Patent Number: 7,611,257

Title: Lighting fixture closing mechanism

Abstract: The invention relates to a lighting unit, in particular a lighting fixture for ceilings and/or walls comprising a coupled housing frame (2) and a functional frame (3) which is pivotally mounted with respect to the housing frame. A closing device is provided between the housing and functional frames and consists of a specially shaped wire spring (4) which interacts with the rest reception area (10) of the functional frame (3) and comprises a spring leg (8) interacting with the functional frame (3) in a predefined pivoting area under a preload effect.

Inventors: Engel; Hartmut S. (71634 Ludwigsburg, DE)

Assignee: Engel; Hartmut S.

International Classification: F21S 8/02 (20060101); F21V 21/04 (20060101); F21V 21/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017