US 11,052,819 B1
Instrument device for vehicle
Wataru Kondoh, Saitama (JP)
Assigned to CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, Saitama (JP)
Appl. No. 15/777,459
Filed by CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION, Saitama (JP)
PCT Filed Jan. 31, 2017, PCT No. PCT/JP2017/003285
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date May 18, 2018,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/145660, PCT Pub. Date Aug. 31, 2017.
Claims priority of application No. JP2016-033484 (JP), filed on Feb. 24, 2016.
Int. Cl. B60Q 3/00 (2017.01); B60Q 3/14 (2017.01); B60K 35/00 (2006.01)
CPC B60Q 3/14 (2017.02) [B60K 35/00 (2013.01); B60K 2370/341 (2019.05)] 4 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An instrument device for a vehicle comprising:
a dial plate; and
an illumination casing on a back side of the dial plate,
wherein at least the dial plate comprises an indicator needle shaft hole,
wherein the illumination casing comprises a tubular wall that fits the indicator needle shaft hole, and
wherein the illumination casing comprises a rib that is longer than a contact length of the tubular wall relative to the dial plate, and the dial plate comprises a rib receiving hole to which the rib is inserted.