Improved connection element for tent beams

Aushim Koumar (Inventor), Niels De Temmerman (Inventor), Tine Tysmans (Inventor), Hubert Baudouin (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The current invention pertains to a structure and a method for building a tent framework. The structure comprises multiple beams (600) and a connection element (201). The connection element comprises a center (207) and a set of elongated arms (205). Each arm comprises an attachment means (203) for hingedly attaching a beam. An arm further comprises a length direction (u) and a projection plane in essence perpendicular to the length direction and passing through the center. The arm is positioned off-center, at a distance from the center. The arm furthermore comprises a portion on each side of the projection plane of the arm via which the arm is connected to the connection element.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP3553258
Publication statusPublished - 2019


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