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Convertible furniture system base and modular applications including armchairs, tables, and storage cabinets

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention pertains to a modular furniture system in which a flat-foldable or easily assembled and disassembled rigid base structure composed of rectangular-cross-sectioned pieces each with specific dimensions serves variously, once assembled, as the supporting framework for a flat-foldable chair seat-and-backrest module, which configured together with the base structure serves as either an upright dining chair with armrests or as a lower and more reclined lounge chair with armrests, or alternatively as configured for supporting the connectable or foldable components of a flat planar surface module to be used for dining or to serve as a desktop, or alternatively as configured for supporting a storage cabinet module with drawers or doors.



Children's tray with placement indicator

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A children's tray with a placement indicator includes a tray and a groove/spot formed in the tray to indicate where an eating item (including food, utensils, or dishware) is to be placed. The tray can be mounted, removably or fixedly, to a variety of child support structures, including high chairs, booster seats and bouncers and includes a wall around the periphery intended to prevent items from falling off of the tray. The groove/spot formed in the tray may be formed from of a material having a higher coefficient of friction than the material used to form the tray. The groove/spot formed in the tray may be formed from of a material having a different color than the material used to form the tray.



Height adjustable table

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A height adjustable table, which has a constant-force counterbalance mechanism integrated into a top assembly of the table is disclosed. The height adjustable table can include a top assembly supported by a base assembly, which can include right and left telescoping leg assemblies. The top assembly can include a work surface supported by a housing. A counterbalance mechanism, which can include a spring coupled to a snail cam pulley, can be mounted within the housing. A synchronized lift mechanism, which can include at least two bands operatively engaged with a pulley system disposed within the right and left telescoping leg assemblies, can be operatively coupled to the snail cam pulley such that the counterbalance force provided by the counterbalance mechanism is transmitted to the synchronized lift mechanism.



Interconnectable furniture

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An interconnectable furniture having a planar surface. The planar surface includes at least one convex side that is convex with respect to points within the planar surface, and at least one concave side that is concave with respect to points within the planar surface. Additionally, a plurality of attachment points attached to a bottom of the planar surface and located substantially near rounded corners of the planar surface, and configured for attaching a corresponding plurality of legs.



Pallet leader board system

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a leader board unit for use with a four-way entry pallet, the pallet being of a type which includes a plurality of parallel transverse top boards supported by a plurality of upper support planks, the leader board unit including: a top leader board parallel to and of substantially the same length as the transverse top boards; a bottom leader board parallel to, spaced apart from, and of substantially the same length as the top leader board; a plurality of support members formed integrally with and perpendicular to the top and bottom leader boards and holding the two leader boards in their spaced-apart configuration, each support member including a protrusion for mounting a respective upper support plank, the leader boards and support members being structurally integral and formed of a plastics material.



Plastic pallet

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A plastic pallet described herein may have a plastic upper deck with an upper side on which goods can be stacked. Furthermore, a plurality of plastic skids are present, spaced apart from the upper deck and arranged substantially parallel to the upper deck. Plastic spacer blocks are located between the upper deck and the skids. The upper deck and the skids are manufactured as separate parts which in an assembled state are tightened together by tightening pins. The tightening pins each extend through a bore in each of the spacer blocks and corresponding holes in the upper deck and the skids.



Portable cushion tray

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A portable cushion tray includes a cushion coupled to a tray. The tray has a first maximum perimeter. The cushion has a second maximum perimeter. The first maximum perimeter is one of the same as the second maximum perimeter and disposed inside of the second maximum perimeter. The portable cushion tray is used as a furniture accessory and selectively provides each of a pillow and a working surface for use with furniture.



Tilt apparatus and kneeboard, lap table, or electronic device using such

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A tiltable support apparatus (tilt device) for variably adjusting the height of any one of the four sides of a portable table that is optionally with an electronic device or as a pilot's kneeboard. The tilt mechanism is a flat, flexible layer that can be rolled into a rolled elevating device. An attachment system releasably attaches the tilt mechanism to the adjacent structures such as parts of the table, of an electronic device case, or of a thigh/lap attachment for a kneeboard. The attachment system further allows for attachment with variable increments of tilt possible. In one embodiment, the tiltable support apparatus is a multilayer device containing the flat, flexible layer as a middle layer securely but reversibly attached to upper and lower layers of a case. The case is easily insertable under an object to be tilted and easily stored when not in use.



