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428018000 Tree 15
428024000 Flower or flower petal 9
428022000 Including naturally occurring article 7
428023000 Cluster or with holder 5
20130029062Scented Artificial Flower - Artificial floral products are provided, and more particularly real touch flowers that feel like real flowers and that have an artificial scent associated with the flower are provided. In particular, the scent is embedded into the flower petals, providing a more lifelike appearance and pleasing smell.01-31-2013
20090286019DEVICE COMPRISING A MAT AND USE OF THE DEVICE - The present invention relates to a device comprising a mat (11-19-2009
20110262665ARTIFICIAL GRASS FIBRE AND ARTIFICIAL LAWN COMPRISING SUCH A FIBRE - The invention relates to a synthetic fibre of the monofilament type for use in an artificial lawn, which synthetic fibre has a width greater than the thickness of the synthetic fibre.10-27-2011
20130017345SIMULATED PLANT DECORATIVE FABRIC OR WEBAANM Zhang; ChengAACI ZhejiangAACO CNAAGP Zhang; Cheng Zhejiang CN - The present invention relates to a plant simulation decorative cloth/mesh, comprising a cloth or mesh, the simulation plant on one or both sides of the cloth or mesh being sewn to the cloth or mesh. Advantages: (1) The present invention creates a precedent for the stereoscopic plant simulation cloth/mesh, expanding the applications and uses of the cloth; 2. the present invention not only can decorate a variety of body surface with a stereoscopic sense, but also achieves a stereoscopic simulation greening and shading effect of the city, home, garden, roofing, garage, seaside resort and specific places, creating a decorative effect with green leaves, flowers and fruits; 3. the present invention not only enjoys high manufacturing efficiency, low cost, and convenient transport by folding, but also avoids the phenomenon that the green leaves, flowers and fruits come off at their roots from the cloth or mesh because of the reliable flexibility and folding performance of the cloth/mesh used for connection of the green leaves, flowers and fruits, resulting no environmental pollution, characterized by firm and reliable connection, both beautifying the environment and achieving the sun-shading purpose.01-17-2013
20130196088ARTIFICIAL FLORAL ARRANGEMENT - An artificial floral arrangement and method for its production are described. A liner is inserted into a mold container having a continuous inner side wall with a lower edge and a bottom wall. A wrap, such as one or more artificial leaves or other plant components, is wrapped around the container inner side wall, and secured in place by placing an adhesive moldable binder into the container at the interface of the wrap and bottom wall. A floral support, which may be of the same composition as the binder, is placed inside the container, and floral material is inserted into the support. The stand-alone floral arrangement made up of the wrap, binder ring, floral support and floral material, is then removed from the container and the liner stripped away. The floral arrangement can be displayed without a container, reinserted into the mold container, or placed in a different container.08-01-2013
428021000 Artificial fruit or garnishing leaf display strip 2
20100159161PLANT AND STEM DESIGN AND METHOD OF MAKING - A lifelike carving product and a method of producing the same is provided. The product may be utilized as an onlay or integral part of architectural elements to show designs of plant, fruit, and/or vegetable. The product includes at least one plant body, at least one stem, and a realistic fruit-stem/vegetable-stem interface. The plant body may include a flattened area, a stem receptacle whereat a plant end of the stem converges to the plant body, and an arcuate rim that at least partially surrounds the plant end in the stem receptacle. The realistic fruit-stem/vegetable-stem interface may be formed with the stem converging to the plant body perpendicularly with respect to a tangent line, or with a stem centerline of the stem aligning with a stem plane.06-24-2010
20100062193Artificial Fruit Apparatus - An artificial banana apparatus includes a plurality of artificial banana bodies, each artificial banana body being elongate and curved, each artificial banana body having a stem end and an opposed tip, and each stem end having a channel. The banana apparatus including a plurality of elongate stems, each stem having a first end telescopically received in a respective channel to allow a length of the stem outside said artificial banana body to be adjusted, each stem having a second end with a magnetic element. The apparatus includes a stem hub having at least one magnetic element complementary to the stem magnetic elements to removably couple the stems to the stem hub, the stem hub having at least two rows of sockets complementary to the stem second ends to receive the stem second ends in at least two rows.03-11-2010
428027000 Framework with or therefor 2
20100040810TEXTILE SUBSTRATE FOR TUFTED PRODUCT - This textile support is intended for the preparation of a tufted product such as an artificial grass or a carpet. It comprises at least one woven or non-woven lay. Technical yarns extend in one or two directions and are joined to the said lay for reinforcing it by knitting on a warp knitting machine, the said technical yams extending on the one hand in the warp direction and on the other in the weft direction on all or part of the width of the said lay.02-18-2010
20080241433Artificial hedge structure - An artificial hedge structure (10-02-2008
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20100040808SYNTHETIC FIBER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - The present invention relates to a method for producing a synthetic fiber for use in an artificial grass sports field, including the steps of supplying a layer of synthetic material; and obtaining the synthetic fiber from the layer of synthetic material, wherein the layer of synthetic material comprises at least two layers of different synthetic materials, using a co-extrusion process. The invention also relates to such a synthetic fiber and to an artificial lawn suitable for sports fields, including a substrate to which synthetic fibers according to the invention have been attached.02-18-2010
20080260974ARTIFICIAL TURF - An artificial turf has a base layer, a multiplicity of blades fixed to and projecting upward from the base layer, and a mass of infill between the blades and on the base layer. The infill is formed of elongated plastic fibers each having a longitudinally extending inner part of a predetermined first plastic and a longitudinally extending outer part bonded to the inner part and of a predetermined second plastic different from the first plastic.10-23-2008
20120183705POLYOLEFIN DISPERSION TECHNOLOGY USED FOR RESIN COATED SAND - A polymer-coated particulate material having: a particulate substrate; and an applied compound, wherein the applied compound coats at least 50% of the surface of the particulate substrate, and wherein, at the time of application, the applied compound includes a dispersion including: a thermoplastic polymer; and a stabilizing compound. In another aspect, embodiments disclosed herein relate to a method of forming a polymer-coated particulate material, the method including the steps of: incorporating a particulate substrate and a dispersion, the dispersion comprising: a thermoplastic polymer; a stabilizing compound; and a dispersion medium selected from the group consisting of an organic solvent, water, and combinations thereof; removing at least a portion of the dispersion medium.07-19-2012
20100015364METHOD FOR STIFFING SYNTHETIC RIBBONS OF A SYNTHETIC TURF SURFACE - The present invention is directed to a system and method for adjusting the relative stiffness of a synthetic turf system's synthetic ribbons. A stiffening agent is applied to the synthetic turf system such that its synthetic ribbons that are responsive to the stiffening agent will stiffen subsequent to the application of the stiffening agent.01-21-2010
