Elastomeric switch

- Staco Switch, Inc.

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Description

FIG. 1 shows a top perspective view of our new design for an elastomeric switch.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the switch looking from the under side thereof, opposite from that shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a front elevation view thereof, the rear, right and lefts sides being identical thereto.

FIG. 4 shows a top plan view of the switch; and,

FIG. 5 shows a bottom view looking upwardly at the switch.

Referenced Cited

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Other references

  • Switch Engineering Handbook By John R. Mason; Chapter 11--Conductive Rubber Switches, pp. 11.1-11.29, 1993.

Patent History

Patent number: D409151
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 21, 1997
Date of Patent: May 4, 1999
Assignee: Staco Switch, Inc. (Costa Mesa, CA)
Inventors: John W. Berger (Laguna Niguel, CA), Ted L. Nichols (Mission Viejo, CA), Andry Kertatama (Montebello, CA), James F. Gust (Temecula, CA)
Primary Examiner: Alan P. Douglas
Assistant Examiner: Lavone D. Tabor
Attorneys: George F. Bethel, Patience K. Bethel
Application Number: 0/78,343

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: Switch Or Casing Therefor (18) (D13/158)
International Classification: 1303;