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Title: US5230200: Wallboard and method of joining wallboards
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Country: US United States of America

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Inventor: Douglas, Waymon J.; Lexington, KY 40503
Douglas, Wilburn C.; Nicholasville, KY 40356

Assignee: None

Published / Filed: 1993-07-27 / 1990-02-12

Application Number: US1990000478933

IPC Code: Advanced: E04B 2/74; E04F 21/00; E04B 2/72;
IPC-7: E04B 1/00;

ECLA Code: E04B2/74C5C; E04F21/00; P04B2/72C;

U.S. Class: Current: 052/746.1; 052/309.9; 052/417; 156/071; 156/275.3;
Original: 052/746; 052/307.9; 052/417; 156/071; 156/275.3;

Field of Search: 052/416,417,419,420,744,309,746 428/703,49,50 156/071,275.3

Priority Number:
1990-02-12  US1990000478933
1988-10-31  US1988000264853

Abstract:     A wallboard is formed with each of its abutting top and bottom surfaces extending from its rear surface substantially perpendicular thereto for less than 50%, preferably 371/2%, of the distance between the rear surface and the front surface. The wallboard has a convex curved surface extending from the termination of the abutting top or bottom surface to the front surface. When the abutting surfaces of two wallboards are disposed in abutting relation, a deep fill recess is formed between the curved surfaces of the two adjacent wallboards. The recess is filled with a sealing compound having a greater compression strength than the compression strength of each of the adjacent wallboards so that any compression of the wallboards is absorbed by the wallboards and not the sealing compound whereby no tape is required at the wallboard joint and no ridging occurs.

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Leach, Jr., Frank C. ;

Primary / Asst. Examiners: Friedman, Carl D.; Mai, Lan M.

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Parent Case:     This is a continuation-in-part of U.S. application Ser. No. 07/264,853, filed Oct. 31, 1988, now abandoned.

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First Claim:
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We claim:     1. A method of forming a wallboard joint finished without tape between two wallboards including:
  • forming each of the two wallboards with substantially parallel front and rear surfaces;
  • forming each of two substantially parallel surfaces of each of the two wallboards substantially perpendicular to the rear surface of the wallboard with each of the two substantially parallel surfaces extending from the rear surface less than one-half of the distance from the rear surface of each of the two wallboards to its front surface;
  • forming a connecting surface from an end of each of the two substantially parallel surfaces, remote from the rear surface, of each of the two wallboards to the front surface with the connecting surface being curved at least adjacent the front surface of each of the two wallboards;
  • disposing one of the two substantially parallel surfaces of each of the two wallboards in abutting relation with each other to constitute two abutting surfaces so that the two wallboards are adjacent wallboards having a deep fill recess formed between the connecting surfaces of the adjacent wallboards;
  • and depositing a sealing compound with a greater compression strength than the compression strength of each of the adjacent wallboards in the deep fill recess formed between the connecting surfaces of the adjacent wallboards so that the sealing compound fills the deep fill recess.


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Patent  Pub.Date  Inventor Assignee   Title
Get PDF - 3pp US1526108* 1925-02 Adams    
Get PDF - 7pp US3180058  1965-04 Tillisch et al.   Joint structure for plasterboard
Get PDF - 3pp US3385019  1968-05 Frank   Wallboard and wall structure
Get PDF - 6pp US3435582  1969-04 Disney et al.   WALLBOARD CONSTRUCTION
Get PDF - 9pp US3576091  1971-04 Shull, Jr. et al.  National Gypsum Company DRYWALL JOINT SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME
Get PDF - 9pp US3708935  1973-01 Kossuth et al.  National Gypsum Company SIMULATED MONOLITHIC PREDECORATED WALL CONSTRUCTION
Get PDF - 14pp US4238542  1980-12 Burley  Tile Council of America, Inc. Method of using adhesive joint dressing compositions and product
Get PDF - 5pp US4735027  1988-04 Evans et al.  Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation Coating for wallboards
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Buy PDF CA1048869 1979-02  E04C 2/26 BPB INDUSTRIES LTD. TREATMENT OF WALLBOARD EDGES TO CONTROL RATE OF WATER EVAPORATION 


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