Bumper assembly

Christophe Bastien (Inventor), Stephen Faithfull (Inventor), Mitchel John Haberfield (Inventor)

    Research output: Patent


    A vehicle bumper assembly 10 comprising a hoop-like support 11 having a central aperture (19 Fig 2) surrounded by an upper beam (15) and lower beam (16) connected by outer portions (17 and 18), a resilient shell 12, and an undertray 13. The shell 12 is shaped to the support 11 and its lower portion 41 is backed by foam material (14) mounted on the lower beam (16) and its upper portion (42 Fig 4) is collapsible onto the upper beam (15). The undertray (13) and foam backed lower portion 41 provide spaced supports for the lower leg of a pedestrian.

    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberGB2380715
    IPCB60R 19/18
    Priority date6/10/01
    Filing date24/09/02
    Publication statusPublished - 16 Apr 2003


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