Shipping pallet post reinforcement

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A shipping pallet having a top deck, a bottom skid, and a plurality of posts disposed between and separating the top deck and the bottom skid such that at least one tow fork is able to be positioned between the top deck and the bottom skid. The shipping pallet also includes a plurality of collars formed as part of the top deck, and the posts are integrally formed as part of the bottom skid. Each of the plurality of posts is received into and connected to a respective one of the plurality of collars. There is also a plurality of reinforcements, and each of the reinforcements is disposed within and surrounded by a post. Each post and reinforcement is received into one of the collars, and the post is connected to the collar through a connection point, such as an adhesive joint or thermoplastic weld.



Operating unit for installation in an aircraft cabin

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An operating unit (1) for installation in an aircraft cabin comprises an operating unit front side (10) and an operating unit rear side (20), at least one operating element (12, 14) attached in the region of the operating unit front side (10) and accessible to a user, and a holding device (40) for attaching the operating unit (1) to a monument (30) accommodating the operating unit (1) in its state mounted in the aircraft cabin. The holding device (40) is designed to attach the operating unit (1) in its state mounted in the aircraft cabin to the monument (30), in a first position or in a second position, as desired, the operating element (12, 14) in the second position of the operating unit (1) being situated in a spatial position which is lowered with respect to the spatial position of the operating element (12, 14) in the first position of the operating unit (1) and/or is displaced in a direction parallel to an imaginary straight line connecting the operating unit rear side (20) to the operating unit front side (10).



Shelf assembly for a refrigerator

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A shelf assembly is provided for a refrigerator with a food compartment that includes a rear wall and a pair of opposed side walls. The shelf assembly includes a first and second shelf portion with first and second support surfaces. The second shelf portion is slidably moveable relative to the first shelf portion between an extended position and a retracted position. In the extended position, the second shelf portion is arranged such that the second support surface is substantially coplanar with the first support surface and the second support surface is located generally between a first support surface and a side wall of the food compartment. In the retracted position, the second planar support surface is arranged subjacent to the first planar support surface.



Extension frame for a transport box or a pallet

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An extension frame for a transport box or a pallet includes two long sides, and two collapsible transverse sides. An angle piece is formed on one of the transverse sides or on one of the long sides, with the angle piece having a free end forming a hinge with a free end of an adjacent long side or transverse side. The hinge has in the open state and the collapsed state a locking position in which the long side and the adjacent transverse side are engageable.



Pallet

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A pallet having a top deck (1) and a frame (2) including one or more bottom slats (3) which extend, at a distance below the top deck (1), in which the bottom slat (3) is connected to the top deck (1) via an assembly of a wire-shaped connecting element (4) and a holder (5), (50) which are releasably connected to each other, and in which the connection between the connecting element (4) and the holder (5), (50) is designed to automatically come apart on account of a pulling force in order to prevent damage. The width of the wire-shaped connecting elements (4) is limited, as a result of which the pallet can be designed to have relatively short sides provided with lifting openings (6).



Foldable table

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A foldable table that provides a stable operational position in which the table legs may extend beyond the footprint of the table, and a folded, storage position in which the table legs may be tucked within the footprint of the table. An aspect provides table legs that may slide and pivot within sockets of a table top, to enable the legs to lock into the extended position and to also pivot flat against a horizontal undersurface of the table top.



Table cleaning implement

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hand-held table cleaning implement has upstanding rear and laterally opposed side walls, a handle on the backside of the rear wall, a flat horizontal platform extending a distance forwardly from the side walls for insertion beneath a table top, an intermediate portion adjoined to bottom ends of the rear and side walls and back end of the platform defining a central opening tapering downwardly and inwardly therefrom, and a trash receptacle extending downwardly from the intermediate portion for receiving trash, refuse, crumbs, and debris swept or scraped from the table top surface. A generally rectangular scraper may be provided that can be clipped onto a flat surface of the table cleaning implement, and removed therefrom for use in scraping and sweeping debris, crumbs, and food remnants from the table top and into the receptacle. The implement can be hooked over an edge of another object, and is easily stored.



