Patent Number: 6,396,382

Title: Thermally actuated control device

Abstract: A micro miniature solid state mechanical switch device operated by thermalenergy for the control of thermal and electrical energy is shown. A gap inan energy path is bridged by an energy conductor that is mechanicallymoved into and out of operative position with the gap in the energy path.

Inventors: Ross; Steven J. (Evanston, IL)


International Classification: H01H 1/00 (20060101); H01H 37/48 (20060101); H01H 37/00 (20060101); H01H 037/48 (); H01H 037/46 ()

Expiration Date: 05/28/2014