EP1561872A1 - Container for the preparation of a mobile useful space - Google Patents

Container for the preparation of a mobile useful space Download PDF

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EP1561872A1
EP1561872A1 EP20050002451 EP05002451A EP1561872A1 EP 1561872 A1 EP1561872 A1 EP 1561872A1 EP 20050002451 EP20050002451 EP 20050002451 EP 05002451 A EP05002451 A EP 05002451A EP 1561872 A1 EP1561872 A1 EP 1561872A1
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Klaus-Dieter Banse
Ernst Krohm
Manfred Sitter D'heureuse
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E04BUILDING
    • E04BGENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS; WALLS, e.g. PARTITIONS; ROOFS; FLOORS; CEILINGS; INSULATION OR OTHER PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS
    • E04B1/00Constructions in general; Structures which are not restricted either to walls, e.g. partitions, or floors or ceilings or roofs
    • E04B1/343Structures characterised by movable, separable, or collapsible parts, e.g. for transport
    • E04B1/344Structures characterised by movable, separable, or collapsible parts, e.g. for transport with hinged parts
    • E04B1/3445Structures characterised by movable, separable, or collapsible parts, e.g. for transport with hinged parts foldable in a flat stack of parallel panels

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Container comprises a covering element (2), side walls (4) and a base element (3) arranged to form a chamber. The side walls have wall elements (7) which pivot using a flap mechanism. The container can be transferred from a use position into a transport position in which the wall element is pivoted between the base element and the covering element. Preferred Features: The base element has a holder for receiving an insert module. The holder is structured to insert the insert module by lateral sliding and fix using a fixing element.

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The invention relates to a container for providing a mobile workspace.

Today's projects are about mobility and performance on the spot in the first place. The question of how to provide logistics, Accommodations, storage and workplaces on construction sites, in disaster areas, on expedition sites can be brought up to today is only under considerable technical and labor-intensive effort feasible. Previous Containers become exclusive to the above use transported by train, truck and ship. Because it is rigid structures only one container per can so far Carriage without trailer to be transported. In order for the Use of, for example, residential and residence containers also to provide equipment and use, needs it further means of transport and personnel. In summary can be stated that, as described above, Costly and labor-intensive performance arises.

Today's containers essentially consist of a rigid one Frame construction enclosed with standard profile sheets are. The necessary insulation is provided by insulating mats or hard foam met. Used windows and doors are enclosed by additional frames incorporated into the walls. Electricity, heating and other Versorgungsmödule can can only be realized by external devices and connections. If technical requirements for communication or data technology should be used, they must exclusively be retrofitted with elaborate additional mounts.

It is an object of the present invention to provide a container to provide for the provision of usable space, which can be easily transported and set up.

According to the invention, a container for providing a provided mobile Nutzraumes, a ceiling element, a or a plurality of side walls and a bottom element. These Elements are arranged in a position of use to each other, to form the working space. The side wall includes a or several wall elements by means of a folding mechanism are pivotable. The container is from the use position into a transport position convertible by the Wall element pivoted between the floor element and ceiling element so that the wall elements, the floor element and the ceiling element substantially to each other and parallel lie to each other. The floor element has a module space to accommodate one or more insert modules.

The folding mechanism allows reducing the Transport volume, so that several containers instead of previously only one can be moved and put on the spot. Furthermore, it is possible by pre-assembly of selected Insert modules the bottom element of the container before transport according to the purpose of the container to equip and to transport the container in the transport position. This eliminates the additional transport of facilities and modules used on site in the container would have to be.

Preferably, the bottom element is cuboid with a bottom part, a side part and a lid part formed, wherein the side part comprises one or more side elements, which are pivotable by means of a folding mechanism, wherein the floor element is convertible into an empty position, by the side elements between bottom part and cover part be pivoted so that the side element, the bottom part and the lid part substantially to each other and parallel lie to each other. In this way the container can be used for Transport can be further reduced if no insert module is received in the soil element.

According to a further embodiment, the bottom element have a holder to receive the insert module. The bracket can be designed to be the insert module insert by lateral insertion and with the help of a Fasten fastener.

