Patent Number: 6,332,370

Title: Evaluation device for evaluating mist generation in a vehicle lighting device

Abstract: An evaluation device for evaluating mist generation in a light chamber of a vehicle lighting device capable of obtaining a highly accurate result by a bench test. The evaluation device includes a partition wall that partitions a space outside of the lighting device into a front space and a rear space. Further, there is provided a rear space environment setting mechanism for setting the rear space at an environment different from that of the front space. Thus, even if the lighting device is not incorporated into a true vehicle, it is possible to make evaluations of mist generation while the environment in the space outside of the lighting device is maintained so as to be similar to that in a true vehicle.

Inventors: Fukai; Shingo (Shizuoka, JP)

Assignee: Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G01M 11/06 (20060101); G01N 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018