06087913 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 231 patents.

A rotary contact circuit breaker employs a crank to couple a switching mechanism to the rotary contact pole structure. The use of a crank allows for the mechanism and pole structure the individually optimized without effecting the performance of the other. In particular the crank allows for a mechanism that is able to achieve maximum torque delivery to the pole structure.

Title
Circuit breaker mechanism for a rotary contact system
Application Number
9/196706
Publication Number
6087913
Application Date
November 20, 1998
Publication Date
July 11, 2000
Inventor
Dave S Christensen
Sandy Hook
CT, US
Randall L Greenberg
Granby
CT, US
Roger N Castonguay
Terryville
CT, US
Agent
Dave S Christensen
Damian G Wasserbauer
Carl B Horton
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
H01H 75/00
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