Global Patent Index - EP 1166299 B1

EP 1166299 B1 2002-09-11 - SWITCHING CONTACT FOR ELECTRICAL SWITCHING DEVICES

Title (en)

SWITCHING CONTACT FOR ELECTRICAL SWITCHING DEVICES

Title (de)

SCHALTKONTAKT FÜR ELEKTRISCHE SCHALTGERÄTE

Title (fr)

CONTACT DE COMMUTATION POUR COMMUTATEURS

Publication

EP 1166299 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 00922448 A

Priority

  • DE 0000869 W
  • DE 19914251 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0058981A1] The invention relates to a switching contact (10) for electrical switching devices which has a contact element (12) that is connected to or can be connected to a contact support (11). The aim of the invention is to connect particularly large contact elements (12) to the contact support (11) with a sufficiently high connection quality, in particular by using an economical resistance welding process. To this end, the invention provides that the contact element (12) is formed from a plurality of contact element segments (13) and that the individual contact element segments (13) are assembled together to make up the contact element (12). Contact element segments (13) with the same or different material compositions and/or geometrical shapes can be used to produce different switching properties.

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

H01H 1/10; H01H 11/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 11/06 (2006.01); H01H 1/00 (2006.01); H01H 1/04 (2006.01); H01H 1/10 (2006.01); H01H 11/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 1/10 (2013.01); H01H 11/041 (2013.01); H01H 2011/0087 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 0058981 A1 20001005; CN 1345453 A 20020417; EP 1166299 A1 20020102; EP 1166299 B1 20020911; JP 2002540578 A 20021126; US 2002079205 A1 20020627

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