JP2002347518A - Assembly structure of mirror device for vehicle - Google Patents

Assembly structure of mirror device for vehicle

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JP2002347518A
JP2002347518A JP2001154509A JP2001154509A JP2002347518A JP 2002347518 A JP2002347518 A JP 2002347518A JP 2001154509 A JP2001154509 A JP 2001154509A JP 2001154509 A JP2001154509 A JP 2001154509A JP 2002347518 A JP2002347518 A JP 2002347518A
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Hidekazu Hayakawa
英一 早川
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Tokai Rika Co Ltd
株式会社東海理化電機製作所
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To contrive to reduce a stress load to a mirror visor, to reduce the number of parts, to reduce the number of steps, and to simplify an assembly work. SOLUTION: A pair of locking pieces 40 on the side of a visor rim 28 is subjected to elastic deformation to be brought into contact with and locked in a first linking section 42 of a mirror frame 20. Next, a locking piece 46 on the side of a visor cover 34 is subjected to elastic deformation to be brought into contact with and locked in a second linking section 48. A mirror visor 36 is configured which covers the rear side of a mirror 12. An engagement piece 52 on the side of the visor cover 34 is brought into contact with and engaged with both pieces of 40A and 40A of the pair of locking pieces 40 on the side of the visor rim 28 through the first linking section 42 to prevent the pair of locking pieces 40 on the side of the visor rim 28 from causing an anti- engagement deformation. At the same time, an elastic piece 54 on the side of the visor rim 28 is brought into contact with and engaged with a locking piece 46 on the side of the visor cover 34 through the second linking section 48 to prevent the locking piece 46 on the side of the visor cover 34 from causing the an anti-engagement deformation.

Description

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to an assembling structure of a vehicle mirror device, for example, an automobile door mirror device.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art A mirror device for a vehicle, for example, a door mirror device for an automobile has a mirror for visually confirming the rear of the vehicle, and is mounted outside a front door through a door mirror stay. The angle of the mirror can be adjusted by a mirror adjustment mechanism, and the mirror can be tilted by a storage mechanism.

[0003] With respect to such a door mirror device, recently, a visor cover for covering the rear side of the mirror is provided on the basis of a mirror, a mirror frame equipped with a mirror adjusting mechanism and a storage mechanism.
A structure that can be assembled and assembled has been proposed.

That is, the mirror visor is divided into two parts by a visor rim and a visor cover. The visor rim covers the mirror side of the mirror frame so as to expose the mirror, and the visor cover covers the mirror side opposite to the mirror frame. The visor rim is fastened to the mirror frame with four screws, and the visor cover is fastened to the mirror frame with three separately prepared fasteners (clips).
The visor rim and the visor cover are assembled.

The mirror frame is made of metal, and the visor rim and the visor cover are made of synthetic resin. In particular, fastening using screws may apply excessive stress to the visor. In addition, a separate fastening component is required, and a tool therefor is required, which hinders simplification of the operation.

[0006]

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION It is an object of the present invention to provide an assembling structure of a vehicle mirror device for reducing a stress load on a mirror visor, reducing the number of parts, reducing the number of steps, and facilitating an assembling operation. With the goal.

[0007]

