Windshield Wiper System Motor Selection and Application
The selection of a motor for a windshield wiper system requires a full analysis of all system variables, in addition to strict adherence to tests and development procedures. Following a well-programmed procedure will assure complete and adequate windshield wiper prime mover selection and successful application. There are five basic steps discussed: 1. Determination of wiper parameters. 2. Motor performance. 3. System load determination. 4. Calibration and matching of wiper motor to system. 5. Testing and evaluating.