Valinge Gets U.S. Patent on Resilient Locking

Viken, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2013 --  Valinge said that it will be issued a U.S. patent next month for the mechanical locking of resilient floorboards.

The patent, to be issued Feb. 5, protects methods for assembling resilient floorboards provided with a mechanical locking system by using the bending properties of the floorboard.

The patent reduces the force required for locking the floorboards together.