United States Patent 7,541,540


Expandable in-use outlet cover

Issued:  June 2, 2009

Assignee:  TayMac Corporation (Gilbert, AZ)

Inventors:  Shotey; Marcus J. (Scottsdale, AZ), Maltby; Edgar W. (Mesa, AZ)

Abstract:   A telescoping in-use cover assembly or box adapter that includes at least two inter-fitting members that enable the cover to be retracted to the wall when not in use and expanded to increase the depth of the outlet cover and allow a plug to be plugged into the outlet when the cover is disclosed. Specific implementations allow for vertical and horizontal mounting and installation, knockouts and/or adapter plates for conversion to alternate electrical configurations.