Patent Number: 8,872,373

Title: Switching device, starting device, and method for an electromagnetic switching device

Abstract: A switching device has an electromagnetic switching element and a controller, the switching element including two coils on one core which act on a shared armature. In order to implement an operation of the armature to be activatable as rapidly and simply as possible with low power consumption, the controller is designed to have a switch in the current path of the coil in each case to activate each coil.

Inventors: Rentschler; Simon (Chang sha, CN), Sakthivadivel; Duraisamy (Tiruppurldt, IN), Schueler; Harald (Backnang, DE), Hartmann; Sven (Stuttgart, DE), Gross; Juergen (Stuttgart, DE), Tumback; Stefan (Stuttgart, DE)

Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH

International Classification: F02N 11/08 (20060101); H02P 9/04 (20060101); H01H 67/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00