Laminated hook fastener

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5744080
SERIAL NO

08651170

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An extruded hook fastener strip is created on a roll having hook forming cavities in its surface by extruding plastic material into the interface between the forming roll and a second strip carried by a backing roll. The second strip is firmly bonded to the fastener strip on that side opposite the formed hooks.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V.CURACAO23

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kennedy, William J Manchester, NH 14 573
Provost, George A Manchester, NH 83 2137
Rocha, Gerald F Bedford, NH 17 802

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
* 5441687 Method and apparatus for manufacturing a material-backed engaging member for surface fastener 61 1993
 
KURARAY CO., LTD. (1)
* 4931344 Fastener component 84 1988
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
* 4784890 Fastener assembly with peripheral temporary attachment layer 75 1987
 
ERBLOK ASSOCIATES, C/O THOMPSON & THOMPSON (1)
* 4999067 Method for making a hermaphrodite hook and loop fasteners 58 1989
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (5)
* 4794028 Method for continuously producing a multi-hook fastner member and product of the method 189 1986
* 4726975 Method and apparatus for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 51 1986
* 4933224 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 93 1987
* 4872243 Multi-hook fastener member 122 1988
* 5260015 Method for making a laminated hook fastener 140 1991
 
SCOVILL APPAREL FASTENERS INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
* 4451421 Continuous casting of stringers for sliding clasp fasteners 19 1982
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
YKK CORPORATION (6)
* 5951931 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 35 1997
8043541 Systems and methods of installing hook fastener elements in a mold assembly 3 2009
* 2010/0176,538 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF INSTALLING HOOK FASTENER ELEMENTS IN A MOLD ASSEMBLY 5 2009
7998548 Male surface fastener member for use in a cushion body mold and manufacturing method thereof 7 2009
8795564 Male surface fastener member for use in a cushion body mold and manufacturing method thereof 2 2010
9445650 Male surface fastener member for use in a cushion body mold and manufacturing method thereof 1 2014
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
8082683 Strap wrap 0 2007
9980859 Absorbent article having a fastening system with improved flexibility 0 2014
 
YKK CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
* 2009/0300,890 FLEXIBLE FASTENER STRIP ASSEMBLY AND METHODS OF ASSEMBLING THE SAME 6 2008
 
CONOPCO, INC., D/B/A UNILEVER (1)
* 2008/0104,787 Motorized personal skin care implement 21 2006
 
VELCRO BVBA (20)
6913810 Interface tape 3 2002
8778243 Composite hook and loop fasteners, methods of their manufacture, and products containing them 1 2002
7395583 Hook engageable loops 4 2002
* 7785691 Flexible building construction laminates with fasteners 1 2003
* 2006/0154,017 Wide area fastener laminates for flooring and other surfaces 5 2003
* 7172008 Hook fasteners and methods of making the same 29 2003
* 2005/0060,849 Coextruded hook fasteners 10 2003
* 7373699 Plastic sheet reinforcement 2 2003
7461437 Articles and methods of their formation 4 2004
* 2006/0101,626 Articles and methods of their formation 2 2004
* 7108814 Molded touch fasteners and methods of manufacture 3 2004
* 2006/0110,572 Molded touch fasteners and methods of manufacture 5 2004
7601284 Molding fastener elements on folded substrate 2 2005
* 2006/0226,571 Molding fastener elements on folded substrate 1 2005
7462313 Snap closures 0 2005
7556405 Mounting light emitting diodes 11 2006
* 2007/0025,108 Mounting light emitting diodes 7 2006
8061886 Securing electrical devices 7 2009
8440912 Securing electrical devices 1 2011
8549714 Composite hook and loop fasteners, methods of their manufacture, and products containing them 3 2013
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
* 7897078 Methods of manufacturing a stretched mechanical fastening web laminate 55 2004
* 2011/0144,609 STRETCHED MECHANICAL FASTENING WEB LAMINATE 3 2011
 
SEROLA BIOMECHANICS, INC. (3)
* 8628488 Compression wrap 15 2006
* 2008/0188,788 Compression Wrap 10 2006
9320639 Compression wrap 6 2013
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (11)
6730069 Cloth-like mechanical fastener 40 2001
* 2005/0131,372 Absorbent articles with removable protective wing portions 6 2003
* 2005/0241,119 Refastenable garment attachment means with low impact on the garment 12 2004
7444722 Refastenable absorbent garment 10 2005
* 2006/0090,307 Refastenable absorbent garment 2 2005
9468569 Absorbent article having a fastening system and waist elastic with low load loss properties 0 2013
9339425 Absorbent article having a fastening system adapted to enhance gasketing 0 2013
9597237 Absorbent article having a fastening system 1 2013
9615980 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2014
9480611 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2014
9849043 Absorbent article having a protected fastening system 1 2015
 
NIKE, INC. (2)
7500323 Article of footwear including a fastening system 9 2005
* 2007/0033,836 Article of footwear including a fastening system 18 2005
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (14)
* 6280670 Post- forming heads on fastener elements 25 1997
* 6174476 Molding fastener products having backings 30 1998
* 6482286 Continuous molding of fastener products using a pressure roll having a resilient surface 7 1999
6737147 Laminated hook fastener 19 2000
* 6540863 Forming fastener components of multiple streams of resin 26 2001
* 6660121 Continuous molding of fastener products and the like and products produced thereby 9 2002
* 2004/0201,124 CONTINUOUS MOLDING OF FASTENER PRODUCTS AND THE LIKE AND PRODUCTS PRODUCED THEREBY 3 2003
* 2004/0187,275 Laminated hook fastener 13 2004
* 2005/0153,097 Interface tape 0 2005
* 2007/0101,557 Bendable fastener strips 0 2005
* 2006/0249,870 Molding fastener stems onto substrate 12 2006
* 2007/0134,465 Hook fasteners and methods of making the same 5 2007
* 2009/0035,509 Touch Fasteners With Embedded Fibers 2 2007
* 2009/0038,239 Securing Flooring Materials 0 2008
 
REEBOK INTERNATIONAL LTD. (3)
* 6857204 Closure system 15 2002
7159341 Closure system 8 2005
7900273 Closure system 0 2006
 
RESMED LIMITED (4)
* 7036508 Harness assembly for a nasal mask 41 2002
8522785 Inextensible headgear and CPAP or ventilator mask assembly with the same 1 2003
* 2007/0267,021 Harness assembly for a nasal mask 3 2006
9597473 Inextensible headgear and CPAP or ventilator mask assembly with same 0 2013
 
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0097,794 Self-hanging poster board 0 2003
 
Cooley, Incorporated (1)
* 6453591 System and method for creating a message display 1 2000
* Cited By Examiner