Global Patent Index - EP 2641017 A1

EP 2641017 A1 2013-09-25 - INCANDESCENT LIGHT-BULB SOCKET AND AUTOMOTIVE LIGHT PROVIDED WITH SUCH A SOCKET

Title (en)

INCANDESCENT LIGHT-BULB SOCKET AND AUTOMOTIVE LIGHT PROVIDED WITH SUCH A SOCKET

Title (de)

GLÜHLAMPENFASSUNG UND FAHRZEUGLICHT MIT EINER DERARTIGEN FASSUNG

Title (fr)

DOUILLE DE LAMPE À INCANDESCENCE ET LUMIÈRE POUR AUTOMOBILE POURVUE D'UNE TELLE DOUILLE

Publication

EP 2641017 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 11813559 A

Priority

  • IT TV20100148 A
  • IB 2011055189 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2012066515A1] An incandescent light-bulb socket (1) of the type structured to support a light-bulb (2) provided with a glass bulb (3) housing the incandescent filament, and with a connection plug (4) which is placed to close the neck of the glass bulb (3), and is structured so as to be fitted within the socket; said connection plug (4) being provided with a headpiece (4a) housing the terminals of the rheophores which conduct the electric current to the filament, and with a peripheral flange (4b) which overhangly protrudes from the body of the plug (4), between the neck of the glass bulb (3) and the headpiece (4a) of the plug; the incandescent light-bulb socket (1) comprising: a supporting platform (5) which is provided with a coupling seat (5a) shaped so as to accommodate/house the portion of the plug (4) beneath the peripheral flange (4b); electrical connection means (6) placed close to the bottom of the coupling seat (5a), and structured so as to touch the plug headpiece (4a) at the terminals of the rheophores, when the plug (4) is completely inserted into the coupling seat (5a); and a light-bulb retaining member (8) which is placed on the supporting platform (5), substantially at the mouth of the coupling seat (5a), and is structured so as to hook the peripheral plug flange (4b) to prevent the plug (4) from being subsequently extracted from the coupling seat (5a), and so as to continuously exert an elastic traction force on the peripheral flange (4b) of the plug (4) which occupies the coupling seat (5a), which force is directed towards the bottom of the coupling seat (5a).

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21S 8/10 (2006.01); H01R 33/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01R 33/06 (2013.01); F21S 41/198 (2018.01); F21S 43/19 (2018.01); H01R 2201/26 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 2012066515 A1 20120524; EP 2641017 A1 20130925; EP 2641017 B1 20150909; IT 1403019 B1 20130927; IT TV20100148 A1 20120519

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