DE202013007993U1 - Shower door assembly with self-closing function - Google Patents

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DE202013007993U1
DE202013007993U1 DE202013007993U DE202013007993U DE202013007993U1 DE 202013007993 U1 DE202013007993 U1 DE 202013007993U1 DE 202013007993 U DE202013007993 U DE 202013007993U DE 202013007993 U DE202013007993 U DE 202013007993U DE 202013007993 U1 DE202013007993 U1 DE 202013007993U1
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47KSANITARY EQUIPMENT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; TOILET ACCESSORIES
    • A47K3/00Baths; Douches; Appurtenances therefor
    • A47K3/28Showers or bathing douches
    • A47K3/30Screens or collapsible cabinets for showers or baths
    • A47K3/34Slidable screens
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05DHINGES OR SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS
    • E05D15/00Suspension arrangements for wings
    • E05D15/06Suspension arrangements for wings for wings sliding horizontally more or less in their own plane
    • E05D15/0621Details, e.g. suspension or supporting guides
    • E05D15/0626Details, e.g. suspension or supporting guides for wings suspended at the top
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05DHINGES OR SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS
    • E05D15/00Suspension arrangements for wings
    • E05D15/06Suspension arrangements for wings for wings sliding horizontally more or less in their own plane
    • E05D15/0621Details, e.g. suspension or supporting guides
    • E05D15/0626Details, e.g. suspension or supporting guides for wings suspended at the top
    • E05D15/063Details, e.g. suspension or supporting guides for wings suspended at the top on wheels with fixed axis
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05DHINGES OR SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS
    • E05D15/00Suspension arrangements for wings
    • E05D15/06Suspension arrangements for wings for wings sliding horizontally more or less in their own plane
    • E05D15/0621Details, e.g. suspension or supporting guides
    • E05D15/066Details, e.g. suspension or supporting guides for wings supported at the bottom
    • E05D15/0686Tracks
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05FDEVICES FOR MOVING WINGS INTO OPEN OR CLOSED POSITION; CHECKS FOR WINGS; WING FITTINGS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR, CONCERNED WITH THE FUNCTIONING OF THE WING
    • E05F1/00Closers or openers for wings, not otherwise provided for in this subclass
    • E05F1/08Closers or openers for wings, not otherwise provided for in this subclass spring-actuated, e.g. for horizontally sliding wings
    • E05F1/16Closers or openers for wings, not otherwise provided for in this subclass spring-actuated, e.g. for horizontally sliding wings for sliding wings
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05FDEVICES FOR MOVING WINGS INTO OPEN OR CLOSED POSITION; CHECKS FOR WINGS; WING FITTINGS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR, CONCERNED WITH THE FUNCTIONING OF THE WING
    • E05F5/00Braking devices, e.g. checks; Stops; Buffers
    • E05F5/003Braking devices, e.g. checks; Stops; Buffers for sliding wings
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05YINDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO HINGES OR OTHER SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS AND DEVICES FOR MOVING WINGS INTO OPEN OR CLOSED POSITION, CHECKS FOR WINGS AND WING FITTINGS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR, CONCERNED WITH THE FUNCTIONING OF THE WING
    • E05Y2900/00Application of doors, windows, wings or fittings thereof
    • E05Y2900/10Application of doors, windows, wings or fittings thereof for buildings or parts thereof
    • E05Y2900/114Application of doors, windows, wings or fittings thereof for buildings or parts thereof for showers

Abstract

Shower door assembly with self-closing function, comprising an upper frame with sliding groove; a roller mechanism with rollers, wherein the rollers are received in the sliding groove, characterized in that the shower door assembly further comprises a damper, wherein the damper is fixedly connected to the upper frame and having a first drive element, and wherein the roller Mechanism further comprises a second drive element, and wherein in closing and opening the shower door, the first drive element and the second drive element each exert a force on each other, so that the first drive element and the second drive element are driven for movement.

