US 11,654,805 B2
Trim cover assembly with bezel support
Wenjuan Yang, Shanghai (CN); Yong Yang, Shanghai (CN); Qun Liu, Shanghai (CN); and Shaoying Chen, Shanghai (CN)
Assigned to LEAR CORPORATION, Southfield, MI (US)
Filed by Lear Corporation, Southfield, MI (US)
Filed on Mar. 8, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/689,244.
Claims priority of application No. 2021106853296 (CN), filed on Jun. 21, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2022/0402416 A1, Dec. 22, 2022
Int. Cl. B60R 21/16 (2006.01); B60R 21/215 (2011.01); B60N 2/58 (2006.01)
CPC B60N 2/5883 (2013.01) [B60N 2/5825 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A seat assembly comprising:
a seat cushion having an external surface and defining a recess therein, the recess being open to the external surface and being sized to receive one or more bezel components;
a trim cover assembly disposed over the seat cushion, the trim cover assembly including
a trim cover having an A-side as an occupant surface and a B-side, opposite the A-side, facing the external surface of the seat cushion, with the trim cover defining a cover opening therethrough generally corresponding to the recess in the seat cushion, and having a plurality of flaps spaced about the cover opening, each flap having an inner portion towards the cover opening and an outer portion opposite the inner portion;
a bezel support member having an A-surface contacting the B-side of the trim cover, and a B-surface opposite the A-surface, the bezel support member having an inner periphery defining a support opening corresponding to the cover opening, and an outer periphery, where the flaps of the trim cover are folded through the support opening and secured to at least a portion of the bezel support member or to the trim cover to support the cover opening; and
a bezel disposed in the recess and having a peripheral edge supported on the A-surface on the bezel support member.