Method of making an abrasive article

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5672186
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08615126

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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 Hudson, 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] (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 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
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (1)
5505747 Method of making an abrasive article 135 1994
 
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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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 6017351 Cosmetic method for removing detritus and foreign matter from the epidermis and a cosmetic abrasive pad for scrubbing the epidermis 12 1998
* 6196435 Sheet-or-tissue dispenser-box holder for clinic, vehicle, factory or household applications 9 1999
6364185 Sheet or tissue dispenser box holder for clinic, vehicle, factory or household applications 7 2001
6834773 Tissue dispenser 9 2002
 
GKN Lobro GmbH (1)
* 6364780 Driveshaft 5 2000
 
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC (1)
* 2011/0159,794 ABRASIVE ARTICLE WITH OPEN STRUCTURE 0 2010
 
VELCRO BVBA (3)
6899841 Stretched fasteners 7 2003
* 2004/0045,142 Stretched fasteners 0 2003
D578772 Bristle array 7 2005
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (72)
5840089 Method of making an abrasive article 48 1997
6193337 Abrasive sheet dispenser 4 1998
6197076 Abrasive article method of making same and abrading apparatus 33 1999
6506277 Abrasive sheet dispenser and method of use 3 2000
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
6773474 Coated abrasive article 15 2002
6833014 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 54 2002
7169199 Curable emulsions and abrasive articles therefrom 3 2002
6979713 Curable compositions and abrasive articles therefrom 5 2002
* 2004/0102,574 Curable emulsions and abrasive articles therefrom 4 2002
* 6814912 Heat treated high density structures 6 2002
* 2004/0111,844 Heat treated high density structures 3 2002
* 6982055 Multiheaded hook 4 2003
* 2004/0187,276 Multiheaded hook 8 2003
7007351 Heat treated high density structures 6 2004
* 2004/0163,222 Heat treated high density structures 0 2004
7121924 Abrasive articles, and methods of making and using the same 5 2004
* 2005/0233,678 Abrasive articles, and methods of making and using the same 5 2004
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
* 2006/0026,904 Composition, coated abrasive article, and methods of making the same 8 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
7044989 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 28 2004
* 2005/0130,568 Abrasive product, method of making and using the same, and apparatus for making the same 10 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
7618306 Conformable abrasive articles and methods of making and using the same 6 2005
* 2007/0066,186 Flexible abrasive article and methods of making and using the same 11 2005
* 2007/0066,185 Conformable abrasive articles and methods of making and using the same 1 2005
7765651 Multiheaded hook 4 2005
* 2006/0019,059 Multiheaded hook 2 2005
7553346 Abrasive product 26 2005
7384437 Apparatus for making abrasive article 24 2005
7297170 Method of using abrasive product 26 2005
* 2006/0156,634 Method of using abrasive product 3 2005
* 2006/0048,704 Apparatus for making abrasive article 2 2005
* 2006/0048,454 Abrasive product 2 2005
7189784 Curable compositions and abrasive articles therefrom 2 2005
* 2006/0041,065 Curable compositions and abrasive articles therefrom 5 2005
* 2007/0243,798 EMBOSSED STRUCTURED ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 8 2006
7410413 Structured abrasive article and method of making and using the same 7 2006
* 2007/0254,560 STRUCTURED ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 8 2006
* 2008/0233,845 ABRASIVE ARTICLES, ROTATIONALLY RECIPROCATING TOOLS, AND METHODS 3 2007
8038750 Structured abrasive with overlayer, and method of making and using the same 0 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
8057281 Methods of removing defects in surfaces 1 2008
* 2008/0233,837 METHODS OF REMOVING DEFECTS IN SURFACES 0 2008
8444458 Plasma treated abrasive article and method of making same 0 2008
* 2010/0255,254 PLASMA TREATED ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME 3 2008
D610430 Stem for a power tool attachment 5 2009
D606827 Small, portable power tool 13 2009
8628597 Method of sorting abrasive particles, abrasive particle distributions, and abrasive articles including the same 26 2009
* 2010/0326,894 METHOD OF SORTING ABRASIVE PARTICLES, ABRASIVE PARTICLE DISTRIBUTIONS, AND ABRASIVE ARTICLES INCLUDING THE SAME 3 2009
8425278 Structured abrasive article and method of using the same 3 2009
* 2011/0053,460 STRUCTURED ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME 6 2009
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
8758089 Abrasive articles, rotationally reciprocating tools, and methods 0 2012
8961632 Method of sorting abrasive particles, abrasive particle distributions, and abrasive articles including the same 0 2013
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
* 6439970 Method and apparatus for releasably attaching polishing pads to planarizing machines in mechanical and/or chemical-mechanical planarization of microelectronic-device substrate assemblies 1 2000
6416616 Apparatus for releasably attaching polishing pads to planarizing machines in mechanical and/or chemical-mechanical planarization of microelectronic-device substrate assemblies 4 2000
 
Cerium Group Limited (1)
* 2013/0303,059 LENS SURFACING PAD 0 2013
 
Johnson Abrasive Company, Inc. (1)
* 6099603 System and method of attaching abrasive articles to backing pads 12 1998
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (2)
* 6582642 Stretched fasteners 16 2000
* 2004/0201,124 CONTINUOUS MOLDING OF FASTENER PRODUCTS AND THE LIKE AND PRODUCTS PRODUCED THEREBY 3 2003
* Cited By Examiner