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20130133819PREPARATION METHOD FOR HOLLOW CARBON FIBER USING SUPERCRITICAL FLUID - Disclosed is a method for preparing hollow carbon fibers having an empty space in the cross section thereof. More specifically, the disclosed method includes melt-spinning an acrylonitrile-based polymer by using a supercritical fluid as a plasticizer; drawing spun fibers to prepare hollow precursor fibers; and stabilizing and carbonizing the hollow precursor fibers to prepare the hollow carbon fibers. The hollow carbon fibers obtained by the disclosed method have at least a 10 to 50% lower specific gravity than conventional hollow carbon fibers (solid), but have similar mechanical properties to the conventional fibers. Furthermore, the diameter of carbon fibers can be adjusted, thereby making it possible to widen the application of hollow carbon fibers.05-30-2013
20130025775Method of Manufacturing Rubber Lined Composite Pressure Vessels - Disclosed is a method for making a rubber liner of a composite pressure vessel. At first, rubber is located in a mold. The rubber and the mold are located in a vacuum bag, heated and pressed so that the rubber is vulcanized and molded into a semi-product of the rubber liner. Sand is filled in the semi-product. The sand is tamped and heated so that it is hardened and molded. A reinforcement element in the form of a wire or tape is wound around the semi-product. Two semi-products are brought into contact with each other. An un-vulcanized rubber band is provided around and attached to the semi-products. The rubber liners and the reinforcement elements are heated and vulcanized with composite resin. Finally, the water soluble sand mold is dissolved and removed so that the final product of the rubber liner is made, and so is the composite pressure vessel.01-31-2013
20110192531RTM MOLDING METHOD AND DEVICE - An RTM molding method and device includes disposing a reinforcing fiber substrate in a cavity of a mold consisting of a plurality of dies, clamping the mold, and injecting resin to complete molding, wherein divided areas with respect to the surface direction of the reinforcing fiber substrate are assumed, each divided area is one in which injected resin expands over the entire surface in the area and can be substantially uniformly impregnated in the thickness direction of the substrate, and resin introducing paths are formed for respective assumed divided areas to introduce injected resin into the respective divided areas. When a relatively large molded product is molded, a molding step from resin injection to impregnating/curing can be implemented at high speed without generating a non-resin-flowing area, thereby producing a high-quality molded product with a shortened molding time and increased production speed and volume.08-11-2011
20100147451USE OF SILANES AS ADHESION PROMOTERS BETWEEN TWO ORGANIC SURFACES - The use of silanes as adhesion promoters between two uncured or partially cured organic surfaces, especially such surfaces that do not adhere well to each other, and particular applications of such silanes, such as in the formation of boat hull laminates.06-17-2010
20100147450METHOD OF FORMING BILAYER MEMBRANE BY CONTACT BETWEEN AMPHIPATHIC MONOLAYERS AND APPARATUS THEREFOR - The present invention provides a simple and an accurate method of forming a bilayer membrane by the contact of amphipathic monolayers and an apparatus therefor. The method is characterized in that the organic solvent (06-17-2010
20130075026METHOD FOR BONDING PLASTIC MOLD MEMBER ONTO METAL HOUSING - A method for bonding a plastic member onto a metal housing is provided. A metal housing having an inner surface and an outer surface is prepared. The inner surface of the metal housing is subjected to physical processing to thereby form a bonding area. An adhesive layer is formed on the bonding area. A plastic mold member is formed on the adhesive layer by plastic injection molding.03-28-2013
20130075025Method of Manufacturing Hollow Composite Parts with In Situ Formed Internal Structures - A method for manufacturing complex hollow composite parts with at least one internal structure formed in situ by laying laminated layers around a removable mandrel assembled inside the part's inner cavity. The inner mandrel is made up of two jig plate assemblies aligned in a parallel manner and space apart where the internal structure is to manufactured. Each jig plate assembly is made up of at least three jig plates stacked in an edge-to-edge manner Located on opposite sides of each jig plate assembly is an elastic envelope filled with spherical objects. When evacuated, the envelope collapses and relaxes and composite material may then laid up inside the inner cavity and around the envelopes. When exposed to a heat, the envelopes expand and in situ and form internal structures inside surface of the cavity. Each envelope and each jig plate assemblies can be easily dissembled and reused.03-28-2013
20130048206AIRFOIL ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF FORMING SAME - An airfoil or vane for a combustive power plant includes an inner core formed from a first composite material having discontinuous fibers. An outer sleeve is formed from a second composite material having continuous fibers. The first composite material is different from the second composite material. The outer sleeve generally surrounds and is bonded or otherwise connected to the inner core. A method of fabrication includes injecting or otherwise introducing thermoplastic fiber composite material including chopped or otherwise discontinuous fibers into a mold to form the core and platforms of an airfoil assembly. The injected thermoplastic fiber composite material is then cured in the mold. The cured thermoplastic fiber composite material is then removed from the mold. A layup including one or more surface plies of a thermoset continuous fiber composite material is then applied to the core material. The surface plies are then compressed and cured in a mold.02-28-2013
20100108246Manufacturing method of a complex geometry panel in prepreg composite material - The method comprises: a first stage in which the layers of the prepreg are spread over a mold having cavities corresponding to reliefs (05-06-2010
20130133820Segmented Mandrel for High Temperature Bonding of Metallic Axisymmetric Shells Having Complex Curvatures - A method for bonding a composite multi-layer shell having complex curvature by the delta-alpha high temperature bonding process uses a novel tool. The tool includes a plurality of segments that combine to form a mandrel assembly having a substantially continuous outer surface. The outer surface has a substantially axisymmetric shape including a complex curvature. When the segments are combined to form the mandrel assembly, at least one of the segments is configured to be movable in a substantially inward direction without substantial obstruction by any other segment. The segments are constructed of a first material have a first coefficient of thermal expansion that is greater than a second coefficient of thermal expansion of a second material of a composite multi-layer shell to be bonded together using the tool.05-30-2013
20120180946METHOD FOR ATTACHING AN ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY TO A BOTTOM OVERLAY IN THE MANUFACTURE OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method for adhering an electronic assembly to a bottom cover sheet in the manufacture of an electronic device is presented. According to the method, the electronic assembly is attached to the bottom overlay using a modified ultra violet (“UV”) cured adhesive.07-19-2012
20130048205METHOD FOR FORMING A FRAME - A method for forming a frame includes: (1) providing a thermosetting strip-shaped matrix material and a mandrel, and rolling the strip-shaped matrix material onto the mandrel to form a matrix body; (2) cutting the matrix body to form a plurality of preformed bodies, each having a predetermined height H; (3) providing a mold having a core, the shape of the core corresponding to the shape of the frame, and sleeving the preformed body on the core; (4) putting the mold to a hot press device, and hot pressing the preformed body to form the frame; (5) taking out the frame from the mold.02-28-2013
20090308526PROCESS FOR FORMING COVERINGS - The present invention relates to a process (12-17-2009
20120216948PROCESS FOR PRODUCING PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET - Provided is a process for producing a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet by laminating layers of active-energy-ray-curable compositions and irradiating the laminate with an active energy ray. The processes gives a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet with less defects at low production cost and is applicable to the production of pressure-sensitive adhesive sheets of various kinds. The process includes: Steps A08-30-2012
20130062006PANEL AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING PANELS - A panel may include at least a substrate and a top layer provided on the substrate. The top layer may include a vinyl-based synthetic material layer. The substrate may be a wood-based substrate. A primer may be provided between the substrate and the vinyl-based synthetic material layer.03-14-2013
20130062005SHAPING SHEET, RESIN DECORATIVE PLATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A method for manufacturing a resin decorative plate capable of shaping a body using a shaping sheet. The shaping sheet is a sheet including a base material having thereon at least a partially or entirely provided ink layer and a surface shaping layer existing on the ink layer, coming into contact therewith and covering over the whole surface including a region where the ink layer is formed and a region where the ink layer is not formed, wherein the surface shaping layer is a layer obtained through crosslinking and curing of a curable resin composition, and in the surface shaping layer, the surface of the surface shaping layer which is located just above the ink layer and in an upper part in the vicinity thereof has a convex shape and additionally has a concave pattern.03-14-2013
20130062004AERODYNAMIC SURFACES HAVING DRAG-REDUCING RIBLETS AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - Riblets may be formed in aerodynamic surfaces to reduce drag by forming a composite material layup, molding the riblets into a surface of the layup, and curing the layup.03-14-2013
