Hook for hook and loop fasteners

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO RE38652
SERIAL NO

08868762

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A plastic molded hook for use with a hook and loop fastening system especially adapted for use with low profile loops. The hook design includes a base, a stem and a crook whereby the volume of the portion of the hook penetrating into a pile of loops is defined as the displacement volume. Hooks especially adapted for use with low profile loops have a displacement volume of less than 6.times.10.sup.-6 cubic inches.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V.CURACAO23

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Provost, George A Litchfield, NH 83 1950

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
4402690 High absorbency, contoured, reusable diaper 120 1980
4600618 Splint material with hook and loop fastener 61 1984
5119643 Connection assembly and composite therefor 13 1990
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (5)
4454183 Strip material with heat-formed hooked heads 106 1983
4761318 Loop fastener portion with thermoplastic resin attaching and anchoring layer 148 1986
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4959265 Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape fastener for releasably attaching an object to a fabric 154 1989
 
MOLINS PLC (1)
4562099 Apparatus for applying adhesive 21 1984
 
Heydt; Douglas L. (1)
4739635 Connector assembly and composite therefor 34 1987
 
PARAMOUNT PACKAGING CORPORATION (1)
4672893 Flexo-gravure printing 20 1985
 
John H. Blanz Company, Inc. (1)
4725221 Improved machine for continuously producing an element of a separable fastener 37 1986
 
Kanebo Bell-Touch, Ltd. (1)
4707893 Fabric fastener 32 1986
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (23)
4699622 Disposable diaper having an improved side closure 334 1986
4854984 Dynamic mechanical bonding method and apparatus 67 1987
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4846815 Disposable diaper having an improved fastening device 365 1987
5032122 Loop fastening material for fastening device and method of making same 184 1989
4919738 Dynamic mechanical bonding method and apparatus 69 1989
5058247 Mechanical fastening prong 101 1990
5116563 Process for producing a mechanical fastener 67 1990
5158819 Polymeric web exhibiting a soft, silky, cloth-like tactile impression and including a contrasting visually discernible pattern having an embossed appearance on at least one surface thereof 88 1990
5180534 Process of manufacturing a refastenable mechanical fastening system 49 1990
5230851 Process of manufacturing a refastenable mechanical fastening system 73 1991
5326612 Nonwoven female component for refastenable fastening device and method of making the same 175 1991
5380313 Loop fastening material for fastening device and method of making same 109 1992
5221276 Absorbent article having a textured fastener 50 1992
5325569 Refastenable mechanical fastening system having particular viscosity and rheology characteristics 41 1992
5392498 Non-abrasive skin friendly mechanical fastening system 74 1992
5385706 Process of making a refastenable mechanical fastening system with substrate having protrusions 24 1993
5318741 Process of making a refastenable mechanical fastening system 47 1993
5326415 Screen printing method for manufacturing a refastenable mechanical fastening system and fastening system produced therefrom 44 1993
5407439 Multi-layer female component for refastenable fastening device and method of making the same 106 1994
5470417 Method of making multi-layer female component for refastenable fastening device 35 1994
5569233 Multi-layer female component for refastenable fastening device and method of making the same 73 1994
5540673 Refastenable mechanical fastening system 50 1995
 
BBA NONWOVENS SIMPSONVILLE (1)
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KURARAY CO., LTD. (1)
5231738 Mixed hook/loop separable fastener and process for its production 41 1991
 
YKK CORPORATION (4)
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4615084 Multiple hook fastener media and method and system for making 25 1984
4999067 Method for making a hermaphrodite hook and loop fasteners 57 1989
 
Personal Products Company (1)
4573991 Gatherable laminated structure including an apertured elastic member 90 1984
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (7)
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LAMMA PRODUCTS, A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
4596568 Diaper cover 87 1984
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (3)
4654246 Self-engaging separable fastener 44 1985
4794028 Method for continuously producing a multi-hook fastner member and product of the method 185 1986
4984339 Hook for hook and loop fasteners 135 1988
 
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
4737404 Fused laminated fabric 33 1984
 
FIBER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
4355066 Spot-bonded absorbent composite towel material having 60% or more of the surface area unbonded 95 1980
 
Letron GmbH (1)
4532157 Process for producing colored, resin-impregnated paper sheets with a three-dimensional surface structure 18 1982
 
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* 2005/0170,743 Attachment device and method 1 2005
* 7980406 Container assembly 8 2008
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (2)
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