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Title:
PLASTIC/METAL COMPOSITE BATTEN BAR AND METHOD OF USING SAME FOR SECURING A THERMOPLASTIC ROOF MEMBRANE TO A ROOF DECK
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2004076771
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Two-piece fastener assembly for securing thermoplastic roof membranes to an underlying roof deck having: a batten bar coated with a thermoplastic coating on its top surface; a plurality of openings in the batten bar; and fasteners positioned in the plurality of openings for securing the batten bar and one thermoplastic roof membrane to the underlying roof deck. In a method aspect the steps of securing thermoplastic roof membranes to an underlying roof deck includes: placing a first thermoplastic roof membrane on the roof deck; placing a batten bar on the marginal portion of the first thermoplastic roof membrane and securing the batten bar along with the first thermoplastic roof membrane to the roof deck by use of the fasteners; placing a second thermoplastic roof membrane to overlap the batten bar and the marginal portion of the first thermoplastic roof membrane; and applying heat and pressure to the batten bar and the overlapped portion of the first and second thermoplastic roof membranes to fuse them together and provide a waterproof covering over the roof deck.

Inventors:
NEBESNAK EDWARD
KUHN WILLIAM P
Application Number:
PCT/US2004/003661
Publication Date:
February 03, 2005
Filing Date:
February 06, 2004
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
BUILDING MATERIALS INVEST CORP (US)
International Classes:
E04D5/14; (IPC1-7): F16B27/00
Foreign References:
US5572843A1996-11-12
US6640511B12003-11-04
US5800891A1998-09-01
US4747241A1988-05-31
Other References:
See also references of EP 1597486A4
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