Conveniently, the bottom part of the bottom element with provided a compensation element to bumps when setting up of the container to balance on uneven ground. The compensating element may comprise an inflatable air cushion, which can be inflated by a compressed air source to a degree is to compensate for the bump.

According to a further embodiment, the bottom element have an internal interface to from the interior of the Space to grant access to the insert module. Farther the floor element can have an external interface, to access the deployment module from outside the container to grant.

Each of the insert modules can be at least one of the following Modules include: utility module, disposal module, data processing module, Communication module, climate module, storage module and / or earmarked module.

It is expedient at a respect to the usable space by Sidewall and / or ceiling element formed inner surface a To arrange intermediate wall bracket to insert an intermediate wall. The partition can in the transport position in one corresponding recess in one of the side wall or be arranged of the ceiling element. The partition is included in the position of use with the help of a joint from the corresponding recess in a room divider position pivotable.

The wall elements are preferably in the position of use locked by a locking device so that the Workspace remains in the position of use. The can Wall elements in the position of use by a locking device be lockable with each other so that one Folding the folding mechanism is blocked.

The container may have an intermediate floor, with the Sidewall and the ceiling element a utility module with the usable space forms, wherein the bottom element and the Nutzmodul from each other are executed separable. The floor element and the Nutzmodul can by a connecting device with each other be connectable.

According to another aspect of the present invention a detachable floor element for such a container as well provided a separate user module.

According to another aspect of the present invention a container arrangement provided with a plurality of containers, the containers each with one side wall to each other are arranged, wherein the adjacent side walls are removable to create an enlarged work space.

Preferred embodiments of the invention are explained below with reference to the drawings. Show it:

  • 1 is a side view of a container in the position of use according to a first embodiment of the invention.
  • Figure 2 is a side view of a container in transport position according to the first embodiment of the invention.
  • Fig. 3 is a side view of a container in a partially folded state according to a second embodiment of the invention;
  • 4 shows a further side view of the container according to the first embodiment of the invention;
  • Fig. 5 is a perspective view of a container having inner walls according to a third embodiment of the invention;
  • Fig. 6 is a side view of a container assembly according to another embodiment of the invention; and
  • Fig. 7 is a side view of a container assembly with compensating elements according to another embodiment of the invention.
  • FIG. 1 shows a side view of a container in FIG Use position according to a first embodiment of the invention. The container shown serves a mobile To provide usable space, which is permanent and / or temporary residence of persons.

    The container has a bottom element 3, on which two side walls 4 are arranged with one end. At one of the floor element 3 distant end of the side walls 4 is a ceiling element 2, so that the bottom element 3, the Side walls 4 and the ceiling element 2 in a position of use to form a utility room for the stay of persons suitable is.

    The side walls 4 each have two wall elements 7, the are connected by hinges 6, so that the Side walls 4 of the use position in a transport position can be pivoted. These are the wall elements 7 at one of their ends with each other via one of the hinges 6 connected and at their other end on more Hinges 6 with the bottom element 3 and the ceiling element 2 connected.

    Fig. 1 shows a plan view of an end face 15. Die Front side 15 is provided with a door 16 through which a User can enter the container. The front side 15 is with further hinges 18 attached to the bottom element 3, to folded on the bottom element 3 in the direction of the work space to become. To the front page 15 in the position of use secure, the end face 15 with the ceiling element 2 over Fasteners 19 attached and held.

    When pivoting the side walls 4 in the transport position fold the side walls 4 in the usable space of the container, so that the ceiling element 2 and the bottom element 3 to each other to move. In the transport position, shown in Fig.2 is, are the wall elements 7 of the side walls 4, the Ceiling element 2 and the bottom element 3 substantially to each other and the total height of the container is clear reduced. In the transport position, the container can now Space-saving transported.

    The floor element 3 has a certain height to insert modules 9 record. The insert modules 9 serve to supply and waste disposal units, as well as communication and Data processing units for the users of the work space provide. Because the insert modules 9 in the ground of the container are housed, they do not have to be retrofitted be placed in the container to the container to prepare for a specific purpose.

    Instead it is possible to attach the container to one of the later location remote place with the desired Insert modules 9 to provide, for the particular purpose be needed and then the container in the transport position to transport in a space-saving manner to the place of use.

