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pneumatic structure

A very lightweight enclosed structure, usually fabricated of a membrane of an impervious material and supported by the difference in air pressure between the exterior and the interior of the structure rather than by a structural framework. Fans must maintain the interior pressure slightly in excess of normal atmospheric pressure to prevent the structure from slowly deflating and collapsing. Used primarily as a temporary enclosure or to house sports facilities such as tennis courts and swimming pools. Also called an air-supported structure.
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We produce between 15-20 bespoke inflatables a day ranging from bouncy castles to inflatable rodeos.
The bouncy castle at Hawthorn leisure centre collapsed after a pump at the back of it become dislodged and caused the huge structure to deflate, trapping three-year-old Kimberly Chan inside.
The square will be filled with 37 bouncy castles that will make up the town.
Yesterday, we revealed further images of Stewart throwing and dragging the boy, who is aged two-and-ahalf, on a bouncy castle.
I'm offering a PS200 reward for the return of my bouncy castle, while the police have a few interesting lines of enquiry to follow up.
Donkey rides and bouncy castle fun at Birkbees Family Fun Day
A friend of the victim's, who wanted to remain anonymous, said: "My friend owns a company and they do birthday parties, with bouncy castles, costumes .
Ollie had gone on the bouncy castle with my friend's little girl and, as we stood behind the safety gate, we could see it starting to de-ate.
Many new lines have been introduced to the company's ever expanding range, including Essex bouncy castles for all occasions.
There will be bouncy castles, gladiator duels, assault courses, sports, pool tables, live music, face painting, henna, nail art, fun races, craft activities, bric-a-brac, plant sale, candy floss, smoothie bike, food and lots more besides.
I hired a bouncy castle for my child's birthday party, paying a pounds 60 deposit.
A HSE investigation found that on August 3 2011 Coltilda, of St Hilary's Drive, had repaired a bouncy castle at Selby Park so poorly there was a risk of children's fingers and toes being trapped in the open seams.