Method of making an abrasive article

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5505747
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08181193

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A method for making an abrasive article is disclosed, including the steps of providing a substrate having abrasive means on one surface, and providing a plurality of hooking stems on the opposite surface thereof. Several illustrative variations of the inventive method are disclosed.

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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANYST PAUL, MN8719

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bell, Donald R White Bear Township, Ramsey County, MN 16 426
Chesley, Jason A St. Croix, WI 24 823
Rude, Harold E Roseville, MN 16 454
Sheffield, William F Oakdale, MN 20 606
Slama, David F Vadnais Heights, MN 42 616
Stephens, Alan N Warwickshire, GB 10 374

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (25)
* 4322875 Two strip materials used for forming fasteners 84 1980
* 4454183 Strip material with heat-formed hooked heads 106 1983
* 4710414 Fastener assembly with heat shrinkable film cover 70 1984
* 4563380 Fastener assembly with improved temporary attachment layer 69 1984
* 4609581 Coated abrasive sheet material with loop attachment means 133 1985
* 4706914 Attaching assembly 82 1986
* 4761318 Loop fastener portion with thermoplastic resin attaching and anchoring layer 147 1986
* 4819309 Fastener with parts having projecting engaging portions 46 1987
* 4784890 Fastener assembly with peripheral temporary attachment layer 71 1987
* 4894060 Disposable diaper with improved hook fastener portion 505 1988
* 4931343 Sheet material used to form portions of fasteners 80 1988
* 4875259 Intermeshable article 119 1988
* 5088164 Container with intermeshable closure members 48 1989
* 4959265 Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape fastener for releasably attaching an object to a fabric 154 1989
* 4910062 Sheet material used to form portions of fasteners 27 1989
* 5100400 Disposable diaper with thermoplastic material anchored hook fastener portion 33 1989
* 5040275 Strip material used for forming fasteners 52 1990
* 5149573 Highly transparent strip material used for forming fasteners 51 1990
* 5196266 Reclosable mechanical fastener based on a composite article 43 1990
* 5077870 Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 286 1990
* 5107626 Method of providing a patterned surface on a substrate 69 1991
5254194 Coated abrasive sheet material with loop material for attachment incorporated therein 94 1991
* 5231803 Automated random orbital abrading method 16 1992
* 5201101 Method of attaching articles and a pair of articles fastened by the method 101 1992
* 5242646 Method of making an interengaging fastener member 55 1992
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 4410327 Diaper 67 1981
* 4897891 Dust Ruffles for a bed with an improved fastener system 20 1988
* 5174795 Flexible abrasive pad with ramp edge surface 64 1990
 
NORTON COMPANY (1)
* 4644703 Plural layered coated abrasive 81 1986
 
TRECO PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 4653582 Point indicating system for combat sports 25 1985
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA L.L.C. (1)
* 4822658 Carpet backing and installation system 87 1987
 
AVCOR HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 4665909 Bandage 40 1985
 
S.C. JOHNSON HOME STORAGE, INC. (1)
* 5066444 Process and apparatus for reducing color contamination in the process recycle of zippered thermoplastic bags 38 1990
 
Tac-Fast Systems SA (6)
* 4974384 Structural assembly system 42 1988
* 5042221 Apparatus for applying wall covering and wall covering 41 1989
* 5060443 Anchor board system 47 1989
* 5133166 Structural assembly system 44 1990
* 5191692 Carpet jointing method 57 1991
* 5144786 Anchor board system 46 1991
 
Kanebo Bell-Touch, Ltd. (1)
* 4707893 Fabric fastener 32 1986
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (6)
* 4699622 Disposable diaper having an improved side closure 329 1986
* 5032122 Loop fastening material for fastening device and method of making same 184 1989
* 5058247 Mechanical fastening prong 101 1990
* 5116563 Process for producing a mechanical fastener 67 1990
* 5230851 Process of manufacturing a refastenable mechanical fastening system 73 1991
5318741 Process of making a refastenable mechanical fastening system 47 1993
 
