US Patent No. 10,194,490

WIRED GLAZING AND A PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF


Patent No. 10,194,490
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title Wired Glazing And A Process For Manufacture Thereof
Inventorship Mark Andrew Chamberlain, Ormskirk (GB)
Leigh Francis Mellor, St. Helens (GB)
Assignee PILKINGTON GROUP LIMITED, Nr. Ormskirk, Lancashire (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,194,490

1. A glazing, comprising:a ply of interlayer material;
a first busbar laid over the ply of interlayer material;
an adhesive layer between the first busbar and the ply of interlayer material, the adhesive layer bonding together the first busbar and the ply of interlayer material;
at least one heating wire laid over the first busbar;
an auxiliary busbar at least partly laid over the heating wire and at least partly laid over the first busbar;
and an auxiliary adhesive layer arranged where an edge of the auxiliary busbar extends beyond an edge of the first busbar;
wherein a solder layer suitable for melting in an autoclave covers at least part of a surface of the first busbar or the auxiliary busbar and is arranged to contact the heating wire;
wherein the auxiliary adhesive layer bonds the auxiliary busbar to the ply of interlayer material; and
wherein the solder layer covers both a surface of the first busbar in contact with the heating wire and an opposite surface of the first busbar, or wherein the solder layer covers both a surface of the auxiliary busbar in contact with the heating wire and anopposite surface of the auxiliary busbar.