Patent Number: 6,166,909

Title: Switch box for a vehicle

Abstract: A switch box for a vehicle has a substrate, an electricity distribution bus bar mounted on the substrate and at least one intelligent power switch mounted on the bus bar. To provide good heat dispersal from the switch, the bus bar is mounted to be upstanding from the substrate with its side surfaces extending away from the substrate. The intelligent power switch is mounted on one side surface of the bus bar. The bus bar may be shaped so as to lie against at least two sides of the intelligent power switch.

Inventors: Sumida; Tatsuya (Yokkaichi, JP)

Assignee: Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.

International Classification: B60R 16/02 (20060101); H05K 007/20 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017