MILLER, SANDRA L. (1)
* 5175965 Method for forming sandpaper disks 13 1990
 
DOWBRANDS L.P. (1)
* 5138750 Zipper for reclosable thermoplastic bag 77 1991
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
* 5067210 Surface-type fastener 95 1990
 
GERD EISENBLATTER GMBH (1)
* 5201149 Lamellar end grinding tool 29 1991
 
The Butcher Company (1)
* 5054245 Combination of cleaning pads, cleaning pad mounting members and a base member for a rotary cleaning machine 34 1990
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 5067822 Method of forming recloseable packages, profiles used therein, and packages produced thereby 118 1989
 
SIA SCHWEIZER SCHMIRGEL-UND SCHLEIFINDUSTRIE AG (1)
* 4437269 Abrasive and polishing sheets 86 1980
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (9)
* 4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
* 4814036 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 55 1987
* 4933224 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 91 1987
* 4870725 Pop-through touch fastener 54 1988
* 4872243 Multi-hook fastener member 118 1988
* 4984339 Hook for hook and loop fasteners 135 1988
* 4881997 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 88 1989
* 5110649 Separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 47 1990
* 5180618 Separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 44 1991
 
FIRST BRANDS CORPORATION (1)
* 5056933 Multiposition interlocking closure fastening device 45 1989
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (6)
* 5766277 Coated abrasive article and method of making same 58 1996
* 6054091 J hook-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 75 1996
* 5962120 Abrasive article back up pad with foam layer 20 1997
5785784 Abrasive articles method of making same and abrading apparatus 38 1997
* 5863847 Surface treated backings for coated abrasive articles 24 1998
* 5922784 Coated abrasive article and method of making same 13 1998
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 2006/0210,774 Flexible formed sheets for treating surfaces 2 2004
8375529 Touch engageable fastener 3 2009
* 2010/0199,450 Flexible Formed Sheets for Treating Surfaces 2 2009
 
