US Patent No. 9,746,159

LIGHTING SYSTEM HAVING A SEALING SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,746,159
Issue Date August 29, 2017
Title Lighting System Having A Sealing System
Inventorship Robert Fletcher, Pasadena, CA (US)
Edward R Adams, Englewood, TN (US)
Paul Pickard, Acton, CA (US)
Raghuram L. V. Petluri, Cerritos, CA (US)
Assignee ECOSENSE LIGHTING INC., Los Angeles, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,746,159

1. A lighting system, comprising:
a housing having a base plate and a housing wall, the housing wall projecting in an upward direction away from the base plate,
the housing wall having an end and an interior side;

a container in the housing, the container having a visible light-transmissive top plate and a container wall, the container
wall projecting in a downward direction away from the top plate toward the base plate, the container wall having an end and
an exterior side;

a gasket interposed between the base plate and the end of the container wall, the gasket being configured for forming a seal
between the container wall and the base plate to form a sealed container;

a lighting module in the container, the lighting module including a semiconductor light-emitting device (“SLED”), the SLED
being configured for emitting light emissions along a central light emission axis toward the top plate;

a rail interposed between the interior side of the housing wall and the exterior side of the container wall, the rail having
a first side facing towards the interior side of the housing wall and having a second side facing toward the exterior side
of the container wall;

a first raised region forming a part of the interior side of the housing wall or forming a part of the first side of the rail,
and a second raised region forming a part of the exterior side of the container wall or forming a part of the second side
of the rail;

wherein the first raised region is configured for limiting movement of the rail away from the base plate along the upward
direction, and wherein the second raised region is configured for limiting movement of the container wall away from the base
plate along the upward direction.