Windscreen wiper device

  • US 8,347,449 B2
  • Filed: 07/28/2009
  • Issued: 01/08/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/08/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A windscreen wiper device comprising:

  • a flexible, elongated carrier element;

    an elongated wiper blade of a flexible material, which can be placed in abutment with a windscreen to be wiped, said wiper blade extending between longitudinally opposite ends and including opposing longitudinal grooves formed on longitudinal sides thereof, said carrier element including spaced-apart longitudinal strips disposed in said grooves and interconnected by a respective connecting piece at opposite neighboring ends of said strips;

    a connecting device for an oscillating wiper arm attached to said carrier element; and

    a spoiler formed as a separate element from that of said wiper blade;

    said spoiler including two subspoilers constructed from separate pieces of material from one another, each of said subspoilers being disposed on opposite sides of said connecting device, wherein each subspoiler extends substantially from said connecting device substantially to a respective one of said connecting pieces, and wherein each subspoiler is connected to said longitudinal strips of said carrier element and is detachable therefrom independent of the attachment of said connecting device to said carrier element.

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