Patent Number: 6,966,161

Title: Vertically joined floor elements comprising a combination of different floor elements

Abstract: Vertically joined flooring material comprising floor elements (1) with a mainly triangular, square, rectangular, rhomboidal or polygonal shape, as seen from above. The floor elements (1) are provided with edges (2) which are provided with joining members (20), a lower side (5) and a decorative top surface (3). The flooring material comprises a combination of at least two types of floor elements (1), which types comprises female floor elements (1') and male floor elements (1"). The female floor element (1') is provided with a female joining member (21) on at least half of the number of its edges (2) and a male joining member (22) on less than half of the number of its edges (2). The male floor element (1") is provided with a male joining member (22) on at least two thirds of the number of its edges (2) and a female joining member (21) on less than one third of the number of its edges (2.) An optional joining profile (50) possibly constitutes a junction between two adjacent male joining members (22) of two adjacent floor elements (1).

Inventors: Palsson; Jorgen (Landskrona, SE), Syleg.ang.rd; Ingvar (Hassleholm, SE)

Assignee: Pergo (Europe) AB

International Classification: B44C 3/00 (20060101); B44C 3/12 (20060101); E04F 15/04 (20060101); E04F 015/02 (); E04B 002/08 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018