Hygiene apparatus and vehicle incorporating the same

James Shippen (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A hygiene apparatus ( 1 ) for use within the space within a vehicle ( 2 ) comprises a collapsible flexible membrane ( 3 ) substantially impermeable to air. The flexible membrane ( 3 ) is adapted in use to enclose a portion of the space within the vehicle ( 2 ) and to separate the portion of space enclosed by the flexible membrane ( 3 ) from a portion of the space within the vehicle provided outside the flexible membrane ( 3 ).
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS 2006/0163897 A1
IPCB60R 27/00,B60P 3/00,B60N 3/00,B60R 7/00
Priority date2/10/02
Filing date22/09/03
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jul 2006

Bibliographical note

The title as given by James Shippen is: Automotive hyper-barometric enclosure. Patent number: US 2006/0163897 A1; Application number: 10/528,882. The published patent and its equivalent publications are freely available at http://ep.espacenet.com/. This patent has also been published in Europe: Patent number EP 1545935 A1; Application number: EP 20030750944 as Hygiene Apparatus and Vehicle Incorporating the Same.


  • vehicles
  • cars
  • hygiene apparatus
  • sanitation
  • membrane
  • enclosure

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