JP2003048484A - Mirror visor device for vehicle - Google Patents

Mirror visor device for vehicle

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JP2003048484A
JP2003048484A JP2001239015A JP2001239015A JP2003048484A JP 2003048484 A JP2003048484 A JP 2003048484A JP 2001239015 A JP2001239015 A JP 2001239015A JP 2001239015 A JP2001239015 A JP 2001239015A JP 2003048484 A JP2003048484 A JP 2003048484A
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Takahiro Kuze
Masato Sakamoto
孝宏 久世
正人 坂元
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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 enhance production efficiency for a mirror visor, and prevent a wind noise from being generated by a cavity of the mirror visor while preventing bad influence onto appearance of the mirror visor. SOLUTION: In this vehicular outside mirror device 10, the wind noise by the cavity is prevented from being generated because the cavity opened for of a vehicle formed in a portion adjacent to a storage mechanism 14 of the outside mirror visor 26 is buried with a visor rim seal 60. A cavity forming part is not required also to be brought into a thickened wall shape, and uniform wall-thickness for the outside mirror visor 26 is attained thereby, because the wind noise by the cavity is prevented from being generated by burying the visor rim seal 60 into the cavity. Not only a time cycle of the outside mirror visor 26 is shortened thereby to enhance the production efficiency, but also the appearance of the mirror visor 26 is prevented from being affected badly.

Description

Detailed Description of the Invention

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a vehicle mirror device provided in a vehicle.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art A vehicle door mirror device includes, for example, a door mirror stay, and the door mirror stay is fixed to a vehicle door. A storage mechanism is attached to the door mirror stay, and a frame is attached to the storage mechanism. A mirror surface adjustment mechanism is attached to the frame, and a mirror for visually recognizing the rear of the vehicle is attached to the mirror surface adjustment mechanism. In addition, a resin door mirror visor is fixed to the frame, and the door mirror visor is
While covering the vehicle front side of the mirror, a storage mechanism inside,
It contains a frame and a mirror surface adjustment mechanism.

Here, while the storage mechanism is operated to store or deploy the mirror, the mirror surface adjustment mechanism is operated to adjust the mirror surface angle of the mirror.

By the way, if the door mirror visor is made to be an integral type, there is a problem in that there is a portion that cannot be removed from the mold when the door mirror visor is molded. Further, in order to suppress the generation of wind noise due to the door mirror visor, it is necessary to make the surface a predetermined curved surface shape. However, if the surface of the door mirror visor has a predetermined curved surface shape, the door mirror visor becomes thick. There is.

On the other hand, in order to solve these problems, a door mirror visor having a two-piece structure including a visor cover on the front side of the vehicle and a visor rim on the rear side of the vehicle is being developed.

However, in this door mirror visor having a two-piece structure, if the thickness of the door mirror visor is made uniform in order to shorten the cycle time and improve the production efficiency, the front side of the vehicle and the visor rim surrounding the visor rim will be adjacent to the storage mechanism. There is a problem in that a cavity that opens in a direction (downward direction, the inside of the vehicle, etc.) is likely to be formed, and this cavity causes wind noise.

If the cavity is filled with meat and this portion is made thick to prevent wind noise due to the cavity, not only the cycle time of the visor rim becomes long but the production efficiency is deteriorated. However, there is a problem that the appearance of the visor rim is often adversely affected by the occurrence of sink marks.

[0008]

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION In consideration of the above facts, the present invention improves the production efficiency of the mirror visor and prevents the generation of wind noise due to the cavity of the mirror visor while preventing the appearance of the mirror visor from being adversely affected. The purpose is to obtain a device.

[0009]

According to a first aspect of the present invention, there is provided a vehicle mirror device, which is connected to a mirror side for rearward visual confirmation of a vehicle and is connected to a vehicle body side via a connecting member, and fixes the mirror to the vehicle body. A frame that covers the front side of the vehicle and the inside of the frame, and the frame is fixed to the vehicle body side through the frame and the connecting member. And a sealing member that is inserted into the cavity and fills the cavity.

In the vehicle mirror device according to the first aspect,
The frame is connected to the mirror side and is also connected to the vehicle body side via a connecting member to fix the mirror to the vehicle body. Further, the frame is fixed inside the mirror visor, the mirror visor is fixed to the vehicle body side through the frame and the connecting member, and the mirror visor covers the vehicle front side of the mirror to form an external appearance design.

