US Patent No. 10,920,481

DOOR SKINS, DOORS, AND NESTED DOOR SKINS


Patent No. 10,920,481
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Door Skins, Doors, And Nested Door Skins
Inventorship Patrick C. Ege, Westmont, IL (US)
Dale Di Iulio, Waukesha, WI (US)
Timothy D. Gouge, Elgin, IL (US)
Assignee Masonite Corporation, Tampa, FL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,920,481

1. A door skin comprising:an inner panel;
an outer body portion; and
a contoured portion interconnecting the inner panel to the outer body portion, the contoured portion is recessed from the inner panel and the outer body portion and includes a center base portion, a first sloping portion interconnecting the central base portion with the outer body portion, and a second sloping portion interconnecting the central base portion with the inner panel, the first sloping portion including a first angled portion that is adjacent to the outer body and a first bump having a first convex exterior surface that extends from the first angled portion to the center base portion, the second sloping portion including a second bump and a third bump, the second bump is adjacent to the center base portion, has a second convex exterior surface that extends from the center base portion to the third bump, the third bump is adjacent to the inner panel and has a third convex exterior surface that extends from the second bump to the inner panel.