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Number: 160/391
Name: Flexible or portable closure, partition, or panel > Fabric fastening means > To elongated element > Longitudinally divided or with fabric receiving externally exposed channel or groove
Description: Fabric fastening means in which (1) the elongated element has a channel or grove therein exposed to the exterior of the elongated element, which channel or groove receives a portion of the fabric, or (2) the elongated element is divided longitudinally into at least two parts between which the fabric is received. These devices may be of slit tube form.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
160/395 Elongated fastener in channel or groove 132
160/399 Externally applied clamp, clasp, sleeve, or end cap 16
160/392 Internal fastener larger than groove or channel fabric exit 102
160/398 With pointed, piercing, and/or hook elements 17

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8403021 Portable partition system having modular frames, bars, and friction fit spacers Mar. 26, 2013
7607268 False walls consisting of stretched fabric and joined by an inclined separating ribband Oct. 27, 2009
7185690 Information presentation device Mar. 6, 2007
7131683 Shade assembly for automobile window Nov. 7, 2006
6668495 Variable load capacity and aesthetically enhanced construction components for patio enclosures Dec. 30, 2003
6619003 Method of assembling a frame assembly for a partition system Sep. 16, 2003
6324797 Method and apparatus for covering surfaces Dec. 4, 2001
6319307 Commercial air filter assembly and filter assembly and filtration unit Nov. 20, 2001
6283456 Section bar Sep. 4, 2001
6070526 Tensioning system for screen printing and method of tensioning Jun. 6, 2000
6003282 Movable safety barrier for construction of a roof structure Dec. 21, 1999
5953873 Molding strips for fabric wall and ceiling systems Sep. 21, 1999
5904200 Spineless screen frame assembly and screen frame member therefor May. 18, 1999
5819836 Roll-up curtain bar attachment device for flexible sheeting Oct. 13, 1998
5732494 Banner material holder Mar. 31, 1998
5690158 Device for maintaining stretched a panel of supple material, by its edges Nov. 25, 1997
5671795 Roll-up curtain bar attachment device for flexible sheeting Sep. 30, 1997
5562797 Method and apparatus for producing trim panels Oct. 8, 1996
5545488 Self-stabilizing extrusion for closure assemblies Aug. 13, 1996
5392576 Roof deck covering system securement mechanism Feb. 28, 1995
5368085 Resuable insulating sheath for windows Nov. 29, 1994
5267771 Means of fastening the folding top on convertibles Dec. 7, 1993
5237785 Structural member with stabling groove Aug. 24, 1993
5024015 Lightweight articulated advertising display Jun. 18, 1991
4817699 Wall track for fabric wall coverings Apr. 4, 1989
4757854 Apparatus for detachably fastening a stretchable fabric panel to a rigid frame Jul. 19, 1988
4447935 Device for and method of joining sheet material May. 15, 1984
4406279 Sunray captor Sep. 27, 1983
4319623 Window structure including a sheet of polymeric film Mar. 16, 1982
4279061 Flexible sheet securing apparatus Jul. 21, 1981
4279064 Cover-attaching device for a truck, trailer or similar vehicle Jul. 21, 1981
4158244 Pool liner retainer Jun. 19, 1979
3997144 Gate Dec. 14, 1976

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