|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 31 인용 특허 : 1|
A beading for baggage includes an elongate flexible tubular portion with legs or flanges projecting therefrom. A band spring is rotatably positioned in the tubular portion and dimensioned so that the spring is relatively flexible in one direction and relatively inflexible in another direction. The spring urges the tubular portion into a sharply defined shape. The band spring can rotate when the tubular portion is deformed in the inflexible direction of the band spring and can rotate back to restore the tubular portion to its sharply defined shape.
1. In a beading of a suitcase or the like comprising a flexible, elongated tubular portion and a projecting leg secured to the tubular portion, the improvement comprising; a band spring rotatably positioned within said tubular portion, dimensioned so that said spring is relatively flexible in one direction and relatively inflexible in another direction, for urging said tubular portion and thereby the suitcase into a relatively sharply defined shape. 2. The beading of claim 1 wherein said band spring has a rectangular cross-section so that said sprin...