Pallet with lateral tine openings

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure contains an improved pallet generally comprising: a support deck with an upper load contacting surface and a lower ground facing surface, ground contacting legs preferably connected to two elongate sides of the support deck; a pallet cavity formed below the lower ground facing surface of the support deck, a first set of two tine openings and a second set of two tine openings located along two sides of the pallet. A support element with a tine contacting surface protruding vertically down from the lower ground facing surface of the support deck partially into the pallet cavity but not below the ground contacting legs may be present in some embodiments.



Portable collapsible writing desk for a notebook computer

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A portable collapsible writing desk for a notebook computer preferably includes an arm rest assembly, a desktop assembly, a column assembly and a base assembly. The base assembly is attached to a bottom of the column assembly. The arm rest assembly is attached to a top of the column assembly. The desktop assembly is moveably retained by the arm rest assembly. The collapsible writing desk may rest on the base assembly, or rest on an end of the desktop assembly and an edge of the column assembly. A retractable handle may be extended to carry the portable collapsible writing desk for a notebook computer like a suitcase.



Overhead mounting bracket for tabbed accessories

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An overhead slatwall mounting bracket that has an anchoring surface and a biasing surface. The anchoring surface attaches the mounting bracket to a generally horizontal installation surface. The biasing surface may either define or provide one or more elongate slots. The mounting bracket is capable of securely supporting slatwall accessories that include one or more cantilever tabs. Each cantilever tab of the slatwall accessory may be inserted into one of the one or more elongate slots and thereby mount the slatwall accessory to the mounting bracket. The invention provides a means to suspend, mount or temporarily affix the tabbed slatwall accessory from an overhead or horizontal surface by insertion and subsequent rotation of the one or more cantilever tabs extending from the slatwall accessory into the one or more elongate slots.



Folding table

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A folding table may include a table top and a supporting frame. The supporting frame may have a leg portion, an interconnecting portion and a central supporting structure; and the table top that is detachable from the supporting frame may have a plurality of connected table pieces. The leg portion includes a plurality of legs and the interconnecting portion is used to connect the legs of the leg portion, and the central supporting structure is located at center portion of the supporting frame to provide additional support to the supporting frame and is configured to start a table folding process.



Portable document transport and desk device

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A portable document transport and desk device includes a first generally rectangular member having a second generally rectangular member pivotally secured along a bottom end, and an extension member that is pivotally connected along a top end. A pocket is located along the inside facing surface of the first member, and a clip is located along an outside facing surface of the second member. The device transitioning between a briefcase when the first and second members are in the closed position, and a portable desk which can be hung from a steering wheel when the device is in an open position.



Linear actuator

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A linear actuator, especially for telescopic lifting columns (7) comprising a reversible electric motor (16) and a transmission (17) located in a box-shaped housing (14). A Linear movable activation element (18), preferably a spindle unit (19-21) connected to the transmission (17) is secured to the housing (14)). The activation element is intended for moving an adjustable element, e.g. a table top in the structure into which the actuator should be incorporated. The housing (14) is equipped with internal reinforcements (32) for strengthening said housing in its longitudinal direction and possibly also in its transverse direction. Thus a linear actuator with sufficient rigidity for use in sitting/standing tables without cross member is achieved.



Portable pedestal stool

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A portable stool for providing convenient seating comprising: a base, where the base is placed on a surface during use of the stool; a support post, where the support post extends vertically from the base; a telescoping post connected to the support post, where the telescoping post is vertically adjustable; openings along the telescoping post; seat posts, where the seat posts extend vertically from the openings; and a nylon seat attached to each distal end of the seat posts. The telescoping post may include three openings and a seat post extends from each opening. In one particular embodiment, the posts extend at an angle from each opening. The support post may include an adjustment slot. Inherently the portable stool further includes a collapsed position and an extended position.



Shelving system having a shelf with biasing elements to resist inadvertent or accidental detachment from a support rail

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An article support, such as a shelf, is securely attachable at a plurality of locations along a generally vertical support or rail. The article support includes a support-engaging portion having one or more tabs, at least one of which is a locking tab having a forward-extending tooth that engages the vertical support, when the tab or tabs extend through slots in the support. Optionally, a biasing element urges the article away from the support to maintain secure engagement of the locking tab with the support. The resulting shelving system or article support system is resistant to accidental detachment of the article supports from the supports and permits relatively small adjustment intervals for the article supports along the supports.



