Patent Number: 8,507,073

Title: Exterior parts

Abstract: An exterior part (200) includes (a) a structure color generation portion (210) having a minute shape (structure color generation region (211)) formed therein, light in a visible light range being produced from the minute shape by a physical phenomenon such as interference or diffraction with the incidence of light, and (b) a resin portion (220) that is made of resin having a light transmitting property and serves as the outer surface of a product, (c) the structure color generation portion (210) and the resin portion (220) are formed by molding, and (d) the structure color generation portion (210) is made of resin different from the resin of the resin portion (220), and covered with the resin portion (220).

Inventors: Nishikawa; Yukio (Osaka, JP), Takahashi; Masayuki (Osaka, JP)

Assignee: Panasonic Corporation

International Classification: B32B 3/00 (20060101); B32B 1/00 (20060101); G02B 5/18 (20060101); G03H 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-08-13 0:00:00