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20110177278Rolls of Material Providing One-Handed Dispensing of Sheets of Pre-Determined Length - A roll of a sheet material is provided with elongated sheets within the roll that are either completely detached from each other, or substantially completely detached from each other, such that the user can dispense the elongated sheets with one hand. In the case of toilet paper, the elongated sheets have a pre-determined length deemed to be suitable for most users and serve to assist young children in dispensing a proper amount of tissue from the roll.07-21-2011
20080280088TISSUE ROLL WITH ANGLED PERFORATIONS - A tissue roll for peripheral dispensing is provided with zones of perforations for facilitating the detachment of tissue substrate sheet. The tissue roll is wound along its length and has a width that is perpendicular to its length. The zones of perforations have a general direction that is at an angle greater than zero to the width of the tissue substrate. Benefits for ease of dispensing and for process-ability are induced. In one embodiment a differential perforation pattern is used. The invention also relates to the process of making such a tissue roll.11-13-2008
20120183715Perforated Nonslip Non-Adhesive Surface Covering - The present disclosure relates to removable, nonslip, non-adhesive coverings which are used as shelf, drawer or storage liners. In particular, the covering sheet features an improved composite material having a top decorative layer of flocked polymeric film combined to a continuous bottom layer of unsupported foam. The structure of the multilayered composite material facilitates the convenient hand tearing of the sheet to size through a grid of perforations that are obscured by a fine coating of natural or synthetic fibers.07-19-2012
20090304973THERMOPLASTIC FILM FOR AIRBAG COVERS - A thermoplastic film for airbag covers contains a cover layer and a foam layer. The cover layer is made of at least two layers, having an outer layer and an inner layer, and an elongation at tear of the inner layer of the cover layer and of the foamed layer is considerably less than the elongation at tear of the outer layer of the cover layer.12-10-2009
20100112264ROLL OF FIBROUS CELLULOSE-BASED PRODUCT - A product made of tissue for sanitary or domestic use is aimed in particular at products in rolls such as rolls of bathroom tissue (or sanitary paper) and similar rolls. A roll of fibrous cellulosic product includes a rolled strip of sheets of tissue separated by perforated or pre-cut lines, the individual plies of each sheet being bonded over a peripheral surface area of between 05-06-2010
20100075094MANUFACTURING METHOD AND SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED ROLLS OF SHEETS WITH ALTERNATING CUTS AND PRE-CUTS - The present invention relates to a roll made of a succession of single-use absorbing paper sheets (03-25-2010
20100075093ALL VEHICLE MATS - A pair of cut-to-fit universal vehicle floor mats includes a driver's side floor mat and a passenger's side floor mat, each with a plurality of peripheral cells separated from each other and from a central area of the mat body by indented trim lines. The passenger's side mat is not a mirror image of the driver's side mat but differs therefrom in the shape of its exterior margin and the number, length, positioning and shape of the trim lines. The driver's side mat has cells which can be selectively trimmed away to accommodate a gas pedal, deadpedal, transmission tunnel indentation and fuel filler door/trunk release levers. The passenger's side mat has arcuate trim lines and cells adapted to fit a transmission tunnel bulge and a right front wheel well which often delimit the passenger's side foot well.03-25-2010
20130078408SEGMENTABLE WIRING BOARD AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND WIRING SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A segmentable wiring board includes a ceramic base body, a conductor, a metal plating film and a glass layer, the glass layer having an upwardly-protruding convexity located on the metal plating film. The ceramic base body has a plurality of wiring substrate regions and dividing grooves located in boundaries among the plurality of wiring substrate regions. Moreover, the conductor is located in a periphery of each of the plurality of wiring substrate regions. Moreover, the metal plating film is located on the conductor. Further, the glass layer coveringly extends from an inner surface of each of the dividing grooves of the ceramic base body to the metal plating film.03-28-2013
20130040089MANUFACTURING METHOD AND SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED ROLLS OF SHEETS WITH ALTERNATING CUTS AND PRE-CUTS - A roll includes a succession of sheets of single-use absorbent paper, the succession of sheets includes a first sheet partially defined by a first line of perforations and a first cut arrangement partially defined by a first cut, a second cut, and a connecting region arranged between the first cut and the second cut and a second sheet partially defined by the first cut arrangement, and a second line of perforations.02-14-2013
20090155512Rolls of material providing one-handed dispensing of sheets of pre-determined length - A roll of a sheet material is provided with elongated sheets within the roll that are either completely detached from each other, or substantially completely detached from each other, such that the user can dispense the elongated sheets with one hand. In the case of toilet paper, the elongated sheets have a pre-determined length deemed to be suitable for most users and serve to assist young children in dispensing a proper amount of tissue from the roll.06-18-2009
20100104793ORIENTED TEAR ZONE FOR A PLASTIC FILM - The invention relates to a plastic film (04-29-2010
20130029079ALL VEHICLE MATS - A cut-to-fit universal vehicle floor mat has arrays of peripheral cells separated from each other and from a central area of the mat body by indented trim lines. The cells are formed by intersections of the trim lines, and a cell may have convexly curved transition segment between a longitudinal trim line outboard of the cell and a transverse trim line.01-31-2013
20130089691OBJECTS WITH BUILT-IN, VARIABLY-SIZED, REMOVABLE PORTIONS - Certain embodiments provide a variably-sized removable portion integrated into an object. The object may include a surface and a variably-sized removable portion that includes separation edges that define a shape of the variably-sized removable portion. In certain embodiments, each of the separation edges is a different size and is concentrically-aligned with each other. Certain embodiments provide that each of the separations edges is separable from the surface of the object such that a size of an opening left when one of the separation edges is separated from the surface is variable depending on the size of the separation edge selected to be separated from the surface.04-11-2013
20090304972Detachable Sheet - In one aspect, the present invention is directed to a sheet comprising: a first section on one side of the sheet; and a second section on the other side of the sheet and parallel to the first section; wherein the distance between the tip of the first section and the tip of the second section being substantially greater than zero, thereby upon applying a force along the tips, detaching the sheet between the tips. In another aspect, the present invention is directed to a sheet comprising: a section on one side of the sheet in which the shortest distance between the tip of the section and the un-sectioned edge of the sheet is substantially greater than zero, thereby upon applying a force along the section, detaching the sheet between the tip and the edge.12-10-2009
20090110863INFORMATION SHEET - An information sheet 04-30-2009
20130059107SEPARABLE COMPOSITE LABELING ARTICLES IN SHEET OR ROLL FORM - A linear series of connected unitary sheet-like merchandise labeling articles, each of which comprises a labeling tag flatly cojoined along a unifying flat bond zone with a flexible elastic layer that extends away from the tag and includes an elastic fastening loop. Adjacent labeling articles of the series are ruptureably connected in a manner permitting the series to be handled as a unit while at the same time permitting ruptureable separation of individual merchandise labeling articles from the series. In one embodiment, the linear series is wound into roll form.03-07-2013
20100068441EASY-TO-STRAIGHT-TEAR PLASTIC FILM, AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD AND APPARATUS - An apparatus for producing a long, easy-to-straight-tear plastic film having large numbers of substantially parallel half-cut lines extending in a transverse direction on at least one surface, comprising (a) a roll having at least one cam axially extending on a circular surface of said roll, and (b) a cutter arranged in parallel to said roll with a gap narrower than the thickness of said plastic film, the rotation of said roll causing said cam to intermittently push said plastic film to said cutter to form half-cut lines on said plastic film.03-18-2010
20090269537ADHESIVE SHEET AND DELIVERY SLIP - One surface of a base sheet BS is provided with a delivery information display portion BS10-29-2009
