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Actuators

Actuators patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

09/25/14 - 20140284192 - Driving rod for medium voltage switching element gear
A device for medium or high voltage switching element gear, the device having: a switching element for connecting two conductors: and a driving rod for operating the switch, wherein the driving rod comprises at least a surface layer of an electrically high resistance material. The electrically high resistance material ensures...

09/11/14 - 20140251771 - Slide fasteners
A slide fastener (SF1) is configured from: mutually facing rows of elements (20) provided along the edges of opening/closing sides of mutually opposed fastener tapes (10); and a slider (30). By means of the slider (30) being made to slide along the elements (20) placed facing each other, and the...

08/14/14 - 20140224629 - Contact slider unit for a switching unit, in particular for a circuit breaker
A contact slider unit is disclosed for a switching unit, in particular for a circuit breaker, having a contact slider and a contact piece. In an embodiment, the stabilising element preventing bridge rotation is arranged on the contact piece....

06/05/14 - 20140151206 - Electrical switching apparatus and movable contact arm assembly therefor
A movable contact arm assembly is provided for an electrical switching apparatus, such as a circuit breaker. The movable contact arm assembly includes a first member, and a second member attached to the first member. The first member is made from a first material, such as steel, and the second...

02/27/14 - 20140054146 - Driven machine tool, in particular an angle grinder or a straight grinder
The present invention relates to a driven machine tool, and in particular to an angle grinder or a straight grinder, and which includes a drive unit having a drive switch for switching the drive unit on and off, a housing in which the drive unit is at least partially received,...

10/17/13 - 20130270082 - Operating device
An operating device includes an operating portion that is in a neutral position in a non-operating state, a first force generating portion arranged in the operating portion to generate a first force, a moderating piece to receive the first force applied from the first force generating portion, a moderating portion...

08/22/13 - 20130213782 - Key and electronic device using same
An electronic device includes a housing and a key. The housing defines a mounting hole. The key is moveably connected to the housing, and includes a switch and a key cap engaging with the switch. The key cap comprises an operating component and an actuating component secured to the operating...

06/27/13 - 20130161166 - Power tool switching device
A power tool switching device, in particular for portable power tools, includes at least one switching unit having at least one movably mounted control element configured to actuate a mechanical, electrical and/or electronic switching element. The power tool switching device further includes at least one guide unit, which, upon an...

03/21/13 - 20130068598 - Slide switch device
In a slide switch device in which a tactile-feel generation portion generates a tactile feel when a slider is operated to slide via an operation knob, the tactile-feel generation portion includes cam portions formed at a back surface of a flat plate portion of the slider, coil springs held at...

02/21/13 - 20130043111 - Circuit breaker position sensing and health monitoring system
A circuit breaker includes a breaker housing, a stationary contact, a movable contact, an operating shaft, and a linear position sensor. The stationary contact is non-movably mounted within the breaker housing, and the movable contact is movably mounted within the breaker housing. The movable contact is coupled to receive an...

11/15/12 - 20120285805 - Apparatus for tripping an electrical switch
An apparatus for tripping an electrical switch is disclosed, which includes a selective tripping device and a power-saving mechanism. The electrical switch can be tripped by the selective tripping device by way of the power-saving mechanism....

09/13/12 - 20120228102 - Spring operated actuator for an electrical switching apparatus
A spring operated actuator for an electrical switching apparatus. It includes an opening spring, a closing spring and a damper for the closing. The damper is a rotary air damper with components that rotate relative to each other and has air as working medium for the dampening....

09/13/12 - 20120228103 - Spring operated actuator for an electrical switching apparatus
A spring operated actuator for an electrical switching apparatus. The actuator has a main shaft transmitting the actuation movement to the switching apparatus and has opening spring means and closing spring means. The opening spring means includes an opening torsion spring and the closing means includes a closing torsion spring....

