US 11,655,943 B1
Heat dissipation device for vehicle head lamps and fog lamps
Conner Schramm, Des Moines, IA (US); Parker Freeman, Des Moines, IA (US); Seth Hoogendoorn, Des Moines, IA (US); Nicholas Niemeyer, Des Moines, IA (US); Paul Thomas Adair, Des Moines, IA (US); and James P. Elwell, Grimes, IA (US)
Assigned to Putco, Inc., Des Mohes, IA (US)
Filed by Puteo, Inc., Des Moines, IA (US)
Filed on Sep. 28, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/936,312.
Application 17/936,312 is a division of application No. 17/455,740, filed on Nov. 19, 2021, granted, now 11,499,681.
Int. Cl. F21S 45/47 (2018.01); F21K 9/232 (2016.01); F21S 45/50 (2018.01); F21S 41/141 (2018.01)
CPC F21K 9/232 (2016.08) [F21S 41/141 (2018.01); F21S 45/47 (2018.01); F21S 45/50 (2018.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A lighting apparatus for a vehicle comprising:
a housing comprising a mounting structure;
a lighting package comprising:
at least one circuit board;
an operative connection that allows for connection to an electrical system of the vehicle;
at least one light emitting diode (LED) operatively connected to the at least one circuit board;
a flexible metal heat sink to dissipate heat by the at least one light emitting diode, wherein the flexible metal heat sink conducts heat within a loop;
an adjustable collar;
a base of the mounting structure, said base configured to operatively connect to a bulb socket;
a holder that mounts to a central aperture of the adjustable collar; and
a watertight seal that prevents moisture from seeping into the collar.