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Blind assembly for a vehicle

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a blind assembly comprising a blind web (11) which is provided with one respective flexible, flat guide strip (10) along both lateral edge areas. Said guide strip (10) is guided inside a guide along the direction of extension of the blind in order to stretch the blind web. The base of the guide strip (10) is guided parallel to adjacent areas of the blind web. The inventive blind assembly further comprises at least one blind coupling with which at least one of the guide strips engages in a removable, positive manner via an entraining element (12) and via which the guide strip can be extended along with the blind web.



Quick release screen clips

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A quick release clip for securing a screen in position in a frame, the clip comprising a main clip body, a first leg extending outwardly from the main clip body and bent relative to a plane of the main body, the first leg for receipt into a groove of the frame. In addition, the quick release clip includes a contact edge, the main clip body opposite the first leg terminating in the contact edge wherein the contact edge is disposed adjacent an edge of the screen applying a force to maintain the screen in position.



Electric curtain opening and closing device and curtain opening and closing method using the same

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electric curtain opening and closing device includes a curtail rail and a movable body arranged in the curtail rail. The curtain rail has a hollow portion that is hollow extending in a longitudinal direction, and an opening opened in the longitudinal direction on its bottom face. Power supply patterns for supplying electricity are arranged inside left and right side faces that constitute the hollow portion in the longitudinal direction. The movable body has electrodes in contact with the respective power supply patterns, an electric motor receiving electricity through these electrodes to positively or negatively rotate, and a hanging portion for hanging a curtain. The movable body is driven to move by the electric motor. When the movable body is arranged in the hollow portion of the curtain rail, the hanging portion protrudes from the opening of the curtain rail.



Blind adjuster

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A mechanism for controlling adjustment of a blind or the like, the mechanism including, a fixable member which in use is fixed in position relative to the blind, a rotatable member located proximate the fixable member being rotatable relative to the fixable member about an axis of rotation to adjust the blind, an elongate member a proximal end of which is located proximate the rotatable member, the elongate member having a longitudinal axis that intersects the axis of rotation, and a continuous pull element which interacts with the rotatable member, the pull element is movable relative to the fixable member to rotate the rotatable member, the pull element is arranged relative to the elongate member extending from the rotatable member towards a distal end of the elongate member and back towards the rotatable member so as to limit movement of the pull element in a direction substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the elongate member.



Window protection apparatus for an operator cabin of a working machine

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A window protection apparatus on a working machine features a reel rotatably supported at an exterior of the operator cabin in a position proximate a top end of the window for rotation about a horizontal axis and a flexible window covering wound on the reel such that rotation of the reel in a first direction deploys a free end of the window covering from the reel, and rotation of the reel in an opposite second direction retracts the free end of the window covering back toward said reel. A retaining member is mounted at the exterior of the operator cabin in a position proximate a bottom end of the window, and a retaining element is attached to the window covering proximate the free end thereof for engagement with the retaining member to secure the window covering in a closed position spanning downwardly from the reel over the window.



Sun shader apparatus

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A sun shading apparatus includes a supporting frame, a shading frame and a shading fabric. The supporting frame includes first and second leg frames, and a supporting bar extended between the first and the second leg frames, while the second leg frame has third and fourth mounting slots. The shading frame includes first and second coupling joints each having a V-shaped cross section, first and second frame members, and a reinforcing frame, wherein the supporting bar is extended between the first and second coupling joints. The first and the second frame member are coupled with the first coupling joint and the second coupling joint respectively, while the reinforcing frame is extended between the first and second frame member and the supporting bar to form a support platform. The shading fabric is detachably mounted on the support platform for shading adverse weather condition.



