Installation system of installing adjacent elements on supporting element

Application Number: 00119320
Application Date: 2000.06.28
Publication Number: 1291687
Publication Date: 2001.04.18
Priority Information: 1999/7/15 US 09/353,397
International: F16B12/12
Applicant(s) Name: Premark RWP Holdings, Inc.
Inventor(s) Name: T.J. Narsun
Patent Agency Code: 11038
Patent Agent: zheng xiuzhe
Abstract An installation system is disclosed for installing a backsplash and countertop upon a horizontal support member. The system includes an elongated mounting bracket shaped for selective attachment to a vertical support surface. The elongated mounting bracket includes a mounting bracket retaining member. The system further includes a countertop and a backsplash, wherein the rear surface of the backsplash includes a backsplash retaining member shaped for selective attachment to the mounting bracket retaining member. In use, the elongated mounting bracket is secured to the vertical support surface adjacent the horizontal support member, the countertop is placed upon the horizontal support member with its rear edge adjacent the support surface and the mounting bracket retaining member engages the backsplash retaining member to securely retain the countertop and backsplash relative to the elongated mounting bracket, the vertical support surface and the horizontal support member.