Global Patent Index - EP 1257380 A2

EP 1257380 A2 2002-11-20 - WIRE FEEDER AND CONNECTOR UNIT

Title (en)

WIRE FEEDER AND CONNECTOR UNIT

Title (de)

DRAHTVORSCHUB- UND ANSCHLUSSEINHEIT

Title (fr)

ENSEMBLE DEVIDOIR ET CONNECTEUR

Publication

EP 1257380 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00973116 A

Priority

  • HU 0000110 W
  • HU 9903731 A
  • HU 0004117 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0128728A2] The invention relates to wire feeder and connector unit for pushing welding wire into the cable of a welding torch and for receiving the connector on the end of the connecting cable of the welding torch at the same time. The essence of the unit that it has a wire feeder part and a connector part, the carrying body of the wire feeder part and the house of the connector part is designed as a unit in one piece, suitably made of plastic, and the inlet opening of the wire feeder part is situated opposite to the wire lead-in opening on the inner side of the connector part joining to the bottom of the nest for the wire guide, in a given case there is an inlet piece in the inlet opening, the path of the wire defined by these two openings is going between the feed roll and the pinch roll as is known in the prior art, and further, either the axle of the pressure arm with the pinch roll mounted on it or the axle of the fixing arm is fixed to the inner end of the house of the connector part, suitably to a projection established there, and the axle of the other arm is fixed to a projection on the carrying body of the wire feeder part opposite to the other projection, making angular motion of the arms possible.

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

B23K 9/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B23K 9/133 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B23K 9/1336 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0128728A3

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

WO 0128728 A2 20010426; WO 0128728 A3 20010614; AU 1166401 A 20010430; CN 1216712 C 20050831; CN 1411402 A 20030416; CZ 20021722 A3 20021113; EP 1257380 A2 20021120; JP 2003522023 A 20030722; PL 353920 A1 20031215

INPADOC legal status


2009-06-05 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

- Document: HK 1052479

2006-03-08 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050830

2004-03-24 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20040204

2002-11-20 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020517

2002-11-20 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2002-11-20 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT PAYMENT 20020517;LV PAYMENT 20020517;MK;RO PAYMENT 20020517;SI PAYMENT 20020517