07/26/12 - 20120186959 - Control assembly for locking touch screen of electronic device
A control assembly for an electronic device includes a housing, a control key, and an elastic member. The housing defines a groove. The control key is slidably positioned in the groove. The elastic member includes a plate portion and at least one elastic arm. The control key brings the elastic...

06/28/12 - 20120160645 - Switch for vehicles
A switch for vehicles, in particular of the type adapted to be actuated by a linkage or kinematic system of the vehicle, used for signaling an operating condition, includes: a body, electric terminals housed within the body, an actuation element at least partly movable within the body when subjected to...

06/21/12 - 20120152707 - Electrical device controller having a switch and a thumbwheel dimmer
An electrical device controller is provided for controlling power to a load. The controller includes a housing having an open face and a plate having a unitary aperture secured to the housing and disposed over the open face. The controller further includes an electrical power controller component positioned within the...

03/15/12 - 20120061218 - Keypad assembly and electronic device using the same
A keypad assembly includes a support member, a key switch, a rotation member, and a resilient member. The key switch is located on the support member and includes a triggering portion. The keycap is located opposite to the triggering portion. The rotation member is rotatably connected to the keycap. The...

02/23/12 - 20120043189 - Slide switch
A slide switch includes a housing, a plurality of fixed electrodes, and a slider. The housing includes a first face provided with an accommodating recessed part and a second face configured to be attached to an attaching board. The fixed electrodes are provided in the accommodating recessed part. Each of...

12/01/11 - 20110290626 - Switching device and instrument having the same
A manipulation knob is molded from a resin material and is manually depressible by a user. A switch is depressible through the manipulation knob to execute a corresponding switching operation when the manipulation knob is depressed by the user. The manipulation knob includes a resin spring portion, which is molded...

11/24/11 - 20110284350 - Electrical switch
An electrical switch has a casing, fixed and moving contacts, and an internal operator turning and moving the moving contact relative to the fixed contact for switching. The casing has an opening through which an engagement part of the operator is accessible from outside for engaging a pull chain to...

10/13/11 - 20110247924 - Key button mechanism and electronic device using the same
A key button structure for entering data in an electronic device comprises a first key element and a second key element. The second key element is retained to the first key element by a retaining mechanism. The second key element has a joint positioned at a side thereof opposite to...

09/22/11 - 20110226596 - Electric slide switch
An electric slide switch has at least two contact pins that are secured to a base plate. A contact element supported in sliding fashion is provided for electrically connecting two contact pins. According to the invention, the contact element is situated on a slider that is connected to an actuating...

09/22/11 - 20110226597 - Ultra-thin dynamically self-stabilizing elastic keyswitch
A keyboard containing a number of keys that contain dynamically stabilizing self-balancing keyswitches that are expandable and compressible. Each key includes a compressible-expandable elastic keyswitch, a rigid keyboard base, a mechanical actuator switch, and a printed circuit board. Each elastic keyswitch includes a rigid keytop, one or more thin elastic...

09/08/11 - 20110214971 - Electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus includes: an apparatus body which can house a battery; a lid member which is coupled to the apparatus body; an operating portion which is moved between an ON position where a power source supplied from the battery is turned ON, and an OFF position where the power...

06/23/11 - 20110147183 - Tripping assembly for switching device
A tripping assembly is provided for a switching device. The tripping assembly includes: a body part, a tripping axle configured to turn between a trip position and a tensioned position in relation to the body part; a tripping frame configured to turn between a trip position and a tensioned position...

04/28/11 - 20110094864 - Electrical control device
The subject of the present invention is an electric control or control-by-wire device comprising a control lever (11) that can be moved in a pivoting movement in a plane perpendicular to the lever in a position of rest, and that can be moved in a translational movement in a direction...

02/24/11 - 20110042193 - Control key assembly for electronic device
A control key assembly for an electronic device includes a housing and a control key. The housing forms a receiving portion defining an opening having two spaced-apart arms. The control key is received in the receiving portion. The control key includes a first hook and a second hook. The first...