20130078394Fire Retardants, Fire Retardant Synthetic Turf Products and Methods of Making Same - The invention comprises a fire retardant composition comprising a fire retardant compound that thermally decomposes to release carbon dioxide or water or both and a thermoplastic polymer. The invention also comprises a fire resistant synthetic turf comprising a backing layer, a face fiber and infill material between the face fibers, the infill material comprises a flame retardant composition comprising a flame retardant compound that thermally decomposes to release carbon dioxide or water or both and a thermoplastic polymer. The invention also comprises a method of forming a fire resistant synthetic turf product.03-28-2013
20130034671Chlorophyll cooling agent for synthetic turf components - An artificial turf is disclosed having a base and a plurality of synthetic fibers attached to and extending upward from the base, the fibers comprising a chlorin-based organic colorant and the colorant reflects infrared radiation in the range of 700 to 1,100 nm.02-07-2013
20100104778SUBSTRATE FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF - Disclosed is a substrate for artificial turf that includes a base pad with a channel that extends across an upper surface of the pad and a tube that lies within the channel. The base pad has a generally flat lower surface and a generally flat upper surface that is spaced apart and oppositely disposed from the lower surface. The channel has a sidewall and a bottom surface, the sidewall extending from the upper surface of the base pad to the bottom surface of the channel and the bottom surface being spaced apart from the lower surface of the base pad. The tube has a sidewall defining an inner diameter surface and an outer diameter surface, with at least one aperture through the sidewall adjoining the inner diameter surface and the outer diameter surface. The channel and the tube are operable for liquid to flow through. In some instances, a radiant heating wire can extend across the upper surface of the base pad.04-29-2010
20100104779SHOCK ABSORBING ATHLETIC FIELD AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING SAME - An athletic field is constructed using side-by-side conjoined layers of resilient synthetic material placed over a drain blanket and extending to a peripheral trench drain. The primary material construction is a reliable layer approximately 4 feet wide by 200 feet long comprising a dimpled polyethylene core material with bonded top and bottom thin, flexible geotechnic fabric layers. A flange and flap system along one edge receives the opposite edge of the joining strip to bond the laterally adjoining layers together in a shingling or tiered manner to promote drainage and to keep water out of the resilient pliable structure. The top surface is overlaid with artificial turf04-29-2010
20090304953BONDED AND TUFTED NONWOVENS II, METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE AND USES - A tufted nonwoven with improved stitch holding, a bonded nonwoven and methods for their manufacture are described. The tufted nonwoven with improved stitch holding comprises a face material which tufts a bonded nonwoven comprising a mixture of a plurality of bicomponent filaments 1 with a plurality of bicomponent filaments 2 wherein iα) at least bicomponent filaments 1 exhibit a core/sheath geometry wherein component 11 represents the core and component 12 represents the sheath or iβ) at least bicomponent filaments 1 exhibit a side by side geometry wherein component 11 represents side 1 and component 12 represents side 2 or iγ) at least bicomponent filaments 1 exhibit an islands in the sea geometry wherein component 11 represents the islands and component 12 represents the sea ii) the component 11 exhibits a melting temperature T12-10-2009
20090269517Floor cleansing system and method for use thereof - A floor cleaning system and method for use thereof is disclosed for facilitating removal of waste materials. The system includes a floor base, a floor covering, a substrate spacing the floor base and the artificial grass surfacing apart from one another, and at least one fluid-carrying structure. The floor base receives the waste materials. The floor covering is spaced above the floor base, and is at least in part permeable to the waste materials and in liquid communication with the floor base. The fluid-carrying structure is adapted to provide cleaning fluid to the floor base to rinse the waste materials received thereon. The cleaning fluid and waste materials flow along the floor base under the floor covering to facilitate evacuation thereof. The method includes supporting the floor covering spaced above the floor base; exposing the floor covering to the waste materials; passing the waste materials through the floor covering to the floor base; rinsing the waste materials from the floor base with a cleaning fluid; and draining the cleaning fluid and the waste materials from the floor base.10-29-2009
20130064996METHOD OF RECYCLING SYNTHETIC TURF - Disclosed herein is a method for recycling synthetic turf that includes combining a plurality of synthetic turf fragments with additives to form a mixture and extruding the mixture. The method produces a recycled material suitable for use as infill in a synthetic turf. Accordingly, an infill for synthetic turf and a synthetic turf including that infill are disclosed herein.03-14-2013
20130064995Polymer Filament or Fiber - A polymer filament or fiber comprising a polyethylene material (I) having the following features: 03-14-2013
20110020568METHOD FOR WOOD HEAT TREATMENT AND A DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT SAID METHOD - The group of inventions relates to a method and a device for wood heat treatment and can be used for building and in the wood work and timber and furniture industries. The inventive method consists in controlling a heat-treatment process by forming control actions corresponding to parameters of current information inputted in the form of control signals into a computer system for determining the optimal values of the process parameters. The inventive device comprises a control cabinet which is provided with a computer system for controlling and programming a process and is connected to electrically driven shutters. Said invention makes it possible to improve the quality of treatable wood.01-27-2011
20110020567ARTIFICIAL TURF WITH GRANULE RETAINING FIBERS - An artificial turf is provided that resists migration of rubber infill into the space above the turf. Artificial grass is attached to and extends upward from a backing material, which may be one or more layers. The artificial grass includes groups of at least two different kinds of fiber sewn through a common path in the backing material. One of the kinds of fibers is an artificial grass blade shaped so as to appear like a blade of grass. The other kind of fiber in each group is pre-stressed/crimped so that the relaxed shape of the fiber is nonlinear, resembling a curlicued or articulated form having lateral excursions. The lateral excursions cause portions of one such pre-stressed fiber to overlap and interfere with another, forming a mesh. The height of the pre-stressed fibers in their relaxed state in the turf is less than the height of the relatively unstressed fiber(s). Resilient granules are embedded in the mesh, and are captivated by the interfering pre-stressed fibers. In one embodiment, the pre-stressed fiber is constructed of nylon material, and the relatively unstressed artificial grass blade of polyethylene.01-27-2011
20090011152 SUBSTRATE FOR FLOORINGS SUCH AS, FOR INSTANCE, SYNTHETIC GRASS TURF, CORRESPONDING SYNTHETIC GRASS TURF AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE - A substrate for floorings, such as synthetic grass turf includes: a pad made of a first heat-meltable material, a stabilizing mesh made of a second heat-meltable material, and a connection layer set between said pad and the mesh. The connection layer includes a third heat-meltable material with a melting point lower than the melting point of the first and of the second heat-meltable materials. The connection layer is a discontinuous layer with a granular structure, so that the substrate is permeable to liquids in order to enable, for example, draining-off of rainwater.01-08-2009
