Device for detachably linking a wiper blade with a driven wiper arm

  • US 7,937,798 B2
  • Filed: 05/12/2010
  • Issued: 05/10/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/26/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A wiper blade assembly to be connected to an end portion of a wiper arm, said wiper blade assembly comprising:

  • a wiper strip intended to wipe a windscreen;

    an elongate support element supporting said wiper strip along said wiper strip;

    a blade support element connected to said elongate support element over only a portion of said elongate support element, wherein said wiper strip is connected to said elongate support element over said portion of said elongate element that is connected to said blade support element;

    a connecting element pivotably mounted on the blade support element;

    wherein said connecting element defines a receiving portion shaped to receive a first part of the end portion of the wiper arm at a first location on the connecting element, and a securing portion shaped to secure a second part of the end portion of the wiper arm to the connecting element at a second location on the connecting element,wherein the connecting element is configured such that, in a preassembly position when the receiving portion first receives said first part of the end portion of the wiper arm, the connecting element and the end portion of the wiper arm form an oblique angle at said first location, andwherein the connecting element is further configured such that, after the first part of the end portion of the wiper arm is received by the receiving portion, the end portion of the wiper arm and the connecting element can pivot with respect to each other about the first location until said securing portion secures the second part of the end portion of the wiper arm.

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