APLIX (2)
* 9278469 Injection-moulded article comprising a field of hooks obtained by moulding 0 2009
* 2011/0111,165 INJECTION-MOULDED ARTICLE COMPRISING A FIELD OF HOOKS OBTAINED BY MOULDING 6 2009
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (113)
5672186 Method of making an abrasive article 54 1996
5667540 Method of making an abrasive article 23 1996
* 5876268 Method and article for the production of optical quality surfaces on glass 21 1997
* 5910471 Abrasive article for providing a clear surface finish on glass 48 1997
* 5888119 Method for providing a clear surface finish on glass 33 1997
* 6024824 Method of making articles in sheet form, particularly abrasive articles 76 1997
5840089 Method of making an abrasive article 48 1997
6234886 Multiple abrasive assembly and method 22 1997
* 6121143 Abrasive articles comprising a fluorochemical agent for wafer surface modification 89 1997
* 6106922 Coextruded mechanical fastener constructions 50 1997
* 6142858 Backup pad for abrasive articles 20 1997
* 6095910 Surface treatment article having a quick release fastener 18 1997
6228134 Extruded alumina-based abrasive grit, abrasive products, and methods 57 1998
* 6080216 Layered alumina-based abrasive grit, abrasive products, and methods 53 1998
6194317 Method of planarizing the upper surface of a semiconductor wafer 142 1998
6261682 Abrasive articles including an antiloading composition 67 1998
6299508 Abrasive article with integrally molded front surface protrusions containing a grinding aid and methods of making and using 62 1998
6186866 Abrasive article with separately formed front surface protrusions containing a grinding aid and methods of making and using 8 1998
6183346 Abrasive article with embossed isolation layer and methods of making and using 9 1998
6231629 Abrasive article for providing a clear surface finish on glass 20 1998
* 5989111 Method and article for the production of optical quality surfaces on glass 31 1998
* 6110015 Method for providing a clear surface finish on glass 13 1998
6354929 Abrasive article and method of grinding glass 56 1999
6179887 Method for making an abrasive article and abrasive articles thereof 43 1999
6303062 Mechanical fastener and method for making the same 12 1999
6258201 Method of making articles in sheet form, particularly abrasive articles 37 1999
6319108 Metal bond abrasive article comprising porous ceramic abrasive composites and method of using same to abrade a workpiece 152 1999
* 6155910 Method and article for the production of optical quality surfaces on glass 23 1999
6592800 Apparatus and method for making a mechanical fastener 15 1999
6746311 Polishing pad with release layer 11 2000
6367128 Self-mating reclosable mechanical fastener 72 2000
6489003 Elastic fastener 26 2000
6634929 Method for grinding glass 16 2000
6264710 Layered alumina-based abrasive grit abrasive products, and methods 49 2000
* 6511701 Coatings and methods 12 2000
6413287 Method for making an abrasive article and abrasive articles thereof 18 2000
* 6609951 Method of making a surface treating article 3 2000
6261164 Multiple abrasive assembly and method 16 2000
6312315 Abrasive article with separately formed front surface protrusions containing a grinding aid and methods of making and using 5 2000
6371837 Method of refining a surface 23 2000
6588074 Self-mating reclosable binding strap and fastener 88 2001
6546604 Self-mating reclosable mechanical fastener and binding strap 50 2001
6962635 Method for making a stem web 10 2001
* 2001/0018,110 Method for making a stem web 26 2001
* 2001/0016,245 Web having discrete stem regions 18 2001
7091952 Liquid proof switch array 2 2001
6690360 Liquid proof switch array 6 2001
* 2002/0163,451 Liquid proof switch array 2 2001
6470540 Mechanical fastener and method for making the same 23 2001
6722952 Abrasive article suitable for abrading glass and glass ceramic workpieces 17 2001
6949128 Method of making an abrasive product 42 2001
6846232 Backing and abrasive product made with the backing and method of making and using the backing and abrasive product 6 2001
6613113 Abrasive product and method of making the same 60 2001
* 2003/0150,169 Method of making an abrasive product 28 2001
