Patent Number: 8,719,995

Title: Windscreen wiper device

Abstract: A windscreen wiper device comprising an elastic, elongated carrier element, as well as an elongated wiper blade of a flexible material, which can be placed in abutment with a windscreen to be wiped, which wiper blade includes opposing longitudinal grooves on its longitudinal sides, in which grooves spaced-apart longitudinal strips of the carrier element are disposed, wherein neighboring ends of the longitudinal strips are interconnected by a respective connecting piece, which windscreen wiper device comprises a connecting device for an oscillating wiper arm, with the special feature that an end wall of at least one connecting piece comprises an opening, wherein a part of the wiper blade permanently extends through the opening and beyond the connecting piece, and wherein the part of the wiper blade is reinforced.

Inventors: Boland; Xavier (Arlon, BE)

Assignee: Federal-Mogul S.A.

International Classification: B60S 1/40 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018