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EP0717942B2
EP0717942B2 EP19950117772 EP95117772A EP0717942B2 EP 0717942 B2 EP0717942 B2 EP 0717942B2 EP 19950117772 EP19950117772 EP 19950117772 EP 95117772 A EP95117772 A EP 95117772A EP 0717942 B2 EP0717942 B2 EP 0717942B2
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43CFASTENINGS OR ATTACHMENTS OF FOOTWEAR; LACES IN GENERAL
    • A43C3/00Hooks for laces; Guards for hooks
    • A43C3/02Lacing-hooks with guide rollers
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43CFASTENINGS OR ATTACHMENTS OF FOOTWEAR; LACES IN GENERAL
    • A43C3/00Hooks for laces; Guards for hooks
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/37Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor
    • Y10T24/3739Includes lacing guiding roller within directing means
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/37Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor
    • Y10T24/3742Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor having eyelet type directing means
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/37Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor
    • Y10T24/3768Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor having loop or sleeve shaped directing means

Description

La présente invention concerne un passant pour lacet de chaussure. The present invention relates to a passer shoelace.

Une chaussure est traditionnellement constituée d'une semelle et d'une tige munie d'une ouverture pour le passage du pied et comportant de part et d'autre de cette ouverture un ensemble de passants pour un ou plusieurs lacets destinés à permettre la fermeture de cette ouverture lorsqu'une traction est exercée sur ceux-ci. A shoe is traditionally composed of a sole and a shaft with an opening for the passage of the foot and comprising on either side of this opening a set of loops on one or more laces for allowing the closing this opening when traction is exerted thereon.

Ces passants sont généralement constitués par des crochets, mais ces crochets ne retiennent pas le lacet lorsque celui-ci est desserré, ou des boucles au travers desquelles passent les lacets, ceux-ci passant alternativement au-dessus et en-dessous du plan de chaque boucle. These loops are generally constituted by hooks, but these hooks do not retain the shoelace when the latter is loosened, or loops through which pass the laces, the latter passing alternately above and below the plane of each loop.

Un problème majeur posé par tous les systèmes de passants connus est le frottement élevé se produisant entre le lacet et son passant, de sorte que la simple traction sur les extrémités libres du lacet ne suffit pas à obtenir un serrage efficace sur toute la longueur du laçage et qu'il faut exercer une traction sur chaque brin de lacet compris entre deux passants pour obtenir un serrage efficace et homogène sur toute la zone de laçage, y compris en bout de pied. A major problem with all known passers systems is the high friction occurring between the lace and the way, so that the simple traction on the free ends of the lace is not sufficient to achieve effective clamping on the entire length of lacing and must exert a traction on each lace strand between two loops to obtain an efficient and homogeneous clamping over the entire lacing zone, including toe.

Ce problème est particulièrement crucial pour les chaussures en matériau relativement rigide, par exemple les chaussures de montagne en cuir épais ou les chaussures de patinage en ligne, présentant une coque plastique relativement rigide, pour lesquelles un serrage efficace est recherché jusqu'en bout de pied. This problem is especially crucial for shoes relatively rigid material, such as thick leather hiking boots or inline skating boots, having a relatively rigid plastic shell, for which effective clamping is searched until toe .

En effet, ce problème de frottement est encore accru par la longueur de la zone de laçage nécessaire pour aller jusqu'en bout de pied. Indeed, the friction problem is exacerbated by the length of the lacing zone needed to go up toe.

Dans une chaussure de montagne commercialisée sous la dénomination commerciale ASOLO, il a été prévu, afin de remédier aux inconvénients ci-avant de construire les passants sous la forme de poulies métalliques montées pivotantes par rapport à la tige. In a mountain boot sold under the tradename ASOLO, it was intended to remedy the drawbacks above to construct the loops in the form of metallic rollers pivotally mounted relative to the rod. Une telle construction est par ailleurs déjà connue par le FR 1 349 832 relatif à une chaussure de ski. Such a construction is also already known from FR 1,349,832 relating to a ski boot. En plus FR 1 349 832 décrit une armature extérieure métallique ayant une structure fermée et apte à être attachée individuellement à la tige de la chaussure. In addition FR 1349832 discloses a metal outer shell having a closed and adapted to be attached individually to the upper of the boot structure. Le passant comporte une poulie en matière synthétique definissant un chemin de passage du lacet à l'intérieur du passant. Passing the pulley comprises a synthetic material defining a yaw passageway inside House.