6758734 Coated abrasive article 15 2002
6827459 Lighted fastening structure 0 2002
6740832 Apparatus exhibiting tactile feel 0 2002
* 2003/0184,991 Lighted fastening structure 1 2002
6773474 Coated abrasive article 15 2002
6833014 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 54 2002
6755878 Abrasive articles and methods of making and using the same 2 2002
* 2003/0015,819 Elastic fastener 1 2002
6682574 Binder for abrasive articles, abrasive articles including the same and method of making same 2 2002
7044835 Abrasive article and methods for grinding glass 4 2002
* 2003/0181,144 Abrasive article and methods for grinding glass 5 2002
6817935 Method of making a surface treating article and such a surface treating article 0 2003
6988941 Engaging assembly for abrasive back-up pad 2 2003
* 2005/0079,802 Engaging assembly for abrasive back-up pad 5 2003
6843815 Coated abrasive articles and method of abrading 44 2003
7150770 Coated abrasive article with tie layer, and method of making and using the same 5 2004
7150771 Coated abrasive article with composite tie layer, and method of making and using the same 4 2004
* 2005/0279,029 Coated abrasive article with composite tie layer, and method of making and using the same 2 2004
* 2005/0282,029 Polymerizable composition and articles therefrom 1 2004
* 2006/0019,579 Non-loading abrasive article 21 2004
* 2006/0026,904 Composition, coated abrasive article, and methods of making the same 8 2004
7182682 Apparatus for making a surface treating article 0 2004
* 2005/0064,056 Method of making a surface treating article and such a surface treating article 0 2004
7294158 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 37 2004
6969412 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 4 2004
* 2005/0097,824 Backing and abrasive product made with the backing and method of making and using the backing and abrasive product 8 2004
6936083 Treated backing and method of making the same 6 2004
* 2005/0100,739 Treated backing and method of making the same 1 2004
7344574 Coated abrasive article, and method of making and using the same 6 2005
7344575 Composition, treated backing, and abrasive articles containing the same 10 2005
* 2006/0288,647 Coated abrasive article, and method of making and using the same 3 2005
* 2006/0288,648 Composition, treated backing, and abrasive articles containing the same 6 2005
7258705 Abrasive article and methods of making same 2 2005
7252694 Abrasive article and methods of making same 11 2005
* 2007/0028,525 ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME 11 2005
* 2007/0028,526 ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME 7 2005
7393269 Abrasive filter assembly and methods of making same 6 2005
7390244 Abrasive article mounting assembly and methods of making same 4 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
* 2007/0066,197 ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME 11 2005
7553346 Abrasive product 26 2005
7384437 Apparatus for making abrasive article 24 2005
7297170 Method of using abrasive product 26 2005
* 2006/0048,704 Apparatus for making abrasive article 2 2005
* 2006/0048,454 Abrasive product 2 2005
7329175 Abrasive article and methods of making same 8 2005
* 2006/0148,390 Abrasive article and methods of making same 6 2005
7452265 Abrasive article and methods of making same 7 2006
* 2008/0153,407 ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME 1 2006
8092707 Compositions and methods for modifying a surface suited for semiconductor fabrication 2 2007
* 2008/0081,546 DUST VACUUMING ABRASIVE TOOL 12 2007
7892074 Surface modifying tool adapter using a plurality of surface modifying article inserts for use in a surface modifying system 0 2008
7731573 Method, system, and apparatus for modifying surfaces 2 2008
* 2009/0191,376 METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM USING ADAPTER ASSEMBLY FOR MODIFYING SURFACES 0 2008
8052506 Method, system, and apparatus for modifying surfaces 2 2010
* 2010/0120,342 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR MODIFYING SURFACES 1 2010
8790164 Method, system, and apparatus for modifying surfaces 1 2011
 