According to a first aspect of the present invention, there is provided an assembling structure of a mirror device for a vehicle according to the present invention, wherein a mirror frame which is mounted on a vehicle and which holds a mirror facing the one surface side, A visor rim that exposes the mirror and faces the one surface side of the mirror frame, and a visor cover that faces the other surface side of the mirror frame and forms a mirror visor that accommodates the mirror frame and covers the rear side of the mirror together with the visor rim. A first communication portion formed on the mirror frame and communicating with both sides thereof; and an assembling movement of the visor rim toward the mirror frame, which is integrally formed inside the visor rim to extend toward the mirror frame. As a result, the visor rim is elastically deformed in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction and is abutted and locked on the first communication portion, so that the visor rim is not assembled to the mirror frame. A locking piece on the visor rim side, a second communication portion formed on the mirror frame and communicating with both sides thereof, and a mirror portion of the visor cover formed integrally with the inside of the visor cover toward the mirror frame. By the assembling movement toward the frame, it is elastically deformed in a direction perpendicular to the extending direction and is abutted and locked to the second communication portion, so that the visor cover-side locking piece for mounting the visor cover to the mirror frame is provided. And the visor rim and the visor rim side locking piece are formed integrally with the visor cover through the first communication portion so as to prevent the visor rim side locking piece from being counter-locked and deformed by the assembling movement of the visor rim and the visor cover. A stopper piece on the visor cover side to be abutted and engaged with the visor rim, and a locking piece on the visor cover side by the assembly movement of the visor cover and the visor rim. The visor cover side of the locking piece in order to prevent Hankakaritome deformation, the visor rim side of the blocking piece to be engaged abutting engagement via a second connecting portion, and wherein the configuration with.

According to a second aspect of the present invention, in the structure of the first aspect, one of the visor rim and the visor cover is mounted earlier than the other. The locking piece on one side is separated from and opposed to each other, and is constituted by a pair of locking pieces whose separation direction is the direction of the anti-locking deformation. The stop piece on one preceding side is elastically deformed for the deformation required for locking the subsequent locking piece on the other side. And the elastic piece that allows the deformation required for the locking.

According to a third aspect of the present invention, there is provided an assembling structure of the vehicle mirror device according to the second aspect, wherein the preceding one is a visor rim and the other is a visor cover. I do.

According to the above configuration, for example, the assembling can be performed as follows.

First, a mirror frame is set on, for example, a reference jig.

Next, the visor rim is mounted and moved toward the mirror frame. Along with this, the locking piece on the visor rim side is elastically deformed in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction of the locking piece and is abutted and locked to the first communication portion of the mirror frame. Thus, the visor rim is assembled to the mirror frame.

Next, the visor cover is mounted and moved toward the mirror frame. Accordingly, the locking piece on the visor cover side is elastically deformed in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction of the locking piece and is abutted and locked to the second communication portion. Thus, the visor cover is assembled to the mirror frame.

The mirror visor that accommodates the mirror frame and covers the rear side of the mirror is formed by assembling the visor rim and the visor cover.

According to the mounting movement of the visor rim and the visor cover, the blocking piece on the visor cover side is brought into contact with the locking piece on the visor rim through the first communication portion, and the locking piece on the visor rim side is counter-locked. Deformation (deformation required to release the locking piece) is prevented. At the same time, the blocking piece on the visor rim side abuts and engages with the locking piece on the visor cover side through the second communication portion, and the anti-locking deformation of the locking piece on the visor cover side (deformation required for releasing the locking of the locking piece). Will be blocked.

As a result, the visor rim and the visor cover are securely attached to the mirror frame. In addition, each locking piece, each blocking piece is formed integrally with the visor rim and the visor cover, without preparing separate parts and tools,
Even if the visor rim and the visor cover are made of synthetic resin, no excessive stress is applied to them.

As a result, the stress load on the mirror visor can be reduced, the number of parts can be reduced, the number of steps can be reduced, and the assembling operation can be simplified.

Although it has been described that the mounting of the visor rim precedes the mounting of the visor cover, the invention described in claim 1 is not limited thereto, and may be reversed or simultaneous.

In the invention according to claim 2, the visor rim,
One of the visor covers is assembled first, and the third aspect of the invention is configured such that the preceding one is a visor rim.

According to the third aspect of the present invention, one of the leading visor rims is a visor rim, and the locking pair as the locking piece on the visor rim side is moved between the two pieces of the locking pair by the assembling movement of the visor rim. It is abutted and locked to the second communication portion with elastic deformation in a direction to narrow the gap. The distance between the two pieces of the locking pair fluctuates during the locking operation of the locking pair, but when the visor cover is assembled, the locking operation of the locking pair has already been completed. The distance between the stop pieces does not vary as described above. Therefore, the fitting piece as the blocking piece on the visor cover side is easily fitted and fitted between the two pieces of the locking pair piece by the assembling movement of the visor cover. The fitting piece is press-fitted, for example, between the two pieces of the locking pair piece.