20090269538THERMOPLASTIC FILM - A thermoplastic film for the interior paneling of motor vehicles has a top layer with a structured surface layer and a foamed layer on the underside and with indentations or material weak points introduced on the reverse side. The top layer has a residual thickness of at least 35% in the region of the indentations and the foamed layer has a thickness between 15 and 50% of the density of the compact top layer.10-29-2009
20090047461Ticket Device - The present invention relates to a continuous web (02-19-2009
20100086721SUPPORT STRUCTURE PACKAGING - A method comprising building at least one three-dimensional model and a support structure using a layer-based additive technique, where the at least one three-dimensional model is at least partially encased in the support structure, and where the support structure functions as a shipping package for the at least one three-dimensional model.04-08-2010
20120237713THIN PACKAGING FILM HAVING AN INCIPIENT TEAR - A thin packaging film 1 includes a reference area 09-20-2012
20120237712MOULDED TRIM COMPONENT FOR COVERING AN AIRBAG IN A MOTOR VEHICLE - A molded trim component for covering an airbag in a motor vehicle comprises a support, an intermediate layer, and a decorative layer. The decorative layer is adhesively bonded to the surface of the intermediate layer, at least in the region of a tear-open line of the intermediate layer or at least in the vicinity of the tear-open line.09-20-2012
20120237711Method for Manufacturing a Sheet Product for Use in a Dispenser and Strip of Sheet Product - The invention relates to a method of manufacturing a web of sheet product, with a discontinuous perforation arrangement such that manufacture of a web of sheet product provides for an increase in the breaking strength of the web of sheet product while feeding the web in a machine direction, thereby reducing the risk of breaking and maintaining the yield and throughput of the production of the perforated web as an intermediate product, yet providing a low breaking force for individual strips produced from the web.09-20-2012
20110281055Separable Composite Labeling Articles in Sheet or Roll Form - The disclosure relates to a linear series of connected unitary sheet-like merchandise labeling articles, each of which comprises a labeling tag flatly cojoined along a unifying flat bond zone with a flexible elastic layer that extends away from the tag and includes an elastic fastening loop. Adjacent labeling articles of the series are ruptureably connected in a manner permitting the series to be handled as a unit while at the same time permitting ruptureable separation of individual merchandise labeling articles from the series. In one embodiment, the linear series is wound into roll form.11-17-2011
20090202774LAMINATED PAPER ARTICLE AND PAPER WEB - An absorbent laminated paper article in the form of a rectangular sheet has first parallel edges in a first direction and second parallel edges in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and an article area delimited by the edges. The article includes at least two plies adhesively bonded together in a bonding pattern between the plies. The bonding pattern includes bonding elements arranged along a first set of bonding lines extending from one of the first parallel edges to the other of first parallel edges in a first general direction at a first angle to the first direction and along a second set of bonding lines extending from the one of first parallel edges to the other of first parallel edges in a second general direction at a second angle to the first direction, the first set of bonding lines intersecting with the second set and forming an intermeshing network of bonding lines.08-13-2009
20120082819PERFORATED WALLPAPER SYSTEM FOR USE IN A LOCKER - An apparatus and system for locker wallpaper panels include perforations and features for adapting the panels to selected locker configurations. The system includes magnets that are configured to affix the wallpaper panels to corresponding surfaces of the locker.04-05-2012
20100035011ABSORBENT SHEET WITH UNIQUE EMBOSSING PATTERN - A cut or precut absorbent sheet intended in particular for wiping, includes at least two plies or groups of plies of creped absorbent paper with a basis weight ranging between 12 and 35 g/m02-11-2010
20090148646PORTABLE TISSUE PRODUCTS - A tissue product having a plurality of absorbent, fibrous structure sheets comprising at least a first sheet and a second sheet that is adjacent to the first sheet, the first sheet and the second sheet each comprising a first end and a second end opposite to the first end, wherein the first end of the first sheet is proximal to the first end of the second sheet, and the second end of the first sheet and the second end of the second sheet are arranged in a splayed orientation.06-11-2009
20100266802DECORATIVE SKIN FOR AN AIRBAG COVER - The invention relates to a method for producing a decorative skin of an airbag cover having a weakened area, wherein a predetermined breaking groove is integrally formed into the decorative skin. The invention further relates to a decorative skin having a weakened area.10-21-2010
20080311334ENHANCED VOID BOARD - An enhanced polymeric void board for placement between adjacent horizontal layers of masonry materials to maintain an opening in a lower of the layers, the enhanced void board comprising a relatively thin planar element having a plurality of ribs extending along the length of the planar element and a plurality of holes through the planar element.12-18-2008
20110151170HIP AND RIDGE ROOFING MATERIAL - A shingle blank comprises an asphalt coated mat having a cut line formed in the asphalt coated mat. The cut line includes a continuous cut portion and a perforated portion. The perforated portion is structured and configured to facilitate separation of the shingle blank into discrete portions.06-23-2011
20110200779Adhesive Tape As Bag Cinch Device - Adhesive tape for the purpose of cinching the open end of a bag, namely a plastic trash bag or like, around the exterior surface of a container for which the bag is intended to line, to create a neat, tightened bag edge for aesthetic and functional fitting needs, whereby the device is characterized by a body of tape, one surface having adhesive sections on the two ends of the length and an adhesive free zone in the mid section in which a cinched portion of the bag is gathered, leaving the rest of the bag opening edge smooth and tightened around the exterior surface of the container, and the tape further having a perforated separation-line in the latitudinal direction in or near the adhesive free zone for use in tearing the tape into two sections to release the tension on the bag when removing the bag from the container.08-18-2011
20110171411Asymmetrical Security Seal - Described herein is a multi-layered security seal having a first outer portion having a first area and a second outer portion having an equivalent area. A nonlinear center portion is positioned between the first outer portion and the second outer portion. The first outer portion, the second outer portion, and the nonlinear center portion form a single unit. The security seal has an adhesive at least partially disposed on an underside of each of the first portion, the second portion and/or the nonlinear center portion. A covert message disposed on at least one layer of the multi-layered security seal. The covert message is displayed through an upper layer of the multi-layered security seal when the multi-layer security seal is at least partially removed from an item on which it has been adhered or upon movement of an item onto which the security seal has been placed.07-14-2011
20090104394Thin tape-type magnetic decorative body - A thin tape-type magnetic decorative body including multiple magnetic decorative sheet units, which are interconnected to form an elongated magnetic decorative strap. Each magnetic decorative sheet unit is a soft magnetic thin sheet body with a predetermined configuration. At least one face of the magnetic decorative sheet unit is magnetically attractive. A connecting section with weakened structural strength is connected between each two adjacent magnetic decorative sheet units. An external force is applicable to one of the connecting sections to easily fold or split apart the magnetic decorative strap along the connecting section, whereby the magnetic decorative strap can be easily divided into segments with desired lengths for separate use.04-23-2009
20090280283PROTECTING FILM AND METHOD FOR COATING PROTECTING FILM ON WORKPIECE - An exemplary protecting film for coating a three-dimensional surface of a workpiece, includes an adhesive layer and a release layer. The adhesive layer defines a split. The release layer includes a remaining portion for shielding the split of the adhesive layer and a release portion detachably formed on the adhesive layer. The remaining portion is capable of remaining on the adhesive layer after the release portion detaches from the adhesive layer. A method for coating a protecting film on a workpiece is also provided.11-12-2009
20090286034DIE CUT SHEET PRODUCT FOR FORMING SEPARABLE, INTERLOCKING NAPKIN BANDS - A product is provided for forming separable interlocking napkin bands. The product includes a sheet having a plurality of die cut lines extending along a length and a width of the sheet, and a plurality of slits extending from certain of the die cut lines. The die cut lines define a plurality of separable napkin bands that can be separated from one another along the die cut lines, and individually secured into a cylindrical formation by interlocking the slits together. The sheet is adapted to be passed through a printer and desired information is printed on the napkin bands, after which the napkin bands can be separated from one another.11-19-2009
