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Title:
SET OF DISPOSABLE TOILET SEAT FRAMES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/1999/040833
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention refers to a set of disposable toilet seat frames, destined for individual hygiene and used as an accessory in the private and public bathrooms and toilets such as in hotels, hospitals, schools, restaurants, ships, airships, etc. The set of disposable toilet seat frames according to the invention consists of some oval-shaped frames (1), assembled by means of some rings (2 and 3) which pass through some openings (a and b) positioned on the linear side (c) and of a flexible support (4). Frame (1) is provided with a rectangular-shaped lug (d) which is folded towards the inner face of the toilet seat frame (1). This has a spatial shape, with curved edges, which follows the oval shape, in plane and space, of an usual toilet seat frame. The toilet seat frames (1) may be obtained from smooth or goffered VPC sheet by thermal formation.

Inventors:
Chivulescu, Octavian Paul (Gral Budi&scedil teanu Street 28 bis, R-Bucharest, RO)
Pretorian, Radu (Gral Budi&scedil teanu Street 14, R-Bucharest, RO)
Application Number:
PCT/RO1998/000008
Publication Date:
August 19, 1999
Filing Date:
June 19, 1998
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
Chivulescu, Octavian Paul (Gral Budi&scedil teanu Street 28 bis, R-Bucharest, RO)
Pretorian, Radu (Gral Budi&scedil teanu Street 14, R-Bucharest, RO)
International Classes:
A47K13/14; A47K13/16; (IPC1-7): A47K13/16
Foreign References:
GB388914A
EP0303323A1
DE2109656A1
DE2330787A1
DE2307585A1
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Pretorian, Radu (Gral Budi&scedil teanu Street 14, R-Bucharest, RO)
Pretorian, Radu (Gral Budi&scedil teanu Street 14, R-Bucharest, RO)
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Claims:
PATENT CLAIMS
1. Set of disposable toilet seat frames, characterized in that, it consists of oval shaped toilet frames (1), assemble by means of wings (2 and 3) which pass through openings (a and b) positioned on the linear side (c) and of a flexible support (4).
2. Set of disposable toilet seat frames according to claim 1, characterized in that, the toilet frame (1) is provided with a rectangularshaped lug (d) which is folded to the inner side of frame (1).
3. Set of disposable toilet seat frames, according to claim 1, characterized in that, the toilet seat frame (1) has a spatial shape, with curved edges, which follows the oval shape, in plane and space, of an usual toilet seat frame.
4. Set of disposable toilet seat frames, according to claim 1, characterized in that, the toilet seat frame (1) it can be obtained from smooth or goffered VPC sheet by thermal formation.
Description:
SET OF DISPOSABLE TOILET SEAT FRAMES TECHNICALFIELD The present invention concerns to a set of disposable toilet seat frames destined to ensure the individual hygiene and used as an accessory in the private and public bathrooms and tolets, such as in the hotels, hospitals, schools, restaurants, ships, airships, etc.

BACKROUND OF THE INVENTION With a view to ensuring the individual hygiene in bathrooms, there is known an oval-shaped frame placed on the toilet bowl edges for protecting the users.

A first disadvantage of this frame consists in the fact that the surface thereof coming into contact with a great number of persons can lead to transmitting various diseases.

A second disadvantage of the known toilet seat frame is the user's feeling of discomfort generated by the idea of a precarious hygienic condition of the toilet seat frame due to its having been used previously.

THE OBJECT OF THE INVENTION The problem solved by the invention is that of achieving a set of disposable toilet seat frames for increasing the hygiene level for the users, by the possibility of using a new toilet seat frame whenever the toilet is used.

By the application of the invention the user's hygiene levez and comfort are achieved.

SPECIFICATION OF THE DRAWINGS The invention is explained in details below by the figures 1... 8, which represent: -fig. 1 top view of the set of disposable toilet seat frames mounted on the toilet bowl; -fig. 2 front view of the set of disposable toilet seat frames mounted on the toilet bowl; -fig. 3 side view of the set of disposable toilet seat frames mounted on the toilet bowl; -fig. 4 persepctive view of the set of disposable toilet seat frames mounted on

the toilet bowl ; -fig. 5 front view of the set of disposable toilet seat frames mounted on the toilet seat cover ; -fig. 6 section with a plane I-I from fig. 5; -fig. 7 top view of the set of disposable toilet seat frames; -fig. 8 section with a plane 11-II from fig. 7.

DESCRIPTION OF PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS The set of disposable toilet seat frames according to the invention consists of frames 1 made up of PVC sheet, in a number from 20... 50 pieces and united between them by rings 2 and 3, made up of plastic material, which pass through openings a and b practiced on a linear side c of the said frame 1.

The set of frames according to the invention is provided with a flexible support 4 which attach the unused frames 1 to an existing toilet cover 5 and which allows, by flexing some wings e, each of the frames 1 to be revolved into the horizontal position of use. The flexible support 4 is attached to the inner side of the toilet seat cover 5 by means of a self- adhesive foil 6.

The toilet frame 1 has a spatial shape-with curved edges-which follows the oval shape, in plane and space, of the existing toilet seat frame, for a better seating thereon.

Each of the toilet seat frames 1 is provided to the side opposite the side c with a rectanguiar-shaped tug d folded towards the inner side of frame 1 so that not to go beyond the contour thereof. By means of the lug d, one frame from the set can be drawn and brought into the position of use by flexing the wings e.

The toilet frames 1 are stacked one over the other as they are being used, the set of frames according to the invention being disposed of after the use of the last frame.

The toilet frames 1 can be produced by the process, known per se, of thermally forming the sheet, the finished product being smooth or goffered, of thicknesses ranging from 0.15... 0.6 mm. Also, the sheet used may be white or coloured.

The toilet frames 1 can also be made up of greased cardboard.