Title:
Connecting Structure of Zipper
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
The present invention discloses a connecting structure of a zipper, including a pair of zipper belts having a first edge in an inner side thereof and a second edge in al outer side thereof The first edge is each provided with a pair of zipper teeth corresponding to each other. A zipper head is provided on the zipper teeth. The zipper head is responsible for closing and separating the zipper teeth. The second edge is each connected to a body of a connecting element. The present invention is characterized in that when the second edge of the zipper belts is folded backward, the body of the connecting element is covered and connected to form a first connecting portion. The outer edge of the zipper or the body of the connecting element is then folded backward with the first connecting portion so as to form a second connecting portion.



Inventors:
Lee, Chin-chang (Yuan Li Chen, TW)
Application Number:
11/760740
Publication Date:
11/20/2008
Filing Date:
06/09/2007
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
24/381, 24/416
International Classes:
A44B19/00; A44B19/28
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Primary Examiner:
DO, ROWLAND
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CHIN-CHANG LEE (YUAN LI CHIEN (R.O.C.), TW)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. A connecting structure of a zipper, comprising a pair of zipper belts having a first edge in an inner side thereof and a second edge in an outer side thereof, said first edge each provided with a pair of zipper teeth corresponding to each other, a zipper head provided on said zipper teeth, said zipper head responsible for closing and separating said zipper teeth, said second edge each connected to a body of a connecting element, said connecting structure characterized in that when said second edge of said zipper belts is folded backward, said body of said connecting element is covered and connected to form a first connecting portion.

2. A connecting structure of a zipper, comprising a pair of zipper belts having a first edge in an inner side thereof and a second edge in an outer side thereof, said first edge each provided with a pair of zipper teeth corresponding to each other, a zipper head provided on said zipper teeth, said zipper head responsible for closing and separating said zipper teeth, said second edge each connected to a body of a connecting element, said connecting structure characterized in that said second edge of said zipper belts is folded backward to cover said body of said connecting element to form a first connecting portion and said first connecting portion is then folded to form a second connecting portion.

3. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 1 or 2, wherein said first connecting portion is seamed by sewing.

4. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 1 or 2, wherein said first connecting portion is seamed by gluing.

5. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 2, wherein said second connecting portion is seamed by sewing.

6. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 2, wherein said second connecting portion is seamed by gluing.

7. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 1 or 2, wherein said zipper is selected from any one of the followings: nylon zipper, plastic steel zipper, copper zipper, aluminum zipper, sealing zipper or any other zipper.

8. A connecting structure of a zipper, comprising a pair of zipper belts having a first edge in an inner side thereof and a second edge in an outer side thereof, said first edge each provided with a pair of zipper teeth corresponding to each other, a zipper head provided on said zipper teeth, said zipper head responsible for closing and separating said zipper teeth, said second edge each connected to a body of a connecting element, said connecting structure characterized in that when said second edge of said zipper belts is folded backward, said body of said connecting element is covered and connected to form a first connecting portion.

9. A connecting structure of a zipper, comprising a pair of zipper belts having a first edge in an inner side thereof and a second edge in an outer side thereof, said first edge each provided with a pair of zipper teeth corresponding to each other, a zipper head provided on said zipper teeth, said zipper head responsible for closing and separating said zipper teeth, said second edge each connected to a body of a connecting element, said connecting structure characterized in that said second edge of said zipper belts is folded backward to cover said body of said connecting element to form a first connecting portion and said second edge of said zipper belts is folded backward again and connected to said first connecting portion to form a second connecting portion.

10. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 8 or 9, wherein said first connecting portion is seamed by sewing.

11. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 8 or 9, wherein said first connecting portion is seamed by gluing.

12. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 9, wherein said second connecting portion is seamed by sewing.

13. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 9, wherein said second connecting portion is seamed by gluing.

14. The connecting structure of the zipper of claim 8 or 9, wherein said zipper is selected from any one of the followings: nylon zipper, plastic steel zipper, copper zipper, aluminum zipper, sealing zipper or any other zipper.

Description:

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to an improved connecting structure of a zipper; particularly, the present invention relates to a connecting structure of a zipper that can be provided on any connecting element and firmly connected thereto.

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

Refer to FIGS. 1 and 2. The conventional zipper is seamed with a connecting element, and the applications thereof may vary from carrying bags, backpacks, shoes, plastic closets and a variety of clothes. All of which may utilize the features of the zipper to close and open the said item. When the conventional zipper is connected to the connecting element 10, only the second edge 12 of the zipper belt 11 and the edge 13 of the connecting element 10 are seamed with or without a folded edge 14 or are glued together.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

The present invention provides a connecting structure of a zipper, including a pair of zipper belts. The two zipper belts have a first edge in an inner side thereof, respectively, and a second edge in an outer side thereof, respectively. The first edge is each provided with a pair of zipper teeth corresponding to each other. A zipper head is provided on the zipper teeth. The zipper head is responsible for closing and separating the zipper teeth. The second edge is each connected to a body of a connecting element. The present invention is characterized in that when the second edge of the zipper belt is folded backward, the body of the connecting element is covered and connected to form a first connecting portion. The outer edge of the zipper or the body of the connecting element is then folded backward with the first connecting portion so as to form a second connecting portion. As a result, the folded edge is substituted with the zipper belt.

