Loop fastener portion with thermoplastic resin attaching and anchoring layer

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4761318
SERIAL NO

06902227

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A loop fastener portion including a soft flexible sheet-like fibrous structure having a multiplicity of loops along a first surface adapted to be releasably engaged by a mating fastener portion, and a layer of thermoplastic resin adhered to a second major surface of the fibrous structure which anchors the loops in the fibrous structure and is softenable by the application of heat to adhere the fastener portion to a substrate such as the surface of a disposable diaper.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing CompanyST PAUL, MN2022

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nestegard, Susan K Woodbury, MN 27 2468
Ott, Ronald L Lake Elmo, MN 10 771

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