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Title: Glove box on vehicular instrument panel

Abstract

A glove box for the upper surface of an automobile dashboard whereby it may be positioned close to the driver. The glove box lid is pivotally supported by arms extending down either side to swing forwardly for opening. A hook is pivotally support adjacent an arm and weighted to swing into engagement with the arm to prevent opening of the lid during abrupt deceleration. A toggle spring assists in maintaining the lid in either the open or closed position.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Saitama, JP
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865662
Patent Number(s):
4552399
Assignee:
Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Tokyo, JP)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E05 - LOCKS E05B - LOCKS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
glove; box; vehicular; instrument; panel; upper; surface; automobile; dashboard; whereby; positioned; close; driver; lid; pivotally; supported; arms; extending; swing; forwardly; hook; support; adjacent; arm; weighted; engagement; prevent; abrupt; deceleration; toggle; spring; assists; maintaining; closed; position; pivotally supported; glove box; upper surface; closed position; instrument panel; /296/292/

Citation Formats

Atarashi, Kazuya. Glove box on vehicular instrument panel. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Atarashi, Kazuya. Glove box on vehicular instrument panel. United States.
Atarashi, Kazuya. Tue . "Glove box on vehicular instrument panel". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865662.
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title = {Glove box on vehicular instrument panel},
author = {Atarashi, Kazuya},
abstractNote = {A glove box for the upper surface of an automobile dashboard whereby it may be positioned close to the driver. The glove box lid is pivotally supported by arms extending down either side to swing forwardly for opening. A hook is pivotally support adjacent an arm and weighted to swing into engagement with the arm to prevent opening of the lid during abrupt deceleration. A toggle spring assists in maintaining the lid in either the open or closed position.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {1}
}

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