Baby diaper changing station

  • US 7,426,765 B2
  • Filed: 04/24/2007
  • Issued: 09/23/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/25/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A diaper changing station for mounting on a wall surface above a floor surface comprising:

  • a platform element having a top surface configured for receiving a child;

    a lip structure integrally formed as part of the platform element, the lip structure being continuous with the top surface and extending outwardly from the top surface to form an integral overhang above at least a portion of a side surface of the platform element;

    a protective covering structure secured to the platform element and configured for covering over a surface of the platform element opposite the top surface to form a protective surface on the changing station;

    the platform element and protective covering structure movable together between a closed position generally against the wall surface and an open position generally parallel with the floor surface, the platform element having side surfaces depending from the top surface;

    the protective covering structure having an edge abutting with the lip structure of the platform element below the integrally formed overhang when the protective structure is secured with the platform element to form a tight interface between the platform element and protective structure while presenting a generally seamless appearance at the top surface.

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