Title:
Glider with massage devices
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A glider with massage devices includes a chair guiding mechanism, a chair frame, a back cushion, a seat cushion and a plurality of vibration generators. The chair guiding mechanism has a fixing portion and a gliding portion glidably mounted on the fixing portion. The chair frame is fixed on the gliding portion. The back cushion and the seat cushion are detachably mounted on the chair frame and the vibration generators are embedded in the back cushion and the seat cushion. When users sit in the glider with massage devices, they can rock themselves back and forth to relax via the chair gliding mechanism, and further, the vibration generators mounted in the back cushion and the seat cushion of the glider can provide a massage effect so that the users can have massages while sitting in the glider.



Inventors:
Chi, Hsing-yu (Taipei City, TW)
Application Number:
12/010570
Publication Date:
07/30/2009
Filing Date:
01/28/2008
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A47C7/00
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Primary Examiner:
BROWN, PETER R
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Hsing-Yu Chi (4F, No. 726, Section 6, Chung Shan North Road, Taipei, null, 11152, TW)
Claims:
1. A glider with massage devices, comprising: a chair guiding mechanism having a fixing portion and a gliding portion glidably mounted on the fixing portion; a chair frame having a seat board, a back board, and armrest, the seat board fixed on the top surface of the gliding portion and the back board fixed at the rear side of the top surface of the seat board, the armrest frame fixed at the left side and right side on the top surface of the seat board, and an armrest cushion is detachably mounted on the armrest frame; a back cushion detachably mounted on the back board of the chair frame and including a foam layer, a surface layer and a covering layer, wherein the foam layer has a plurality of grooves formed therein, the foam layer is covered with the surface layer and the surface layer is covered with the covering layer; a seat cushion detachably mounted on the seat board of the chair frame and including a foam layer, a surface layer and a covering layer, wherein the foam layer has a plurality of grooves formed therein, the foam layer is covered with the covering layer, a glider ottoman which includes an ottoman gliding mechanism and a foot cushion, and the ottoman gliding mechanism has a fixing portion and a gliding portion glidably mounted on the fixing portion, and the foot cushion is detachably mounted on the gliding portion and including a foam layer and a covering layer; and the foam layer has a plurality of grooves and is covered with the covering layer; and a plurality of vibration generators placed in the grooves of the back cushion, the seat cushion and the ottoman and is covered with the covering layer.

2. (canceled)

3. (canceled)

4. (canceled)

5. (canceled)

6. The glider as claimed in claim 2, wherein the covering layers of the back cushion, the seat cushion and the foot cushion are made of cloth or leather, the surface layers of the back cushion and the seat cushion are made of polyurethane and the foam layers of the back cushion, the seat cushion and the foot cushion are made of polyester.

7. The glider as claimed in claim 6, further comprising a controller which is electronically connected with the vibration generators and has a control panel.

8. The glider as claimed in claim 7, wherein the controller and the vibration generators are connected to a power cord.

9. The glider as claimed in claim 8, wherein the armrest cushion has a controller pouch in which the connector is placed.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

1. Field of the Invention

The present invention relates to a glider with massage devices.

2. Description of Related Art

Gliders are chairs capable of generating a rocking motion. When users sit in a glider, they can rock themselves back and forth to relax via gliding mechanisms of the gliders depending on their weight.

Gliders are generally combined with glider ottomans which also have gliding mechanisms, so that users can put their feet on the glider ottomans and make their feet rock together when they sit in the gliders with rocking motion.

Massage chairs are also popular relaxing devices which can achieve a massage effect through special devices in the chairs tapping on users' backs or feet. However, there still isn't a device combining a glider with a massage chair to enable users to have massages while sitting in a glider to relax themselves.

Hence, the inventors of the present invention believe that the shortcomings described above can be remedied and suggest the present invention which is of a reasonable design and is an effective improvement based on deep research and thought.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

An object of the present invention is to provide a glider with massage devices which has massage devices mounted in a detachable back cushion and a detachable seat cushion of the glider so that users can have massages while sitting in the glider to relax themselves.

To achieve the above-mentioned object, a glider with massage devices in accordance with the present invention is provided. The glider with massage devices includes a chair guiding mechanism, a chair frame, a back cushion, a seat cushion and a plurality of vibration generators, wherein the chair guiding mechanism has a fixing portion and a gliding portion glidably mounted on the fixing portion; the chair frame has a seat board and a back board, the seat board fixed on the top surface of the gliding portion and the back board fixed at the rear side of the top surface of the seat board; the back cushion is detachably mounted on the back board of the chair frame and includes a foam layer, a surface layer and a covering layer, the foam layer having a plurality of grooves formed therein, the foam layer covered with the surface layer, and the surface layer covered with the covering layer; the seat cushion is detachably mounted on the seat board of the chair frame and includes a foam layer, a surface layer and a covering layer, the foam layer having a plurality of grooves formed therein, the foam layer covered with the surface layer, and the surface layer covered with the covering layer; and the vibration generators is placed in the grooves of the back cushion and the seat cushion.

The efficacy of the present invention is as follows: when users sit in the glider with massage devices, they can rock themselves back and forth to relax via the chair gliding mechanism, and further, the vibration generators can vibrate to give massages to users' bodies thereby achieving a massage effect.

