Patent Number: 6,253,507

Title: Clip for a door frame system

Abstract: A door frame clip is provided for interconnecting first and second door frame members when a longitudinal end of the first door frame member bears against a surface of the second door frame member at a portion of the surface which is adjacent to a longitudinal end of the second door frame member. The door frame clip comprises an apex, a first arm extending from the apex, and a second arm extending from the apex in a direction which is substantially orthogonal to the first arm. The second arm is significantly longer than the first arm to enable the second arm to reach the first door frame member when the apex engages an outside edge of the longitudinal end of the second door frame member. Also provided is a door frame system. The door frame system comprises a first leg member, a second leg member, a header, a first door frame clip, and a second door frame clip. The second leg member is substantially parallel to the first leg member. The header has opposite longitudinal ends which bear against respective surfaces of each of the leg members near a first edge of each of the respective surfaces. The first clip is for interconnecting the first leg member and the header, and the second clip is for interconnecting the second leg member and the header. Also provided is a method of securing a header of a door frame to a first leg member and a second leg member of the door frame.

Inventors: Martino; Ralph A. (Tampa, FL)

Assignee: MDF, Inc.

International Classification: E06B 1/04 (20060101); E06B 1/06 (20060101); E06B 3/984 (20060101); E06B 3/96 (20060101); E06B 001/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018