Here, a cavity that opens in the front of the vehicle or in the circumferential direction of the mirror visor is formed in a portion adjacent to the connecting member of the mirror visor, and this cavity is filled with a seal member. Therefore, it is possible to prevent the generation of wind noise due to the cavity.

Further, since the wind noise due to the cavity can be prevented by filling the seal member in the cavity, it is not necessary to make the cavity forming portion thick, and the mirror visor can be made uniform. Therefore, not only the cycle time of the mirror visor can be shortened and the production efficiency can be improved, but also the appearance of the mirror visor can be prevented from being adversely affected by the occurrence of sink marks and the like.

A vehicle mirror device according to a second aspect of the present invention is the vehicle mirror device according to the first aspect, wherein the first sandwiching member is provided on the seal member and sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor. It is characterized in that it is equipped with an inset.

According to another aspect of the vehicle mirror device of the present invention,
Since the first sandwiching portion provided on the seal member is sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor, it is possible to easily prevent the seal member from falling out of the cavity without using a separate component such as a screw or an adhesive. be able to.

A vehicle mirror device according to a third aspect is the vehicle mirror device according to the second aspect, wherein a fitting groove provided in one of the connecting member and the mirror visor, the connecting member and the mirror visor is provided. A fitting projection that is provided on the other of the fitting grooves and that fits into the fitting groove; and a recessed portion that is formed on one of the fitting groove and the fitting projection and into which the first sandwiching portion is fitted. It is characterized by having.

According to the vehicle mirror device of the third aspect,
Since the fitting groove provided on one of the connecting member and the mirror visor is fitted with the fitting protrusion provided on the other, the connecting member and the mirror visor can be reliably assembled.

Further, since the first pinching portion is fitted in the concave portion formed in either the fitting groove or the fitting projection,
The first sandwiching portion is positioned by the recess, and the first sandwiching portion can be favorably sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor.

Therefore, at the same time when the connecting member and the mirror visor are assembled (fitting of the fitting groove and the fitting protrusion), the first sandwiching portion is sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor,
The first pinching portion can be easily pinched between the connecting member and the mirror visor.

A vehicle mirror device according to a fourth aspect is the vehicle mirror device according to the third aspect, wherein the vehicle mirror device is provided on the seal member adjacent to the first sandwiching portion and is locked to the mirror visor. Thus, a first locking portion that prevents the first sandwiching portion from falling off from the recess is provided.

According to another aspect of the vehicle mirror device of the present invention,
The first locking part provided on the seal member adjacent to the first pinching part is locked by the mirror visor (for example, one of the fitting groove and the fitting protrusion), so that the first pinching part from the recess is formed. Since the dropping of the inserting portion is prevented, the first engaging portion is surely positioned in the concave portion by the first locking portion, so that the first inserting portion can be better sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor. it can.

A vehicle mirror device according to a fifth aspect of the present invention is the vehicle mirror device according to any one of the first to fourth aspects, wherein the mirror visor is a visor cover on a vehicle front side and a visor rim on a vehicle rear side. Is assembled and configured, and a second pinching portion provided on the seal member and sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim is provided.

According to another aspect of the vehicle mirror device of the present invention,
Since the second sandwiching portion provided on the seal member is sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim that form the mirror visor, the seal member can be easily removed from the cavity without using a separate component such as a screw or an adhesive. Can be prevented.

A vehicle mirror device according to a sixth aspect of the present invention is the vehicle mirror device according to the fifth aspect, wherein the vehicle mirror device is provided on either one of the visor cover and the visor rim, and a locking hole is formed while the visor cover and the visor cover are provided. A locking wall for sandwiching the second sandwiching part between the other side of the visor rim, and a projecting portion provided on the other side of the visor cover and the visor rim and projecting corresponding to the locking hole. A locking claw on which the visor cover and the visor rim are assembled by locking the protruding portion in the locking hole,
It is provided on the other one of the visor cover and the visor rim facing the locking claw, and prevents the locking wall from being separated from the locking claw to release the locking of the protruding portion to the locking hole. And a facing claw in which the second pinching portion is fitted between the locking claw and the engaging claw.