De tels passants apportent un plus indéniable puisque les poulies résolvent le problème de frottement. Such loops bring a definite plus since the pulleys solve the friction problem.

Cependant. However. ils sont d'une structure compliquée, fragile, fourde et coûteuse à cause des articulalions, et très sensible au gel et à l'oxydation. they are of a complicated structure, fragile, and expensive fourde because of articulalions, and very sensitive to frost and oxidation. Par ailleurs, les poulies constituent pas rapport à la tige des parties en saillie pouvant gêner l'utilisateur lors de l'escalade en montagne et pouvant de plus être facilement détériorées, tordues lors d'une telle pratique (coincement dans les failles, etc...). Furthermore, the pulleys are not relative to the rod protruding parts that can hinder the user during mountain climbing and more can be easily damaged, twisted in such a practice (sticking through the cracks, etc. ..).

Le but de la présente invention est de remédier aux inconvénients ci-avant et de fournir un passant de lacet perfectionné qui permette notamment d'améliorer le coulissement du lacet, tout en étant solide, léger et peu coûteux. The purpose of the present invention is to overcome the drawbacks above and to provide a sophisticated lace from enabling in particular to improve the sliding of the lace, yet strong, lightweight and inexpensive.

Ce but est atteint selon l'invention par un passant comme défini dans la revendication 1. Des modes de réalisation préférés sont définis dans les revendications dépendantes 2 à 6. This object is achieved according to the invention by a passerby as defined in claim 1. Preferred embodiments are defined in the dependent claims 2 to 6.

En effet, la construction en deux parties permet d'alléger notablement la structure et de réduire les coûts de fabrication en séparant les fonctions résistance mécanique/glissement. Indeed, the two-piece construction allows to significantly lighten the structure and reduce manufacturing costs by separating the mechanical resistance / sliding. Par ailleurs, la construction fixe de l'insert permet d'augmenter la résistance de l'ensemble vis à vis des efforts, coups et selon le cas du gel. Furthermore, the fixed construction of the insert increases the strength of the assembly with respect to efforts strokes and as the case of the gel.

Avantageusement, le chemin de passage défini par l'insert du lacet s'étend dans le plan du laçage. Advantageously, the path of passage defined by the yaw insert extends in the plane of lacing. Cette disposition permet également d'optimiser le glissement puisque le lacet reste ainsi toujours dans le même plan de laçage, et n'a donc pas à passer alternativement de part et d'autre de celui-ci comme dans les constructions traditionnelles. This also optimizes the slip since the lace always remains in the same lacing plane, and therefore failed to pass alternately from both sides of it as in conventional structures.

Selon un autre mode de réalisation préféré, le chemin de passage du lacet a une forme demi-circulaire. According to another preferred embodiment, the yaw of the passageway has a semicircular shape. Ce chemin de passage fait donc office de poulie fixe particulièrement favorable à un bon coulissement. This pathway is therefore fixed pulley office particularly favorable to a good slide.

De toute façon, l'invention sera mieux comprise et d'autres caractéristiques de celle-ci seront mises en évidence à l'aide de la description qui va suivre en référence au dessin schématique annexé en illustrant un mode préféré de réalisation et dans lequel : Anyway, the invention will be better understood and other characteristics thereof will become apparent with the following description with reference to the accompanying drawings illustrating a preferred embodiment and in which:

  • la figure 1 est une vue en perspective d'une chaussure utilisant les passants selon l'invention, Figure 1 is a perspective view of a shoe using the loops according to the invention,
  • la figure 2 est une vue de dessus du laçage de la figure 1, Figure 2 is a top view of the lace of Figure 1,
  • la figure 3 est une vue en perspective éclatée d'un passant selon l'invention, Figure 3 is an exploded perspective view of a loop according to the invention,
  • la figure 4 est une vue en coupe longitudinale du passant de la figure 2, Figure 4 is a longitudinal sectional view from Figure 2,
  • la figure 5 est une vue en coupe horizontale de la figure 4, Figure 5 is a horizontal sectional view of Figure 4,
  • la figure 6 est une vue de côté d'un anneau de passage selon la technique antérieure connue montrant le trajet du lacet avec un tel anneau, Figure 6 is a side view of a passage ring according to the known prior art showing the yaw path with such ring,
  • la figure 7 est une vue similaire à la figure 6 montrant le trajet d'un lacet dans un passant selon l'invention. Figure 7 is a view similar to Figure 6 showing the path of a loop in a loop according to the invention.

