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1. (WO2018129071) VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPONENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/129071    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/012225
Publication Date: Fri Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jan 04 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B32B 27/06
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/20
Applicants: SHANGHAI YANFENG JINQIAO AUTOMOTIVE TRIM SYSTEMS CO. LTD.
Inventors: HANSEN, Scott Allen
PRICE, James Bradley
STANLEY, Karl Robert
Title: VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPONENT
Abstract:
A vehicle interior component is disclosed. The component may comprise a decorative layer coupled or laminated to a base and coupled to a cover. The decorative layer may comprise a laminate of natural material. The cover may comprise a nonplanar inner layer and a nonplanar outer layer comprising glass or plastic. An adhesive may couple the decorative layer to the cover and transmit light from the cover to the decorative layer. The inner layer may comprise ink, paint, a foil, or a film to prevent visibility of the decorative layer. The inner layer may allow illumination to pass from a display to the outer layer. The inner layer may comprise an electrical circuit, a sensor, a capacitive switch, or a capacitive switch sensor. The cover may comprise an opening to expose the decorative layer. The decorative layer and cover may provide visual effects that together provide a composite visual effect.