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Publication numberUS3805471 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 23, 1974
Filing dateNov 19, 1970
Priority dateNov 19, 1970
Also published asDE2156619A1
Publication numberUS 3805471 A, US 3805471A, US-A-3805471, US3805471 A, US3805471A
InventorsDe Schutter C
Original AssigneePerfect Module Sys Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Building panel construction system
US 3805471 A
Abstract
A building panel construction system is disclosed comprising, inter alia, two panels of equal panel thickness forming said panel construction, each panel having at least one tongue on each of opposite sides thereof, said panels forming via cooperating tongues thereon, a recessed joint between adjacent ends thereof, said joint extending end to end of said panels and recessed behind a face of said panel construction, said joint having a width equal to the panel thickness of said panel construction so that the centerline of said panel construction stays centered on module lines, said panel construction including a joint cover member disposed in said joint, a retainer member disposed in said joint and having snap lock retention means thereon for joining said joint cover member to said panel construction, at least two of said tongues disposed in said joint serving as means for fastening said panels together.
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[ Apr. 23, 1974 1 1 BUILDING PANEL CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM [75] Inventor: Camiel R. De Schutter, St. Clair Shores, Mich.

[73] Assignee: Perfect Module Systems, Inc., Mt. Clemens, Mich.

[22] Filed: Nov. 19, 1970 [21] Appl. No.: 91,083

[52] US. Cl 52/714, 52/122, 52/211,

52/481, 52/242 [51] Int. Cl E04b 2/28 [58] Field of Search 52/496, 499, 481, 238,

FOREIGN PATENTS OR APPLICATIONS 511,174 5/1952 Belgium 52/481 Primary Examiner-John E. Murtagh 0r Firm-Weiner, Basile and Weintraub 5 7] ABSTRACT A building panel construction system is disclosed comprising, inter alia, two panels of equal panel thickness forming said panel construction, each panel having at least one tongue on each of opposite sides thereof, said panels forming via cooperating tongues thereon, a recessed joint between adjacent ends thereof, said joint extending end to end of said panels and recessed behind a face of said panel construction, said joint having a width equal to the panel thickness of said panel construction so that the centerline of said panel construction stays centered on module lines, said panel construction including a joint cover member disposed in said joint, a retainer member disposed in said joint and having snap lock retention means thereon for joining said joint cover member to said panel construction, at least two of said tongues disposed in said joint serving as means. for fastening said panels together.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification52/714, 52/211, D25/61, 52/242, D25/121, 52/481.1, 52/126.4
International ClassificationE04B2/78, E04B2/82, E04B2/76, E04B2/74
Cooperative ClassificationE04B2002/7462, E04B2/7854, E04B2002/749, E04B2/82
European ClassificationE04B2/78C, E04B2/82