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

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5547732
SERIAL NO

08440957

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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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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANYWILMINGTON, DE4566

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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 West Grove, PA 2 31
Staunton, Harold F Avondale, PA 10 77
Walker, William C Wilmington, DE 11 260
Yngve, Paul W Chapin, SC 14 113

Cited Art Landscape

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

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CHATHAM, INC. (1)
6588192 Methods of making new chenille yarns for high speed weaving applications and improved product wear performance 1 1999
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (9)
* 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
* 2004/0040,643 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 0 2003
* 2004/0043,185 Method and apparatus for making articles having bristles 0 2003
* 8205425 Cascade guide 0 2007
 
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (2)
* 5939166 Moisture stable tuftstring carpet 13 1997
6720058 Velour-like pile articles and pile surface structures and methods of making 24 2000
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (9)
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
6660117 Method for making articles having bristles 2 2001
* 2003/0124,302 Method and apparatus for making pile assemblies and products therefrom 2 2002
* 2003/0104,161 Elongated pile sub-assembly, guide apparatus and pile sub-assembly articles of manufacture 7 2002
 
ULTRAFAB, INC. (1)
6711858 Pile weatherstripping 9 2000
 
TRUE ELKIN, INC. (1)
* 6107218 Chenille yarn for high speed weaving applications and improved product wear performance 3 1998
 
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
* 2003/0221,271 Bristle sub-assemblies and method of making same 1 2003
* Cited By Examiner