Abrading apparatus

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5725423
SERIAL NO

08807978

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A back-up pad is provided for supporting an abrasive article during abrading. The back-up pad includes a support portion, such as a polymeric backing, and an engaging portion, such as a loop material, for engaging hooking stems projecting from the abrasive article.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing CompanyST PAUL, MN2022

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Barry, John L North St. Paul, MN 8 252
Bell, Donald R White Bear Township, Ramsey County, MN 16 439
Chesley, Jason A Hudson, WI 24 878
Rude, Harold E Roseville, MN 16 467
Sheffield, William F Oakdale, MN 20 634
Slama, David F Vadnais Heights, MN 44 662
Stephens, Alan N Warwickshire, GB 10 386

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (25)
* 4322875 Two strip materials used for forming fasteners 86 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 536 1988
* 4931343 Sheet material used to form portions of fasteners 82 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 28 1989
* 5100400 Disposable diaper with thermoplastic material anchored hook fastener portion 33 1989
* 5040275 Strip material used for forming fasteners 54 1990
* 5149573 Highly transparent strip material used for forming fasteners 52 1990
* 5196266 Reclosable mechanical fastener based on a composite article 44 1990
* 5077870 Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 293 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 18 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] (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 65 1990
 
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 89 1987
 
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 44 1988
* 5042221 Apparatus for applying wall covering and wall covering 42 1989
* 5060443 Anchor board system 50 1989
* 5133166 Structural assembly system 46 1990
* 5191692 Carpet jointing method 59 1991
* 5144786 Anchor board system 48 1991
 
Kanebo Bell-Touch, Ltd. (1)
* 4707893 Fabric fastener 32 1986
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (6)
* 4699622 Disposable diaper having an improved side closure 351 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 80 1991
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
* 5067210 Surface-type fastener 100 1990
 
GERD EISENBLATTER GMBH (1)
* 5201149 Lamellar end grinding tool 30 1991
 
The Butcher Company (1)
* 5054245 Combination of cleaning pads, cleaning pad mounting members and a base member for a rotary cleaning machine 36 1990
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (1)
* 5067822 Method of forming recloseable packages, profiles used therein, and packages produced thereby 121 1989
 
SIA SCHWEIZER SCHMIRGEL-UND SCHLEIFINDUSTRIE AG (1)
* 4437269 Abrasive and polishing sheets 86 1980
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (11)
* 4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 149 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
5315740 Hook for hook and loop fasteners 68 1992
5339499 Hook design for a hook and loop fastener 65 1993
 
FIRST BRANDS CORPORATION (1)
* 5056933 Multiposition interlocking closure fastening device 47 1989
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
* 6074292 Compounding, glazing, or polishing pad with vacuum action 9 1998
* 6244933 Random orbital finishing apparatus 14 1999
* 6482308 Canvas abrasive material and grinding process 11 1999
6394887 Apparatus for use with automated abrading equipment 17 2000
* 6814656 Surface treatment disks for rotary tools 26 2001
* 2008/0029,134 Powered cleaner/polisher 12 2007
10040170 Rotary sanding system 0 2016
 
PUCHEGGER PARKETT GROSS U. EINZELHANDEL GES.M.B.H. (1)
* 9314899 Grinding tool for the simultaneous sanding and polishing of floors 0 2010
 
APLIX (1)
* 2003/0233,777 Non-polluting display device and an associated notice and notice board 1 2003
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (11)
* 6234886 Multiple abrasive assembly and method 27 1997
* 6609951 Method of making a surface treating article 3 2000
6261164 Multiple abrasive assembly and method 18 2000
6786810 Abrasive article having a window system for polishing wafers, and methods 26 2002
6604985 Abrasive article having a window system for polishing wafers, and methods 15 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 3 2003
* 2005/0079,802 Engaging assembly for abrasive back-up pad 5 2003
* 2005/0227,599 Conversion pad with moisture barrier 7 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
 
Cerium Group Limited (1)
* 2013/0303,059 LENS SURFACING PAD 0 2013
 
PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES INCORPORATED (1)
* 6736712 Rotary sanding disk 4 1999
 
SUPFINA GRIESHABER GMBH & CO. KG (1)
* 2010/0022,167 Superfinish Machine with an Endless Polishing Band and Method for Operating a Superfinish Machine 1 2009
 
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC (1)
* 2011/0159,794 ABRASIVE ARTICLE WITH OPEN STRUCTURE 0 2010
 
VELCRO BVBA (1)
8597721 Touch fastener configuration and manufacturing 0 2012
 
S.C. JOHNSON & SON, INC. (3)
7313838 Powered cleaner/polisher 24 2003
* 2004/0103,490 Powered cleaner/polisher 5 2003
7565712 Powered cleaner/polisher 13 2007
 
PUCHEGGER PARKETT GROSS U. EINZELHANDLE GES. M.B.H. (1)
* 2013/0178,137 Grinding Tool for the Simultaneous Sanding and Polishing of Floors 1 2010
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER COMPANIES, INC. (1)
* 2011/0028,993 MATERIAL FOR MECHANICAL SKIN RESURFACING TECHNIQUES 4 2006
 
GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (2)
* 8910350 Fastening system 25 2011
* 2013/0125,350 FASTENING SYSTEM 0 2011
 
PSILOQUEST, INC. (1)
* 2007/0015,444 SMOOTHING PAD FOR BARE SEMICONDUCTOR WAFERS 2 2006
* Cited By Examiner