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Publication numberUSD627717 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/353,445
Publication dateNov 23, 2010
Priority dateJan 8, 2010
Publication number29353445, 353445, US D627717 S1, US D627717S1, US-S1-D627717, USD627717 S1, USD627717S1
InventorsDonald L. Munoz, Jeffrey M. Aftanas
Original AssigneeJAC-Rack, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Support frame rail for supporting a photovoltaic panel on a surface
US D627717 S1
Abstract  available in
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a support frame rail for supporting a photovoltaic panel on a surface, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a front, right perspective view of a support frame rail for supporting a photovoltaic panel on a surface showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front, left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a front, right perspective view of a support frame rail for supporting a photovoltaic panel on a surface in accordance with a second embodiment showing our new design;

FIG. 8 is a front, left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a right side elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 12 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD13/102