US 9,813,020 B2
Bracket for connection of a junction box to photovoltaic panels
Vadim Shmukler, Rishon-Lezion (IL); Lior Handelsman, Givataim (IL); and Nir Armoni, Raanana (IL)
Assigned to Solaredge Technologies Ltd., Herzeliya (IL)
Filed by Solaredge Technologies Ltd., Herziliya Pituach (IL)
Filed on Aug. 8, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/231,218.
Application 15/231,218 is a continuation of application No. 14/754,875, filed on Jun. 30, 2015, granted, now 9,438,161.
Application 14/754,875 is a continuation of application No. 14/183,566, filed on Feb. 19, 2014, granted, now 9,099,849, issued on Aug. 4, 2015.
Application 14/183,566 is a continuation of application No. 12/786,894, filed on May 25, 2010, granted, now 8,690,110, issued on Apr. 8, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/180,912, filed on May 25, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2017/0040939 A1, Feb. 9, 2017
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A47G 29/02 (2006.01); H02S 40/34 (2014.01); F16B 1/00 (2006.01); H02G 3/08 (2006.01); H02S 20/00 (2014.01)
CPC H02S 40/34 (2014.12) [F16B 1/00 (2013.01); H02G 3/08 (2013.01); H02S 20/00 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49947 (2015.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus, comprising:
a fastener having a first end and a second end, wherein the fastener is configured to extend between at least two photovoltaic panels each comprising a first side and a second side, the first end of the fastener is disposed on the first sides of the at least two photovoltaic panels, and the second end of the fastener is disposed on the second sides of the at least two photovoltaic panels;
a bracket connected to the first end of the fastener, wherein the bracket is configured to enable attachment to the bracket of a junction box configured to service the at least two photovoltaic panels; and
wherein the fastener and the bracket, are configured to clamp the at least two photovoltaic panels to the bracket.