(19)
(11)EP 1 714 723 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
19.03.2014 Bulletin 2014/12

(43)Date of publication A2:
25.10.2006 Bulletin 2006/43

(21)Application number: 06112711.4

(22)Date of filing:  18.04.2006
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
B23B 45/00(2006.01)
B25F 5/00(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR
Designated Extension States:
AL BA HR MK YU

(30)Priority: 19.04.2005 US 672504
10.04.2006 US 400379

(71)Applicant: Black & Decker, Inc.
Newark, DE 19711 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • Schell Craig A.
    Street-MA 21154 (US)
  • Puzio Daniel
    Baltimore-MA 21234 (US)
  • Gehret Robert,S.
    Hampstead-MA 21074 (US)

(74)Representative: Bell, Ian Stephen et al
Black & Decker Patent Department 210 Bath Road
Slough Berkshire SL1 3YD
Slough Berkshire SL1 3YD (GB)

  


(54)Electric clutch for tool chuck with power take off and dead spindle features


(57) A power driver (500) may include a motor (590) that rotates upon receiving an input current. A tool chuck (550) may have chuck jaws to hold an accessory. The tool chuck (550) may be coupled to the motor. A power take off mechanism (510) may be connected between the motor (590) and the tool chuck (550). The power take off mechanism (510) may be adjustable into a CHUCK MODE to one of open and close the chuck jaws while the motor rotates. An electronic clutch (540) may interrupt the input current to the motor (590) if the power take off mechanism (510) is in the CHUCK MODE and if the input current exceeds a trip value.







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