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Number: 200/291
Name: Electricity: circuit makers and breakers > Electric switch details > Contact > Detent
Description: Subject matter, wherein a moving contact has detent means which is adapted for stopping and releasing the contact relative to its rigid support. An example of the detent means is a ball, carried by the contact or by the contact mounting, which is spring-biased into a slot in the rigid support.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6600115 Switching device Jul. 29, 2003
6392174 Printed circuit board with fixed contacts of switch formed thereon and switch using same May. 21, 2002
6011224 DIP switch with wire contacts Jan. 4, 2000
5570777 Circuit board mounted switch assembly Nov. 5, 1996
5345372 Switchable light fixture Sep. 6, 1994
5111011 Mirror control slide switch for automotive vehicles May. 5, 1992
5086200 Molded printed circuit for rotary switches Feb. 4, 1992
5045654 Switch assembly Sep. 3, 1991
5039830 Device for manual control by driving a rotating button Aug. 13, 1991
4885434 Automotive headlight, push-pull, rotary switch system Dec. 5, 1989
4804862 Electro mechanical switch having remotely controlled off position Feb. 14, 1989
4766278 Sealed toggle action electrical switches Aug. 23, 1988
4739138 Rotary electrical switch Apr. 19, 1988
4737602 Slidable contact switch for card module Apr. 12, 1988
4710600 Detent mechanism for sliding electric parts Dec. 1, 1987
4670630 Machine insertable DIP switch Jun. 2, 1987
4668849 Detent mechanism for sliding electric parts May. 26, 1987
4667068 Control mechanisms for automotive heating and air conditioning systems May. 19, 1987
4592144 Molded scroller saw lock button spring Jun. 3, 1986
4590344 Machine insertable DIP switch May. 20, 1986
4491703 Detenting and contact registration system for a linear dip switch Jan. 1, 1985
4483589 Indexing mechanism for rotatable nosepiece of a microscope Nov. 20, 1984
4480159 Sub-miniature three position switch with built-in lever lock Oct. 30, 1984
4475020 Slide switch operating device Oct. 2, 1984
4418252 Key switch assembly Nov. 29, 1983
4400597 Axial cam rotary switch Aug. 23, 1983
4354069 Slide switch Oct. 12, 1982
4326110 Preprogrammed slide switch assembly Apr. 20, 1982
4267412 Electrical switch May. 12, 1981
4206334 Rotatable electrical contact component with detent Jun. 3, 1980
4206325 Electrical switch Jun. 3, 1980
4196324 Rotary switch Apr. 1, 1980
4191867 Miniature switches Mar. 4, 1980
4182939 Miniature switches Jan. 8, 1980
4172972 Low cost miniature caseless slide-action electric switch having stiffened base member Oct. 30, 1979
4145586 Electric switches Mar. 20, 1979
4144429 Manually operated electrical switch Mar. 13, 1979
4132874 Electrical switch Jan. 2, 1979
4092508 Modular electrical control station with switch detent means May. 30, 1978
4080518 Multi-mode switch assembly and electrical outlet Mar. 21, 1978
4075442 Miniature slide switch assembly having flexible detent on movable actuator or fixed housing Feb. 21, 1978
4054861 Pulsing type hall effect rotary switch Oct. 18, 1977
4034178 Rotary switch housing having integral flexible detenting walls and rotor mounting structure Jul. 5, 1977
4032730 Rotary switch having a stator with a conductive matrix Jun. 28, 1977
3996432 Key controlled alarm activating system Dec. 7, 1976
3986410 Indexing mechanism Oct. 19, 1976
3947391 Electrical slide switch Mar. 30, 1976
3944761 Rotary switch Mar. 16, 1976











 
 
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