Automotive Wiper Systems
There are few automotive windscreen wiper systems manufacturers globally who design, develop and manufacture.
MarchantCain can provide the full service of concept design through to manufacturing and end of life support for low volume vehicle OEMs.
Design of windscreen wiper systems, including washer systems, is a specialised electromechanical engineering discipline, particularly as the parts are “safety critical” meaning they are components “for which a single failure has a credible potential to lead directly to a serious accident resulting in stated consequences”.
There are many factors to be considered when first designing a windscreen wiper and/or washer system. The specification of the system is the first to be considered including, on the commercial side, budgetary considerations.
From a technical point of view it is the windscreen curvature, width to height ratio and the aesthetics of the visible parts of the wiper system that are the first design questions. The legal wipe zones are critical, all these considerations then drive the next decision, which is the type of system.
MarchantCain is a global designer, developer and manufacturer of window regulators with more than 25 years’ experience in the industry.