Global patent index - EP 0981972 A1

EP 0981972 A1 2000-03-01 - Device to protect objects or body parts from vibrations

Title (en)

Device to protect objects or body parts from vibrations

Title (de)

Einrichtung zum Schutz von Gegenständen oder Körperteilen vor Vibrationen

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour protéger objets ou parties de corps de vibrations

Publication

EP 0981972 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 99890241 A

Priority

AT 138398 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: CA2278273A1] There is disclosed a device for the protection of objects or body parts against vibrations, in particular a vibration-damping glove or antivibration glove, including at least one vibration-damping layer. In order to realize such a device, which causes noticeable damping of vibrations even in the low-frequency range of vibrations (31.5 to 200 Hz) and, in addition, remains maneuverable to the largest extent possible, at least one vibrationdamping layer, on its surface facing away from the object or body part to be protected, includes indents for decoupling movements in at least one direction in the plane of that surface. The indents, on the one hand, cause the vibrations oriented in the plane of the surface to be deflected into the interior of the layer, thereby enhancing the vibration-damping effect, in particular in the low-frequency range. On the other hand, a high degree of movability of the vibration-damping layer, and hence of the overall device, is ensured by the indents.

Abstract (de)

Die Erfindung betrifft eine Einrichtung zum Schutz von Gegenständen oder Körperteilen vor Vibrationen, insbesondere vibrationsdämpfender Handschuh bzw. Antivibrationshandschuh, mit mindestens einer vibrationsdämpfenden Schicht 1. Zur Realisierung einer derartigen Einrichtung, welche auch im niedrigen Frequenzbereich (31,5 bis 200 Hz) der Vibrationen eine deutliche Dämpfung der Vibrationen bewirkt und darüber hinaus möglichst beweglich bleibt, ist erfindungsgemäß vorgesehen, daß zumindest eine vibrationsdämpfende Schicht 1 zumindest an der, dem zu schützenden Gegenstand oder Körperteil abgewiesenen Oberfläche 4 Einschnitte 2 zur Entkoppelung von Bewegungen in zumindest einer Richtung in der Ebene der genannten Oberfläche 4 aufweist. Diese Einschnitte 2 bewirken einerseits eine Umlenkung der in der Ebene der Oberfläche 4 orientierten Schwingungen in das Innere der Schicht 1, wodurch die vibrationsdämpfende Wirkung, insbesondere im Niedrigfrequenzbereich vergrößert wird. Andererseits wird durch die Einschnitte 2 ein hohes Maß an Beweglichkeit der vibrationsdämpfenden Schicht 1 und damit der gesamten Einrichtung erreicht. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A41D 13/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A41D 19/015 (2006.01); A41D 31/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A41D 31/0044 (2013.01); A41D 19/01523 (2013.01); A41D 13/0156 (2013.01); A41D 2600/102 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0981972 A1 20000301; EP 0981972 B1 20030903; AT 408502 B 20011227; AT A138398 A 20010515; CA 2278273 A1 20000211; CA 2278273 C 20050315; DE 59906833 D1 20031009; ES 2205757 T3 20040501; US 6202217 B1 20010320

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