07-04 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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

2001-05-16 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010312

2000-10-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-10-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI