Global patent index - EP 0692053 B1

EP 0692053 B1 2000-10-04 - LIGHTWEIGHT METAL TRUSS AND FRAME SYSTEM

Title (en)

LIGHTWEIGHT METAL TRUSS AND FRAME SYSTEM

Title (de)

LEICHTMETALLGITTERTRÄGER UND RAHMENSYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE BATI ET D'ARMATURE DE CONSTRUCTION EN METAL LEGER

Publication

EP 0692053 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 94914749 A

Priority

  • US 9403508 W
  • US 4049493 A
  • US 8298993 A
  • US 19064394 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9423149A1] The lightweight metal construction system begins with a beam (2) formed from a single piece of cold formed sheet steel or other sheet metal which is bent lengthwise along four lines to form a triangular cross section with two wings (4, 6), side-by-side, extending from its apex. The ends of the beams may be modified to form joints which are used to connect two beams together or to connect the beam to another construction material. Brackets (20) formed from strips of sheet steel or other metal are bent to conform to outer surfaces of the beams or other construction materials are used to attach the beams to other beams or other construction materials. Fasteners (40) are used to firmly attach the joints and brackets to the beams and construction materials.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

E04C 3/07; E04C 3/09; E04C 3/11; E04C 3/292

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E04C 3/07 (2006.01); E04C 3/09 (2006.01); E04C 3/11 (2006.01); E04C 3/292 (2006.01); E04C 3/32 (2006.01); E04G 23/02 (2006.01); E04C 3/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E04C 3/07 (2013.01); E04C 3/09 (2013.01); E04C 3/11 (2013.01); E04C 3/292 (2013.01); E04C 3/32 (2013.01); E04G 23/0218 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0413 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0417 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0421 (2013.01); E04C 2003/043 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0439 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0456 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0469 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0486 (2013.01); E04C 2003/0491 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9423149 A1 19941013; AT 196787 T 20001015; AU 6699294 A 19941024; AU 685117 B2 19980115; BR 9405803 A 19951212; CA 2159492 A1 19941013; CZ 9502513 A3 19960515; DE 69426073 T2 20010510; DK 0692053 T3 20010129; EP 0692053 A1 19960117; EP 0692053 B1 20001004; ES 2152978 T3 20010216; GR 3035186 T3 20010430; HU 9502853 D0 19951128; HU T72379 A 19960429; JP H08508798 A 19960917; NZ 265766 A 19970922; PL 320748 A1 19971027; PT 692053 E 20010131; RO 115657 B 20000428; SK 122095 A3 19970910

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