Title:
Detachable net frame assembly
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A detachable net frame assembly has a ball stopping net, a plurality of support frames, a plurality of connection rods, and a pair of connection seats. The ball stopping net is connected to the support frames. A connection cable is disposed between the connection seats. The support frames are disposed between the connection seats. Each connection rod is connected to two of the support frames. Each support frame has a plurality of flexible tubes, a plurality of connection sleeves, and an elastic element inserted through the flexible tubes and the connection sleeves. Each connection seat receives a first pipe, a second pipe, and a third pipe. The first pipe receives the corresponding support frame. The second pipe receives the corresponding support frame. The third pipe receives the corresponding support frame.



Inventors:
Chen, Ming-ching (Taichung, TW)
Application Number:
10/162388
Publication Date:
12/04/2003
Filing Date:
05/30/2002
Assignee:
CHEN MING-CHING
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
273/407, 473/478, 273/400
International Classes:
A63B61/00; A63B63/00; A63B67/02; A63B69/00; A63B69/36; (IPC1-7): A63B69/36; F41J1/00
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Primary Examiner:
GRAHAM, MARK S
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Ming-Ching Chen (TAICHUNG, TW)
Claims:

I claim:



1. A detachable net frame assembly comprises: a ball stopping net, a plurality of support frames, a plurality of connection rods, a pair of connection seats, and a plurality of joints, the ball stopping net connected to the support frames, a connection cable disposed between the connection seats, the support frames disposed between the connection seats, each of the connection rods connected to two of the support frames, each of the support frames having a plurality of flexible tubes, a plurality of connection sleeves, and an elastic element inserted through the flexible tubes and the connection sleeves, each of the connection seats receiving a first pipe, a second pipe, and a third pipe, the first pipe receiving the corresponding support frame, the second pipe receiving the corresponding support frame, the third pipe receiving the corresponding support frame, and each of the joints disposed on an end of the corresponding connection rod to connect the corresponding support frame and the corresponding connection rod.

2. The detachable net frame assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein a ball collecting net is disposed on the ball stopping net.

3. The detachable net frame assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein a periphery frame surrounds the ball stopping net.

4. The detachable net frame assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein an annular ring is disposed on the corresponding connection seat to receive a fastening device.

5. The detachable net frame assembly as claimed in claim 1, wherein each of the joints has at least a collar to receive the corresponding connection rod and a generally C-shaped holder disposed on the collar, and the generally C-shaped holder has an opening to receive the corresponding support frame.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

[0001] The present invention relates to a detachable net frame assembly. More particularly, the present invention relates to a detachable net frame assembly which is suitable for a golf sport and a baseball sport.

[0002] A conventional net frame for a golf sport and a baseball sport cannot be detached. Therefore, it is not easy to move and transport the conventional net frame.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0003] An object of the present invention is to provide a detachable net frame assembly which is easily detached. Therefore, it is easy to move and transport the detachable net frame assembly of the present invention.

[0004] Accordingly, a detachable net frame assembly comprises a ball stopping net, a plurality of support frames, a plurality of connection rods, a pair of connection seats, and a plurality of joints. The ball stopping net is connected to the support frames. A connection cable is disposed between the connection seats. The support frames are disposed between the connection seats. Each of the connection rods is connected to two of the support frames. Each of the support frames has a plurality of flexible tubes, a plurality of connection sleeves, and an elastic element inserted through the flexible tubes and the connection sleeves. Each of the connection seats receives a first pipe, a second pipe, and a third pipe. The first pipe receives the corresponding support frame. The second pipe receives the corresponding support frame. The third pipe receives the corresponding support frame. Each of the joints is disposed on an end of the corresponding connection rod to connect the corresponding support frame and the corresponding connection rod.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0005] FIG. 1 is a perspective assembly view of a detachable net frame assembly of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0006] FIG. 1A is an enlarged view of circle A in FIG. 1;

[0007] FIG. 1B is an enlarged view of circle B in FIG. 1;

[0008] FIG. 1C is an enlarged view of circle C in FIG. 1;

[0009] FIG. 2 is a partially perspective exploded view of a detachable net frame assembly of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0010] FIG. 2A is an enlarged view of circle A in FIG. 2;

[0011] FIG. 2B is an enlarged view of circle B in FIG. 2;

[0012] FIG. 2C is an enlarged view of circle C in FIG. 2;

[0013] FIG. 2D is an enlarged view of circle D in FIG. 2;

[0014] FIG. 2E is a perspective exploded view of a hollow shaft, a first coiled ring, a second coiled ring, a first pipe, a second pipe, a third pipe, a hollow shaft, a fastening device and a connection seat of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0015] FIG. 3 is a partially perspective exploded view of a detachable net frame assembly of a second preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0016] FIG. 3A is an enlarged view of circle A in FIG. 3;

[0017] FIG. 3B is an enlarged view of circle B in FIG. 3;

[0018] FIG. 4 is an elevational assembly view of a detachable net frame assembly of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0019] FIG. 4A is an enlarged view of circle A in FIG. 4;

[0020] FIG. 5 is a schematic view illustrating an assembly of a support frame of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0021] FIG. 5A is an enlarged view of circle A in FIG. 5;

