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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
156256000 Prior to assembly 119
156252000 Perforating lamina 29
156269000 Of continuous or running length bonded web 24
156267000 Flash, trim or excess removal 16
156268000 Partial cutting bonded sandwich (e.g., grooving or incising) 10
156251000 And simultaneously bonding (e.g., cut-seaming) 7
156254000 Splitting sheet lamina in plane intermediate of faces 1
20090151864REAGENT STRIPE FOR TEST STRIP - A test strip having a small sample-receiving chamber on the order of less than 1 microliter. The inventive test strip includes a reagent layer that extends across the width of the test strip and also extends to the sample-receiving end, such that the edges of the reagent layer are aligned with the side and dose receiving edges of the test strip. The hydrophilic reagent extending to the dosing edge of the strip promotes wicking of the sample into the test strip. The end and side edges of the reagent layer are preferably formed as part of a cutting process that forms individual test strips from a larger web, which results in a smooth and thin reagent layer with a uniform thickness, substantially covering the entire floor of the sample-receiving chamber. The inventive mass production process helps improve the reproducibility of the quantity, location, thickness and other properties of the reagent layer, which in turn improves the accuracy of the test result.06-18-2009
20130075028Process for Making a Device for Securing Identification - A method for producing multiple devices for securing identification means to a mounting surface includes a mounting device having a upper surface of translucent plastic film having certain regions glued to a substrate of label stock beneath the film. A gap with opening between the label stock and the film forms a pocket into which an identification means may be inserted or removed. The label stock possesses a face having an adhesive coating which is exposed by a peel-away backing. An image area printed on the label stock prior to application of the plastic film overlay is visible through the pocket and up to the outer edges of each mounting device. The device is economically created in multiples using adhesive label stock in either roll or sheet form.03-28-2013
20090194228Multilaminate Bamboo - A bamboo laminate is provided having a bamboo core panel and a bamboo sheet. The bamboo laminate has a sheet length and a sheet width. The bamboo core panel has a top surface and a bottom surface. The bamboo core panel has a core vertical-grain layer with grain extending substantially parallel to the sheet width and substantially perpendicular to the sheet length. The bamboo sheet is attached to the top surface of the bamboo core panel.08-06-2009
20110192532METHOD FOR MAKING LAMINATED, PAPER CARDS - Laminated, paper cards are manufactured by adhering a first side of a calendared paper to a first side of a fiber board stock using a biodegradable adhesive to thereby create a sheet of material. A card construct is then formed by adhering a second side of the fiber board stock of a first sheet of material to a second side of the fiber board stock of a second sheet of material using a biodegradable adhesive. A second side of at least one of calendared papers of the card construct is then printed and the printed card construct is then subjected to a heat and pressure treatment in a hydraulic press. The treated, printed, card construct may then be die punched to provide one or more of the laminated, paper cards.08-11-2011
20100071842Magnet structure with colorable surface and a method for manufacturing the magnet - A magnet structure with colorable surface and a method for manufacturing the magnet structure. The method includes a step of disposing a colorable facial layer on a surface of the magnet. The material of the colorable facial layer is a mixture of polymer resin, good ink-absorbing material and tackifier, whereby the colorable facial layer has high adhesion to the surface of the magnet. In addition, the colorable facial layer can easily absorb an ink or a color so that the colorable facial layer can be further colored or printed with a figure.03-25-2010
20130037206ADHESIVE TAPE DISPENSER FOR SINGLE HAND OPERATION - An adhesive tape dispenser is provided that includes a lower housing (02-14-2013
20080271841Decal Organization Tool - A decal organization tool for products needing large numbers of decals utilizes a single large sheet on which all product decals for a specific product or product model are carried. The invention includes a means by which the previously unavoidable irregular margins surrounding the decals are effectively hidden from the eye and allows large sheet printing of decals with an aesthetically satisfactory overall appearance. An irregularly zone is added to the edge of each decal, and along with an ultraviolet responsive additive placed in the decal adhesive, allows the decal to form an indelible footprint on the product to which it is applied. The footprint, invisible to the eye, becomes visible under ultraviolet light, allowing identification of a specific decal and proof of its application to a product, even when the decal is no longer on the product.11-06-2008
20130032284Biosensors and Methods of Preparing Same - A biosensor strip having a low profile for reducing the volume of liquid sample needed to perform an assay. In one embodiment, the biosensor strip includes an electrode support; an electrode arrangement on the electrode support; a cover; a sample chamber; and an incompressible element placed between the cover and the electrode support, the incompressible element providing an opening in at least one side or in the distal end of the sample chamber to provide at least one vent in the sample chamber. In another embodiment, the biosensor strip has an electrode support; an electrode arrangement on the electrode support; a cover; and a sample chamber, the cover having a plurality of openings formed therein, at least one of the openings in register with the sample chamber. The invention further includes methods for preparing such a biosensor strips in a continuous manner.02-07-2013
20130032285TEXTILE LAMINAR STRUCTURE FOR MAKING ACOUSTIC COMPONENTS - A laminar textile construction, to be used in acoustic components, characterized in that said construction comprises a double layer arrangement made by coupling a technical synthetic single-thread fabric material to a polymeric film, for use as sub-component elements in acoustic and electronic products in general.02-07-2013
20130048210Method for cutting a snowboard using a jet of fluid, such as water - The invention is directed to a method of cutting a productions snowboard, to create a splitboad, using a waterjet. A waterjet is a commonly used cutter the employs the use of high pressure water to erode the material and as such make fine cuts through most materials. The waterjet cut is clean and much narrower than when using a saw, is safer and as a result of it being narrower, preserves the snowboard graphics. A splitboard is a snowboard that doubles as skis making it easier for a snowboarder to access backcountry terrain.02-28-2013
