04720951 is referenced by 54 patents and cites 13 patents.

An improved frame assembly for doors, windows and the like is disclosed. A frame receives a central panel which defines an edge about its exterior perimeter. The frame comprises a first and second skins in opposed relationship defining a cavity therebetween. The interior edge of the frame has internal support ribs which act in conjunction with the interior edge of the frame to grip the edge of the central panel while the exterior edges of the skins are separated by a sizable insert. The cavity between the skins is filled with a foamable insulating material which surrounds the edge of the central panel and forms a weathertight seal.

Title
Frame assembly for doors, windows and the like
Application Number
6/843224
Publication Number
4720951
Application Date
March 24, 1986
Publication Date
January 26, 1988
Inventor
Michael L Skidmore
Orland
IN, US
John E Thorn
Sylvania
OH, US
Agent
Emch Schaffer Schaub & Porcello
Assignee
Therma Tru
OH, US
IPC
E06B 3/00
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