According to another aspect of the vehicle mirror device of the present invention,
The visor cover and the visor rim are assembled by locking the protrusion of the locking claw provided on the other of the locking holes provided on the one of the visor cover and the visor rim, and the visor cover and the visor cover are attached. Since the facing claw provided on the other side of the visor rim prevents the locking wall from being separated from the locking claw and prevents the projection part from being unlocked in the locking hole, the visor cover and the visor rim can be reliably secured. Can be assembled.

Furthermore, since the second pinching portion is fitted between the locking claw and the counter claw, the second pinching part is positioned by the locking claw and the counter claw, and the second pinching part is positioned between the visor cover and the visor rim. The second sandwiching portion can be sandwiched well.

Further, since the second sandwiching part is sandwiched between the other one of the visor cover and the visor rim and the locking wall, at the same time assembling the visor cover and the visor rim (locking the protruding part to the locking hole). The second sandwiching portion can be sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim, and the second sandwiching portion can be easily sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim.

A vehicle mirror device according to a seventh aspect is the vehicle mirror device according to the sixth aspect, wherein any one of the visor cover and the visor rim is provided adjacent to the second sandwiching portion on the seal member. It is characterized in that it is provided with a second locking portion that is locked to the other one to prevent the second sandwiching portion from coming off from between the locking pawl and the opposing pawl.

According to the vehicle mirror device of the seventh aspect,
The second locking portion provided on the seal member adjacent to the second sandwiching portion is locked to the other one of the visor cover and the visor rim (for example, at least one of the locking claw and the facing claw) to lock the second locking part. Since the second sandwiching part is prevented from falling off between the claw and the counter claw, the second catching part reliably positions the second sandwiching part between the locking claw and the counter claw, The second sandwiching portion can be sandwiched more favorably between the visor cover and the visor rim.

A vehicle mirror device according to an eighth aspect is the vehicle mirror device according to any one of the first to seventh aspects, wherein the seal member is provided and is locked by the mirror visor. Therefore, a movement blocking portion for blocking the movement of the seal member in the cavity is provided.

According to the vehicle mirror device of the eighth aspect,
Since the movement blocking portion provided on the seal member is locked by the mirror visor, the movement of the seal member inside the cavity is blocked, so that the shift of the seal member inside the cavity due to vehicle vibration or the like can be prevented.

According to a ninth aspect of the present invention, there is provided a vehicle mirror device according to any one of the first to eighth aspects, wherein the seal member has elasticity.

In the vehicle mirror device according to claim 9,
Since the seal member has elasticity, the seal member can be inserted into the cavity while being pressed against the peripheral wall of the cavity, so that the seal member can fill the cavity without a gap and facilitate the insertion work of the seal member into the cavity. be able to.

[0033]

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view from the rear of a vehicle showing a vehicle door mirror apparatus 10 according to an embodiment to which the vehicle mirror apparatus of the present invention is applied. .

The vehicle door mirror device 10 includes a metal frame 12. A storage mechanism 14 as a connecting member is attached to the inside of the frame 12 in the vehicle, and a door mirror stay 16 is attached to the storage mechanism 14. The door mirror stay 16 is fixed to a vehicle door (not shown), so that the frame 12 is connected to the vehicle body side via the storage mechanism 14. Also,
A fitting groove 18 is formed around the entire lower portion of the storage mechanism 14.

A mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20 is attached to the outside of the frame 12 in the vehicle. A mirror (not shown) for visually recognizing the rear of the vehicle is attached to the vehicle rear side of the mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20, whereby the frame 12 is connected to the mirror side, and the mirror is connected to the mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20 and the frame 1.
It is being fixed to the vehicle body side via 2 and the storage mechanism 14.

Here, when the storage mechanism 14 is operated, the frame 12 is rotated to store or deploy the mirror, and when the mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20 is operated, the mirror is tilted to move the mirror. The mirror angle is adjusted.

In the frame 12, rectangular insertion holes 22 are formed in the upper and inner sides of the vehicle and on the outer side of the vehicle and in the lower side and outside the vehicle, respectively. Further, on the frame 12, on the inside and outside of each of the upper and lower vehicles,
Each has a circular insertion hole 24.

The frame 12, the storage mechanism 14, and the mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20 are housed inside a resin-made door mirror visor 26 as a mirror visor, and the door mirror visor 26 covers the vehicle front side of the mirror. The door mirror visor 26 is composed of a visor cover 28 on the front side of the vehicle and a visor rim 30 on the rear side of the vehicle.

