(19)
(11)EP 2 787 141 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
05.11.2014 Bulletin 2014/45

(43)Date of publication A2:
08.10.2014 Bulletin 2014/41

(21)Application number: 14151329.1

(22)Date of filing:  15.01.2014
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
E04C 3/29(2006.01)
E04C 3/292(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME

(30)Priority: 15.01.2013 GB 201300725

(71)Applicant: MiTek Holdings, Inc.
Wilmington, Delaware 19801 (US)

(72)Inventor:
  • FILLINGHAM, Anthony J.
    Dudley, West Midlands DY2 0XW (GB)

(74)Representative: Freeman, Jacqueline Carol 
WP Thompson 55 Drury Lane
London WC2B 5SQ
London WC2B 5SQ (GB)

  


(54)Building Component


(57) A building component for use in a built environment, the component comprising: two generally parallel elongate timber chords; a plurality of metal web connectors for connecting the timber chords; a plurality of metal fixings adapted to penetrate and engage the timber chords to attach the metal web connectors to the timber chords; wherein the metal fixings comprise primary metal fixings integral with the web connectors; and secondary metal fixings located in an end region of the component, which extend further into the timber than the primary metal fixings.
A building component for use in a built environment, the component comprising: two generally parallel elongate timber chords joined together by a plurality of metal web connectors, and comprising a non-combustible material between the elongate chords.










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