Patent Number: 6,612,076

Title: Porous flange

Abstract: The invention is a flange device used for flush mounting construction fixture or hardware trims. The invention reduces the potential of a hair line crack between dissimilar materials. The invention can be molded, extruded or otherwise formed into nearly any shape and designed to work with a large variety of different fixtures, hardware and trims. The portion of the flange in contact with a surfacing material (those applied at plastic state) bonds the two surfaces together and is an interface which isolates the dissimilar fixture or hardware material.

Inventors: Jacksen; Mark (Monrovia, CA)


International Classification: E04F 19/08 (20060101); H02G 3/12 (20060101); E04F 19/00 (20060101); F04F 019/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/02/2020