Adjustable support bracket

  • US 7,182,316 B2
  • Filed: 02/03/2005
  • Issued: 02/27/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/05/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An adjustable support bracket for use in combination with a support pier to support a structure subject to loads comprising:

  • (a) a first generally flat rigid surface of sufficient thickness and strength to support a definite load;

    (b) on said first flat surface a plurality of support bolts generally perpendicular to said first flat surface, said perpendicular support bolts threaded for use with locking nuts;

    (c) a second flat rigid surface of a general size and structure similar to said first flat surface;

    (d) on said second flat surface, a plurality of sleeves sized and shaped for receipt therein of said perpendicular support bolts on said first flat surface;

    (e) locking nuts on said threaded perpendicular support bolts;

    whereby said adjustable support bracket may be used to support a structure subject to loads when said adjustable support bracket is placed on a support pier, a lifting device is placed between said first and second flat surface and used to raise said second flat surface to come into contact with a structure subject to load, said locking nuts on said support bolts are threaded snug against said sleeves, then said lifting device is removed from said lifting devices position between said first and second flat surfaces and said adjustable support bracket and a support pier now support said structure subject to loads.

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