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Detlef Tychsen: Structural panels and method of connecting same. Kronotec, McGuireWoods, March 8, 2005: US06862857 (154 worldwide citation)

A device for connecting and locking structural panels, particularly floor panels, having a groove forming an upper lip and a lower lip over the entire length of at least one lateral border and with a tongue formed on the opposite lateral border corresponding to the groove. To lock panels that have b ...


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Thomas Grafenauer: Floor panel. Kronotec, Greenblum & Bernstein, November 17, 2009: US07617651 (115 worldwide citation)

Floor panel which is bounded in a horizontal plane by a top side, which is provided with a decorative layer or the like, and an underside, which is provided for bearing on an underlying surface, the floor panel being provided with means for the releasable connection of at least two panels, it being ...


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System consisting of two interconnectable building panels and an insert for locking these panels. Kronotec, May 19, 2004: EP1420125-A2 (109 worldwide citation)

Device for locking together interconnected structural panels (1a, 2a), especially floor panels, comprises a core of wood material having on at least one edge a groove (4a) and on the opposite-lying edge a tongue (3a) corresponding to the groove. Two interconnected panels are locked together by the t ...


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Grafenauer Thomas, Lewark Matthias: (De) Einrichtung zum verbinden von bauplatten, insbesondere bodenpaneele, (En) Device for connecting building boards, especially floor panels. Kronotec, Grafenauer Thomas, Lewark Matthias, REHMANN Thorsten, October 7, 2004: WO/2004/085765 (96 worldwide citation)

(EN) Disclosed is a device for connecting and locking building boards comprising a top face (10) and a bottom face (11), especially floor panels (1, 2) that are provided with a core made of a wood material as well as a groove (3, 4; 5, 6; 18, 19) on two opposite lateral edges (I, II). Said building ...


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Detlef Tychsen: Process of laying floorboards. Kronotec, McGuireWoods, March 30, 2004: US06711869 (92 worldwide citation)

A process is proposed for laying and mechanically jointing floorboards provided with tongue and groove engagements on all sides for horizontal attachment. The process involves a) jointing of a number of boards and making them engage on their transverse sides n order to lay a first row on the floor o ...


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Decorative coating of a plate of wooden material. Kronotec, September 8, 2004: EP1454763-A2 (77 worldwide citation)

A method for finishing wood-based panels, especially MDF or HDF panels, involves sealing with melamine resin and printing a pattern directly onto the sealing layer before adding a protective layer of melamine resin and hot-pressing as usual. A method for finishing sheets of wood or timber products, ...


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Hecht Hendrik: Method for laying and locking floor panels. Kronotec, October 23, 2002: EP1251219-A1 (52 worldwide citation)

Process for laying and mechanically connecting floor panels (P) provided on one long side (4) and short side (3) with a tongue and on the opposite-lying long and short side with a groove comprises connecting and locking a number of panels on their short sides to lay a first row (I) on the floor of a ...


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Detlef Tychsen: Panel, particularly a floor panel. Kronotec, McGuireWoods, February 18, 2003: US06521314 (45 worldwide citation)

A panel, particularly a floor panel, which exhibits a spring on at least one side and a groove on the opposite side, which features are designed in complementary fashion such that several panels can be connected by inserting one panel into the other, while the spring/groove connection is provided wi ...


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Panel, in particular floor panel. Kronotec, October 15, 2008: EP1980683-A2 (40 worldwide citation)

The panel has a core made of wood material or wood material-synthetic mixture. An upper side (16) and a lower side (17) have a spring at a lateral edge and a groove corresponding to the spring with a lower lip at the opposite lateral edge. The two identically formed panels (1a) are connected and loc ...


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Braun Roger, Gröke Carsten: (De) Paneel, insbesondere bodenpaneel, (En) Panel, particularly floor panel. Kronotec, Braun Roger, Gröke Carsten, REHMANN Thorsten, October 2, 2008: WO/2008/116623 (33 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a panel, particularly a floor panel (1, 2), comprising a core made of wood material or a wood material-plastic mixture (17), a top (18) and a bottom (19). On at least two opposing side edges (I, II), the panel has profiles that correspond to each other such that two ide ...