Wiper blade for the glass surfaces of motor vehicles with an elongated, spring-elastic support element

CAFC
  • US 6,675,434 B1
  • Filed: 02/16/2001
  • Issued: 01/13/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/23/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A wiper blade (10) for windows or other glass of motor vehicles, having an elongated, spring-elastic support element (16), on whose side toward the window or glass an elongated, rubber-elastic wiper strip (20) that can be placed against the window or glass is located parallel to the longitudinal axis, and on the side of the support element remote from the window or glass, in the middle portion of the support element, a device for attaching a driven wiper arm is disposed, the two ends of the wiper blade (10) each being covered by a respective termination part (26) in the region of the support element (16), characterized in that the termination part (26) has a base body (28), located on the side of the support element (16) remote from the window (18) and bracing itself on the wiper blade (16, 20), which base body is provided with hook-like extensions (30 or 330) that cross the support element (16) on both of its long sides and engage the side of the support element (16) toward the window from behind;

  • that at least one detent shoulder (36 or 132) pointing toward the other end portion is disposed on each of the two end portions of the support element, and a counterpart shoulder (38 or 134) present on the termination part (26 or 126) is associated with the detent shoulder; and

    that at least one of the two shoulders (36, 132, 38, 134) and/or at least one of the two extensions (30) is elastically deflectable.

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