Patent Number: 6,253,410

Title: Wiper arm assembly for a vehicle windshield wiper device

Abstract: A wiper arm assembly for the windshield wiper of a vehicle. The wiper arm assembly includes a wiper arm and a wiper blade pivotably engaged. The wiper arm is affixed to a wiper shaft. The wiper blade includes a carrier frame for holding and guiding a rubbery elastic wiper strip. The wiper arm assembly also includes an additional support element rigidly joined to the wiper arm, spaced apart from a pivot axis between the wiper arm and the wiper blade. The additional support element engages the wiper blade on the wiper strip and supports the wiper blade in the wiping direction and counter to the wiping direction.

Inventors: Fink; Andreas (Grossbottwar, DE)

Assignee: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.

International Classification: B60S 1/38 (20060101); B60S 1/32 (20060101); B60S 001/32 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018