Patent Number: 6,166,341

Title: Dual cross edge contacts for low energy switches

Abstract: A low energy switch contact design uses a flat spring moveable contact with contact portions made from the sides of the spring bent ninety degrees from the main spring body so as to make point contact with a stationary contact edge located either above or below the moveable contact. The spring is preferably bifurcated for redundancy of contact.

Inventors: Dawson; Arthur Wayne (Freeport, IL)

Assignee: Honeywell INC

International Classification: H01H 1/12 (20060101); H01H 1/14 (20060101); H01H 9/30 (20060101); H01H 9/40 (20060101); H01H 001/06 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017