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Number: 335/171
Name: Electricity: magnetically operated switches, magnets, and electromagnets > Electromagnetically actuated switches > Latching means > Including spring-biasing or energy-storage means
Description: Subject matter wherein the latching structure includes spring or other energy storing means whereby the latch is biased to either operative or inoperative condition.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
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8471654 Circuit protection device and flux shifter for a circuit protection device Jun. 25, 2013
8420968 Switching mechanism capable of indicating contacts status and mold cased circuit breaker having the same mechanism Apr. 16, 2013
8390405 Circuit breaker Mar. 5, 2013
8264306 Movable contactor assembly for current limiting type molded case circuit breaker Sep. 11, 2012
8169282 Switch and electronic device May. 1, 2012
8143980 Switching device Mar. 27, 2012
7696447 Electrical switching apparatus and stored energy assembly therefor Apr. 13, 2010
7598468 Electrical switching apparatus, and stored energy assembly and time delay mechanism therefor Oct. 6, 2009
7595710 Maglatch mechanism for use in lighting control pod Sep. 29, 2009
7411145 Motor operator de-coupling system sensing camshaft position Aug. 12, 2008
7268652 Cradle assembly with opening assist mechanism and electrical switching apparatus employing the same Sep. 11, 2007
7170375 Permanent-magnet ground fault circuit interrupter plug and its permanent-magnet mechanism therein Jan. 30, 2007
7132912 Moving contact unit for a contact arrangement in a circuit breaker Nov. 7, 2006
6975191 Resettable switching device Dec. 13, 2005
6917006 Spring-driven mechanism for rectilinear displacement circuit breaker Jul. 12, 2005
6677842 Load disconnecting switch especially for use in motor vehicles Jan. 13, 2004
6667675 Adjustable magnetic trip assembly for circuit breaker Dec. 23, 2003
6628185 Blade assembly for a circuit breaker Sep. 30, 2003
6348847 Control device for breaker Feb. 19, 2002
6218918 Electro-mechanical latch relay Apr. 17, 2001
5933065 Control and signalling device for protective switching apparatus Aug. 3, 1999
5931289 Circuit breaker with quick closing mechanism Aug. 3, 1999
5909161 Intermediate latch for a molded case circuit breaker Jun. 1, 1999
5886603 Electrically controlled tripping mechanism Mar. 23, 1999
5508487 High voltage circuit interrupting device operating mechanism including trip latch assembly Apr. 16, 1996
5369384 Power circuit breaker with a breaker mechanism and a breaker mechanism for a power circuit breaker Nov. 29, 1994
5224590 Circuit interrupter having improved operating mechanism Jul. 6, 1993
5004875 Stored energy contact operating mechanism Apr. 2, 1991
5003139 Circuit breaker and auxiliary device therefor Mar. 26, 1991
RE32793 Latching solenoid mechanism Nov. 29, 1988
4742200 Actuating device for a low-voltage circuit breaker with a ratchet wheel May. 3, 1988
4740770 Operating mechanism for a low voltage electrical circuit breaker Apr. 26, 1988
4713508 Circuit breaker operating mechanism equipped with a stored energy system having removable and replaceable closing spring mechanisms Dec. 15, 1987
4677406 Protective switching apparatus Jun. 30, 1987
4623860 Latching solenoid mechanism Nov. 18, 1986
4553115 Molded case circuit breaker with single solenoid operator for rectilinear handle movement Nov. 12, 1985
4524339 Contact control arrangement for high amperage molded case circuit breaker Jun. 18, 1985
4494096 Latching solenoid Jan. 15, 1985
4472698 Device for releasing the movable contacts of contactors adapted for limiting short circuit currents Sep. 18, 1984
4459573 High power pulse operated relay Jul. 10, 1984
4386330 High power pulse operated relay May. 31, 1983
4336516 Circuit breaker with stored energy toggle-lock structure Jun. 22, 1982
4259651 Current limiting circuit interrupter with improved operating mechanism Mar. 31, 1981

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