US Patent No. 9,992,877

MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR A LIGHTING APPARATUS FOR A VEHICLE


Patent No. 9,992,877
Issue Date June 05, 2018
Title Manufacturing Method For A Lighting Apparatus For A Vehicle
Inventorship Jaehong Kim, Suwon-si (KR)
Young Sub Oh, Suwon-si (KR)
Bock Cheol Lee, Suwon-si (KR)
Dong Gon Kang, Suwon-si (KR)
Assignee Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul (KR) Kia Motors Corporation, Seoul (KR) Hyun...

Claim of US Patent No. 9,992,877

1. A manufacturing method for a lighting apparatus for a vehicle comprising:mounting at least one lighting source to a flexible printed circuit board of which a reflective portion is adhesive to an upper surface of the flexible printed circuit board;
fixing the printed circuit board to a suction table;
holding a boundary frame on the suction table for the printed circuit board inserted therein;
supplying melted resin within the boundary frame for the at least one lighting source to be immersed within the resin; and
hardening the resin,
wherein the at least one lighting source is plural,
wherein the plurality of lighting sources includes:
a first lighting source and a second lighting source which are disposed apart from each other and of which each lighting surface faces the same direction;
a third lighting source of which a lighting surface faces toward between the first lighting source and the second lighting source, and
wherein the first lighting source, the third lighting source and the second lighting sources are arranged alternatively along the flexible printed circuit board.