20090159192Method of Manufacturing a Polypropylene Pinch Bag - An improved belt-clip holder for various objects is disclosed. The holder may be of unitary construction and includes a belt-clip for securely attaching the holder to a user's belt or other suitable item. The unitary construction reduces the cost and complexity of the holder. The holder has front, back and side panels to hold and protect an object, such as a dipping tobacco tin, or a group of objects, such as a group of credit cards. The holder also may have bottom panels in some embodiments. A retainer, having an integral retaining lip, secures the held object or objects in the holder. A cavity formed by the lower edges of the front, back, and side panels, allows a user to push a held object upward in order to remove the object from the holder. The retainer is configured so that a user my disengage the integral retaining lip using the same hand used to push the held object upward via the cavity. In this manner, the holder allows for the secure retention of an object within the holder, and also for easy, single-handed, removal of the object by a user when such removal is desired.06-25-2009
20100108249Method and Apparatus For Making Sealed Pouches - A method and apparatus for making pouches is disclosed. It includes using one or more of the following features: using two servo motors to drive a platen, providing a calibration routine is run at start-up and/or after the machine has been operating; controlling in response to feed back from the servo motor(s) such as feedback indicative of the distance the platen travels; the feedback is not of force exerted by the platen; and/or the platen is controlled to prevent unacceptable fracturing of the film laminate.05-06-2010
20130133823METHOD FOR APPLYING CARBON NANOTUBE FILM - A method for applying carbon nanotube films is provided. The method includes the following steps. At least one pre-laid supporter is placed on a film application device including a rotation axis and a rotator. The rotator is capable of rotating about the rotation axis, and includes a number of support surfaces, wherein the at least one pre-laid supporter is attached on the plurality of support surfaces. A carbon nanotube film is drawn from a carbon nanotube array that is supported by a supplier. One end of the carbon nanotube film away from the carbon nanotube array is adhered to one of the at least one pre-laid supporter. The rotator is rotates about the rotation axis such that the carbon nanotube film is applied on the at least one pre-laid supporter; and cutting the carbon nanotube film with a cutter.05-30-2013
20130068381SLEEVE MANUFACTURE - A sleeve is formed by applying a pattern of adhesive on one or more elongate sheets of material, combining the elongate sheets using the applied adhesive, and cutting the elongate sheets using cutting guides conforming to the pattern of adhesive, thereby forming separate sleeves bound by peripheral seams containing adhesive. Movement of the combined sheets into the cutter, and movement of the cutter, are combined by mechanical actuators and or processors to facilitate automated production of the sleeves.03-21-2013
20100006216APPARATUS, DEVICE METHOD FOR RUBBER-COATING OF CUTTING DIES - An apparatus, device and method for automatically rubber-coating cutting dies comprising: elastic material containing and distributing means (01-14-2010
20130087275TAPE DISPENSER - A tape dispenser includes a first arm, a second arm, a holder, a roller, a retaining device, a blade, spring(s) and one or more guides. The tape dispenser is positioned on a tape roll by positioning the holder on the inside of the tape roll and positioning the roller and retaining device on the outside of the tape roll. Tape is able to be pulled through the tape dispenser and then cut using the blade. After the tape is cut, the tape on the roll remains on the retaining device for easy access. The tape dispenser is also removable for use with many tape rolls.04-11-2013
20100132882Device For Cutting Through The Adhesive Bead Of Panes Fixed By Bonding - The invention provides a device and a method for cutting through an adhesive bead of a pane using a motor-driven winding-up device. The winding-up device includes a coil adapted to wind up a cutting wire for cutting through the adhesive bead and can be coupled, via a coupling that can be disengaged, to a suction disk that can be located on the vehicle inside in such a way that, preferably, the winding-up device is rotatably received on the suction disk. When the winding-up device is driven, it will therefore align itself automatically to the cutting wire.06-03-2010
20100101717DUAL-WEB APPARATUS FOR FIXING A RADIATION-CURABLE GEL-INK IMAGE ON A SUBSTRATE - Radiation-curable (such as UV-curable) ink is used to form an image on a moving substrate. A radiation-transmissive web is attached to the substrate, and then radiation is applied to the web and substrate to cure the ink. The resulting combined substrate and web forms a laminated print.04-29-2010
20090301651Method of producing a pants-type diaper - A method for producing disposable undergarments is disclosed. The method generally comprises combining a first layer, comprising an elastic material sandwiched between layers of nonwoven material, and a second layer, comprising a backing material and a graphically printed applied patch of material layer.12-10-2009
20130056144LAYERED SENSOR FOR DETERMINING AN ANALYTE CONCENTRATION - An implantable sensor is provide which can, be used for determining a concentration of at least one analyte in a medium, in particular a body tissue and/or a body fluid. The implantable sensor has a layered construction with at least one insulating carrier substrate and at least two electrodes which are arranged in at least two different layer planes of the implantable sensor and are electrically isolated from one another by the at least one insulating carrier substrate. The electrodes have electrode areas which face the medium when the sensor has been implanted, and are in contact with the medium over a large area and substantially uniformly, directly or via a generally analyte-permeable membrane layer.03-07-2013
20130056143METHOD OF DRILLING THROUGH A WALL OF A HOLLOW COMPONENT - A method of drilling a hole in a wall of a component, the component defining a cavity having a surface, the method having the steps of: inserting a two-phased material into the cavity; inserting at least one solid element of energy beam resistant material into the cavity; solidifying the two-phased material to secure the solid element in a fixed position; and drilling the hole with an energy beam wherein the surface of the cavity is protected from damage by at least one of the two-phase material or the solid element of energy beam resistant material.03-07-2013
20130062008Lip Substrate Applicator Kit and Method - A lip substrate applicator kit includes upper and lower applicators adapted to facilitate the application of lip substrates onto the upper and lower lips of a wearer. The lip substrates typically includes an image layer featuring one or more of a variety of colors, graphic designs and text elements. Edges of the applicators may be pre-cut to ensure that the applied substrate presents a symmetrical and clean appearance at the vermillion borders of the wearer's lips. Each applicator includes an adhesive layer, a peel layer and a guide layer. The guide layer has a guide pattern configured to aid a user in trimming excess portions from the applicator generally along a curved pathway, so that the substrate may be customized to fit the lips of the wearer. The kit may include a die cut applicator sheet from which the upper and lower applicators are die cut, suspended and detachable.03-14-2013
20130062007Method For Facilitating Assembly Of A Printhead Having A Polymer Layer - A method for assembling an inkjet jet print head enables piezoelectric transducers to be bonded to an inkjet ejector without closing inlets to a pressure chamber within the inkjet ejector. The method includes bonding a polymer layer to a diaphragm layer having a plurality of openings, bonding piezoelectric transducers to the diaphragm layer with a thermoset adhesive, placing thermoset polymer in areas between the piezoelectric transducers on the diaphragm layer, and drilling inlets through the thermoset polymer and the diaphragm at the openings in the diaphragm.03-14-2013
