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Publication numberUSD482661 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/092,022
Publication dateNov 25, 2003
Filing dateAug 11, 1998
Priority dateAug 11, 1998
Publication number092022, 29092022, US D482661 S1, US D482661S1, US-S1-D482661, USD482661 S1, USD482661S1
InventorsMichael Shotey, Michael McConnaughy, Edgar W. Maltby
Original AssigneeTaymac Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Cover for an electrical receptacle
US D482661 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a cover for an electrical receptacle, as shown and described.
Description

The cover according to the inventive design is for use in partially covering the relatively flat or planar portion or portions of an electrical receptacle of the general types shown in the drawings. In the first six embodiments, the electrical receptacle being covered by the covers according to the invention is a duplex receptacle. In the seventh preferred embodiments is illustrated for use with a decorator-type receptacle.

FIG. 1 is a front and upper right perspective view of a cover for an electrical outlet showing the first embodiment of our new design attached to an electrical receptacle;

FIG. 2 is a front and upper right exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front and upper right perspective view of the outlet cover portion of the first embodiment;

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a rear and upper left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 11—11 of FIG. 7;

FIG. 12 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a cross sectional view thereof taken along line 13—13 of FIG. 9;

FIG. 14 is a front and upper right perspective view of a cover for an electrical outlet showing the second embodiment of our new design attached to an electrical receptacle;

FIG. 15 is a front and upper right exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 16 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 17 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 18 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 19 is a front and upper right perspective view of the outlet cover portion of the second embodiment;

FIG. 20 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 21 is a rear and upper left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 22 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 23 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 24 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 24—24 of FIG. 20;

FIG. 25 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 26 is a cross sectional view thereof taken along line 26—26 of FIG. 22;

FIG. 27 is a front and upper right perspective view of a cover for an electrical outlet showing the third embodiment of our new design attached to an electrical receptacle;

FIG. 28 is a front and upper right exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 29 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 30 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 31 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 32 is a front and upper right perspective view of the outlet cover portion of the third embodiment;

FIG. 33 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 34 is a rear and upper left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 35 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 36 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 37 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 37—37 of FIG. 33;

FIG. 38 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 39 is a cross sectional view thereof taken along line 39—39 of FIG. 35;

FIG. 40 is a front and upper right perspective view of a cover for an electrical outlet showing the fourth embodiment of our new design attached to an electrical receptacle;

FIG. 41 is a front and upper right exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 42 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 43 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 44 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 45 is a front and upper right perspective view of the outlet cover portion of the fourth embodiment;

FIG. 46 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 47 is a rear and upper left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 48 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 49 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 50 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 50—50 of FIG. 46;

FIG. 51 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 52 is a cross sectional view thereof taken along line 52—52 of FIG. 48;

FIG. 53 is a front and upper right perspective view of a cover for an electrical outlet showing the fifth embodiment of our new design attached to an electrical receptacle;

FIG. 54 is a front and upper right exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 55 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 56 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 57 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 58 is a front and upper right perspective view of the outlet cover portion of the fifth embodiment;

FIG. 59 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 60 is a rear and upper left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 61 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 62 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 63 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 63—63 of FIG. 59;

FIG. 64 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 65 is a cross sectional view thereof taken along line 65—65 of FIG. 61;

FIG. 66 is a front and upper right perspective view of a cover for an electrical outlet showing the sixth embodiment of our new design attached to an electrical receptacle;

FIG. 67 is a front and upper right exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 68 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 69 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 70 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 71 is a front and upper right perspective view of the outlet cover portion of the sixth embodiment;

FIG. 72 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 73 is a rear and upper left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 74 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 75 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 76 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 76—76 of FIG. 72;

FIG. 77 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 78 is a cross sectional view thereof taken along line 78—78 of FIG. 74.

The claimed design is embodied in the assembled appearance of the outlet cover and the wall plate as shown in FIGS. 1, 14, 27, 40, 53 and 66. The outlet cover is shown separately in FIGS. 6-13, 19-26, 32-39, 45-52, 58-65 and 71-78 in order to disclose aspects of the design that are not apparent from the views showing the assembled members.

For each of the various embodiments, the right and left views for that embodiment are the same, so only the right views are shown. Similarly, the top and bottom views for a given embodiment also the same, so only the top views are shown.

The broken lines showing the electrical receptacle throughout the drawings are included for the purpose of illustrating environmental structure only and form no part of the claimed design. The broken lines on the wall plate thoughout the drawings are included for the purpose of illustrating portions of the cover that form no part of the claimed design.

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US8022298Jul 1, 2008Sep 20, 2011Hubbell IncorporatedWeatherproof outlet and gasket assembly
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD13/156