Global Patent Index - EP 0972893 A1

EP 0972893 A1 20000119 - Sports floor

Title (en)

Sports floor

Title (de)


Title (fr)

Plancher de sport


EP 0972893 A1 20000119 (EN)


EP 99202304 A 19990713


  • NL 1009636 A 19980713
  • NL 1011744 A 19990406
  • NL 1011669 A 19990325

Abstract (en)

A floor comprises: a resilient under-layer (1); at least two mutually adjacent plate parts (2) which are placed on the under-layer (1) and which on their edge zones directed toward each other have respective longitudinal grooves (4) which are arranged at equal distances relative to the upper surfaces of the plate parts (2); a top layer (10) arranged on the plate parts (2); and at least one connecting plate which slots fittingly into the grooves (4) of both plates (2); wherein the connecting plate forms part of a generally I-shaped connecting profile (5) which comprises a second connecting plate (7) arranged at a distance from the first connecting plate (8) and connected via a body (6), wherein each connecting plate (7,8) comprises two flanges extending on either side of the body (6), which flanges co-act pairwise with a part of said edge zones extending therebetween; wherein both flanges have different widths on one side of the body (6), wherein the narrower flange slots into the groove (4) and the wider flange lies between the plate parts (2) and the under-layer (1), wherein the upper surface of the lower flange is flat and the lower surface of a plate part (2) is flat and said flat upper surface of said flange and said flat lower surface of said plate part (2) are in mutual contact. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

E04F 15/22

IPC 8 full level

E04F 15/22 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

E04F 15/22 (2013.01); E04F 2201/05 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0972893 A1 20000119

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 99202304 A 19990713