04054987 is referenced by 63 patents and cites 5 patents.

The disclosure is of a novel method for constructing a recreational ball-playing court surface from a plurality of square, unitary, elastic, molded thermoplastic sheets having a plurality of support legs and means for interlocking the sheets together. The sheets are divided into square gratings. The method of the invention comprises assembling the sheets together under tension along the horizontal axes of the sheets. The construction of the court surface according to the method of the invention obviates buckling of the surface due to thermal expansion of the sheets.

Title
Construction method
Application Number
5/661725
Publication Number
4054987
Application Date
February 26, 1976
Publication Date
October 25, 1977
Inventor
Nicholas G Forlenza
Utica
NY, US
Agent
Kane Dalsimer Kane Sullivan and Kurucz
Assignee
Mateflex Mele Corporation
NY, US
IPC
B21D 39/00
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