20080280089Method for manufacturing lightweight building boards - The invention relates to methods for manufacturing lightweight building boards (11-13-2008
20080206506NEW STAIN RESISTANT BARRIER FABRIC - The instant invention relates to a new liquid repellent and stain resistant barrier fabric comprising a fabric substrate having a face side and an underside with spaced-apart indentations on the underside of the fabric substrate; a primary treat composition covering at least the face side of the fabric substrate; a perforated polymeric latex overlaying the underside of the fabric substrate, wherein the perforations align with the spaced-apart indentations; a polymeric adhesive layer covering the perforated latex; and a polymeric barrier film overlaying the adhesive layer. Such liquid repellent and stain resistant barrier fabrics are suitable in home furnishing and commercial applications.08-28-2008
20110143074MOULDED TIE STRIPS - A sheet of cellular tie strips, where each strip is composed of a series of unit cell portions connected end-to-end, is formed in a single moulding process. Lateral webs join one or more strips side-by-side to form a sheet such that each strip can be readily separated by tearing, stamping, cutting, leaving only a very thin vestige which does not interfere with the tying of the strips in use.06-16-2011
20090068390FILMS COMPRISING DYNAMICALLY VULCANISED THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS - The present invention relates to a film comprising a vulcanised thermoplastic elastomer, a polypropylene based polyolefine composition and optionally an ethylene polymer. The film for example comprises from 30-90 parts by weight of vulcanised thermoplastic elastomer, 5-65 parts by weight of the polypropylene based polyolefin composition and optionally from 0-50 parts by weight of the ethylene polymer wherein said parts by weight are based upon 100 parts by weight of the vulcanised thermoplastic elastomer, the polypropylene based polyolefin composition and the ethylene polymer. The films are used in soft touch applications, consumer applications, medical applications, hygienic applications, packaging, and automotive or clothing applications. The films are for example useful in baby diapers, surgical drapes, surgical pouches, hospital linens, diaper waist bands and side tabs, adult incontinence products, feminine hygiene products and wound care products.03-12-2009
20090110865INTEGRATED FORMS AND METHOD OF MAKING SUCH FORMS - A form that incorporates either a label or card such that the form can be reliably printed on by the end user and manufactured less expensively. The integrated label form includes a top printable substrate and a liner substrate mated together by an adhesive. The top printable substrate serves at least partially as removable portions capable of being reapplied. Weakened lines of substrate may be provided to define removable portions on the top printable substrate. The form also may include a similar printable substrate mated to the other side of the liner by adhesive. Weakened lines of substrate also may formed in the second substrate to define removable portions. The integrated card form includes a printable substrate and a first and second laminate mated to the substrate and together by an adhesive. Weakened lines of substrate and first laminate define an integrated removable portion capable of being held in the form by the second laminate and easily removed manually when desired. In the integrated card form and the integrated label form, a recess may be provided adjacent the removable portion to facilitate removal of the removable portion. The integrated forms are easily manufactured by a single piece of equipment.04-30-2009
20090220721Ceramic Member, Method of Forming Groove in Ceramic Member, and Substrate for Electronic Part - A ceramic member with high strength grooves and method of manufacturing same is disclosed. A heat ray may be used in combination with a blown gas to form grooves in the surface of the ceramic member while eliminating or minimizing depletion of a sintering aid. A high concentration of the sintering aid is formed in a surface region of the ceramic member extending a distance from the surface of the grooves into the ceramic member.09-03-2009
20100151174ABSORBENT COMPOSITE SHEET, ROLL OF SUCH A SHEET, PACKET OF SHEETS, AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS - An absorbent composite sheet for domestic use includes a first ply of paper, with a degree of absorption of liquids equal to or greater than around 5 (g/g CEN standard), and a second superposed ply composed of a metal-containing layer, the thickness of the second ply being equal to or less than around 10 microns (μm).06-17-2010
20120196072SECURITY LABEL FOR SECURING MEDICATIONS RETAINED IN AN INDIVIDUAL PACKAGING - The present invention relates to a security label for securing medications retained in an individual packaging, comprising a base layer (08-02-2012
20120196071STRENGTHENED GLASS SUBSTRATE SHEETS AND METHODS FOR FABRICATING GLASS PANELS FROM GLASS SUBSTRATE SHEETS - Strengthened glass substrate sheets and methods of fabricating glass panels from glass substrate sheets are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes forming at least one series of holes through a thickness of the glass substrate sheet, wherein the at least one series of holes defines a perimeter of the glass panel to be separated from the glass substrate sheet. The method further includes strengthening the glass substrate sheet by a strengthening process, and separating the glass panel from the glass substrate sheet along the at least one series of holes. At least a portion of one or more edges of the glass panel has an associated edge compressive layer. In another embodiment, a strengthened glass substrate sheet includes at least one series of holes that defines a perimeter of one or more glass panels to be separated from the strengthened glass substrate sheet.08-02-2012
20100221479LAMINATED MATERIAL CUTTING METHOD, LAMINATED MATERIAL, HEAD SUSPENSION MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND HEAD SUSPENSION - A method of cutting a laminated material 09-02-2010
20130216755Utensil Mat - The Utensil Mat is a paper product or a thin plastic film attached to or laid upon a table for the protection of silverware or eating utensils to keep them from being exposed to germs or bacteria before and during a dining experience. Design specifically for silverware only.08-22-2013
20090075011Double-Sided Adhesive Tape For Affixing Protective Sheetlike Structures - Double-sided adhesive tape for affixing large sheetlike structures for the purposes of transit protection and/or assembly protection to substrates such as an automotive finish, consisting of a first adhesive side A comprising an adhesive A with a coatweight of greater than 10 g/m03-19-2009
20090110864WEB AND METHOD FOR MAKING FLUID FILLED UNITS - An elongate flattened thermoplastic tube has an inflation edge and an opposite edge. The tube includes spaced transverse seals that define sides of pouches. The tube includes lines of weakness that allow adjacent dunnage units to be separated. A frangible line of connection is disposed in one two superposed layers of the tube proximate to the inflation edge. This frangible connection may be broken to permit inflation of the inflatable pouches.04-30-2009
20110111158Easy-Opening Paper Towel Product - A product, such as a roll of paper toweling, is wrapped in a polymeric film wrapper having a high degree of molecular orientation. The wrapper is provided with a small perforated starter tab, which a user can depress with their fingers or thumb to break the perforations. Upon breaking the perforations, the user can grasp the tab of the wrapper and thereafter open the package by pulling on the wrapper in the same direction as the molecular orientation direction of the wrapper. The high degree of molecular orientation allows the package to be cleanly torn open with very little effort.05-12-2011
20110033649Package for Two-Way Mailing - A form for creating a two-way mailer has a planar, rectangular sheet of foldable material having a left edge and a right edge defining a length substantially greater than a width, first, second, third and fourth regions disposed left to right successively on the sheet, the regions defined by first, second and third fold lines across the width of the sheet at right angles to the length, a first perforated tear-off line proximate the first fold line, a first glue region at the left edge of the sheet in the direction of the width dimension and joined to the sheet by a second perforated tear-off line, a second glue region at the right edge of the sheet in the direction of the width dimension, and a pattern of adhesive on the second region. The dimensions of the second and the third regions in the direction of the length of the sheet are substantially equal, dimension of the first region in the same direction is greater than that of any of the other regions, and the dimension of the fourth region in the same direction is less than that of any of the other regions, and the first and second glue regions are one of remoistenable glue or self-adhesive regions with a peel-off cover.02-10-2011