Barrier systems and associated methods, including vapor and/or barrier systems with manual egress

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Barrier systems and associated methods, including vapor and/or fire barrier systems, are disclosed herein. One aspect of the invention is directed toward a barrier system that includes a barrier coupled to a spool, and a drive system. The barrier is positioned to be wound onto and off of the spool as the barrier moves between a deployed position and a retracted position by the drive assembly. The system further includes a clutch configured to resist movement of the barrier system unless directed by the drive system, and to release the barrier to allow manual egress when power to the drive system fails. The system further includes a latch configured to retain the barrier in a retracted position and to prevent the barrier from deploying when power fails and the clutch releases.



Portable building facade systems

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A system and method providing a facade for portable toilets and other structures includes a plurality of panels that mimic or emulate a more aesthetically pleasings structure. The facade may provide the appearance of a house or other structure to disguise the less appealing form of a portable toilet. One, two, three or more panels connect about a portable toilet structure and may partially or completely connect to the portable toilet structure itself. The facade is optionally comprised of lightweight and easily transportable material.



Window treatment operating apparatus with cycloidal drive

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for selectively activating a window treatment includes an input member, such as a pulley activated by a bead chain, an output member such as a sleeve activating a mandrel, a stationary guard for mounting the window treatment and a rotor. The rotor, pulley, and stationary base are coupled to form a cycloid drive, wherein rotation of the pulley causes the rotor to precess with respect to the pulley.



Sunshade device

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A sunshade device includes a pair of rails disposed so as to have a gradually decreasing spacing therebetween, a windup device disposed between proximal ends of the pair of rails, a shade configured to be drawn from and housed in the windup device, a stay attached to a short side edge of the shade, a pair of shafts respectively inserted into the stay so as to move along a longitudinal direction thereof at both ends of the stay, and a pair of runners respectively provided so as to move along the pair of rails and coupled to the pair of shafts. Provided at least on one end side of the stay is a rotation mechanism causing the stay to change its position upon reception of a force by which the shafts move along the longitudinal direction of the stay as the pair of runners move along the pair of rails.



Adaptive portable hunting blind system and method

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A highly portable, modular hunting blind which adapts to different hunting areas by utilizing local grass and other vegetation for 3-D camouflage and cover purposes. The blind is ideally of a light weight material, such as plastic, and includes adjustable angles for natural cover, and a number of vegetation straps that adjust to any natural cover the hunter chooses to use, such as grass, corn, brush, or tree limbs. This allows hunters to place natural cover at angles that create a secure 3-D effect and allows hunters and game to see through this natural environment eliminating the undesirable “blob” affect caused by dark fabric material, while breaking the hunter's profile.



Device and method for facilitating the delivery or moving of oversized furniture items

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method of using a portable, protective barrier for facilitating the passage of oversized articles through a span defined between two barriers. The protective barrier is fabricated of a board having a first (preferably smooth) planar surface and an opposite (preferably textured) planar surface defined by a peripheral edge. An arch is formed in the protective barrier to provide vertical support as well as pliancy during use. The arch can be formed by retention of the barrier within a forming carrier. The arched protective barrier is placed between the article being transferred through the span and at least one of the barriers. The article compresses the arched section of the protective barrier to facilitate movement of the article through the span. The article can be furniture, appliances, equipment, etc., and the barriers can be a corner, a wall, a doorjamb, a staircase, other furniture, artwork, etc.



Interior shutter-blind for windows with stackable louvers

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A shutter-blind system for windows is provided. The system includes a frame and a plurality of rotatable parallel louvers coupled within the frame. Each louver of the plurality of louvers is operatively coupled to adjacent louvers with a collapsible linkage. The system may further comprise a biasing member coupled to a first louver located at a first end of the plurality of louvers and a resisting member coupled to a second louver located at a second end of the plurality of louvers. The biasing member pulls against the resisting member to maintain tension in the collapsible linkage. According to certain embodiments, the frame elements are coupled within a window opening and trim elements are coupled to cover gaps between the frame elements and the window opening.



