Test jig for exterior door handle of vehicle

Lawrence A Bergman (Inventor), Donald Michael McFarland (Inventor), Alexander Fotios Vakakis (Inventor), Randi J Potekin (Inventor), Antoine Bertrand Emile Blanchard (Inventor), Kyoungtaek Kwak (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A test jig for an exterior door handle of a vehicle includes a first rotating shaft rotatably mounted on a vertical frame which is perpendicular to a horizontal frame that is supported on the ground. First plates are attached to both ends of the first rotating shaft to concurrently rotate with the first rotating shaft about a strike object by an elastic restoring force. A second rotating shaft is rotatably connected between the first plates. A second plate is attached to the second rotating shaft to concurrently rotate with the second rotating shaft about the strike object by the elastic restoring force when a handle is mounted.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number9726570
StatePublished - Aug 8 2017

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