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Class Information
Number: 200/402
Name: Electricity: circuit makers and breakers > Snap
Description: Subject matter comprising a switch having a moveable contact and an actuator, and wherein the contact is quickly or abruptly moved independently of the actuator during actuation.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
200/405 Double snap 25
200/404 Magnetic snap 35
200/403 Mercury snap 0
200/468 Single snap 16

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8264459 Noise attenuation in and for computer mice Sep. 11, 2012
8237523 Relay with snap action spring Aug. 7, 2012
8080756 Magnetic snap action switch Dec. 20, 2011
7414214 Contact arrangement for a relay Aug. 19, 2008
7148438 Toggle action lever Dec. 12, 2006
7098416 Reverse-action auxiliary switch actuator mechanism and circuit breaker employing the same Aug. 29, 2006
7081593 Quiet snap action switch Jul. 25, 2006
7019241 Energy-autonomous electromechanical wireless switch Mar. 28, 2006
6998555 Miniswitch Feb. 14, 2006
6919523 Electrical switch Jul. 19, 2005
6847000 Negative rate snap-acting switch apparatus and method Jan. 25, 2005
6800825 Switch device Oct. 5, 2004
6504116 Switch Jan. 7, 2003
6384356 Switch with snap-action closure May. 7, 2002
5584383 Operating mechanism for circuit breaker Dec. 17, 1996
5278373 Current limiting circuit breaker Jan. 11, 1994
5017747 Microswitch May. 21, 1991
4967043 Absorbing overtravel in sequential switching Oct. 30, 1990
4904832 Microswitch Feb. 27, 1990
4587389 Snap action timer switch assembly May. 6, 1986
4567339 Cam operated control device of an electrical switch Jan. 28, 1986
4504706 Rotary pulse switch Mar. 12, 1985
4117280 Miniature switches Sep. 26, 1978
4081632 Cam operated switch having wavy spring contact assembly abutting stop or fixed contact thereby storing kinetic energy prior to subsequent engagement with a fixed contact assembly Mar. 28, 1978

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