Molding fastener products having backings

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6174476
SERIAL NO

09152044

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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 Owner(s)

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 14 556
Provost, George A Manchester, NH 83 1950
Rocha, Gerald F Bedford, NH 17 780

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 82 1988
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
4784890 Fastener assembly with peripheral temporary attachment layer 72 1987
 
ERBLOK ASSOCIATES, C/O THOMPSON & THOMPSON (1)
4999067 Method for making a hermaphrodite hook and loop fasteners 57 1989
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (6)
4794028 Method for continuously producing a multi-hook fastner member and product of the method 185 1986
4726975 Method and apparatus for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 50 1986
4933224 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 92 1987
4872243 Multi-hook fastener member 118 1988
5260015 Method for making a laminated hook fastener 136 1991
* 5744080 Laminated hook fastener 45 1996
 
SCOVILL APPAREL FASTENERS INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
4451421 Continuous casting of stringers for sliding clasp fasteners 19 1982
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TAIWAN PAIHO LIMITED (1)
* 9027211 Fastening strap and manufacturing method thereof 0 2012
 
VELCRO BVBA (14)
6544245 Bi-stable fastening 30 2001
6996880 Fastener elements and methods of manufacture 48 2003
* 7172008 Hook fasteners and methods of making the same 24 2003
* 2005/0060,849 Coextruded hook fasteners 8 2003
* 7373699 Plastic sheet reinforcement 2 2003
7422783 Submerged hooks 11 2004
7108814 Molded touch fasteners and methods of manufacture 3 2004
* 2006/0107,501 Submerged hooks 1 2004
* 2006/0110,572 Molded touch fasteners and methods of manufacture 4 2004
7601284 Molding fastener elements on folded substrate 2 2005
* 2006/0226,571 Molding fastener elements on folded substrate 1 2005
* 2006/0048,347 Fastener elements and methods of manufacture 2 2005
7488527 Molded touch fasteners 8 2007
* 2007/0194,611 Molded touch fasteners and methods of manufacture 3 2007
 
APPLE INC. (1)
5594509 Method and apparatus for audio-visual interface for the display of multiple levels of information on a display 746 1993
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (13)
6684464 Bundling strap 11 2002
D511450 Self-engaging bundling strap provided with machine readable code 16 2003
D505063 Bundling strap 1 2003
D505064 Bundling strap 3 2003
D500671 Self-engaging bundling strap provided with machine readable code 1 2003
D496854 Bundling strap 0 2003
7883769 Integrally foamed microstructured article 21 2003
* 2004/0258,902 Integrally foamed microstructured article 8 2003
* 2005/0136,214 Mounting board 18 2003
* 2005/0132,544 Split hook fastener 4 2003
* 7897078 Methods of manufacturing a stretched mechanical fastening web laminate 51 2004
* 2006/0131,776 Split hook fastener 0 2006
* 2011/0144,609 STRETCHED MECHANICAL FASTENING WEB LAMINATE 3 2011
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (6)
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 0 2015
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (3)
* 2003/0070,391 Fastening with wide fastening membrane 30 2002
* 2006/0249,870 Molding fastener stems onto substrate 10 2006
* 2007/0134,465 Hook fasteners and methods of making the same 3 2007
 
RESMED LIMITED (4)
* 7036508 Harness assembly for a nasal mask 36 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
 
GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (1)
* 2004/0119,192 Method for producing a touch-and-close fastener element 2 2003
 
Velero Industries B.V. (1)
7181812 Fastener elements and methods of manufacture 1 2005
* Cited By Examiner