20110129633STACK OF FOLDED MATERIAL - A stack includes one or more web-shaped materials, at least one of the web-shaped materials having a visual pattern, wherein a similar pattern is seen as an edge pattern on a face side of the stack. There is also provided a method to produce such a stack.06-02-2011
20110086194Security inherent wrap label with patterned adhesive - A patterned adhesive tag applied to separable-lid containers, hinged-lid containers, film-lid containers, and other packaged products. The patterned tag adhesive is designed to add security to the packaging of the goods, such that when an unauthorized person tries to remove the tag, it will tear, indicating an unauthorized entry, and caution against purchase or usage of the product. The tag is designed to wrap around a plurality of sides of the packaged product. The tag may be multi-layered through the usage of additional adhesives and substrates to facilitate couponing and booklet applications for the marketed product.04-14-2011
20090246440SHIM10-01-2009
20110070390LASER METHODS TO CREATE EASY TEAR OFF MATERIALS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM - A method of creating an easily torn material using laser etching, as well as articles produced therefrom is provided. As opposed to standard perforations, a laser is used to etch a line in a sheet of material. The line allows the material to be easily torn by a user, yet exhibits enough tensile strength to prevent tearing during regular use.03-24-2011
20110070391RELEASABLY ADHESIVE TAPES - An adhesive tape, particularly suitable for medical applications, comprises a structural layer carrying on at least one part of one side thereof a hydrophobic gel and on at least part of the other side thereof a backing layer. The structural layer comprises a synthetic material in the form of a film or non-woven web. The tape has separation lines comprising perforations extending laterally across the tape at regular intervals along the length of the tape. The hydrophobic gel that is carried on one side of the structural layer is preferably a soft silicone.03-24-2011
20090136701STRETCH SLEEVE LABEL - A stretch sleeve label for attachment to a container is provided. The label contains at least one point of weakness configured so that the label can be easily removed by beginning to separate the label into pieces at or near the point of weakness. When removed at the point of weakness, the label is removed without any substantial portion of the label or any adhesive on the container.05-28-2009
20080248232Adhesive tape roll - The present invention relates to an adhesive tape roll. The adhesive tape roll is formed by connecting several adhesive plates to one another, wherein a mark portion is formed between every two adhesive plates to be recognized easily after use of the adhesive plates for facilitating tearing off of the adhesive plates so as to renew the adhesive plates.10-09-2008
20080311335ENHANCED VOID BOARD - An enhanced polymeric void board for placement between adjacent horizontal layers of masonry materials to maintain an opening in a lower of the layers, the enhanced void board comprising a relatively thin planar element having a plurality of ribs extending along the length of the planar element.12-18-2008
20080268194NONWOVEN BONDING PATTERNS PRODUCING FABRICS WITH IMPROVED ABRASION RESISTANCE AND SOFTNESS - A thermal bonding pattern for nonwoven fabric possessing improved abrasion resistance while retaining softness, comprising a basket-weave pattern or other pattern having a transition area (10-30-2008
20100330324Methods to Produce Stretchable Products - The invention provides methods for producing flexible, stretchable, and/or elastic products comprised principally of material such as natural elastomers and other synthetic polymers. The method for producing stretchable products by spraying product material over a workpiece former, and method for creating perforated products by spraying product material over fibres in an upright position. The invention provides methods for making double sided fibre coating of the product and, or to at least coating the product surface on the side facing the wall without the need for removing the product from the wall.12-30-2010
20100330323BUNDLING TAPE DEVICE WITH ELECTROSTATIC ADHESION - A bundling tape device includes: a tape wound into a plurality of loops one around the other and having an electrostatic adhesion property. The tape includes a plurality of first tearing lines, and a plurality of bundling sections divided by the first tearing lines. Each of the bundling sections has a label portion adjacent to one of the first tearing lines. The bundling sections are separable along the first tearing lines. Each of the bundling sections can be wound and self-adhered to form a ring adapted to extend around an object.12-30-2010
20090208689DETECTING THE ENERGY INPUT INTO A SOLID OR A WORKPIECE - A method of introducing weakening into a solid or a workpiece, preferably a ceramic or a glass, by an energy source which, by means of specific energy input acting locally, weakens the solid or the workpiece at the location of the energy input. A chromophore substance is applied to the location of the energy input before or at the same time as the energy input, such that a physical, chemical or biological visible change in the solid body or the workpiece is achieved at the location of the energy input.08-20-2009
20110076435Shield plate and Vehicle Structure Provided With The Shield Plate - A shield plate includes a flat plate shaped member; and a stress-concentrating portion which is formed over the entire surface of the flat plate shaped member and bends when an external force is applied.03-31-2011
20120308756Self-Laminating Rotating Cable Marker Label with Breakaway Portion - A self-laminating rotating cable marker label is constructed of a transparent film having a first adhesive area, an adhesive-free smooth area, and a second adhesive area. A print-on area forms one side of the transparent film, the print-on area adapted to receive indicia identifying the cable about which the marker label is applied. A perforation extends across the transparent film providing a line of separation of the transparent film. When wrapped around a cable, the second adhesive area overlies the print-on area such that the cable identifying indicia is visible through the transparent second adhesive area. As the transparent film is wrapped around the cable, the first adhesive area adheres to the cable. The remainder of the transparent film is rotated, breaking the perforation, whereby the smooth area of the film in contact with the cable provides smooth rotation of the label around the cable.12-06-2012
20120308755METHOD OF CO-EXTRUDING, CO-EXTRUSION DIE, AND EXTRUDED ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM - A die comprising two die cavities, with each capable of supplying polymeric material, and a distribution plate interposed between at least a portion of each of the two die cavities. The distribution plate has a dispensing edge and a plurality of extrusion channels. First and second extrusion channels extend from entrance openings at the first and second die cavities, respectively, to exit openings on the dispensing edge. The exit openings of the first and second extrusion channels are disposed in alternating positions along the dispensing edge. A method of extruding with such a die and an extruded article made therefrom are also disclosed. The method includes co-extruding a first polymeric composition and a second polymeric composition. The extruded article comprises a plurality of longitudinal first stripes of the first polymeric composition alternating with a plurality of longitudinal second stripes of the second polymeric composition.12-06-2012
20100021673PRINTABLE PRE-SEWN STUFFED TOY COMPOSITE SHEETS - Embodiments of the invention provide a composite sheet for creating a customized design. The composite sheet includes a first fabric portion, a second fabric portion, and a membrane portion disposed between the first fabric portion and the second fabric portion, where the first fabric portion is sewn with stitching to the second fabric portion. One advantage of the composite sheet and related systems and methods is that users can create customized designs conveniently on their own home printer.01-28-2010
20100021672POUCH OPENING FEATURE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A flexible packaging structure has built-in opening features in a laminate with a first structure adhesively joined to a second structure. A tear area is formed by laser ablation of the laminate along a junction between the first and second portions preferably prior to assembling the laminate into the package. Laser ablation begins at the center of the tear area and progressively moves the laser in a direction radially outward from the center of the tear area. During assembly of the package, a seal is formed between end portions of the first and second portions of the laminate. A score line and a sealant reduction area are also introduced to the package to facilitate opening. The package is opened by pulling the seal near the tear area in a direction along the score line until the contents of the package are accessible.01-28-2010