20120222807BUFFER ASSEMBLY AND APPLICATION METHOD THEREOF - A buffer assembly includes a buffer body and an adhesive layer on the buffer body. The buffer body includes a buffer portion and a mounting portion surrounding the buffer portion. The adhesive layer includes a first adhesive portion and a second adhesive portion surrounding the first adhesive portion. The first adhesive portion and the second adhesive portion respectively correspond to the buffer portion and the mounting portion. A first cutting line is disposed between the buffer portion and the mounting portion such that the mounting portion is separable from the buffer portion along the first cutting line. A second cutting line is disposed between the first adhesive portion and the second adhesive portion such that the second adhesive portion is separable from the first adhesive portion along the second cutting line. The second cutting line superposes the first cutting line.09-06-2012
20130160941Small Volume Test Strips with Large Sample Fill Ports, Supported Test Strips, and Methods of Making and Using Same - The present disclosure provides small volume analyte sensors having large sample fill ports, supported analyte sensors, analyte sensors having supported tip protrusions and methods of making and using same.06-27-2013
20120234484METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING ADHESIVE PATCH - A method and an apparatus for manufacturing an adhesive patch which is easily applied to the skin. The method includes a first step of forming a pressure-sensitive adhesive agent layer 09-20-2012
20120234483OPEN-CAVITY, REDUCED-PRESSURE TREATMENT DEVICES AND SYSTEMS - An open-cavity, reduced-pressure treatment device and system for treating a cavity in a patient's body, such as an abdominal cavity, is presented. In one instance, an open-cavity, reduced-pressure treatment device includes a plurality of encapsulated leg members, each having an interior portion with a leg manifold member and formed with fenestrations operable to allow fluid flow into the interior portion, and a central connection member fluidly coupled to the plurality of encapsulated leg members. The central connection member has a connection manifold member. The open-cavity, reduced-pressure treatment devices, systems, and methods allow for, among other things, removal of fluids.09-20-2012
20090242109MECHANICAL ADHESION OF COPPER METALLIZATION TO DIELECTRIC WITH PARTIALLY CURED EPOXY FILLERS - In some embodiments, an improved mechanical adhesion of copper metallization to dielectric with partially cured epoxy fillers is presented. In this regard, a substrate build-up film is introduced having epoxy material and a plurality of epoxy microspheres, wherein an interior of the microspheres is not fully cured. Other embodiments are also disclosed and claimed.10-01-2009
20110277929METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A LAMINATED PART FROM FIBRE MATERIAL - A method of manufacturing fibre-reinforced parts, such as blades, for wind power plants, whereby a number of layers (11-17-2011
20110284155Method and Plant for Manufacturing a Rubber-Coated Electronic Component - A method for manufacturing at least one member comprising at least one rubber-coated electronic component (11-24-2011
20110297310Method for Constructing Composite Building Boards Using Dissolvable Films - Disclosed are building board manufacturing techniques that minimize the build-up of slurry on associated forming equipment and also produce panels with enhanced physical properties. The methods involve applying a dissolvable film laminate to one or more fiber mats at the outset of the forming process. In the un-dissolved state, the film acts as a containment envelope for the gypsum slurry and any free floating glass fibers. During subsequent curing, the film is dissolved by vaporized water. In its dissolved state, the film is liquefied and coats the fibers of the underlying mat. This results in a building board with improved physical properties.12-08-2011
20120024470APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR TRANSFERRING SUBSTRATE MATERIAL AND PARTICULATE MATERIAL - An apparatus for transferring, at high speed and in a very effective and accurate and cost effective manner, particulate material from a first moving endless surface with reservoir(s) to a second moving endless surface carrying a substrate material, such as a nonwoven web material, and transferring said combination of substrate material with particulate material to a further apparatus unit; said second moving endless surface is adjacent and in communication with a first and a second vacuum chamber, with different vacuum pressures and/or different size. Also a process is provided, using the described apparatus.02-02-2012
20100084086MANUFACTURING METHODS OF PIEZOELECTRIC DEVICES - Methods are disclosed for manufacturing piezoelectric devices. An exemplary method comprises the step of bonding a lid wafer, a piezoelectric frame wafer (having a vibrating piece and a outer frame surrounding the vibrating piece), and a base wafer (having at least one wiring through-hole) together. A surface of a unit (typically ball-shaped) of eutectic metal is cleaned and then arranged on the through-hole. The unit of eutectic metal is then melted in a vacuum or inert gas environment to allow the eutectic metal to enter the through-hole.04-08-2010
20100084085Process For Producing GM-Siding With Wood Grain - Disclosed is a process for producing composite board, and the said board is glass fiber reinforced magnesium cement board with wood grain. The process comprises two steps of preparing a mold with wood grain and preparing glass fiber reinforced magnesium cement board using the mold. The first step comprises forming film bearing wood grain, copying the wood grain onto mill rolls, and rolling the formwork with the mill rolls. The second step comprises steps of preparing MgCl2 solution, agitating the mixed raw materials to obtain slurry, conveying the molds, scratching the slurry, disposing the raw materials, rolling, separating, shelving, curing, impregnating the board into water to remove free MgCl2, cutting, spraying protecting-paint, and so on. The process can produce the board with three-dimensional appeal, wood grain similar to that of log, and beautiful appearance.; The board produced by the process has advantages of fire proof, water proof, vermin proof, light weight, compression and bending resistant, high strength, no moss growing, and so on.04-08-2010
20110192533METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE MICRO-GRID - A method for manufacturing a transmission electron microscope (TEM) micro-grid is provided. A sheet of carbon nanotube structure comprising a plurality of carbon nanotubes is first provided. Some carbon nanotubes are removed from selected portions of the sheet of carbon nanotube structure to form a plurality of electron transmission portions. Each of the electron transmission portions includes a hole defined in the sheet of carbon nanotube structure and a plurality of residual carbon nanotubes in the hole. The sheet of carbon nanotube structure having the electron transmission portions is cut into pieces to form the TEM micro-grid.08-11-2011
