WO2012035183A1 - Gloves that transmit the sense of touch to the hand - Google Patents

Gloves that transmit the sense of touch to the hand Download PDF

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WO2012035183A1
WO2012035183A1 PCT/ES2011/070606 ES2011070606W WO2012035183A1 WO 2012035183 A1 WO2012035183 A1 WO 2012035183A1 ES 2011070606 W ES2011070606 W ES 2011070606W WO 2012035183 A1 WO2012035183 A1 WO 2012035183A1
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José María PRUNERA BASURTE
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Prunera Basurte Jose Maria
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
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    • A41D19/001Linings

Abstract

The invention relates to a glove that transmits the sense of touch to the hand. The invention is characterised in that the fabric or material of the glove is provided internally with a plurality of reliefs (5) arranged in a regular or non-regular manner on the internal surface of the fabric or material.

Description

Gloves convey the sense of touch to hand the object of the invention

The present invention relates to the manufacture of gloves such as gloves, where it is intended that the sensitivity of the user will be increased with respect to conventional gloves, regardless of the material from which they are made and the thickness of said material. In particular, the inner surface comprises a set of low mountains whose free end is in contact with the surface of the wearer's skin.

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

To date this part does not know any device or structure that allows the transmission to increase the feeling of touch on a glove, except the derivative of reduced material thickness. However, this decrease in the thickness of the material used in making the gloves results in loss of strength and safety in use, so is limited the use of latex gloves in healthcare applications, in which it is intended only protection against chemical or biological agents, but not mechanical in nature attacks.

When it comes to personal protective gloves requiring a certain thickness, the greater the thinner the sensitivity of the user. This impairs the accuracy of the work done and user comfort.

DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

The present invention consists in gloves that convey the feeling of hand feel regardless of the thickness of the material from which they are made, comprising in the inside of the tissue in which they are made, particularly in sensitive areas of the hand, palm and fingers, a set of adequately distributed specific reliefs. The shape of the reliefs may be different, but constructive questions will be suitable that this form is, without limitation, conical or frustoconical, pyramidal or frusto-pyramidal, hemispherical, cylindrical, prismatic, or combinations so their that when the glove receives character one touch pressure from outside, the pressure is transmitted inside in areas where the reliefs, so exert pressure concentrated in the areas of contact with the skin is located, and in that said reliefs are adequately distributed, sensitivity It will be enhanced in a surprising way.

These reliefs determine tactile dots. These reliefs are made of a preferably elastic material such as rubber, rubber, latex, silicone or similar materials, so that the glove transmitted sensitive skin cells contact pressure exerted by the glove. The reliefs or tactile points will be arranged with a proper density, which can be regular or variable depending on the area of ​​skin to which each area corresponds glove.

In addition, the size of each relief may be variable, and in any case be appropriate depending on its density and the area of ​​the glove where it is located.

With the use of the proposed invention produced a great benefit in performing tasks and duties in the protection of hands being needed, it is necessary to have a large tactile sensitivity. The effect is achieved even in very thick gloves, reducing fatigue to the user at the pressure required for the operation is to be carried adjust.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

In order to illustrate the explanation which will follow, attached to this specification a sheet of drawings in which in three figures represent the essence of the present invention is shown and wherein:

Figure 1 shows a general schematic view of a glove in which transparency in a plurality of reliefs arranged on the inner surface are observed; 2 shows a schematic sectional view of the fingers of gloves, provided with reliefs in the area of ​​the fingertips; Y

3 shows a schematic sectional view of the area of ​​the palm, also provided with reliefs.

Description of the embodiments of the invention

The glove (1) is formed by a set of holes (2) corresponding to the index, middle, ring and little fingers, and another hole (3), separated from the latter corresponding thumb. also it has a larger hole (6) through which the hand is introduced and which will be located the palm and back. The glove is made of a material (4) of a certain thickness, which hinders the tactile sensation. Therefore, the placement is proposed on the inner surface of the glove, both of the recesses (2, 3) corresponding to the fingers, and the larger hole (6) of a set of reliefs (5). These reliefs (5) are made of an elastic material, so that there may be inconvenient to skin contact. Said reliefs (5), having a smaller contact the surface of the contact without reliefs, concentrated in said reliefs (5) the force exerted by effect of the contact pressure between the hand and the glove (1) and between said glove (1) and the object being handled. Reliefs (5) determine a tactile dots. These reliefs (5) will preferably be made of an elastic material such as rubber, rubber, latex, silicone or similar materials, so that the glove transmitted sensitive skin cells contact pressure exerted by the glove, without causing discomfort to the user. Said reliefs (5) can have a regular or irregular size based on the areas of the glove that are placed and the density of the reliefs (5) can also be variable depending on the size of the relief, and also of the zone which stands.

Obviously all that is described for gloves with fingers is equally applicable to mittens or gloves with two or more fingers together in a single body.

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What is claimed
1. - glove that transmits the feeling hand feel, wherein the fabric or material which is formed inside said glove comprises a plurality of reliefs (5) arranged regularly or irregularly on the inner surface of said fabric or material.
2. - Glove according to claim 1, characterized in that the reliefs (5) are arranged in localized interior, such as the fingertips or the palm surface areas.
3. - Glove according to one of claims 1 or 2, wherein the size of the relief (5) is variable depending on the area of ​​the glove in which they appear.
4. - Glove according to claim 3, wherein the density of the relief (5) is variable depending on the area of ​​the glove which are positioned and sized such reliefs (5).
5. - Glove according to claim 1, wherein the projections have a substantially conical shape, frustoconical, pyramidal, truncated pyramidal, hemispherical, prismatic or a combination of two or more of these forms.
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US4507807A (en) * 1983-04-18 1985-04-02 Karkanen Kip M Work glove finger structure
US4977903A (en) * 1989-09-19 1990-12-18 Jerome F. Schweich Sensory transmitting membrane device
US5548844A (en) * 1995-09-29 1996-08-27 Ceresia; Norma J. Protective glove
US5794266A (en) * 1997-09-30 1998-08-18 Han; Tomtae Young Glove having projections on inner surface
JP2000245808A (en) * 1999-03-04 2000-09-12 Hiroyuki Sato Healthy gloves and healthy footwear

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US4507807A (en) * 1983-04-18 1985-04-02 Karkanen Kip M Work glove finger structure
US4977903A (en) * 1989-09-19 1990-12-18 Jerome F. Schweich Sensory transmitting membrane device
US5548844A (en) * 1995-09-29 1996-08-27 Ceresia; Norma J. Protective glove
US5794266A (en) * 1997-09-30 1998-08-18 Han; Tomtae Young Glove having projections on inner surface
JP2000245808A (en) * 1999-03-04 2000-09-12 Hiroyuki Sato Healthy gloves and healthy footwear

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