US 9,809,201 B2
Windscreen wiper
Denis Thebault, Clermont Ferrand (FR); Xavier Bousset, Mezel (FR); Giuseppe Grasso, Le Breuil sur Couze (FR); and Gérald Caillot, Cernay la Ville (FR)
Assigned to Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage, Le Mesnil Saint Denis (FR)
Filed by Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage, Le Mesnil Saint Denis (FR)
Filed on Jun. 18, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/308,218.
Claims priority of application No. 13 55806 (FR), filed on Jun. 19, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2014/0373299 A1, Dec. 25, 2014
Int. Cl. B60S 1/38 (2006.01)
CPC B60S 1/3877 (2013.01) [B60S 1/3808 (2013.01); B60S 1/3848 (2013.01); B60S 1/3881 (2013.01); B60S 1/381 (2013.01); B60S 2001/382 (2013.01); B60S 2001/3812 (2013.01)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A support fitting for a windscreen wiper, the fitting comprising:
a body elongated in a longitudinal direction, the body comprising first means for receiving a bending vertebra, the first means defining an upper receptacle, and second means which define an open lower receptacle for receipt of an upper heel for fitting of a wiping blade of the wiper; and
lateral fins for retaining a deflector of the wiper, each of the fins comprising a securing harpoon for cooperating with a complementary harpoon provided on a branch of the deflector,
wherein the second means comprise two L-shaped longitudinal hooks with a direction of extension that is substantially parallel to the longitudinal direction, wherein the second means comprise first recesses which facilitate the bending of the vertebra,
wherein each securing harpoon comprises an upper wall, which is substantially perpendicular to a lower wall of the securing harpoon,
wherein the first means comprises sidewalls,
wherein each sidewall comprises an upper wall and a lower wall, the upper wall being directly connected to the lower wall, the sidewalls being directly connected to each other by a base wall, the upper wall defining a free end of the sidewall, the upper wall being substantially perpendicular to the lower wall and substantially parallel to the base wall, and the upper walls being spaced apart from each other by an open space in a lateral direction which is perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, each longitudinal hook comprising an upper wall and a lower wall, the upper wall of the hook being directly connected to the lower wall of the hook, the lower wall of the hook being substantially perpendicular to the upper wall of the hook and substantially parallel to the base wall, the lower walls of the hooks being spaced apart from each other by an open space in the lateral direction, and
wherein the entirety of each sidewall is above the base wall, the entirety of each hook is below the base wall, and the entirety of each securing harpoon is below the base wall.