20130160937METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FOOTWEAR USING ADHESIVE FILMS AND COMPOSITE OF ADHESIVE FILMS - Disclosed therein are a method of manufacturing footwear using adhesive films and a composite of the adhesive film, which can allow an outsole and a midsole to be simultaneously molded and formed through the steps of putting the midsole made of EVA foam and the outsole made of rubber into a mold, inserting an adhesive film between the midsole and the outsole, and applying high temperature and high pressure to the midsole and the outsole, thereby not needing to carry out a cleaning process, a primer coating process, and a bonding process when an outsole and a midsole are manufactured, not needing additional facilities for the cleaning and bonding processes, reducing unnecessary manpower, and improving working environments.06-27-2013
20100089527METHOD OF PREPARING A SYNTHETIC RESINOUS ARTICLE ON WHICH NATURAL WOOD-BASED PANELS ARE FORMED - Disclosed is a method of preparing a synthetic resinous article on which natural wood-based panels are formed, comprising: preparing a thin panel from a natural timber and attaching a detachable double-sided adhesive tape to outer sides thereof, thereby preventing and stabilizing the natural wood-based panel from being divided or fractured along wood grains; making a micro-hole or embossed groove on the surface of the thin panel to form a bonding surface; and then bonding a thermoplastic synthetic resin to the wood-based panel to be united each other, such that the natural wood-based panels can be attached to the surface of the article to be intended to obtain.04-15-2010
20090133817STENT MANUFACTURING METHODS - A novel method of manufacturing stents by use of molds (05-28-2009
20110061798PRODUCTION METHOD OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL PATTERN - A production method of a three-dimensional pattern is disclosed. First, an adhesive layer is applied on a three-dimensional workpiece. Next, a film is vacuum adsorbed on the adhesive layer so that the film is impressed onto the adhesive layer to form the three-dimensional pattern on the adhesive layer. Finally, the adhesive layer is cured.03-17-2011
20110024029Resin boots for constant velocity universal joint - A resin boot for constant velocity universal joint, includes: a resin bellows including an approximately conical bellows-shaped portion with its inner hollow part, a small diameter end portion communicated with an inner space of the bellows-shaped portion and arranged at one end, and a large diameter side end portion communicated with the inner space of the bellows-shaped portion and arranged at the other end; a large thickness portion formed in an inner surface of a large diameter side end portion of the resin bellows in accordance with an injection molding, protruded in the vertical direction to the center of the large diameter side end portion and arranged in the circumferential direction at regular intervals; and a small thickness portion arranged between the large thickness portions and formed thinner in the diametrical direction compared with large thickness portion.02-03-2011
20110277927FILM WAVEGUIDE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FILM WAVEGUIDE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a film waveguide includes the steps of: molding a first clad layer formed with a concave groove for core filling, molding a second clad layer, and laminating the surface formed with the concave groove of the first clad layer and the second clad layer using resin having a flexural modulus of smaller than or equal to 1,000 MPa. The resin contains hydrogen bonding group in a functional group of a precursor and having a refraction index higher than the clad layers, and forming a core in the concave groove by the resin. The lamination and the formation of the core is performed at the same time.11-17-2011
20110277926Method of Forming a Molded Article From Thermoformable Thermoplastic Sheets - The present invention relates to a method of forming a molded article (e.g., 11-17-2011
20110277925SEAMLESS EDGE-SEALING METHOD OF FLUORINE RESIN COATING - The seamless edge-sealing method of fluorine resin coating comprises following steps: (I) Putting the raw material of fluorine resin into a mold to obtain a cylinder (11-17-2011
20110277923 MOLDING SYSTEM, METHOD AND ARTICLES FORMED THEREBY - Disclosed herein is a molding system that facilitates the molding of very thick products from materials such as gel and/or mechanically frothed foam, substantially free of visual defects, such as air bubbles, by controlling the rate of mold closure and/or interrupting the mold closure.11-17-2011
20110297308METHOD OF MAKING AUTOMOTIVE BODY PARTS - An automotive body part, such as a body frame or side impact protection system, is prepared from a thermoplastic composite in a pressure vessel at pressures between about 1 and 6 bar and a temperature less than about 285° F.12-08-2011
20100170633Method and Apparatus for Making a Tubular Composite Structure - A tool for making a composite tubular structure, such as the inner skin of an acoustic liner, includes a base on which are mounted a plurality of sectors, each having an outer panel provided with a predetermined shaped surface. The predetermined shaped surface corresponds to a portion of the contour of the tubular structure to be formed. At least one of the sectors is fixed relative to the base while the remaining sectors are movable in a radial direction and separable from all the other sectors. The sectors are provided with air bearings to facilitate movement along a radial direction. Splice plates are used to form a joint between the outer panels of adjacent sectors. After composite material is applied on the outer panels, a vacuum bag is formed to surround the composite material and also the joint areas on the inner surface of the tool. The entire tool may be placed in an autoclave for curing. The thus-formed composite tubular structure may be remounted on the tool for bonding to additional exterior layers.07-08-2010
20100006215METHOD OF FORMING LIGHT EMITTER AND MOLDING DIE - The manufacturing efficiency of a light emitter (product) having a lens member and a light emitting device is efficiently improved. With a molding die for forming a light emitter, a frame before the molding and bonding process, with a required number of light-emitting devices mounted thereon, is set on a setting section provided in an upper die. A required amount of transparent liquid resin material is supplied by a dispenser into each of cavities of cavity blocks provided in a lower die in correspondence to the light-emitting devices, respectively. A molding die is closed so as to elastically press the mouths of the cavities onto the light emission surfaces of the light emitting devices, respectively. Thus, the resin in each cavity is compression-molded into the lens member formed in accordance with the shape of the cavity, and simultaneously, the lens members are bonded to the light emission surfaces of the light emitting devices to obtain a light emitter emitter and accordingly a frame after the molding and bonding process.01-14-2010
20090260754CASTING RESIN FOR ADHESIVE BONDING OF FIBERS - The invention relates to a liquid 2K polyurethane composition of a polyol component A comprising at least one hydrophobic polyol with a molecular weight>300 g/mol and a hydrophilic polyol with a molecular weight<500 g/mol, and 1 to 50 wt. % of a powdered molecular sieve as well as a polyisocyanate or an NCO-reactive PU-prepolymer. In addition, a process is described for casting plastic or metallic moldings, particularly membrane substrates, by the use of an inventive 2K polyurethane composition.10-22-2009
20080308220IN-MOLD FORMING MOLD, IN-MOLD FORMING APPARATUS, AND IN-MOLD FORMING METHOD - A film coated with a metal foil is embossed beforehand by a film shaping male mold to impart to the film a shape conformed to a formed article. The film shaping male mold and an injection molding male mold are slid, and injection molding is performed, with the embossed film coated with the metal foil being sandwiched between the injection molding male mold and a shaping female mold. As a result, the metal foil of the film coated with the metal foil is transferred to a product having a deeply concavo-convex surface, without damage to the metal foil, with the quality of the product being ensured.12-18-2008
20100101715METHOD FOR MAKING MULTI-LAYERED MOLDED ARTICLES - A method of forming a multi-layered molded article is described. The method includes applying a soft material to a substrate, thereby forming a substrate with a soft layer thereon. A laser machine is used to remove excess material from the semi-manufactured article to form the final multi-layered molded article.04-29-2010
20090145538MANUFACTURING METHOD OF VEHICLE MOLDED CEILING - A process for producing a molded ceiling for a vehicle that, after molding of a molded ceiling, can allow a mill end to be easily separated from a skin material by a nonwoven fabric layer and can easily conduct edge treatment of a base material to improve productivity. In this process for producing a molded ceiling for a vehicle, a base material together with a skin material is set in a mold in which a molding face is formed in a required curved surface, followed by heating and pressing to bond the base material and the skin material to each other and thus to prepare a molded ceiling. A nonwoven fabric layer for facilitating the separation between the base material and the skin material even after molding is previously interposed between the base material and the skin material. A cut, which extends from the backside of the molded ceiling to the base material, is provided, and only the mill end of the base material is separated from the skin material by the nonwoven fabric layer, and an adhesive is coated onto a part from which the mill end of the skin material has been removed. The skin material is wound in and bonded to the edge of the base material to cover the edge with the skin material.06-11-2009
20080264555Sound-insulating composite component and method for the production thereof - A method of producing a sound-insulating composite component for motor vehicles, in which the composite component includes a heavy layer and a sound-attenuation layer connected with the heavy layer and is made of porous and/or textile material places a certain volume of a heavy-layer material as a plasticized compound into an open cavity of a press including lower and upper dies; closes the press to extrusion-press the plasticized compound into the form of the heavy layer defined by the lower and upper dies; opens the press; arranges the sound attenuation layer in the form of a web, a blank or an injection molded part on the heavy layer; and partially welds together the heavy layer and the sound attenuation layer by closing the press or a further press and by activating several welding elements delimited in area and integrated in the press or in the further press.10-30-2008