To further understand features and technical contents of the present invention, please refer to the following detailed description and drawings related the present invention. However, the drawings are only to be used as references and explanations, not to limit the present invention.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a glider with massage devices according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view of the glider with massage devices according to the present invention;

FIG. 3 is a partially cross-sectional perspective view of the glider with massage devices according to the present invention;

FIG. 4 is a schematic view of a controller of the glider with massage devices according to the present invention;

FIG. 5 is a schematic view of the glider with massage devices according to the present invention, during rocking motion; and

FIG. 6 is a schematic view of a glider ottoman of the glider with massage devices according to the present invention, during rocking motion.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS

Please refer to FIGS. 1-3 illustrating a glider with massage devices 10 according to the present invention. The glider with massage devices 10 includes a chair gliding mechanism 11, a chair frame 12, a back cushion 13, a seat cushion 14, an armrest cushion 15, a plurality of vibration generators 16 and a controller 17. Further, the glider with massage devices 10 may include a glider ottoman 20.

The chair gliding mechanism 11 which is a linkage mechanism includes a fixing portion 111 and a gliding portion 112. The fixing portion 111 is placed on the ground, and the gliding portion 112 is glidably mounted on the fixing portion 111. The chair gliding mechanism 11 generally has the same structure as the prior art, which isn't an emphasis of the present invention, so detailed descriptions of the chair gliding mechanism 11 are omitted inhere.

The chair frame 12 includes a back board 121, an armrest frame 122 and a seat board 123. The seat board 123 is fixed on the top surface of the gliding portion 112, the back board 121 is fixed at the rear side of the top surface of the seat board 123, and the armrest frame 122 is fixed at the left side and the right side on the top surface of the seat board 123.

Please refer to FIG. 3, the back cushion 13 is detachably mounted on the back board 121 of the chair frame 12 via binding, adhesion or fastening etc. The back cushion 13 has a foam layer 131 made of polyester. The foam layer 131 has a plurality of grooves 1311 formed therein. In the embodiment, the foam layer 131 has four grooves 1311, corresponding to the number of the vibration generators 16. The four grooves 1311 are transversely symmetrically formed in the foam layer 131. Each groove 1311 receives one vibration generator 16 therein, and a foam cover 1312 is placed on the vibration generator 16 to cover the groove 1311. Each foam cover 1312 is formed by cutting the foam which is taken out from the foam layer 131 when the corresponding groove 1311 is formed. The vibration generators 16 may vibrate achieve a vibration massage effect.

When the vibration generator 16 and the foam cover 1312 are placed in a corresponding groove 1311, the foam layer 131 is covered with a surface layer 132 made of polyurethare. The surface layer 132 may make users feel comfortable when the users lean on the back cushion 13. The surface layer 132 may be covered with a covering layer 133 which is made of cloth or leather.

The seat cushion 14 is detachably mounted on the top surface of the seat board 123. The structure of the seat cushion 14 is similar to that of the back cushion 13, that is, the seat cushion 14 includes a foam layer 141, a surface layer 142 and a covering layer 143. The foam layer 141 has two grooves 1411 transversely symmetrically formed therein. Each groove 1311 receives one vibration generator 16 therein, and a foam cover 1412 is placed on the vibration generator 16 to cover the groove 1411. After the vibration generator 16 and the foam cover 1412 are placed in a corresponding groove 1411, the foam layer 141 is covered with the surface layer 142 and the surface layer 142 is covered with the covering layer 143. Further, the armrest cushion 15 is mounted on the armrest frame 122. The seat cushion 14 and the armrest cushion 15 can make users more comfortable when the users sit in the glider 10.

The glider ottoman 20 includes an ottoman gliding mechanism 21 and a foot cushion 22. The structure of the ottoman gliding mechanism 21 is similar to that of the chair gliding mechanism 11, that is, the ottoman gliding mechanism 21 includes a fixing portion 211 and a gliding portion 212, and the gliding portion 212 is glidably mounted on the fixing portion 211. The foot cushion 22 is detachably mounted on the gliding portion 212 to make users feel comfortable when the users put their feet on the ottoman 20.

The foot cushion 22 has a foam layer 221 and a covering layer 222, and the foam layer 221 also has two grooves 2211 transversely symmetrically formed therein. Each groove 221 receives one vibration generator 16, and a foam cover 2212 is placed on the vibration generator 16 to cover the grove 2211, and then the foam layer 221 is covered with the covering layer 222

Please refer to FIG. 4, the controller 17 is electrically connected with the vibration generators 16. A controller pouch 151 is sewed on an outer side of the armrest cushion 15, and the controller 17 is placed in the controller pouch 151, thereby users can easily get the controller 17. The controller 17 has a control panel 171 with a plurality of buttons, so that users can choose vibration intensity, massage modes, massage time, massage parts and so on for the vibration generators 16 via the buttons. Additionally, the vibration generators 16 and the controller 17 are connected to a power cord 172. The power cord 172 may be connected to a socket for the main supply to transmit power to the controller 17 and the vibration generators 16.

Please refer to FIG. 5 and FIG. 6, when users sit in the glider with massage devices 10 and put their feet on the glider ottoman 20, they can rock themselves back and forth to relax via the gliding mechanisms 11, 21, and further, the vibration generators 16, which are respectively embedded in the back cushion 13, the seat cushion 14 and the foot cushion 22, can give massages to users' backs, buttocks and feet thereby achieving a massage effect. Additionally, the back cushion 13, the seat cushion 14 and the foot cushion 22 are detachable, so they can be disassembled for other applications.

What are disclosed above are only the specification and the drawings of the preferred embodiments of the present invention and it is therefore not intended that the present invention be limited to the particular embodiments disclosed. It will be understood by those skilled in the art that various equivalent changes may be made depending on the specification and the drawings of the present invention without departing from the scope of the present invention.





 
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