20120148783Barrier-type Protection from Exposure to Community Acquired Pathogens - A barrier-type protection for the temporary covering over of handles which are likely to harbor contagions, such as those of shopping carts, and exercise machines. The barrier can be dispensed from rolls in which each barrier is separated by a perforation. A portion of the barrier has an adhesive region that can adhere to an outer portion of the barrier, so as to secure the barrier over a handle.06-14-2012
20110064901SUPER INSULATING FAN-FOLD RADIANT BARRIER - An insulating panel for inhibiting the passage of radiant and conductive heat into or out of an enclosed structure through the attic, foundation, windows, doors, and skylights where the panel is laminated. The core of the panel is of extruded polystyrene or expanded polystyrene having a thickness of between 1/16 of an inch to 1½ inches. The core of the panel is coated with a fire retarding material which can be an adhesive and which is used to attach a metalized film such as aluminum to each side of the core. Apertures are located in the core and metalized films to allow air to pass through the panel, and the panel is scored to allow it to be folded.03-17-2011
20110318521DISPOSABLE NECKBAND FOR ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION - A neckband assembly comprising a neckband strap including a weakened zone across the width, and an adhesive positioned on the strap. In one embodiment, the strap comprises at least two weakened zones across the width, and the weakened zones are spaced from each other by a distance that is between 5% and 50% of the length of the strap. The weakened zone(s) can be in the form of a perforation line having a series of linearly-spaced holds separated by spaces. The above-described neckband assembly can be provided in the form of a sheet of such assemblies, wherein the corresponding straps are separated from each other by tear-away zones extending parallel to the length of the straps. Preferably, the tear-away zones are weaker than the weakened zones. Similar to the weakened zones, the tear-away zones can comprise perforation lines having a series of linearly-spaced holds separated by spaces.12-29-2011
20110318522CELLULAR CUSHIONING ARTICLE - A cellular cushioning article is described. The cellular cushioning article may be used to wrap items such as fragile items needing protection during storage or shipping. The article includes a polymeric film including discrete first cells projecting from a major surface of the film. The first cells are arranged in rows parallel to each other, such that for two opposing polymeric films with the major surfaces facing each other, the total thickness of the two opposing polymeric films is less than twice the thickness of one polymeric film. The cellular cushioning article can be fan-folded into a stack occupying much less volume as compared to stacks formed by fan-folding known cellular cushioning articles.12-29-2011
20090004424Bi-Oriented Polypropylene Film Comprising Tear Orientation, a Process of Preparing Said Film and an Article Comprising it - The present invention relates to a bi-oriented polypropylene film comprising tear orientation in the transverse direction. By virtue of this achieved property, this film is suitable for making packages, especially in the food and paper sectors, since it provides easy opening of the package, besides preventing damages to the packed product or even to the opened package itself. Further, the invention relates to a process for preparing said film and article comprising the bi-oriented polypropylene film having a tear orientation.01-01-2009
20100221478CHIP RESISTOR SUBSTRATE - A method for the targeted introduction of cleavage lines or predetermined breaking lines in ceramic substrates for subsequent separation, wherein, in a thermal treatment step or methods step, the cleavage line or predetermined breaking line is heated locally and then cooled suddenly by a coolant in such a way that targeted cracking or material weakness occurs along the cleavage line or predetermined breaking lines.09-02-2010
20120015129COMPONENT HAVING AN OVERLAPPING LASER TRACK; METHOD FOR PRODUCING SUCH A COMPONENT - A component having a laser track as a fracture initiation line, said laser track being composed of laser holes formed by a laser beam for preparing for a later separation of the component into individual components. In order to ensure that, upon separation, the fracture always extends along the laser track, fractures deviating from the laser track are avoided, and the fracture edges after fracture are formed evenly and do not have jagged edges, it is proposed that the distance between two adjacent laser holes be less than or equal to the diameter of said laser holes, in each case measured on the surface of the component.01-19-2012
20120015128FORMS CONTAINING A REMOVABLE HANG TAG AND METHODS OF PRODUCING THE SAME - Methods and apparatus for constructing a form are described. An example form includes a substrate having a first face and a second face. The example form also includes a plurality of lines of weakness including a first line of weakness formed in the substrate, a second line of weakness formed in the substrate adjacent to the first line of weakness and coupled to the first line of weakness at a first junction, a third line of weakness formed in the substrate and coupled to the first line of weakness, a fourth line of weakness formed in the substrate and coupled to the second line of weakness, a fifth line of weakness formed in the substrate distal to the first line of weakness, and a sixth line of weakness formed in the substrate distal to the second line of weakness and coupled to the fifth line of weakness at a second junction. The example form further includes a fold line formed on the substrate between the first junction and the second junction. The first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth lines of weakness define a central area and a perimeter matrix and the fold line divides the central area into a first side and a second side.01-19-2012
20120015127One-Piece Board Level Shielding With Peel-Away Feature - A one-piece board level shielding element with a top cover peel panel is secured to a circuit board to shield and provide access to a shielded component. The shielding element is formed with a top having a peel line to facilitate removal of the peel panel with a peel tool. Once the repair is completed, a new cover is put on to the remaining side-walls to reestablish the shielding. The shield top cover is formed with a peel tool insertion slot and an adjacent peel start slot. The peel panel is removed by a peel tool having a peel hook mounted to a cylindrical peel key that is inserted into the insertion slot and hooks the cover at the peel start slot. Upon rotating the peel key away from the peel start slot, the peel panel is easily removed. A fixture plate may be used to support the peel tool and assist in removal of the peel panel01-19-2012
20120058291ROLL OF CONTINUOUS WEB OF OPTICAL FILM LAMINATE AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR - A method of producing a roll of a continuous web of an optical film laminate, usable in a process of laminating an optical film sheet including a polarizing film and formed to a size corresponding to that an optical panel to a surface of the optical panel being fed to a lamination position, is disclosed. The polarizing film is prepared by subjecting a laminate including a thermoplastic resin substrate and a PVA type resin layer formed on the substrate, to uniaxial 2-stage stretching to reduce a thickness of the PVA type resin layer to 10 μm or less, and causing a dichroic material to be absorbed in the PVA type resin layer. A carrier film is releasably attached to the continuous web of optical film laminate including the polarizing film, through an adhesive layer. A defect inspection is performed for the optical film laminate and the adhesive layer.03-08-2012
20120156415PACKAGING - A packaging wrapper (06-21-2012
20120107544STACK OF INTERFOLDED ABSORBENT SHEET PRODUCTS - A stack of interfolded absorbent sheet products comprises a plurality of absorbent sheets each of which is itself folded at least twice about axes that are perpendicular to one another. Each sheet comprises a first fold that is offset from a line parallel to the first fold bisecting the sheet, and a second fold approximately bisecting the sheet in a direction perpendicular to the first fold. Each sheet is folded such that offset portions of the sheet are positioned interiorly of the sheet when folded. The absorbent sheets preferably have an embossed surface relief of a predetermined pattern or design. Each of the absorbent sheets within the stack comprises at least one pair of panels sandwiched between a pair of adjacent panels of another of the absorbent sheets in the stack.05-03-2012
20110091677Data Sheet for An ID - The data sheet comprises a plate (04-21-2011
20090130364Roll of interconnected detachable fabric/cloth sheets and dispenser therefore - A roll of interconnected detachable fabric or cloth sheets provides an environmentally friendly cost effective reusable alternative to disposable paper towels, and nonwoven wipes and mop pads. Each of the sheets includes a front surface and a rear surface. The front surface of one sheet is connected with the rear surface of an adjacent sheet to form the roll by connectors such as male and female hook and loop ribbon sections. The individual sheets can also be used as mop head covers. A dispenser for the sheets includes a spindle for rotatably retaining the roll and a rack for supporting a detached sheet for air drying between uses.05-21-2009
