Floor covering structure
Floor covering connecting and supporting structure
Unitary connecting floor mat sections Patent #: 4766020
ApplicationNo. 259540 filed on 10/18/1988
US Classes:428/54, LONGITUDINALLY SECTIONAL LAYER OF THREE OR MORE SECTIONS15/215, Mats52/180, Perforate structure having twisted element or particular surface428/53, THREE OR MORE COPLANAR INTERFITTED SECTIONS WITH SECURING MEANS428/60Beveled, stepped, or skived in thickness
ExaminersPrimary: Thomas, Alexander S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassesB32B 003/06
AbstractA floor mat is disclosed which provides a flexible, resilient, cushioned, tread surface and substantial foreign matter collection area. The preferred floor mat includes a plurality of elongated, flexible, resilient, spaced-apart, intercoupled rails. Each preferred rail includes a plurality of elongated, upstanding, spaced-apart cleaning structures extending upwardly from the rail top surface with a transverse wall between adjacent cleaning structures which together cooperatively define respective collection troughs. Each transverse wall includes a plurality of foreign matter removal openings and each rail includes a plurality of elongated, longitudinally disposed passageways extending substantially along the length of each rail and positioned respectively beneath a corresponding cleaning structure for cushioning impact on the cleaning structures.
Field of SearchTHREE OR MORE COPLANAR INTERFITTED SECTIONS WITH SECURING MEANS
LONGITUDINALLY SECTIONAL LAYER OF THREE OR MORE SECTIONS
Sheets or webs coplanar
Beveled, stepped, or skived in thickness
Perforate structure having twisted element or particular surface
SPECIFIED WEAR OR FRICTION-TYPE TRAFFIC-CARRYING SURFACE