US Patent No. 11,071,189

CONDUCTIVE METAL SCREEN FOR LIGHTNING STRIKE PROTECTION AND A METHOD FOR FABRICATING SAME


Patent No. 11,071,189
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Conductive Metal Screen For Lightning Strike Protection And A Method For Fabricating Same
Inventorship John Sulzbach, Killingworth, CT (US)
Assignee Astroseal Products Mfg. Corporation, Chester, CT (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,189


1. A Conductive Lightning Protective Screen (CLPS), the CLPS comprising:a screen structure,wherein the screen structure includes a plurality of openings, wherein each of the plurality of openings are defined by a plurality of sidewalls,
wherein each of the plurality of openings shares at least one sidewall of the plurality of sidewalls of an adjacent opening,
wherein each of the plurality of openings having an opening width and an opening length of substantially equal size,
wherein each of the plurality of openings include a plurality of substantially equal internal angles, and
wherein the CLPS is coated with a conversion coating solution comprised at least partially of at least one of a solution comprising 5% butyl benzotriazole sodium salt and a solution comprising 7% ALODINE 5200.