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Inventor:
Grimes; John A.
Address:
Dover, NH
No. of patents:
11
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6196612 Storable exterior seat for a vehicle March 6, 2001
An automotive seat assembly (10, 10') including a platform (18, 18') supported on an automotive vehicle (12, 12'). The platform (18, 18') is movable through a storage compartment opening (22, 22') in an exterior shell (14, 14') of the vehicle (12, 12') between an interior stowed posi
5921610 Adjustable resting surfaces for automotive interior trim July 13, 1999
An arm rest (18, 20, 22) is mounted for vertical adjustment relative to the door panel (14) or center console (16). The arm rest is operably connected to an air spring bladder (32, 46, 54) or an adjustable mechanical mechanism (72). The bladder is controlled by a pump (40) and switch (41
5816645 Adjustable resting surfaces for automotive interior trim October 6, 1998
An arm rest (18, 20, 22) is mounted for vertical adjustment relative to the door panel (14) or center console (16). The arm rest is operably connected to an air spring bladder (32, 46, 54) or an adjustable mechanical mechanism (72). The bladder is controlled by a pump (40) and switch (41
5462482 Automobile door having interior trim panel with air flow control opening October 31, 1995
An automobile door having an interior trim panel with air flow control openings at a bottom edge thereof. The air flow control openings direct outside air entering the normal drain holes in the door onto the floor of the passenger compartment to thereby prevent this air from entering the
5448028 Armrest electrical switch arrangement with soft interior trim panel September 5, 1995
The soft interior trim panel (52) includes a substrate (54), a foam layer (56) and a flexible skin (58). An electrical switch (60) is supported by the trim panel (52) adjacent to the flexible skin (58). A contoured area (62) and indicia (64) indicate the location of a switch (60) under t
5173228 Method for forming a 360 degree skin handle December 22, 1992
A method for forming a 360 degree integral skin handle in a thermoplastic part for use in automotive trim products includes the steps of forming a mold with a partial recess closed by a removable plug and thereafter selectively directing heat from a first source through the mold and from
5125815 Apparatus for forming a 360 degree skin handle June 30, 1992
An apparatus for practicing a method for forming a 360 degree integral skin handle in a thermoplastic part for use in automotive trim products. The apparatus includes a mold with a recess therein and a plug being supported on the mold for movement into a position for closing the tube sur
5120104 Integral cover for armrest attachment opening June 9, 1992
A cover for an armrest access opening to the mounting or attachment apparatus for the armrest, wherein the cover is formed of the same vinyl skin which covers the armrest and is integral therewith. The cover is a vinyl skin flap connected by a living hinge to an edge of the vinyl skin
5040335 Inner panel assembly with integral energy absorber August 20, 1991
An inner door panel assembly for a vehicle door is adapted to be connected to an outer door panel to form a space therebetween for a window and a window regulator; the inner door panel assembly is an all plastic composite assembly including an inner covering on the inner surface of a
5037687 Method and apparatus for forming a 360 degree skin handle August 6, 1991
A method for forming a 360 degree integral skin handle in a thermoplastic part for use in automotive trim products includes the steps of forming a mold with a prtial recess closed by a removable plug and thereafter selectively directing heat from a first source through the mold and from
4869543 Automotive armrest September 26, 1989
An armrest for a door of an automotive vehicle, including a molded shell having a substantially flat top wall portion, an interior shelf portion parallel to the flat top wall portion, a plurality of vertical ribs supporting the shelf portion, and a plurality of abutment ribs intermed










 
 
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