Actuated By Folding Of Bed Patents (Class 5/415)
  • Patent number: 4914768
    Abstract: A portable shelter for use in connection with a foldable cot of the type having a tubular frame forming a center and end sections supportable on collapsible legs. Braces are pivotally attached to the frame and when upright, support an enclosure. The enclosure is a fabric material having pockets engageable about opposite ends of the frame. The entire unit can be folded with the frame sections in parallel relationship and the collapsed enclosure attached and carried as a backpack by a detachable harness. The shelter may be provided as a complete unit or the enclosure may be attached to an existing, conventional cot without the requirement of special drilling and fitting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 1988
    Date of Patent: April 10, 1990
    Inventor: Jerald R. Howard
  • Patent number: 4583255
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to a massage arrangement of the pneumatic type comprising a mat body provided with a plurality of juxtaposed air chambers, said mat body being subjected over the entire or local surface to repeated rhythmic wave motions involving expansion and contraction by repeating a successon of feeding and discharging of compressed air into and from said air chambers, whereby effective and stable massage is applied not only to the waist and back regions but also the neck and shoulder regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 1984
    Date of Patent: April 22, 1986
    Assignee: Nitto Kohki Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadahisa Mogaki, Mitsuma Matsumura, Nobuyuki Nozawa, Katsuji Kikuchi, Haruki Nakao, Toshio Mikiya