20100247836METHOD FOR THE LASER ABLATION OF BRITTLE COMPONENTS - Method for the laser ablation of brittle components in preparation for the subsequent separation of the same, by the introduction of sack-like indentations by a laser beam, wherein the indentations are arranged in a line one after the other, and form a laser ablation line which serves as the fracture initiation line, wherein the term laser ablation line means a line formed by connecting the middle points of all the indentations. At least two laser ablation lines are introduced onto the component surface and cross each other at a cross point. In order to ensure that the fracture always runs along the laser ablation line during the separation process, that fractures deviating from the laser ablation line are avoided, and that the corners of the separated pieces following fracturing are evenly shaped, it is suggested according to the invention that at least one cross point indentation is introduced at the cross point in a targeted, controlled, and intentional manner, which specifically weakens the component at the cross point.09-30-2010
20120213961MODULAR BUILDING SYSTEM - A modular construction member and kit including a panel having a first side and a second side opposite the first side and spaced apart from the first side by a distance defining a thickness. The panel having a plurality of ends extending between the first side and the second side with each of the first side, the second side, and at least one of the ends having a plurality of holes formed therein which are configured to receive a connector which is also receivable in a hole of a like panel for connecting the panel to the like panel.08-23-2012
20120135177METHODS FOR FORMING GROOVES AND SEPARATING STRENGTHENED GLASS SUBSTRATE SHEETS - Methods for separating strengthened glass articles from glass substrate sheets and strengthened glass substrate sheets are described herein. In one embodiment, a method of separating a glass article from a glass substrate sheet includes forming at least one groove on at least one surface of the glass substrate sheet. The at least one groove continuously extends around a perimeter of the glass article and extends partially through a thickness of the glass substrate sheet. The method further includes strengthening the glass substrate sheet by a strengthening process and separating the glass article from the glass substrate sheet along the at least one groove such that one or more edges of the glass article are under compressive stress. In another embodiment, a strengthened glass substrate sheet includes an ion exchanged glass having one or more grooves in one or more strengthened surface layers, the one or more grooves defining glass articles.05-31-2012
20100047501FLUID ABSORBENT TAPE - A fluid absorbent tape is divided into sections that can be separated to customize the length of the tape and simplify use. In one embodiment of the invention, the fluid absorbent tape includes an absorbent material enclosed in a fluid permeable cover to form an elongated fluid absorbent tape. Separating structure formed in a transverse direction through the elongated fluid absorbent tape divides the elongated tape into a first section of fluid absorbent tape and a second section of fluid absorbent tape. The first section of fluid absorbent tape is separable from the second section of fluid absorbent tape along the separating structure. In another embodiment of the invention, the fluid absorbent tape includes a fluid absorbent material including a super absorbent polymer. An elongated fluid permeable cover having a length encloses the fluid absorbent material, and is divided into sections along the length. Each of the sections have closed ends to inhibit the fluid absorbent material from falling out of the sections through the ends.02-25-2010
20100047500INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS, RESIN MOLDED PRODUCT AND MOLD - The invention provides an injection molding process, in which a gate is cut off within a mold in resin molding to obtain a good gate-cut surface, as well as a resin molded product and a resin molding mold. In the injection molding process, a cutting pin, which is connected to a cutting pin working plate provided in parallel with a driving device or an ejector plate provided in a mold, slides on a mold parting line between a fixed-side block, on which corner cutting or a R shape is provided at the approach port, and a movable-side block opposed to the fixed-side block. The wall thickness of a compression shape portion opposed to the cutting pin is larger than that of a gate and a product shape portion. The cutting pin compresses a resin in this portion toward the product shape portion at predetermined timing to cut off the gate portion and integrate the resin with the product shape.02-25-2010
20120177860ADHESIVE TAPE ROLL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ADHESIVE TAPE ROLL - Disclosed is a technique of manufacturing an adhesive tape roll by which cut lines for cutting an adhesive tape can be regularly formed at a constant position. Provided are a winding roller (07-12-2012
20120231199MICROSTRUCTURED TAPE - Herein is disclosed a plastic tape, comprising a backing with a first major side comprising a microstructured paint-retention pattern and a second major side that may comprise a microstructured hand-tear pattern and with a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer disposed on second major side of the backing; wherein the backing, the microstructured paint-retention pattern, and the microstructured hand-tear pattern (if present) all constitute a monolithic plastic unit.09-13-2012
20120328818SELF SEALING TAG STOCK - A polymeric film tag stock which comprises; 12-27-2012
20100233411Apparatus for separating label assembly - A label assembly including a face sheet, a back sheet, and a layer of an adhesive positioned between the face sheet and the back sheet. A separation line divides the label assembly into at least two portions. The separation line is formed by a first tearable line of separation extending across the back sheet and a second tearable line of separation extending across the face sheet. The first tearable line of separation is offset with respect to the second tearable line of separation, and at least one of the first and second tearable lines of separation includes a non-linear portion directed toward and/or an angled portion extending at an angle to an other of the at least one of the first and second tearable lines of separation.09-16-2010
20110039048SPACER ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A SPACER ELEMENT - A spacer wafer for a wafer stack includes a spacer body with a first surface and a second surface, and is intended to be sandwiched between a first wafer and a second wafer. That is, the spacer is to keep a first wafer placed against the first surface and a second wafer placed against the second surface at a constant distance from each other. The spacer provides openings arranged such that functional elements of the first wafer and of the second wafer can be aligned with the openings. The spacer is formed from a forming tool by means of a shape replication process and is preferably made of a material hardened by curing. At least one of the first and second surface includes edges separating the surface from the openings, and the thickness of the spacer wafer at the edges exceeds the thickness of the spacer wafer at surface locations around the edges.02-17-2011
20120270004Detachable Sheet - A sheet having two opposing sides and a fiber orientation, comprising: a first section on one side of the sheet; and a second section on another the other side of the sheet and substantially parallel to the first section, wherein the sections are not transverse to the fiber orientation of the sheet, and wherein the sections are dimensioned and arranged so that respective separation lines and separation regions formed on the respective sides of the sheet when the sheet is torn result in a homogeneous outlook where respective separation regions are hidden from view.10-25-2012
20120270003Polyolefin Pre-Stretched Packaging Film - The invention provides a polyolefin pre-stretched packaging film comprising perforations arranged in a series of columns along a longitudinal direction of the film, wherein each adjacent column of said perforations is separated by a column without perforations along the longitudinal direction, and the perforations are staggered in a transverse direction across the film, wherein said film comprises an inherent cling surface on at least one of its surfaces; wherein the perforations cover at least 25% of the total surface area of the film, and the film has an inside/inside cling property of 5 to 22 gr, and a weight of no more than 13 g/m2.10-25-2012
20100233412LABEL SHEET DESIGN FOR EASY REMOVAL OF LABELS - A label sheet (09-16-2010
20110262677PATCH FOR AN UNDERWIRE BRASSIERE - A patch covers a hole created on a fabric when a wire of an underwire bra breaks through, poking the delicate skin around the breast of a woman. The patch includes an outer layer made of a laminate material, an inner layer made of a high strength material.. The outer layer may completely encase the inner layer.10-27-2011
