Hook fastener

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9717309
APP PUB NO 20150074956A1
SERIAL NO

14357304

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A hook fastener including a base strip and a field of hooks, each hook having a stem and a cap, the cap including at least one lateral overhang, and each hook being further delimited by two opposing substantially planar surfaces, wherein the overhang includes a swelling located at a distance from the stem so that the thickness of the overhang increases in the swelling, the bottom surface of the overhang forming a cavity for receiving filaments.

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APLIX75008 PARIS25
APLIX, S.A.PARIS7

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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
4894060 Disposable diaper with improved hook fastener portion 505 1988
 
VELCRO BVBA (4)
* 2003/0134,083 Interface tape 2 2002
2003/0135,964 Hook fasteners and methods of manufacture 2 2003
2005/0081,346 Multiple-crook male touch fastener elements 4 2003
2006/0048,347 Fastener elements and methods of manufacture 2 2005
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (4)
2003/0145,440 Heat treated profile extruded hook 14 2002
* 2003/0182,776 Heat treated profile extruded hook 11 2003
2004/0068,848 Heat treated profile extruded hook 20 2003
* 2005/0132,544 Split hook fastener 4 2003
 
KAO CORPORATION (1)
* 6770065 Fastener and absorbing article using it 23 2000
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (3)
* 6588073 Male fasteners with angled projections 19 2000
* 2003/0045,856 Mechanical fastening system having orthogonally oriented engagement members 15 2001
* 2003/0120,251 Mechanical fastening system having orthogonally oriented engagement members 5 2002
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (3)
* 5392498 Non-abrasive skin friendly mechanical fastening system 73 1992
* 6080347 Method of making a elastically extensible mechanical fastening system 16 1995
* 2014/0000,003 Wearable Article With Outwardmost Layer Of Multicomponent Fiber Nonwoven Providing Enhanced Mechanical Features 2 2012
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
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