20090120568METHOD OF TRANSFERRING A THIN FILM ONTO A SUPPORT - A method of transferring a thin film onto a first support, includes supplying a structure comprising a film of which at least one part originates from a solid substrate of a first material and which is solidly connected to a second support having a thermal expansion coefficient that is different from that of the first material and close to that of the first support, forming an embrittled area inside the film that defines the thin film to be transferred, affixing the film that is solidly connected to the second support to the first support, and breaking the film at the embrittled area.05-14-2009
20090090463PATTERN FORMING METHOD AND METHOD FOR FORMING MULTILAYER WIRING STRUCTURE - One embodiment of the present invention is a pattern forming method including: (I) a graft polymer forming step of preparing a substrate whose surface is modified with a graft polymer directly chemically bonded to a base material; (II) a particle-dispersed liquid placing step of placing droplets including a dispersion liquid including a liquid (dispersion medium) and particles dispersed therein on the graft polymer-formed surface in a predetermined pattern by a droplet discharging method; and (III) a particle pattern forming step of evaporating the liquid (dispersion medium) from the droplets placed, to form a layer including particles on the substrate in a predetermined pattern.04-09-2009
20090165941METHOD FOR PRODUCING WORN ARTICLE - A method for producing a worn article, capable of providing a desirable wearability while reducing the cost of production. The method includes the steps of: placing leg elastic members F along a first waveform α on a web W being carried, the first waveform α being continuous in a longitudinal direction L of the web W and having a predetermined wavelength λ and predetermined first amplitudes α07-02-2009
20090294043ADHESIVE SHEET - A method of providing surface protection during cutting using treatment with a chemical solution or dicing with defined requirements.12-03-2009
20100000671METHOD OF PRODUCING A PRIVACY SECURING FILM - The present invention relates to a privacy securing film, and more particularly, to a privacy securing film having a louver film, wherein the louver film is manufactured through a process including the steps of i) alternately laminating and thermo-compressing transparent film layers and opaque adhesive ink layers, and ii) cutting the thermo-compressed, laminated film perpendicularly to or at a certain angle with respect to the surface thereof such that the thickness of the louver film is in a range of 2 to 30 times the thickness of the transparent film, and a hard coat layer is provided on at least one outermost face of the privacy securing film. The privacy securing film of the present invention has a simplified structure, can be fabricated through a simple manufacturing process, can significantly reduce the creation of a ghost image, and has excellent radio-shielding effects, as compared with conventional ones.01-07-2010
20090183823METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING RIGID-FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - A method for manufacturing a rigid-flexible printed circuit boards includes following steps. Firstly, a flexible substrate is provided. Secondly, at least one slit is defined in the flexible substrate. Thirdly, a rigid substrate having a structure corresponding to the flexible substrate is provided. Fourthly, the flexible substrate is laminated to the rigid substrate to obtain a laminated substrate. Fifthly, part of the rigid substrate is removed. Sixthly, the laminated substrate is cut along an imaginary boundary line to remove waste portion of the laminated substrate. Thus, a rigid-flexible printed circuit board is obtained.07-23-2009
20090025869Method Of Making A Vision Control Panel Using Cut Film - A method of making a vision control panel includes cutting film material in a cutting pattern that includes a plurality of elongate film areas and a plurality of removable elongate film areas. The plurality of removable elongate film areas are optionally connected by a removal connector area. The method also includes separating the plurality of removable elongate film areas from the plurality of elongate film areas by means of an adhering surface, for example by using a removal connector area and/or adhesive tape. The method further includes applying a cut film pattern to a sheet of light permeable material, typically a transparent material, to form a vision control panel. Optionally, two vision control panels are made using alternate elongate film areas and removable alternate elongate film areas, from a single area of self-adhesive film.01-29-2009
20090211698REDUCED COMPLEXITY AUTOMATIC FIBER PLACEMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD - A method of forming a composite layup on a substrate comprises: moving an automatic fiber placement head over the substrate; using the fiber placement head to lay down multiple, parallel strips of composite tape on the substrate, including staggering the start of at least certain of the tape strips so as to form a contour pattern; and, cutting the ends of all of the tape strips using a single cut.08-27-2009
20120067516Device for Transferring and Aligning Strips Intended to be Assembled to form a Ply - A device for manufacturing a reinforcing ply N by assembling lengths of strip cut at an angle, comprising: a feed means (03-22-2012
20090250160METHOD OF FABRICATING OPTICAL FUNCTIONAL ELEMENT - A comb-teeth electrode, a frame electrode, and an inter-electrode wire are formed on a first major surface of a substrate made of a ferroelectric material. A back-face electrode is formed on a second major surface of the substrate. A periodically-poled structure is formed by applying a voltage between the frame electrode and the back-face electrode. A region equivalent to the periodically-poled structure is cut from the substrate thereby fabricating an optical functional element. The inter-electrode wire is formed on an insulating layer that is formed on the substrate.10-08-2009
20100263791FLUID DISPENSING SUBASSEMBLY WITH COMPLIANT FILM - A fluid dispensing subassembly includes a diaphragm arranged to be operated on by a transducer, an aperture array through which fluid is forced onto a substrate, a manifold body between the diaphragm and the aperture array, a spacer between the manifold body and the aperture array, the spacer arranged to form a gap at least partially overlapping the manifold, and a compliant film arranged between the manifold body and the spacer such that the fluid resides on a side of the film adjacent the manifold, and that the film is unsupported by the spacer over a least a portion of the manifold. A fluid dispensing subassembly, includes a first set of plates including a diaphragm to be operated on by a transducer, a second set of plates including at least one manifold plate to direct ink to an aperture plate forming an exterior surface of the second set of plates, and a polymer compliant film arranged in between the first and second sets of plates to attach the first and second sets of plates together to form the fluid dispensing subassembly. A method of manufacturing a fluid dispensing subassembly includes forming a first structure of at least a diaphragm, forming a second structure of at least a manifold body, placing a polymer compliant film between the first and second structures, and using the polymer compliant film as an adhesive to attach the first and second structures of plates together, forming a fluid dispensing subassembly.10-21-2010
