CommScope Holding has been granted a patent for a mount designed to secure to a drop ceiling T-bar. The mount includes an adjustable clamp, stationary clamp, moveable support, and fastening mechanism. This innovation allows for easy installation and secure attachment of equipment to drop ceilings. GlobalData’s report on CommScope Holding gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on CommScope Holding, Collision avoidance system was a key innovation area identified from patents. CommScope Holding's grant share as of January 2024 was 58%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Mount for securing to drop ceiling t-bar

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: CommScope Holding Co Inc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11885461B2) discloses a mount designed to be secured to a drop ceiling T-bar. The mount includes a base with a slot, an adjustable clamp with an alignment component, stationary clamps, a moveable support with spring-loaded components, and a fastening mechanism. These components work together to engage and secure a T-bar between the adjustable clamp, stationary clamps, and moveable support. The mount is versatile, allowing for securement on T-bars of varying widths and thicknesses, supporting a load weight of up to 50 pounds.

Furthermore, the patent also covers a mount assembly that includes an electronic device, an adapter, and the mount itself. The assembly allows for the secure attachment of the electronic device to a drop ceiling T-bar. The mount assembly features equipment fasteners that engage and secure the adapter to the mount, providing a comprehensive solution for mounting electronic devices in a drop ceiling environment. Additionally, a method for mounting an electronic device to a drop ceiling T-bar is outlined, detailing the steps involved in using the mount to securely attach the device. The method includes moving the adjustable clamp, positioning the mount on the T-bar, and tightening the fastener mechanism to ensure a stable connection.

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