Waterproof Softshell Construction

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20100151176A1
SERIAL NO

12337255

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The present invention provides a waterproof softshell construction having a face fabric layer, a laminate layer, and a back layer. The three layers are joined at a joint seam using a sonic welder. The joint seam is covered by a seam seal, the seam seal including face fabric tape, having a first major surface and a second major surface, and stretch adhesive located on at least the first major surface of the face fabric tape. The present invention also provides a method for preparing a waterproof softshell construction. The present invention further provides a waterproof softshell construction prepared by a process including the steps of joining a face fabric layer, a laminate layer, and a backer layer at a joint seam by sonic welding and attaching face fabric tape to the joint seam using stretch adhesive.

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THE NORTH FACE APPAREL CORP3411 SILVERSIDE ROAD WILMINGTON DE 19810

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chan, Kin Siang Kong Hercules, US 1 4
Ly, John Thiet Richmond, US 5 16
Munro, Neil Tappan San Francisco, US 1 4

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