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C Gregory Chen, Ping S Lee, Peter J Theisen, Slobodan Krstic: Hybrid D.C. power controller. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, December 13, 1983: US04420784 (57 worldwide citation)

A hybrid D.C. power controller of the relay/circuit breaker type that uses a hybrid arrangement of hard contacts (4) and power FET's (18, 20) in cooperative functional combination as the arc quenching means for 270 volt D.C. power systems in low atmospheric pressure environments such as at 80,000 fe ...


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James E Hansen, Richard G Smith: Dual voltage engine starter management system. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, October 25, 1983: US04412137 (46 worldwide citation)

A dual voltage engine starter system having a first battery pack (B) for supplying power to the system and a second battery pack (A) and contactors (SC,PC) for connecting the battery packs in series mode for cold weather starting or in parallel mode for warm weather starting, a pilot relay (SPR) for ...


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James E Hansen: Engine starter protective and control module and system. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, December 25, 1984: US04490620 (38 worldwide citation)

An engine starter protective and control module (PCM) and system having a 1/2 second start speed delay timer (DT) and a 30-second crank timer (CT) that are started when a start switch (SS) is closed to control a logic circuit (L) that operates a coil driver (CD) to energize the engine starter motor ...


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Barry J Rueckert: Current source inverter commutation-spike-voltage protection circuit including over-current and over-voltage protection. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, March 13, 1984: US04437133 (38 worldwide citation)

An adjustable-frequency three phase motor control system (2, CSI, M) is provided with a spike voltage clamp (SVC) to control the magnitude of voltage spikes generated during commutation of the current source inverter (CSI) thereby to protect the low voltage power devices (12a-c, 14a-c, SCRl-6) from ...


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Ralph F Bielinski, James R Jaeschke, Slobodan Krstic, Earl T Piber, Peter J Theisen: Solid state hybrid switch. Eaton Corporation, D A Rowe, W A Autio, February 10, 1987: US04642481 (33 worldwide citation)

A hybrid switch (2) having a solid state circuit (2a) including a thyristor (SCR) for closing and reopening a supply circuit (S,4,6) to a load (L) and contacts including an isolating contact (S1) for connecting power to and disconnecting power from the solid state circuit (2a), a control contact (S2 ...


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Michael A Damiano, Richard F Schmerda: AC/DC power MOSFET reversing H-drive system. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, October 7, 1986: US04616305 (33 worldwide citation)

A power MOSFET reversing H-drive system having a first pair of N-channel and P-channel MOSFETs (Q1,Q2) connected in series with a load (LD1,LD2) to a power supply source (T1) and a second like pair of N-channel and P-channel MOSFETs (Q3,Q4) connected in series with the load (LD1,LD2) to the source ( ...


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Michael A Damiano, Richard F Schmerda: DC or AC solid state switch with improved line-derived control circuit power supply. Eaton Corporation, D A Rowe, W A Autio, March 10, 1987: US04649302 (32 worldwide citation)

A solid state switch (SS) for controlling a load (1) supplied from either an alternating current (AC) or a direct current (DC) power supply line (L1, L2) having a pair of solid state devices (FET1, FET2) for controlling energization of the load and a common control circuit (CC) therefore which inclu ...


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Michael A Damiano, Dale L Gass, Dennis M Kramer, Richard F Schmerda: Solid state power controller with overload protection. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, December 2, 1986: US04626954 (30 worldwide citation)

A power controller with overload protection having an alternating current source (AC) connected through power lines (L1, L2) and a pair of power switching devices (FET1, FET2) and a current sensor resistance shunt (SH) in series to a load (LD). A line-derived control power supply circuit (LDS) is co ...


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Josef Brifman, M Frank Chacon, Richard F Schmerda, Frank E Smith: Remote control circuit breaker system with on-off-tripped-problem status storage and indication. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, December 3, 1985: US04556882 (29 worldwide citation)

A remote control circuit breaker and contactor system having at least one I/O circuit functioning as an interface between a central processing unit and a plurality of up to 32 devices such as remote circuit breakers for each I/O circuit, each remote circuit breaker having an individual electronic ci ...


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Walter L Rutchik, Werner B Halbeck, James H Bigelow: Minimum size, integral, A.C. overload current sensing, remote power controller. Eaton Corporation, C H Grace, W A Autio, June 24, 1986: US04597025 (24 worldwide citation)

An A.C. overload current sensing, remote power controller of minimum size and weight and integral construction. Current rate sensing wound toroids are used that are small enough to fit around the line terminal studs without having to enlarge the prior insulator space available therein. The electroni ...