Sunlight-shielding device

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A sunlight-shielding device includes two one-way clutches characterized by a short overall length, compact size, simple structure, and fewer parts for a sunlight-shielding device in which two shielding materials suspended from a head box can be switched using a single-loop up/down operation cord. Each one-way clutch includes has an input disk, input plate, top plate, and output drum provided on a center pin in a rotatable manner such that when the input plate rotates in a specified direction due to the rotation from the input disk, an engagement part of the top plate projects along a guide groove and engages with an engagement projection strip of the output drum, to transmit the rotation from the input disk to the output drum.



Window edge space filler and window covering

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A window opening space filler for use with a window having a window opening of predetermined opening width surrounded by a window frame, to adjust the predetermined opening width to fit a window covering having a predetermined covering width, less than the opening width, and having an attachment member for attachment to the widow frame, and, a filler member separate from the attachment member and attachable to the attachment member and extending across the window opening, so that a user can reduce the width of a window opening down each side edge make the window covering fit the reduced width window opening.



Device for preloading a rewind mechanism

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention concerns a device (1) for preloading of a rewind mechanism (2) for a fabric (4) arranged on an elongated tube (3) or the like of a roller blind, a projector screen or the like. The rewind mechanism (2) is arranged to be essentially inserted into said tube (3) and includes a spring (10), that is tensioned when the fabric (4) is rolled out and relieved when the fabric (4) is rolled up onto the tube (3). The device (1) includes an outer mounting element (5), that is arranged to be attached to the tube (3), and an inner mounting element (6), that is arranged to be attached to an outer bracket (not shown), said mounting elements (5, 6) being rotatingly arranged in relation to each other about a longitudinal axis of said tube (3). A spring element (7) is arranged between said mounting elements (5, 6) and includes a sleeve (11), in which said spring (10) is arranged. The sleeve (11) has an inner diameter that is smaller than the outer diameter of the spring (10) in an untensioned condition, wherein said spring (10) is arranged inside the sleeve (11) by being inserted therein in a pretensioned condition.



Sliding door and pivoting door for demountable wall system

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A demountable modular wall system including a series of individual wall panels that can be positioned adjacent to each other. The demountable wall system includes a doorway defined by a pair of spaced vertical posts and a horizontal header. In one embodiment, a sliding glass door is movable along a sliding door track mounted to the horizontal header. A lower trim assembly mounted to the bottom end of the sliding glass door adjusts the overall height of the door. The doorway can also include a pivoting glass door. The pivoting glass door includes a bottom pivot assembly having a bottom clamp adjustably positioned along a bottom end of the pivoting glass door. The adjustable bottom clamp can be moved along the bottom end of the pivoting glass door and receives a pivot pin supported on the floor. A top pivot assembly includes a movable plunger that defines a portion of the pivot axis for the pivoting glass door.



Covering device

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A covering device for a luggage compartment of a vehicle substantially comprises a trunk covering comprising an inner roller blind which covers the luggage compartment. In order to install the trunk covering in, and remove the latter from, the vehicle, said trunk covering is brought by one end vertically and horizontally into a plug-in device on the vehicle, wherein the remote, other longitudinal end of the trunk covering is latched in a lock by means of a rotational movement.



Two-stage interlocked sliding door for machining tank of electric discharge machine

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A door for attachment on the front of a machining tank of an electric discharge machine includes a door frame and first and second lifting doors that move up and down with respect to the door frame. When the first lifting door is lifted, pulleys attached on the first lifting door also move up, causing a belt wound around the pulleys and fixed to the door frame via a first belt-attaching member to rotate. As a result, the second lifting door, fixed to the belt via a second belt-attaching member, moves up with respect to the first lifting door.



Impact window assembly for overhead door

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Overhead door panels are used in a variety of overhead doors styles and construction designs, each of which may be of different panel thicknesses and construction. Each of the panels includes a window opening to receive a window assembly therein. Window frame sub-assemblies are substantially interchangeable with one another and may be used in the variety of overhead door panel construction styles. Each window frame sub-assembly may include a front frame to be installed in the window opening. Glazing elements are mounted within each of the front frames and fasteners secure the glazing element to the front frame. Retainers may be juxtaposed to the back face of the door panels and coupled to one of the window frame sub-assemblies to thereby provide a window in the respective first or second overhead door panels. Advantageous features of this invention include the window frame sub-assemblies being interchangeable in a variety of overhead door panel designs irrespective of the thickness or construction of the door panel being a pan or fully insulated sandwich door construction.