Workstation with variable spatial configuration capabilities

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A workstation with variable spatial configuration capabilities. It is designed to allow a plurality of office chairs to couple to the workstation and while coupled to the workstation move in tandem with the workstation. Such coupling will allow the workstation as a whole to be portable while still efficiently supporting and effectively organizing the components of a complex computer system. The workstation further comprises of work surfaces whose placement is adjustable in multiple dimensions and provides a solid, yet portable structure to work from, while being flexible enough to allow a user selective variable spatial configuration for the user work environment.



Pallet skirt wrap

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A wrap for a retail display, e.g., a pallet, is provided. The wrap includes corner units and a strap. The strap is releasably interfaced with corner units, with the corner units locating the strap relative to a retail display. The strap may include indicia such as printed indicia, such as, for example, advertisements.



Cabinet table

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A cabinet table has a cabinet body, a front face, an interior box, and a sliding mechanism permitting the interior box to slide out of the cabinet body. The front face is connected to the interior box and has a top front face and a bottom front face. The interior box has a plurality of table components which are moveable into a table surface.



Apparatus for supporting an electronic device

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for supporting an electronic device includes a primary support member. Secondary support components at each end of the primary support member may rest upon spaced apart parallel upper surfaces of a device such as a bath tub. An assembly for receiving an electronic device is mounted on the primary support member. An electronic device such as an e-reader or a tablet computer is supported and protected by the apparatus. A transparent front panel extends upwardly in front of the electronic device but does not cover the entire touch screen of the electronic device to allow access to a top portion of the touch screen to turn pages of a displayed file. The transparent front panel may be hinged to pivot to a horizontal orientation to support a keyboard and allow access to the entire screen of the electronic device.



Kit for mounting one or more appliances on a pole

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A kit for mounting one or more appliances on a pole, the kit comprising a central ring for being mounted around a pole and having a through-hole, a fitting surface and a support surface, and a carrier having a base part and at least one support arm extending from said base part for supporting one or more appliances, wherein said base part is adapted to be fitted on said support surface and has a through-hole adapted for being fitted around said fitting surface.



Keyboard and sliding and swiveling mouse support

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A keyboard and mouse support having a keyboard platform with an elongate slide that extends laterally across the keyboard platform from left to right, the elongate slide having a left end and a right end, a mouse platform, a pivot that pivotally connects the mouse platform to the keyboard platform, which pivot slides and pivots in the elongate slide, and a radial position fixation mechanism for setting at least one radial position of the mouse platform with respect to the keyboard platform, and wherein the radial position fixation mechanism is located on both the left and right sides of keyboard platform.



Keg pallet

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A pallet includes a lower structure and an upper structure. The lower structure includes a stringer extending across the lower structure. The stringer includes a corner column portion spaced away from central column portion to define a side opening below a bridge portion.



Door blocking desk

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A door blocking desk or table includes a substantially rectangular frame having two sides, two ends and having four corners with legs extending downwardly from each corner to support the frame on the floor. A rectangular bullet-proof top is supported on the frame and is pivotable between a first position where it is horizontal and lying on the frame and a second position wherein it lies in a substantially vertical plane in substantial alignment with one of the frame ends. The entire desk is movable toward a doorway so that the upper surface of the top can block the doorway when the top is in its second vertical position and slide bolts or other locking members carried on the undersurface of the top lock the top to the door frame to prevent persons or bullets from passing through.



Partition system

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a partition system (10) comprising a plurality of wall elements (1) merging one into another, wherein at least one wall element (1) is designed as a stepped element (150), and wherein at least one wall element (1) is designed as a corner element (250).



Folding travel support device and method for using the same

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A folding support device and methods for constructing and using the same are provided by the present invention. A foldable support member contains a series of hinge sections and support and stress limiting members. Construction is provided enabling the device to safely collapse and stow while traveling, but to unfold and provide a gripping tension on both a support member and a support device in a reliable manner. Force analysis is provided securing the item in an upright way via a force transfer generated by the supported weight itself.



Roller shutter type storage container

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A roller shutter type storage container includes a container body, a roller shutter accommodating portion, a pair of guide grooves, and a roller shutter. Each of the guide grooves extends linearly in an opening of the container body and is curved in the roller shutter accommodating portion. The roller shutter is configured by connecting a plurality of slats each having shafts formed in the widthwise direction at two ends of the slat in a bendable manner. As the two shafts slide in the corresponding guide grooves, the roller shutter slides between an open position and a close position. Each one of the shafts is spaced from a vertical wall surface of the corresponding one of the guide grooves. A projection formed of soft material projects outward from each shaft of each slat in the widthwise direction and contacts the corresponding vertical wall surface in an elastically deformed state.



