Abstract

A joint system having a flexible spring located in a horizontal groove of a panel, the spring having an inner flexible part and being displaceable horizontally …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Darko Pervan
Assignees (initial): Valinge Innovation AB (Viken, SE)
Agents: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C. (attorney)

The application was examined by Bena Miller (USPTO dept. 3725)

Claims

  • 1. A method for manufacturing floorboards, said floorboards comprising wood fibers oriented essentially in a plane …
  • 2. The method of claim 1 , wherein the floorboard material is a blank for floorboards …
  • 3. The method of claim 2 , the method further comprising forming a fracture line …

International priority data

SE: 0300271 / Jan. 31, 2003 (national)
SE: 0201009 / Apr. 3, 2002 (national)

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Brief Description of the Drawings

FIGS. 1 a - c illustrate in different steps conventional mechanical joining of floorboards. FIGS. 2 a - c illustrate in different steps conventional mechanical joining …

Description

Background of the Invention

1. Technical Field The invention generally relates to the field of mechanical locking systems for floorboards, and to floorboards provided with such locking systems; blanks for such locking systems; and methods …

Cross-Reference to Related Applications

The present application is a continuation of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 10/768,677, filed on Feb. 2, 2004, now U.S. Pat. No. 7,637,068, which is a continuation-in-part of PCT/SE03/00514, filed …

Description of Preferred Embodiments

A first preferred embodiment of a floorboard 1,1′ provided with a mechanical locking system according to the invention will now be described with reference to FIGS. 9 a - d . To facilitate …

More details about Method of Separating a Floorboard Material

Miscellaneous patent data

The protection scope is defined by 17 claims, the applicant's name is Darko Pervan, assigned to a foreign company or corporation, numbered 12/073,448 (application), developed by Darko Pervan, categorized under Of interengaging work parts as a primary classification, the published inventor's name is Darko Pervan, the application was examined by Bena Miller (3725 USPTO department), similar categories include along only one edge of a board, Attachments to hand-held, Making tongues or grooves, of indefinite length, Slotted or mortised work, Matching Machine, Edge trimmer, Boring Machine, provision for bending the ends of the staples on to the work, Staple feeding devices, sweep cutter, the exemplary patent drawings are d show manufacture of conventional, Method of Separating a Floorboard, c illustrate in different steps, b show floorboards with a conventional, the grant number is 08733410, the grant date is May. 27, 2014 (publication date), located in Viken (SE), the assignee organization is Valinge Innovation AB, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, 100 figures are supplied with the description, the invention is named Method of Separating a Floorboard Material, the application publication date is Mar. 5, 2008, particularly claims a method for manufacturing floorboards, said floorboards comprising wood fibers…, the published agent's organization is Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C., the invention description is illustrated by 22 drawings.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Plural discrete diverse cutting operations, Longitudinal sawing, Cutting or shaping subsequent to bonding, Dovetailed work, Tenons, Making tongues or grooves, Groove-and-tongue jointed work, Finger-joints, Of interengaging work parts. The designated search classifications include Cutting part way through from opposite sides of work, Mechanical cutting or shaping, Of interengaging work parts, Cutting, With means to apply moment of force to weakened work, Longitudinal sawing, Plural discrete diverse cutting operations, Cutting or shaping subsequent to bonding, On opposite sides of work, Combined cutting and shaping.

Patent details
Publication number 08733410
Publication date May. 27, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 12/073,448
Application date Mar. 5, 2008
Application type U
Application series code 12
National classification 144/347
Total number of claims 17
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 22
Number of figures 100
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