[0022] FIG. 5B is an enlarged view of circle B in FIG. 5;

[0023] FIG. 6 is a sectional assembly view of a first pipe, a second pipe, a third pipe, a hollow shaft and a connection seat of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0024] FIG. 7 is a schematic view illustrating a first operation of a joint of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0025] FIG. 8 is a schematic view illustrating a second operation of a joint of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0026] FIG. 9 is a schematic view illustrating a third operation of a joint of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0027] FIG. 10 is a schematic view illustrating a fourth operation of a joint of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0028] FIG. 11 is an elevational view of a detachable net frame assembly of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention; and

[0029] FIG. 12 is a schematic view illustrating an application of a detachable net frame assembly of a first preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0030] Referring to FIGS. 1 to 2E and 4 to 12, a detachable net frame assembly 1 comprises a ball stopping net 40, a plurality of support frames 10, a plurality of connection rods 30, a pair of connection seats 20, and a plurality of joints 31.

[0031] The ball stopping net 40 is connected to three of the support frames 10.

[0032] A connection cable 50 is disposed between the connection seats 20.

[0033] The support frames 10 are disposed between the connection seats 20.

[0034] Each of the connection rods 30 is connected to two of the support frames 10.

[0035] Each of the support frames 10 has a plurality of flexible tubes 11, a plurality of connection sleeves 12, and an elastic element 13 inserted through the flexible tubes 11 and the connection sleeves 12.

[0036] Each of the connection seats 20 receives a first pipe 21, a second pipe 22, and a third pipe 23.

[0037] Each of the connection seats 20 has a through hole 24.

[0038] A hollow shaft 27 is inserted through the through hole 24 of the corresponding connection seat 20.

[0039] The first pipe 21 receives the corresponding support frame 10.

[0040] The second pipe 22 receives the corresponding support frame 10.

[0041] The third pipe 23 receives the corresponding support frame 10.

[0042] The hollow shaft 27 has a first through aperture 271 to receive a first coiled ring 25 and a second through aperture 271 to receive a second coiled ring 26.

[0043] The first coiled ring 25 is connected to the connection cable 50.

[0044] The second coiled ring 26 is connected to the ball stopping net 40.

[0045] An annular ring 28 is disposed on the corresponding connection seat 20 to receive a fastening device 60.

[0046] The fastening device 60 fastens the annular ring 28 on a ground.

[0047] Each of the joints 31 is disposed on an end of the corresponding connection rod 30 to connect the corresponding support frame 10 and the corresponding connection rod 30.

[0048] Each of the joints 31 has at least a collar 32 to receive the corresponding connection rod 30 and a generally C-shaped holder 33 disposed on the collar 32.

[0049] The generally C-shaped holder 33 has an opening 34 to receive the corresponding support frame 10, at least a flap bar 36, and a reinforced rib 35.

[0050] The detachable net frame assembly 1 further comprises a ball collecting net 41 disposed on the ball stopping net 40 to collect balls 70.

[0051] A plurality of hooking devices 42 hook the ball collecting net 41 and the connection cable 50 together.

[0052] Each of the flexible tubes 11 has an inner groove 14 to receive a knot 15 of the elastic element 13.

[0053] The first pipe 21 and the connection seat 20 are fastened by a rivet P.

[0054] The second pipe 22 and the connection seat 20 are fastened by a rivet P.

[0055] The third pipe 23 and the connection seat 20 are fastened by a rivet P.

[0056] The first pipe 21 is detached from the corresponding support frame 10 easily.

[0057] The second pipe 22 is detached from the corresponding support frame 10 easily.

[0058] The third pipe 23 is detached from the corresponding support frame 10 easily.

[0059] The generally C-shaped holder 33 receives the corresponding support frame 10 easily.

[0060] The ball collecting net 41 is disposed on the ball stopping net 40 slantly in order to collect balls 70 easily.

[0061] The first coiled ring 25 is connected to the connection cable 50, and the second coiled ring 26 is connected to the ball stopping net 40.

[0062] The annular ring 28 is disposed on the corresponding connection seat 20 to receive the fastening device 60, and the fastening device 60 fastens the annular ring 28 on the ground.

[0063] Referring to FIGS. 3, 3A and 3B, another detachable net frame assembly 1′ comprises a ball stopping net 40′, a plurality of support frames 10′, a plurality of connection rods 30′, and a pair of connection seats 20′.

[0064] A periphery frame 43′ surrounds the ball stopping net 40′.

[0065] A ball collecting net 41′ is disposed on the ball stopping net 40′.

[0066] A connection cable 50′ is disposed between the connection seats 20′.

[0067] The support frames 10′ are disposed between the connection seats 20′.

[0068] Each of the connection rods 30′ is connected to two of the support frames 10′.

[0069] Each of the support frames 10′ has a plurality of flexible tubes 11′ and a plurality of connection sleeves 12′.

[0070] A plurality of hooking devices 42′ hook the ball collecting net 41′ and the connection cable 50′ together.

[0071] The invention is not limited to the above embodiment but various modification thereof may be made. Further, various changes in form and detail may be made without departing from the scope of the invention.