Display rack with multi-position shelves

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A display rack and display rack shelf. The display rack includes a frame which supports one or more of the shelves. The frame has first, second and lateral sides and defines a plurality of vertically-spaced pairs of horizontally-aligned apertures. The shelf includes first and second end portions. The first end portion includes a movable support element with a single piece cross member and a pair of movable engagers at opposite lateral sides of the shelf for engagement with a selected pair of apertures along the first or second sides of the frame. The single-piece cross member and each movable engager of the movable support element is slidable toward and, alternatively, away from the second end and is rotatable about a corresponding axis to permit setting of the angular position of the shelf. The second end portion side is configured for pivotal engagement with one of the front and rear sides of the frame. The shelf of the rack is adjustable for a plurality of angular orientations by a selective positioning of the first end portion with respect to the second end portion.



Furniture connector and furniture using same

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A furniture connector includes a pair of connector blocks disposed in opposing relation. Each of the connector blocks includes: a first end which cooperate to removably secure an end of a longitudinal frame member between the pair of connector blocks; and a second end having a first flange and a second flange extending longitudinally. When the pair of connector blocks are secured to the end of the longitudinal frame member, the first flange of each connector block cooperate to define a proximal transverse channel where a first transverse frame member may be removably secured to the pair of connector blocks. The second flange of each connector block cooperate to define a distal transverse channel where a second transverse frame member may be removably secured to the pair of connector blocks.



Foldable table with stacking arrangement

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A foldable table includes a tabletop having a top side and a bottom side, a leg frame, and a stacking arrangement which includes a stackable rim integrally and downwardly extended from the top side of the tabletop to a position that a bottom edge of the stackable rim is downwardly extended below the bottom side of the tabletop, wherein a stacking area is defined within the bottom edge of the stackable rim that the stacking area is larger than a top area of the top side of the tabletop. Therefore, when two or more foldable tables are stacked together, the top side of the foldable table is received within the stacking area of another foldable table to substantially retain the two foldable tabletops in position and avoid a lateral relative movement between the foldable tables.



Workstation

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a workstation that may be used while performing various tasks, such as working at a computer. The workstation includes a table (2), a waist rest (3), a foot rest (4); a left arm rest and a right arm rest (7). The workstation allows the user to redistribute his body weight from the legs and feet the waist rest, foot rest; and arm rests while in a standing position.



Carrier for electronic devices

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a carrier that is configured to hold an electronic device and that comprises a malleable container disposed on a bottom portion of the container for elevating the electronic device in an upright position for better viewing of the electronic device by a user.



Corner shelf assembly

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

One embodiment of a corner shelf assembly having a shelf held securely in a horizontal position by a bracket or corner element, two support rails and two end caps. The shelf comprises a flat sheet with one corner clipped at its apex so that the shelf may be slid into a complementary slot in a bracket or corner element secured into a wall corner. The corner element is attached to two support rails held securely horizontal by the configuration of the corner piece. The support rails comprise a solid body with a narrow tongue protruding from it and running the length of the solid body. The tongues of the support rails are secured to walls having complementary openings and are further secured to the walls by fasteners. The shelf is rested upon the support rails and secured at its front by end caps that sandwich the shelf and the support rails, thus holding the shelf toward the corner and preventing it from tipping up or down. Other embodiments are described and shown.



Table with nesting table top

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A table may be sized and configured to nest with another table to reduce a height of a plurality of stacked tables in a nested configuration. The table may include a table top with a receiving portion disposed at least proximate an intersection of an upper surface and a sidewall. The table top may also include a lip and a lower portion of the lip may include a contact surface that is sized and configured to contact an upper surface of an adjacent, nested table. The lower portion of the lip may also include an engaging portion that is sized and configured to be disposed in a receiving portion of an adjacent, nested table. The contact surface and the engaging portion may be directly adjacent to each other in the lower portion of the lip.



