US 9,812,038 B2
Self-erectable displays and methods of making such self-erectable displays
Jon Lyon, Joliet, IL (US)
Assigned to R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed by R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed on May 11, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/709,285.
Prior Publication US 2016/0335934 A1, Nov. 17, 2016
Int. Cl. G09F 15/00 (2006.01); G09F 1/06 (2006.01)
CPC G09F 1/065 (2013.01) 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus, comprising:
a shroud including a first shroud panel opposite a second shroud panel, the first shroud panel and the second shroud panel coupled at a first end and a second end of the shroud;
a support coupled within the shroud and centrally disposed between the first shroud panel and the second shroud panel and spaced from the first and second ends of the shroud, the support including a top edge, a bottom edge, and first and second sides edges, the first side edge coupled adjacent the second side edge;
wherein an elastic band is to be coupled to the support and to outwardly bias the shroud to enable the shroud to have an oblong cross-section when erected; and wherein when the elastic band is coupled to the support, the elastic band surrounds the support engaging the top edge and the bottom edge to position a portion of the elastic band substantially parallel to a longitudinal axis of the support.