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  • Technical area
  • The utility model relates to a shower door assembly, in particular a self-closing system in the shower door assembly.
  • State of the art
  • The shower door with rollers is very widespread, the sliding movement of the roller mechanism in the rail, the glass door is driven to slide, thereby opening and closing the shower door realized. But in the prior art, the excessive force when closing the door leads to very large collision noise, which has a very large impact on the glass door and the connection structures, thereby shortening the life of the shower door. On the other hand, if the power to close the door is too large or too small, it will result in the door not being able to be fully closed and the water spurting or flowing out of the bathroom. Moreover, at least part of the prior art roller mechanism is visible from the outside, therefore the overall appearance of the shower door is affected.
  • Content of the utility model
  • To solve the problem in the prior art, the present utility model provides a self-closing function shower door assembly. When the door is to be closed, a very small force is exerted at the very beginning, then the self-closing function of the door can be started, and with the function the glass door is completely closed at low speed.
  • According to one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a self-closing function shower door assembly comprising an upper frame with a sliding groove; a roller mechanism with rollers, the rollers are accommodated in the sliding groove, while the shower door assembly further comprises a damper. Damper is fixedly connected to the upper frame and has a first drive element, and the roller mechanism further comprises a second drive element. When closing and opening the shower door, the first drive element and the second drive element each exert a force on each other, so that the first drive element and the second drive element are driven for movement.
  • In one embodiment, a receiving groove is disposed within the upper frame. The damper is received in the receiving groove. The first drive element faces the axial direction of the rollers so that the contact point of the first drive element and the second drive element is located within the upper frame.
  • In one embodiment, the upper frame further comprises a decorative cover. The bottom of the decorative cover and the top frame form a one-piece body, and the top of the decorative cover and the top frame form a gap to install the roller mechanism.
  • In one embodiment, threaded holes are provided on the upper frame and damper, thereby securing the damper to the upper frame by attachment means.
  • In one embodiment, the second drive element has a first edge located above the rollers and a second edge extending vertically downward from the first edge. The second edge serves to contact the first drive element.
  • In one embodiment, a slot is provided at the first edge. The roller mechanism has a support member to support the first edge. On the support element a threaded hole is provided. By the fastener, which pass through the slot and the threaded hole, the first edge is connected to the support element. Preferably, two threaded holes are provided on the support member, the distance between the threaded holes is smaller than the length of the elongated hole, therefore, the first edge can move relative to the support member in the longitudinal direction of the elongated hole to realize the adjustment function.
  • The present utility model uses the buffering effect of the damper. When the shower door is opened, the second drive element contacts the first drive element, so that the first drive element moves within the damper stroke until the end of the stroke, thereby completely opening the shower door. When closing the door under the action of the external force, the first drive element leaves the end of the stroke and is reset so that the second drive element is driven to move. In the course of the slow recovery of the first drive element within the hub, the door moves slowly, thereby the complete closing of the door is realized at the end. The shower door assembly according to the present invention has the self-closing function, and the closing is mitigating and tight. With the decorative cover, the inner structure like roller mechanism are not observed from the outside, so that the whole product looks more beautiful.
  • Brief description of the drawings
  • 1 is a schematic representation of the self-closing system in the shower door assembly in an embodiment according to the present utility model.
  • 2 is an enlarged view of section A of FIG 1 ,
  • 3 FIG. 12 is a schematic view of the damper in an embodiment according to the present invention. FIG.
  • 4 Fig. 12 is a schematic view of the roller mechanism in an embodiment according to the present invention.
  • 5 Fig. 12 is a schematic view of a part of the roller mechanism in an embodiment according to the present invention.
  • 6 is a schematic representation of the mating state of the roller mechanism and damper in the shower door assembly according to the present utility model, in 6A is the shower door in the fully closed state, in 6B is the shower door during the process of opening / closing, in 6C the shower door is completely open.
  • In the figures, other components are omitted, which have nothing to do with the features of the present utility model.
  • Detailed embodiments
  • In conjunction with the figures and detailed embodiments, the present utility model will be explained in more detail
  • In 1 the self-firing system of the shower door assembly according to the present invention is shown. The shower door assembly typically includes a stationary frame (not shown) that contacts the wall and an adjustable frame (not shown) that mates with the stationary frame, moreover, the shower door assembly still has an upper frame 10 and an optional lower frame (not shown). In the present utility model, the shower door assembly also has a damper 20 and a roller mechanism 30 to realize the self-closing function.
  • In the embodiment, the upper frame 10 alternatively, a decorative cover 40 on. The floor of the decorative cover 40 and the upper frame form a one-piece body, and the tip of the decorative cover and the upper frame form a gap to install the roller mechanism. It is function of decorative cover 40 To cover the inner structure of the roller mechanism and damper, so that such internal structures and their matching from the outside are not visible, so that the shower door looks on the whole beautiful and coordinated.
  • The 2 enlarges the details of the upper frame 10 , The interior of the upper frame 10 has a sliding groove 14 on to the roles 34 (please refer 4 ) from the roller mechanism 30 record, and the roles 34 can inside the sliding groove 14 slide. In addition, the upper frame points 10 Furthermore, a recording groove 12 on to the damper 20 take.
  • 3 puts a damper 20 as an example, he has two threaded holes 28 on the upper surface, accordingly, the upper frame 10 also two corresponding threaded holes 18 on, so the damper can 20 by fasteners such as screws in the receiving groove 12 attached. In addition, the damper points 20 an opening at the side edge 24 on, and the driving element 22 stretches out of the opening 24 , The length of the opening 24 determines the largest stroke of the first drive element. In the illustrated state, the first drive element is located 22 at the starting position, and the opposite end is the end 26 , At the position is the first drive element 22 at the end position. The position of the damper 20 in the recording room 12 can be rationally determined in accordance with the experience of those skilled in the art.
  • 4 and 5 make a role mechanism 30 of the present utility model as an example, except for the roles 34 he still has a second control element 32 ( 1 ) and a support element 35 on. The second control element 32 has a first edge 321 above the rollers 34 and a second edge 322 on, extending from the first edge 321 vertically downwards stretches. The support element 35 serves to the second drive element 32 with the main part of the roller mechanism 30 connect to. In the present embodiment, the support element 35 two spaced threaded holes 36 on. At the first edge 321 is a slot 33 provided by the screw 37 may be the first edge 321 on the support element 35 attached. Of course, those skilled in the art may employ the other prior art connection methods.
  • As in 5 shown are the roles 34 by fasteners 39 with the main part of the roller mechanism 30 connected. In addition, the role mechanism 30 connected to the glass door of the shower door (not shown), so that the glass door is driven to move.
  • In the present embodiment, the length of the slot is 33 greater than the distance between the threaded holes 36 That is why the relative distance between the first edge 321 and the main part of the reel mechanism 30 be adjusted along the longitudinal direction of the slot. It is the purpose of the adjustment to compensate for the possible error during assembly.
  • 6A . 6B and 6C each set the combination state between the roller mechanism 30 and the damper 20 when the shower door is in different states. To show it clearly, part of the decorative cover 40 cut.
  • 6A shows the mating relationship between the role mechanism 30 and the damper 20 when the shower door is in the fully closed state. At this time, the second ridge supports 322 on the first drive element 22 , and the first driving element 22 is in the starting position.
  • If the glass door 26 in the direction of the end 26 pushed, push the second edge 322 the first drive element 22 so it's along the opening 24 slides. 6B shows the mating relationship between the role mechanism 30 and the damper 20 when the shower door is open / close during the process. If the second edge 322 the first drive element 22 until the end 26 slides, the shower door is fully open ( 6C ). And at this time becomes the first driving element 22 because of the structural characteristic of the damper 20 limited at the end and can not move, so that the shower door is in the fully open state the whole time.
  • When the door has to be closed, an effective force acting after the home position is exerted on the glass door, so that the first drive element 22 from the structural restriction of the damper 20 is released and thus moves to the starting position, thereby the second edge is driven to move in the same direction. Because of the structural characteristic of the damper 20 goes the first drive element 22 At this time slowly back to the starting position, so that the glass door is slowly closed. When the first drive element 22 reaches the starting position, the glass door is completely closed.
  • It should be noted that the above is only the preferred embodiments of the present utility model, but the design concept of the present utility model is not limited thereto. All non-essential changes of the present utility model with the aid of the concept also belong to the scope of protection of the present utility model.

