Patent Number: 6,254,040

Title: Mounting angle clamp for attaching additional structures to hanging rod

Abstract: A fastening and supporting device adapted to being clamped to a vertically placed hanger, usually a threaded rod, comprising: a main clamp body portion for securing the fastening and support device to the vertically placed hanger; a pair of locking hooks portion facing in opposed directions juxtapositioned for longitudinally gripping the hanger by first positioning said body portion horizontally to engage the hanger and next rotating thereto in a longitudinal aspect to the hanger for supporting said body portion and said hooks against the hanger; and a mounting angle portion for attachment to a strut means for supporting a conduit. The main clamp body, locking hooks and mounting angle portions are integrally cast from the group consisting of iron, aluminum, fiberglass reinforced polycarbonate, and fiber composites. A second embodiment includes two mounting angles at right angles. A method for attachment of the clamp anywhere between the endpoints of the hanger.

Inventors: Mc Grath; William James (Andover, CT)


International Classification: F16L 3/24 (20060101); F16L 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018