Method of making an abrasive article

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5667540
SERIAL NO

08614887

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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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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANYST PAUL, MN8978

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bell, Donald R White Bear Township, County of Ramsey, MN 16 436
Chesley, Jason A Hudson, WI 24 866
Rude, Harold E Roseville, MN 16 464
Sheffield, William F Oakdale, MN 20 628
Slama, David F Vadnais Heights, MN 44 649
Stephens, Alan N Warwickshire, GB 10 383

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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 107 1983
* 4710414 Fastener assembly with heat shrinkable film cover 73 1984
* 4563380 Fastener assembly with improved temporary attachment layer 72 1984
* 4609581 Coated abrasive sheet material with loop attachment means 134 1985
* 4706914 Attaching assembly 83 1986
* 4761318 Loop fastener portion with thermoplastic resin attaching and anchoring layer 149 1986
* 4819309 Fastener with parts having projecting engaging portions 47 1987
* 4784890 Fastener assembly with peripheral temporary attachment layer 74 1987
* 4894060 Disposable diaper with improved hook fastener portion 524 1988
* 4931343 Sheet material used to form portions of fasteners 81 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 53 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 290 1990
* 5107626 Method of providing a patterned surface on a substrate 70 1991
5254194 Coated abrasive sheet material with loop material for attachment incorporated therein 97 1991
* 5231803 Automated random orbital abrading method 17 1992
* 5201101 Method of attaching articles and a pair of articles fastened by the method 104 1992
5242646 Method of making an interengaging fastener member 55 1992
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 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
* 5201147 Marine battery terminal cleaner tool 5 1992
 
Norton Company (1)
* 4644703 Plural layered coated abrasive 82 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
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (1)
5505747 Method of making an abrasive article 137 1994
 
AVCOR HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 4665909 Bandage 43 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 43 1988
* 5042221 Apparatus for applying wall covering and wall covering 41 1989
* 5060443 Anchor board system 49 1989
* 5133166 Structural assembly system 45 1990
* 5191692 Carpet jointing method 57 1991
* 5144786 Anchor board system 47 1991
 
Kanebo Bell-Touch, Ltd. (1)
* 4707893 Fabric fastener 32 1986
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (6)
* 4699622 Disposable diaper having an improved side closure 340 1986
* 5032122 Loop fastening material for fastening device and method of making same 186 1989
* 5058247 Mechanical fastening prong 103 1990
* 5116563 Process for producing a mechanical fastener 68 1990
* 5230851 Process of manufacturing a refastenable mechanical fastening system 74 1991
5318741 Process of making a refastenable mechanical fastening system 48 1993
 
MILLER, SANDRA L. (1)
* 5175965 Method for forming sandpaper disks 13 1990
 
DOWBRANDS L.P. (1)
* 5138750 Zipper for reclosable thermoplastic bag 78 1991
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
* 5067210 Surface-type fastener 98 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 119 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 148 1986
* 4814036 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 59 1987
* 4933224 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 93 1987
* 4870725 Pop-through touch fastener 57 1988
* 4872243 Multi-hook fastener member 120 1988
* 4984339 Hook for hook and loop fasteners 136 1988
* 4881997 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 91 1989
* 5110649 Separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 50 1990
* 5180618 Separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 47 1991
 
FIRST BRANDS CORPORATION (1)
* 5056933 Multiposition interlocking closure fastening device 46 1989
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ASTENJOHNSON, INC. (1)
* 2003/0173,048 Fabric support element for a papermaking machine 1 2003
 
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC (1)
* 2011/0159,794 ABRASIVE ARTICLE WITH OPEN STRUCTURE 0 2010
 
TEPCO LTD., LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (2)
6723142 Preformed abrasive articles and method for the manufacture of same 20 2002
* 2003/0226,318 Preformed abrasive articles and method for the manufacture of same 0 2002
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (34)
5840089 Method of making an abrasive article 54 1997
6949128 Method of making an abrasive product 45 2001
6846232 Backing and abrasive product made with the backing and method of making and using the backing and abrasive product 7 2001
6613113 Abrasive product and method of making the same 65 2001
* 2003/0150,169 Method of making an abrasive product 29 2001
6833014 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 57 2002
6866692 Preformed abrasive articles and method for the manufacture of same 20 2003
* 2006/0019,579 Non-loading abrasive article 21 2004
7294158 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 41 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
7258705 Abrasive article and methods of making same 3 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 9 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 12 2005
7553346 Abrasive product 29 2005
7384437 Apparatus for making abrasive article 27 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
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 2 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
 
Shinano Electric Refining Co., Ltd. (1)
* 6468138 Porous grinding tool and method for grinding a roll 8 1999
 
Johnson Abrasive Company, Inc. (1)
* 6099603 System and method of attaching abrasive articles to backing pads 12 1998
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
* 2004/0201,124 CONTINUOUS MOLDING OF FASTENER PRODUCTS AND THE LIKE AND PRODUCTS PRODUCED THEREBY 3 2003
* Cited By Examiner