The visor cover 28 has a hollow inside so as to have a uniform thickness, and this hollow inside is opened toward the rear of the vehicle. Inside the visor cover 28, a pedestal 32 is provided corresponding to each of the above insertion holes 22,
A clip 34 is attached to each pedestal 32. Each clip 34 has an elastic claw section 3 having a substantially V-shaped cross section.
4A are provided in a pair so as to project in the vertical direction, and by inserting each clip 34 into each insertion hole 22, the tip portions of each pair of claw portions 34A are elastically engaged with the outer periphery of each insertion hole 22. The visor cover 28 is attached to the frame 12.

In the lower part inside the vehicle inside the visor cover 28,
The plate-like fitting protrusion 36 is erected substantially horizontally, and the tip end edge of the fitting protrusion 36 has a shape corresponding to the fitting groove 18, so that the fitting protrusion 36 fits in the fitting groove 18. It is fitted. Further, in the lower part inside the vehicle inside the visor cover 28,
The plate-shaped locking wall 38 is erected substantially vertically, and the locking wall 3
A rectangular locking hole 40 is formed in the plate 8.

On the other hand, the visor rim 30 has a substantially box-shaped main body portion 42 that is opened toward the rear of the vehicle, and a strip-shaped peripheral wall portion 44 that is arranged on the entire circumference of the main body portion 42.
The peripheral wall portion 44 and the peripheral wall portion 44 are integrated at the vehicle rear end portions. Thereby, the thickness of the visor rim 30 is made uniform.

A cylindrical lid-shaped screw insertion protrusion 46 is provided in the main body portion 42 corresponding to each of the insertion holes 24, and a screw insertion hole (not shown) is formed in the tip wall of each screw insertion protrusion 46. The visor rim 30 is assembled to the frame 12 by screwing the insertion holes 24 into the screw insertion holes. In addition, a portion of the main body portion 42 facing the mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20 is open, whereby mounting of the mirror on the mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20 is permitted, and the mirror is housed in the main body portion 42.

As shown in FIG. 2, a locking claw 48 is provided on the lower portion of the main body 42 inside the vehicle, and a projection 50 is formed at the tip of the locking claw 48. The protrusion 50 protrudes toward the inside of the vehicle corresponding to the locking hole 40, and the protrusion 5
By locking 0 in the locking hole 40, the visor rim 30 is assembled to the visor cover 28 (see FIG. 6).
Further, when the visor rim 30 is assembled to the visor cover 28, the peripheral wall portion 44 of the visor rim 30 is fitted to the peripheral edge of the visor cover 28 over the entire body except the lower portion inside the vehicle.

As shown in detail in FIG. 4A, the main body 42
A facing claw 52 is provided adjacent to the locking claw 48. The facing claw 52 is opposed to the locking claw 48 inside the vehicle. The facing claw 52 prevents the locking wall 38 from being separated from the locking claw 48, so that the locking hole 40 of the protruding portion 50 is inserted. The lock is prevented from being released. Further, the tip end surface of the facing claw 52 is inclined in the direction toward the locking claw 48 side and the facing claw 52 proximal end side, whereby the locking wall between the locking claw 48 and the facing claw 52 is formed. The insertion of 38 is guided by the tip surface of the facing claw 52, and the work of locking the protrusion 50 in the locking hole 40 can be easily performed.

The visor rim 30 (main body portion 42 and peripheral wall portion 4
A plate-like fitting protrusion 54 is erected substantially horizontally on the lower part of the vehicle inside of 4), and the tip end edge of the fitting protrusion 54 is curved in correspondence with the fitting groove 18 to fit the fitting protrusion 54. The fitting protrusion 54 is fitted into the fitting groove 18 continuously with the fitting protrusion 36.
Further, as shown in detail in FIG. 3A, a recess 56 is formed in the fitting protrusion 54 at the boundary between the main body 42 and the peripheral wall 44.

The visor rim 30 has a lower portion on the inner side of the vehicle (the storage mechanism 1 in which the peripheral wall portion 44 is not fitted to the peripheral edge of the visor cover 28).
4), a cavity 58 having a curved shape in front view is formed between the main body portion 42 and the peripheral wall portion 44, and the cavity 58 is open to the front of the vehicle.

A visor rim seal 60 as a seal member is inserted in the cavity 58, and the visor rim seal 60 is made of rubber and has elasticity. The visor rim seal 60 is in the shape of a curved plate having a triangular cross section in which the vehicle front side is thicker than the vehicle rear side corresponding to the shape of the cavity 58, and the cavity 58 is filled with the visor rim seal 60. There is.