La figure 1 représente une chaussure de montagne 1 dont la tige 2, qui est en fait fermée, est munie d'une "ouverture" 3, en l'occurence un soufflet, s'étendant jusqu'au bout 4 de la chaussure, cette ouverture 3 étant bordée de part et d'autre d'une série de crochets 5, anneaux 6 et passants 10 selon l'invention. 1 shows a mountain boot 1 whose rod 2, which is actually closed, is provided with an "open" 3, in this case a bellows, extending to the end 4 of the shoe, this 3 opening being bordered on either side of a set of brackets 5, 6 rings and loops 10 according to the invention.

Comme montré sur les figures 3,4 et 5, chaque passant 10 est constitué d'une enveloppe ou armature extérieure 11 et d'un insert 12. As shown in Figures 3,4 and 5, each way 10 consists of a casing or outer shell 11 and an insert 12.

L'armature extérieure 11 est dans l'exemple représenté constituée d'un simple morceau de tôle de laiton ou d'acier, découpée et repliée de façon à délimiter un logement 11a de section transversale rectangulaire, et une patte d'accrochage 11b munie d'un trou 11c pour son accrochage par exemple par rivet, sur la tige de la chaussure. The outer frame 11 is in the example shown consists of a single piece of sheet brass or steel, cut and folded so as to delimit a housing 11a of rectangular cross section, and a latching tab 11b provided with a hole 11c for attaching it for example by rivet, on the upper of the boot. Cette armature a une structure fermée. This frame has a closed structure.

Ainsi que le montrent les figures 3 et 5, deux encoches demi-circulaires 11 e peuvent être également prévues dans la paroi arrière 11 du logement 11a pour le passage du lacet 7. As shown in Figures 3 and 5, two semicircular notches 11 e may also be provided in the rear wall 11 of the housing 11a for passage of the lace 7.

L'insert 12 a quant à lui la forme d'une demi-poulie munie d'une gorge périphérique demi-circulaire 12b. The insert 12 has meanwhile the shape of a half-sheave provided with a semicircular 12b peripheral groove.

Ainsi que le montre la figure 5, la profondeur de la gorge 12b correspond à celle des encoches demi-circulaires 11e de l'armature extérieure 11 de façon à ne pas créer de discontinuité entre l'insert et son armature extérieure pour le lacet lors de son arrivée sur le passant et à avoir des frottements minimum entre le lacet et son passant. As shown in Figure 5, the depth of the groove 12b corresponds to that of semi-circular notches 11 of the outer frame 11 so as to not create a discontinuity between the insert and outer shell for yaw during his arrival on the way and to have minimum friction between the lace and its passing. On pourra également prévoir un profil évolutif de la gorge 12b de façon à supprimer les encoches 11e, sans cependant gêner le passage du fil dans un but de simplification de l'outillage. Provision may also be a progressive profile of the groove 12b so as to remove the notches 11, but without impeding the passage of the wire in a simplification of the tooling. La profondeur de la gorge 12b et des encoches 11e est par ailleurs prévue en fonction du diamètre ou largeur du lacet 7. The depth of the groove 12b and notches 11 is also provided according to the diameter or width of the lace 7.

L'insert 12 est en un matériau présentant un faible coefficient de frottement tel que du polyamide, polyuréthane ou delrin. The insert 12 is made of a material having a low coefficient of friction such as polyamide, polyurethane, or Delrin.

Le delrin sera plus particulièrement choisi pour un usage à basses températures car c'est un matériau résistant à de telles températures. The Delrin is especially selected for use at low temperatures because it is a material resistant to such temperatures.

Bien entendu, ce matériau sera également, selon le cas, choisi en fonction du matériau utilisé pour le lacet de façon à obtenir un couple passant-lacet avec coefficient de friction minimal. Of course, this material will also, as appropriate, selected depending on the material used for the lace so as to obtain a torque-yaw passing with minimum friction coefficient.

Selon le cas, l'insert 12 pourra être enduit d'un revêtement améliorant encore les caractéristiques de glissement tel que celui connu sous la dénomination commerciale téflon. As appropriate, the insert 12 may be coated with a coating further improving the sliding characteristics such as that known under the trade name Teflon.