20110274866INNER SUBSTRATE FOR MANUFACTURING MULTILAYER PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS - An exemplary inner substrate for manufacturing multilayer printed circuit boards is provided. The inner substrate has a number of substrate units and a number of transverse folding portions alternately arranged along a longitudinal direction of the inner substrate. Each of the substrate units is configured for forming a unitary printed circuit board. Each of the folding portions is interconnected between neighboring substrate units. Each of the folding portions defines at least one line of weakness perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the inner substrate for facilitating folding and unfolding the neighboring substrate units to each other. Each of the folding portions defines at least one groove in at least one side thereof along the at least one line of weakness.11-10-2011
20120328817RESEALABLE LABEL - A roll-fed label web for a resealable label includes a label ply and a material that permits non-destructive manipulation of the label ply. An individual resealable label is produced when the web is cut by a label application machine. The label further includes an active portion.12-27-2012
20100215886DECORATIONS - A decoration includes a main body. The main body forms an outer edge portion and an inner edge portion. The outer edge portion is formed around a periphery of the inner edge portion. The inner edge portion has at least two disconnected coil cutting lines. The cutting lines equidistantly wrap around to a centre of the main body and connect with each other, for the main body separately forming adjacent corresponded first convolution and second convolution by the cutting lines. By means of the convolutions being respectively pulled out toward opposite sides of the outer edge portion along an axial direction for positioning, making the convolutions respectively form conical revolutions at opposite sides of the outer edge portion, achieving tri-dimensional decoration.08-26-2010
20120100328PARTABLE ROLL LABEL - A rolled article includes a roll of material and a holding device positioned on the roll and extending across the free end of the roll, securing the free end against an adjacent portion of the roll surface for preventing the roll from unraveling, the holding device including a base article having first and second securing regions positioned adjacent respective opposite sides of the base article and having a linking portion positioned therebetween, the first securing region secured to the roll surface on a first side of the free end and the second securing region secured to the roll on a second side of the free end, and first and second parting features disposed between respective first and second securing regions and the linking portion, wherein the parting features are configured for facilitating parting the base article between the linking portion and the securing regions to unroll the roll.04-26-2012
20120288660FILM LAMINATE FOR A TEAR-OPEN PACKAGE - A laminate for a tear-open package has an inner heat-sealable polymer film and an outer laser-cuttable polymer film laminated thereto, respectively forming a cover layer and a seal layer. The outer film is formed with at least one linearly extending laser score groove or scoring extending transversely at least partially through a thickness of the outer film. The inner film is formed along and in alignment with the laser scoring with a perforation line comprised of a row of cuts spaced along the scoring and separated by webs extending across the scoring. The cuts extend transversely at least partially though a thickness of the inner film.11-15-2012
20100203279LABEL STRUCTURE INCORPORATING A LEAFLET FOR USE ON SMALL CONTAINERS - A label structure is disclosed for mounting on a container and includes a base panel for affixing to a surface of the container. An adhesive is applied to at least a portion of a rear face of the base panel for adhering the base panel to the container. The label structure further includes a leaflet associated with the base panel for application to the container with the base panel, and the leaflet comprising at least one panel with opposite faces. The label structure also includes a laminating strip securing the leaflet to the base panel, and the laminating strip overlies the leaflet and overlying the base panel. In some embodiments, the leaflet is positioned adjacent to the base panel, with a first portion of the leaflet overlying the base panel and a second portion of the leaflet not overlying the base panel.08-12-2010
20090022927FLAME-PERFORATED FILMS HAVING CONTROLLED TEAR CHARACTERISTICS AND METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING SAME - The disclosure is directed to methods, systems, and apparatus for obtaining flame-perforated films which reduce or eliminate skewing of perforations in such films caused by thermal creep, whereby the film has perforations arranged to provide controlled tear characteristics, especially in both the lengthwise or machine direction (MD), and the crosswise or transverse direction (TD).01-22-2009
20130017353Method for Making Laminate Sheets with Flexible Hinges for Binding into Security DocumentsAANM Gurberg; Barry DavidAACI OrleansAACO CAAAGP Gurberg; Barry David Orleans CAAANM Forest; Mark WilliamAACI OttawaAACO CAAAGP Forest; Mark William Ottawa CAAANM Patterson; Ianthe E.M.AACI OttawaAACO CAAAGP Patterson; Ianthe E.M. Ottawa CAAANM Buter; Dennis CurtAACI GreelyAACO CAAAGP Buter; Dennis Curt Greely CA - A hard laminate sheet with flexible hinge for binding into a security document is provided. Hard synthetic material layers are overlaid, sandwiching a flexible material layer having a hinge portion configured for separation from the hard synthetic material layers, and an affixing portion configured to become affixed to the hard synthetic material layers, upon lamination of the overlaid layers. The overlaid layers are laminated to form a laminate sheet having an embedded hinge affixed to the hard synthetic material layers. Score cuttings are made along a score line coinciding with an inner hinge edge on a hinge side which is then flexed until the hard synthetic material layers break along the inner hinge edge. Residual laminate layers are separated from the hinge side to expose the hinge portion of the flexible material.01-17-2013
20130022772ALL VEHICLE MATS - A cut-to-fit universal vehicle floor mat has arrays of peripheral cells separated from each other and from a central area of the mat body by indented trim lines. The arrays of cells can include an array for a transmission tunnel bulge.01-24-2013
20080233327PRINT MEDIA HAVING DETACHABLE CARDS AFFIXED THERETO AND METHOD FOR FORMING THE PRINT MEDIA - Print media having detachable cards affixed thereto and method for forming the print media including providing a first preprinted roll of web paper having a first thickness and providing a second preprinted roll of web paper having a second thickness, where the first the thickness is greater than the second thickness. Customer information is imaged or applied on a first ribbon of the first roll of preprinted web paper and die cut into cards which are glued to a second ribbon of the second preprinted roll of web paper which is also contains printed information and the second ribbon is separated into sections where each section includes a card glued thereto. The first roll of web paper is a single layer stock paper of the first thickness.09-25-2008
20130177728HIP AND RIDGE ROOFING SHINGLE - A shingle blank includes a substrate coated with asphalt. A substantially V-shaped perforated cut line is formed in the substrate, and a substantially straight cut line extends from an apex the V-shaped perforated line toward a leading edge of the shingle blank. The V-shaped perforated cut line and the substantially straight cut line are structured and configured to facilitate separation of the shingle blank into discrete portions.07-11-2013
20130129960ARTICLE CUT TO SIZE - The invention relates to a multilayered cut-to-size format comprising a thin, polyurethane-based coating (05-23-2013
20130129959PRINT MEDIUM, WRISTBAND, AND METHOD OF CREATING A WRISTBAND - A print medium and methods are provided for producing a die-cut portion easily separable from the print medium, thereby shortening the required time to separate the die-cut portion and reducing wasted consumption of print media. The print medium may include die-cut portions having a contour of a wristband, such as those used in a hospital on the wrist of a patient. The die-cut portions are formed sequentially at a constant interval on the print medium, and die-cut lines are formed between each die-cut portion as lines connecting adjacent die-cut portions. The print medium may be automatically cut at the position of a severance line perpendicular to the die-cut line referenced by a cut mark on the print medium. Because the edges of the severed print medium piece are perpendicular to the die-cut lines, separating the die-cut portion from the print medium can be easily started along the die-cut line.05-23-2013
20130095273Decorative and removable bannister, railing and spindle covers - A decorative, removable cover for banisters, railing, spindles, and the like is made of a resilient material and includes a longitudinally extending opening allowing manual placement of the cover in covering relation over a respective banister, railing, spindle or the like. A plurality of covers may be provided in a kit which optionally includes a stencil and/or stickers having various decorative and/or text thereon allowing the consumer to customize the covers following purchase if desired.04-18-2013
