06232859 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 232 patents.

A molded case circuit breaker assembly using auxiliary switches to perform indication and control functions. The circuit breaker assembly having at least one pole comprising a stationary and a moveable contact where the moveable contact is connected to a moveable contact arm which is activated by a spring mechanism. The spring mechanism is affixed to an operating handle. A trip device, housed in a mid-cover of the molded case, separates the stationary and moveable contacts when a fault is sensed. The mid-cover comprises at least one auxiliary switch compartment, where a single auxiliary switch compartment is capable of housing multiple compatible auxiliary switches.

Title
Auxiliary switch mounting configuration for use in a molded case circuit breaker
Application Number
9/525571
Publication Number
6232859 (B1)
Application Date
March 15, 2000
Publication Date
May 15, 2001
Inventor
Francesco DeVizzi
Milan
US
James Rosen
West Hartford
CT, US
Roger N Castonguay
Terryville
CT, US
Dave S Christensen
Harwinton
CT, US
Agent
Cantor Colburn
US
Agent
Carl B Horton
US
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
H01H 67/02
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