US 9,812,230 B2
Sheath member
Masashi Tsukamoto, Shizuoka (JP); Masataka Yamamoto, Shizuoka (JP); and Yasusada Oishi, Shizuoka (JP)
Assigned to YAZAKI CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Jan. 29, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/10,092.
Application 15/010,092 is a continuation of application No. PCT/JP2014/072482, filed on Aug. 27, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 2013-177046 (JP), filed on Aug. 28, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0148721 A1, May 26, 2016
Int. Cl. H01B 7/17 (2006.01); H02G 3/04 (2006.01); B29C 45/14 (2006.01)
CPC H01B 7/17 (2013.01) [B29C 45/14221 (2013.01); B29C 45/14549 (2013.01); H02G 3/0406 (2013.01); H02G 3/0468 (2013.01); B29C 45/14467 (2013.01); B29C 2045/14229 (2013.01)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A sheath member comprising:
a cylindrical and flexible main body being configured to accommodate an electric wire, the main body including a corrugated tube that has an outer peripheral side with a plurality of alternating convex sections and concave sections; and
a deformation restricting portion engaging at least one of the convex sections and at least one of the concave sections on the outer peripheral side of the corrugated tube, and the deformation restricting portion extending over a predetermined shape maintaining range along a longitudinal direction of the main body such that the main body is maintained in a desired routing shape,
wherein the main body comprises a first body portion and a second body portion that are formed as separate pieces, and
wherein the deformation restricting portion extends to bridge the first body portion and the second body portion.