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Title:
INSTRUMENT PANEL
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2002187459
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To simplify assembly of an instrument panel and reduce a mold cost.

This instrument panel is provided with a frame structure 1 which is fixed to a vehicle, a trim structure 2 which is detachably/attachably mounted on this frame structure 1 and faces on a living space inside of a cabin, and a vent duct 34 which guides air from a vent outlet 17 of an air conditioning unit 9 for an automobile housed in an air conditioning unit housing space 6 formed in the frame structure 1 to the living space. In the instrument panel, the frame structure 1 comprises a frame structure main body 4 and a vent duct case part 5 which is integrally formed with this frame structure main body 4 and comprises one part of the vent duct 34. A partition wall 7 for separating an air guide passage 8 of the vent duct case part 5 from the air conditioning unit housing space 6 is inclined to a mold release direction (in the longitudinal direction BB of a vehicle). When the trim structure 2 is mounted on the frame structure 1, the vent duct 34 is formed with the vent duct case part 5 and the trim structure 2.


Inventors:
FUJIMOTO MASAYUKI
Application Number:
JP2000385032A
Publication Date:
July 02, 2002
Filing Date:
December 19, 2000
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ZEXEL VALEO CLIMATE CONTR CORP
International Classes:
B62D25/08; B60H1/00; B60H1/34; B60K37/00; B60R13/02; (IPC1-7): B60K37/00; B60H1/00; B60H1/34; B60R13/02; B62D25/08
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Osamu Kiuchi