Patents by Inventor S. Clayton Snear

S. Clayton Snear has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5758467
    Abstract: A modular construction member for the construction of decking, flooring, roofing, and the like, including a matable connector formed integrally with the construction member for connecting successive deck members to form a deck assembly. The modular construction member includes a gutter portion and a groove portion, which may be inter-connected to provide a substantially water-proof structure. A separate fastener may be passed through the gutter portion, the groove portion, and into a subfloor to further secure the structure and to withstand upward forces from, for example, wave action in a marine environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 1996
    Date of Patent: June 2, 1998
    Assignee: North American Pipe Corporation
    Inventors: S. Clayton Snear, Larry G. Keller