20090288761COMPOSITE WITH THERMO-FORMABILITY, METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME AND METHOD FOR MAKING A CASING WITH TEXTURE ON SURFACE THEREOF - The present invention relates to a composite with thermo-formability, a method for making the same and a method for making a casing with a texture on the surface thereof. The composite includes a PU medium layer, a thermo-formable resin layer, a base layer and a surface layer. The thermo-formable resin layer is disposed on the PU medium layer, and includes polyol. The base layer is disposed on the thermo-formable resin layer. The surface layer is disposed on the base layer. As a result, the composite has good stability after thermoforming, and plastic can be injected into the composite, so a PC film is unnecessary. Moreover, the composite may be adhered to a substrate directly or after thermoforming.11-26-2009
20100122763Composites and Methods of Making the Same - An apparatus and method for forming a shape of a composite assembly, comprising: a mold having a first surface and a vacuum bag thereon, wherein the vacuum bag comprises a plurality of vacuum bag sheet(s), and a composite assembly therein, wherein the composite assembly comprises a plurality of bondable layers, wherein at least one of the plurality of sheet(s) of the vacuum bag is between the plurality of bondable layers and the first surface of the mold, and wherein the plurality of bondable layers are able to retain a shape which is the negative image of the mold when the pressure of the inside of the vacuum bag is reduced, even if the bag and plurality of bondable layers of the composite assembly are removed from the mold.05-20-2010
20100089528Urology Catheter - A urology catheter is provided that includes an elongated body extending from a proximal end to a distal end. The body defines at least one lumen. A tip has a proximal end that is disposed in abutting relation with the distal end of the body such that the body is fixed with the tip. The tip defines a lateral opening that is defined by a wall including an external radius disposed in transition with an outer surface of the tip and an internal radius disposed in transition with an inner surface of the tip. The external radius has a non-perpendicular profile with the outer surface of the tip. An expandable member has a proximal portion disposed about the body and a distal portion disposed about the tip. A method of manufacturing the urology catheter is provided.04-15-2010
20090283208Method for Manufacturing Sheets - A method for manufacturing sheets includes first setting up a mold and then followed by conducting steps for making the sheets. As stone is thin-plate stone, the sheet is light-weighted, allowing a user to easily install the sheet to a desired location and achieving an object of saving installation time and cost of labor hours. Furthermore, an inner layer of the sheet is provided with a thermal insulating material, to achieve objects of thermal insulation and saving electricity. On the other hand, as the stone can be assembled by putting together waste stone, an object of recycling for environmental protection is achieved.11-19-2009
20090294040Process and jig for manufacturing composite material structures - The invention relates to a process for manufacturing stiffened structures (12-03-2009
20090038748Fuel Filter Diverter - A fuel filter assembly includes a housing having an end supporting a first tube. The housing defines a cavity that is enclosed by a cover opposite the end. A diverter is arranged within the cavity and includes first and second sides with the first side adjacent to the housing end. The diverter includes a wall on the first side in sealing engagement with either the first tube or the housing end. The diverter is constructed from a first material forming a base and a second material supported by the first material defining at least a portion of the first side. The second material may be overmolded onto the first material. Preferably, the first material is a plastic and the second material is an elastomer forming a gasket suitable for providing a seal between the diverter and the housing. One end of the filter media is embedded in the adhesive on the second side of the diverter.02-12-2009
20090165940METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPACING CELLULAR MATTER IN A CELL BLOCK - Methods and apparatus for bonding block of paraffin having cellular material embedded at one end thereof with an additional amount of paraffin are disclosed, including a method comprising placing the paraffin block in a well of a mold with the paraffin-embedded cellular material positioned on a support structure that elevates the cellular matter from a bottom surface of the well; heating the mold to thereby soften and at least partially melt and blend together the embedding paraffin and additional paraffin located in the well, the support structure sized such that some of the additional paraffin flows on the bottom surface of the well at least partially surrounding the support structure; and cooling the mold to thereby bond the additional paraffin to the embedding paraffin and re-solidify the paraffin block, wherein the retained cellular matter is spaced apart from an end of the re-solidified paraffin block defined by the bottom surface of the well.07-02-2009
20080277053Method for producing fibre reinforced laminated structures - There is described a method of producing fibre reinforced laminated structures by layering a number of dry fibre reinforcement layers by placing them on top of each other in a mould, infusing a curable viscous or liquid polymer into the mould after the fibre reinforcement layers have been layered in the mould and curing the polymer, wherein a flow enhancing layer for enhancing the polymer flow during infusion of the polymer is placed between two fibre reinforcement layers when layering the number of dry fibre reinforcement layers and wherein a pre-cured solid layer is used as the flow enhancing layer.11-13-2008
20100139853MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL CROSS-LINKED FOAM FOR UPPERS OF SHOES - The present invention provides a manufacturing method of three-dimensional cross-linked foam for uppers of shoes that comprises preparing plural foaming materials having a planar shape with the cross-linked foaming suppressed; forming at least one interfacing pattern including a main interfacing pattern on at least one of the foaming materials; cross-linked foaming the foaming material to obtain a planar cross-linked foam having at least one inner cavity structure including a main inner cavity structure, the main inner cavity structure formed by the main interfacing pattern; cutting a portion of a contour of the main inner cavity structure to expose the main inner cavity structure; putting a last into the exposed main inner cavity structure and disposing the cross-linked foam in a cavity of a molding die together with the last; and compression molding the disposed cross-linked foam after closing the molding die, inner and outer surfaces of the cross-linked foam formed in shapes corresponding to an outer surface of the last and a surface of the cavity of the molding die, respectively. 06-10-2010
20090065131METHOD OF AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING MULTI-LAYER OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - A transfer layer on a surface of a mold has a thickness distribution along the radius direction that the layer is thick in an inner round portion but is gradually thinner toward an outer round portion. An adhesive layer is formed between a surface of a signal substrate which bears a signal recording film and the mold which seats the transfer layer. The adhesive layer has a thickness distribution that the layer is thin in an inner round portion but is gradually thicker toward an outer round portion. Since the thickness distributions along the radius direction of the transfer layer and the adhesive layer are opposite to each other, the thickness distribution of an isolation layer which comprises the two layers is uniform.03-12-2009
20090025868Printable Fastener Composites - A sheet-form composite has a paper side and a side having a field of fastener hooks. The paper side has a surface formed to be printable, writeable or photo-developable in the presence of the fastener hooks on the obverse side. Weak hook areas enable support of light weight papers upon loop surfaces that are not designed for hook and loop fastening. Selected bands in which hooks reside enable performing other operations in non-hook areas, with which the hooks would interfere, or would be damaged. The composite is useful for display, sales, advertising or adornment, and is readily fed through standard inkjet and other printers. Images are thus acquired and transferred onto the composite by computer.01-29-2009
20090260753Method for Production of an Optical Mirror - In order to produce heliostats, which are used in solar-thermal power stations, the method according to the invention provides for a mirror plate (10-22-2009
20090260755METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A NEEDLE ASSEMBLY FOR USE WITH A BIOPSY DEVICE - An improved process for manufacturing a biopsy needle assembly is provided. The process may comprise the steps of forming an aperture for receiving tissue to be sampled in an exterior surface of an elongated tube for receiving a cutter, wherein the elongated tube comprises a proximal portion and a distal portion; forming a hole in the exterior surface of the elongated tube; and applying a coating of material over the elongated tube to form a lumen for receiving vacuum on the exterior surface of the elongated tube, wherein the hole in the exterior surface of the elongated tube provides communication between an interior of the elongated tube and an interior of the lumen. In one version, the elongated tube may be placed in a mold configured to form the vacuum lumen when material is injected into the mold. A proximal hub may advantageously be formed by overmolding.10-22-2009
20090183822External breast prosthesis - An external breast prosthesis includes an elastomeric skin in the form of a human breast surrounding an inner material such as a silicone gel or hydrogel. The inner material may be of a defined shape or may be amorphous and conform to the shape of the elastomeric skin. The elastomeric skin can be formed from a front skin and a rear skin, and the skins can be made of a soft styrenic elastomer having attributes similar to a gel. The elastomeric skin can be substantially soft to the touch and have an elastic memory that tends to maintain the skin in a pliable yet pre-defined shape.07-23-2009
20090139643GOLF CLUB HEAD - The invention prevents a resin member from being broken so as to improve durability. The invention provides a golf club head (06-04-2009
