FIXED WINDOW ASSEMBLY FOR A VEHICLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME
The subject invention includes a fixed window assembly for a vehicle comprising a fixed glass, a trim portion having a polymeric base and a decorative member bonded to the polymeric base. An encapsulation is coupled to the fixed glass and the polymeric base to mount the trim portion in a spaced and adjacent position relative to the fixed glass. A method of manufacturing is also provided using first and second molding apparatuses. Polymeric material is injected into a first mold cavity of the first molding apparatus to form the polymeric base bonded to the decorative member. Polymeric material is injected into a second mold cavity of the second molding apparatus to form the encapsulation coupled to the fixed glass and simultaneously coupled to the polymeric base to mount the trim portion in an adjacent position to the fixed glass.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 12-18-2016
Publication date: 06-20-2018
Applicant: HENNIGES AUTOMOTIVE SEALING SYSTEMS NORTH AMERICA INC, US
Inventor: GRÜTER ACHIM, DE ; HUSEK PETR, CZ ; SLAVIK DANIEL, CZ
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