On the vehicle front side of one end portion (upper end portion) of the visor rim seal 60, a first sandwiching portion 62 is formed corresponding to the recessed portion 56 of the fitting projection 54. It is fitted in the recess 56. As shown in detail in FIG. 3 (A), the tip edge of the first sandwiching portion 62 is curved corresponding to the fitting groove 18 like the fitting protrusion 54, and the first sandwiching portion 62 is It is fitted into the fitting groove 18 continuously with the fitting protrusion 54 and is sandwiched between the storage mechanism 14 (fitting groove 18) and the visor rim 30 (see FIG. 5).

The visor rim seal 60 includes a first sandwiching portion 6
A first locking portion 64 that also functions as a movement blocking portion is formed adjacent to the upper part of the second locking portion 2. As shown in detail in FIG. 3B, the first locking portion 64 has a triangular shape in plan view. By being engaged with the fitting projection 54 (visor rim 30) by
The first pinching portion 62 is prevented from falling off from the inside, and the visor rim seal 60 is prevented from moving inside the cavity 58.

On the vehicle front side of the upper surface of the other end (lower end) of the visor rim seal 60, a recessed flat surface portion 66 corresponding to the locking claw 48 and the counter claw 52 is formed, and the cavities 58 are inserted into the cavity 58. The flat portion 66 prevents the locking claw 48 and the counter claw 52 from interfering with the insertion of the visor rim seal 60.

The visor rim seal 60 is provided with a plate-like second sandwiching portion 68 standing upright on the flat surface portion 66, and as shown in detail in FIG. 4 (B).
The second sandwiching portion 68 is fitted (locked) between the locking claw 48 and the counter claw 52, and thus the movement of the visor rim seal 60 in the cavity 58 is blocked. In addition, the second pinching portion 68
Is sandwiched between the locking wall 38 and the main body 42 of the visor rim 30 (see FIG. 6).

The visor rim seal 60 includes a second pinching portion 6
A second locking portion 70 is formed adjacent to the upper portion of 8,
As shown in detail in FIG. 4B, the second locking portion 70 is formed into a plate shape and is locked to the facing claw 52 (visor rim 30), so that the second locking part 70 is locked between the locking claw 48 and the facing claw 52. Second pinching part 6 of
This is a configuration in which dropping out of 8 is prevented.

Next, the operation of this embodiment will be described.

In the vehicle door mirror device 10 having the above-described structure, the frame 12 is connected to the mirror via the mirror surface adjusting mechanism 20, and is connected to the vehicle body side via the storing mechanism 14 so that the mirror is fixed to the vehicle body. There is. Further, the frame 12 is fixed inside the door mirror visor 26, the door mirror visor 26 is fixed to the vehicle body side via the frame 12 and the storage mechanism 14, and the door mirror visor 26
Covers the vehicle front side of the mirror to form an exterior design.

Here, since the door mirror visor 26 has a two-piece structure including the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30, there is a problem in the case where the door mirror visor is an integral type (a part which cannot be die-cut when molding the door mirror visor). The problem that occurs and the problem that the door mirror visor becomes thick when the surface of the door mirror visor has a predetermined curved surface shape to suppress wind noise can be solved.

Further, the fitting groove 1 provided in the storage mechanism 14
8, a fitting protrusion 36 provided on the door mirror visor 26,
54 is fitted. Therefore, the storage mechanism 14 and the door mirror visor 26 can be reliably assembled.

Further, the protruding portion 50 of the locking claw 48 provided on the visor rim 30 is locked in the locking hole 40 of the locking wall 38 provided on the visor cover 28, so that the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30 are assembled. At the same time, the facing claw 52 provided on the visor rim 30 prevents the locking wall 38 from being separated from the locking claw 48 and prevents the locking of the protrusion 50 in the locking hole 40. Therefore, the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30 can be reliably assembled.

Further, here, a cavity 5 that opens to the front of the vehicle is provided at a portion of the door mirror visor 26 adjacent to the storage mechanism 14.
8 is formed and the cavity 58 is filled with a visor rim seal 60. Therefore, it is possible to prevent generation of wind noise due to the cavity 58.

