A relay includes two stators each having a fixed contact, and a movable element having movable contacts. Each of the stators includes a stator proximity plate portion adjacent to the movable element, and the movable element includes a movable element proximity plate portion adjacent to the stators. A direction of current flowing in the stator …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Akikazu Uchida
Assignees (initial): Anden Co., Ltd. (Anjo, JP)
Agents: Posz Law Group, PLC (attorney)

The application was examined by Mohamad Musleh (USPTO dept. 2837)


  • 1. A relay comprising: …
  • 2. The relay according to claim 1 , …
  • 3. The relay according to claim 1 , …

International priority data

JP: 2012-138539 / Jun. 20, 2012 (national)
JP: 2011-157315 / Jul. 18, 2011 (national)

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Brief Description of the Drawings

Additional objects and advantages of the present disclosure will be more readily apparent from the following detailed description when taken together with the accompanying drawings. In the drawings: FIG. 1 is a cross-sectional …


Cross Reference to Related Applications

The present application is based on and claims priority to Japanese Patent Application No. 2011-157315 filed on Jul. 18, 2011, and No. 2012-138539 filed on Jun. 20, 2012, the contents …

Detailed Description

Before describing embodiments of the present disclosure, difficulties which the inventor of the present application found will be described below. In a conventional relay, in contact portions of movable contacts …

First Embodiment

FIG. 1 is a cross-sectional view showing a relay according to a first embodiment of the present disclosure, which corresponds to a cross-sectional view of the relay taken along a line …

More details about Relay

Miscellaneous patent data

The exemplary patent drawings are Cross-sectional view showing a relay, Cross-sectional view showing the relay, Plan view of a movable, Relay, the published applicant's name is Akikazu Uchida, the invention details are shown in 48 figures, the invention description is illustrated by 20 drawings, the patent was granted on Sep. 23, 2014, the agent's company name is Posz Law Group, PLC, the known inventor's name is Akikazu Uchida, categorized under Magnetic or electrodynamic force as a primary classification, claims 1-7 comprise the invention scope, developed by Akikazu Uchida, similar documents are classified under relatively movable conductors, characterised by contact space venting means, plural reciprocating armatures aligned or rigidly connected, diverse-type actuating means, Magnetic plug type, Details, Two or more separate fusible members in parallel, having wipers movable only in one direction for purpose of selection, holding armature in attracted position, e.g. when initial energising circuit is interrupted, for maintaining armature in attracted position, e.g. with reduced energising current, gas-filled discharge tube, Electrothermal mechanisms, Frequency-responsive type, Operating parts, reset action requiring replacement or reconditioning of a fusible or explosive part, dash-pots, the examination was conducted by Mohamad Musleh, the main examiner (2837 USPTO department), the invention is named Relay, the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, the application number is 13/547,097 (U.S.), the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner, the application was published on Jul. 12, 2012, the grant publication number is 08841979, particularly claims a relay comprising: two…, the assignee location is Anjo (JP); its company is Anden Co., Ltd.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under using blow-out magnet, Armature is movable between two limit positions of rest and is moved in one direction due to energisation of an electromagnet and after the electromagnet is de-energised is returned by energy stored during the movement in the first direction, e.g. by using a spring, by using a permanent magnet, by gravity, By reciprocating armature, by magnetic force, Magnetic or electrodynamic force, Electrodynamically actuated, Contact arrangements, Mechanisms for operating contacts, Electrodynamic relays, i.e. relays in which the interaction is between two current-carrying conductors, Relays using the dynamo-electric effect, i.e. relays in which contacts are opened or closed due to relative movement of current-carrying conductor and magnetic field caused by force of interaction between them. The designated search classifications include Electrodynamically actuated, with electrodynamic opening, Magnetic or electrodynamic force, By reciprocating armature.

Patent details
Publication number 08841979
Publication date Sep. 23, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/547,097
Application date Jul. 12, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 335/195
Total number of claims 7
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 20
Number of figures 48
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