According to the elastic piece as the blocking piece on the visor rim side, the deformation when the locking piece on the visor cover side is elastically deformed and abuts on the mirror frame is allowed by the elastic deformation of the elastic piece. There is no obstruction due to the mounting of the visor cover after the mounting of the visor rim.

The same operation and effect can be obtained with a configuration in which the visor cover is assembled first. However, the invention according to claim 3 in which the visor rim is assembled first is effective in the following points.

If it becomes necessary to remove the visor rim and the visor cover after the assembly, the elastic piece may be elastically deformed so that the locking piece can be anti-locked. For that purpose, it is necessary to abut on the elastic piece. The portion of the visor rim corresponding to the back of the mirror is normally hidden by the mirror. At that portion, a portion that can contact the elastic piece can be formed. By removing the mirror, the work of contacting the elastic piece can be performed, and the appearance design of the mirror visor is not affected at all.

[0024]

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS An assembly structure of an automobile door mirror device according to one embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.

As shown in FIG. 2, the door mirror device 10 of the automobile includes a mirror 12 for visually confirming the rear of the vehicle, and is attached to the outside of the front door 14 via the door mirror stay 14. In the figure, the arrow WO indicates outward in the vehicle width direction, and the arrow F indicates forward of the vehicle.

As shown in FIG. 3, the angle of the mirror 12 can be adjusted by a mirror adjusting mechanism 16, and the storage mechanism 1 can be adjusted.
8 makes it possible to fall down. Mirror surface adjustment mechanism 1
6. The storage mechanism 18 is mounted on the mirror frame 20. The mirror frame 20 has a substantially rectangular plate shape made of metal,
A flange portion 22 is provided around the periphery. Mirror frame 20
On one side, a mirror surface adjustment mechanism 16 is located on the left side in FIG. 3, and a storage mechanism 18 is located on the right side. Mirror surface adjustment mechanism 1
The mirror 12 is detachably connected to and held by the driving unit 24 of FIG. The storage mechanism 18 includes a driving unit 26 that is supported by the door mirror stay 14.

A visor rim 28 is mounted on one side of the mirror frame 20. The visor rim 28 has a container shape with the mirror frame 20 side opened. A recess 30 is formed on the bottom outer surface of the visor rim 28, and an opening 32 is formed in the center of the recess 30. The mirror 12 and the drive unit 24 of the mirror adjusting mechanism 16 are connected through the opening 32, and the mirror is exposed and arranged in the recess 30.

A visor cover 34 is attached to the other surface of the mirror frame 20. The visor cover 34 is formed in a container shape with the mirror frame 20 side opened, and forms a mirror visor 36 together with the visor rim 28. When both are assembled, the two open ends are aligned, the mirror frame 20 is housed inside, and the rear side of the mirror 12 is covered. A semicircular opening is formed at each open end of the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 so that a circular opening is formed by matching the two open ends and the opening is used for projecting the drive unit 26 of the storage mechanism 18. Notches 38 are formed, respectively.

Both the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 are made of synthetic resin, for example, ABS resin (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene resin).

As shown in FIG. 4, inside the visor rim 28, a locking pair piece 4 forming a locking piece on the visor rim 28 side is provided.
0 is provided. The locking pair 40 is attached to the visor rim 28.
Are provided at a total of three places in portions corresponding to the recesses 30. Each of the portions is formed of a pair of pieces 40A, 40A extending toward the mirror frame 20 and facing apart from each other.

First rectangular communicating portions 42 communicating with both sides of the mirror frame 20 are formed in the flange portion 22 of the mirror frame 20 at three locations corresponding to the three locking pairs 40. I have.

