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Simple Interlocking of Die Cut Heat Expansion Material to Attachment Clip

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000225847D
Publication Date: 2013-Mar-08
Document File: 1 page(s) / 50K

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Related People

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.: OWNER

Abstract

A holder having a lower clip and a pair of side clips which attach to slots in a heat expanding material, the expanding material being held in a direction parallel to a clip insertion direction of the holder to a vehicle structure.

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Title of Invention

Simple Interlocking of Die Cut Heat Expansion Material to Attachment Clip

Description of Invention

    The present invention relates to a holder for a heat activated expanding material that is inserted in a vehicle structure. The holder holds the expanding material parallel to the direction in which a clip portion of the holder is inserted into the vehicle structure. The holder utilizes a bottom clip member with a lip and two side clip members that press outwards from the main body of the holder, each having a lip. The expanding material has a slot to receive the lip on the bottom clip member, and a pair of slots to receive the two side clip members.

Unique Features

1. A holder having a lower clip and a pair of side clips which attach to slots in a heat expanding material, the expanding material being held in a direction parallel to a clip insertion direction of the holder to a vehicle structure.

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