US Patent No. 10,480,907


Patent No. 10,480,907
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Ballistic Art
Inventorship Loren R. Klassen, Plymouth, MN (US)
James M. Prom, Plymouth, MN (US)
Assignee Cardinal Technologies LLC, Plymouth, MN (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,480,907

1. A concealed ballistic art shield, comprising:an outwardly-facing surface, having a generally planar configuration;
an inwardly-facing surface, oriented in an opposing direction to the outwardly-facing surface, having a generally planar configuration, and including at least one handle;
wherein the at least one handle is tension spring loaded and configured for quick-release adjustment from a low profile position, where the handle is of low profile with respect to the inwardly-facing surface, to a deployed position where the handle extends inwardly for gripping via removal of a detachable release pin that otherwise extends across the inwardly-facing surface and retains the handle; and
a ballistic resistant material disposed between the outwardly-facing surface and the inwardly facing surface;
wherein the outwardly-facing surface comprises a shroud for concealing the ballistic resistant material, having a disguised appearance resembling an wall-hung interior wall d├ęcor item.