Method and apparatus for making a pile article and the products thereof

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5472762
SERIAL NO

08017162

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An elongated pile article having a support strand for attachment to a plurality of yarn bundles, the yarn bundles including a dense portion with the filaments bonded to each other and bonded to the support strand, pile surface structure comprised of a plurality of elongated pile articles placed one next to the other, and a method and apparatus for making the elongated pile article.

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INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L.WILMINGTON, DE736

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Edwards, Donald W Wilmington, DE 24 424
Odle, James K Newark, DE 8 109
Popper, Peter Wilmington, DE 36 488
Sadler, Donald M Parkside, PA 3 31
Savidge, Todd J Townsend, DE 2 31
Staunton, Harold F Avondale, PA 10 77
Walker, William C Wilmington, DE 11 260
Yngve, Paul W Chapin, SC 14 113

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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
* 4770917 Sheet material used to form portions of fasteners 70 1985
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (3)
* 4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
* 4794028 Method for continuously producing a multi-hook fastner member and product of the method 185 1986
* 4872243 Multi-hook fastener member 118 1988
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
* 2003/0115,703 Bristles having varying stiffness 2 2003
* 2003/0115,708 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 1 2003
* 2004/0026,042 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies 1 2003
* 2004/0028,872 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies 5 2003
* 2004/0026,011 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies 6 2003
* 2004/0040,643 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 0 2003
* 2009/0094,899 Linear Weatherstripping and Dust Plugs Having Multidirectional Flexibility 0 2007
* 2010/0227,112 Composite Ply with Adhered Groupings of Fiber Fasteners 1 2010
 
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (13)
* 5906877 Moisture stable tuftstring carpet 18 1996
* 5939166 Moisture stable tuftstring carpet 13 1997
* 5804008 Method and apparatus for making a tuftstring carpet 7 1997
6203636 Method of imparting a graphic design to a substrate 6 1998
6269759 Apparatus for producing a stitched pile surface structure 6 1999
* 2002/0062,905 Process for bonding of stitched carpets 0 2000
6726976 Tufted pile structure having binder concentrated beneath the backstitches 6 2002
6967052 Stitched-bonded yarn surface structure 1 2002
6811870 Method for forming chenille yarns and the chenille yarns produced thereby 3 2002
* 2004/0069,402 Method for forming chenille yarns and the chenille yarns produced thereby 1 2002
* 2003/0082,334 Stitched pile surface structure and process and system for producing the same 2 2002
* 2004/0065,400 Stitched yarn surface structure and method of forming the same 0 2003
* 2005/0155,693 Process for bonding of stitched carpets 14 2003
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (7)
* 6269514 Monofilament bristle assemblies and methods of making brushes using same 16 1998
* 6096151 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 21 1998
6351868 Bristle sub-assemblies having parallel pairs of bristles; and methods 4 1999
6638384 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies 6 2000
6543083 Bristles having varying stiffness 4 2000
* 6434778 Monofilament bristle assemblies and methods of making brushes using same 6 2000
* 2003/0104,161 Elongated pile sub-assembly, guide apparatus and pile sub-assembly articles of manufacture 7 2002
 
Invisia North America S.a.r.l. (1)
6951590 Stitched pile surface structure and process and system for producing the same 2 2002
 
ULTRAFAB, INC. (3)
6711858 Pile weatherstripping 9 2000
7329450 Textile backed pile article and method for making same 4 2002
7896995 Textile backed pile article and method for making same 3 2007
 
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
* 2003/0221,271 Bristle sub-assemblies and method of making same 1 2003
* Cited By Examiner