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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
442334000 Including strand or fiber material which is of specific structural definition 89
442381000 Including an additional nonwoven fabric 47
442328000 Nonwoven fabric has an elastic quality 41
442394000 Nonwoven fabric with a preformed polymeric film or sheet 33
442401000 Spun-bonded nonwoven fabric 30
442361000 Including strand or fiber material which is a monofilament composed of two or more polymeric materials in physically distinct relationship (e.g., sheath-core, side-by-side, islands-in-sea, fibrils-in-matrix, etc.) or composed of physical blend of chemically different polymeric materials or a physical blend of a polymeric material and a filler material 28
442414000 Including strand or fiber material which is stated to have specific attributes (e.g., heat or fire resistance, chemical or solvent resistance, high absorption for aqueous compositions, water solubility, heat shrinkability, etc.) 27
442400000 Melt-blown nonwoven fabric 24
442370000 Including a foamed layer or component 23
442376000 Including a free metal or alloy constituent 13
442402000 Needled nonwoven fabric 11
442330000 Including strand or fiber material precoated with other than free metal or alloy 8
442415000 Containing at least two chemically different strand or fiber materials 7
442417000 Including particulate material other than strand or fiber material 7
442409000 Autogenously bonded nonwoven fabric 4
20090258562Process of forming a non-woven cellulose web and a web produced by said process - A process is disclosed of forming cellulose fibers. The process includes extruding an aqueous solution of cellulose and a solvent through a first member to form molten filaments. The first member has multiple rows of first and second openings with a nozzle positioned in each of the first openings. At least one of the nozzles in one row is staggered from at least one of the nozzles in an adjacent row. At least a portion of each of the molten filaments is shrouded in a pressurized gas emitted through each of the first openings. Each of the molten filaments is contacted with a liquid to remove some of the solvent and transform each of the molten filaments into a continuous solid fiber. The continuous solid fibers are then collected on a moving surface to form a non-woven cellulose web.10-15-2009
20120231692Porous Supported Articles and Methods of Making - Porous supported articles and methods of making are disclosed. Multicomponent polymeric fibers are introduced into a forming chamber and are infilled at least into the interior void spaces of a support web. At least some of the infilled multi-component component fibers are self-bonded to each other to form a porous web that is embedded within the support web. The porous embedded web may contain particles that are bonded to the multicomponent fibers of the web. The optional particles in the porous embedded web may be e.g. abrasive, absorbent, etc.09-13-2012
20080214080Salt-sensitive binder composition with latex processing aid - A salt-sensitive polymeric binder composition which includes a water soluble salt-sensitive polymer component, and a latex processing aid. The binder compositions of the invention exhibit good strength in salt solutions, yet are dispersible in the presence of water. The latex processing aid is effective to reduce the shear viscosity of the binder composition, enabling an aqueous solution of the binder to be sprayed onto an airlaid nonwoven web.09-04-2008
20100062672APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A NON-WOVEN FABRIC - In an apparatus for the production of a non-woven fabric of filaments, where a plurality of filaments are extruded, cooled, stretched and collected on a mobile support, the means of collecting the filaments include furthermore, a gas permeable mobile support element (03-11-2010
442408000 Hydroentangled nonwoven fabric 3
20100015875METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A ONE-LAYERED OR MULTILAYERED NONWOVEN FABRIC - The invention relates to a method for the production of a one-layered or multilayered nonwoven fabric, a machine for the production of such a nonwoven fabric, and a correspondingly produced nonwoven fabric. The task of improving such a method and a production apparatus underlies the invention to the effect that projecting loops and fibrils no longer stick out, and thus individual filaments can be prevented from pulling out during the use of the nonwoven fabric. According to the invention, this is achieved in that the nonwoven fabric is smoothed after water needling by the use of a calendar. The machine according to the invention is characterized by the fact that the machine has a spun bonded fabric, at least one subsequent needling device, a dryer connected thereto, and thereafter at least one calendar.01-21-2010