20090078366MANUFACTURING METHOD OF OPTICAL SHEETS FOR DISPLAY - The present invention provides a fabrication method which promotes adhesion of sheet materials when bonding a plurality of optical sheets into a compound sheet and provides a manufacturing method of optical sheets suitable for liquid crystal display units and the like. A manufacturing method according to one aspect of the present invention includes a lamination step of laminating a plurality of optical sheets; and a bonding step of irradiating at least one or more spots on a laminate of the optical sheets prepared in the lamination step with a laser beam from one side of the laminate and thereby bonding the irradiated spots to obtain a compound optical sheet in which the plurality of optical sheets are integrated. Preferably, the method further includes a step of forming a photothermal conversion layer from a light absorber between the optical sheets to be fused. Incidentally, ultrasonic welding may be used instead of, or in combination with, laser welding.03-26-2009
20100224316HEAT-PEELABLE PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET FOR CUTTING LAMINATED CERAMIC SHEET AND METHOD FOR CUT-PROCESSING LAMINATED CERAMIC SHEET - The invention relates to a heat-peelable pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for cutting a laminated ceramic sheet, which is used for temporary fixing at cutting of the laminated ceramic sheet, the heat-peelable pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet including a base material and, formed on at least one surface of the base material, a heat-expandable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer containing a pressure-sensitive adhesive and a foaming agent, in which the heat-expandable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a gel fraction of 50% by weight or more, and the heat-expandable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a glass transition temperature of −40° C. to 30° C.09-09-2010
20130126083Imaging Device and Imaging Device Manufacturing Method - A technique capable of satisfying both higher functionality and higher accuracy in a compact imaging device is sought to be provided. In order to accomplish the above object, an imaging device is formed by lamination of a plurality of layers including: an imaging element layer that has an imaging element part; a lens layer that has a lens part whose distance from the imaging element part is changeable, and is disposed between a subject and the imaging element part; and an actuator layer that has an actuator part to move the lens part, and is disposed between the subject and the imaging element part.05-23-2013
20090065133PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET FOR DICING AND DICING METHOD - The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for dicing comprising a substrate layer and an active energy ray-curable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on the substrate layer, in which the active energy ray-curable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a gel fraction before irradiation with an active energy ray of 50% or more. Furthermore, the invention also provides a method for dicing an adherend, which comprises attaching the pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for dicing to an adherend, followed by cutting the adherend using a round blade. The pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for dicing of the invention is free from leaving any adhesive residue on chips, from peeling of the pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet from the ring for fixing it, as well as from leaving any paste residue on the ring.03-12-2009
20090084494Substrate manufacturing method - A substrate manufacturing method is disclosed. A substrate manufacturing method, comprising: providing a support body on which a first separation layer is formed; forming a second separation layer on the first separation layer; forming an adhesion layer which covers the first separation layer and the second separation layer; forming a circuit stack body on the adhesion layer; cutting the circuit stack body, the adhesion layer and the second separation layer to a pre-determined shape; and forming a circuit stack unit by separating the second layer from the first layer, provides easy separation of the circuit stack pattern, which formed on the support body, from the support body and reduced manufacturing cost by reducing number of process and required materials for manufacturing coreless thin substrate.04-02-2009
20110240216METHODS FOR AFFIXING OVERLAY SHEETS TO CONCRETE FORM - A resin impregnated overlay sheet is laid atop a wood veneer to create a concrete form. At a pre-press station, pressure is applied to a veneer assembly having an overlay sheet laid atop it. Thereafter, the pressed overlaid assembly is transferred for final hot pressing. The pre-pressing of the overlay sheet onto the wood veneer ensures the static adherence of the overlay sheet to the veneer prior to final hot pressing.10-06-2011
20100065199METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A DIAPER - The disclosure relates to a method for the production of a diaper having a main part comprising a front region, a back region, and a crotch region located there between that comes to rest between the user's legs in the longitudinal direction, and side sections attached on both sides. The method is characterized in that a material web forming the side sections is supplied in the longitudinal direction; the material recesses for attaining an oblique course or contouring of the side sections are formed by placing an opening with a continuous circumferential edge in the material web; the material web is then divided in the longitudinal direction and said separation runs through the opening; sections are removed from the two partial webs transversely to the longitudinal direction in order to form the side sections to be applied on both sides; and the sections are attached to the respective back region and/or to the front region.03-18-2010
20110048628METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A DISCRETE TRACK MEDIUM TYPE PERPENDICULAR MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIUM - A method of manufacturing a discrete track medium type perpendicular magnetic recording layer with reduced magnetic interference between tracks and enhanced magnetic recording density is disclosed in which protruding parts of a pattern of protrusions and recesses provided in a composite magnetic recording layer are formed in high quality having a similar film thickness and equivalent perpendicular magnetic recording performance to a perpendicular magnetic recording layer designed for a continuous film type medium. The method includes a first step of laminating at least a magnetic recording layer, a sacrifice layer, and a carbon protective layer on a nonmagnetic substrate in this order; a second step of selectively removing the resist film and the carbon protective layer at openings for forming recessed parts using a mask of a resist film pattern formed concentric to form protruding parts for constructing recording tracks; a third step of modifying the sacrifice layer and the magnetic recording layer exposing at the recessed parts into a nonmagnetic state; a fourth step of removing the resist film, the carbon protective layer, and the sacrifice layer at the protruding parts between the recessed parts; and a fifth step of depositing a carbon protective layer and a lubricant layer in this order on the recessed parts and the protruding parts.03-03-2011
20100065198ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECT WITH MAXIMIZED ELECTRICAL CONTACT - An electrical interconnect has an adhesive layer in which is formed an array of apertures, the apertures being of non-circular shape. An electrical circuit apparatus has a first circuit having at least one electrical contact, a second circuit having at least one electrical contact aligned to the electrical contact of the first circuit, and a standoff structure between the first and second circuits having at least one aperture aligned to one electrical contact of the first and second circuits, the aperture being of a non-circular shape.03-18-2010
