Global Patent Index - EP 1261785 A1

EP 1261785 A1 2002-12-04 - MECHANICAL CONNECTION OF PANELS

Title (en)

MECHANICAL CONNECTION OF PANELS

Title (de)

MECHANISCHE VERBINDUNG VON PANEELEN

Title (fr)

LIAISON MECANIQUE DE PANNEAUX

Publication

EP 1261785 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 00958351 A

Priority

  • DE 10010502 A
  • EP 0007453 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: CA2344238A1] The invention relates to a panel connection, particularly for flooring panels, having a groove (34) that is embodied at a side edge (3); a spring (32) that is embodied at a side edge (4); a depression (35) that is embodied in the groove (34) and has an interlocking surface (16); an interlocking element (33) that is embodied at the spring (32) and has an interlocking surface (27); and fitting surfaces (12, 22), which are embodied in the groove (34) and at the spring (32) and serve as abutments for the interlocking surfaces (17, 27). The properties of interlocking and orientation stability are improved in that the groove (34) has fitting surfaces (14, 15), which extend parallel to the top side (5), in the region of the groove bottom (7), and the spring (32) has fitting surfaces (24, 25), which extend parallel to the top side (9), in the region of the end surface (8), with the fitting surfaces (14, 24; 15, 25) resting against one another in the interlocked state of the connection.

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

E04F 15/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E04F 15/02 (2006.01); E04F 15/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E04F 15/04 (2013.01); E04F 2201/0115 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0166875A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 20018285 U1 20010705; AT 245241 T 20030815; AU 2000269903 B2 20040422; AU 6990300 A 20010917; BG 107054 A 20030430; BG 64184 B1 20040331; CA 2344238 A1 20010907; CA 2344238 C 20060103; CN 1187507 C 20050202; CN 1451072 A 20031022; CZ 20022987 A3 20030618; CZ 296112 B6 20060111; DK 1261785 T3 20031027; EE 200200502 A 20040216; EP 1261785 A1 20021204; EP 1261785 B1 20030716; ES 2202165 T3 20040401; HR P20020725 A2 20031231; HR P20020725 B1 20040630; HU 0300147 A2 20030428; HU 223621 B1 20041028; JP 2003526029 A 20030902; KR 20030001375 A 20030106; MD 20020209 A 20030131; MD 2287 B2 20031031; MD 2287 C2 20040630; MX PA02008740 A 20030224; NO 20024209 A 20021101; NO 20024209 D0 20020904; NO 317711 B1 20041206; NZ 520889 A 20040528; PL 195383 B1 20070928; PL 361801 A1 20041004; PT 1261785 E 20031031; RU 2002126566 A 20040227; RU 2242572 C2 20041220; TR 200202114 T2 20030121; US 2001034992 A1 20011101; US 6526719 B2 20030304; WO 0166875 A1 20010913; YU 66302 A 20040903

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