Comme montré sur les figures 3 à 5, l'insert 12 pourra être fixé à l'intérieur de rarmature 11 par sertissage, cf 14, ou par tout autre moyen de liaison à la portée de l'homme du métier, rivetage, vissage,...etc. As shown in Figures 3 to 5, the insert 12 may be fixed inside rarmature 11 by crimping, cf 14, or by any other connecting means to the scope of the skilled person, riveting, screwing, ... etc.

Comme cela ressort plus particulièrement des figures 2 et 7, les passants 10 permettent de définir un trajet du lacet 7 situé toujours dans le même plan P, correspondant au plan médian de la gorge 11e, c'est-à-dire sans passage d'un côté à l'autre de ce plan P. As seen more particularly in Figures 2 and 7, the loops 10 are used to define an estimated yaw 7 always located in the same plane P, corresponding to the median plane of the throat 11, that is to say without passage one side to the other of the plane P.

On évite ainsi la génération de frottements parasites supplémentaires entre le corps du passant/anneau et le lacet 7, passant alternativement d'un côté et de l'autre du plan P comme cela est réalisé dans la technique antérieure utilisant des anneaux 6, comme montré à la figure 6. This prevents generation of additional parasitic friction between the body of the passing / ring and yaw 7, passing alternately from one side and the other of the plane P as is done in the prior art using rings 6, as shown in Figure 6.

La figure 2 explique le rôle particulier des anneaux 6, connus en soi, utilisés à l'extrémité avant de la partie de laçage constituée par les passants 10 selon l'invention. Figure 2 explains the special role of ring 6, known per se, used for the front end of the lacing portion constituted by the loops 10 of the invention.

Ces anneaux 6 servent en fait à dévier ou renvoyer dans le plan sensiblement "horizontal" P de laçage défini par les passants 10 l'effort de traction, représenté par les flèches F sur les figures 1 et 2, et qui est exercé sur le lacet 7 dans une direction essentiellement verticale. These rings 6 are in fact used to deflect or return in the plane substantially "horizontal" P lacing defined by the loops 10 the tensile force, represented by arrows F in Figures 1 and 2, and which is exerted on the lace 7 in a substantially vertical direction.

La construction selon l'invention des passants permet d'obtenir un serrage efficace jusque dans la zone du bout 4 de la chaussure, quelle que soit la rigidité de matériau employé pour la tige, du fait du coulissement amélioré du lacet sur les passants obtenus par la construction de ceux-ci. The construction according to the invention passers provides an effective clamping into the region of the end 4 of the shoe, regardless of the material used for the shaft stiffness, due to improved sliding of the lace on passers obtained by the construction thereof.

Bien entendu, la présente invention ne se limite pas au seul exemple de réalisation montré ici à titre non limitatif, mais en englobe tous les modes de réalisation. Of course, the present invention is not limited to one embodiment shown here is not limited, but encompasses all embodiments.

C'est ainsi que "l'ouverture" soufflet 3 pourrait être constituée par une ouverture traditionnelle. Thus the "opening" bellows 3 could be constituted by a traditional opening.

De même, la tige pourrait être en matériau plastique, tissu..., ou la chaussure pourrait être une chaussure de patin à glace ou à roulettes sans que l'on sorte pour autant du cadre de la présente invention. Similarly, the rod could be of plastic material, fabric ..., or shoe could be a skate shoe ice or roller without going beyond the ambit of the present invention.

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  1. Guide (10) for boot lacing (7), which can be individually attached to a boot upper (2) and which it is constituted by :
    (a) a metallic outer housing (11) which has a closed structure (11a) having characteristics of mechanical resistance and which can be fastened onto the upper of the boot (2), and
    (b) an insert (12) of a synthetic material having a low coefficient of friction attached and not rotatable on the inside of the outer housing (11) and defining a pathway (12b) for the lace (7) on the interior of the guide.
  2. Guide for boot lacing according to claim 1, characterized in that the pathway (12b) for the lacing extends in the plane of the lacing "P".
  3. Guide for boot lacing according to claims 1 or 2, characterized in that the pathway (12b) for the lacing has a semi-circular shape.
  4. Guide for boot lacing according to claim 1, characterized in that the insert (12) is provided with a coating facilitating sliding such as Teflon.
  5. Guide for boot lacing according to claim1, characterized in that the insert (12) is crimped inside the outer housing (11).
  6. Guide for boot lacing according to claim 1, characterized in that the outer housing (11) comprises at least one recess (11e) corresponding to the pathway (12b).
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