20090139642METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING A MOULDING FROM A PLASTIC - The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a moulding from a plastic, preferably a fibre-reinforced plastic, which method comprises at least the steps of stacking at least one plastic layer to form a laminate; arranging the laminate between at least two membranes, at least one of which comprises heating elements; bringing the thus formed assembly to a first temperature by heating the heating elements of at least one membrane; forming the assembly by making use of a shaping tool brought to a second temperature. The invention also relates to a device for performing the method and a heatable membrane to be applied in the method.06-04-2009
20120067515METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A COMPOSITE STRUCTURE WITH PREFABRICATED REINFORCEMENT ELEMENT - A method of manufacturing a longitudinally extending composite structure including a shell part comprising a fibre reinforced polymer material including a polymer matrix and fibre material embedded in the polymer material is described. The shell part is manufactured in a closed mould comprising at least a first outer mould part having a first forming surface and a second outer mould part having a second forming surface. The method comprises the steps of: arranging a first fibre material in the first forming surface of the first outer mould part, arranging a pre-fabricated longitudinally extending reinforcement element, such as a beam or a web, on top of the first fibre material, arranging a second fibre material in the second forming surface of the second outer mould part, and sealing a polymer foil above the second fibre material so as to retain the second fibre material against the second forming surface.03-22-2012
20120067514METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE TUBES - A composite tube is made by applying a mixture of individual reinforcing fibers and a resin onto the interior cylindrical wall of the spinning mandrel.03-22-2012
20090020220Method for producing a functional member having no base material - A method for manufacturing a thin functional member having no base material, which exhibits a special function and is free from curling caused by the base material. The method includes the following steps (1) to (4): (1) filling a functional layer comprising an ionizing radiation curable resin between a base material and a mold having a predetermined concavo-convex pattern, (2) irradiating the filled functional layer with ionizing radiation to half-cure the functional layer, and then delaminating the functional layer and the base material from the mold, (3) adhering an adhesive sheet to a part of the functional layer, and delaminating the functional layer from the base material starting from a portion to which the adhesive sheet is adhered, and (4) irradiating the functional layer with ionizing radiation again to further cure the functional layer.01-22-2009
20090020219Process and Tooling for Lining Molds of Curved Pieces - The invention relates to a process and tooling for the lining of molds for curved pieces, the process comprising the application of a lining (01-22-2009
20090050263PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING PREFORM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR - A process for manufacturing a preform, and apparatus therefor, wherein a preform with a branched portion in its cross-section profile is continuously manufactured by delivering a raw form of reinforcing fiber base material with a branched portion in its cross-section profile, among multiple reinforcing fiber base materials for constructing the preform, intermittently in the longitudinal direction thereof; at each delivery discontinuation, performing heat and/or pressure application to the raw base material so as to tentatively obtain a preliminary shaped matter with given configuration; and uniting the obtained preliminary shaped matter with given configuration with raw forms of other reinforcing fiber base materials for constructing the preform.02-26-2009
20090050262Production of Dosing Molds from Active Substance-Containing Melts - Disclosed is a method for producing dosing molds, according to which two separating films (02-26-2009
20090101276MOLD FOR COMPRESSION MOLDING IN THE PREPARATION OF A UNITIZED MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY - The invention provides a mold for use in a compression molding apparatus that has a frame part with a hole through its center; a bottom plunger; and a top plunger; wherein the plungers are fabricated to fit substantially snugly in the hole in the frame part, and wherein at least one plunger comprises at least one low-thermal conductivity insert. The mold is useful in compression molding processes used in the preparation of unitized membrane electrodes.04-23-2009
20100154986In Mold Lamination Of Decorative Products - A method of manufacturing decorative plastic composites having a decorative layer, a backing layer and a clear outer layer which provides exceptional “depth of image” is disclosed. Decorative or protective appliqués' having a wide range of decorative patterns may be formed by injection molding a backing layer behind and a clear outer layer on the top surface of a thin foil, film, fabric or veneer.06-24-2010
20100154985METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LIQUID EJECTION HEAD - A method for manufacturing a liquid ejection head having an ejection port-forming member in which an ejection port configured to eject liquid is formed, includes the steps of preparing a substrate including a base substrate; a first layer composed of a resin composition not containing a polymerization initiator but containing a compound that can be polymerized by irradiation with active energy rays under the presence of the polymerization initiator; and a second layer composed of an active energy ray-curable resin composition containing the polymerization initiator; pressing a mold, on which a pattern of the ejection port has been formed, against the first layer and the second layer; irradiating the second layer with the active energy rays while the mold is being pressed against the first layer and the second layer; bonding the second layer to another supporting substrate; and detaching the base substrate.06-24-2010
20100163167PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING COMPOSITE STRUCTURES - A process and apparatus for producing perforated composite structures, such as acoustic skins suitable for aircraft engine nacelle and duct components. The process includes placing a mat member, a non-impregnated fabric member, and a resin film on a tool surface so that pins disposed on the mat member project through the fabric member and resin film to define holes therein. The fabric member is between the mat member and resin film, and the fabric member and resin film define a stack that conforms to the mat member and tool surface. A caul member is then placed on the stack so that apertures in the caul member are penetrated by the pins. The stack is heated to melt the resin film and cause molten resin to infuse the fabric member and yield a resin-infused fabric stack, after which the molten resin within the resin-infused fabric stack is at least partially cured.07-01-2010
20100175821Interconnecting Microfluidic Package, Fabrication Method and Methods of Use - A disposable microsensor is designed, fabricated and tested for standard BOD (Biochemical Oxygen Demand) measurements. A transparent Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) substrate is used for sensor fabrication. Standard lithographic procedures in addition to techniques like screen printing and electroplating are used to fabricate the sensor. A microbial strain of 07-15-2010
20100193115METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A CURVED ELEMENT MADE OF COMPOSITE MATERIAL - A method of manufacturing a curved element made of composite material includes: preparing at least one dry, flat reinforcing layer with curved fibres. A resin film is combined with the dry, flat reinforcing layer, and heat and pressure are applied in controlled manner to bring about the infusion of the resin into the reinforcing layer and to obtain at least one layer of pre-infused material. At least one prepreg layer is prepared with straight fibres impregnated with resin compatible with the resin of the pre-infused material. The layer of pre-infused material and the prepreg layer are superimposed on one another to obtain a layered structure. The layered structure, arranged on a shaped support tool is subjected to a polymerization cycle to obtain the curved element.08-05-2010
20100193114Apparatus and Method for Forming Fibre Reinforced Composite Structures - A method and apparatus for forming a fibre reinforced composite structure comprising at least two components, a hard base tool presenting a first tool face, a second tooling element presenting a second tool face to locate the second component against the first component. Components are of a dry fibrous form and are to be injected with a liquid resin. A flexible bagging blanket forms with the tools a sealed enclosure into which the resin is injected to form the structure by resin transfer infusion. To maintain the relative dispositions of the components without the need for elaborate mandrel plates, control rods are inserted at least partially through the two components to act as fasteners and to maintain the relative disposition of the components during resin injection. After injection the assembly is cured and the control rods may remain in situ or be removed from the structure.08-05-2010
20100230041Bicycle frame manufacture - A bicycle frame is provided in which the head tube, top tube and down tube are constructed as a single structural unit with the ends of the top tube and down tube left open to allow for ease of molding.09-16-2010
20100236700Method for producing a multilayered moulding - A method for producing a multilayered moulding (09-23-2010
20130126078METHOD OF FORMING AN ARTICLE ATTACHABLE TO AN EXTERIOR SURFACE OF A VEHICLE - A method of forming an article attachable to an exterior surface of a vehicle includes heating a thermoplastic system to form a preform. The preform has a first surface having an initial distinctness of image and an initial gloss, and a second surface spaced opposite from the first. The method also includes disposing the preform between a mold surface and a pressure surface spaced apart from the mold surface so that the first surface faces the mold surface, and the second surface faces the pressure surface. Further, the first surface and the mold surface define a first cavity therebetween, and the second surface and the pressure surface define a second cavity therebetween. After disposing, the method includes conforming the first surface to the mold surface to thereby form the article, wherein the article has the initial distinctness of image and the initial gloss.05-23-2013