Stabilisation of objects

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A support mechanism for supporting an object, such as a table, has at least four legs and an interconnection means connecting the legs. Each leg has a beam portion with an inner end and an outer end. The beam portion of each leg is connected to the interconnection means by a respective pivot having a pivot axis located between the inner and outer ends of the beam portion. Each respective pair of adjacent legs has a protrusion fixed to one of the legs of that pair of adjacent legs and extending from that one leg to act on the other leg of that pair of adjacent legs. In use, the outer end of the beam portion of one leg moves in an upwards direction and the outer end of the beam portions of the adjacent legs moves in a downwards direction to accommodate uneven ground surfaces.



Table top extension and method for increasing the table top surface area of an existing table top

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A table top extension and method for increasing the table top surface area of an existing table. The table top extension includes at least first and second planar panel sections each having a first, inner peripheral edge and a second, outer peripheral edge. The first, inner peripheral edges include interlocking tongue and groove structure such that the first, inner peripheral edges can be locked together to form the table top extension having a combined table top area defined by at least the first and second planar panel sections. The second, outer peripheral edges of the first and second planar panel sections align to form an outer peripheral edge of the table top extension when the first and second panel sections are locked together with the interlocking tongue and groove structure. The table top extension is configured as a planar panel including at least the first and second planar panel sections, and may be placed on the existing table to increase the table top surface area by placement of the outer peripheral edge of the table top extension radially outside of an outer peripheral edge of the existing table, relative to a center point of the table.



Deployable table assembly

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A table assembly is provided. The table assembly includes a lower table portion, and an upper table portion operationally engaging the lower table portion. The upper and lower table portions are slidably movable relative to each other between a generally parallel configuration wherein the lower and upper table portions are vertically stacked and a generally co-planar configuration wherein the lower and upper table portions are generally horizontally aligned.



Furniture element comprising an articulated plate of variable surface

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A furniture element forming a table (1) including a base box (2) and several coplanar main plates mobile in circular translation in a common plane. A mechanism (4) enables synchronized displacement in the common plane, wherein the plates (3) can assume at least two relative configurations, one in which they combine to form a full plate, the other in which the plates jointly define a central space 51. A mobile central plate (5) can be displaced according to an axis perpendicular to the plane defined by the main plates (3), to move from a low position in which the central plate (5) is retracted by the main plates (3) to a high position in which it is placed in the plane of the main plates (3) at the level of the central space (51), forming a full plate with the main plates (3).



Wheelbarrow cover

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A cover of rigid planar configuration is designed for removable placement on the open top of a wheelbarrow for complete closing thereof to protect materials that are oftentimes contained therein from environmental damage. In particular, curable materials such as cement, mortar and the like will begin to cure if left unattended for more than short periods of time and this problem is particularly troublesome in dry climates. The cover is provided with a depending lip for engaging the sides of the wheelbarrow to prevent the cover from siding movement on the wheelbarrow, and tie-down devices can be used to releasably secure the cover on the wheelbarrow. In addition to protecting the contents of the wheelbarrow, the planar surface of the cover can provide a convenient work surface of use on a job site.



Extension table assembly for power tools

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An extension table assembly for a power tool having a working surface for supporting a piece of material to be modified, and a working area where the power tool can modify a piece of material. The extension table assembly comprising a frame portion, at least one arm portion, a drive system, and a measurement system.



Shock absorbing system for load carrier

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A load carrier device is provided with a support structure and means arranged for connection to a lifting means. The support structure comprises one or more shock absorbers provided with a telescoping element which in an initial position projects downwards from an underside of the support structure and is arranged for damped compressive telescoping at the contact of the load carrier with a base.



Kiosks for electronic devices

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Kiosks for supporting an electronic device, where the kiosks include a stand, a swivel mechanism roratably coupled to the stand, and a frame mounted to the swivel member and configured to support the electronic device. In some examples, the swivel mechanism includes a fixed member coupled to the stand and a swivel member rotatably supported by the fixed member. The swivel member is configured to rotate relative to the fixed member between a first position, which orients the frame in a first orientation, and a second position, which orients the frame in a second orientation. In some examples, swivel mechanism includes a position selection mechanism.



Pop-up tool carrier

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A device for holding and carrying various items, e.g., hand tools or other small items, is disclosed. It includes a lower tray, an upper tray, a pair of foldable strut assemblies and a handle. Each strut assembly includes a pair of leg sections pivotably connected together. The strut assemblies are located at diagonally located corners of the trays with their leg sections arranged to be pivoted to an open position, whereupon the upper tray is spaced above said lower tray to provide ready access to any items in said lower tray. Torsion springs are provided to hold the tray in that position.