Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Glove box knee bolster assembly for vehicle and method of manufacturing










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #8118348.

A glove box and knee bolster assembly for a vehicle panel, such as an instrument panel, can include a storage bin, an energy absorbing panel, and a lid. The energy absorbing panel can include a rib wall, a first plurality of ribs, a second plurality of ribs, and a plurality of openings formed in at least one of the first plurality of ribs. The lid can include a plurality of hooks. The rear surface of the lid can be secured to the plurality of ribs by a weld. The weld can cooperate with the plurality of ribs and the rear surface to define a first load path that extends from the lid to the energy absorbing panel. The plurality of hooks can extend from the rear surface and pass through respective ones of the plurality of openings. The plurality of hooks can engage the at least one rib via the respective openings and cooperate with the at least one rib to define a second load path from the lid to the energy absorbing panel that is separate from the first load path.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Circuit arrangement for a piezo transformer, and method therefor
System and method for enhanced artificial bandwidth expansion
Methods of isolating bipotent hepatic progenitor cells
Particulate filter with hydrogen sulphide block function
Nanofibers containing latent reactive groups
Image forming apparatus and method
Carrying case
  Randomly Featured Patents
Method and apparatus for serial-to-parallel conversion of data based on sync recovery
Rope for heavy lifting applications
Assessing measures of glycemic variability
Combined garbage and recycling dual chamber container
Method for replacing defects in a memory and apparatus thereof
Basketball toaster
Parallel context adaptive binary arithmetic coding
Automatic coal stoker with increased sensible heat outflow
Production of aluminum compound
Timber preservative containing a copper compound