Patent Number: 7,784,522

Title: Locator and shutter slat

Abstract: A rolling shutter and a slat for use in a rolling shutter are provided. The slat comprises an engaging track located at a first edge and a receptacle track located at a second edge. Illustratively, the engaging track has a hook-shaped profile and is disposed at an acute angle relative to an adjacent part of the body portion, is disposed at an angle of less than 180.degree. relative to a vertical axis of the slat, or has a hook-shaped profile that curves for more than 180.degree., and the receptacle track comprises a lip and a guard defining a space adapted to receive therein an engaging track of an adjacent slat.

Inventors: Miller; James V. (Glen Ellyn, IL)

Assignee: Qualitas Manufacturing Incorporated

International Classification: E06B 3/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018