Further, a visor rim seal 60 is provided in the cavity 58.
Since it is possible to prevent wind noise from being generated by the cavity 58, it is not necessary to make the cavity 58 forming portion thick, and the door mirror visor 26 can be made uniform. Therefore, not only the cycle time of the door mirror visor 26 can be shortened and the production efficiency can be improved, but also the appearance of the door mirror visor 26 can be prevented from being adversely affected by the occurrence of sink marks or the like.

Furthermore, since the first sandwiching portion 62 provided on the visor rim seal 60 is sandwiched between the storage mechanism 14 and the door mirror visor 26, there is no need to use separate parts such as screws or adhesives. It is possible to easily prevent the visor rim seal 60 from coming off from the cavity 58.

Further, the recess 5 formed in the fitting projection 54
Since the first sandwiching portion 62 is fitted in the recess 6, the first sandwiching portion 62 is positioned by the recess 56, and the storage mechanism 14 is positioned.
Between the door mirror visor 26 and the door mirror visor 26
Can be sandwiched.

Therefore, at the same time assembling the storage mechanism 14 and the door mirror visor 26 (fitting the fitting groove 18 and the fitting protrusion 54), the storage mechanism 14 and the door mirror visor 26 are also assembled.
The first sandwiching portion 62 can be sandwiched between and, and the first sandwiching portion 62 can be easily sandwiched between the storage mechanism 14 and the door mirror visor 26.

Further, the first locking portion 64 provided on the visor rim seal 60 is locked to the fitting projection 54,
Since the first sandwiching portion 62 is prevented from falling out of the recess 56, the first retaining portion 64 causes the first sandwiching portion 62 to move into the recess 56.
Thus, the first pinching portion 62 can be pinched between the storage mechanism 14 and the door mirror visor 26 more reliably.

Furthermore, since the second pinching portion 68 provided on the visor rim seal 60 is pinched between the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30, the visor rim can be used without using separate parts such as screws and adhesives. It is possible to easily and surely prevent the seal 60 from falling out of the cavity.

Further, since the second pinching portion 68 is fitted between the locking claw 48 and the facing claw 52 of the visor rim 30, the second holding part 68 is fitted by the locking claw 48 and the facing claw 52.
Is positioned, the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30 are positioned.
The second pinching portion 68 can be satisfactorily sandwiched between and.

Further, the visor rim 30 and the visor cover 28
Since the second sandwiching portion 68 is sandwiched between the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30, the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30 are assembled (the projection 50 is locked in the locking hole 40) and the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30 are simultaneously assembled. The second sandwiching portion 68 can be sandwiched between the two, and the second sandwiching portion 68 can be easily sandwiched between the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30.

Further, the second engaging portion 70 provided on the visor rim seal 60 is engaged with the opposing claw 52, so that the second pinching portion 68 from between the engaging claw 48 and the opposing claw 52. Since the second catching portion 70 reliably positions the second sandwiching portion 68 between the catching claw 48 and the facing claw 52, the second catching portion 70 further prevents the dropout of the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30. The second sandwiching portion 68 can be sandwiched well.

Furthermore, the first locking portion 64 is the fitting protrusion 5
4 and the second pinching portion 68 is locked by the locking claw 48 and the facing claw 52, the movement of the visor rim seal 60 in the cavity 58 is prevented, and thus the vehicle The deviation of the visor rim seal 60 in the cavity 58 due to vibration or the like can be prevented.

Since the visor rim seal 60 has elasticity, the visor rim seal 60 can be inserted into the cavity 58 while being pressed against the peripheral wall of the cavity 58, so that the visor rim seal 60 can fill the cavity 58 without a gap. The work of inserting the visor rim seal 60 into the cavity 58 can be facilitated.

Here, the work of assembling the frame 12 and the visor cover 28 (the work of inserting the clip 34 into the insertion hole 22) can be performed from the front side of the vehicle.
The assembling work of 2 and the visor rim 30 (the screwing work of the insertion hole 24 and the screw insertion hole) can be performed from the rear side of the vehicle, and the assembling work of the visor cover 28 and the visor rim 30 (the locking hole 40 of the protrusion 50). Can be performed from both the front side and the rear side of the vehicle. Therefore, the assembling work can be easily performed only from the vehicle front-rear direction.

In this embodiment, the cavity 58 is open to the front of the vehicle. However, the cavity may be open to the circumferential direction of the mirror visor (vertical direction, inside / outside direction of the vehicle, etc.).

