Wiper blade

  • US 8,272,096 B2
  • Filed: 03/16/2006
  • Issued: 09/25/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/2005
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. Wiper blade (10) constructed of a rubber profiled element (48) comprised of a wiper lip (50) and at least one support element (46) connectable to a wiper arm by a fixing element (14) and a connection element (22), wherein the fixing element (14) has a covering cap (16) and the connection element (22) fastened to the wiper arm secures the wiper blade (10) via a clip (52) transverse to a pivoting axis (20) by an end (54) of the clip (52) that is bent towards the wiper blade (10), characterized in that the covering cap (16) features an opening (34) for the bent end (54) of the clip (52) in a covering wall (38) of the cap (16) facing away from and being on a side of the pivoting axis (20) opposite the rubber profiled element (48) in a region of the connection element (22), the covering wall (38) extending in a direction of the pivoting axis (20), the opening being defined in a portion of the covering wall (38) on a side of a plane of symmetry of the wiper lip (50) opposite the wiper arm, the opening (34) being defined by a wall extending about and completely enclosing its perimeter, the clip only partially overlapping in a direction of the pivoting axis (20) the covering cap (16) in the mounted position.

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