A protrusion 44 is formed on the extended end of each of the two pieces 40A, 40A of the locking pair piece 40, on the separated side. As shown in FIG. 5, the visor rim 28 is
When the assembling movement is performed toward the
Pressed with 2. Thereby, both pieces 40 of locking pair piece 40
A and 40A are bent so as to narrow the space between the two pieces, elastically deformed, and pass through the first communication portion 42. The protrusion 44 is the first communication portion 4
When the visor cover 34 comes out of the visor cover 34, the two pieces 40A, 40A of the locking pair 40 are deformed to return, and the projections 44 abut and lock on the surface of the flange portion 22 of the mirror frame 20 on the visor cover 34 side. As long as the projection 44 contacts the surface of the flange portion 22 of the mirror frame 20 on the visor cover 34 side, the removal of the locking pair 40 from the first communication portion 42 is prevented, that is, the detachment of the visor rim 28 is prevented. . Further, as long as the diameter of the first communication portion 42 is limited, the locking pair 4
A value of 0 prevents movement in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction, that is, movement of the visor rim 28 in the lateral direction (a direction orthogonal to the direction facing the mirror frame 20). Thus, the visor rim 28 is assembled to the mirror frame 20.

As shown in FIG. 3, a locking piece 46 on the visor cover 34 side is provided inside the visor cover 34. There are a total of three locking pieces 46, each of which extends toward the mirror frame 20.

In the flange portion 22 of the mirror frame 20, rectangular second communication portions 48 communicating with both sides of the mirror frame 20 are formed at three positions corresponding to the three locking pieces 46. .

The extending end of the locking piece 46 has a locking piece 46
The projection 50 is formed in a direction perpendicular to the extending direction of the projection 50. As shown in FIG. 6 and FIG.
When the assembly 4 is moved toward the mirror frame 20,
The protrusion 50 is pushed by the second communication part 48. As a result, the locking piece 46 is bent and elastically deformed in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction, and passes through the second communication portion 48. When the projection 50 comes out of the second communication portion 48 toward the visor rim 28, the locking piece 46 is deformed to return, and the projection 50 is abutted and locked on the surface of the flange portion 22 of the mirror frame 20 on the visor rim 28 side. As long as the projection 50 is in contact with the surface of the mirror frame 20 on the visor rim 28 side, the removal of the locking piece 46 from the second communication portion 48 is prevented, that is, the detachment of the visor cover 34 is prevented. In addition, as long as the diameter of the second communication portion 48 is limited, the locking piece 34 is prevented from moving in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction, that is, the visor cover 34 is moved in the horizontal direction (opposed to the mirror frame 20). In the direction perpendicular to the direction). Thus, the visor cover 3
4 is mounted on the mirror frame 20.

The inside of the visor cover 34 also has three pieces corresponding to the three locking pairs 40 on the visor rim 28 side.
A fitting piece 52 that constitutes a blocking piece is provided at the location. As shown in FIGS. 7 and 1B, the fitting pieces 52 extend toward the mirror frame 20, respectively.
The fitting piece 52 is moved by the mounting movement of the visor cover 34.
It is press-fitted between the two pieces 40A, 40A of the locking pair piece 40. As a result, the engagement pair 40 becomes the two pieces 40A, 40A.
The anti-locking deformation (deformation required for releasing the locking of the locking pair 40) that narrows the space is prevented.

As shown in FIG. 4, the visor rim 28
Elastic pieces 54 constituting blocking pieces are provided at three places corresponding to the three locking pieces 46 on the visor cover 34 side. Each of the elastic pieces 54 is formed in the bottom wall of the recess 30 of the visor rim 28 so as to open around the periphery thereof in a U-shape, and the distal end portion is in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction of the locking piece 46 on the visor cover 34 side. And a projection 56 is provided on the mirror frame 20 side. As shown in FIG. 6 and FIG. 1A, the assembling movement of the visor cover 34 causes the locking piece 46 on the visor cover 34 to move toward the elastic piece 54 and to move toward the base end of the elastic piece 54. Deform. Due to this deformation, the extended distal end surface of the locking piece 46 comes into contact with the projection 56 of the elastic piece 54, but the elastic piece 54 is pushed by the extended distal end surface of the locking piece 46, It is elastically deformed by bending upward in FIG. 6 around the end side. When the leading end of the locking piece 46 enters the gap 58 on the free end side of the elastic piece 54, the locking piece 46 returns to its deformed state, and when the locking with the mirror frame 20 is completed, the extended distal end surface of the locking piece 46. Is separated from the projection 56 of the elastic piece 54, and the elastic piece 54 also returns and deforms. As a result, the distal end surface of the elastic piece 54 comes into contact with the rear side of the projection 50 of the locking piece 46, and the locking piece 46 is subjected to the anti-locking deformation (the locking piece 46).
Deformation required to release the lock) can be prevented.

