US 9,809,138 B2
Seat device and front cover
Hirofumi Fuwa, Saitama (JP); Yusuke Ogata, Saitama (JP); Sugiaki Yamazato, Saitama (JP); Muneatsu Minato, Saitama (JP); Masakazu Koganei, Kanagawa (JP); and Toshinari Mitsumoto, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to TACHI-S CO., LTD., Akishima-shi, Tokyo (JP); HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP); and JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, Holland, MI (US)
Filed by TACHI-S CO., LTD., Akishima-shi, Tokyo (JP); HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Minato-ku, Tokyo (JP); and JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, Holland, MI (US)
Filed on Oct. 27, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/335,434.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-210788 (JP), filed on Oct. 27, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0113585 A1, Apr. 27, 2017
Int. Cl. B60N 2/58 (2006.01); B60N 2/70 (2006.01)
CPC B60N 2/5825 (2013.01) [B60N 2/7094 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A seat device comprising:
a seat part on which an occupant is seated;
a support part for supporting the seat part; and
a front cover made of soft material, which is fitted between a front part of the seat part and the support part,
wherein the front cover includes:
a seat connection end part joined with the front part of the seat part,
a detachable first fixture attached to an end of the front cover opposite to the seat connection end part for attachment to the support part,
an elastic member having one end disposed between the seat connection end part and the first fixture, and
a detachable second fixture attached to the other end of the elastic member for attachment to a seat lower surface as a lower surface of the seat part.