Patent Number: 6,167,894

Title: Umbrella frame

Abstract: An umbrella is disclosed that has a panel and a frame that has a shaft, an upper nest and a main runner movably mounted on the shaft. A plurality of main ribs having one end pivotally attached to the upper nest. A plurality of stretchers having one end pivotally attached to the main runner and the other end pivotally attached to the corresponding main rib to support the main rib. A secondary runner is movably mounted on the shaft between the upper nest and the main runner, and a plurality of secondary ribs, which are shorter than the main ribs, correspondingly have one end pivotally attached to the secondary runner and the other end attached to the free end of the corresponding main rib. Whereby the umbrella frame is strengthened enough to resist a strong wind.

Inventors: Lin; Yao-Chin (Tainan, TW)

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International Classification: A45B 25/00 (20060101); A45B 25/02 (20060101); A45B 25/22 (20060101); A45B 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018