Cerium Group Limited (1)
* 2013/0303,059 LENS SURFACING PAD 0 2013
 
Ball Burnishing Machine Tools Limited (1)
* 7921500 Flexible formed sheets for treating surfaces 1 2009
 
INCINTA LLC (1)
* 7993725 Thermoformed product with coined region 2 2009
 
Johnson Abrasive Company, Inc. (1)
* 6099603 System and method of attaching abrasive articles to backing pads 12 1998
 
TAIWAN PAIHO LIMITED (3)
* 8609218 Mushroom-type hook strap for mechanical fasteners 0 2012
* 2012/0174,348 METHOD FOR MAKING MUSHROOM-TYPE HOOK STRAP AND MUSHROOM-TYPE HOOK STRAP MADE THEREBY 0 2012
* 9259060 Mushroom-type hook strap for mechanical fasteners 0 2013
 
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC (25)
8287611 Abrasive articles and methods for making same 2 2006
7591865 Method of forming structured abrasive article 9 2006
* 2006/0207,187 Method of forming structured abrasive article 9 2006
* 2006/0194,038 Abrasive articles and methods for making same 14 2006
* 2006/0242,910 Abrasive article having reaction activated chromophore 2 2006
8062394 High-performance resin for abrasive products 6 2006
* 2007/0011,951 High-performance resin for abrasive products 13 2006
8262757 Infrared cured abrasive articles 0 2007
* 2007/0240,365 Infrared cured abrasive articles and method of manufacture 0 2007
8435098 Abrasive article with cured backsize layer 2 2007
7947097 Low corrosion abrasive articles and methods for forming same 3 2007
* 2008/0148,650 LOW CORROSION ABRASIVE ARTICLES AND METHODS FOR FORMING SAME 12 2007
8449635 Abrasive articles and methods for making same 0 2008
* 2009/0145,044 ABRASIVE ARTICLES AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME 1 2008
* 2009/0233,528 Floor sanding sponge pads 1 2009
8628596 Method of forming structured abrasive article 1 2009
* 2010/0005,727 METHOD OF FORMING STRUCTURED ABRASIVE ARTICLE 7 2009
* 2010/0227,531 ACRYLATE COLOR-STABILIZED PHENOLIC BOUND ABRASIVE PRODUCTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME 0 2009
8574040 Multi-air aqua reservoir moist sanding system 2 2009
* 2010/0167,630 MULTI-AIR AQUA RESERVOIR MOIST SANDING SYSTEM 0 2009
8871331 Anti-loading abrasive article 0 2010
* 2011/0165,364 ANTI-LOADING ABRASIVE ARTICLE 1 2010
8802791 High-performance resin for abrasive products 0 2011
9656366 Abrasive article having a non-uniform distribution of openings 0 2012
9221151 Abrasive articles including a blend of abrasive grains and method of forming same 0 2013
 
VELCRO BVBA (23)
* 5887320 Fastener component with flexible fastener members 20 1997
6960314 Molding of fastening hooks and other devices 4 2000
* 2002/0125,605 Molding of fastening hooks and other devices 6 2000
7048818 Hook and loop fastening 36 2001
* 2002/0022,108 Hook and loop fastening 16 2001
6708378 Fasteners and methods of making fasteners 19 2001
8778243 Composite hook and loop fasteners, methods of their manufacture, and products containing them 1 2002
6996880 Fastener elements and methods of manufacture 48 2003
7052638 Hook and loop fastener 15 2003
* 2004/0031,130 Hook and loop fastener 6 2003
7275290 Touch fasteners 12 2004
7727440 Methods of making fastener products 2 2004
* 2005/0091,805 Methods of making fastener products 4 2004
* 2006/0048,347 Fastener elements and methods of manufacture 2 2005
D578772 Bristle array 7 2005
7785095 Molding apparatus and related methods 3 2008
9637926 Membrane roofing 0 2009
* 2009/0255,201 MEMBRANE ROOFING 8 2009
RE42475 Fasteners engageable with loops of nonwoven fabrics and with other open structures, and methods and machines for making fasteners 2 2009
8678807 Molding apparatus and related methods 0 2010
9752326 Membrane roofing 0 2012
8562769 Forming construction underlayment 0 2012
8549714 Composite hook and loop fasteners, methods of their manufacture, and products containing them 1 2013
 
VISTA PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
7210587 Method and display for selling window coverings 8 2004
 
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. (4)
6946182 Fringed surface structures obtainable in a compression molding process 26 2000
* 6511734 Method and apparatus for producing a surface-structured, film semi-finished product with the application of pressure 4 2001
6872438 Profile or molding having a fringed surface structure 6 2002
6863952 Multilayered, surface-structured semi-finished product consisting of thermoplastics and film-structuring method 0 2002
 
SUNTEK INDUSTRIES LTD. (1)
* 2009/0280,734 Coated Abrasive Disk Comprising A Loop Fabric Layer and Preparation Thereof 2 2007
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (4)
6280670 Post- forming heads on fastener elements 22 1997
* 2004/0201,124 CONTINUOUS MOLDING OF FASTENER PRODUCTS AND THE LIKE AND PRODUCTS PRODUCED THEREBY 3 2003
* 2005/0015,938 Composite touch fasteners and methods of their manufacture 13 2004
* 2005/0118,388 Skin attachment member 18 2004
 
GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (1)
* 6287665 Method and device for producing a hook-and-pile type closure part from thermoplastic plastics 59 1999
 
Velero Industries B.V. (1)
7181812 Fastener elements and methods of manufacture 1 2005
* Cited By Examiner