EP1415575A1 - Airbag with pump and valve for a waterbed - Google Patents

Airbag with pump and valve for a waterbed Download PDF

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EP1415575A1
EP1415575A1 EP20020024072 EP02024072A EP1415575A1 EP 1415575 A1 EP1415575 A1 EP 1415575A1 EP 20020024072 EP20020024072 EP 20020024072 EP 02024072 A EP02024072 A EP 02024072A EP 1415575 A1 EP1415575 A1 EP 1415575A1
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water
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Thomas Bosshard
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Aqua Dynamic AG
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47CCHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
    • A47C27/00Spring, stuffed or fluid mattresses or cushions specially adapted for chairs, beds or sofas
    • A47C27/08Fluid mattresses or cushions
    • A47C27/081Fluid mattresses or cushions of pneumatic type
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47CCHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
    • A47C27/00Spring, stuffed or fluid mattresses or cushions specially adapted for chairs, beds or sofas
    • A47C27/08Fluid mattresses or cushions
    • A47C27/085Fluid mattresses or cushions of liquid type, e.g. filled with water or gel

Abstract

The invention relates to a flat flexible air container which can be placed inside a water bed under a water mattress. A pump fills the air tank, a valve empties it. The continuously displaced water causes the water level in the water bed to rise or fall, the bed becomes firmer or softer and the body position of the sleeper is changed accordingly without the hassle of filling or draining water. It can also be used to compensate for the temporary absence of a partner, and thus his water displacement, on continuous water mattresses.

Description

The invention relates to a flat air container placed under a water mattress can be. A pump fills the air tank, a valve empties it. That through the Air tanks so continuously displaced water leaves the water level in the waterbed rise or fall, the bed becomes firmer or softer and the body position of the Sleeper is changed accordingly.

The air tank e.g. a flat tube or pillow made of a flexible airtight Foil is manufactured, e.g. on the side or on the headboard, in the inner construction of a Waterbed placed under the water mattress. There is one outside the bed Air pump that feeds the air tank via a hose. The pump is filled in Gear set. To drain the valve is opened, the water pressure of the water bed empties the air tank automatically.

The invention can be converted into practically any existing type of waterbed within minutes insert and apply. Depending on your preferred sleeping position or current preference, it is a need to change the filling quantity and thus the strength in the waterbed. It was so far without filling or draining not possible the strength in the Changing the waterbed quickly from soft to firm. It can also be used for continuous Water mattresses the temporary lack of a partner, and thus his water displacement, be balanced out, which is equivalent to a great improvement in comfort.

Claims (1)

  1. Flat air container, made of a film, e.g. vinyl or other airtight flexible material, characterized in that it is placed under the water mattress in the inner construction of a water bed and filled with an air pump to change the water bed strength and emptied with a valve.
EP20020024072 2002-10-29 2002-10-29 Airbag with pump and valve for a waterbed Not-in-force EP1415575B1 (en)

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AT02024072T AT296044T (en) 2002-10-29 2002-10-29 Air container with pump and valve for a waterbed
EP20020024072 EP1415575B1 (en) 2002-10-29 2002-10-29 Airbag with pump and valve for a waterbed
DE2002503213 DE50203213D1 (en) 2002-10-29 2002-10-29 Air tank with pump and valve for a waterbed

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Cited By (1)

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DE102007027278A1 (en) 2007-06-11 2008-12-18 Detlef Ludwig Waterbed, method of retrofitting waterbeds, and method of adjusting and adjusting a mattress body to different body weights

Citations (5)

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US4901386A (en) * 1989-02-01 1990-02-20 Lane Walter W Air adjustable water mattress
US5287577A (en) * 1993-01-11 1994-02-22 Bremer Ross L Apparatus and methods for elevating a patient to facilitate X-ray photography
EP0992206A1 (en) * 1998-10-05 2000-04-12 Aqua Dynamic AG Air pump and air bed system with a plurality of independent air chambers
US6243893B1 (en) * 1999-02-01 2001-06-12 Amanda G. Baldwin Portable water cooled mattress
US6327724B1 (en) * 1999-02-02 2001-12-11 O.R. Comfort, Llc Inflatable positioning aids for operating room

Patent Citations (5)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4901386A (en) * 1989-02-01 1990-02-20 Lane Walter W Air adjustable water mattress
US5287577A (en) * 1993-01-11 1994-02-22 Bremer Ross L Apparatus and methods for elevating a patient to facilitate X-ray photography
EP0992206A1 (en) * 1998-10-05 2000-04-12 Aqua Dynamic AG Air pump and air bed system with a plurality of independent air chambers
US6243893B1 (en) * 1999-02-01 2001-06-12 Amanda G. Baldwin Portable water cooled mattress
US6327724B1 (en) * 1999-02-02 2001-12-11 O.R. Comfort, Llc Inflatable positioning aids for operating room

Cited By (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE102007027278A1 (en) 2007-06-11 2008-12-18 Detlef Ludwig Waterbed, method of retrofitting waterbeds, and method of adjusting and adjusting a mattress body to different body weights

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