GB969367A - Improvements in inflatable mattresses, pillows and cushions - Google Patents

Improvements in inflatable mattresses, pillows and cushions

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GB969367A
GB969367A GB836662A GB836662A GB969367A GB 969367 A GB969367 A GB 969367A GB 836662 A GB836662 A GB 836662A GB 836662 A GB836662 A GB 836662A GB 969367 A GB969367 A GB 969367A
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pillows
cushions
improvements
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inflatable mattresses
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George Ingram
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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
    • A47C27/10Fluid mattresses or cushions with two or more independently-fillable chambers
    • 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
    • A47C27/081Fluid mattresses or cushions of pneumatic type
    • A47C27/082Fluid mattresses or cushions of pneumatic type with non-manual inflation, e.g. with electric pumps
    • 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
    • Y10STECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10S5/00Beds
    • Y10S5/91Beds with suction means

Abstract

969,367. Inflatable mattresses. G. INGRAM. Jan. 30, 1963 [March 5, 1962], No. 8366/62. Heading A4M. An inflatable mattress of air-tight plastic has a top 1, a similar bottom sides 2 and ends 3 and is divided interiorly by webs 5 into compartments 4 each provided with air tubes 6, 6a so that each compartment may be separately inflated or deflated by means of a compressor or pump (not shown). The inflation or deflation is controlled by a panel 8 having buttons 7, 7a which operate switches or which may be as in Fig. 5 screws for strangling or opening the tubes 6, 6a in central box 9.
GB836662A 1962-03-05 1962-03-05 Improvements in inflatable mattresses, pillows and cushions Expired GB969367A (en)

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GB836662A GB969367A (en) 1962-03-05 1962-03-05 Improvements in inflatable mattresses, pillows and cushions
US3303518A US3303518A (en) 1962-03-05 1964-09-08 Inflatable mattresses, pillows and cushions
FR987397A FR1406944A (en) 1962-03-05 1964-09-08 An inflatable support for the human body, such as air mattress

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GB836662A GB969367A (en) 1962-03-05 1962-03-05 Improvements in inflatable mattresses, pillows and cushions
US3303518A US3303518A (en) 1962-03-05 1964-09-08 Inflatable mattresses, pillows and cushions
FR987397A FR1406944A (en) 1962-03-05 1964-09-08 An inflatable support for the human body, such as air mattress

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GB969367A true true GB969367A (en) 1964-09-09

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