20120009841Polyethylene Fiber, Its Use And Process For Its Manufacture - The present invention relates to a novel polyethylene polymer fiber obtainable by melt-spinning of a polymer, the use of the fiber, a process for the manufacture of the fiber, and products comprising said fiber.01-12-2012
20110124258PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A HYDROENTANGLED PRODUCT COMPRISING CELLULOSE FIBERS - The present invention relates to a process for the production of a hydroentangled product comprising cellulose fibers, wherein a Lyocell melt-blown web is subjected to a treatment by fine high-pressure jets of water, characterized in that 05-26-2011
442412000 Including a paper layer 2
20100221973 COMPOSITE MATERIALS, METHOD FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE AND THEIR USE - The invention relates to the manufacture of new composite materials suitable in particular as materials in interior construction, for linings, constructions and for the manufacture of furniture and similar products.09-02-2010
20090247038DECORATIVE PLATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF - Provided is a thermosetting resin decorative plate comprising a decorative sheet comprising a base material and a picture layer formed thereon, wherein the base material is a nonwoven fabric comprising chemical fibers or a mixed paper of chemical fibers and pulps, and the above decorative plate makes it possible to work a three-dimensional form.10-01-2009
442413000 Including a wood containing layer 1
20120040583FIRE-LIGHTER - A fire-lighter, comprising a non-woven fabric composite produced by compression and made of a combustible fiber material of a fiber material mixture and a combustible binder, which wets and/or soaks the fiber material or the fiber material mixture and is substantially solid at room temperature and is liquid near the flash point.02-16-2012
442366000 Including parallel strand or fiber material within the nonwoven fabric 1
20130137330Device and Method for Producing a Molding Pulp Part and Molding Pulp Part - The invention relates to a device for producing a molded pulp part (05-30-2013
20080311812Catalyst Composition Comprising Shuttling Agent for Higher Olefin Multi-Block Copolymer Formation - Copolymers, especially multi-block copolymer containing therein two or more segments or blocks differing in chemical or physical properties, are prepared by polymerizing propylene, 4-methyl-1-pentene, or other C12-18-2008
20100112886Electret Materials - Disclosed are electret materials with outstanding thermal and charge stability. The electret materials comprise a melt blend of a thermoplastic polymer and one or more hindered hydroxylamine ester compounds that comprise at least one moiety of the formula I05-06-2010
20100075560Ligand Graft Functionalized Substrates - Polyethyleneimine and polyalkylene biguanide ligand functionalized substrates, methods of making ligand functionalized substrates, and methods of using functionalized substrates are disclosed.03-25-2010
20130095719Mineral Wool Fiber Mats, Method for Producing Same, and Use - The invention relates to mineral wool fiber mats, which are stabilized by means of a binder made of polymers funtionalized with epoxy groups and/or with carboxyl groups and selected cross-linking agents. Said mats can be used as an insulating material and are characterized by low or no formaldehyde emissions.04-18-2013
20090156078Polycarboxy emulsion copolymer binder compositions - The present invention provides flexible binder compositions comprising one or more polycarboxy emulsion copolymer has a measured Tg of 40° C. or less, such as from −45° C. to 25° C., and a polyol crosslinker. In one embodiment, the binder compositions comprising the polycarboxy emulsion copolymer can be used in making pultruded composites, such as sheets, for example, flexible gypsum board facing sheets, and flexible non-woven articles such as, for example, carpet backing.06-18-2009