As shown in FIG. 4, a regulating piece 60 is provided inside the visor rim 28 around the locking pair piece 40. As shown in FIG. 3, a restriction piece 62 is formed inside the visor cover 34 integrally with the fitting piece 52.
As shown in FIGS. 7 and 8, the two restriction pieces 60 and 62 are moved by the assembly movement of the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34.
It comes into contact with the mirror frame 20. As a result, the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 are prevented from moving further toward the mirror frame 20, and the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 are prevented from being loosened.

As shown in FIGS. 5 and 7, the visor rim 2
8. Both open ends of the visor cover 34 are formed so as to be in contact with each other in an uneven manner. Visor rim 28,
Further movement between the visor covers 34 in the opposing direction is prevented, and movement perpendicular to the opposing direction is also prevented, thereby preventing the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 from loosening.

As shown in FIG. 3, FIG. 4, and FIG.
A corresponding projection 66 is provided. The hook pieces 64 are formed on the visor rim 28 side and extend to the visor cover 34 side. The corresponding protrusion 66 is formed on the visor cover 34 side, and protrudes in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction of the hook piece 64. The hook piece 64 is elastically deformed by the assembling movement of the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 and the hook piece 64 is deformed.
A corresponding projection 66 is formed in an opening 68 formed in
Are engaged.

Further, as shown in FIG.
An engagement hook 70 is provided on the inner side of 4. The engagement hook 70 extends toward the mirror frame 20,
A protrusion 74 protrudes from the extension tip in a direction perpendicular to the extension direction. An opening 72 is formed in the mirror frame 20 at a position where the storage mechanism 18 is located, corresponding to the engagement hook 70. The engagement hook 70 is elastically deformed by the assembling movement of the visor cover 34, and the projection 74 is engaged in the opening 72.

The engagement between the hook pieces 64 of the visor rim 28 and the corresponding projections 66 of the visor cover 34 and the engagement between the engagement hooks 70 of the visor cover 34 and the openings 72 of the mirror frame 20 are determined by the above-mentioned three locking pair pieces 40. In addition to the fitting piece 52, the three locking pieces 46 and the elastic pieces 54, the fastening force is strengthened or the loosening prevention force is strengthened in assembling.

The locking pair piece 40, the elastic piece 54, the regulating piece 60, and the hook piece 64 are integrally formed with the visor rim 28, and the locking piece 46, the fitting piece 52, the regulating piece 62, and the corresponding projection 6 are formed.
6. The engagement hook 70 is formed integrally with the visor cover 34.

Next, the operation of the above embodiment will be described.

The assembly is performed as follows.

First, the mirror frame 20 is set on a reference jig.

Next, the visor rim 28 is assembled and moved toward the mirror frame 20. Accordingly, the locking pair 40 on the visor rim side is elastically deformed, and
Is abutted and locked to the first communication portion 42. As a result, the visor rim 28 is assembled to the mirror frame 20.

Next, the visor cover 34 is assembled and moved toward the mirror frame 20. Along with this, the locking piece 46 on the visor cover 34 side is elastically deformed and the second communication portion 48
Is abutted and locked. Thus, the visor cover 34 is assembled to the mirror frame 20.

When the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 are assembled, the mirror frame 20 is housed and the mirror 12 is
A mirror visor 36 that covers the rear side is configured.

