Patents by Inventor Heinz Kleine

Heinz Kleine has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5045655
    Abstract: An electrical command or information device housing of the type adapted to be affixed to an assembly plate through a substantially circular bore hole thereof which selectively includes or excludes a radially inwardly opening keyhole slot or notch includes a rib which projects radially outwardly from the housing and is adapted to be received in the keyhole slot. The rig has high shear resistance in a direction substantially tangential to the housing, but includes at least one notch for effecting relatively low force break off of the rib upon the application of radial or axial forces thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 3, 1991
    Assignee: Square D Company (Deutschland) GmbH
    Inventors: Bernd Ludwig, Heinz Kleine
  • Patent number: 4697223
    Abstract: An apparatus for selective installation of electrical components such as signal lights, switching devices, transformers and the like, includes a mounting housing, a plurality of mounting elements each being formed with two flexible webs arranged opposite each other, the webs of two joining elements slidably fitting each other and the mating surfaces of the webs being provided with flexible dowel connections in the form of a projection on one web and a corresponding recess on the adjoining web; the elements are connectable by resilient split pins to bores on a common rail which receives the electrical components; the housing is provided with upwardly directed hollow dowels connected to spacer sockets and each accommodating a catch spring formed with a detent; the common rail is inserted with its bores onto the dowels until the detents engage the upper surface of the rail and the latter rests on the spacer sockets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 1987
    Date of Patent: September 29, 1987
    Inventors: Heinz Grunst, Heinz Kleine
  • Patent number: 4616117
    Abstract: A double pole switching device has a plunger which is longitudinally movable in a housing against a spring force and has at least one contact bridge provided with a movable contact switch to operate with immovable contacts, and an element is provided for forcibly opening of adhering or welded contacts and includes a U-shaped bracket with a connecting web located between the contact bridge and a contact pressure spring and two legs cooperating with stepped extensions in the housing so that the bracket and the contact bridge over a first part of the stroke of the plunger are forcibly taken along, and the legs of the bracket over a further part of the stroke are spread outwardly and release the plunger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 1985
    Date of Patent: October 7, 1986
    Assignee: Square D Starkstrom GmbH
    Inventor: Heinz Kleine
  • Patent number: 4578549
    Abstract: In a switching device for an end snap-action switch which includes a support, a displaceable actuating push rod and contact bridges two double-armed pivotable levers are connected to the support to move the contact bridges in two opposite directions within a housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 1984
    Date of Patent: March 25, 1986
    Assignee: Square D Starkstrom GmbH
    Inventors: Heinz Grunst, Heinz Kleine