Further, in this embodiment, the storage mechanism 14
Although the fitting groove 18 is provided in the (connecting member) and the fitting protrusions 36 and 54 are provided in the door mirror visor 26 (mirror visor), the fitting protrusion is provided in the connecting member and the fitting groove is provided in the mirror visor. It may be configured. Further, in this case, a configuration may be adopted in which a recess is formed in the fitting groove and the first sandwiching portion of the seal member (visor rim seal 60) is fitted in the recess.

Furthermore, in the present embodiment, the first locking portion 64 of the visor rim seal 60 (sealing member) is locked to the fitting projection 54 of the door mirror visor 26 (mirror visor), but the present invention is not limited to this. Instead, the configuration may be such that the first locking portion of the seal member is locked to the mirror visor.

Further, in this embodiment, the visor cover 2
8 is provided with a locking wall 38 (including a locking hole 40), and the visor rim 30 is provided with a locking claw 48 (protruding portion 50) and an opposed claw 5.
2 is provided, but when a cavity is formed in the visor cover, etc., a locking claw (protruding part) and a facing claw are provided on the visor cover, and a locking wall (including a locking hole) is provided on the visor rim. The configuration may be different.

Furthermore, in the present embodiment, the second locking portion 70 of the visor rim seal 60 (sealing member) is locked to the facing claw 52 of the door mirror visor 26 (mirror visor), but the present invention is not limited to this. The configuration may be such that the second locking portion of the seal member is locked to the mirror visor (for example, at least one of the locking claw and the facing claw).

Furthermore, in the present embodiment, the vehicle mirror device of the present invention is applied to the vehicle door mirror device 10, but the vehicle mirror device of the present invention is applied to the vehicle fender mirror device. May be

[0077]

In the vehicle mirror device according to the first aspect of the present invention, since the cavity in the portion adjacent to the connecting member of the mirror visor is filled with the seal member, it is possible to prevent wind noise due to the cavity.

Therefore, it is not necessary to form the cavity forming portion of the mirror visor into a thick shape, the thickness of the mirror visor can be made uniform, the production efficiency of the mirror visor can be improved, and the appearance of the mirror visor can be prevented from being adversely affected. be able to.

According to the vehicle mirror device of the second aspect,
Since the first sandwiching portion of the seal member is sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor, it is possible to easily prevent the seal member from falling out of the cavity.

In the vehicle mirror device according to claim 3,
Since the first sandwiching portion is fitted in the recess of either the fitting groove or the fitting protrusion, the first sandwiching portion can be sandwiched well between the connecting member and the mirror visor.

For this reason, at the same time as the assembling of the connecting member and the mirror visor, the first sandwiching portion is sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor so that the first sandwiching portion can be easily provided between the connecting member and the mirror visor. Can be sandwiched.

In the vehicle mirror device according to the fourth aspect,
Since the first locking part of the seal member adjacent to the first pinching part is locked by the mirror visor, the first pinching part can be pinched between the connecting member and the mirror visor more favorably.

In the vehicle mirror device according to claim 5,
Since the second sandwiching portion of the seal member is sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim, it is possible to easily prevent the seal member from falling out of the cavity.

According to the vehicle mirror device of the sixth aspect,
Since the second sandwiching part is fitted between the locking claw and the facing claw, the second sandwiching part can be sandwiched well between the visor cover and the visor rim.

Further, the second sandwiching portion can be sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim at the same time when the visor cover and the visor rim are assembled, and the second sandwiching portion can be easily sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim.

In the vehicle mirror device according to claim 7,
Since the second locking portion of the seal member adjacent to the second sandwiching portion is locked to the other one of the visor cover and the visor rim,
The second sandwiching portion can be sandwiched more favorably between the visor cover and the visor rim.

According to the vehicle mirror device of the eighth aspect,
Since the movement blocking portion of the seal member is locked by the mirror visor, it is possible to prevent the seal member from being displaced in the cavity due to vibration of the vehicle or the like.

According to the vehicle mirror device of the ninth aspect,
Since the seal member has elasticity, it is possible for the seal member to fill the cavity without a gap, and the insertion work of the seal member into the cavity can be facilitated.