20110143057Compositions For Making Films Having Improved Mechanical Properties and Methods for Making Same - Film tapes comprising a blend of a masterbatch and a propylene-based polymer are provided. The masterbatch comprises a propylene-based elastomer and filler. The propylene-based elastomer has about 50 to about 99 mol % of units derived from propylene, about 1 to about 50 mol % of units derived from C06-16-2011
20100086708BIO-BASED CARPET MATERIALS - The present invention disclosures the use of castor oil and castor oil derivatives for use in polyurethane formulations for the production of products for the carpet industry. Process for the production of such products is also disclosed.04-08-2010
20120107526ARTIFICIAL TURF - The present invention relates to an artificial turf which comprises a base cloth made of synthetic fiber, and synthetic fiber pile yams that are protruded up and extended from the base cloth. The base cloth has a form that braids made of synthetic fiber are woven in a reticular structure. The bottom end portions of the synthetic fiber pile yarns are knitted together with the base cloth and are fixed by the base cloth, and the top end portions of the synthetic fiber pile yams are protruded up and extended from the base cloth. The artificial turf according to the present invention has a plurality of void portions naturally formed in the base cloth having a reticular structure to make growth of natural grass possible.05-03-2012
20110171401Synthetic Sports Turf Having Lowered Infill Levels - A durable and wear resistant synthetic sports field having a plurality of strips having a plurality of fibrillated polypropylene strands tufted within a multilayer backing material. The strands are tufted in a wide variety of pile heights, patterns, gauges, and stitch patterns depending upon end use. A particulate matter infill is introduced onto the strips at a depth between about 10% and 50% of the overall height of the strands.07-14-2011
20090286017ARTIFICIAL GRASS GRANULATED INFILL AND ARTIFICIAL GRASS STRUCTURE USING THE SAME - The present invention provides an artificial grass granulated infill excellent in productivity, workability, and recyclability, and an artificial grass structure using the same. A hollow cylindrical granulated infill 11-19-2009
20130216736ETHYLENE POLYMER BLENDS AND ORIENTED ARTICLES WITH IMPROVED SHRINK RESISTANCE - The invention provides an oriented article, for example, a yarn, tape or filaments made from a three component polymer blend.08-22-2013
20080274307HOT FILM LAMINATION (VACUUM ASSISTED) FOR CARPET BACKING APPLICATIONS - A process for laminating a substrate, where the process may include: disposing at least one a thermoplastic film on a porous substrate; heat softening the at least one thermoplastic film; conjoining the at least one thermoplastic film and the porous substrate to form a laminated substrate; and cooling the laminated substrate; wherein the conjoining comprises suctioning the thermoplastic film into the porous substrate. An apparatus for laminating a substrate, where the apparatus may include: a system for disposing a thermoplastic film on a tufted substrate; a heater for heat softening the thermoplastic film; and a vacuum for suctioning the thermoplastic film into the tufted substrate.11-06-2008
20100129571Method for making artificial turf - An artificial athletic turf includes a backing having a top face and a bottom face, yarn tufted through the backing such that cut pile extends from the top face and backloops of yarn are closely adjacent the bottom face and a porous coat is disposed over the backloops and bottom face in order to bind the yarn to the backing The coating material is sprayed, under high pressure and in distinct particles, onto the bottom face of the tufted backing under conditions which cause sprayed particles to rapidly cure and, therefore, partially cohere to each other in a porous network in which coating material generally is not accumulated between the backloops and backing face and does not fill a significant proportion of the fiber pores existent in the backing05-27-2010
20080280075Artificial Grass Built Up of Fibres That Consist of a Core and a Cladding, as Well as an Artificial Lawn Built Up Therefrom - The invention relates to a drain for liquid comprising a detachable pipe part provided with a stench-trap, placed substantially horizontal in or in connection to a drainage pipe, wherein the pipe part comprises positioning means for placing the pipe part in or in connection to the drainage pipe with a substantially univocal orientation. In one embodiment the drain comprises a receptacle having a bottom wall and raised side walls, wherein the raised side walls comprise a first side wall provided with a drainage opening placed therein, wherein the drainage pipe is placed at an outside of the receptacle so as to connect to the drainage opening. The drain according to the invention is particularly suitable for placement in for instance a finishing floor of a wet area in a building, such as for instance a bathroom or a shower cubicle.11-13-2008
20080317978Artificial Grass Turf and Infill for Sports Fields - The present invention relates to an artificial turf suitable for sports fields including a substrate to which first artificial grass fibers are attached and a granular infill, which is provided between the first artificial grass fibers and which is made of a recyclable synthetic material. The invention also relates to an improved granular infill for use in an artificial turf suitable for sports fields.12-25-2008
20090035488Fresh-Cut Grass Scented Synthetic and Natural Vegetations - The present invention describes a synthetic grass or natural vegetation comprising a scenting component, wherein the scenting component comprises a scenting ingredient that emits a fresh-cut grass scent. Various known grass scent chemicals can be utilized in accordance with the present invention. Known encapsulation techniques can also be utilized, and the scenting component encased microcapsules, pressure activated or moisture activated, can be adhered to the synthetic grass or natural vegetation.02-05-2009
20090208674Modular synthetic grass turf assembly - A portable synthetic grass turf assembly—that is capable of being assembled, transported, disassembled, and stored—includes a plurality of synthetic grass module units that can be laid side by side atop a base surface to provide a continuous synthetic grass surface for various activities. Each module unit includes a synthetic grass turf with an infill layer of particulate materials disposed among the synthetic grass ribbons and atop a base sheet. A barrier of synthetic ribbons extends about the perimeter of the module unit to retain the particulate material within the module unit during its transportation and storage.08-20-2009
20090317569Artificial turf and method for producing a turf of this type - The present invention relates to an artificial turf (12-24-2009
20090004409Artificial pet grass - Artificial pet grass for use by pet owners and pet caregivers to provide a pet with an area of artificial grass. The artificial pet grass includes a pad member having a first predetermined shape and first predetermined thickness and manufactured from a first predetermined material and at least one of tufts, strands and patches of artificial grass protruding upwards from and attached to an upper surface of such pad member. The at least one of tufts, strands and patches of artificial grass being a first predetermined length and a first predetermined width and a second predetermined thickness and manufactured from a second predetermined material.01-01-2009
20080260975ARTIFICIAL TURF - An artificial turf has a base layer and a multiplicity of blades fixed to and projecting upward from the base layer. Each of the blades is formed of an elongated plastic filament having a longitudinally extending inner part of plastic and a longitudinally extending outer part bonded to the inner part and of a plastic different from the inner-part plastic. Both parts extend the full length of the respective blade.10-23-2008
