Encasement systems

  • US 7,849,543 B2
  • Filed: 04/10/2008
  • Issued: 12/14/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/10/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system for encasing, comprising:

  • a fabric cover configured to substantially surround a mattress;

    a zipper coupled to the fabric cover, the zipper configured to provide an opening in the fabric cover, the zipper further having a zipper pull and configured to be opened and closed by movement of the zipper pull along the zipper;

    a zipper anchor, the zipper anchor configured to secure the zipper pull in a position causing the zipper to be substantially closed, the zipper anchor further being aligned with a longitudinal axis of the zipper; and

    a zipper termination shroud coupled to the fabric cover, the zipper termination shroud further comprising a first portion configured to provide access to a zipper termination for the zipper pull and substantially surrounding a remainder of an outer portion of the zipper termination, and a second portion configured to substantially surround an inner portion of the zipper termination, the second portion further configured to seal the inner portion of the zipper termination.

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