Side door for walk-in tub

  • US 7,299,509 B1
  • Filed: 10/19/2006
  • Issued: 11/27/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/19/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A door assembly for a walk-in bathtub, comprising:

  • (a) a separate frame shaped to fit a door threshold defined by a cutout in a side of the walk-in bathtub, wherein the frame includes;

    a first track having a first channel dedicated to accommodate a gasket along the length of the frame; and

    a second track having a second channel dedicated to mounting a hinge;

    (b) a door shaped to fit into said frame;

    (c) at least one hinge that slidably mounts the door onto said second channel of the frame; and

    (d) a gasket inserted into said first channel in the frame, wherein the gasket forms a water tight seal between the door and frame.

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