20120138219PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MULTILAYER COMPOSITE STRUCTURES - Process for producing multilayer composite structures, which comprises carrying out the following operations in succession: 06-07-2012
20100126659Process for manufacturing a fuel tank equipped with an internal accessory - Process for manufacturing a fuel tank equipped with an internal accessory and having a plastic wall produced from a parison, said process comprising, in order, the following steps: a) the accessory (05-27-2010
20090151863METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CYLINDRICAL BATTERY AND GROOVE-FORMING PROCESSING DEVICE OF CYLINDRICAL BATTERY - A method for manufacturing a cylindrical battery includes allowing a cylindrical battery case (06-18-2009
20100186887DIES FOR MANUFATURING DIAMOND DISCS - A diamond disc manufacturing process includes the following steps. Firstly, a container is provided, and an adhesion layer is formed in the container. A hollow member having a plurality of meshes is covered on the adhesion layer. A plurality of diamond particles is implanted on the hollow member and embedded into the meshes of the hollow member, so that the diamond particles are adhered onto the adhesion layer. Then, a resin material is infused into the container, so that the diamond particles are bonded on the resin material. Finally, the resin material together with the diamond particles is released from the container, so as to obtain a diamond disc base with the diamond particles having uniform distribution and orientation.07-29-2010
20110024030MANUFACTURING OPTICAL ELEMENTS - A method includes the steps of: providing a substrate; providing a tool having, on a replication side, a plurality of replication sections, each replication section defining a surface structure of one of an optical element(s), the tool further including at least one contact spacer portion, the contact spacer portion protruding, on the replication side, further than an outermost feature of the replication sections; aligning the tool with a feature of the substrate and bringing the tool and a first side of the substrate together, with replication material between the tool and the substrate, the contact spacer portion contacting the first side of the substrate, and thereby causing the spacer portion to adhere to the first side of the substrate, thereby producing a substrate-tool-assembly; dislocating the substrate-tool-assembly to a hardening station; causing the replication material to harden at the hardening station; and separating the tool from the substrate with the hardened replication material adhering to the substrate.02-03-2011
20110024032SEMI-RIGID TOOL - The present invention relates to a manufacturing tool (02-03-2011
20110024031Foam-Backed, Hollow Articles Made by Cold Rotational Molding - Systems and cold rotational molding methods are provided for making hollow, foam-backed polymeric molded articles. The molded articles can be manikins or manikin parts, or other articles, such as frames (e.g. for mirrors and pictures), urns, fixtures, furniture, display props, and garden furniture, made of a thermosetting elastomeric material. The articles are more structurally rigid than previous molded articles utilizing the same amount of polymer material, lighter in weight than previous molded articles having the same structural rigidity, and more resistant to deformation under temperatures up to 180 to 185° F. The process of making a molded manikin part, from the first injection of polymer into the mold until demolding of the finished part, can be completed in as short a time as 18 minutes without the necessity for cradling of the demolded part, even when the part requires one or more flat surfaces.02-03-2011
20110017389DEVICE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A COMPOSITE MATERIAL PIECE THAT COMPRISES SMOOTHING PANELS WITH SLIDING JUNCTIONS AND PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SMOOTHING PANELS WITH SLIDING JUNCTIONS - A device for the production of a part of an aircraft made of composite material of which one surface is able to be in contact with aerodynamic flows includes a male mold, and at least two smoothing panels (01-27-2011
20110240214SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A system for processing a composite material may comprise a chamber, a mandrel, an upper ramp, and an upper diaphragm. The chamber generally provides structural support while a vacuum is applied to the system and may have a six-sided generally rectangular box shape. The mandrel generally provides support for the composite material, and may be located within the chamber. The upper ramp generally provides a path for the upper diaphragm to follow under vacuum, and may be located adjacent to the mandrel and tilted at approximately 45 degrees downward thereto. The upper diaphragm may be placed over an opening along one side of the chamber. During processing, a vacuum may be applied to chamber and the upper diaphragm may be pulled inward through the opening to press the composite material against the mandrel.10-06-2011
20100024971STIFFENER TOOL POSITIONING APPARATUS - Stiffener tool positioning apparatus and methods are provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a base, a first flipper member and second flipper member. The first flipper member is slide-ably attached to the base. The first flipper member is also configured to selectively attach a first mandrel thereon and to rotate the first mandrel. The second flipper member is also slide-ably attached to the base. The first and second flipper members are slide-ably positioned select distances from each other on the base in embodiments. The second mandrel is further configured to attach a second mandrel thereon and to rotate the second mandrel.02-04-2010
20090218040Method of Manufacturing a Sensor for Detecting Surface Cracks in a Structure - A method of manufacturing a sensor 09-03-2009
20110146896Mould and Method to Build Up a Blade - A mould for building up a blade is described. The mould has an inner surface for supporting a plurality of layers forming the blade. The mould also has at least one inlet for injecting a matrix material which penetrates the layers to build up the blade. The at least one inlet is integrated into the inner surface of the mould.06-23-2011
20110247750REEL FOR USE WITH CABLE ELEMENTS - A lightweight cable-dispensing reel assembled from two identical components, each manufactured from a single mold. The reel reduces the number of processes and parts used in the manufacturing process by providing a more efficient one-mold design which eliminates the use of screws, nuts, bolts, or bosses. A pair of identical side flange members are axially coupled together by a plurality of male and female snap connectors formed integrally on inwardly facing surfaces of the side flange members defining therebetween a cylindrical gap and hub for receiving a coil of wire. The snap connectors include a plurality of circumferentially spaced female connectors formed on a flange having an arcuate length of approximately 180 degrees. The arcuate flange circumferentially aligns with an identical arcuate flange on the other flange member when joined to form the wire supporting hub.10-13-2011
20110100542METHOD AND MANUFACTURING MOLD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A ROTOR BLADE FOR A WIND TURBINE - A manufacturing mold for the production of a rotor blade for a wind turbine, where at least in one region of its longitudinal extension between a rotor blade root and a rotor blade tip, the finished rotor blade has an aerodynamic cross-sectional profile that has a profile leading edge (nose) and a profile trailing edge which are connected together via a suction side and a pressure side of the cross-sectional profile. A manufacturing mold can be divided along at least one separation plane which extends in the longitudinal direction of the rotor blade and between the profile leading edge and the profile trailing edge while simultaneously dividing the suction side and the pressure side, into a manufacturing mold part for producing a rotor blade part having the profile leading edge, and into a manufacturing mold part for producing a rotor blade profile part having the profile trailing edge.05-05-2011
20110083800COMPOSITE ARTICLES AND METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME - The present disclosure pertains to composite articles, and in particular a composite face plate for a golf club-head, and methods for making the same. In certain embodiments, a composite face plate for a club-head comprises a lay-up of multiple, composite prepreg plies. The face plate can be made by first forming an oversized lay-up of multiple prepreg plies having a central portion and a sacrificial portion surrounding the central portion. The lay-up is at least partially cured in a mold under elevated pressure and heat. The lay-up is then removed from the mold and the sacrificial portion is removed from the central portion to form a composite part that is substantially free of defects.04-14-2011
20110100541APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FIBER REINFORCED PLASTIC STRUCTURE - In an apparatus for manufacturing a fiber reinforced plastic structure, a cavity is formed by a first mold and a film second mold covering the first mold, and plastic is impregnated to a fiber laminate provided in the cavity in a depressurized state. The apparatus includes: a mesh plastic flow medium that is disposed on the side of the second mold and increases the volume of the plastic to be impregnated to the fiber laminate; and a plastic flow suppressing member that is disposed on the side of the first mold of the plastic flow medium, and suppresses advance of a flow front of fluid plastic injected from a main plastic supplying unit (a first plastic supplying unit).05-05-2011
20110100540METHODS OF MANUFACTURE OF WIND TURBINE BLADES AND OTHER STRUCTURES - A method of manufacturing a rib-stiffened shell for a structure, wherein the rib-stiffened shell comprises an outer skin supported by a plurality of fiber ribs, the fiber ribs comprising thickened strips of substantially unidirectional fiber, and wherein the fiber ribs comprise a crisscrossing pattern that includes a plurality of junctions, the junctions comprising an intersection of two or more of the fiber ribs, the method comprising the steps of: configuring a convex mold, the shape of which corresponds to the contour of the outer skin of the structure; configuring a plurality of grooves in the convex surface of the convex mold that correspond to the pattern of the fiber ribs; laying up unidirectional fiber in the grooves of the convex mold; and applying the outer skin over the convex surface of the convex mold.05-05-2011
