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US7370851: Damping system of a glove box

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Kwang-Seob Shin ·
Assignee(s) Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd. ·
Attorney/Agent(s) Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. ·
Primary Examiner Melanie Torres ·
Application Number US11024414
Filing date 12/30/2004
Issue date 05/13/2008
Prior Publication Data
Predicted expiration date 12/30/2024
U.S. Classifications 267/69  · 267/137  · 267/226  ·
International Classifications F16F100  ·
Kind CodeB2
Foreign Priority KR1020040042082 - 06/09/2004 ·
3 Claims, 4 Drawings


Abstract

A damping system of a glove box using a damper and a wire. The damper is attached to the glove box. An end of the wire is fixed to a fastener on a lower panel. Thereby, when a field problem occurs, the damper is mounted and demounted with ease.

Independent Claims | See all claims (3)

  1. 1. A damping system of a glove box, comprising: a damper provided with a piston therein; a wire connected to the piston, the wire having one end configured to be ring-shaped; and a pulley is configured to be attached to the side of the glove box to guide the wire for movement, wherein the ring-shaped end of the wire is configured to be fixed to a fastener of a lower panel, the damper is configured to place a wire hole provided at one end of the damper nearer toward a passenger than the fastener when the glove box is closed, and the lower panel, at a portion where the wire is fixed, is configured to face and be accessible through an opening of the glove box when the glove box is opened, wherein the fastener includes: a nut fastenable to the lower panel; and a fastening bolt threadly connectable with the nut, wherein the nut includes an upper nut locatable on an upper portion of the lower panel and a lower nut locatable on a lower portion of the lower panel which are screwed together, wherein a direction of threading on an inner circumferential surface of the upper nut and an outer circumferential surface of the lower nut is opposite to that threaded on an inner circumferential surface of the lower nut and an outer circumferential surface of the fastening bolt, wherein the fastening bolt has a head facing toward and accessible through the opening of the glove box when the glove box is opened, and wherein the pulley has a groove in which the wire is guided, and is provided at a position spaced from the damper and nearer toward the passenger than the wire hole when the glove box is closed.

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Foreign Patent Documents

Document NumberAssigneesInventorsIssue/Pub Date
KR1998025961Aug 1998
KR1998025961*Aug 1998
* cited by examiner

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