Abrasive article and methods of making and using the same

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7338355
APP PUB NO 20070287366A1
SERIAL NO

11423829

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An abrasive article having an apertured coated abrasive member, filter media, and an attachment interface member is formed by an ultrasonic welding process. The abrasive article is useful for abrading a workpiece.

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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANYST PAUL, MN8719

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nayar, Satinder K Woodbury, MN 31 300
Rowell, Timothy J St. Paul, MN 5 20
Sanders, Jr Rufus C Burnsville, MN 12 172

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (11)
RE31285 Method for manufacturing a filter of electrically charged electret fiber material and electret filters obtained according to said method 108 1981
4609581 Coated abrasive sheet material with loop attachment means 133 1985
4668558 Shaped plastic articles having replicated microstructure surfaces 180 1986
5175030 Microstructure-bearing composite plastic articles and method of making 307 1989
5069403 Drag reduction article 72 1990
5077870 Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 286 1990
5133516 Drag reduction article 97 1991
5514120 Liquid management member for absorbent articles 88 1993
5490878 Coated abrasive article and a method of making same 34 1994
5496507 Method of charging electret filter media 203 1994
5472481 Oily mist resistant electret filter media 120 1995
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
5131924 Abrasive sheet and method 60 1990
6190246 Sanding devices and the like for removing materials 30 1996
5900305 Laminated high efficiency filter 10 1997
* 6074292 Compounding, glazing, or polishing pad with vacuum action 9 1998
6482308 Canvas abrasive material and grinding process 10 1999
6575821 Abrasive belt for a belt grinding machine 24 2001
2004/0166,788 Sanding disc 12 2003
 
KAPPLER SAFETY GROUP, INC. (1)
5409761 Breathable non-woven composite barrier fabric and fabrication process 87 1993
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (20)
5691846 Ultra-flexible retroreflective cube corner composite sheetings and methods of manufacture 230 1995
6579161 Abrasive article 12 1996
6077601 Coated abrasive article 43 1998
6280824 Contoured layer channel flow filtration media 53 1999
6454839 Electrofiltration apparatus 21 1999
6589317 Structured surface filtration media array 11 2001
* 6790126 Agglomerate abrasive grain and a method of making the same 62 2001
6613113 Abrasive product and method of making the same 60 2001
2004/0098,923 Nonwoven abrasive articles and methods for making and using the same 15 2002
2004/0170,801 Net structure and method of making 18 2003
2004/0180,618 Sheet-form abrasive with dimples or perforations 7 2004
2006/0019,579 Non-loading abrasive article 21 2004
6923840 Flexible abrasive product and method of making and using the same 18 2004
2005/0020,190 Flexible abrasive product and method of making and using the same 54 2004
7252694 Abrasive article and methods of making same 11 2005
2007/0028,525 ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME 11 2005
7244170 Abrasive article and methods of making same 5 2005
2007/0066,198 Abrasive filter assembly and methods of making same 17 2005
2007/0066,199 Abrasive article mounting assembly and methods of making same 6 2005
2006/0148,390 Abrasive article and methods of making same 6 2005
 
TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
5057710 Electret materials and the method for preparing the electret materials 99 1990
 
JAPAN VILENE COMPANY, LTD. (1)
4592815 Method of manufacturing an electret filter 186 1985
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (2)
5059277 Adhesive-free bonding of continuously moving webs to form laminate web 29 1986
5058247 Mechanical fastening prong 101 1990
 
ROBERT CLARK (1)
6521067 Ultrasonic seam bonding method and apparatus 8 2001
 
DAN RIVER, INC. (1)
4282011 Woven fabrics containing glass fibers and abrasive belts made from same 50 1980
 
AMERICAN AIR FILTER COMPANY, INC. (1)
6267832 Method and apparatus for automated manufacture of unit filters 5 1999
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (4)
4374888 Nonwoven laminate for recreation fabric 283 1981
6773527 Method for obtaining improved ultrasonic bond strength 6 2002
2005/0133,145 Laminated absorbent product with ultrasonic bond 1 2003
2005/0133,146 Ultrasonic bonding of dissimilar materials 1 2003
 
Oy KWH Mirka AB (1)
2006/0280,908 Flexible grinding product and method of producing the same 4 2006
 
SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB (1)
6511566 Method of producing a fibrous material layer 8 1998
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
 
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC. (1)
5306545 Melt-blown non-woven fabric and laminated non-woven fabric material using the same 35 1992
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
6264194 Sheet handling device and images forming apparatus using the device 35 1999
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2008/0318,506 Abrasive article and method of making 4 2008
* 2010/0075,578 Abrasive polishing net with a stickable fiber layer 1 2008
 
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC (4)
* 8444454 Interface pad for use between an abrasive article and a support tool 1 2008
* 2009/0233,527 Interface pad for use between an abrasive article and a support tool 3 2008
8574040 Multi-air aqua reservoir moist sanding system 2 2009
* 2010/0167,630 MULTI-AIR AQUA RESERVOIR MOIST SANDING SYSTEM 0 2009
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (3)
7628829 Abrasive article and method of making and using the same 13 2007
* 2008/0229,672 ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 41 2007
* 2008/0233,850 ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 42 2007
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