Process for in-line forming of pultruded composites

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6872343
APP PUB NO 20010048175A1
SERIAL NO

09756451

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Pultruded composites of longitudinally oriented reinforcing fibers in a matrix of a thermoplastic resin are shaped in-line during the pultrusion process to provide a variety of non-linear or variable cross-section articles.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FULCRUM COMPOSITES, INC.MIDLAND, MI1

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
D'Hooghe, Edward L Hulst, NL 11 118
Edwards, Christopher M Midland, MI 25 264

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