Patent Number: 6,254,306

Title: Skewable connector for metal trusses

Abstract: A skewable connector having positioning tabs for connecting metal trusses. The skewable connector is formed of a substantially planar piece of rigid material, preferably steel, and in the preferred embodiment defines a quadrilateral. The skewable connector includes a first end and a second end, the junction there between defining a fold line. In order to facilitate skewing of the connector, a plurality of hole members, which are preferably elliptical, are disposed along the fold line. At least two positioning tabs are disposed on said first end proximate the fold line.

Inventors: Williams; Troy D. (Knoxville, TN)


International Classification: E04B 1/26 (20060101); E04B 1/24 (20060101); F16B 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018