Double roman shade curtain and double roman shade using the same

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed herein is a double roman shade curtain which is configured to include a cord 10, a first curtain 20, a second curtain 30, and a connection belt 40. Further, the present invention relates to a double roman shade which is configured to include a cord 10, a first curtain 20, a second curtain 30, a connection belt 40, a rotating bar 50, a frame 60, and a tow rope 70.



Window with retractable barrier assembly

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A retractable flexible screen is attached to a retractable barrier assembly fitted into a bottom edge portion of a window sash portion of a window unit. The retractable barrier assembly is provided with a weather seal and a moisture draining means. A weather strip is provided along a bottom edge of the screen. The screen is maintained in a retracted position within the retractable barrier assembly until it is desired to employ the screen. To deploy the screen, it is extracted from the retractable barrier assembly and a bottom edge is anchored against a sill portion of the window unit, thereby causing the screen to be automatically extended each time the sash is raised.



Outdoor unit for air conditioner

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An outdoor unit for an air conditioner according to an exemplary embodiment of the disclosure, comprising: a case forming shape and having a suction port suctioning outside air and a discharge port discharging the suctioned air; a heat exchanger accommodated inside the case; a fan that is accommodated inside the case and forcibly circulate air; and a louver assembly revolvably mounted in the case so as to selectively open and close the discharge port.



High efficiency roller shade and method for setting artificial stops

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention advantageously provides a motorized roller shade that includes a shade tube, a motor/controller unit and a power supply unit. The motor/controller unit is disposed within the shade tube, and includes a bearing, rotatably coupled to a support shaft, and a DC gear motor. The output shaft of the DC gear motor is coupled to the support shaft such that the output shaft and the support shaft do not rotate when the support shaft is attached to the mounting bracket.



Customizable drapery system and method

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A drapery system for forming a window drapery of user-selected length. The system includes first and second drapery sections and at least one fastener for selectively and overlappingly attaching the drapery sections without stitching or sewing. A method of forming a drapery of user-selectable length is also provided.



Spring-loaded roller shade gudgeon

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Presented is a gudgeon assembly that includes a gudgeon body, a first ball bearing, a second ball bearing, a gudgeon pin, a first spring plate, a second spring plate, and two springs. The gudgeon pin extends through the gudgeon body and is coaxial with the first and second ball bearings. The first spring plate is coupled to a distal portion of the gudgeon pin. The second spring plate defines an opening and is coupled to the second ball bearing. The opening is coaxial with the second ball bearing and the gudgeon pin. The two springs are coupled to the first spring plate and the second spring plate. Longitudinal axes of the two springs are coplanar and non-coaxial with the longitudinal axis of the gudgeon pin. The gudgeon pin, the first spring plate, and the second spring plate rotate together as a single unit and rotate independently of the gudgeon body.



Looped-cord system for window coverings

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A looped-cord system includes a beaded cord having a set of beads connected in series to form a loop with a space between each pair of adjacent beads. In one embodiment a stop sized to fit within the space between a pair of adjacent beads is attached to a housing. A resilient finger located opposite the stop pushes a portion of the beaded cord adjacent to and not engaging the sprocket against the stop so the stop is within a space between a pair of adjacent beads, thereby preventing movement of the cord loop. Applying tension to the cord loop overcomes the resilient finger and moves the cord away from the stop enabling movement of the cord loop. In another embodiment a key engages the sprocket preventing the sprocket from turning until tension is applied to the cord loop by proper installation of the tensioner on the cord loop.