[Brief description of drawings]

FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view from a vehicle rear side showing a vehicle door mirror device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view from the front of the vehicle showing a cavity and a visor rim seal of the vehicle door mirror device according to the embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 3 is a perspective view from the front of the vehicle showing the vehicle door mirror device according to the embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 3A is a diagram showing a cavity and fitting protrusions (including a concave portion), and FIG. )
FIG. 6 is a diagram showing a state in which a visor rim seal (including a first sandwiching portion) is inserted (fitted) into a cavity and a recess.

FIG. 4 is a perspective view from the front of the vehicle showing a vehicle door mirror device according to an embodiment of the present invention, (A) showing a cavity, locking claws and facing claws, and (B). FIG. 7 is a diagram showing a state in which a visor rim seal (including a second sandwiching portion) is inserted (fitted) between the cavity and the locking claw and the facing claw.

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view showing a state in which the first sandwiching portion of the visor rim seal is sandwiched between the fitting groove of the storage mechanism and the visor rim in the vehicle door mirror device according to the embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view showing a state in which the second sandwiching portion of the visor rim seal is sandwiched between the locking wall of the visor cover and the visor rim in the vehicle door mirror device according to the embodiment of the present invention.

[Explanation of symbols]

10 Vehicle Door Mirror Device (Vehicle Mirror Device) 12 Frame 14 Storage Mechanism (Connecting Member) 18 Fitting Groove 26 Door Mirror Visor (Mirror Visor) 28 Visor Cover 30 Visor Rim 36 Fitting Protrusion 38 Locking Wall 40 Locking Hole 48 Locking Claw 50 Projection 52 Opposed Claw 54 Fitting Protrusion 56 Recess 58 Cavity 60 Visor Rim Seal (Seal Member) 62 First Clamping Part 64 First Locking Part (Movement Blocking Part) 68 Second Clamping Part (Movement Blocking Part) 70 Second locking part

Claims (9)

[Claims]
1. A frame which is connected to a mirror side for rearward visibility of a vehicle and is connected to a vehicle body side via a connecting member, and a frame for fixing the mirror to the vehicle body; A frame is fixed and fixed to the vehicle body side through the frame and the connecting member, and a mirror visor in which a cavity that opens in the vehicle front direction or in the circumferential direction is formed in a portion adjacent to the connecting member, and the mirror visor is inserted into the cavity. A mirror device for a vehicle, comprising: a seal member filling the cavity.
2. The vehicle mirror device according to claim 1, further comprising a first sandwiching portion provided on the seal member and sandwiched between the connecting member and the mirror visor.
3. A fitting groove provided on one of the connecting member and the mirror visor, and a fitting protrusion provided on the other one of the connecting member and the mirror visor and fitted in the fitting groove. The vehicle mirror device according to claim 2, further comprising: a concave portion that is formed in one of the fitting groove and the fitting protrusion and into which the first sandwiching portion is fitted.
4. A first lock that is provided on the seal member adjacent to the first sandwiching portion and that is locked by the mirror visor to prevent the first sandwiching portion from falling out of the recess. The vehicle mirror device according to claim 3, further comprising a portion.
5. The mirror visor is configured by assembling a visor cover on a vehicle front side and a visor rim on a vehicle rear side, and is provided on the seal member, and is a second member sandwiched between the visor cover and the visor rim. The vehicle mirror device according to any one of claims 1 to 4, further comprising a sandwiching portion.
6. The second visor is provided in either one of the visor cover and the visor rim to form a locking hole, and is provided between the other one of the visor cover and the visor rim.
A locking wall for sandwiching the sandwiching portion and a protrusion provided on the other one of the visor cover and the visor rim and protruding corresponding to the locking hole, the protrusion being locked in the locking hole. By doing so, a locking claw to which the visor cover and the visor rim are assembled, and a visor that is provided on the other of the visor cover and the visor rim facing the locking claw to separate the locking wall from the locking claw. And a counter pawl in which the second pinching portion is fitted between the locking claw and the locking claw for preventing the release of the locking of the protrusion to the locking hole. The vehicle mirror device according to claim 5.
7. The seal member is provided adjacent to the second sandwiching portion, and is locked to the other of the visor cover and the visor rim so that the locking claw and the counter claw are engaged with each other. The vehicle mirror device according to claim 6, further comprising a second locking portion that prevents the second sandwiching portion from falling off.
8. A movement blocking portion provided on the seal member, for blocking the movement of the seal member in the cavity by being locked by the mirror visor. The vehicle mirror device according to claim 7.
9. The vehicle mirror device according to claim 1, wherein the seal member has elasticity.
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