20100105272ROOFING MAT USING UREA-FORMALDEHYDE BINDER OF PARTICULAR VISCOSITY AND SURFACE TENSION - Provided is thermosetting urea-formaldehyde (UF) resin binder formulation, preferably prepared with modified styrene-maleic anhydride. The formulation has a viscosity in the range of from 3 to 10 cP and a surface tension of from 35 to 50 mN/m, and is prepared using a UF resin composition exhibiting a viscosity of from 175 to 250 cP.04-29-2010
20100105271PH Buffering Hybrid Material and the Forming Method Thereof - The present invention discloses a pH buffering hybrid material and the forming method thereof. The pH buffering hybrid material comprises a substrate, a conductive polymer layer on the substrate, and a ZnO nanorod layer produced by deposition of ZnO particles as nucleuses on the conductive polymer layer, and the ZnO particles growing into the ZnO nanorods via hydrothermal reaction. The pH buffering hybrid material has the pH turning ability and the potential of conductivity.04-29-2010
20130029553MULTILAYER FILMS FOR RECLOSABLE PACKAGING - Disclosed is a multilayer structure that comprises a heat sealable layer comprising amorphous polyethylene terephthalate with a melting point greater than 200° C., a pressure sensitive adhesive and at least one tie layer encapsulating the pressure sensitive adhesive. The structure can be coextruded without degrading the pressure sensitive adhesive. Also disclosed is a reclosable package comprising the structure and methods to make such structures.01-31-2013
20090011675ROOFING UNDERLAYMENT AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SAME - A roofing membrane suitable for use as an underlayment comprising a flexible, non-woven mat of polymeric fibers which are substantially uniformly dispersed throughout the non-woven mat and thermally bonded together at the points of intersection by the polymeric materials of the fibers, the mat having a top side and a bottom side, a layer of an asphaltic material being disposed on the bottom side of the mat to provide a coated mat and a liquid parting agent applied to the top side of the mat.01-08-2009
20120238171Concentrated Storage-Stable Aqueous Optical Brightening Solutions - Concentrated storage stable aqueous solutions (S) comprising components (a), (b) and (c), wherein component (a) is at least one optical brightening agent of formula (1), in which the anionic charge on the brightener is balanced by a cationic charge composed of one or more cations selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkali metal cation, alkaline earth metal cation, ammonium, ammonium which is mono-, di- or trisubstituted by a C09-20-2012
20120238170Fluid Permeable Structured Fibrous Web - A fluid permeable structured fibrous web having thermally stable, fibers that are thermally bonded together using heat provides a base substrate that is thermally stable. The base substrate is textured via mechanical treatment producing a structured fibrous web having an aged caliper of less than 1.5 mm, a vertical wicking height of at least 5 mm, a permeability of at least 10,000 cm09-20-2012
20110021101MODIFIED STARCH BASED BINDER - An aqueous binder composition is provided that includes a modified starch and a silane coupling agent, and optionally, a crosslinking agent. The starch from which the modified starch is derived is natural in origin, biorenewable, and is derived from plant sources. The modified starch has been chemically modified from its natural form and may have a degree of polymerization from about 20 to about 4000. Additionally, the modified starches have a low viscosity and cure at moderate temperatures. Advantageously, the modified starches are water dispersible and have excellent resistance to water after curing. In addition, the binder has a light color after being cured. The crosslinking agent may be any compound suitable for crosslinking the starch based compound. In exemplary embodiments, the silane coupling agent is an aminosilane. The environmentally friendly, biorenewable binder may be used in the formation of insulation materials and non-woven chopped strand mats.01-27-2011
20090209156PROCESS FOR PRODUCING NONWOVEN FABRICS PARTICULARLY SOFT, RESISTANT AND WITH A VALUABLE APPEARANCE - The present invention relates to a process and equipment for manufacturing a non-woven fabric provided with optimum softness and resistance characteristics, as well as attractive appearance. Particularly, the invention relates to a process and equipment for manufacturing non-woven fabrics (NWF) both of the spun-lace type, either spunbonded and carded (hydro-entangled NWF), and the non-woven fabrics thereby obtained by means of hydro-embossing and thermo-embossing treatments.08-20-2009
