Patent Number: 6,296,416

Title: Vibration damper, in particular for vehicle steering wheels

Abstract: A device for eliminating vibrations in motor vehicles, more particularly vibrations occurring in the steering wheel rim, includes a fastening plate and a vibratory body which is elastically connected to the fastening plate. An element is provided for limiting the amplitudes of vibration of the vibratory body, this element being coated with a vibration-damping material and being able to abut at a counter clement. The counter element is provided with a rough surface in a region of contact with the element.

Inventors: Oreans; Derk (Stockstadt, DE), Kehle; Reinhold (Blankenbach, DE), Nawratil; Gunter (Pornbach, DE)

Assignee: TRW Automotive Safety Systems GmbH & Co. KG

International Classification: B62D 1/06 (20060101); F16D 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018