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Jan. 1, 1963 |_. THODE 3,070,854 LINER FOR WINDOW AND LIKE OPENINGS ‘Filed March 17, 1960 Ilbiur INVENTOR LESTER THODE B Y-I 6'” ATTORNEYS. llnited States Patent O??ce 1 3,070,854 LHNER FGR WENDQW AND LHKE @PENENGS Lester 'l‘hotle, Box 27, Dnndurn, Saskatchewan, Canada Filed Mar. 17, 1960, Ser. No. 15,752 Claims priority, application Canada June 9, 1959 2 (Ilaims. (Cl. 29-565) 3,070,854 Patented Jan. 1, 1963 2 opening. A strip of caulking cement 8 is applied to the outer faces of limbs 3 and 4 and sheets of glass 9 and 10 are pressed against the limbs 3 and 4, respectively, so as to be secured thereto by the cement 8. Mouldings l1 and 12 are secured by screws 13 to the outside and the inside of the wall, respectively, and engage the window panes 9 and lit) to hold same in position and to press the limbs 3 This invention relates to closure means for an opening in a structure and more particularly to a liner for such an and 4 of the liner 1 tightly against the wall '7. The space enclosed by the panes 9 and 1t} and the liner opening which is readily insertable in the opening even though the opening is preformed. phere by the cement strip 8 and capable of expansion and In its broadest aspects the invention provides, for an opening in a structure, a liner comprising a member de?n ing a closed area and made of ?exible material of chan nel section with the limbs of the channel extending out 15 wardly, said member being prefabricated for the particular size and shape of the opening for which it is intended, and being of such dimensions that the limbs of the channel 1 acts as an insulating air space sealed off from the atmos contraction in response to variation in the surrounding conditions by virtue of the ?exibility of the liner 1 and the spacing of channel base 5 slightly inwards of the edges of opening 6. ‘ It will be manifest that various modi?cations may be envisaged without departing from the scope of the present invention. For example, where only a single window con will overlap the structure around the opening and the base struction is necessary the liner may be positioned as de of the channel will be spaced inwardly of the edges of the 20 scribed above and the cement may be applied to only one opening, the ?exibility of said material rendering the liner or" the limbs for securing a window pane thereto, the other readily insertable in a preformed opening. limb simply being stapled to the wall. Moreover, in the Window panes may be secured to the opposite faces of case of an ordinary Wooden sash window the wooden sash the liner to form a double window pane construction hav may be secured to one limb of the liner and the assembly ing a heat insulating air space between the panes. The 25 secured to the wall by screws passing through the Wooden expansion and contraction of the insulating air as a re sash and the limb into the well. sult of varying conditions is allowed for by the ?exibility What I claim as my invention is: of the liner material and the spacing of the base of the l. A structure having closure means for an opening channel inwardly of the edges of the opening. in said structure, said closure means comprising a liner An embodiment of the invention will now be described, 30 de?ning a closed area within said opening and made of by Way of example, with reference to the accompanying ?exible material oftchannel section with the limbs of the drawings, in which: FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of a liner according to the invention. channel facing outwardly and overlapping the structure around said opening, the base of the channel being nor mally spaced inwardly from the edges of said opening, and FIGURE 2 is a diagrammatic elevational view of a 35 two sheets of transparent material secured one to each double window pane construction mounted in a wall, With side of said liner to completely seal said closed area. parts broken away for clarity; and 2. A structure as claimed in claim 1, including mould FIGURE 3 is a sectional detail taken on the line ings secured to the structure and embracing the edges of said sheets of transparent material. III—III through the lower end of the double window pane construction shown in FIGURE 2. 40 References Cited in the ?le of this patent Referring to FIGURE 1 the liner comprises a member 1 de?ning a closed area 2 and made of ?exible material UNITED STATES PATENTS of channel section with the limbs 3 and 4 of the channel extending outwardly, the base of the channel being desig nated by reference numeral 5. The limbs 3 and 4 extend outwardly preferably about two inches from the base 5 and 45 the liner may be made of a ?exible plastic material or 2,383,691 2,877,515 Smith _______________ __ Aug. 28, 1945 Haas ________________ __ Mar. 17, 1959 817,319 France ______________ __ Sept. 1, 1937 FOREIGN PATENTS other suitable material. OTHER REFERENCES Referring now to FIGURES 2 and 3 it will be seen that the liner 1 is ?tted into an opening 6 in a wall 7 France, Principal 980,146, 2nd addn. 60,912, Apr. 11, so that the limbs a and 4 overlap the wall around the 50 1954.