|Publication number||US2645929 A|
|Publication date||Jul 21, 1953|
|Filing date||Dec 9, 1948|
|Priority date||Dec 9, 1948|
|Publication number||US 2645929 A, US 2645929A, US-A-2645929, US2645929 A, US2645929A|
|Inventors||Jones Cable B|
|Original Assignee||Jones Cable B|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Patent Citations (6), Referenced by (37), Classifications (10)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
C. B. JONES TIE BAR FOR INSULATED CONCRETE WALLS Filed D06. 9, 1948 INVENTR.
July 21, 1953 Patented July 21, 1953 UNITED STAT Es PAT TIE ma Fon INSULATED CONCRETE WALLS vCable B. Jones, Black Hawk, S. Dak. Application December 9, 1.948, Serial No. 64,396
1 claim. (c1. 72-1o`sI 1 This invention relates to tiek rods for holding reinforcing steel or" concrete walls andinsulating panels Vor pads in the walls in spaced relation,
and in particular a tie rod having hooks on both n of aconcrete wall through reinforcing steel in v the sections and for holding a continuous panel of insulating material in position between the wall sections as the wall is poured. y
The tie bar of this invention is particularly adapted for retaining the insulating pad or intermediate section of my co-pending application` crete wall a continuous slab or panel is provided so lthat permanent tie rods therein are not required; however, where a concrete wall is divided by a continuous intermediate insulating panel two spaced wall sections are provided and it is necessary to permanently tie these sections together through the insulating panels. With this thoughin mind, this invention contemplates a tie rod having hooks on the ends that may be positioned through the insulating panel with the ends extended into the intermediate part of the spaced wall sections wherein the hooks at the ends are hooked over reinforcing elements in the said spaced Wall sections. v
The object of this invention is, therefore, to provide positive tying elements for securing spaced wall sections together through reinforcing elements in the sections and with the rods extended through and holding insulating units between the sections in spaced relation to the wall sections.
Another object of the invention is to provide means on permanently positioned tie rods for spaced concrete wall sections in which freedom of movement of the rods in relation to the sections is provided to prevent shearing the rods by uneven contraction or settling of the concrete.
Another object of the invention is to provide a tie rod for securing spaced wall sections to- 2 1 f gether through reinforcing steel therein wherein the tying elements are installed without bolts or nuts. 'Y
A further object of the invention is to provide self-contained'tie rods for securing spaced concrete wall sections in spaced relation with an insulating panel between the sections which are comparatively simple and inexpensive to rmanufacture.
With these and other objectsl and'advant'ag'es in View, the inventioniconsists of the new: and useful combination, construction and arrange'- ment of parts, as hereinafter more fully described, set forth in the claim appended hereto,
and disclosed Ain the accompanying Vdrawing forming part hereof, wherein:
Figure 1 is a View showing a vertical crosssection through a wall illustrating the improved tie rod in use with the tie rod extended through an intermediate insulating panel and with the end hooked over reinforcing steel elements of spaced concrete wall sections; t
Figure 2 is a plan view of the tie rod shown in Figure l with the form omitted;
Figure 3 isy a perspective View showing one of the tie rods with flanged resilient sleeves thereon and with parts of reinforcing steel shown in dotted lines; v
Figure 4 is a detail showing one end of one of rthe tie rods with a tapered resilient sleeve shown thereon in section; p y
Figure 5 is a detail illustrating a m'odicatio-n wherein the ends of the'tie' rods are provided with a plurality of hook-like elements.
Referring now to the drawingsr wherein like reference characters denote corresponding parts, the reinforcing steel tie rod of this invention includes a rod I0 having hooks II and I2 at one end Iand I3 land I4 at the other.
The rods are illustrated as being round, however, it Will be understood that steel of any vother shape in cross-section may be used.
Each end of the tie rod is p-rovided with a" sleeve I5 that may be formed of rubber or other material Vfor forming a yielding area in the concrete around the ends of the rod and the outer surface of the sleeve may be tapered, as shown. The rods are provided with spaced flanges I6 which are integral with the rods and these are positioned against the sides of the intermediate insulating panel of the wall to position the insulation between the forms and hold the insulation in spaced relation to the forms as the concrete is poured.
In the design shown in Figure 5, tie rods I1 ENTv .oFFIcEf are provided with hook-like elements I8 and I9 and also similarly shaped elements 20 and 2| which are spaced from the hook-like elements I8 and I9, and this rod is also provided with resilient sleeves I5 and flanges I 6. The opposite end of the rod I'I may also be provided with similar elements. The sleeves serve to allow freedom of motion of the tie bar.