According to the assembly movement of the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34, the fitting piece 5 on the visor cover 34 side
2 are both pieces 40A of the locking pair piece 40 on the visor rim 28 side,
The engagement between the engagement pair 40A and the engagement piece 40 on the visor rim 28 side is prevented from abutting engagement with the engagement between the engagement portion 40A and the first communication portion 42.
At the same time, the elastic piece 54 on the visor rim 28 is brought into abutment engagement with the locking piece 46 on the visor cover 34 through the second communication portion 48, and the anti-locking deformation of the locking piece 46 on the visor cover 34 is prevented.

As a result, the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 are firmly attached to the mirror frame 20. The locking pair 40 and the elastic piece 54 are connected to the visor rim 28.
The locking piece 46 and the fitting piece 52 are integrally formed with the visor cover 34. Assembly is performed without preparing separate parts and tools, and even if the visor rim and the visor cover are made of synthetic resin, no excessive stress is applied to them.

As a result, the stress load on the mirror visor can be reduced, the number of parts can be reduced, the number of steps can be reduced, and the assembling operation can be simplified.

Here, the locking pair 40 as a locking piece on the visor rim side undergoes elastic deformation in the direction of narrowing the interval between the two pieces 40A, 40A of the locking pair 40 by the assembling movement of the visor rim 28. Accordingly, the second communication portion 48 is abutted and locked.
The interval between the two pieces 40A, 40A of the locking pair 40 fluctuates during the locking operation of the locking pair 40, but when the visor cover 34 is assembled, the locking operation of the locking pair 40 has already been performed. Since it has been completed, both pieces 40A, 40A of the locking pair piece 40 are completed.
The interval between them does not vary. Therefore, the visor cover 3
As a result of the assembling movement of No. 4, the fitting piece 52 as the blocking piece on the visor cover 34 side becomes the two pieces 40A, 40 of the locking pair piece 40.
Abuts and fits between A without difficulty. The fitting piece 52 is, for example, press-fitted between the two pieces 40A, 40A of the locking pair piece 40.

According to the elastic piece 54 as the blocking piece on the visor rim 28 side, when the locking piece 46 on the visor cover 34 is elastically deformed and comes into contact with the mirror frame 20, the deformation is caused by the elastic piece 54. Allowed by elastic deformation, there is no obstruction due to the visor cover 34 being assembled after the visor rim 28 has been assembled.

If it becomes necessary to remove the visor rim 28 and the visor cover 34 after the assembly, it is sufficient if the elastic piece 54 is elastically deformed so that the locking piece 52 can be deformed in the opposite direction. That is, after removing the mirror 12 from the mirror adjusting mechanism 16, a tool such as a flathead screwdriver is inserted through a U-shaped opening (including the gap 58) formed around the elastic piece 54, and the elastic piece 54 is moved to the outside ( The locking piece 52 can be deformed in a direction that allows the anti-locking deformation). The portion of the visor rim 28 corresponding to the back of the mirror 12 is normally hidden by the mirror 12. At that portion, a portion that can contact the elastic piece 54 can be formed. It does not affect the appearance design of the mirror visor 36 at all.

The present invention is not limited to the above embodiment. The above embodiment has a configuration in which the visor rim is assembled before the visor cover is assembled, but a blocking piece that prevents the anti-locking deformation of the locking piece on the visor rim side is on the visor cover side, and the visor cover side has As long as the blocking piece for preventing the anti-locking deformation of the locking piece is on the visor rim side, a configuration in which assembly is reversed or simultaneous may be possible.

In the above embodiment, the locking piece and the blocking piece are respectively provided at three places. However, the number, position, shape, etc. of the places are not limited to the above embodiment. Although the present invention relates to an automobile door mirror device, the present invention is also applicable to other vehicle mirror devices such as a fender mirror device.

[0058]

As described above, according to the assembly structure of the vehicle mirror device according to the present invention, the stress load on the mirror visor, the number of parts, the number of steps, and the like can be reduced.
The assembling work is facilitated.