20110048627METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DEVICE HOUSING - A method for manufacturing a device housing, including attaching an adhesive member on an edge of a glass plate, positioning the glass plate and a metal member in an injection mold, the metal member opposite to the edge of the glass plate, and injecting molten plastic material into the injection mold, thus forming a plastic frame coating the glass plate and the adhesive member by the injection mold.03-03-2011
20110146897ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An electrical connector includes a fixing member having a support seat; a plurality of terminals, each having an embed section embedded within the fixing member along an extension direction via an insert-molding process and a contact section exposing from the support seat of the fixing member; and an insulated body for seating on the support seat of the fixing member. The insulated body has an insert face formed with a plurality of terminal holes. The insert face is dented inwardly so as to form a plug reception chamber in spatial communication with the terminal holes. When the insulated body is seated on the support seat of the fixing member, the contact sections of the terminals pass through the terminal holes in the insulated body and are retained within the plug reception chamber.06-23-2011
20100276075BONDING AND LAYERING OF SHEETS OF RAW MATERIAL - The invention relates to a method for producing an inner covering part for motor vehicles, the method comprising the steps: collecting raw material layers, inserting said raw material layers together with a glue between said raw material layers into a molding tool (11-04-2010
20110146895METHOD FOR PRODUCING A FUEL TANK - In a method for producing a fuel tank, an elastomer layer made of a rubber mixture is applied on an interior shell adapted to receive fuel, a fiber composite material forming a protective cover is introduced into a mold, inserting the fuel tank with the elastomer layer in the mold so as to surround the elastomer layer with the fiber composite material, the fiber composite material is adhesively bonded to the elastomer layer with a laminating resin, and the fuel tank with the protective cover is vulcanized at temperatures between 80° C. and 180° C. over a time of 2 hours to 36 hours. The fiber composite material includes a cover layer made of a gel coat having a higher flame point than the elastomer layer.06-23-2011
20090294041Method for Manufacturing a Laminated Mould Part - A method for manufacturing a laminated mould part, preferably of a mould part for the inner trim of a vehicle, consisting of a shape-stable carrier part and a visible-side lamination connected to this, of film, fabrics or similar decorative lamination materials, with which a heated blank of a mat-like or plate-like semifinished product of fibre materials containing binding agent, is moulded into a mould part in a moulding tool, and thereby simultaneously is connected to the lamination (one-shot method). The lamination is regionally connected with the help of “rams” before the moulding procedure or lamination procedure with the semifinished product, in order to achieve an exact positioning of a seam or likewise.12-03-2009
20110277924METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FITTING A FUSELAGE SHELL WITH A WINDOW FRAME - A method of fitting a fuselage shell of an aircraft with at least one window frame of a cabin window includes positioning an uncured laminate including a fiber-reinforced plastic-based composite material configured to form a fuselage shell on a mold surface. A window aperture is introduced into the laminate. A window frame including a fiber-reinforced plastic-based composite material is positioned on the laminate in a region of the window aperture. The laminate is cured under the action of pressure and temperature so as to connect the window frame with the laminate by a material bond.11-17-2011
20100116428METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FILTRATION UNITS AD ASSOCIATED APPARATUS - A method for manufacturing filtration units (05-13-2010
20090308525METHOD OF MANUFACTURING MICROLENS - A method for manufacturing microlens comprises the steps of: coating a photosensitive polymer onto a first substrate to form a polymer film having a first surface in contact with the first substrate and a second surface; heating the polymer film; exposing the second surface of the polymer film to form a mold layer with at least one through hole; pressing and abutting the mold layer onto a second substrate and heating the photosensitive polymer within the mold layer to a temperature higher than a glass transition temperature of the photosensitive polymer for the photosensitive polymer to be melted and flow through the at least one through hole, attach onto the second substrate, and form at least one microlens on a surface of the second substrate; and performing an exposure to the at least one microlens and solidifying the at least one microlens.12-17-2009
20090272486METHOD OF MANUFACTURING WIND TURBINE BLADES COMPRISING COMPOSITE MATERIALS - Method of manufacturing wind turbine blades having composite materials is provided that includes selecting an outer mould part, selecting an inner mould part, wherein at least a part of the surface of the inner mould part comprises a compressible layer being covered by an airtight membrane, positioning the composite materials in a mould cavity between the outer mould part and the inner mould part, evacuating the mould cavity, and bonding the composite materials, evacuating the compressible layer before positioning the composite materials.11-05-2009
20110114255METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A MOULDED ARTICLE - Methods and apparatus provide for laminating a plastics moulding with spatial surface contours, in particular for interior trims of motor vehicles, using a backing layer and a decorative layer, where an edge region of the decorative layer, which edge region is provided as a bent-around region, extends beyond the nearby corresponding edge of the backing layer with an exposed rear-side region, including: heating a strip-shaped mould part and placing the heated mould part on the bent-around region of the decorative layer and melting part of the bent-around region; turning the bent-around region over the nearby edge of the backing layer and placing the rear-side region of the bent-around region on the second side, which is positioned opposite the first side, of the backing layer, and pressing the bent-around region onto the backing layer with a second mould part, situated opposite the first mould part.05-19-2011
20110315311VEHICLE INTERIOR PANEL AND PRODUCING METHOD THEREOF - A method of producing a vehicle interior panel having a hollow double-walled structure made of thermoplastic comprising, blow molding with a pair of mold halves including a first mold with a shape transfer surface having a three dimensional pattern, and a second mold, clamping a cover material being formed by at least a double-layer structure arranged between a cavity of said first mold and a parison of thermoplastic such that a resin sheet layer without a through hole and without a three dimensional pattern faces a cavity of said first mold, introducing a pressurized fluid into the parison to press the cover material and the parison against a cavity surface, thereby integrally laminating said cover material to an outer surface of a first wall of the panel having the hollow double-walled structure and transferring said three dimensional pattern of said first mold half to said resin sheet.12-29-2011
20110315310Single press mold process for forming a finished light weight structural component - A single process for forming a finished component is described herewith. The process includes providing a core having two outer layers on each side of the core. A water activated resin system is provided that includes a resin and applicator for applying resin to the outer layers at the core. A film layer used for creating a final finished product is placed over the core and resin layers. The layers are pressed to form the finished product.12-29-2011
20120006476METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A PLASTIC FUEL TANK WITH IMPROVED CREEP STRENGTH - A method for manufacturing a plastic fuel tank including: a) inserting a plastic parison including two distinct parts into an open two-cavity mold; b) inserting a core, bearing at least part of a reinforcing element configured to create a link between the two parison parts, inside the parison; c) pressing the parison firmly against the mold cavities, for example by blowing through the core and/or creating suction behind the cavities; d) fixing the part of the reinforcing element to at least one of the parison parts using the core; e) withdrawing the core; f) closing the mold, bringing its two cavities together to grip the two parison parts around their periphery to weld them together; g) injecting a pressurized fluid into the mold and/or creating a vacuum behind the mold cavities to press the parison firmly against the mold cavities; and h) opening the mold and extracting the tank.01-12-2012
20120043014METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING METAL/COMPOSITE HYBRID WHEEL FOR VEHICLE AND METAL/COMPOSITE HYBRID WHEEL MANUFACTURED BY THE SAME - The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a metal/composite hybrid wheel for a vehicle by molding an inner rim of a composite material by compression and, at the same time, bonding an outer rim of a metal material to the inner rim to induce compressive residual stress in the bonding area by a difference in thermal expansion coefficient between the outer rim and the inner rim, thereby increasing the adhesive strength of the bonding area and the durability of the wheel. The present invention further provides a metal/composite hybrid wheel for a vehicle manufactured by the method.02-23-2012
20110094666Antenna Manufacturing Method - An antenna manufacturing method includes printing an antenna pattern on a film, and forming a substrate on the film via an in-mold forming process.04-28-2011