20100279051TRIM PANEL - An apparatus and method for making a trim panel. The method includes providing a preform laminate including a compressible material sandwiched between a flexible skin and a back skin. Positioning the preform laminate in the mold. Placing an insert with the preform laminate in the mold to created a step to establish a seam location and define a secondary area on the preform laminate. Compressing the compressible material by introducing a molten polymeric material to the mold forming a substrate and bonding the substrate to the preform laminate forming the trim component. The preform laminate folds onto itself and creates a crease along the step to simulate the seam and provide a contour change with the appearance of cushioning in the secondary area, and removing the trim panel component from the mold.11-04-2010
20130156987MULTILAYER MATERIAL, METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF AND PRINTING STOCK PRODUCED THEREWITH - A multilayer material is provided in a continuous form on a roll having two bearing cover layers and an amorphous coating substance between the cover layers. At least one of the two cover layers is an at least translucent, oriented plastic film and the coating substance contains an adhesive. The multilayer material has an overall thickness (D) preferably in the range of 100-800 μm, and the coating substance contributes at least 30% to this overall thickness. The adhesive contained in the coating substance is activatable at least once by heat and pressure, but is not sticky at room temperature. Methods for producing such a multilayer material and printing stock that is produced using a section of such a multilayer material are also described.06-20-2013
20110212286Individual Printable Presentationfolder - The invention concerns a process for the production of presentation folders from a carton media and presentation folders manufactured according to a defined process. Where the method of production meets the objective of manufacturing an arbitrary small number of presentation folders.09-01-2011
20100297378PATTERNED FIBROUS STRUCTURES AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME - Patterned fibrous structures having a pattern with a repeat unit length of greater than 28 cm and methods for making such fibrous structures are provided.11-25-2010
20100297377MULTI-PLY FIBROUS STRUCTURES AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME - Embossed multi-ply fibrous structures and methods for making such embossed multi-ply fibrous structures are provided.11-25-2010
20130156986LINERLESS LABEL MEDIA - Linerless label media comprises a substrate, a thermally-sensitive coating, and an adhesive. The substrate has a front side and a back side opposite the front side. The thermally-sensitive coating is disposed on the front side of the substrate. The adhesive is disposed on a portion of the back side of the substrate. The adhesive may comprise emulsion polymer particles and high-aspect reinforcement particles dispersed within the emulsion polymer particles to provide a relatively high level of reinforcement per reinforcement particle. The adhesive may include a tapered surface interconnecting first and second adhesive edge surfaces which extend substantially parallel to a longitudinally-extending axis. The substrate may comprise a transparent material. The thermally-sensitive coating may comprise a clear material.06-20-2013
20130183474TRANSPARENT MATERIAL PROCESSING WITH AN ULTRASHORT PULSE LASER - A method for scribing transparent materials uses ultrashort laser pulses to create multiple scribe features with a single pass of the laser beam across the material, with at least one of the scribe features being formed below the surface of the material. This enables clean breaking of transparent materials at a higher speed than conventional techniques.07-18-2013
20130183475MULTI-PIECE-ARRAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A multi-piece-array formed by laminating a plurality of ceramic layers includes: a product region where a plurality of wiring board portions having a rectangular shape in plan view and including cavities are arranged in matrix; a redundant portion that is positioned along a periphery of the product region; and dividing grooves that are formed on a front surface and/or a back surface along a boundary between the wiring board portions and a boundary between the wiring board portion and the redundant portion. A deepest portion of the dividing groove has an arc shape and the dividing groove includes a middle portion, and a width of the deepest portion is greater than a width of the groove inlet and a width of the middle portion is equal to or less than the width of the groove inlet.07-18-2013
20110293872METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF RAZOR HEAD COMPONENT, AND COMPONENTS THUS MANUFACTURED - A method of manufacturing a razor head component that includes the steps of: providing a strip of material elongated along a first direction, the strip having first and second edges parallel with the first direction; having a first portion that includes a first edge, a second portion having a second edge, and an intermediate portion intermediate the first and second portions; bending the intermediate portion of a part of the strip about a bending axis parallel to the first direction; and fixing a razor blade onto the second portion of the part.12-01-2011
20110311751UNIQUELY PERFORATED WEB PRODUCT - Uniquely perforated web products are disclosed which include forming selected perforation designs and patterns. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed in linear or nonlinear fashion, can extend in the cross direction or the machine direction and can be formed to complement or match an embossed or printed design on the web. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed utilizing various mechanical perforating techniques.12-22-2011
20110311750PERFORATED WEB PRODUCT - Web products are disclosed which include forming selected perforation designs and patterns. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed in linear or nonlinear fashion, can extend in the cross direction or the machine direction and can be formed to complement or match an embossed or printed design on the web. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed utilizing various mechanical perforating techniques.12-22-2011
20110311749UNIQUELY PERFORATED WEB PRODUCT - Web products are disclosed which include forming selected perforation designs and patterns. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed in linear or nonlinear fashion, can extend in the cross direction or the machine direction and can be formed to complement or match an embossed or printed design on the web. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed utilizing various mechanical perforating techniques.12-22-2011
20110311748UNIQUELY PERFORATED WEB PRODUCT - Web products are disclosed which include forming selected perforation designs and patterns. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed in linear or nonlinear fashion, can extend in the cross direction or the machine direction and can be formed to complement or match an embossed or printed design on the web. The perforation designs and patterns can be formed utilizing various mechanical perforating techniques.12-22-2011
20130189469Container Material Including Tear-compliant Opening System and Method of Production - A composite material to be used in construction of a container includes a tear compliant area in the form of a non-bonded strip between composite material layers designed to allow a user to more easily open the package and remove the contents. The non-bonded tear compliant strip incorporated in the composite material may also embody additional tear proponents in the form of perforations, slits or other material weakening feature included in the outside layer of the material.07-25-2013
20120027977METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RIPPING PLATE MATERIAL, AND PLATE MATERIAL - A method of ripping a plate material having a resilient part, a frame, and an easily breaking part formed between the resilient part and the frame includes holding the frame between an upper pad and a die on a first side of the easily breaking part, moving a punch toward a lower pad that is retractable against pushing force, to clamp the resilient part between the punch and the lower pad on a second side of the easily breaking part, and driving the punch so that the punch guides the plate material and applies tension to the easily breaking part in a surface direction of the plate material, thereby ripping the plate material along the easily breaking part. The method is capable of ripping the plate material without causing burrs.02-02-2012
20120295055LABEL - A label includes a belt-like label body having a base and an adhesion layer provided on one surface of the base, a linear magnetic material arranged in the label body along a longitudinal direction of the label body, and plural cut portions provided by cutting the label body and the magnetic material along a width direction of the label body except for a portion of the label body in the width direction, and provided at intervals in the longitudinal direction of the label body.11-22-2012

Patent applications in class SHEET, WEB, OR LAYER WEAKENED TO PERMIT SEPARATION THROUGH THICKNESS