|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||428/034; 428/212; 052/204.5; 052/786.1; 052/786.11; 052/786.13|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 17|
Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to a vacuum insulating glass (VIG) unit surrounded by two glass substrates, with at least one spacer element being disposed adjacent to and/or cradling the VIG and with a sealant sealing the entire unit at each end of the VIG, thereby reducing the chances of the VIG being damaged and/or improving the insulating features of the entire window unit. In certain example embodiments the spacer may be substantially U-shaped, whereas two pillar-like spacers may be used in connection with certain other example ...
What is claimed is: 1. A window unit, comprising: at least first, second, third and fourth substantially parallel spaced-apart glass substrates arranged in this order so as to form a center gap between the second and third, or two inner, substrates and first and second outer gaps respectively between each of the two inner substrates and the two outer substrates; one or more spacer elements provided to maintain the first, second, third and fourth substrates in substantially parallel-apart relation to one another; a sealant provided proximate a periphery ...