Swimming pool and SPA tensioned protective fence with auto lockable gate and method of installation thereof

  • US 5,664,769 A
  • Filed: 11/13/1996
  • Issued: 09/09/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/13/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A lightweight fence and gate for swimming pools surrounded by a deck comprising a plurality of poles adapted to be inserted into the pool decking adjacent said pool;

  • a mesh screen tensioned between said poles having top and bottom bindings;

    a gate in said fence including a frame having a pair of spaced upright support members, a first horizontal brace for spacing the upright support members and a length of mesh screen tensioned between said upright support members;

    support means capable of withstanding lateral tension forces of said screen for supporting and latching said gate;

    hinges secured to said support means on one side of said gate; and

    a latch device secured to said gate and to said support means on the opposite side of said gate.

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