Global Patent Index - EP 3291266 B1

EP 3291266 B1 20190605 - SWITCHING UNIT FOR AN ELECTRIC SWITCH AND ELECTRIC SWITCH

Title (en)

SWITCHING UNIT FOR AN ELECTRIC SWITCH AND ELECTRIC SWITCH

Title (de)

SCHALTEINHEIT FÜR EINEN ELEKTRISCHEN SCHALTER UND ELEKTRISCHER SCHALTER

Title (fr)

UNITÉ DE CIRCUIT POUR UN COMMUTATEUR ÉLECTRIQUE ET COMMUTATEUR ÉLECTRIQUE

Publication

EP 3291266 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 17178757 A

Priority

DE 102016216392 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: US2018061597A1] A switching unit for an electrical switch is disclosed. In an embodiment, the switching unit includes at least one fixed contact and one moveable contact with a current feed, which in order to close or open the current path are respectively brought into mechanical contact with each other or mechanically or magnetically separated from each other. The switching unit further includes at least one extinguishing plate, which affects an electrical arc created when the electrical contacts are opened. The current feed to the moveable contact is designed such that in the open position it directs the current along the electrical arc in the opposite direction to the current direction of the arc.

IPC 8 full level

H01H 9/44 (2006.01)

CPC (source: CN EP US)

H01H 9/44 (2013.01 - CN EP US); H01H 33/08 (2013.01 - US); H01H 2009/348 (2013.01 - EP US); H01H 2205/002 (2013.01 - US)

Citation (examination)

None

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 3291266 A1 20180307; EP 3291266 B1 20190605; CN 107799339 A 20180313; CN 107799339 B 20190521; DE 102016216392 A1 20180301; US 10403458 B2 20190903; US 2018061597 A1 20180301

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 17178757 A 20170629; CN 201710755410 A 20170829; DE 102016216392 A 20160831; US 201715659678 A 20170726