Multi-pane window assembly with single-sided frame

  • US 5,522,191 A
  • Filed: 11/04/1994
  • Issued: 06/04/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/04/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A window assembly for mounting in a recessed window opening, the window assembly comprising a transparent fixed position pane having an interior surface, an exterior surface and a peripheral edge surface, a transparent sliding pane, and mounting frame means for integrating the window assembly comprising:

  • a full-circumference, molded plastic single-sided frame member slidably mounting the sliding pane and supporting the fixed position pane by adhesive surface bonding to a perimeter portion of the interior surface of the fixed position pane, the peripheral edge surface and the exterior surface of the fixed position pane being free of adhesive surface bonding to the single-sided frame member; and

    an exposed exterior surface substantially flush with the exterior surface of the fixed position pane.

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