    The insert modules 9 can be varied and arbitrary be combined. For example, such a deployment module 9 a supply module, a disposal module, a data processing module, a communication module, a climate module, a storage module and / or another dedicated module be. In particular, the insert modules 9 may include: a Generating set, a heating and / or air conditioning unit, a water / wastewater system, a PC hardware, a telecommunications unit, a gas / oil tank, a container for medical gases, a storage room for supplies, a garbage bin, a satellite communication unit, a radio, a drive unit for a medical care, a compressor for airtight, inflatable wall and door seals, one Supply line for modular commissioning of the mentioned Elements, a vault and other units.

    If the container at its site, for example, as medical station can be provided such deployment modules 9, for example, the supply of anesthetic gases, a Electricity generator, a water storage, a data processing unit and other medical device. In order to from the working space these insert modules 9 can be used are inside the container suitable interfaces for Accessing the insert modules 9 provided according to their nature.

    In Fig. 3 is a container according to another embodiment shown. The bottom element 3 is itself in the transport position verklappbar. The bottom element 3 is cuboid with a bottom part 10, side parts 11 and a cover part 12 formed, wherein the lid part of the bottom of the usable space forms or is arranged at the bottom of the usable space.

    The side parts 11 comprise one or more side elements 13, using a folding mechanism in the same way as the wall elements 7 are pivotable. That's it Floor element 3 can be converted into an empty position by the Side elements 13 pivoted between the bottom part and cover part be so that the side members 13, the bottom part 10 and the cover part 12 substantially to each other and in parallel lie to each other. That way, the container can be completely folded when no insert modules 9 are provided.

    If one of the insert modules 9 fails, it can be removed from the Remove floor element 3 and another insert module Replace 9. This is the repair of such a container due to the modular applicability and interchangeability the insert modules 9 greatly simplified.

    The ceiling element 14 shown in Fig. 3 has an additional Storage space 15, in which not in the insert modules. 9 provided devices or materials in the transport position can be stored, since this storage space 15 in the Transport position remains.

    In Fig. 4 is a side view of a longitudinal side 4 of Containers shown. The long sides have the wall elements 7, as shown in Figs 1 and 2. The on the narrow ends of the container provided end walls 15th are made up of only one wall element and can in the transport position are also pivoted. As in Fig. 2 seen, the end walls 15 are pivotally connected to the Floor element 3 connected and are when transferred to the Transport position pivoted first in the direction of the work space, so that the end walls under the wall elements 7 in the transport position come to rest.

    The insert modules in the bottom element 3 can from all directions be used in appropriate brackets. Especially fasteners are provided to the insert modules 9 especially during transport.

    The side walls 4 and the end walls 15 can optionally with Doors, windows, sliding walls, rail elements for furniture or technical equipment. A restriction the folding ability does not result.

    In Fig. 5 is a perspective view of a container shown. Inside the container are with passages provided partition walls 17 arranged, which is displaceable on the one hand and to another by folding them into appropriate ones Recesses in the bottom element 3 or the ceiling element 2 are pivotable. So it is possible the partitions 17 fold out if necessary. Be in the transport position the partitions back into the corresponding recesses the floor element 3 or the ceiling element 2 is pivoted, so that the side walls undisturbed in the transport position can be brought.

    In Fig. 6 is a container arrangement with a plurality of such Container shown. The containers can be side by side and be arranged one above the other. The bottom element 3 and a Nutzmodul, i. the working space forming part of the container, are executed separable from each other by both the Floor element 3, a ceiling part 21 and the Nutzmodul a Base plate 22 have. These can be so interconnected be that the insert modules 9 from the usable space of it located Nutzmoduls 20 via the corresponding interfaces are accessible. Likewise, it is possible utility modules 20 to arrange one above the other and with each other via suitable To connect holding devices, so that a sufficient Stability is guaranteed.

    To group several containers and place them in a walk-in Space to refactor, depending on the form of installation take out the walls. In addition, a stacking from e.g. three containers on top of each other or more containers be made side by side. Through different Tent roofs will be courtyards, connecting passageways or additional Usage areas created that do not require fixed structures.

