US 9,810,015 B2
Window frame system for vacuum insulated glass unit
Robert D. Thompson, Perrysburg, OH (US); Charles L. Anderson, Mineral Wells, WV (US); John M. Mitchell, Gainesville, GA (US); Nigel J. Flynn, Flowery Branch, GA (US); Kunal D. MacDonald, Atlanta, GA (US); David Scott Rowley, Powder Springs, GA (US); and Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Roswell, GA (US)
Assigned to Guardian Glass, LLC., Auburn Hills, MI (US)
Filed by Guardian Glass, LLC, Auburn Hills, MI (US)
Filed on Sep. 19, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/268,744.
Application 15/268,744 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/717,318, filed on May 20, 2015, granted, now 9,447,627.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/003,158, filed on May 27, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0002599 A1, Jan. 5, 2017
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. E06B 3/677 (2006.01); E06B 3/02 (2006.01); E06B 3/66 (2006.01); E06B 7/14 (2006.01); E06B 3/263 (2006.01); E06B 3/54 (2006.01); E06B 3/22 (2006.01); E06B 3/24 (2006.01)
CPC E06B 3/025 (2013.01) [E06B 3/221 (2013.01); E06B 3/24 (2013.01); E06B 3/263 (2013.01); E06B 3/5454 (2013.01); E06B 3/6612 (2013.01); E06B 3/677 (2013.01); E06B 7/14 (2013.01); E06B 2003/26321 (2013.01); E06B 2003/5472 (2013.01); Y02B 80/24 (2013.01)] 48 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A window assembly comprising:
a vacuum insulated glass unit including first and second glass substrates defining a space therebetween that is at a pressure lower than atmospheric pressure, one of the first and second glass substrates including a vacuum port, the vacuum port defining a passage extending through one of the first and second glass substrates in communication with the space; and
a frame assembly supporting the vacuum insulated glass unit and including a base member and a glazing member, the base member and the glazing member cooperating to define a slot in which an edge portion of the vacuum insulated glass unit is received, wherein one of the base member or the glazing member includes a cavity receiving the vacuum port.