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1. (WO2017202876) A HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/202876    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/062476
Publication Date: Fri Dec 01 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed May 24 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H05K 5/00
H05K 5/02
Applicants: AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB
KARSZT, Norbert
HETZEL, Sebastian
Inventors: KARSZT, Norbert
HETZEL, Sebastian
Title: A HOUSING FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
Abstract:
A housing for electronic components within a vehicle, the housing comprising: a main compartment adapted to house one or more electronic components; and a venting arrangement to allow a gas flow path between an interior of the main compartment and the exterior of the main compartment, wherein the venting arrangement comprises: a shield portion positioned on the exterior of the main compartment and defining a flow pathway having first and second apertures at respective first and second ends thereof, at which the flow pathway is in communication with the atmosphere; and a communication passage extending between the interior of the main compartment and the flow pathway, and joining the flow pathway at a position between the first and second ends thereof, wherein the communication passage meets the flow pathway at a point which is nearer to the first end than the second end.