GB2510183A - Drumhead for a snare drum comprising a drumskin folded around a circular support ring - Google Patents

Drumhead for a snare drum comprising a drumskin folded around a circular support ring Download PDF

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GB2510183A
GB2510183A GB1301513.6A GB201301513A GB2510183A GB 2510183 A GB2510183 A GB 2510183A GB 201301513 A GB201301513 A GB 201301513A GB 2510183 A GB2510183 A GB 2510183A
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drumskin
drumhead
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snare drum
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    • G10MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACOUSTICS
    • G10DSTRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G10D13/00Percussion musical instruments; Details or accessories
    • G10D13/02Drums; Tambourines with drumheads
    • G10D13/027Drumheads

Abstract

A drumhead for a snare drum or marching drum comprising a drumskin 5 which is folded around a circular support ring 1. The drumskin is then attached to itself on the underside of the playing surface, which has the effect of locking the drumskin between the rim of an anchor ring 4 and the drumskin playing surface. The circular support ring may be made of steel, copper, brass, aluminium, plastic or epoxy resin. The drumskin made be made from carbon fibre or plastic material. The drumskin may be fixed to itself using epoxy resin, contact adhesive or other types of glue.

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PROPOSED DRUMHEAD FOR A SNARE DRUM

DESCRIPTION

THE PRESENT INVENTION ISA DRUMHEAD WHICH RELATES TO A MUSICAL SNARE DRUM-A SNARE DRUM

COMPRISES A CYLINDRICAL BODY SHELL HAVING A SKIN OR BATTER HEAD SECURED AT EACH END

THEREOF AND CONTAINS SNARES AND SNARE MECHANISMS LOCATED ADJACENT TO RESPECTIVE TOP

AND BOTTOM SKINS.

ACCORDING TO THE PRESENT INVENTION THE DRUMHEAD IS LOCKED BETWEEN THE TOP HOOP AND

THE ANCHOR RING AS SHOWN. REFER TO 5, FIGURE 1.

THE DRUMSKIN IS WRAPPED AROUND AND FIXED ONTO ITEM 1 (CIRCULAR RING) AND THIS CIRCULAR

RING MAY BE OF ROUND OR SQUARE SECTION LEAVING A FLAP OF DRUMSKIN UNDERNEATH THE

PLAYING SURFACE OF THE DRUM.

THIS FLAP or DRUMSKIN IS THEN FIXED TO THE UNDERSIDE OF THE DRUMSKIN PLAYING SURFACE REFER TO 5, FIGURE 1.

FIGURE 2 SHOWS AN ISOMETRIC HALF SECTION OF THE DRUMHEAD FOR CLARITY. te * * * * * * C

C *.. * * * * C.

PROPOSED DRUMHEAD FOR A SNARE DRUM

KEY TO DRAWINGS (REF DRAWINGS PAGE 315) 1 -DENOTES THE CIRCULAR SUPPORT RING.

2 -DENOTES THE TOP HOOP 3 -DENOTES THE TENSIONING BOLT 4 -DENOTES THE ANCHOR RING FOR THE TOP HOOP

-DENOTES THE DRUMSKIN PLAYING SURFACE

(REF FIG. 1)

SECTION OF THE MARCHING DRUM TOP HOOP ASSEMBLY SHOWING THE DRIJMSKIN AND METHOD

OF DRUMF-IEAD TENSIONING

(REF 1) CIRCULAR SUPPORT RING (REF 2) TOP HOOP (REF 3) TENSIONING BOLT (REF 4) ANCHOR RING FOR THE TOP HOOP (REF 5) LEVEL OF DRUMSKIN PLAYING SURFACE UNDER HIGH TENSION (REF 5) SKIN FLAPS BELOW THE PLAYING SURFACE AND FIXED HERE.

(REF 5) SKIN FOLDS UNDERNEATH THE PLAYING SURFACE AND LOCKS BETWEEN THE ANCHOR RING RIM AND PLAYING SURFACE.

AS THE TENSIONING BOLTS ARE TIGHTENED THE LOCKING EFFECT INCREASES

BETWEEN THE PLAYING SURFACE AND THE ANCHOR RING WHEREBY LOCKING

LOCKING THE FLAP OF SKIN AND PREVENTING SLIPPAGE OF THE SKIN AROUND 1. s * * * * .

FIGURE 2 SHOWS A HALF SECTION OF A DRUMHEAD USING THE PROPOSED METHOD OF WRAPPING THE * tRUMSKIN AROUND THE CIRCULAR SUPPORT RING AND THEREAFTER THE DRUMSKIN FOLDS UNDERNEATH THE PLAYING DRUMSKIN SURFACE.

: (REFFIG.2)

ISOMETRIC HALF SECTION OF PROPOSED DRUMHEAD

* * (REF 1) CIRCULAR SUPPORT RING * S * (REF 5) TOP PLAYING SURFACE OF DRUMSKIN (REF 5) DRUMSKIN FOLDS UNDERNEATH THE PLAYING SURFACE

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Citations (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US614694A (en) * 1898-11-22 boulanger
US1252878A (en) * 1915-09-11 1918-01-08 Harry A Bower Drum.
US3362275A (en) * 1966-05-09 1968-01-09 Koishikawa Yoshiyuki Drumhead construction
GB1446871A (en) * 1973-06-12 1976-08-18 Premier Drum Co Ltd Counter hoops for drums
US4742752A (en) * 1987-04-02 1988-05-10 David Lubbers Drum head tensioning device
US5417136A (en) * 1994-01-21 1995-05-23 Latin Percussion Inc. Conga rim

Patent Citations (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US614694A (en) * 1898-11-22 boulanger
US1252878A (en) * 1915-09-11 1918-01-08 Harry A Bower Drum.
US3362275A (en) * 1966-05-09 1968-01-09 Koishikawa Yoshiyuki Drumhead construction
GB1446871A (en) * 1973-06-12 1976-08-18 Premier Drum Co Ltd Counter hoops for drums
US4742752A (en) * 1987-04-02 1988-05-10 David Lubbers Drum head tensioning device
US5417136A (en) * 1994-01-21 1995-05-23 Latin Percussion Inc. Conga rim

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