20090246418JOINT CONSTRUCTION FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF SUBSTRATE - An interlocking substrate for artificial turf that includes a base pad having an interlocking tab-and-notch structure that is operable to lock one piece of the base pad to an adjacent piece of the base pad and including channels formed in the upper surface of the substrate to provide drainage and to carry heating and cooling tubes to regulate the temperature of the artificial turf.10-01-2009
20090252900Artificial grass fibre and artificial lawn thereof - The invention relates to an artificial grass fibre in particular for use in an artificial mat for an artificial lawn, which artificial grass fibre is made of at least one synthetic material. The invention also relates to an artificial mat, in particular for use in an artificial grass sports field, which artificial mat is built up of a carrier to which at least artificial grass fibres according to the invention are attached. The object of the invention is therefore to provide an improved artificial grass fibre which on the one hand can be produced by means of the existing techniques and which on the other hand reduces the number of injuries on the field. According to the invention, the artificial grass fibre to that end furthermore comprises at least one additional material component, which additional material component imposes a permanent volume increase on the artificial grass fibre under the influence of an external stimulus after the artificial mat has been provided with the artificial grass fibre. Thus it is possible to create an artificial mat for a lawn, which can be produced by means of the standard production techniques and wherein the artificial grass fibre in question foams and transforms into, for example, a dampening layer after the manufacture of the artificial lawn, which layer improves or influences the playing characteristics of the sports field, such as the absorption of shocks, the restition of energy, the vetical deformation, grip and ball bounce and which furthermore reduces the number of player injuries.10-08-2009
20090252899Artificial Lawn, in Particular an Artificial Grass Sports Field - The invention relates to an artificial lawn, in particular an artificial grass sports field, comprising a substrate to which artificial grass fibres provided with additives are attached, which additives undergo a color change in response to an external stimulus. The object of the invention is to provide an artificial lawn as referred to in the introductory paragraph which is capable of displaying a range of colors in a simpler and more effective manner. According to the invention, the artificial grass fibres provided with an additive are attached to the substrate in the form of various groups of artificial grass fibres, each provided with a specific additive, wherein each specific additive of a group of artificial grass fibres undergoes a color change in response to a specific external stimulus. In this way a more versatile artificial lawn is realized, which can be used for various applications, and wherein a new group of artificial grass fibres can be activated to effect the color change each time by using a different, specific external stimulus.10-08-2009
20120189786INFILL MATERIAL FOR SYNTHETIC TURFS AND SYNTHETIC TURFS SO OBTAINED - Synthetic turf having a mat with a first face, arranged next to a surface to coat, and with a second face opposite to the first face. The synthetic turf also has a plurality of filaments knitted to the mat and made of a synthetic material. Above the second face of the mat, an infill material is present that is arranged all around the filaments of artificial material. The infill material has at least one layer of a mixture of a predetermined amount of cereal husks, and of at least one defibrated arboreus material which is resistant to microbial digestion, such as a loose final product from raw material based on coir, or sawdust of a wood obtained by a raw material with high content of lignin, such as Teck pulp material, Mahogany pulp material, Iroko pulp material, or a combination thereof.07-26-2012
20100151158Method of Recycling Synthetic Turf and Infill Product - Disclosed herein is a method for recycling synthetic turf that includes agglomerating a plurality of synthetic turf fragments and extruding the agglomerated material. The method produces a recycled material suitable for use as infill in a synthetic turf. Accordingly, an infill for synthetic turf and a synthetic turf including that infill are also disclosed herein.06-17-2010
20100239790SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AN IMPROVED ARTIFICIAL TURF - Embodiments of a synthetic turf system are disclosed generally comprising: a water barrier or impermeable layer adapted to be placed on top of a soil surface; a water permeable foam pad for the collection and drainage of water; a water permeable substrate material; a plurality of tufts coupled to the substrate material formed to resemble grass; a layer of non-resilient particles placed on the substrate material, and a layer of resilient particles placed on top of the layer of non-resilient particles.09-23-2010
20100255223Artificial Turf and Method and Device for Forming thereof - The invention relates to an artificial turf, comprising a backing and a number of artificial grass blades connected to the backing and extending transversely of the surface thereof, which artificial grass blades have an irregular, in particular a locally narrowed, cross-section. Owing to this locally narrowed cross-section in the vicinity of the free end thereof, these artificial grass blades greatly resemble natural blades of grass and also display similar behaviour. The invention also relates to a method for forming such an artificial turf and to a device with which this method can be performed. The narrowed cross-section can herein be formed by stretching the artificial grass blades, wherein the artificial grass blades can be plasticized before, during and/or after the stretching, for instance by local heating thereof.10-07-2010
20090041956Synthetic Turf System Having Two Types of Fibers - The present invention is directed to a synthetic turf system including a backing member having a plurality of monofilament ribbons—soft and stiff—projecting there from. A layer of particulate material lies above the backing member and among the monofilament ribbons wherein the soft monofilament ribbons facilitates the stabilization or trapping of the particulate material.02-12-2009
20090274854DECORATIVE GRASS HAVING AN APPEARANCE SIMULATING THE APPEARANCE OF CLOTH - Decorative grasses having an appearance or texture simulating the appearance or texture of cloth are disclosed, as are methods for making such decorative grasses from materials wherein at least one surface of the material is modified to simulate the appearance or texture of cloth.11-05-2009
20110117297COOL ARTIFICIAL TURF - An artificial turf surface comprising fibrous materials, such as fibers, filaments and/or tapes, and if applicable infill materials, wherein the artificial turf surface additionally comprises one or more additive(s) that reflect(s) light, characterized in that the additive(s) is or are incorporated in the fibrous material, preferably located at the surface of the fibrous material.05-19-2011
20100304052FASERN, TAPES, MONOFILAMENTS BASED ON ETHYLENE COPOLYMERS WITH ALFA-OLEFINS - The present invention relates to fibres, tapes, monofilaments and the like comprising copolymers of ethylene and α-olefins which exhibit improved tensile properties expressed as a balance between tenacity and elongation at break. The copolymers may preferable be prepared by use of metallocene catalyst systems in particular by use of monocyclopenadienyl catalyst systems. The fibres, tapes, monofilaments of the invention are particularly suitable for end-use applications including artificial grass, woven and nonwoven fabrics, cordages, ropes, netting and flexible intermediate bulk containers.12-02-2010
