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1. (WO2018059848) METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE WIPING USE OF A WIPER BLADE, AND WIPER SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/059848    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/071525
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60S 1/38
Applicants: VALEO SYSTÈMES D'ESSUYAGE
Inventors: BILLIAUWS, Stijn
COQUET, Damien
JOMARD, Olivier
POTON, Eric
Title: METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE WIPING USE OF A WIPER BLADE, AND WIPER SYSTEM
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for determining the wiping use of a wiper blade (14) pertaining to a wiper system (10) used to wipe a window pane (12) of a motor vehicle, with a view to replacing said wiper blade once it exceeds a determined wear threshold, the wiper blade carrier (16) being movable between a position of use, called a service position, and a maintenance position, said method being characterised in that it successively comprises: a step a) of acquiring at least one data element representing the presence of the wiper blade (14) in the maintenance position; a step b) of determining the replacement of the wiper blade with a new wiper blade; and a step (c) of estimating the wiping use of the new wiper blade.