20090288765Methods for the Manufacture of Fastener Tabs - A method of making fastener tabs includes providing a length of tab substrate. A first adhesive is applied to a first adhesive region of the length of tab substrate. A second adhesive is applied to a second adhesive region of the length of tab substrate. The first and second adhesive regions are adjacent such that the first and second adhesive regions have a common longitudinal edge. The first and second adhesive regions have different adhesion characteristics.11-26-2009
20090000728Method for Producing Surface Protection Plate for Liquid Crystal Displays and Method for Producing Liquid Crystal Display - At least two or more plastic films are adhered via an adhesive layer or layers to produce a laminate plate having a total thickness of the plastic films of 250 to 700 μm, and then the laminate plate is subjected to die cutting to obtain a surface protection plate 5. The thickness of each plastic film is preferably chosen to be 50 to 400 μm. A surface protection plate having superior rigidity can be thereby easily produced with a smaller thickness. The thus obtained surface protection plate 01-01-2009
20110041995UNIVERSAL C ARM TAPE DRAPE - A drape, such as but not limited to, a drape that can be used to cover a C arm of a medical device is provided. The drape includes material, at least one cuff and at least one adhesive strip. The material has a select property and has a select shape. The at least one cuff is formed along at least one edge of the material. The at least one cuff is configured to allow manipulation of the drape by a user. The at least one adhesive strip is configured to selectively adhere the drape to a surface to be covered by the drape.02-24-2011
20110041994Method and Apparatus for Encasing a Wooden Member - An apparatus for applying a vinyl cover to an elongated member utilizes a sheet extruder providing a sheet of pliable vinyl or fiber reinforced polymer of predetermined width, a feed conveyor capable of supporting and rotating an elongated member adjacent the sheet extruder such that a still hot and pliable sheet may be applied thereto beginning at a proximal end as the wooden member rotates. The feed conveyor includes a linear drive urging the member transversely of the sheet extruder to position the member for continuous application of the sheet substantially along the length thereof, a rotary drive engaging the member at the proximal end and capable of rotating the member to continuously apply the sheet over an opposite end of the member.02-24-2011
20120199282COMPOSITE 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.08-09-2012
20100243147LAMINATING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEALED STRUCTURE BODY - A laminating apparatus including a decompression chamber, a heater table provided in the decompression chamber, and a pressing member provided above the heater table in the decompression chamber. The pressing member includes an elastic sheet facing the heater table, and a supporting frame to support the elastic sheet by partitioning and to form expansion chambers for partitions, each of which makes the elastic sheet expand to the heater table side by a pressure of a fed gas.09-30-2010
20090242110Method for manufacturing polarizer - A method for manufacturing a polarizer includes: transferring a ridge-trough pattern with a mold onto a surface of a substrate formed with a transparent medium; forming a metal layer so as to at least fill a trough portion of the ridge-trough pattern transferred on the substrate; grinding the metal layer and a ridge portion of the ridge-trough pattern transferred on the substrate to form a periodic pattern of a material of the metal layer and the transparent medium, where a period of the ridge-trough pattern is not longer than a wavelength of an incident light flux.10-01-2009
20080216951Microfluidic Detection Device Having Reduced Dispersion And Method For Making Same - A microfluidic detection device provides reduced dispersion of axial concentration gradients in a flowing sample. The microfluidic detection device includes a cell body and a flow path through the cell body. The flow path has an inlet segment, an outlet segment, and a central segment, which forms a detection cell. The central segment is located between and at an angle with both the inlet segment and the outlet segment. The central segment has a first junction with the inlet segment and a second junction with the outlet segment. The cell body contains two arms that can transmit light to and from the detection cell. At least a portion of a first arm is located in the first junction and at least a portion of a second arm is located in the second junction. The portions of the arms located in the junctions are situated so that fluid entering or exiting the central segment of the flow path flows around the outer surface of one of the portions. By ensuring that the flow velocity is high near the walls both at the beginning and at the end of the conduit, the configuration serves to counteract dispersion caused by the normal parabolic velocity profile of flow through a cylindrical conduit, where the fluid velocity is highest at the center. In addition, the configuration promotes efficient sweeping of the entire volume between the two arms. A method for manufacturing the microfluidic detection device is also provided.09-11-2008
20090107622METHOD OF PRODUCING CUT-AND-STACK LABELS - A method is provided of producing cut-and-stack labels from a web of printing stock. The method includes the steps of printing indicia on a first face of the web, laminating a protective film to the web over the printed first face, applying an antistat to the laminated web and drying the antistat. This is followed by the slitting of the web into at least two narrow webs. The narrow webs are then dusted with an offset powder, cut into sheets of predetermined length and finished into cut-and-stack labels.04-30-2009
20120055626TEST STRIP WITH FLARED SAMPLE RECEIVING CHAMBER - A test strip with a sample receiving chamber having a novel flared portion that terminates in a sample receiving opening. The flared portion provides a reservoir from which sample fluid can be drawn into the capillary or sample receiving chamber. The wider opening provided by the present invention is easier to “target” with a sample fluid. In preferred embodiments, the hydrophilic reagent layer extends to the dosing end or side of the test strip and further promotes wicking of the sample into the sample receiving chamber and thus reduces dose hesitation. In other preferred embodiments, a tapered dosing end is provided on the test strip in combination with the flared portion, and this combination create a test strip that will draw sample fluid into the sample receiving chamber regardless of where along the dosing edge of the test strip the fluid sample makes contact.03-08-2012
20110017392MECHATRONIC GUN FOR TAPING A HARNESS - A portable mechatronic tape gun for the automatic taping of a single spot on a wire harness by a user. A user places the drum of a mechatronic taping gun over a wire harness and actuates an activation button on a handle. The actuation of the activation button causes a rotational movement in the drum. The rotational movement of the drum causes tape to be cut and rolled around the wire harness. The user then removes the mechatronic taping gun from the harness, and moves to a different spot on the wire harness for additional taping of the wire harness.01-27-2011
