Global Patent Index - EP 1191565 B1

EP 1191565 B1 2002-11-27 - Configuration of modular electrical devices for dividing the electric arc

Title (en)

Configuration of modular electrical devices for dividing the electric arc

Title (de)

Konfiguration von modularen elektrischen Apparaten zur Aufteilung des elektrischen Lichtbogens

Title (fr)

Configurations d'appareils électriques modulaires visant à diviser l'arc électrique

Publication

EP 1191565 B1 (FR)

Application

EP 00440252 A

Priority

EP 00440252 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1191565A1] The modular circuit breaker has a fixed (4) and a moving contact (5). The moving contact has a release lock which when activated separates the contacts, generating an electric arc. The electric arc is divided into a number of paths across conductor strips towards an extinction chamber.

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

H01H 33/08; H01H 9/34

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 9/34 (2006.01); H01H 9/36 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 9/34 (2013.01); H01H 9/36 (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

DOCDB simple family

EP 1191565 A1 20020327; EP 1191565 B1 20021127; AT 228714 T 20021215; DE 60000879 D1 20030109; DE 60000879 T2 20031009; PT 1191565 E 20030430