|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||264/046.5 ; 264/046.6 ; 264/276 ; 425/812|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 13 인용 특허 : 12|
A vehicle interior trim component, such as a glove compartment or console door, and its method of fabrication includes an outer flexible shell having a peripheral contoured return flap captured within a peripheral gap provided between insert and backing panels of the component. Foam is injected into a space between the outer shell and insert panel and any gases and excess foam are allowed to escape from the foam space into an adjacent overflow chamber in a controlled manner through the gap while the return flap seals the assembly against external leakage...
[ We claim:] [1.] A method of making a vehicle interior trim component comprising the steps of:preparing a shell of flexible material having a peripheral return flap;preparing an insert panel having inner and outer sides and a peripheral edge;positioning the shell in spaced relation over the inner side of the insert and extending the shell return flap around the edge and to the outer side of the insert to envelop a foam space between the shell and the insert panel;joining a backing panel to the insert panel to provide an overflow chamber between the pane...