20120111495METHOD FOR CUTTING OBJECT TO BE PROCESSED - A silicon substrate 05-10-2012
20110094669Method of Producing a Composite Multi-Layered Printed Absorbent Article - A method for producing a composite multi-layered absorbent article. At least two of the layers include a colored region.04-28-2011
20110094670FLEX CIRCUIT WITH SINGLE SIDED ROUTING AND DOUBLE SIDED ATTACH - A flex circuit having conductive traces formed on only one side of a base film for attaching to both sides of a DITO touch sensor panel is disclosed. By having conductive traces formed on only one side of the base film, the number of process steps and fabrication cost can be reduced because only a single etching step is needed. Furthermore, because the flex circuit is thinner, the resultant space savings can be utilized for other features in a device without enlarging the overall device package.04-28-2011
20120118496Method of making bamboo-surfaced layered Venetian blind slats - The present invention relates to a method of making bamboo-surfaced layered Venetian blind slats comprising the steps of (1) selecting bamboo slices, the length of each is slightly longer than that of the slats to be made, the width of each is the total width of a plurality of the slats to be made; (2) selecting filling slices, the length and width of each are identical to those of the bamboo slices; (3) selecting adhesives and using the adhesives to adhere a bamboo slice, a filling slice, a bamboo slice in turn to form a layered slat piece and all adjacent slices are adhered to one another along their fibers with their tight and loose surfaces arranged symmetrically; (4) placing the layered blind slat piece into a flat plate mold with a large surface area, and a flat plate with a large surface area is thus formed from compression; (5) cutting along the longitude of the flat plate with a large surface area to obtain bamboo-surfaced layered Venetian blind blank slats; (6) trimming the remains of the cutting surfaces and the two end surfaces of the bamboo-surfaced layered Venetian blind blank slats, and bamboo-surfaced layered Venetian blind slats are obtained. The beneficial effects are reduction of wood consumption, high production efficiency, low production cost, and small deformation of products such as bending, twisting and warping and thus prolonging the usable period of the products.05-17-2012
20120125532METHODS FOR AFFIXING OVERLAY SHEETS TO CONCRETE FORM - A resin impregnated overlay sheet is laid atop a wood veneer to create a concrete form. At a pre-press station, pressure is applied to a veneer assembly having an overlay sheet laid atop it. Thereafter, the pressed overlaid assembly is transferred for final hot pressing. The pre-pressing of the overlay sheet onto the wood veneer ensures the static adherence of the overlay sheet to the veneer prior to final hot pressing.05-24-2012
20100288433PROCESS FOR IMPROVING THE REFLECTIVITY OF REFLECTIVE SURFACES OF ANTENNAS - The invention relates to a process for improving the reflectivity of reflective surfaces (11-18-2010
20100206473FLOORING PRODUCT WITH INTEGRATED CIRCUITRY AND METHOD FOR ITS MANUFACTURE - A method for manufacturing a flooring product with integrated circuitry, comprising the steps of providing a plurality of pieces (08-19-2010
20120247659Method For Assembling A Printhead Having An Inkjet Ejector With A Polymer Aperture Plate Attached To An Outlet Plate - A method of assembly produces a printhead having a polymer aperture plate and outlet plate that are at least 25 mm in length. The method includes bonding the polymer aperture plate to the outlet plate, which is configured with outlets. A laser is aligned with the outlets in the outlet plate to ablate apertures in the polymer aperture plate and the outlet plate is bonded to an inkjet stack to couple the outlets in the outlet plate to pressure chambers in a body plate in the inkjet stack.10-04-2012
20120247658GLASS BODY CUTTING METHOD, PACKAGE MANUFACTURING METHOD, PACKAGE, PIEZOELECTRIC VIBRATOR, OSCILLATOR, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND RADIO-CONTROLLED TIME PIECE - Disclosed is a glass body cutting method for cutting a glass body along a planned cutting line, the method including: a groove forming process of forming a groove on one surface of the glass body along the planned cutting line by irradiation of a laser light along the planned cutting line; an attachment process of attaching an adhesive sheet to the one surface to cover at least the groove, after the groove forming process; and a cutting process of cutting the glass body along the planned cutting line by applying a tear stress along the planned cutting line while pressing a cutting blade against the other surface of the glass body in a state where the glass body is disposed on a supporting section through the adhesive sheet, after the attachment process.10-04-2012
20100012264COMPLEX SECTION CONSISTING OF A METAL SECTION COVERED WITH A METAL FOIL - The invention relates to a complex section (01-21-2010
20120261065FABRICATING METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A method of fabricating an LCD device is discussed. The method according to an embodiment includes combining a first substrate having thin film transistors with a second substrate having black matrices and color filters using a sealant. Also, the method includes: forming an absorbent layer which is positioned to overlap with an edge of the sealant and burned by a laser; curing the sealant partially covered with the absorbent layer by irradiating UV light; burning the absorbent layer using a laser beam; and cutting the sealant through the burnt absorbent layer and the second substrate opposite to the absorbent layer using a scriber.10-18-2012
20100326592METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - It is an object to provide a method for manufacturing a liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal layer which exhibits a stable blue phase. The following steps are performed: a first step of forming a thermosetting first sealant so as to form a frame over a first substrate; a second step of forming a photocurable and thermosetting second sealant on an outer side than the first sealant over the first substrate; a third step of dropping a liquid crystal material which exhibits a blue phase at a given temperature on an inner side than the first sealant; a fourth step of attaching a second substrate to the first substrate in a reduced-pressure atmosphere; a fifth step of performing polymer stabilization treatment on the liquid crystal material; and a sixth step of curing the first sealant through heat treatment.12-30-2010
20110220278METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A PLURALITY OF OPTICAL DEVICES - A method wherein firstly a spacer arrangement and a first wafer are brought together with each other with a first portion of curable adhesive between a first side of the spacer arrangement and the first substrate, to produce a partial stack, and then a second wafer is brought together with a second side of the spacer arrangement, with a second portion of curable adhesive between the second side of the spacer arrangement and the second wafer. Then, the first portion of the curable adhesive and the second portion of the curable adhesive are cured simultaneously.09-15-2011
