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1. (WO2018099175) BREATHING STRUCTURE OF VEHICLE AND ITS ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/099175    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2017/103736
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60R 19/02
B60R 19/24
Applicants: COMPAGNIE PLASTIC OMNIUM
YANFENG PLASTIC OMNIUM AUTOMOTIVE EXTERIOR SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
Inventors: GUI, Xiaogang
Title: BREATHING STRUCTURE OF VEHICLE AND ITS ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
Disclosed is a breathing structure of a vehicle for absorbing and controlling the deformation of the vehicle bumper caused by temperature variations, which comprises: a bracket (5) provided with at least one snap (51) and/or at least one stopper (52), and a flange (6) provided with at least one snap slot (61) and/or at least one contraction part (62). The bracket (5) and the flange (6) are also configured to be engaged each other, wherein the snap (51) and the snap slot (61) are configured to be engaged with each other, and once engaged a clearance (d) is set between a snapping surface (E) of the snap (51) and a snapping surface (F) of the snap slot (61); and wherein the stopper (52) and the contraction part (62) are configured to be engaged with each other, and once engaged a clearance is set between the stopper (52) and the contraction part (62). In addition, a corresponding bumper assembly is also provided. The structure can ensure that the surface alignment difference between the bumper (2) and the vehicle body parts, for example a headlight, which can be controlled within a reasonable tolerance range, so as to guarantee aesthetic appearance of vehicle.