20110045211ARTIFICIAL TURF AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An artificial turf is formed of grass fibers, a grass bottom and a rear glue. The grass fibers and the grass bottom are both made from polyethylene, polypropylene and/or polyamide, and the rear glue is mainly made from ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer emulsion with filler and antioxidant, etc. The artificial turf is manufactured by making the rear-adhesive components into glue paste and coating it on the rear of the grass bottom fixed with grass fibers.02-24-2011
20100055358Polyurethane Compositions and Articles Prepared Therefrom, and Methods for Making the Same - The invention provides a composition comprising the following: at least one olefin multi-block interpolymer, at least one thermoplastic polyurethane, and at least one polydiene-based and/or polydiol-based polyurethane. These compositions are well-suited for promoting the adhesion between polar (for example, polyester, polycarbonate and polylactic acid) and non-polar materials and for the manufacture of, among other things, films, fibers, sheets and tie layers, tubes, adhesives, dispersions, protective apparel, footwear, coatings, laminates and foams.03-04-2010
20100062192ARTIFICIAL TURF - Artificial turf has a base layer, a multiplicity of blades fixed in and projecting upward from the base layer, and a mass of damping material on the base layer and through which the blades project. Each of the blades is at least partially formed of a polyester of terephthalic acid made from waste. The polyester is polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), both from waste. The base layer is a flat primary layer, preferably a textile and preferably consists of plastic, a polyolefin and/or a polyester of terephthalic acid, preferably a polyester of terephthalic acid from waste.03-11-2010
20100068423SINGLE COMPONENT MOISTURE-CURE POLYURETHANE ADHESIVE FOR SYNTHETIC TURF INSTALLATIONS - An artificial turf structure comprises03-18-2010
20090286018ARTIFICIAL GRASS GRANULATED INFILL AND ARTIFICIAL GRASS STRUCTURE USING THE SAME - The present invention provides an artificial grass granulated infill excellent in productivity, workability, and recyclability, and an artificial grass structure using the same. The artificial grass granulated infill is made from a material comprising a synthetic resin having a hardness of 60 or more in accordance with type A, and is formed so that the void 51 accounts for 10 to 75% of the total volume (the sum of the volume of the portion in which the material is present and the volume of the void).11-19-2009
20080268184SYNTHETIC SPORTS TURF HAVING LOWERED INFILL LEVELS - A durable and wear resistant synthetic sports field having a plurality of strips having a plurality of fibrillated polypropylene strands tufted within a multilayer backing material. The strands are tufted in a wide variety of pile heights, patterns, gauges, and stitch patterns depending upon end use. A particulate matter infill is introduced onto the strips at a depth between about 10% and 50% of the overall height of the strands.10-30-2008
20080213515Backfixing of Artificial Turf Stock Material with Hotmelts Based on Amorphous Poly-Alpha-Olefins and/or Modified Amorphous Poly-Alpha-Olefins - The invention relates to the backfiring of artificial turf stock material with hotmelts based on amorphous poly-α-olefins and/or modified amorphous poly-α-olefins, to a process to production thereof and to the use of hotmelts based on amorphous poly-α-olefins and/or modified amorphous poly-α-olefins for backfixing artificial turf stock material.09-04-2008
20100285246USE OF POLYOLEFINS HAVING ISOTACTIC STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS IN FLOORING MATERIALS - The present invention relates to the use of polyolefins having isotactic structural elements in floor coverings, in particular in carpets or artificial lawns.11-11-2010
20110135852LOAD SUPPORTING PANEL HAVING IMPACT ABSORBING STRUCTURE - An impact absorption panel is adapted for playground use and comprises a panel section and a plurality of projections. The panel section is defined by a top surface and a bottom surface. The plurality of projections extend from the bottom surface of the panel section. The plurality of projections have a first stage and a second stage. The first stage is configured to collapse initially when subjected to an impact load. The second stage is configured to provide greater resistance to the impact load than the first stage. The panel section is configured to provide greater resistance to the impact load than the first and second stages. The first stage can also be distinguished from the second stage by virtue of having a comparatively smaller volume.06-09-2011
20110135851POLYMER GRANULES SUITABLE AS INFILL MATERIAL FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF STRUCTURES - The invention relates to polymer granules suitable as infill material for artificial turf structures wherein the granules have one or more hollow spaces, wherein each hollow space occupies at least 10% of the total volume of a polymer granule. The invention further relates to artificial turf structures comprising a backing sheet with an upper surface provided with fibres of a selected length, the fibres extending upwardly from the upper surface and an infill layer of hollow polymer granules or an e-layer comprising said hollow granules.06-09-2011
20090197021Systems and Methods for Providing an Improved Artificial Grass System - Embodiments of the invention can provide systems and methods for providing an artificial grass system. One embodiment of the invention can provide an artificial grass system with a woven tubular-shaped fabric and tufted artificial turf yarn. For example, the woven tubular-shaped fabric can be made from at least two types of yarn with different shrink characteristics. Various embodiments of the invention can provide improved drainage, shock absorbency, load displacement, and dimensional stability characteristics for an artificial grass or turf system.08-06-2009
20110189408PARTICULATE SUBSTANCE FOR FILLING ARTIFICIAL TURF AND ARTIFICIAL TURF STRUCTURE FILLED WITH THE PARTICULATE SUBSTANCE FOR FILLING ARTIFICIAL TURF - A recycling technique for long-pile artificial turfs is provided in which a spent artificial turf is recycled and formed into an elastic particulate substance suitable for use as a filler for long-pile artificial turfs. The particulate substance (08-04-2011
20100028568Polyurethane Compositions and Articles Prepared Therefrom, and Methods for Making the Same - The invention provides a composition comprising the following: at least one olefin-based polymer, at least one halogenated ethylene-based polymer, or at least one elastomer rubber; at least one thermoplastic polyurethane; and at least one polydiene- or polydiol-based polyurethane. These compositions are well-suited for promoting the adhesion between polar (for example, polyester, polycarbonate and polylactic acid) and non-polar materials and for the manufacture of, among other things, films, fibers, sheets and tie layers, tubes, adhesives, dispersions, protective apparel, footwear, coatings, laminates and foams.02-04-2010
20100021660Artificial lawn for artificial grass sports field - The invention relates to an artificial lawn, in particular for an artificial grass sports field comprising an artificial mat built up of a carrier to which artificial glass fibres are attached. The object of the invention is to provide a new type of artificial lawn, which in particular obviates the need to use an infill material, without this having an adverse effect on the playing characteristics of the sports field. According to the invention, the carrier is at least in part provided with at least one additional material component, which additional material component imposes a permanent volume increase on said part of the carrier under the influence of an external stimulus after being provided in the artificial mat. The use of an additional material component, which imposes a permanent volume increase on at least a part of the carrier, makes it possible to create an artificial lawn having an additional damping property, which has a positive effect on the playing characteristics of the sports field, such as the absorption of shocks, the restitution of energy and the vertical deformation and which furthermore reduces the number of player injuries.01-28-2010