In use, the tie rods I are extended through an intermediate insulating panel 22, which is formed with sides 23 and 24 and provided with overhanging flanges 25 and 28 that extend over a similar section of the panel, as shown in Figure 1, and with the tie rods positioned in the insulating panel in this manner, with the circular flanges I6 against the sides of the insulating material the panel is held in position. The hooks I I and I3 at the ends of the tie rods extend around vertical reinforcing rods 2I and 28 and the hooks I2 and Il extend over horizontally disposed reinforcing rods 29 and 30. In the design shown, the reinforcing rods are positioned substantially midway between the outer surfaces of the insulating panel and the sides 3| and 32 of the forms of the Wall. With the parts positioned in this manner, the form is ready for the concrete and as the concrete is poured, the hook-like end of the rods with the resilient sleeves I thereon are embedded in the concrete and should the concrete of one side wall set or contract more than the other, the resilient sleeves permit the ends of the tie rods to move upwardly or downwardly or laterally to compensate for strains and stresses resulting from uneven expansion and contraction of the outer and inner Wall sections that may cause the tie rods to break or the concrete to be crushed or broken.
It will be understood that modifications may be made in the design and arrangement of the elements without departing from the spirit of the invention.
What is claimed is:
A tying device for reinforced concrete construction comprising a rod having a pair of hooks on each end thereof, and spaced annular spacing flanges intermediate of and spaced from the ends, said flanges being integral with said rod, the hooks of each pair being positioned in substantially perpendicular relationship to each other, and tapering yieldable sleeves positioned on the ends of the rod between the flanges and hooks, the thin edges of said sleeves being positioned adjacent the hooks and the thick edges positioned against the flanges.
CABLE B. JONES.
References Cited in the file of this patent UNITED STATES PATENTS Number Name Date 1,072,760 Miller Sept. 9, 1913 1,750,106 Heltzel Mar. 11, 1930 1,830,397 Kleitz Nov. 3, 1931 2,029,147 Anderson Jan. 28, 193164 2,309,147 Wilkinson Jan. 26, 1943 FOREIGN PATENTS Number Country Date 516,958 Great Britain Jan. 16, 1940
|Cited Patent||Filing date||Publication date||Applicant||Title|
|US1072760 *||Jul 24, 1913||Sep 9, 1913||John Joshua Miller||Ornamental reinforced-concrete veneer.|
|US1750106 *||May 7, 1927||Mar 11, 1930||Heltzel John N||Reenforcing-rod chair|
|US1830397 *||Sep 3, 1927||Nov 3, 1931||William Kleitz||Concrete molding apparatus|
|US2029147 *||May 21, 1934||Jan 28, 1936||Macgregor S Anderson||Core for molding concrete|
|US2309147 *||Apr 1, 1940||Jan 26, 1943||Wilkinson Paul H||Building construction|
|GB516958A *||Title not available|
|Citing Patent||Filing date||Publication date||Applicant||Title|
|US2750647 *||Mar 3, 1952||Jun 19, 1956||Edward Krieg||Hollow concrete core form|
|US2919572 *||Jun 27, 1956||Jan 5, 1960||Victor H Salzi||Wall forming means|
|US2964821 *||Jul 5, 1956||Dec 20, 1960||Donald E Meehan||Apparatus for constructing building walls|
|US3157934 *||Apr 28, 1961||Nov 24, 1964||Frederick P Williams||Core member|
|US4805366 *||Dec 18, 1987||Feb 21, 1989||Thermomass Technology, Inc.||Snaplock retainer mechanism for insulated wall construction|
|US4829733 *||Dec 31, 1987||May 16, 1989||Thermomass Technology, Inc.||Connecting rod mechanism for an insulated wall construction|
|US5519973 *||Apr 8, 1994||May 28, 1996||H.K. Composites, Inc.||Highly insulative connector rods and methods for their manufacture and use in highly insulated composite walls|
|US5606832 *||May 15, 1996||Mar 4, 1997||H. K. Composites, Inc.||Connectors used in making highly insulated composite wall structures|
