Fastener molding

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7217119
APP PUB NO 20060263463A1
SERIAL NO

11131780

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The invention relates to fastener molding. In one aspect, a molding apparatus for forming a sheet-form fastener product includes a first ring defining a plurality of voids extending inwardly from a circumferential surface of the ring. The voids are circumferentially spaced apart from one another by portions of the ring including recessed regions that partially define molding cavities. The molding apparatus also includes multiple plug members configured to be disposed within the voids. The plug members and the portions of the ring therebetween cooperate to define the molding cavities when the plug members are disposed within the voids. The molding cavities are shaped to mold, from molten resin forced into the molding cavities from a peripheral surface of the molding apparatus, an array of fastener elements having overhanging heads for releasable engagement with a mating fastener product.

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VELCRO BVBADEINZE, BE200

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Clarner, Mark A Concord, NH 41 289
Clune, William P Hillsborough, NH 36 401

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