Insulating glass unit

  • US 5,678,377 A
  • Filed: 02/15/1994
  • Issued: 10/21/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/29/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A clip for securing a muntin bar to a planar spacer frame of an insulating glass unit comprising:

  • a. bar support for engaging a muntin bar, said bar support projecting from said clip in a first direction and having opposed sides respectively bounded by first and second planes extending in said first direction, said clip being adapted to be installed such that said first and second planes extend parallel to a plane defined by said planar spacer frame; and

    ,b. latch structure for securing the clip to the spacer frame;

    c. said latch structure comprising a plurality of fingers constructed for latching engagement with the spacer frame;

    d. said latch structure defining at least two pairs of latching locations engagable with the spacer frame, the latching locations of each pair spaced apart transversely relative to said first and second planes with said first and second planes disposed therebetween and each latching location spaced away from the closest one of said planes.

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