20120152449METHOD FOR COUPLING BUILT-IN COMPONENTS TO EACH OTHER IN HOLLOW CONTAINER - The present invention provides a method for coupling built-in components in a hollow container, comprising: a hollow container forming step of forming the hollow container, the hollow container forming step including securing the built-in components to parisons transferred onto mold pieces and closing the mold pieces with the built-in components in a pre-in the pre-coupled state state; and a built-in components coupling step of coupling the built-in components, the built-in components coupling step including pressing an outer surface of the hollow container to displace the hollow container while cooling the hollow container after removing the hollow container from the mold pieces.06-21-2012
20120152450Wood panel coating method - The present disclosure relates to a wood panel coating method for coating a wood panel hot-pressed and shaped into a curved shape. The wood panel coating method includes: hot-pressing a wood panel with a press machine to shape the wood into a curved shape; coating primer for a base coat on a surface of the wood panel; curing the primer coated on the surface of the wood panel; and coating intermediate top coats on the surface of wood panel.06-21-2012
20100096077Catheter Including a Unibody Distal Guidewire Port and Method of Manufacture - Methods and devices incorporating a guidewire entry port subassembly for use in rapid exchange catheters. The use of a subassembly allows for stronger quality control and simpler fabrication of a rapid exchange device. In several embodiments, methods of making a molded guidewire entry port using a mold, often in conjunction with one or more mandrels, are disclosed. Several device embodiments include a separate molded guidewire port as well as molded guidewire ports which are attached, during a molding step, to segments of a catheter.04-22-2010
20120118494PRODUCTION METHOD OF SYNTHETIC AND COATED LEATHER IN GENERAL, USING MICRONIZED RESINS AND MICRONIZED POLYURETHANE RESIN - A production method of synthetic and coated leather in general is disclosed, characterised in that it uses a micronized resin powder preferably with dimensions lower than 120 micron. Moreover, a micronized polyurethane elastomeric polymer powder with dimensions lower than 120 micron is disclosed. Advantageously, the said powder can be used to produce an eventually discontinuous sintered film, in particular for production of imitation leather material.05-17-2012
20120118493Photovoltaic Roofing Tiles And Methods For Making Them - The present invention relates to photovoltaic roofing tiles and methods of manufacturing them. One aspect of the present invention is a photovoltaic roofing tile comprising: a polymeric carrier tile having a top surface and a bottom surface; and a photovoltaic element affixed to the polymeric carrier tile, the photovoltaic element having a bottom surface and a top surface having an active area. Another aspect of the invention is a method of making a photovoltaic roofing tile comprising inserting into a compression mold a polymeric tile preform having a top surface and a bottom surface, and a photovoltaic element, a surface of the photovoltaic element being disposed adjacent to a surface of the polymeric tile preform; compression molding the polymeric tile preform and the photovoltaic element together to form an unfinished photovoltaic roofing tile; and finishing the unfinished photovoltaic roofing tile to provide the photovoltaic roofing tile.05-17-2012
20100288430METHOD AND MOULD TOOL FOR PRODUCING A COMPONENT MADE OF FIBRE-REINFORCED PLASTIC - A method for producing a component made of fibre-reinforced plastic by impregnating a fibre mould-blank (11-18-2010
20100206469METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC WELDING OF MOULDED PARTS - A method for electromagnetic welding of moulded parts wherein a mould and at least two moulded parts for coupling are placed in the mould, wherein at least a contact surface between the moulded parts comprises a thermally activiated coupling means and an induction-senstive component. The coupling means is activated by heating the induction-senstive component by means of an inductor. The inductor comprises an electrical conductor which, under alternating voltage, generates an electromagnetic field which is substantially cylindrical in at least a direction of welding. The moulded parts are pressed together in the configuration defined by the mould, wherein the moulded parts are coupled by the thermally activated coupling means. Also disclosed is an assembly of moulded parts, an inductor, an assembly of the inductor with an alternating current generator, and a device for electromagnetic welding.08-19-2010
20100206470Polar Polydimethysiloxane Molds, Methods of Making the Molds, and Methods of Using the Molds for Pattern Transfer - A method includes the steps of (I) fabricating a cured silicone product and (II) using the cured silicone product in a patterning technique. The cured silicone product is a reaction product of (A) a silicone cure package and (B) is a polar additive having a polyalkylene oxide functionality and a reactive functionality. The method is useful in soft lithography applications.08-19-2010
20120132351METHOD FOR CREATING A DIFFRACTIVE OPTICAL EFFECT ON A TARGET SURFACE AND A TRANSFER FOIL OF A DIFFRACTIVE OPTICAL ELEMENT - Method of creating a copied fine structure, which produces a diffractive optical effect onto the target surface, includes: using a transfer foil manufactured from thermoplastic, on the surface of which is first created an original fine structure, which produces a diffractive optical effect; placing the transfer foil on the target surface such that the original fine structure is in contact with the target surface; heating the transfer foil to a temperature, which is close to the glass transition temperature of the material of the transfer foil; Simultaneously during the heating or immediately after the heating lightly pressing the transfer foil against the target surface, whereby material from the transfer foil adheres to the target surface; and removing the transfer foil from the target surface, whereby the adhered material makes up a copied fine structure, which is a mirror image of the original fine structure of the transfer foil.05-31-2012
20120247655METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPONENT FROM A FIBER-REINFORCED MATERIAL - The invention relates a method for producing a component from a fiber-reinforced material, wherein a fibrous preform which consists of fibers and an uncured polymer matrix is positioned on a mold, and a thermoelectric film is positioned on the fibrous preform and/or on the mold, and said thermoelectric film is heated up by exposure to microwaves when a negative pressure or vacuum is applied and, as a consequence of this, heats up the fibrous preform while curing the polymer matrix.10-04-2012
20100012262Polarized Lens and Method of Making Polarized Lens - An eyeglass lens is made of layers which include an outer, convex hard coating, a layer of hard epoxy, a PVA film, a layer of soft epoxy, a layer of adhesive, a base material, and an inner, concave hard coating. The major steps in producing the lens are to 1: prepare a clean, soft PVA film; 2: form the PVA film into the desired curved shape using a convex mold; 3: add hard epoxy to the outer, convex side of the PVA film; 4: add soft epoxy to the inner, concave side; 5: add the base material to the inner, concave side; and 6: harden and package the lens.01-21-2010
20120312463MANUFACTURING METHOD AND MANUFACTURING APPARATUS OF AN ABSORBENT BODY - A manufacturing method of an absorbent body used for an absorbent article, includes molding the absorbent body by sucking in a gas, mixed with a liquid absorbent fiber and a superabsorbent polymer, using a suction hole at a bottom portion of a mold, and laminating the liquid absorbent fiber and the superabsorbent polymer on the bottom portion, and making a lamination thickness of the absorbent body thin by sucking out gas in the absorbent body placed on a placement surface on which the absorbent body is placed by, after the molding, in a state in which the gas is not supplied, sucking air through the suction hole on the placement surface, and creating an air pressure, in a space in between fibers in the absorbent body while sucking out the air, lower than that in a space in between fibers in the absorbent body while laminating in molding.12-13-2012
20120073739ADVANCED UNIDIRECTIONAL MATERIAL COMPRESSION-MOLDED FACE COMPONENT - A method for manufacturing a face component of a golf club head from slit plies of unidirectional pre-preg material is disclosed herein. The slitting is preferably diagonally along the unidirectional pre-preg material. The slit plies are placed in a mold in an alternating manner and the plies are compressed to form the face component. The slitting allows the pre-preg material to move within the mold during the compressing step.03-29-2012
20120073738METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LAYING UP BARREL-SHAPED COMPOSITE STRUCTURES - A body-of-revolution composite structure is fabricated by providing an OML mold having an interior tool surface on which a composite layup may be formed and moving a manipulator through the interior of the mold. An end-effector on the manipulator is used to apply composite material to the tool surface, and is moved circumferentially over the tool surface.03-29-2012
20120073737MULTI-SURFACE APPLIQUING METHOD FOR MELAMINE CONTAINER - A multi-surface appliquing method is provided for a melamine container. The method is process for producing a melamine container that has inner and outer appliques performed with a single mold in a single processing machine. A single mold used in a single processing machine is used to mold a blank formed of a material and the blank provides an adhesion force before being completely cured. The adhesion force is used, together with glitter powders (resin based glitter powders of melamine) adjusted for a different curing time, in such a way that the properties of the two materials, together with producing condition realized through adjusting a hydraulically operated processing machine, allow for production of a melamine container having inner and outer surfaces of applique with a single set of mold.03-29-2012
20100243143MANUFACTURING METHOD OF AIR MAT - The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing an air mat that reduces a thickness of a cushion part by means of both slush molding and rotational molding, enhances a bonding efficiency between a lower sheet and the cushion part, and obviates the need of any separate communicating members for forming the communicating passageways for a plurality of air pockets of the cushion part, thereby simplifying manufacturing processes.09-30-2010