20080311813PROPERTY FILMS FROM RENEWABLE POLYMERS - High barrier multilayer films incorporating a biodegradable polymer layer. More particularly, biodegradable insulation facing materials and insulation articles incorporating a biodegradable polymer layer. The structures have excellent barrier properties and superior mechanical strength.12-18-2008
20120190261NONWOVEN FABRIC AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - An extensible nonwoven fabric, and method for its manufacture, on which the source, medicinal component, pattern and/or other pieces of information are recognizable at the beginning of and during fabric use. It is made mainly of highly crimped fibers, with a compressed region where no fibers are melted and bonded together, with a tensile strength of 25 N/5-cm-width or more in both the machine direction and the cross direction. It may be manufactured by causing a water jet having a pressure of 5 MPa or more to act onto a web made mainly of a latent crimpable fiber, forming an entangled fiber web, causing heat to act on it, crimping the fiber converting it to a highly crimped fiber while contracting the web's area by 30% or more forming a contracted fiber web, and embossing it such that the fibers are not melted and bonded together.07-26-2012
20120190262METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A MINERAL FIBER-CONTAINING ELEMENT AND ELEMENT PRODUCED BY THAT METHOD - The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a mineral fiber-containing composite and the novel mineral fiber-containing element produced by that method. The invention also relates to an apparatus suitable for carrying out the method of the invention.07-26-2012
20100267305POLYOLEFIN FIBRES - A polyolefin composition comprising (parts by weight): 10-21-2010
20110263174NOVEL COMPOSITE MATERIALS, METHOD FOR THEIR PRODUCTION AND THEIR USE FOR THE FLOORING SECTOR - The invention relates to novel sound-insulating composite materials, which are in particular suitable as materials for the flooring sector and for interior work.10-27-2011
20090305591DYEABLE POLYPROPYLENE RESIN COMPOSITION AND FIBER/NONWOVEN FABRIC COMPRISING THE SAME - A novel propylene resin composition which can readily impart polypropylene fibers with excellent dyeability and can provide dyed fibers improved in washing resistance and weatherability is provided. A polypropylene resin composition obtained by melt blending the following components (A) to (C): 12-10-2009
20090305592Fibers Formed from a Blend of a Modified Aliphatic-Aromatic Copolyester and Thermoplastic Starch - A fiber formed from a thermoplastic composition that contains a thermoplastic starch and an aliphatic-aromatic copolyester is provided. The copolyester enhances the strength of the starch-containing fibers and also facilitates the ability of the starch to be melt processed. Due to its relatively low melting point, the aliphatic-aromatic copolyester may also be extruded with the thermoplastic starch at a temperature that is low enough to avoid substantial removal of the moisture found in the starch. Furthermore, the aliphatic-aromatic copolyester is also modified with an alcohol so that it contains one or more hydroxyalkyl or alkyl terminal groups. By selectively controlling the conditions of the alcoholysis reaction (e.g., alcohol and copolymer concentrations, temperature, etc.), the resulting modified aliphatic-aromatic copolyester may have a molecular weight that is relatively low. Such low molecular weight polymers have the combination of a higher melt flow index and lower apparent viscosity, which is useful in a wide variety of fiber forming applications, such as in the meltblowing of nonwoven webs.12-10-2009
20090209157Polyolefin nanocomposites materials - A polyolefin nanocomposite material comprising the following components: 08-20-2009
20090264037OLEOPHOBIC POLYOLEFIN FIBER MATERIALS - Polyolefin fiber fabrics can be endowed with oil-repellent properties by treating them first in a plasma atmosphere to raise their surface tension, then with a polyorganosiloxane containing polyoxyalkylene groups and finally with a polyacrylate or polyurethane containing perfluoroalkyl radicals.10-22-2009
