|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 22 인용 특허 : 9|
A self-erecting structure includes a series of fabric panels each tautly spread by a length of steel wire or other resiliently flexible, filiform material. The steel wire may form a closed loop, an open loop or a mere arc. The wire is selectively inserted into at least two of several pockets or fabric straps positioned around the periphery of the panel. The selection of the wire-holding pockets or straps defines the shape of the spread-out panel. Parts of the fabric which are not encompassed by a wire are held folded over it and against the spread-out po...
1. A self-deploying structure which comprises at least one panel configurable into a plurality of shapes, said panel including: a sheet of fabric having a central area and a marginal, peripheral area; a length of resiliently flexible, filiform material; a plurality of releasable means, positioned about said peripheral area, for retaining said length of material; and said length of material being selectively insertable into at least two of said releasable means for retaining to tautly spread at least a portion of said sheet; and wherein at least on...