|US5673525 *||Oct 15, 1996||Oct 7, 1997||H.K. Composites, Inc.||Insulating connector rods used in making highly insulated composite wall structures|
|US5809723 *||Jul 17, 1997||Sep 22, 1998||H.K. Composites, Inc.||Multi-prong connectors used in making highly insulated composite wall structures|
|US5830399 *||Sep 11, 1995||Nov 3, 1998||H. K. Composites, Inc.||Methods for manufacturing highly insulative composite wall structures|
|US5996297 *||Feb 4, 1998||Dec 7, 1999||H.K. Composites, Inc.||Connectors and brackets used in making insulated composite wall structures|
|US6018918 *||Oct 16, 1997||Feb 1, 2000||Composite Technologies Corporation||Wall panel with vapor barriers|
|US6112489 *||Feb 17, 1998||Sep 5, 2000||Monotech International, Inc.||Monocoque concrete structures|
|US6112491 *||Oct 12, 1999||Sep 5, 2000||H. K. Composites, Inc.||Insulating connector rods and methods for their manufacture|
|US6116836 *||Jul 28, 1997||Sep 12, 2000||Composite Technologies Corporation||Connector for composite insulated wall and method for making the wall|
|US6138981 *||Aug 3, 1998||Oct 31, 2000||H.K. Composites, Inc.||Insulating connectors used to retain forms during the manufacture of composite wall structures|
|US6263638||Jun 17, 1999||Jul 24, 2001||Composite Technologies Corporation||Insulated integral concrete wall forming system|
|US6511252||Aug 27, 1999||Jan 28, 2003||Chris Andros||Device and method for connecting concrete plies in pre-cast concrete wall and ceiling panels|
|US6711862||Jun 7, 2001||Mar 30, 2004||Composite Technologies, Corporation||Dry-cast hollowcore concrete sandwich panels|
|US6854229||May 29, 2003||Feb 15, 2005||H.K. Marketing Llc||Form tie sleeves for composite action insulated concrete sandwich walls|
|US6945506 *||Sep 21, 2001||Sep 20, 2005||Composite Technologies Corporation||Connector assembly for insulated concrete walls|
|US7219474 *||Feb 21, 2002||May 22, 2007||Onecrete Pty Ltd.||Load bearing building panel|
|US8006448 *||Apr 24, 2003||Aug 30, 2011||Peterson Richard E||Prefabricated, prefinished reinforced panels for building exterior and interior surfaces and method of manufacture|
|US8490352 *||Jan 17, 2011||Jul 23, 2013||Precise Forms, Inc.||Concrete sandwich wall insert|
|US9010050 *||Apr 21, 2010||Apr 21, 2015||Michael Hatzinikolas||Pre-cast rain screen wall panel|
|US20030131554 *||Feb 2, 2001||Jul 17, 2003||Sigeyama Masaki||Locking device of a latticed reinforced member and method for reinforcing a concrete construction using it|
|US20030200711 *||Apr 24, 2003||Oct 30, 2003||Peterson Richard E.||Prefabricated, prefinished reinforced panels for building exterior and interior surfaces and method of manufacture|
|US20040011943 *||Sep 21, 2001||Jan 22, 2004||Long Sr Robert T.||Connector assembly for insulated concrete walls|
|US20040098934 *||Feb 21, 2002||May 27, 2004||Geoffrey Lawson||Load bearing building panel|
|US20070193166 *||Jan 12, 2007||Aug 23, 2007||Western Forms, Inc.||Thermal wall system|
|US20100287865 *||Apr 21, 2010||Nov 18, 2010||Michael Hatzinikolas||Pre-cast rain screen wall panel|
|US20120180411 *||Jan 17, 2011||Jul 19, 2012||Precise Forms , Inc.||Concrete Sandwich Wall Insert|
|CN102782231B *||Feb 25, 2011||Jul 22, 2015||G.B.E.公司||Method and equipment for the in situ construction of a sandwich wall comprising two concrete walls separated by an insulation board|
|EP0322923A2 *||Dec 30, 1988||Jul 5, 1989||Thermomass Technology, Inc.||Connecting rod mechanism for an insulated wall construction|
|WO2011107696A1 *||Feb 25, 2011||Sep 9, 2011||G.B.E.||Method and equipment for the in situ construction of a sandwich wall comprising two concrete walls separated by an insulation board|
|WO2015040260A1 *||Sep 18, 2014||Mar 26, 2015||Ibß˝ez Lazurtegui S.L.||System for producing panels for fašades, covers and floor slabs|
|U.S. Classification||52/405.3, 52/713, 249/216|
|International Classification||E04C5/16, E04C2/04|
|Cooperative Classification||E04C2002/048, E04C2/044, E04C5/168|
|European Classification||E04C5/16C, E04C2/04D|