|Baffin Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20100050470||FOOTWEAR CONSTRUCTION AND METHOD - An article of footwear having a rubber outsole, a polyurethane midsole bonded to the rubber outsole by polyurethane (PU) adhesive, and a polyurethane upper bonded to the midsole and the rubber outsole by injection molding. The invention also relates to a method of manufacturing an article of footwear comprising the steps of applying a layer of primer to a selected portion of a rubber outsole and allowing the layer of primer to dry; applying a first layer of PU adhesive over the primed portion of the outsole and allowing said first layer of PU adhesive to dry; applying a second layer of PU adhesive over the dried first layer of PU adhesive and allowing the second layer of PU adhesive to dry; forming, separately, a polyurethane upper by injection molding; setting the outsole and the upper in a mold; and, forming, via injection molding, a polyurethane midsole and activating the PU adhesive to bond the outsole to the midsole and to the upper, thereby forming the article of footwear.||03-04-2010|
|20090277041||THREE-PIECE FOOTWEAR - The invention comprises an item of footwear, comprising: a) an upper sole, shaped to receive a user's foot, and including a toe cap portion, a heel portion, and a sole portion, which is formed from a lightweight, thermally insulative plastics material; b) a lower sole, formed from a resilient plastics material, the lower sole attached to and at least partially covering the sole portion of the upper sole and operative to protect the upper sole from direct physical contact with the ground and to minimize wear on the upper sole; and c) an upper attached to the upper sole.||11-12-2009|
|20090145006||SAFETY FOOTWEAR - In accordance with the present invention there is disclosed safety footwear comprising a unitarily moulded lower member having a sole portion and a toe cap portion. One or more protective elements are embedded in the unitarily moulded lower member so as to prevent breaches thereof.||06-11-2009|
Patent applications by Baffin Inc.