[Brief description of the drawings]

FIG. 1 is a partially cutaway perspective view of an assembled state of an assembled structure of an automobile door mirror device according to an embodiment of an assembled structure of a vehicle mirror device of the present invention, and FIG.
Shows the relationship between the locking piece on the visor cover side and the blocking piece on the visor rim side, and (B) shows the relationship between the locking piece on the visor rim side and the blocking piece on the visor cover side.

FIG. 2 is a diagram showing a door mirror device attached to a vehicle door.

FIG. 3 is an exploded perspective view showing an assembling structure of the vehicle door mirror device according to the present embodiment.

FIG. 4 is a perspective view of the visor rim viewed from the side opposite to FIG. 3, that is, from the inside.

FIG. 5 is a partial end view of the automobile door mirror device according to the present embodiment, showing a locking state of a locking piece on a visor rim side with a mirror frame.

FIG. 6 is a partial end view of the vehicle door mirror device according to the present embodiment, showing a relationship between a locking piece on a visor cover side and a blocking piece on a visor rim side in an assembled state.

FIG. 7 is a partial end view of the door mirror device for a vehicle according to the present embodiment, showing a relationship between a locking piece on a visor rim side and a blocking piece on a visor cover side in an assembled state.

8 is an end view taken along line 8-8 of FIG. 7;

FIG. 9 is a partial end view of the automobile door mirror device according to the present embodiment, showing a relationship between hook pieces and corresponding projections in an assembled state.

[Explanation of symbols]

 Reference Signs List 10 mirror device for vehicle 12 mirror 20 mirror frame 28 visor rim 34 visor cover 36 mirror visor 40 locking pair piece (locking piece on visor rim side) 42 first communication portion 46 locking piece on visor cover side 48 second communication portion 52 fitting piece (Blocking piece on visor cover side) 54 Elastic piece (blocking piece on visor rim side)

Claims (3)

[Claims]
1. A mirror frame mounted on a vehicle, holding a mirror facing the mirror frame on one surface side, a visor rim facing the one surface side of the mirror frame while exposing the mirror, and a mirror frame other than the mirror frame. A visor cover that faces the surface side and that constitutes a mirror visor that accommodates the mirror frame and covers the rear side of the mirror together with the visor rim; a first communication portion formed on the mirror frame and communicating with both sides; The visor rim is integrally extended toward the mirror frame, and is elastically deformed in a direction perpendicular to the extending direction by the assembling movement of the visor rim toward the mirror frame to abut on the first communication portion. A locking piece on the visor rim side where the visor rim is assembled to the mirror frame; And a second communication portion that communicates with the mirror frame, and is integrally formed inside the visor cover to extend toward the mirror frame, and is elastically moved in a direction orthogonal to the extending direction by the assembling movement of the visor cover toward the mirror frame. A locking piece on the visor cover side, which is deformed and abuts and locks on the second communication portion to mount the visor cover to the mirror frame; and an assembly movement of the visor rim and the visor cover integrally formed with the visor cover. Thereby, the blocking piece on the visor cover side is engaged with the locking piece on the visor rim side through the first communication portion to prevent the counter locking deformation of the locking piece on the visor rim side, and the blocking piece on the visor rim is integrated with the visor rim. The visor cover and the visor rim are connected to each other by the assembling movement of the visor cover and the visor rim. Assembling structure of a vehicle mirror device that is the visor rim side of the blocking piece to be engaged abutting engagement with, comprising the.
2. One of the visor rim and the visor cover is assembled before the other, and the locking pieces on one of the preceding sides are separated and opposed, and the separation direction is anti-locking deformation. And the blocking piece on the other side is formed by a fitting piece fitted between the two pieces of the locking pair piece, The blocking piece on one side is formed of an elastic piece that elastically deforms to allow deformation required for locking the locking piece on the other side later and allows deformation required for locking. Assembly structure of vehicle mirror device.
3. The assembling structure of a vehicle mirror device according to claim 2, wherein the preceding one is a visor rim, and the other one is a visor cover.
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