Global Patent Index - EP 1055385 A1

EP 1055385 A1 2000-11-29 - Device for supporting and controlling a curtain

Title (en)

Device for supporting and controlling a curtain

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zum Tragen und Steuern eines Vorhanges

Title (fr)

Dispositif de support et de contrôle d'un rideau

Publication

EP 1055385 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99830320 A

Priority

EP 99830320 A

Abstract (en)

Device for supporting and controlling a curtain (20), comprising: a guide element (12), a plurality of support members (14,16) which are slidable along the guide element (12), to which the upper edge (18) of a curtain (20) is intended to be connected, an endless flexible control member (22) cooperating with at least one of said support members (14), an electric motor (28) arranged for driving the endless flexible control member (22) for moving a vertical edge (32) of the curtain (20) in the direction of said guide element (12), and manually operable control means for activating said motor (28). Said control means comprise an auxiliary control device (40) adapted to detect the movement of said vertical edge (22) of the curtain (20) from a rest position and adapted to activate the motor (28) in the opening or closing direction of the curtain (20) depending on whether the movement of the edge of the curtain (20) is directed in the opening or closing direction of the curtain (20). <IMAGE>

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

A47H 5/032

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47H 5/032 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47H 5/0325 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES GB NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 1055385 A1 20001129; EP 1055385 B1 20030820; DE 69910544 D1 20030925; DE 69910544 T2 20040701; ES 2205754 T3 20040501

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