    The bottom element 3 can be designed in several variants be. First, it includes a multi-layered bottom plate, the both fully insulated, waterproof and with pre-aligned channels for installation of power, data and telecommunication lines Is provided. In addition, connections and Conduits for e.g. electric hot air or water passing Underfloor heating, electrical wiring and data cables as well as any other media and fixtures, relocated become. Through a composite panel provided with braces are connecting pieces for permanent installation of insulation material, Anti-static mats, impact sound insulation, purpose-optimized Floor coverings such as acid-resistant tiles, laminate, Steel profile floor, carpet or other materials installed. This makes it possible, depending on the purpose of the floor assembly without substantial alterations, anytime Needs of the user.

    The second variant comprises a box module having the same characteristics the o.g. Floor element 3 has. In addition are inside the floor element 3 compartments for insert modules 9th introduced, depending on the equipment variant technical Devices of all kinds can and record through Bottom flaps inside the container or through from outside accessible drawers operated accessible.

    To make sure the container is in place on site horizontal position can be brought into the ground element 3 compensating elements in the form of one or more Air cushion 21 is provided. The air cushions have an automatic Niveliergerät and connected compressor each compensate for any height compensation and ground inequalities can. To set up the entire container stable can, after the Nivelierausgleich by the air cushion 21, on each long side about four height-adjustable stilts established. The air cushions can also be used simultaneously Serve shock absorbers when the container with parachutes deposited or slid off via a loading pallet should be.

    Both variants come with devices for the assembly of Ground anchors equipped. At the same time become selbige devices equipped with automatic snap closures around with several containers above and next to each other, a safe Lock to achieve without additional assembly.

    Both in the folded and assembled state the ceiling elements 2 and floor elements 3 are by said Snap locks connected and secured.

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    1. Container for providing a mobile work space, with a ceiling element, with one or more side walls and with a floor element, which are arranged in a position of use to each other to form the work space,
      wherein the side wall comprises one or more wall elements which are pivotable by means of a folding mechanism,
      wherein the container is convertible from the use position to a transport position by the wall element between the floor element and ceiling element is pivoted that the wall elements, the bottom element and the ceiling element substantially to each other and are parallel to each other,
      wherein the floor member has a module space for receiving one or more insert modules.
    2. Container according to claim 1, wherein the bottom element is cuboid with a bottom part, a side part and a Cover part is formed, wherein the side part includes one or more page elements that help with a folding mechanism are pivotable, wherein the Floor element is convertible into an empty position by the side elements between bottom part and cover part be pivoted so that the page element, the Bottom part and the lid part substantially to each other and parallel to each other.
    3. Container according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the floor element has a holder to receive the insert module.
    4. Container according to claim 3, wherein the holder designed so is to insert module by pushing in laterally insert and with the help of a fastener to fix.
    5. Container according to one of claims 1 to 4, wherein the Bottom part of the bottom element with a compensation element is provided to prevent bumps when setting up the Balancing containers on uneven ground.
    6. Container according to claim 5, wherein the compensating element an inflatable air cushion, by a Compressed air source is inflatable to a degree to the To compensate for unevenness.
    7. Container according to one of claims 1 to 6, wherein the Floor element has an internal interface to from inside the utility room access to the insert module to grant.
    8. Container according to one of claims 1 to 7, wherein the Floor element has an external interface to from outside the container access to the insert module to grant.
    9. Container according to one of claims 1 to 8, wherein each the insert modules of at least one of the following modules includes: supply module, disposal module, data processing module, Communication module, climate module, storage module and / or earmarked module.
    10. Container according to claim 9, wherein the intermediate wall in the transport position in a corresponding recess in one of the side wall or the ceiling element is arranged.
    11. Container according to one of claims 1 to 10, wherein the Wall elements in the position of use by a locking device are lockable so that the Workspace remains in the position of use.
    12. Container according to one of claims 1 to 11, wherein the Container has an intermediate floor, with the Sidewall and the ceiling element a Nutzmodul with the Useable space forms, wherein the bottom element and the utility module are designed separable from each other.
    13. Container according to claim 12, wherein the floor element and the user module by a connecting device with each other are connectable.
    14. Container arrangement with several containers after one of claims 1 to 13, wherein the container with each a side wall are arranged together, wherein the adjoining side walls are removable to to create an enlarged usable space.
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