US 9,810,000 B2
Electronic locking apparatus for a rollup door
Curtis Leon Schroeder, Carrollton, GA (US)
Assigned to JANUS INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLC, Temple, GA (US)
Filed by JANUS INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLC, Temple, GA (US)
Filed on Sep. 8, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/259,801.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/215,580, filed on Sep. 8, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0067271 A1, Mar. 9, 2017
Int. Cl. E05B 65/06 (2006.01); E05B 47/00 (2006.01); E05B 9/02 (2006.01); E05B 15/02 (2006.01); E05C 3/12 (2006.01); E05B 65/00 (2006.01)
CPC E05B 47/0004 (2013.01) [E05B 9/02 (2013.01); E05B 15/0295 (2013.01); E05B 65/0021 (2013.01); E05B 65/06 (2013.01); E05C 3/12 (2013.01); E05B 2047/0069 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A locking apparatus for releasably maintaining a striker member in a locked or unlocked position, comprising:
a. a housing including
i. a connector member associated with the housing and to which can be connected at least one wiring harness;
ii. at least one opening in the housing adapted to removably receive the striker member;
b. a latch assembly associated with the housing and comprising
i. a latch rotatably mounted on a first pin, the latch having a first face and an opposing second face, the latch adapted to releasably engage the striker member,
ii. a post associated with the first face of the latch,
iii. a release lever rotatably mounted on a second pin, the release lever having a release arm portion and a stop arm portion,
iv. a trigger,
v. a cam,
vi. a solenoid adapted to contact the release lever release arm;
c. a first limit switch for detecting an open or closed state of the latch assembly and adapted to be selectively contacted by the release lever stop arm portion, the first limit switch being adapted to be contacted by the release lever stop arm portion;
d. a second limit switch for detecting a locked or unlocked state of the locking apparatus, and adapted to be selectively contacted by the latch post; and,
e. a control assembly comprising a programmable logic controller, processor, memory storage and a user interface and in electronic communication with the solenoid, the first limit switch and the second limit switch.