12/09/10 - 20100307899 - Safety switch having a hold-closed function for positive opening of contact elements; and method for positive opening of contact elements of a safety switch with a locking function
The present invention, in at least one embodiment, relates to a safety switch with a hold-closed function, having a plunger element, which is held such that it can move, for positive opening and closing of contact elements, at least one locking element for locking and unlocking the plunger element, and...

11/11/10 - 20100282583 - Signaling device for circuit breaker and electrical apparatus comprising the signaling device
A signaling device having an electrical switch configured to generate an electrical signal indicating a transition of an associated circuit breaker from a first state to a second state. A movable body is pivotally mounted around a first axis (101) so as to interact with the actuating mechanism. A return...

06/24/10 - 20100155207 - Sliding key mechanism capable of being fastened tightly due to interference generated by elastic force and related electronic device
The sliding key mechanism includes a main body fixed inside a slot on a housing, a sliding actuator connected to a side of the main body for containing a sliding head of a sliding switch, a key portion connected to the other side of the main body for driving the...

06/17/10 - 20100147663 - Interface device
An interface device (15) is provided that includes an operating knob (30) for outputting an operation command signal to in-vehicle equipment, the operating knob (30) being provided with a palm rest portion (30a) for an occupant's palm to be placed on, and a switch (31) being disposed on the operating...

06/03/10 - 20100133079 - Data input device with enhanced tactile sensation
The invention relates to a data input device produced by means of a switch operated by a stem. A return spring enables the stem to return to a stable position. According to the invention, the device comprises a circular element that can be displaced roughly perpendicularly to the displacement of...

05/27/10 - 20100126837 - Key assembly and portable electronic device using the same
A key assembly comprises a base plate, two elastic elements and a key body. Each elastic element has a securing portion and two compressing portions protruding from two ends of the securing portion. The securing portions are latched to the base plate. The key body is slidably mounted to the...

12/31/09 - 20090321235 - Electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus that includes: a circuit board with a changeover switch; a housing having two surfaces extending in parallel and a side surface connecting edges of the two surfaces, holding the circuit board with a space between the circuit board and the housing and having an operation opening at...

12/31/09 - 20090321236 - Push switch and method of manufacturing the same
Provided is a push switch including: a tubular case; a slider which is supported by the tubular case to reciprocate and advance during a pushing operation; and biasing means for biasing the slider to retreat, wherein the slider upon retreating is automatically returned to a non-operation position by allowing a...

09/10/09 - 20090223795 - Key structure and electronic device having the key structure
A key structure includes a key body, a key portion disposed on the key body and installed inside a slot formed on a case of an electronic device in a movable manner, and an actuating portion disposed on the key body and synchronally movable with the key portion. The actuating...

06/25/09 - 20090159413 - Switchgear system
A circuit breaker with electrical contacts adapted to open or close thereby preventing or allowing respectively current to be supplied from one pair of an electrical system to a further part of the electrical system. The circuit breaker is provided with a storage device for storing data indicative of the...

06/18/09 - 20090152084 - Switch assembly for handheld power tool
The invention originates from a machine tool switching device, in particular for a machine tool (12) for sawing, with a first operational control element (14) having at least one switching function for switching the machine tool (12). It is proposed that the machine tool switching device have at least one...

04/16/09 - 20090095609 - Sliding contact switch
An electrical sliding contact switch having a housing in which a common contact body and at least one selective contact body having a contact surface are arranged. A sliding area including electrically insulating material is arranged adjacent to the contact area of the selective contact body. A contactor that is...

03/12/09 - 20090065338 - Circuit breaker for motor protection and/or line protection
A manually operated circuit breaker for motor protection and/or line protection includes a basic board including a switching mechanism, a contact device, and a main current path. The switching mechanism includes a switching apparatus and a breaker latching mechanism. The circuit breaker includes a manual actuating device disposed in a...