20120186736CERAMIC GREEN SHEET, CERAMIC GREEN SHEET LAMINATE, PRODUCTION METHOD OF CERAMIC GREEN SHEET, AND PRODUCTION METHOD OF CERAMIC GREEN SHEET LAMINATE - The present invention provides a ceramic green sheet with a thin flat plate shape obtained by molding and solidifying a ceramic slurry, which contains a ceramic powder, dispersion medium, and gelling agent, into a thin flat plate. The ceramic green sheet partially includes a body that is obtained by molding and solidifying a conductor paste, which becomes a conductor later, and the body is exposed on a part of each of the both surfaces of the sheet. Plural ceramic green sheets described above are produced. The plural ceramic green sheets are successively stacked and press-bonded in the thickness direction in such a manner that the bodies included in the respective sheets are connected to each other for all combinations of the adjacent two sheets. As a result, a ceramic green sheet laminate is formed, which includes one body that is obtained by connecting the bodies included in the respective sheets.07-26-2012
20120261063METHOD FOR PRODUCING PLASTIC TANKS FOR LIQUIDS - A method for producing plastic tanks for liquids with a tapping valve, wherein the tank is produced from a tubular parison by blow molding, and wherein a holding flange or a threaded socket is formed on the tank. After the drain outlet of the tank has been cut out of the tank wall inside the holding flange or the threaded socket, the finished preassembled tapping valve is welded by its inlet socket to the holding flange or the threaded socket of the tank by a welding machine, during which the tank is centered and held in the welding machine by the holding flange or the threaded socket.10-18-2012
20100319844Semi-fabricated armor layer, an armor layer produced therefrom and method of production thereof - A semi-fabricated armor layer for use in production of an armor panel adapted to protect a body from an incoming projectile comprises a carrier and a plurality of armor elements. Each armor element has front and rear end surfaces and a side surface extending therebetween along a height axis of the element. The carrier is flexible and each of a majority of the armor elements is bonded to the carrier at one of its end surfaces and is free of bonding to adjacent armor elements at its side surface. When the carrier has a planar orientation, at least a majority of the armor elements has their height axes essentially parallel to each other and, when the carrier is at least slightly bent, the height axis of at least one of the elements is inclined relative to the height axis of another of the armor elements adjacent thereto.12-23-2010
20110120637METHOD FOR COATING BOTH SIDES OF A MOLDED PIECE MADE OF RIGID FOAMED MATERIAL - The invention relates to a process for coating a rigid foam molding on both sides with a plastic film, wherein 05-26-2011
20120279641Single-Piece Propeller And Method Of Making - A method for making a propeller product is disclosed. The propeller is formed using polyurethane cores adhered to a laminate hub to form a core assembly. An encapsulating structural laminate skin is then formed on the core assembly using a resin-transfer-molding process to create a single-piece composite propeller.11-08-2012
20100132880COMPOSITE HONEYCOMB SANDWICH PANEL SPLICING - A method and apparatus for joining composite parts is present. A first composite part is aligned with a second composite part to form an aligned structure with a splice line. An adhesive layer may cover the splice line. A composite material is placed on the adhesive layer. The aligned structure is cured with the adhesive layer and the composite material to form a joined structure.06-03-2010
20130014887Swing Out Mold Insert Device On Lay Up Molds - An apparatus and method in which an insert with an undercut is mechanically coupled to a lay up mold for translated movement between an engaged position for molding with an undercut engaging the material to be molded and a remote position in which a resultant molded product maybe removed and the material may be laid up without interference with the undercut, preferably with the mechanical coupling allowing for hinged movement of the insert relative the lay up mold.01-17-2013
20080230176Method for Producing Container Parts, Container Parts, Method for Producing a Multilayer Foil, Multilayer Foil - The invention relates to a method for producing self supporting container parts, such as dishes or covers, for containers for foodstuffs to be treated in a microwave oven, said containers each comprising at least one compartment for receiving the foodstuffs, along at least part of the circumferential surface of which compartment a microwave-radiation influencing material layer is provided in the wall of at least one associated container part, comprising the steps of providing a multilayer foil comprising said microwave radiation-influencing material layer and at least one material layer that does not influence microwave radiation, which is bonded thereto on at least one side of the microwave radiation-influencing material layer, bonding one side of the multilayer foil to a remaining portion of the container part in question, in such a manner that the material layer of the multilayer09-25-2008
20130133821FIBER REINFORCED POLYMER FRAME RAIL - Described herein are fiber-reinforced composite members and methods and systems for making the same. The composite members can be any of various types, including load-bearing structural members such as frame rails for a truck chassis. The composite members can be formed directly in a desired shape, such as with a pultrusion process, with irregular features, such as bolt holes, preformed therein without damaging the fibers. The composite members can provide similar or greater overall strength compared to metal members with reduced weight, and can comprise fibers distributed and oriented in such a manner to create additional strength in desired locations and directions and reduced strength in other locations/directions.05-30-2013
20130092317METHOD FOR PRODUCING A FUEL CONTAINER FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AND FUEL CONATINER FOR MOTOR VEHICLES - A method for producing a fuel container and a fuel container for motor vehicles. The method comprises the extrusion of web-type preforms, the shaping of the preforms to form shell-shaped intermediate products in a first step, and forming a container in the same moulding tool in a second step, at least one tank-filling and/or operational venting device being fastened to the inner wall of at least one intermediate product between the first and second steps by a material and/or form-fitting joint in one work cycle, the wall of the intermediate product being penetrated by a connection fitting during assembly, with a use of at least one conduit section of variable length as a part of a vent line.04-18-2013
20130118679VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPONENT WITH VACUUM-LAMINATED FOAM LAMINATE - A method of manufacturing an interior component for a vehicle interior. The method involves laminating, in a laminating mold, a foam laminate onto a dimensionally stable substrate with a three-dimensional surface contour. The method includes providing the substrate, applying the foam laminate onto the three-dimensional surface contour of the substrate by way of a vacuum, and bonding the substrate to the foam laminate.05-16-2013
20090133818METHOD OF PRODUCING SAILS USING REINFORCED, FORMED FABRICS - The present disclosure relates to methods and compositions useful for the manufacture of sails. Particularly, the present disclosure relates to shaped, reinforced fabrics that can be used to make high-performance, shaped, reinforced sails.05-28-2009
20110303355RESIN LAMINATE MANUFACTURING METHOD - An object is to provide a method for manufacturing a resin laminate IOU, the method being capable of achieving satisfactory reduction in weight and wall thickness while ensuring manufacture efficiency and product quality. To accomplish the object, a resin laminate manufacturing method includes a step of providing a pair of split mold blocks one of which has a cavity provided with a plurality of protrusions each extending toward the other one, and preparing two molten thermoplastic resin sheets each having a thickness adjusted, a step of feeding the two molten thermoplastic resin sheets between the pair of split mold blocks with a predetermined gap left therebetween such that each thermoplastic resin sheet protrudes around annular pinch-off parts, a step of forming a hermetic space between one of the sheets and the cavity of the one mold block opposed to an outer surface of the one sheet, a step of sucking air in the hermetic space from the one mold block side, pressing the outer surface of the one sheet against the cavity of the one mold block to shape the one sheet, and forming cup-shaped portions, and a step of clamping the pair of mold blocks, welding peripheral edges of the two molten thermoplastic resin sheets to each other, and welding the bottoms of the cup-shaped portions formed on the one sheet to an inner surface of the other sheet. According to this method, in the resin laminate thus manufactured, the two sheets are substantially equal in thickness to each other.12-15-2011
20130199711MOLD ASSEMBLY FOR MIDSOLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME - A mold assembly includes an upper portion having an upper recess in a lower surface thereof; an insert having an upper surface configured to mate with the upper portion's lower surface; a first channel in one of the upper portion and the insert and in fluid communication with an exterior of the one of the upper portion and the insert and with the upper recess when the upper portion and the insert are in contact with one another. A lower portion has a lower recess in an upper surface thereof, the upper surface configured to mate with the insert's lower surface. A second channel in one of the lower portion and the insert, the second channel is in fluid communication with an exterior of the one of the lower portion and the insert and the lower recess when the lower portion and the insert are in contact with one another.08-08-2013
20130206330ADHESIVE STRUCTURE WITH STIFF PROTRUSIONS ON ADHESIVE SURFACE - A laminate and process of making the laminate is disclosed comprising: a surgical mesh having first and second surfaces; and an adhesive structure having adhesive and non-adhesive surfaces, wherein the non-adhesive surface of the adhesive structure is laminated to at least one of said first and second surfaces of said surgical mesh, and the adhesive surface of said adhesive structure has protrusions extending therefrom comprising a resin having a Young's modulus of greater than 17 MPa, which protrusions are of sufficiently low diameter to promote adhesion by increasing physical attractive forces between the adhesive structure and a target surface, as measured by shear adhesion.08-15-2013

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