Modular surge suppressor

- Panamax Corporation

Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the top, left side, and front of a modular surge suppressor showing a new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the bottom, left side, and front thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof; and

FIG. 8 is a back elevation view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of the top, left side, and front of an alternative embodiment of the modular surge suppressor;

FIG. 10 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a right side view thereof; and

FIG. 13 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 14 is a perspective view of the top, left side, and front of another alternative embodiment of the modular surge suppressor;

FIG. 15 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 16 is a front elevation view thereof; and

FIG. 17 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 18 is a perspective view of the top, left side, and front of another alternative embodiment of the modular surge suppressor;

FIG. 19 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 20 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 21 is a top view thereof; and

FIG. 22 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 23 is an exploded perspective view of the bottom, left side, and front of another alternate embodiment of the modular surge suppressor surfaces not shown have the same appearance as those in the corresponding modules of the other embodiments.

The modular surge suppressor can be oriented in positions in addition to those shown in the drawings. Accordingly, the terms "top", "bottom", "left", "right", "front", and "back" are not intended to limit the invention to any particular orientation.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

D285788 September 23, 1986 Rapp et al.
D340026 October 5, 1993 Slagel
D344929 March 8, 1994 Fesmire et al.
D354731 January 24, 1995 Lee
4595812 June 17, 1986 Tamaru et al.
4876713 October 24, 1989 Crosby et al.
5292257 March 8, 1994 Milan

Other references

  • Zoneguardian modular surge protector on pp. 89 and 94 of Cable Control, Inc. catalog. 1995.

Patent History

Patent number: D382855
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 11, 1995
Date of Patent: Aug 26, 1997
Assignee: Panamax Corporation (San Rafael, CA)
Inventors: Gary Salmond (San Jose, CA), John Curlett (Rohnert Park, CA)
Primary Examiner: Joel Sincavage
Law Firm: Limbach & Limbach L.L.P.
Application Number: 0/41,287

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: D13/142
International Classification: 1303;