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1. US20110289864 - Tile systems and methods of making and using same

Office United States of America
Application Number 13139981
Application Date 15.12.2009
Publication Number 20110289864
Publication Date 01.12.2011
Grant Number 08769902
Grant Date 08.07.2014
Publication Kind B2
IPC
E FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
04
BUILDING
B
GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS; WALLS, e.g. PARTITIONS; ROOFS; FLOORS; CEILINGS; INSULATION OR OTHER PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS
2
Walls, e.g. partitions, for buildings; Wall construction with regard to insulation; Connections specially adapted to walls
E FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
04
BUILDING
B
GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS; WALLS, e.g. PARTITIONS; ROOFS; FLOORS; CEILINGS; INSULATION OR OTHER PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS
5
Floors; Floor construction with regard to insulation; Connections specially adapted therefor
E FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
04
BUILDING
B
GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS; WALLS, e.g. PARTITIONS; ROOFS; FLOORS; CEILINGS; INSULATION OR OTHER PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS
9
Ceilings; Construction of ceilings, e.g. false ceilings; Ceiling construction with regard to insulation
E04B 2/00
E04B 5/00
E04B 9/00
CPC
E04F 13/0812
B33Y 80/00
E04F 13/0814
E04F 13/0816
E04F 15/02194
E04F 15/043
Applicants King Wesley A.
Mohawk Carpet Corporation
Zimmerman Wolfgang
Inventors King Wesley A.
Zimmerman Wolfgang
Agents Troutman Sanders LLP
Wiles Benjamin C.
Kleckley Troy S.
Title
(EN) Tile systems and methods of making and using same
Abstract
(EN)

A tile system, comprising: —a mounting unit, e.g. a rail fixed to a wall; —a tile unit, e.g. a frame holding a decorative tile; —a tile unit-fastening device configured to fasten the tile unit to the mounting unit, e.g. a pin engaging recesses formed on the mounting and the tile unit, the tile unit-fastening device preferably comprising a repositioning mechanism configured to allow the tile unit to move in one or two directions parallel to the wall after the tile unit is fastened to the mounting unit, e.g. the pin having ribs on its outer surface and the recesses being elongated and having cooperating ribs on their elongated inner faces.