Vertical cable rail barrier

  • US 9,790,707 B2
  • Filed: 04/13/2015
  • Issued: 10/17/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. Apparatus, comprising:

  • a first rail member including a plurality of first openings spaced apart along a length of the first rail member;

    a second rail member, comprising;

    an outer U-shaped channel defined by an outer web member and an opposed pair of outer leg members, the outer web member defining a plurality of outer openings spaced apart along a length of the outer web member; and

    an inner U-shaped channel defined by an inner web member and an opposed pair of inner leg members, the inner U-shaped channel mounted within the outer U-shaped channel with open ends of the inner and outer U-shaped channels facing each other, the inner web member having inner openings spaced apart along a length of the inner web member, each inner opening being aligned with a corresponding outer opening formed in the outer web member;

    at least one vertical support member mounted to and extending between the first rail member and second rail member; and

    a plurality of vertical cables mounted to and extending between the first rail member and second rail member, wherein a first end of each vertical cable is secured within one of the first openings and a second end of each vertical cable is secured within opposite aligned inner and outer openings of the second rail member.

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