20110305850METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF COATED RUBBER PARTICLES, COATED RUBBER PARTICLES, AND SOLVENT-FREE COATING FORMULATION - The invention describes a novel production process for coated particles composed of granulated-rubber material, the coating, the particles coated therewith and the uses of the coated particles. The coating formulation is solvent-free.12-15-2011
20120301638Base For Turf System - An underlayment layer is configured to support an artificial turf assembly. The underlayment layer comprises a core with a top side and a bottom side. The top side has a plurality of spaced apart, upwardly oriented projections that define channels suitable for water flow along the top side of the core when the underlayment layer is positioned beneath an overlying artificial turf assembly.11-29-2012
20120301637Method for Forming an Artificial Grass Layer and Artificial Grass Product for Use Therein - The invention relates to a method for forming an artificial grass layer on a substrate, comprising the steps of supplying a pack of flat and deformable artificial grass strips, in which the strips are arranged with their flat faces side-by-side and are connected to each other at mutually offset locations, placing the pack of artificial grass strips on or partially in the substrate, pulling apart the artificial grass strips, thus forming a grid, and at least partially filling at least some of the openings in the grid with a stabilizing material. The invention further relates to a method for forming such a pack of flat and deformable artificial grass strips. And finally, the invention relates to an artificial grass product, comprising a pack of flat and deformable artificial grass strips, each strip comprising a substantially straight lower edge and an upper edge having artificial grass blades protruding therefrom, wherein the strips are arranged with their flat faces in side-by-side relationship and their straight lower edges in substantially the same plane, and are connected to each other at mutually offset locations.11-29-2012
20120009362SHOCK ABSORBING ATHLETIC FIELD AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING SAME - An athletic field is constructed using side-by-side conjoined layers of resilient synthetic material placed over a drain blanket and extending to a peripheral trench drain. The primary material construction is a rollable layer approximately 4 feet wide by 200 feet long comprising a dimpled polyethylene core material with bonded top and bottom thin, flexible geotechnic fabric layers. A flange and flap system along one edge receives the opposite edge of the joining strip to bond the laterally adjoining layers together in a shingling or tiered manner to promote drainage and to keep water out of the resilient pliable structure. The top surface is overlaid with artificial turf01-12-2012
20090162579PLAY SURFACE LAYER STRUCTURE - A play surface layer structure comprises a base layer having panels joined in side-by-side relation. Each of the panels is formed of an impact-absorbing material. A surface layer has carpeting panels positioned in side-by-side relation atop the base layer so as form an exposed surface of the play surface layer structure. Textile interfaces are between the base layer and the surface layer. The interfaces secure the surface layer to the base layer.06-25-2009
20090162578Artificial Grass Turf System - An artificial grass turf carpet comprises a ground structure having an upper surface and upstanding synthetic grass fibers attached to the ground structure, which synthetic grass fibers form a grass surface of the artificial grass turf. The carpet further has upstanding synthetic base layer fibers attached to the ground structure at positions between the upstanding synthetic grass fibers. The base layer fibers have a lower height than the grass fibers. The base layer fibers are positioned tight against one another and against neighboring grass fibers, so that a dense base layer is obtained above which the grass fibers extend. An artificial grass turf system includes such a carpet and preferably includes a thin, rubber-free infill layer on top of the base layer.06-25-2009
20110081506ARTIFICIAL TURF INFILL AND ARTIFICIAL TURF INCLUDING THE SAME - An artificial turf is provided. The artificial turf includes a pile fabric having a backing, pile elements extending upwardly from the backing, and an infill layer filled on the backing such that the pile elements are at least partially embedded in the infill layer. The infill layer includes an elastic infill and a high-hardness resin infill.04-07-2011
20110081507PRESERVATION OF PLANT MATERIAL - This invention relates to a method for the preservation and/or dyeing of plant material including cut flowers. According to the invention, the treated plant material has the colour and texture of fresh plant material and is substantially free from curling or distortion. The method may comprise five steps including a first step of substantially removing the protective wax coating from flowers and other plant material without adversely affecting the strength of the plant material; a second step comprising a mild oxidative bleach to remove excess colour from the plant material; a third step comprising a mild reductive bleach to neutralize any residual oxidative bleach and to stabilize the colour; a fourth step comprising the simultaneous preservation and dyeing of the plant material, and a fifth and last step comprising the rinsing and drying of the preserved and dyed material. This may be followed by a 204-07-2011
20120064262SYNTHETIC GRASS COVER FOR MSE WALLS - A mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall and/or synthetic grass cover including alternating layers of granular fills and soil reinforcement geo-grids; a wire wall facing; and a synthetic grass cover for covering the wire wall facing, the synthetic grass comprising a geo-textile backing and a plurality of synthetic grass blades comprising synthetic yarns tufted into the geo-textile backing and having a length and density sufficient to substantially shade the geo-textile backing from solar UV rays.03-15-2012
20120064263WIND-RESISTANT ENVIRONMENTAL SYNTHETIC COVER - A system for covering (i.e., closing) various types of sites where waste is deposited comprises a composite of one or more geotextiles that are tufted with synthetic yarns and an impermeable geomembrane, which is comprised of a polymeric material. The cover can include wind-resistant textured synthetic blade-like elements, such as vertical filaments, secured over a low-permeable polymer liner backing. Advantageously, the system does not rely on piled-on weight to resist wind forces and the cover can be deployed over a large area with little or no ballasting or anchoring. Optionally, the cover includes vertical filaments attached to the liner to break the wind aero-dynamics on the exposed cover.03-15-2012
20100279033USE OF POLYOLEFINS HAVING ATACTIC STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS IN FLOOR COVERINGS - The present invention relates to the use of polyolefins having atactic structural elements in floor coverings, in particular in carpets or artificial lawns.11-04-2010
20100279032SYNTHETIC TURF WITH SHOCK ABSORPTION LAYER - A synthetic turf surface including a synthetic grass carpet having a flexible base sheet, and a shock absorbing pad, wherein the shock absorbing pad includes a non-crosslinked polyolefin foam is shown and described. The foam may be recyclable, as it is non-crosslinked.11-04-2010
20120107527USE OF POLYMER BLENDS FOR PRODUCING SLIT FILM TAPES - The present invention relates to the use of polymer blends for producing slit film tapes comprising: 05-03-2012
