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Class Information
Number: 200/502
Name: Electricity: circuit makers and breakers > Solid contact
Description: Subject matter wherein an electrical circuit si completed by the physical engagement and disengagement of two solid conductive elements (i.e., contacts) to form a complete switch.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
200/509 Bimodal (e.g., single stroke make/break-no make on return) 12
200/508 Both contacts are moved 13
200/504 Coaxial switch 48
200/511 Compressible elastomer 114
200/505 Hand held squeeze actuated switch 55
200/506 Interposed nonconductor 36
200/512 Membrane type 689
200/518 Plural actuators operate single switch 26
200/519 Push and/or pull with 3 or more positions 21
200/520 Push button operated 244
200/537 Reciprocating actuator 36
200/553 Rocking actuator (e.g., rocker, lever) 233
200/503 Rolamite-type 13
200/564 Rotating actuator (e.g., dial) 126
200/507 Screw used as moving contact 18

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8587565 Position indicator, variable capacitor and input device Nov. 19, 2013
8569643 Electrical switches and methods Oct. 29, 2013
8503169 Appliance control panel Aug. 6, 2013
8451591 Appliance control panel May. 28, 2013
7650725 Floor access panel with electrical grounding device Jan. 26, 2010
6501039 Remote trip mechanism of a switch device Dec. 31, 2002
6445570 Automatically operating interlock assembly requiring an electrical cabinet to be closed before connection of the equipment Sep. 3, 2002
6316740 Protected configuration switch Nov. 13, 2001
5587567 Push button panel for an elevator Dec. 24, 1996
4675485 Handgrip having dead-man-switch action for construction equipment Jun. 23, 1987
4660033 Animation system for walk-around costumes Apr. 21, 1987
4654492 Switch drive Mar. 31, 1987
4550234 Vacuum circuit breaker with two switching tubes connected in series for each pole Oct. 29, 1985
4524255 Control device and method of operating such Jun. 18, 1985
4519474 Safety beading May. 28, 1985
4146766 Actuating mechanisms for vacuum interrupters Mar. 27, 1979
4126344 Compressive bumper assembly Nov. 21, 1978
4064688 Touch sensitive electrode assembly for solid state wristwatches Dec. 27, 1977
4064383 Vacuum circuit breaker with improved means for limiting overtravel of movable contact at end of opening stroke Dec. 20, 1977

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