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1. (WO2018141540) HORN ACTUATION UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/141540    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/050950
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 17 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B60Q 5/00
B60R 21/2165
Applicants: TRW AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY SYSTEMS GMBH
Inventors: BACHMANN, Stefan
Title: HORN ACTUATION UNIT
Abstract:
The invention relates to a horn actuation unit, in particular for a vehicle steering wheel fitted with an airbag module, comprising a first electrical horn contact group and a second electrical horn contact group, each having at least two contact elements that are electrically connected via a connection element, wherein the horn contact groups can be moved relative to one another along an actuation direction in such a way that at least two associated contact elements of the first and second horn contact group can contact in order to close a horn circuit, and wherein the connection element of the first horn contact group and/or the second horn contact group is formed by a shaped sheet metal part and is oriented in parallel to the actuation direction, in particular upright in relation to a base plane of a carrier of the horn actuation unit.