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  1. Shower door assembly with self-closing function, comprising an upper frame with sliding groove; a roller mechanism with rollers, wherein the rollers are received in the sliding groove, characterized in that the shower door assembly further comprises a damper, wherein the damper is fixedly connected to the upper frame and having a first drive element, and wherein the roller Mechanism further comprises a second drive element, and wherein in closing and opening the shower door, the first drive element and the second drive element each exert a force on each other, so that the first drive element and the second drive element are driven for movement.
  2. Shower door assembly according to claim 1, characterized in that a receiving groove is disposed within the upper frame, wherein the damper is received in the receiving groove, and wherein the first drive element facing the axial direction of the rollers, so that the contact point of the first drive element and of the second drive element is located within the upper frame.
  3. Shower door assembly according to claim 1, characterized in that the upper frame further comprises a decorative cover, wherein the bottom of the decorative cover and the upper frame form a one-piece body, and wherein the top of the decorative cover and the upper frame form a gap to install the role mechanism.
  4. Shower door assembly according to claim 1, characterized in that threaded holes are provided on the upper frame and damper, wherein the damper is thus secured by fastening means on the upper frame.
  5. Shower door assembly according to claim 1, characterized in that the second drive element has a first edge, which is located above the rollers, and a second edge, which extends vertically downwards from the first edge, wherein the second edge is for contacting the first drive element.
  6. Shower door assembly according to claim 5, characterized in that a slot is provided at the first edge, wherein the roller mechanism comprises a support member to support the first edge, and wherein the support member is provided with a threaded hole, and wherein by the fastening means , which pass through the slot and the threaded hole, the first edge is connected to the support element.
  7. Shower door assembly according to claim 6, characterized in that two threaded holes are provided on the support member, wherein the distance between the threaded holes is smaller than the length of the elongated hole.
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