We are an international team of project leaders, designers and application and test engineers. Our center of competence is located in Tienen, Belgium.
We develop, test and release new generation of wiper blades for aftermarket. We work multidisciplinary. In other words, we are in close contact with other departments responsible for e.
g. rubber extrusion, manufacturing, purchasing and process development. For each new car, we want to find the best solution in terms of cost, quality and time.
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Your thesisThe main goal of this master thesis is to add a new feature to wiper blades : a heating function. By doing so, wiper blade performance could be improved significantly during e.
g. winter conditions. Hence, water and heating distribution could occur more effectively, reducing the carbon footprint of a wiper sys-
tem. Following a first master thesis from Mannheim Hochschule (Christina Mühleck, 2017), we know that 40% of our customers is interested in wiper blades with an increased performance during winter conditions.
The research aim of this thesis is to investigate the possibility to heat wiper blades. The thesis plans to draw evidence from a working prototype of a heated wiper blade.
In sum, the thesis will answer the following research questions : first, what is the best way to connect a wiper blade to a supply of electricity?
Second, What is the best way to converse electricity to thermal energy? Third, What is the best window of operation? Finally, What is the best manufacturing method for a heating function?
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Bosch Tienen gives you the opportunity to work with specialists from different departments. You will be part of our worldwide development team.
Therefore this is also a great opportunity to enhance your social and language skills. You will be planning your own development project and we offer you the resources and the environment to show excellence.
Since you will be working on an innovative project, you will also get the opportunity to file patents for your inventions.