Molded surface fasteners and attachment methods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7254874
APP PUB NO 20050198790A1





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Molded surface fasteners are provided which include a fenestrated base structure with sets of at least three undercut segments extending laterally over at least one window, thereby allowing fastening elements of diverse designs to be precisely molded by a set of biparting dies, either as independent attachable products or as an integral part of a product component. Embodiments include fastener portions comprising singular fastening 'buttons', portions with recessed fastening zones, unitary double-sided fasteners, products incorporating multiple fastener types in different locations, and unique self-engaging fasteners. Methods for attaching and assembling various components, utilizing the present fastener types are also provided.

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Duffy, Leonard Arnold Hinesburg, VT 7 25

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