US 9,808,845 B2
Arcuate saddles with adhesive strips
Jeffrey J. Rebholz, Indianapolis, IN (US); and Kevin Romsey, Gilbert, IA (US)
Assigned to Buckaroos, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (US)
Filed by Buckaroos, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (US)
Filed on Mar. 15, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/70,858.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/135,517, filed on Mar. 19, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0273679 A1, Sep. 22, 2016
Int. Cl. F16L 3/12 (2006.01); B21D 5/00 (2006.01); F16L 59/135 (2006.01); B21D 5/01 (2006.01); B21D 53/00 (2006.01); F16L 3/133 (2006.01); B21D 17/02 (2006.01)
CPC B21D 5/00 (2013.01) [B21D 5/01 (2013.01); B21D 53/00 (2013.01); F16L 3/133 (2013.01); F16L 59/135 (2013.01); B21D 17/02 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
7. A pipe and support assembly comprising
a pipe;
a saddle having its length greater than its width and formed in a 180 degree arc having a constant saddle radius along its width, said saddle having two parallel length sides and two arcuate width sides, said saddle having exterior and interior faces and an interior channel defined by the interior face of said saddle and extending longitudinally of the saddle for the length of said saddle, said pipe being received within the interior channel; and
an adhesive strip extending along the interior face of said saddle and securing said pipe to said saddle, said adhesive strip comprising a double-sided adhesive tape having first and second faces including adhesive material, the first face being secured to the interior face of said saddle and the second face securing said saddle to said pipe, said adhesive strip extending transverse of the longitudinal axis of the interior channel, said adhesive strip being applied to said saddle prior to said saddle being formed in an arcuate shape.