Global patent index - EP 1081790 A2

EP 1081790 A2 2001-03-07 - Spring clip for connectiong an electrical conductor

Title (en)

Spring clip for connectiong an electrical conductor

Title (de)

Federklemme zum Anschliessen elektrischer Leiter

Title (fr)

Pince à ressort pour raccorder un conducteur électrique

Publication

EP 1081790 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 00114747 A

Priority

DE 29915515 U

Abstract (en)

The housing comprises connecting chambers, containing a clamping spring (5) coacting with a current rail section (3). The spring is angularly bent to form a clamping edge (8) at the free end of its clamping shank (7). This is directed onto the inserted conductor (6) and hooked onto it. There is an actuator for opening the connection. The free end of the clamping spring has a double bend (10), extending in the direction from the inserted conductor such that the clamping edge does not abut the conductor during reopening.

Abstract (de)

Bei dieser Federklemme zum Anschließen elektrischer Leiter ist mindestens eine Anschlußkammer vorgesehen, in der eine mit einem Stromschienenstück (3) zusammenwirkende Klemmfeder (5) angeordnet ist, die winkelförmig so gebogen ist, daß sie an dem freien Ende ihres Klemmschenkels (7) eine auf den eingesteckten elektrischen Leiter (6) gerichtete, sich an diesem verhakende Klemmkante (8) bildet. Es ist ferner eine Betätigungseinrichtung zum Wiederöffnen des Anschlusses vorgesehen. Bei dieser Federklemme ist nun vorgesehen, daß das die Klemmkante (8) aufweisende freie Ende des Klemmschenkels (7) der Klemmfeder (5) eine in einer solchen Raumlage angeordnete, soweit in Richtung vom eingesteckten elektrischen Leiter (6) fortführende doppelte Abkröpfung (10) aufweist, das in der Wiederöffnungsstellung die Klemmkante (8) nicht mehr auf den elektrischen Leiter (6) gerichtet ist. Die Anordnung ist dabei zweckmäßig auch so getroffen, daß als Betätigungseinrichtung an dem freien Ende dieses Klemmschenkels (7) eine Betätigungslasche (15) gebildet ist, deren Betätigungszone (16) sich, gesehen vom Drehpunkt des Klemmschenkels (7) aus, mindestens bis zur Klemmkante (8) erstreckt. <IMAGE>

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

H01R 4/48

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01R 4/48 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01R 4/4836 (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

EPO simple patent family

EP 1081790 A2 20010307; EP 1081790 A3 20020410; EP 1081790 B1 20030312; AT 234518 T 20030315; DE 29915515 U1 20010201; US 6261120 B1 20010717

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