Double roman shade curtain and double roman shade using the same

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed herein is a double roman shade curtain which is configured to include a first curtain 10, a second curtain 20, a connection belt 30, and a cord 40. Further, the present invention relates to a double roman shade curtain which is configured to include a first curtain 10, a second curtain 20, a connection belt 30, a cord 40, a rotating bar 50, a frame 60, and a tow rope 70. Therefore, the double roman shade curtain and the double roman shade using the same can be integrally woven without separately forming the ring and prevent accidents that children are wound with the cord and can be formed in both surfaces to have a beautiful appearance, be installed without dividing front and back faces, and have excellent durability.



Roll-up door assembly, and blow molded panel therefor

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A roll-up door has a plurality of panels and a plurality of roller assemblies mounted to ends of the panels for mounting the panels in channels. At least some of the panels are formed of blow-molded thermoplastic material and have a relatively flat outside face and an inside face including open channels that extend longitudinally and transversely on the panel. A reinforced panel of thermoplastic material is made by blow molding a panel with a thermoplastic material to form a relatively flat outside face and a ribbed inside face, and with elongated channels along upper and lower portions thereof. The panel may be trimmed while it is still warm to open the channels at one end. While the panel is still warm, reinforcing members may be inserted into the elongated channels. The panels may be cooled to shrink the channels onto the reinforcing members.



Covering device and coupling module thereof

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A coupling device of a shading member, includes a frame and two coupling modules. Each coupling module includes a main member fixed to a top or a bottom of the shading member, two positioning members connected to the main member, and two controlling members connected to the positioning members. The positioning members are received in the main member, each of which has a gear to engage a rack of the frame. The positioning members are movable by moving the controlling members to make the gears engage or disengage the racks. As a result, the shading member is able to be assembled or disassembled in an easy way.



Window shade

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A window shade includes a headrail adapted for horizontal mounting above a window, a shading material attached to the headrail, and at least one cord for raising and lowering the shading material. The cord is attached to a location adjacent a lower end of the material, and extends upward through cord guides toward the headrail. The cord may be encased within a collapsible member attached to each cord guide. The collapsible member is adapted to longitudinally extend as the shading material is lowered toward a deployed position, and then longitudinally collapse as the shading material is raised toward a stowed position. The cord is secured to and is wound about a spring-loaded roller. The roller provides tension on the cord that counterbalances the weight of the shade so that the shading material may be positioned at any desired level. A stop bracket is disposed adjacent a face of the shading material and has a first portion attached to the headrail and a second portion containing a bore, wherein the cord extends from the roller through the bore and is secured to the shading material.



Portable awning for the car

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A portable awning for the car. The present invention is to overcome the deficiency of bad effect of insulation and inconvenience for user. The point of solution includes a casing able to be separated into two portions along the length direction, and an awning body able be stored within the said two portions of the casing respectively, is characterized in that: the said awning body is a foldable body with continuous honeycomb section, the said two portions of the casing are provided with fixed structure used for fixing the car. Each Honeycomb Tube of the said awning body is an opening structure at the both ends.



Molding strip for fabric walls and ceilings

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A molding strip for fabric and wall systems has a base for securing it to a wall and at least two pairs of flexible gripping members that face each other at fabric entry slots for different fabric receiving cavities. In one embodiment, one pair of flexible gripping walls is arranged where an edge of the base and an adjacent wall or ceiling intersect and the other pair is arranged on a protruding member. The flexible gripping walls have gripping teeth to secure the fabric after insertion of fabric into a collection cavity.



Installation of a textile deck assembly in an article of furniture

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method, apparatus, and seating product that include a seat deck assembly with a tensioned fabric decking are described. The seat deck assembly includes one or a pair of frame rails attached along opposite edges of the decking. The decking includes an elastomeric textile. The decking or a first of the frame rails is attached to a first side of the frame. The second of the frame rails is placed in a rigid fixture. A force is applied by an actuator to the frame to move the second side of the frame toward the second frame rail and to stretch the elastomeric fabric. The second frame rail is couple to the second side of the frame and the assembled frame is removed from the fixture. Cushions, padding or an upholstered covering can complete embodiments of the seating product.



