Production of product sheets having waved marginal portions

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5545426
SERIAL NO

08408141

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Sheet products having a waved marginal portion are prepared by passing a sheet of a plastic material through and compressing the sheet between shaped circumferential rollers which are positioned and configured to provide therebetween a plurality of differing nip clearance gap distances and to compress the sheet to form an intermediate sheet portion flanked by a marginal waved flanking portion and a second flanking portion, wherein the intermediate portion has a thickness greater than the second portion which, in turn, has a thickness greater than the marginal waved portion.

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NESTEC S.A.VEVEY1436

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hsu, Jau Y Brookfield, CT 18 157
Orzech, Thomas S New Milford, CT 5 56

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 4717328 Slitter-corrugator apparatus for pasta 5 1986
* 4780329 Pasta ribbon having aligned slits with rippled edges 3 1987
 
THE BOEING COMPANY (1)
* 4559005 Machine for forming composite material into fillets 28 1984
 
FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA, INC. (1)
* 5167980 Horizontal extrusion of edge rippled snack product 6 1991
 
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (1)
* 4732638 Apparatus for rolling bead rings 6 1985
 
NIPPON PETROCHEMICALS CO., LTD. (1)
* 4614632 Method and apparatus for continuously forming embossed sheets 47 1984
 
GENERAL MILLS, INC. (2)
* 4289470 Lasagna noodle rippler 10 1980
* 5336076 Nip gap setting apparatus for use in a dough passing device 9 1993
 
NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
* 4499040 Production of stamped plastic sheet 15 1982
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2004/0121,060 Narrow wavy noodle and extrusion die for manufacturing the same 0 2003
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