One object of the present invention is to provide a connecting structure of a zipper with better strength.

Another object of the present invention is to provide a connecting structure of a zipper with better appearance.

Yet another object of the present invention is to provide a connecting structure of a zipper with longer endurance.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

FIG. 1 is a schematic view of a connecting structure of a conventional zipper.

FIG. 2 is a schematic view of a connecting structure of a conventional zipper.

FIG. 3 is a schematic view of a first connecting portion of a connecting structure of a zipper in accordance with the present invention.

FIG. 4 is a schematic view of a first embodiment of a second connecting portion of a connecting structure of a zipper in accordance with the present invention.

FIG. 5 is a schematic view of a second embodiment of a second connecting portion of a connecting structure of a zipper in accordance with the present invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE EMBODIMENTS

The present invention discloses a connecting structure of a zipper. The basic principle and structure utilized by the connecting structure of the zipper are known by those skilled in the art, and thus will not be explained in the following description. The accompanying drawings are a schematic view of the feature of the structure in accordance with the present invention, and thus may not be shown with actual shape and scale.

The First Embodiment

Refer to FIGS. 3 and 4, which illustrate a schematic view of the first embodiment of the connecting structure of the zipper in accordance with the present invention. The connecting structure includes a pair of zipper belts 20. An inner side of the pair of zipper belts 20 has a first edge 21, and an outer side thereof has a second edge 22. The first edge 21 is each provided with a pair of zipper teeth 23 corresponding to each other. A zipper head 24 is provided on the pair of zipper teeth 23. The zipper head 24 is responsible for closing and separating the pair of zipper teeth 23. The second edge 22 is each connected to a body 25 of a connecting element. The present invention is characterized in that when the second edge 22 of the pair of zipper belts 20 is folded backward, the body 25 of the connecting element is covered and connected to form a first connecting portion 26. The body 25 of the connecting element is then folded backward to form a second connecting portion 27.

In a preferred embodiment, as shown in the circle in FIG. 4, the first connecting portion 26 and the second connecting portion 27 are sewed twice. As shown in FIG. 4, the first connecting portion 26 is formed at the first seam such that the second edge 22 is seamed with the body 25 of the connecting element. Then the body 25 of the connecting body is folded backward so as to form the second connecting portion 27 such that the connecting element is on top while the zipper belts are on bottom, as shown in FIG. 4. Sewing can also be replaced or combined with glue for connecting purpose (not shown). This type of zipper may include all kinds of zippers, such as nylon, plastic steel, copper and aluminum zipper as well as sealing zipper and any other zippers. It is to be noted that the shape of the above-mentioned zipper head 24 and zipper teeth 23 is not restricted to any specific kind. Any shape of zipper, zipper teeth, zipper groove or zipper head and any other zipping structure without a zipper head used for controlling the open and close thereof are all included within the scope of the present invention and may be substituted in the embodiment of the present invention achieving the same effect.

The Second Embodiment

Refer to FIG. 5, which illustrates a schematic view of the second embodiment of the connecting structure of the zipper. The connecting structure includes a pair of zipper belts 20. An inner side of the pair of zipper belts 20 has a first edge 21, and an outer side thereof has a second edge 22. The first edge 21 is each provided with a pair of zipper teeth 23 corresponding to each other. A zipper head 24 is provided on the pair of zipper teeth 23. The zipper head 24 is responsible for closing and separating the pair of zipper teeth 23. The second edge 22 is each connected to a body 25 of a connecting element. The present invention is characterized in that when the second edge 22 of the pair of zipper belt 20 is folded backward, the body 25 of the connecting element is covered and connected to form a first connecting portion 26. The second edge 22 of the zipper belts is then folded with the first connecting portion 26 to form a second connecting portion 27.

In a preferred embodiment, as shown in the circle in FIG. 5, the first connecting portion 26 and the second connecting portion 27 are sewed twice. The first connecting portion 26 is formed at the first seam such that the second edge 22 is seamed with the body 25 of the connecting element. Then, the second edge 22 of the zipper belts is folded backward to for the second connecting portion 27 such that the zipper belts are on top while the connecting element is on bottom. Sewing can also be replaced or combined with glue for connecting purpose (not shown). This type of zipper may include all kinds of zippers, such as nylon, plastic steel, copper and aluminum zipper as well as sealing zipper and any other zippers. It is to be noted that the shape of the above-mentioned zipper head 24 and zipper teeth 23 is not restricted to any specific kind. Any shape of zipper, zipper teeth, zipper groove or zipper head and any other clamping structure without a zipper head used for controlling the open and close thereof are all included within the scope of the present invention and may be substituted in the embodiment of the present invention achieving the same effect.

It is to be understood by those skilled in the art that the above description is merely the preferred embodiments of the present invention. They are not intended to limit the claims of the present invention. Therefore, any modification or changes thereof is within the scope and spirit of the invention and should be protected by the following claims.