Curtain track assembly and mounting device

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A mounting device for installing a track for a curtain or blind has an engagement portion for cooperation with the track by a snap-type engagement. A resiliently deformable release means has a tongue portion (29) that has a free end that is positioned in a cavity of the track when the engagement portions are fully mutually engaged and a connected end that is connected to the mounting portion and spaced from the free end and that is positioned externally of the cavity of the track when the engagement portions are fully mutually engaged. The tongue portion (29) has an abutment face (33) disposed for assisting with prising apart the mounting device and the track by turning a tool, simultaneous with the operation of the tool against the tongue portion. The abutment face is opposed to and spaced from the track in use.



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.



Roller blind device for a motor vehicle

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A roller blind device for a motor vehicle having a flexible roller blind sheet held windably and unwindably on a roller blind shaft, a dimensionally stable pulling-out section assigned to the roller blind sheet at an end area which is at the front in the pulling-out direction, at least one pulling/pushing apparatus continuously rotating and in operative connection with the roller blind shaft and to which the pulling-out section is fastened, and having lateral guide section arrays in which lateral edges of the roller blind sheet are guided. The pulling/pushing apparatus is guided in a guide track integrated in the guide section array and transversely movable together with the guide section array for setting of the function position, in particular before initial operation.



Securable cover apparatus for trade show booths

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A securable cover apparatus for trade show booths comprising a flexible cover; a fastener mount attached to the flexible cover and a securable fastener having a rotating handle potion and a locking pin that is controlled by the handle portion. The fastener further includes a bracket wall with two guide members that are used to guide the fastener into a channel of the frame of the booth support structure. The securable cover apparatus is able to secure a trade show booth having a frame when the extending guide members of the securable fastener are slid between an opening in the frame and the locking pin is extended and rotated such that the frame of the tradeshow booth is positioned between flanges at the head of the locking pin and the bracket wall.



Window covering with independently movable support rods

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A window treatment system and method of installing the system are provided. The system includes a first and a second u-track positioned on opposite sides of a window frame. A first support rod and a second support rod each have a first end positioned in the first u-track and a second end positioned in the second u-track. A shade is coupled to the first and the second support rods and the rods frictionally support the shade and rods within the window frame. The method includes attaching a first u-track to a first side of a window frame and attaching a second u-track to a second, opposing side of a window frame. A shade is installed on the first and second support rods. A first end of a first and second support rod is inserted into the first u-shaped track and a second end of the first and second support rods are inserted in the second u-shaped track.



Blinds-between-glass window with thermal break

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A blinds-between-glass window assembly includes spacers with a thermal break. The assembly is modular in that the same components can be used to form window assemblies of varying thicknesses by replacement of the corner keys. A spring counter-balance mechanism is mounted within a side rail to provide a counter-balancing force against a magnetic follower. Guards are disclosed to reduce scratching or marring that can occur if the blind slats bump against the frame or glass.



Blind assembly with two blind head rail

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A blind for a building opening, having; an upper blind roller, located in an upper region of the head rail, a lower blind attachment located in a lower region of the head rail, an upper blind stored on the upper blind roller, a lower blind stored on the lower blind attachment, upper and lower blind control mechanism operable to operate the blinds and in which the upper blind roller is located in an upper plane in the head rail and the lower blind attachment is located in a lower plane, the axes being displaced vertically from one another, and in which the upper blind depends down beside the lower blind attachment, and in which the lower blind depends down alongside said upper blind, so as to provide a head rail having a slim, aesthetically pleasing profile.



Covering device of opening of building

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A covering device of an opening of a building includes two parallel rails, a shading member, a main member, and two adjusting units. Each rail has a first side and a second side. The main member is between the rails and is connected to an end of the shading member. The main member has two coupling members to engage the rails at the first sides thereof. The adjusting unit has a stop member to be moved between a first position and a second position. The stop member touches the second side of the rail while the stop member is moved to the first position, and is off the second side of the rail while the stop member is moved to the second position.



