Including Inflatable Portion Or Attachment (e.g., Air Mattress) Patents (Class 5/413AM)
  • Patent number: 5815833
    Abstract: A convertible article includes: a torso bag having a hood detachably securable with the torso bag, with an inflatable pillow attached to the hood and inflated for cushioning a wearer's head; a leg bag detachably securable with the torso bag for forming a sleeping bag to be worn by the wearer for sleeping purpose; and a built-in carrying bag inherently formed in the leg bag, whereby upon inversion of the built-in carrying bag outwardly from the leg bag and folding and insertion of the remaining portion of the leg bag into the carrying bag, the carrying bag can be conveniently carried for storing the torso bag, the hood and other items into the carrying bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 6, 1998
    Inventor: Li-Lin Kuo
  • Patent number: 5740565
    Abstract: A new Inflatable Sleeping Bag System for providing a combination inflatable mattress and sleeping bag providing a comfortable lightweight sleeping bag. The inventive device includes an inflatable mattress having a head support tube, a cover sheet having a zipper, insulation within the cover sheet, and a netting supported over the head support tube with a pair of support loops and support bar. The inflatable mattress includes at least one valve and a plurality of perforated dividers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 1997
    Date of Patent: April 21, 1998
    Inventor: John Patrick McDade
  • Patent number: 5699820
    Abstract: A portable outdoor sleeping system is provided which includes a shelter portion, a detachable ground cover sheet, and one or more detachable sleeping bags. Each sleeping bag includes an elongate perimeter flap to which a fastener element is fixed for use in detachable securement of the sleeping bag to a fastener element of a corresponding sleeping bag outline flap. The sleeping bag outline flap defines a predetermined sleeping bag placement position such that other portions of the ground cover sheet may be reserved for a different use. The system also includes an inflatable cushion which has a projecting strip for use in securing the cushion to the floor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 23, 1997
    Inventors: David L. Evans, Dena K. Evans
  • Patent number: 5669088
    Abstract: A sleeping bag enclosure (10, 10', 100, 200, 200') is provided which includes an envelope (20, 20', 120, 220, 220') extending longitudinally from a closed end (26, 126, 226) to an open end (28, 128, 228). The sleeping bag enclosure (10, 10', 100, 200, 200') further includes a vented cover member (40, 40', 240) secured to the open end (28, 128, 228) of envelope (20, 20', 120, 220, 220') for forming a closure therefor. Vented cover member (40, 40', 240) includes a plurality of ventilation openings (42, 242) formed therethrough to allow air to be exchanged between the external environment and an internal space (34). The internal space (34) is maintained in an open condition to allow the user to be comfortably enclosed within the space (34).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 1996
    Date of Patent: September 23, 1997
    Inventor: Brian J. McNamee
  • Patent number: 5640725
    Abstract: A sleeping bag is provided which is free from the problems of the bag body slipping off an air mattress laid therebeneath, the air pillow slipping off the bag body, etc. so that there is no fear of comfortable sleep being disturbed. The bag body 1 is composed of a mattress portion 1a and a coverlet portion 1b. The mattress portion 1a and the coverlet potion 1b are joined to each other so that the coverlet potion 1b is folded over the mattress 1a. The insides of the mattress portion 1a and the coverlet portion 1b are stuffed with cotton or feather paddings having the adiabatic property. The other sides of the respective mattress portion and the coverlet portion as well as the foot ends thereof are provided with slide fasteners 1c continuously therealong so that a generally envelope shaped structure is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 24, 1997
    Assignee: Hisato Kawahira
    Inventors: Shozo Ando, Hisato Kawahira
  • Patent number: 5568663
    Abstract: A disposable rescue mattress comprised of a mattress being comprised of an upper sheet and a lower sheet. The upper sheet and lower sheet are secured together along peripheral edges thereof to form an upper edge, a lower edge, and two side edges. The lower edge has an air intake valve extending therethrough into the inner surface of the mattress. The device also includes a blanket having an upper edge, a lower edge, and two side edges. The lower edge and two side edges are secured to the corresponding lower edge and two side edges of the mattress with the upper edge extending upwardly beyond the upper edge of the mattress.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 29, 1996
    Inventor: David T. Brown
  • Patent number: 5560056
    Abstract: An outdoor living apparatus includes: a shell having a mattress bag portion and a sleeping bag portion superimposed with each other; an inflatable mattress which may be normally embedded in the mattress bag portion of the shell to serve as a bed mattress adapted to be slept by a user sleeping in the sleeping bag portion superimposed on the mattress bag portion when the shell and the mattress are flattened, or may be removed from the mattress bag portion of the shell to serve as a swimming or beach mattress or as a life buoy in case of ship accidents; and a pair of convertible setting belts normally fastened to two opposite end portions of the shell to suspend the shell and the inflatable mattress filled in the shell between two fixtures or trees to be a hammock, or the two setting belts converted to be fastened to a right and a left side of a chair as folded from the hammock with flattened shell and mattress for seating purpose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 1, 1996
    Inventor: Tsai-Ting Tai
  • Patent number: 5553339
    Abstract: A sleeping bag for supporting and insulating an individual during sleep. The inventive device includes a sleeping bag having a pneumatic support assembly for supporting the sleeping bag in a spaced relationship relative to a ground surface. The pneumatic support assembly includes a plurality of elongated flexible air tubes which can be individually pressurized to a desired pneumatic pressure to support the sleeping bag at a desired height and firmness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 1995
    Date of Patent: September 10, 1996
    Inventor: Roy C. Thomas
  • Patent number: 5528779
    Abstract: An air-cushioned sleeping bag comprises a bottom portion and a cover member partially connected on their corresponding edges and partially fastened by zipper on their rest edges. The bottom portion comprises a plurality of the elongate air compartments parallel extended along the longitudinal direction thereof, a transverse inflatable pillow adjacent one end of the compartments and a shading member extended outward from the outward edge of the pillow. A heating member disposed between a mat cloth and the top of the compartments is preserved for applying in extreme cold weather. The air-cushioned sleeping bag of the present invention is applicable to uneven and hard surface without a tent and prevent a traveller from the dampness and coldness of the ground where he lies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 1994
    Date of Patent: June 25, 1996
    Inventors: Li-Hsen Lee, Lichang Young