Patent Number: 6,254,948

Title: Slit protection for a tubular body

Abstract: A tubular body made of elastomeric material and/or plastics, in particular the bellows of a pneumatic cushioning system, consists of a outer layer, an inner layer, and an embedded reinforcement layer, shaped in particular as axial reinforcing threads. The tubular body is provided with an embedded slit protection and is in particular characterized by the following layers, from the outermost inwards: outer layer, adhesive layer, reinforcement, adhesive layer, slit protection, adhesive layer, and innermost layer.

Inventors: Hellmig; Winfried (Buxtehude, DE)

Assignee: Phoenix Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: F16F 9/02 (20060101); F16F 9/04 (20060101); F16F 009/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018