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A shock absorbing component having a pair of surfaces with a plurality of inwardly extending indentations in the top and bottom surfaces. The indentations extend between the surfaces to provide support members for the shock absorbing component. At least some of the indentations are hemispherical. The surfaces may be formed of mesh material to allow the passage of gas or fluid therethrough. One or more inserts may be placed in the indentations. The shock absorbing component can be constructed by molding upper and lower shock absorbing component halves wherein the molds are configured to provide indentations in the top and bottom surfaces. The upper and lower halves are then joined to complete the shock absorbing component.

Title
Shock absorbing component and construction method
Application Number
8/957203
Publication Number
6029962
Application Date
October 24, 1997
Publication Date
February 29, 2000
Inventor
Joseph J Skaja
San Antonio
TX, US
Martyn R Shorten
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Arnold White & Durkee
Assignee
Retama Technology Corporation
TX, US
IPC
F16F 1/00
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