Global Patent Index - EP 2636052 A2

EP 2636052 A2 2013-09-11 - LIMIT STOP APPARATUS, CIRCUIT BREAKERS INCLUDING LIMIT STOPS, AND METHODS OF USING SAME

Title (en)

LIMIT STOP APPARATUS, CIRCUIT BREAKERS INCLUDING LIMIT STOPS, AND METHODS OF USING SAME

Title (de)

ENDANSCHLAGVORRICHTUNG, SCHUTZSCHALTER MIT ENDANSCHLAGVORRICHTUNG, UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER VERWENDUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF D'ARRÊT, DISJONCTEURS COMPRENANT DISPOSITIF D'ARRÊT, ET PROCEDES LES UTILISANT

Publication

EP 2636052 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 12706149 A

Priority

  • US 2011024016 W
  • US 2012024269 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: CN103443893A] A limit stop apparatus for a multi-pole electrical contact assembly is disclosed. The limit stop apparatus interconnects crossbars of respective contact assemblies wherein one or more contact arms are pivotable relative to each crossbar. The limit stop apparatus is configured to engage the one or more contact arms on a same side of the one or more contact arms containing moveable electrical contacts. In one or more embodiments, the limit stop apparatus has a connecting bar with limit stops having arc shields molded to the connecting bar, wherein the arc shields can be phase-to-phase arc shields and contact-to-component arc shields. Circuit breakers and multi-pole electrical contact assemblies having a limit stop apparatus, and methods of operating the multi-pole electrical contact assembly are disclosed, as are other aspects.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01H 9/34 (2006.01); H01H 33/08 (2006.01); H01H 71/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01H 33/08 (2013.01); H01H 9/34 (2013.01); H01H 71/1009 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2012109317A2

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EPO simple patent family

CN 103443893 A 20131211; CN 103443893 B 20161214; EP 2636052 A2 20130911; EP 2636052 B1 20171129

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