|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||052/173.3; 136/244; 136/251; 439/927|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 18 인용 특허 : 58|
A solar panel assembly attachment apparatus is provided. In another aspect, a single piece and entirely metallic grounding clip is employed. A further aspect includes a clip or fastener which provides both frame grounding and a frame-to-strut attachment. In still another aspect, a grounding clip having barbs is linearly slid onto a solar panel frame and the clip additionally includes one or more flexible wings which are removably snap-fit into a slot of an elongated and rigid strut.
1. A solar panel assembly attachment apparatus comprising an electrically conductive and single piece grounding clip further comprising: at least one substantially C-shaped clamp including an upper wall;a lead-in wall upwardly and outwardly angling away from the upper wall;multiple barbs continuing from the lead-in wall and internally projecting from the upper wall; anda mounting section including flexible wings;the at least one clamp being adapted to linearly slide onto and sandwich a flange of a solar panel assembly frame therein;the barbs of the clip ...