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

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5498459
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08443302

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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
Mokhtar, Ahmed M Laquey, MO 2 31
Popper, Peter Wilmington, DE 36 488
Walker, William C Wilmington, DE 11 260
Yngve, Paul W Chapin, SC 14 113

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
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
* 2003/0115,701 Bristles having varying stiffness 3 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
* 2006/0207,077 Method of producing and a chenille-like textured type yarn, trim, and fabric 1 2006
* 8205425 Cascade guide 0 2007
 
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (11)
* 5906877 Moisture stable tuftstring carpet 18 1996
* 5939166 Moisture stable tuftstring carpet 13 1997
6269759 Apparatus for producing a stitched pile surface structure 6 1999
* 6720058 Velour-like pile articles and pile surface structures and methods of making 24 2000
* 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
* 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 (3)
6638384 Method and apparatus for making bristle subassemblies 6 2000
6543083 Bristles having varying stiffness 4 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
 
BELMONT TEXTILE MACHINERY COMPANY (1)
* 6494922 Apparatus and method for wrapping of fine denier yarns space dyeing and subsequently unwrapping the fine denier yarns for further processing, intermediate yarn product and space-dyed fine denier yarn 3 1999
* Cited By Examiner