20120156401ARTIFICIAL FIBER FOR USE IN AN ARTIFICIAL GRASS SPORTS FIELD - An artificial fiber for use in an artificial grass sports field is disclosed wherein, seen in a transverse sectional direction of the fiber, at least part of the fiber is provided with a stiffness-enhancing portion extending in the longitudinal direction thereof. The artificial fiber includes at least two fiber flange portions, at least one fiber flange portion forming the stiffness-enhancing portion, while at least two fiber flange portions have a uniform thickness. The improved artificial fiber is less flexible and consequently exhibits less tendency to deform to a flat orientation, but does not increase the risk of injuries to players or have an adverse effect on the playing characteristics of the field. Also disclosed is an artificial grass lawn, suitable for sports fields, having a substrate to which one or more artificial fibers of the invention are attached.06-21-2012
20110091664METHOD FOR MAKING CONTOURED DECORATIVE GRASS - A method for producing decorative grass is disclosed herein. The decorative grass may be provided with a non-linear side edge that provides the decorative grass with a contoured configuration.04-21-2011
20110091663SUBSTRATE FOR SPORTS AND RECREATION FIELDS, A BACKING FOR AN ARTIFICIAL LAWN PROVIDED WITH SUCH A SUBSTRATE AND A COMPOSITION FOR SUCH A SUBSTRATE - The invention relates to a substrate for sports and recreation fields, in particular artificial grass sports fields that contain granular infill material, which substrate comprises at least one component that can leach out upon contact with water and which further comprises a binder material for binding the leached-out component.04-21-2011
20100092701WOVEN ARTIFICIAL GRASS MAT HAVING A FINE PILE DISTRIBUTION - The present invention relates, on the one hand, to an artificial grass mat comprising a ground fabric and a number of artificial grass blades protruding from the ground fabric, at least one of the artificial grass blades being formed from a pile-warp yarn (04-15-2010
20100092702Artificial turf - The object of the invention is to provide an artificial turf which no longer requires the application of a coating on the back of the ground fabric in order to secure the plastic blades of grass. The object of the invention is achieved by providing an artificial turf comprising a ground fabric and a number of plastic blades of grass protruding from the ground fabric in which said turf, as a result of the weave structure, has a pile fixation of at least 15 N.04-15-2010
20100247814ARTIFICIAL TURF STRUCTURE, ARTIFICIAL TURF FACILITIES EMPLOYING THE ARTIFICIAL TURF STRUCTURE AND SYSTEM FOR RECYCLING ARTIFICIAL TURF STRUCTURE - A circulation type technique for recycling an artificial turf structure, in which a spent artificial turf is used as a filler for a fresh artificial turf. A spent artificial turf (09-30-2010
20110183086FILLER FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF SYSTEM - Artificial turf for use with an artificial turf system, which may also include a base layer and a support layer. The artificial turf comprising a backing supporting pile tufts of between ¼″ to 4″ in length, in position on its upper surface. The backing may comprise a porous synthetic foam or backing sheet. A filler of particles shaped to have no sharp edges and of substantially equal size are interspersed over the backing and about the tufts up to at least half thick length. The artificial turf substantially retains its resiliency, porosity and equal density throughout.07-28-2011
20100173102ARTIFICIAL GRASS COMPOSED OF FIBRES COMPRISING OF A CORE AND A CLADDING, AS WELL AS AN ARTIFICIAL LAWN MADE UP THEREOF - The present invention relates to artificial grass composed of fibres comprising a core and a cladding, which core and which cladding are made of different materials, wherein the material for the cladding has a hydrophilicity which is different from the hydrophilicity of the material used for the core.07-08-2010
20120171393Polymer Filament - A polymer filament comprising a polyolefin composition which comprises at least 10% by weight of one or more copolymer(s) (I) of propylene with one or more comonomers selected from ethylene, C07-05-2012
20100047487COMPOSITE ARTIFICIAL GRASS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - The invention relates to a composite artificial grass fibre for use in an artificial lawn, in particular an artificial grass sports field, which artificial grass fibre is made up at least of several monofilament fibres. The invention further relates to an artificial lawn, in particular an artificial grass sports field built up of a substrate to which composite artificial grass fibres according to the invention are attached. The invention also relates to a method for manufacturing a composite artificial grass fibre according to the invention, in particular for an artificial lawn, which comprises the steps of manufacturing several monofilament fibres and forming said several monofilament fibres into a composite artificial grass fibre. The object of the invention is to provide a composite artificial grass fibre as well as an artificial grass sports field comprising such an artificial grass fibre, which makes it possible to apply and distribute infill material between the composite fibres in a simpler manner without the eventual playing characteristics of the artificial grass sports field being adversely affected. According to the invention, the artificial grass fibre is to that end characterised in that the artificial grass fibre further comprises an additive made of a decomposable material, which holds said several monofilament fibres together temporarily.02-25-2010
20120177851DAMPING FLOOR AND FLEXIBLE COMPOSITE STRUCTURE, FOR EXAMPLE FOR PLAYING FIELDS07-12-2012
20100009100ARTIFICIAL GRASS FIELD - The present invention relates to an artificial grass fibre having an elongated cross-section that remains substantially constant along its longitudinal axis. The present invention further relates to an artificial lawn comprising artificial grass fibres as well as to the use of the aforesaid artificial grass fibre.01-14-2010
20120263891REPAIRING SYNTHETIC TURF FIELD AND METHOD FOR REVITALIZING THE SAME - A repairable synthetic turf field having a plurality of phases of use and a method for revitalizing the same, the repairable synthetic turf including a plurality of synthetic fibers extending from a backing and having an infill interspersed between the synthetic fibers, the synthetic fibers having a portion extending above the infill forming a first field surface during a first phase of use, wherein at least a part of the portion of the synthetic fibers extending above the infill may be removed creating a second phase of use wherein a new portion of the synthetic fibers extends above the infill forming a second field surface.10-18-2012
20120189785Grass Yarn - The invention relates to grass yarn for artificial grass coverings being a monofilament. These grass yarns can be provided with ridges to reduce light reflection. The grass yarns can also have a sickle shaped cross section for increased strength. The invention further relates to artificial grass covering comprising a plurality of grass yarns according to the invention.07-26-2012
20110003095MODIFIED POLYOLEFINS WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL PROFILE OF PROPERTIES, PROCESS FOR PREPARATION THEREOF AND USE THEREOF - Modified polyolefins with syndiotactic structural elements and a processes for preparation thereof are provided. The modified polyolefins are useful as an adhesive or as a constituent of adhesives.01-06-2011
20110003094MODIFIED POLYOLEFINS WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL PROFILE OF PROPERTIES, PROCESS FOR PREPARATION THEREOF AND USE THEREOF - Modified polyolefins with isotactic structural elements and processes for preparation thereof are provided. The modified poyolefins are useful as an adhesive or as a constituent of an adhesive.01-06-2011
20120263892Fire Resistant Artificial Turf - An artificial turf system that includes a plurality of pellets in an infill disposed on a backing material and between individual synthetic fibers extending away from the backing material, wherein the pellets are a fire retardant material, for example, a salt, and more particularly an inorganic salt, encapsulated in a water insoluble material.10-18-2012
