Roof mount sealing assembly

  • US 8,833,032 B2
  • Filed: 03/27/2014
  • Issued: 09/16/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/05/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A roof mount, comprising:

  • a spacer with a spacer aperture extending between a top surface and a bottom surface of said spacer, wherein said bottom surface is adapted for positioning on a roof surface;

    a flashing member having a raised section with a flashing aperture and a flange extending about a periphery of a base of said raised section, said raised section defining a recess in a bottom surface of said flashing member sized to at least partially receive and surround said spacer when said flange rests on the roof surface; and

    a threaded bolt body having a lower threaded portion and an upper threaded portion, said lower threaded portion configured for disposition through said flashing aperture and said spacer aperture for threaded insertion into the roof surface, said upper threaded portion configured to extend above the roof surface; and

    an annular element disposed along a length of said bolt body; and

    a soft annular element disposed about said bolt body below said annular element;

    wherein said annular element compresses said soft annular element against a top surface of said raised section of said flashing member and compresses a bottom surface of said recess against a top surface of said spacer when said lower threaded portion of said bolt body is threadably inserted into the roof surface.

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