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Publication numberUS1906893 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 2, 1933
Filing dateJan 29, 1931
Priority dateJan 29, 1931
Publication numberUS 1906893 A, US 1906893A, US-A-1906893, US1906893 A, US1906893A
InventorsLouis Young, Samuel Young
Original AssigneeLouis Young, Samuel Young
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Mattress
US 1906893 A
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May 2, 1933.

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Tatented May 2, 1933 $AHUEL YOUNG AND LOUIS YOG, 915 BBQCKTQN, MASSACHUSETTS MATTRESS Application filed January 29, 1931. serial No. 512,158.

The invention relates to improvements in the so-called inner spring type of mattress, and it aims primarily to provide an imvproved mattress of this type in which novel provision is made for holding the stufiing material against creeping and disintegration. This stufiing is interposed between the conventional spring-containing fabric casing and the tick, and heretofore has usually been held in place only by tufting. Such holding means however, has proven ineihcient, allowing the stufiing to creep and disintegrate, making the mattress not only uncomfortable but short-lived. This difficulty is efi'ective- 13; overcome by the improved construction and moreover a mattress is produced which may be more easily manufactured and moreover can be easily repaired if necessary. The stufiing material is contained in a plurality of substantially flat tubes which jointly form a covering for the spring-containing casing, and as the stufling material is well confined in said tubes, materials such as kapok which cannot be properly held by tuftin may well be used in the manufacture 0% the improved structure.

A further object of the invention is to provide a new and improved structure in which the major portion of the mattress may yield downwardly without materially afi'ecting the padding around the edge of the mattress, allowing this paddingto retain its shape over a long period.

Fig. 1 of the accompanying drawing is a sectional perspective view of a mattress constructed in accordance with the invention.

Fig. 2 is a sectional perspective view of a number of the stuffed tubes.

A preferred construction has been illustrated and will be specifically described, with the understanding however that within the scope of the invention as claimed, minor variations may be made.

) The mattress embodies a substantially fiat fabric casing 3 divided into pockets4 and containing coiled springs 5, no claim being made to the elements 3, d and 5 aside from the other structural features herein described.

Flat pads formed of substantially flat fabric tubes 6 stuflz'ed with kapok or other appropriate stufing 7 lie against the upper and lower sides of the casing 3, said tubes 6 being in edge-to-edge relation with each other and the outermost edges 8 of the outermost of said tubes 6, being flush with the outer edge wall 9 of said casing 3. An additional substantially fiat fabric tube 10 is disposed on edge and extends entirely around the periphery of the structure so far described, the inner wall 11 of said tube 10 lying against the edge wall 9 of the casing 3 and against the outer walls 8 of the tubes 6. This tube 10 is stufied with kapok or other appropriate stufiing 12. When a person is lying upon the mattress near the stufi'ed tube 10, the two pads (formed of the stuffed tubes 6), the casing 3 and the springs 5 may all yield downwardly, and in so doing, said pads and easing mayslide with respect to the tube 10. The latter is thus substantially unaf fected and will remain in proper shape, so that even over a long period of use, the peripheral portion of the mattress will retain substantially its original shape, unless otherwise abused.

A conventional tick 13 lies against the outwardly presented sides of the tubes 6 and 10, and the corners'of said tick are stitched at 14 to the corners of the stuffed tubes 10, providing roll edging 15 for the mattress.

In providing both the upper andthe lower layers of stufi'ed tubes, we prefer to employ the construction shown. A sheet 16 of fabric is provided to lie against the top or bottom wall of the tick 13, as the case may be, and additional sheet material 17 is stitched at 18 to said sheet 16 co-operating therewith in forming the tubes 6. Thus, the tubes are all connected at their outer sides and none of them so can depress without correspondingly moving connected portions of adjacent tubes. More- .over, a smoother surface is imparted to the vides an unusually yieldable and comfortable corners of said peripheral tube, providing mattress and one which will possess long life. roll edging, \Vhile the details disclosed are preferably fol- In testimony whereof we aflix our signalowed as above stated, attention-is again intures'. vited to the fact that variations may be made SAMUEL YOUNG.

within the scope of the invention as claimed. LOUIS YOUNG.

What is claimed is l. A mattress comprising a spring-containing flexible casing of fiat form and having a 10 vertically straight peripheral edge wall, flexible transversely rectangular top and bottom tubes disposed against the upper and lower sides of said casing, said tubes having vertically straight edge walls for contact with 15 each other, the outer vertically straight edge walls of the outermost of said top and bottom tubes being flush with said vertically straight peripheral edgewall of said casing, a flat flexible peripheral tube separate from said 20 top and bottom tubes, said peripheral tube standing on edge and having a vertically straight inner wall lying slidably against said vertically straight peripheral edge wall of said casing and lying slidably against said 25 vertically straight outer edge walls of said outermost of the top and bottom tubes, the upper and lower edges of said peripheral tube being flush with the outer sides of said outermost of said top and bottom tubes, stufling in 30 all of said tubes, a tick lying against the outwardly exposed sides of all of said tubes, and stitching connecting the corners of said tick with the outer corners of said peripheral tube, providing roll edging. 35 2. A mattress comprising a tick having flat top and bottom sides, flexible sheets each disposed substantially throughout its area in a horizontal plane, said sheets lying against the inner faces of said flat top and bottom sides. 40 of said tick, flexible sheet material 'at the sides of said flexible sheets remote from said tick, said sheet material being secured to said sheets on parallel lines and co-acting therewith in forming a plurality of transversely 45 rectangular tubes having vertically straight edge Walls for contact with each other, a flat flexible spring-containing casing having its upper and lower sides disposed against the inner horizontal side walls of said tubes, said casin g having a vertically straight peripheral edge wall flush with the outermost of the vertically straight edge walls of said tubes, a flat flexible peripheral tube separate from the aforesaid tubes, said peripheral tube standing on edge and having a vertically straight inner wall' lying slidably against said vertically straight edge walls of the first named tubes and slidably against said verti- 60 cally straight peripheral wall of said casing,

the upper and lower edges of said peripheral tube being flush with the outer horizontal side walls of the first named tubes, stuffing in all of said tubes, and stitching connecting the 65 corners of the aforesaid tick with the outer

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Classifications
U.S. Classification5/716, 5/720
International ClassificationA47C27/04, A47C27/05
Cooperative ClassificationA47C27/063, A47C27/05
European ClassificationA47C27/05, A47C27/06D