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Title: Break-In-Resistant Wood Panel Door

Source: U.S. Patent 5,575,117. Nov 19, 1996. 6 p. Int. Classif. E06B 1/04.https://patents.google.com/patent/US5575117A/en?oq=08%2f576%2c998

Author(s)Soltis, Lawrence A.; Ross, Robert J.; von Segen, William W.

Publication Year: 2014  View Document »

Category: Patents

Abstract: A wooden panel door reinforced against attempted break-in contains layers of fiberglass mat and decorative wooden facing strip bonded to the doorjamb and stiles. The stiles and doorjamb are constructed from wood with grain that runs primarily in a single direction, and reinforcing these stiles and doorjambs against impact can be achieved by bonding to them a fiberglass mat, which contains fibers running in transverse directions. The fiberglass mat is in turn covered by a decorative wooden facing strip layer.

Keywords: wood, panel, door, reinforce, fiber glass, grain

Date posted: 09/22/2014
RITS Product ID: 69253
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Ross, Robert J.
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer
  

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