Patent Number: 6,296,296

Title: Door trim panel with integrated defrost duct and substructure

Abstract: A door trim panel (10) is disclosed which has an integrated defrost duct (12) and substructure (14) for supporting the arm rest area (16). The panel including the duct and substructure are created in the same mold, eliminating the need for separate molds, a fastening system and assembly time to assemble a separate duct substructure panel.

Inventors: Sekishiro; Daryl J. (Lewisville, TX), Huntley; Robert I. (Grand Junction, CO)

Assignee: Paccar INC

International Classification: B60H 1/24 (20060101); B60J 5/04 (20060101); B60R 13/02 (20060101); B60J 005/00 (); B60J 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018