Patent News | "Hilti AG Files Patent Application for Clamp for a Plate Element Especially for a Photovoltaic Module"

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Liechtenstein based Hilti AG filed patent application for clamp for a plate element especially for a photovoltaic module. The inventor is Kemple Lorcan.

Hilti AG filed the patent application on Dec. 2, 2011. The patent application number is 1517/KOL/2011 A. The international classification number is H01L31/00.

According to the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, "The invention relates to a clamp for at least one plate element, with a first clamp part and a second clamp part, whereby the clamp parts can be adjusted relative to each other between an open position and a clamping position for the plate element, and with at least one elastomer profile that is arranged between the two clamp parts and that has an area with a U-shaped cross section for gripping the plate element. According to the invention, it is provided that the elastomer profile has a clamping section that is clamped between the two clamp parts when the clamp parts are in the clamping position." 

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