Batten assembly for roman blind

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hollow body batten having sidewalls (2) joined by a transverse wall (4) which divides the hollow body into a fabric cavity (6) and a clip cavity (8). Access to the clip cavity (8) is through a clip slot (10) which extends from end to end of the batten. Access to the fabric cavity (6) is through a fabric slot (12) which extends from end to end of the batten.



Two-way up-down curtain

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A two-way up-down curtain includes a fixed top base including a device space and its bottom is drilled several eyelets. A coil rope control device is located in the device space is coiled with a first and a second thread. The threads penetrate through the eyelet in the bottom of the fixed top base. A curtain under the fixed top base includes a mobile top, a bottom and a curtain. The first thread penetrates through the mobile top, curtain and bottom downwards, and through the bottom downwards with an extended end. A pulling base is only fixed to the extended end of the first thread mutually, so that the user can push and pull the mobile top or the pulling base by hand to change the state of the curtain. The mobile top can be actually prevented from moving to result in clearance to the fixed top base.



Screen device

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

In a screen device, to provide a screen device in which a roller pipe includes a revolving shaft 5 on which a coil spring 6 is wound integrated therein, connected to a rotator 52 rotatably disposed with respect to a stator 51 connected to a lower end of the revolving shaft, and is rotatably stored in a housing frame, the stator includes a plurality of radially arranged claws 53, holding portions 57 arranged radially on a lower surface portion of a cap member 55 which is detachably disposed at a lower end of the housing frame corresponding to the claws of the stator are disposed, the holding portions each have a holding space 58 for receiving the claw in the interior thereof, the holding space is opened outward at one end on the side of receiving the claw and closed at the other end to allow adjustment of initial winding of a coil spring integrated in a roller pipe and superior in opening-and-closing operability of a screen and manner it is retracted.



Modular wall nesting system

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Implementations of the present invention relate to systems, methods, and apparatus for incorporating face- and center-mounted panels into a single wall module to form nested wall modules. For instance, face-mounted panels can nest within the center-mounted panels. Additionally or alternatively, center-mounted panels can nest within the face-mounted panels to form windows.



Sunshade assembly

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A sunshade assembly includes two rail seats, a shade member and a guide unit. The shade member has a main portion and two foldable portions connected respectively to left and right sides of the main portion. The guide unit includes two guide members mounted respectively to the rail seats. Each guide member has a guide groove for receiving a portion of a respective one of the foldable portions of the shade member, and a guide surface formed in the guide groove. When the shade member is unwound, the foldable portions pass through the guide grooves and are urged to be folded through guidance of the guide surfaces before entering and being confined in the rail seats.



Drape assembly

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A drape assembly facilitates replacement of curtains without tools and without disassembling or taking down a curtain rod. The assembly includes a suction cup that may be coupled to a support surface. A tubular rod is removably coupled to the suction cup so the tubular rod is spaced from the support surface. A coupler is slidably coupled to the tubular rod so the coupler is movable between a first end and a second end of the tubular rod. A drape is selectively coupled to the coupler so the drape extends downwardly from the tubular rod.



Roller blinds controller structure

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An improvement of roller blinds controller is provided, it mainly comprises a cylindrical rod passing through a side cover and fixing therewith; a bead chain sprocket and a number of torsion springs fitted on the cylindrical rod, and an outer sleeve cover fitted on the outside, wherein: the cylindrical rod has a ridge portion protruded from the circumferential surface thereof, while the side cover has a has a central aperture with a annular edge portion, the cylindrical rod can be fixed with the side cover by the snap-fitting of the annular edge portion between the flange portion and the ridge portion.



Shield system

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A shield system adapted for use in an air cooler structure (100). The shield system includes at least one flexible sheet (304) and at least one arrangement (106) for fixing, in use, the at least one flexible sheet to an air cooler structure.