Patent Number: 6,794,573

Title: Prepackaged mounting assembly

Abstract: A prepackaged mounting assembly for securing a device, such as a ceiling fan, light fixture, or similar device to an overhead bean. The mounting assembly includes an L-shaped mounting box that includes a large side wiring cavity and an integral flange portion. A cover cooperates with the integral flange portion to provide a closure for the wiring cavity and a bottom flange for mounting a device-specific bracket thereon. The bracket includes slots therein and the integral flange portion includes downward extending alignment posts to enable easy centering of the manufacturer's bracket under the integral flange. The mounting assembly includes all hardware required to complete installation of the device including the cover, an initial fastener, and load bearing fasteners, which are all temporarily secured to the L-shaped box.

Inventors: Ofcharsky; John (Olyphant, PA), Gretz; Thomas J. (Clarks Summit, PA)

Assignee: Arlington Industries, Inc.

International Classification: F04D 25/08 (20060101); F04D 25/02 (20060101); F04D 29/60 (20060101); H02G 3/18 (20060101); H02G 3/20 (20060101); H01H 009/02 ()

Expiration Date: 09/21/2021