Interlocking tiles employing adjustable rain lock

  • US 8,122,649 B2
  • Filed: 04/07/2008
  • Issued: 02/28/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/07/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An interlocking roof tile, comprising:

  • an upper surface having a substantially flat portion;

    a lower surface; and

    a rain lock having a lower end proximate a first corner of the tile and an upper end proximate a second corner of the tile,wherein the rain lock comprises a trough adjacent the substantially flat portion of the upper surface of the tile and includes a first weakened portion which is proximate the lower end and which extends across the trough to a side edge which connects the substantially flat portion of the upper surface to the trough, to allow for removal of a predetermined portion of the rain lock including a predetermined portion of the trough.

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