Patent Number: 8,507,831

Title: Heater for an automotive vehicle and method of forming same

Abstract: There is disclosed a heater for an automotive vehicle or other article of manufacture. The heater typically includes a first conductive medium and a second conductive medium disposed upon a carrier. In a preferred embodiment, the first conductive medium includes a first section and a second section that are electrically connected by a second conductive medium. The second conductive medium preferably exhibits a positive thermal coefficient.

Inventors: Howick; Shaun Calvin (Tecumseh, CA), Bajic; Goran (Windsor, CA)

Assignee: W.E.T. Automotive Systems AG

International Classification: H05B 1/00 (20060101); H05B 3/00 (20060101); H05B 11/00 (20060101)

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