20080292819Artificial grass lawn for sports fields - The invention relates to an artificial grass lawn suitable for sports fields, which artificial grass lawn consists of a base layer, on which first artificial grass fibres are disposed. In accordance with the invention, the artificial grass lawn is characterized in that said base layer comprises a material having damping properties, which is present thereon and/or therein. Thus the properties of a natural grass field are approximated very closely, and also the style of play on the sports field is positively affected. Furthermore, the artificial grass field thus obtained is substantially free of maintenance and of injury.11-27-2008
20100203265Synthetic Turf Having Cooling Layer - The present invention describes a synthetic turf having super absorbent materials in order to keep the synthetic turf cooler than conventional synthetic turfs.08-12-2010
20100166984METHOD FOR PRODUCING SYNTHETIC TURFS - Method for making a synthetic turf comprising laying a turf (07-01-2010
20100129570Method for making artificial turf - An artificial athletic turf includes a backing having a top face and a bottom face, yarn tufted through the backing such that cut pile extends from the top face and backloops of yarn are closely adjacent the bottom face and a discontinuous coat is disposed over the backloops and bottom face in order to bind the yarn to the backing The coating material is sprayed onto the bottom face of the tufted backing at an inclination angle of less than 45 degrees to the plane of the backing and under conditions which cause sprayed material to bind the backloops to the backing, but not deposit along narrow areas of the backing between rows of backloops, thus, allowing the turf to remain porous in spots.05-27-2010
20130022763ADHESIVELY SECURED ARTIFICIAL TURFS FOR AIRPORTS AND METHODS OF INSTALLING SUCH ARTIFICIAL TURFS - A method for installing artificial turf at an airport or airfield includes removing or milling a portion of an airport runway or taxiway to create a new surface of the runway or taxiway, adhering a section of artificial turf to the new surface of the runway or taxiway and applying an infill to at least a portion of the artificial turf. An artificial turf system for an airport includes an airport runway or taxiway having a removed or milled surface, an artificial turf is adhesively secured to the new, milled surface of the airport runway or taxiway and an infill layer installed on at least a portion of the artificial turf.01-24-2013
20080220185FABRIC STIMULATING THE PLANT STRUCTURE FOR MOISTURE MANAGEMENT - A fabric having moisture management function, which has a structure simulating plant structure and comprises at least two layers as follows: a bottom layer, which is of a leno or matt structure simulating main stem of plant, in which a number of yarns are grouped together to form a plurality of fabric units; said bottom layer can be adapted to be in contact with human skin; a top layer, which is of a plain weave structure, in which the yarns of said fabric unit further split in the top layer to form such a plain weave structure, simulating the branching in plant structure; wherein, in said fabric, water can be transported from the bottom layer to the middle layer and further to the top layer where it evaporates due to the improved capillarity of the yarns so as to provide better moisture management function.09-11-2008
20130202818DECORATIVE GRASS HAVING AN APPEARANCE SIMULATING THE APPEARANCE OF CLOTH - Decorative grasses having an appearance and/or texture simulating the appearance or texture of cloth are disclosed, as are methods for making such decorative grasses from materials, wherein at least one surface of the material is modified to simulate the appearance and/or texture of cloth.08-08-2013
20130177718Special Coatings for Artificial Turf - An artificial turf surface comprised of natural looking fibrous materials is coated with special heat reflecting materials that do not alter the appearance of the fibers, but reflect unwanted heat. Both turf blades and beads can be coated. A process and method is also described in which artificial turf can be cleaned and coated in the field after installation and specially coated, flexible mini beads can be added as filler.07-11-2013
20130101756ARTIFICIAL TURF STRUCTURE AND APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An artificial turf structure, an apparatus, a method for manufacturing the same are provided. In accordance of the present invention, the apparatus for manufacturing the artificial turf structure includes a backing fabric providing unit for providing a first backing fabric and a second backing fabric forming a first structure, a weaving unit for weaving a second structure in which a part of pile yarns are exposed under the first structure by tufting the pile yarns to upper parts of the first structure, and a heat-fusing unit for compressing the second structure using tension and heat-fusing the pile yarns exposed under the second structure using heat.04-25-2013
20130156976FLUID ABSORBENT STRUCTURE FOR FOODSTUFFS - A fluid absorbent structure adapted to absorb fluids oozing from foodstuffs on its contacting surface with the foodstuffs even when the fluid absorbent structure is in a slanted position against the container bottom. A drip sheet includes an upper sheet, a lower sheet and an absorbent sheet interleaved between these upper and lower sheets. The upper sheet includes a perforated region and non-perforated region. The non-perforated region is formed with a display element which is visually recognized from an upper surface of the upper sheet. The upper sheet is formed with grooves which are depressed from the upper surface of the upper sheet toward a lower surface facing the absorbent sheet and at least partially overlaps with the perforations. The grooves include a first segment extending along a longitudinal imaginary center line, and second and third segment intersecting the first segment. The lower sheet is formed with a plurality of perforations which are breathable and liquid-permeable.06-20-2013
20120258265METHOD FOR MAKING CONTOURED DECORATIVE GRASS - Decorative grass, such as Easter grass, may be produced from a sheet or web of material having a decorative and/or embossed pattern thereon. The decorative pattern may have a non-linear side edge that provides the decorative grass with a contoured configuration.10-11-2012
20100304051COMPOSITIONS AND ARTICLES PREPARED THEREFROM - The invention provides a composition comprising the reaction product of a mixture comprising the following: A) at least one functionalized ethylene-based polymer formed by reacting an ethylene-based polymer with at least one anhydride-containing compound and/or at least one carboxylic acid-containing compound; B) at least one ethylene-based polymer; C) at least one anhydride-containing compound and/or at least one carboxylic acid-containing compound; and wherein the composition comprises from 0.05 to 1.0 weight percent, based on the total weight of the composition, of one or more grafted anhydride-containing compounds and/or one or more grafted carboxylic acid-containing compounds.12-02-2010
20120027962Special Turf Filler - An aggregate turf filler for use with the turf of athletic fields and landscaped areas which comprise crushed silica sand particles (SiO02-02-2012
20100040809MULTIFILAMENT, MONOFILAMENT, NON-WOVEN OR TAPE - A multifilament, a monofilament, a non-woven or a tape, each having 1 to 2000 Denier per filament and a draw ratio of 1:2 to 1:11 and each made of a composition containing the components (A) a polyolefin, (B) for example a compound of the formula (B-1-a-1), (C) for example a compound of the formula (C-1-b-1), wherein b, is a number from 2 to 20, and optionally (D) one or more inorganic and/or organic pigments.02-18-2010
20130209707POLYETHYLENE-BASED ORIENTED MONOFILAMENTS AND STRIPS AND METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF - The present disclosure provides for a tape or monofilament of a polyethylene composition comprising less than or equal to 100 percent by weight of the polyethylene composition derived from ethylene monomers, and less than 20 percent by weight of the polyethylene composition derived from one or more α-olefin monomers, where the polyethylene composition of the tape or monofilament has a density in the range of 0.920 to 0.970 g/cm08-15-2013

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