Stud having struck-out flanges and fire-rated wall structure formed therewith
Bonded two piece metal stud
Fire-resistant metal stud
Building panel assembly
Roof covering or wall covering
Mounting member for face tiles
Wall stud and nogging
Enclosure fire-resistive for a predetermined time
Bottom track for wall assembly
ApplicationNo. 315190 filed on 05/19/1999
US Classes:52/232, IRREVERSIBLY REACTIVE COMPONENT52/1, CONTROLLED BY CONDITION RESPONSIVE MEANS52/282.1, Exposed sustainer52/354, Integral part of support between edges of coplanar backers52/356, Support structurally modified to retain backer52/573.1, INCLUDING DESIGN FEATURE (E.G., INTEGRAL CORRUGATION, TENSIONERS) ACCOMMODATING DIMENSIONAL VARIATION RESPONSIVE TO CHANGING CONDITIONS52/650.1, Beam (e.g., girder, joist, etc.)52/729.1, I-beam52/729.5, Folded sheet material52/732.3, Upright52/733.4Curtain wall joint
ExaminersPrimary: Friedman, Carl D.
Assistant: Horton, Yvonne M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesE04C 002/26
AbstractAn elongated C-shaped structural member for cooperation with the inner wall or partition and ceiling of a structure to confine a fire and prevent its spreading, the C-shaped structural member having an intumescent thermal gasket positioned on its outer vertical web face, and parallel extending flanges on its opposing web face, the upper extending flange having a plurality of finger members formed on its surface, the finger members displaceable to a plane vertical to the upper flange member for extension into the troughs of the underside of the ceiling, the C-shaped structural member secured to the ceiling by the upper flange member such that the intumescent thermal gasket is juxtaposed adjacent the upper outer surface of the interior wall or partition, the C-shaped structural member, upstanding finger members and the troughs associated therewith being encapsulated with a fire retardant cementious composition.
Field of SearchCONTROLLED BY CONDITION RESPONSIVE MEANS
IRREVERSIBLY REACTIVE COMPONENT
INCLUDING DESIGN FEATURE (E.G., INTEGRAL CORRUGATION, TENSIONERS) ACCOMMODATING DIMENSIONAL VARIATION RESPONSIVE TO CHANGING CONDITIONS
Folded sheet material
Partition support (e.g., stud, furring, etc.)
Forms hollow enclosure
Stud, furring-strip, lath-strip, etc.
Curtain wall joint