Flexlock with headed pintle and conical buttressing

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7807247
SERIAL NO

12022110

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Flexlock non-textile fabrics use intimately linked elements that are formed from formable, preferably solid phase forgeable materials into generally triangular shapes with hinging connection features along edges of a generally triangular overall shape. These hinging connection portions permit other elements to rotate about axes that intersect at intersections. Buttressing portions are located near these intersections and include cylindrical or conical shapes that abut the buttressing portions of adjacent formed elements. This abutting can occur even when adjacent elements are rotated or twisted out of a common plane. Connection portions include direct formed engagements with knuckles of the other elements. These connection portions and the engaged knuckles can include headed pintles, axles, or oppositely facing conical protrusions, and may be configured to permit the non-textile fabric to bend on itself within its own thickness without undue strain on the connection features.

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SAMSONITE IP HOLDINGS S.A R.L.LUXEMBOURG201

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bromley, Robert L 7332 S. Alton Way, #13 Suite H 27 957
O'Connor, Gregory W 4701 Homestead 11 115

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
EDAN ADMINISTRATION SERVICES (IRELAND) LIMITED (1)
9322621 Armor system 0 2012
 
SAMSONITE IP HOLDINGS S.A R.L. (4)
7972549 Direct forming of non-textile fabric elements from plastic pellets 6 2003
8197922 Flexlock with headed pintle and conical buttressing 2 2010
8557160 Direct forming of non-textile fabric elements from plastic pellets 3 2011
8491979 Flexlock with headed pintle and conical buttressing 0 2012
 
EDAN ADMINISTRATION SERVICES (IRELAND) LIMITED (1)
9709363 Armor system 0 2013
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