20110226413CARBON NANOTUBE FILM COMPOSITE STRUCTURE, TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE GRID USING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a method for making a graphene sheet-carbon nanotube film composite structure. The method includes steps of: providing a carbon nanotube film structure and a dispersed solution, and the dispersed solution comprises a solvent and an amount of functionalized graphene sheets dispersed in the solvent; applying the dispersed solution on a surface of the carbon nanotube film structure; and removing the solvent and thereby locating the functionalized graphene sheets on the carbon nanotube film structure. The present invention also relates to a method for making a transmission electron microscope grid.09-22-2011
20120279645DOUBLE-FACED ADHESIVE TAPE JOINING METHOD AND DOUBLE-FACED ADHESIVE TAPE JOINING APPARATUS - A double-faced adhesive tape is accurately joined to a bent tape joining face of a workpiece while a separator on an upper surface remains without separation of the separator. Specifically, the double-faced adhesive tape has the separator on the upper surface remaining and a separator on a lower surface being separated, and a rotary cutter forms slits at given intervals along sides of the separator on the double-faced adhesive tape that is to be supplied to a tape joining position. Then, the double-faced adhesive tape having the separator with the slits formed therein is guided to the tape joining position at a front end of apparatus, and is successively joined to a front face of the workpiece while being pressed with a joining roller.11-08-2012
20130008594Apparatus and Method for Mass Producing Optical Fiber Splice-On Connector Subunits - The invention provides and apparatus and method for mass producing a plurality of fiber optic mechanical splice-on connector subunits. The apparatus utilizes a magazine detachably mounted on a frame and containing a plurality of slots. The slots contain a plurality of subunits, each of which includes a ferrule assembly carrying a fiber stub coated in uncured epoxy. The slots are moved through a cleaving zone on the apparatus defined by the area between a cleaver and fiber holder, wherein the fiber stubs are cleaved and then pulled so the portion of the fiber stub extending from the ferrule assembly to the cleaved end has a specified length. After cleaving and pulling all the fiber stubs in the magazine, the magazine is detached from the apparatus and moved to an oven wherein the epoxy is cured. After cooling, the subunits and removed from the magazine to provide a plurality of subunits, each containing a cleaved fiber stub securely oriented therein.01-10-2013
20130014889RAPID FABRICATION OF A COMPOSITE PART - A method of fabricating a composite part including reinforcing fibers comprises fabricating a masterless layup mandrel tool at a fabrication site. The tool includes a composite face sheet that provides a layup surface. The method further comprises using the masterless tool at that site to form a layup of the reinforcing fibers.01-17-2013
20080223512Method and system for printing variable length adhesive labels - Systems and methods for printing various length adhesive labels using continuous adhesive label stock and a mechanical cutter that eliminates problems associated with the build up of adhesive on the cutter blade are provided. A continuous label stock includes regions where adhesive is provided interspersed with regions where there is no adhesive provided. After printing has occurred, the continuous label stock is fed to a mechanical cutter that separates the printed label from the continuous label stock by cutting through a region where there is no adhesive provided. As such, no adhesive will be transferred to the cutter blade, thereby removing any possibility of a build up of adhesive on the cutter blade. Since there will not be any build up of adhesive on the cutter blade, problems associated with the build up of adhesive on the cutter blade are eliminated.09-18-2008
20130126082METAL COPPER CLAD LAMINATE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING METAL CORE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD USING THE SAME - There are provided a metal copper clad laminate (MCCL) and a method of manufacturing a metal core printed circuit board (MCPCB) using the same. The MCCL includes a metal plate; a first polyimide adhesive layer laminated on the metal plate, the first polyimide adhesive layer having a shape corresponding to that of the metal plate so as not to expose an upper surface of the metal plate; a polyimide insulating layer laminated on the polyimide adhesive layer; and copper cladding laminated on the polyimide insulating layer.05-23-2013
20130092318MULTILAYER ADHESIVE SHEET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - Provided is a multilayer adhesive sheet which enables easy separation between an adhesive layer and a die attach film during the pick-up even in cases where an acrylate ester copolymer is used in the die attach film, thereby making the pick-up work of semiconductor chips after the dicing easy. The multilayer adhesive sheet comprises a base film, an adhesive layer that is disposed on one surface of the base film, and a die attach film that is disposed on an exposed surface of the adhesive layer. The adhesive that constitutes the adhesive layer contains: (A) a (meth)acrylate ester copolymer; (B) an ultraviolet polymerizable compound; (C) a multifunctional isocyanate curing agent; (D) a photopolymerization initiator; and (E) a silicone polymer.04-18-2013
20090139644PROCESS AND TOOLS FOR MANUFACTURING COMPOSITE RING FRAMES - The present invention relates to a process for manufacturing composite ring frames for aeronautical fuselages by means of the application of the RTM technology to two preforms with C- and L-shaped sections manufactured using two tools (06-04-2009
20120273123Methods of Manufacturing Paint Roller Covers From A Tubular Fabric Sleeve - A method of manufacturing paint roller covers is disclosed in which the paint roller covers are manufactured from a seamless, tubular fabric sleeve having a backing or base fabric having pile strands knitted thereinto which pile strands extend outwardly from the base fabric to form the pile of the seamless, tubular fabric sleeve. The seamless, tubular fabric sleeve is placed onto a segment of film wound onto a cylindrical member, and heat is applied to cause the segment of film to fuse with the base fabric to support the seamless, tubular fabric sleeve in a cylindrical configuration. The tubular knitted pile fabric having the segment of film fused thereto may be finished into paint roller covers by combing and shearing the pile fabric to a desired length, beveling the edges of the paint roller covers, and vacuuming stray fibers from the paint roller covers.11-01-2012
20130118683Composite Lamination Using Array Of Parallel Material Dispensing Heads - Aspects of the present disclosure include various exemplary methods relating to composite lamination using one or more arrays of parallel material dispensing heads. In one example, a method of fabricating a high aspect ratio composite article is disclosed which may involve applying a first strip material to a work surface datum at a first angle with a first material dispenser, and applying a plurality of second strip materials to a work surface datum each at a second angle with a plurality of rotatable parallel material dispensers. The method may also involve advancing the first material dispenser and the rotatable parallel material dispensers as a unit the width of the second strip material and continuing application of the first strip material by the first material dispenser and a plurality of second strip materials by the rotatable parallel material dispensers until a desired length is reached.05-16-2013

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