Mounting driver for undermounted sinks

  • US 9,133,609 B2
  • Filed: 12/03/2013
  • Issued: 09/15/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/23/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A one-piece mounting driver for undermounting a sink to a support surface, comprising:

  • a support bar shaped and dimensioned for positioning between an underside of the sink and a wall of a cabinet at an angular orientation relative to the wall, the support bar including a first end having a sink engaging member with a curved surface shaped and dimensioned to engage the underside of the sink and a second end with a central support body therebetween;

    the second end of the support bar includes a support beam extending therealong from the central support body to a distal end and a back surface cap member, the support beam lying in a plane that is perpendicular to a back side of the support bar surface as defined by the back surface cap member, wherein the back surface cap member is curved such that the back surface cap member of the support bar defines a concave surface along the back side of the support bar, and extending through the back surface cap member are a plurality of screw holes formed along the length of the second end of the support bar for the passage of a mounting screw;

    wherein with the first end of the support bar pressed against the underside of the sink, the second end of the support bar is rigidly secured to the wall of the cabinet.

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