Search International and National Patent Collections

1. (WO2018200125) REDUCED ARC WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/200125    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/025364
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 31 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B60S 1/34
B60S 1/42
Applicants: SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC.
Inventors: SHEPHERD, Richard
Title: REDUCED ARC WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE
Abstract:
A windshield wiper system (100) includes a pivoting wiper arm (110); a wiper blade (120) for wiping a surface (102); and a connector assembly (128) coupling the pivoting wiper arm (110) to the wiper blade (120), the connector assembly (128) comprising a gear drive (130) including at least one drive gear (132) and at least one positioning cog (136), wherein the gear drive (130) rotates the wiper blade (120) based on an angular position of the pivoting wiper arm (110) such that an arc of a motion path (320) of the wiper blade (120) is reduced.