20090142982Biodegradable Polymer, Production Method Thereof, Molded Product Thereof, and Use Thereof - The problem of the invention is to provide a novel biodegradable polymer without water solubility (hygroscopicity), but with moldability and excellent water disintegratability and biodegradability, a production method thereof, a molded product thereof and applications thereof. The biodegradable polymer of the invention is a biodegradable polymer having one or more imine bonds within a molecule, characterized in that the imine bond constitutes part of a main chain structure of the biodegradable polymer. The biodegradable polymer preferably comprises a biodegradable unit and an imine unit having one or more imine bonds and has a chemical structure, in which the biodegradable units are linked by the imine unit.06-04-2009
20100227523METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE BIOACTIVITY CHARACTERISTICS OF A SURFACE AND OBJECTS WITH SURFACES IMPROVED THEREBY - The invention provide for a method of improving bioactivity of a surface of an object. The invention further provides for a method of preparing an object for medical implantation. The invention even further provide for an article made by a method comprising the steps of forming a gas-cluster ion-beam in a reduced-pressure chamber, introducing the article into the reduced-pressure chamber, and irradiating at least a portion of the surface of the object with the gas-cluster ion-beam. The invention still further provides for an article for medical or surgical implantation made by a method comprising selecting at least a portion of a surface of the object for increased bioactivity, forming a gas-cluster ion-beam in a reduced-pressure chamber, introducing the object into the reduced-pressure chamber, and irradiating the selected at least a portion with the gas-cluster ion-beam to increase the bioactivity of the at least a portion.09-09-2010
20110269362Fibers and Nonwovens from Plasticized Polyolefin Compositions - The present invention relates to fibers and nonwovens made from plasticized polyolefin compositions comprising a polyolefin and a non-functionalized hydrocarbon plasticizer.11-03-2011
20100003881METHODS AND APPARATUS ASSOCIATED WITH NARROW TOWS FABRICATED FROM LARGE-TOW PREFORMS - A method for using a tow incorporating a large number of fibers to form a composite part that has the quality of parts made with tows incorporating a small number of fibers is described. The method includes spreading the tows incorporating a large number of fibers to form a relatively wide, flat, and continuous, unidirectional fabric, holding the fabric under tension to maintain the orientation and flatness, subjecting the flattened fabric to melt-bonding while held under tension to maintain the flattened configuration, and slicing the melt-bonded, unidirectional fabric into a plurality of narrow fiber tows and subsequently using these to produce braided, woven, and other fabric forms.01-07-2010
20100248575FIBERS, PARTICULARLY NONWOVEN FABRIC BASED ON THERMOPLASTIC POLYURETHANE - The thermoplastic polyurethane comprises an inorganic additive, at least 70% of the particles of the inorganic additive having a maximum particle diameter smaller than 75% of the fiber diameter of the thermoplastic polyurethane.09-30-2010
20110143622FLUORINATED ACRYLATE COMPOSITIONS - Disclosed are fluorinated acrylate compounds. The compounds are useful as monomers in the preparation of polymeric surfactants and additives for coating compositions or as treatment agents to impart various surface properties to substrates06-16-2011
20090253328PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING ORGANIC FIBERS CONTAINING INORGANIC COMPONENT AND NONWOVEN FABRIC CONTAINING THE SAME - A process for manufacturing organic fibers containing an inorganic component comprising the steps of: (1) preparing an inorganic spinnable sol solution; (2) mixing the inorganic spinnable sol solution, a solvent capable of dissolving the inorganic spinnable sol solution, and an organic polymer capable of being dissolved in the solvent to prepare a spinning solution; and (3) spinning the spinning solution to form the organic fibers containing an inorganic component composed of an inorganic gel and the organic polymer, is disclosed. The inorganic spinnable sol solution preferably has a weight average molecular weight of 10,000 or more, and the inorganic spinnable sol solution is preferably prepared from a material containing a metal alkoxide having an organic substituent. According to the process of the present invention, organic fibers containing an inorganic component having an improved mechanical strength can be produced by mixing an inorganic component into an organic component, and a nonwoven fabric containing the fibers can be provided.10-08-2009
20110230108CATALYST COMPOSITION COMPRISING SHUTTLING AGENT FOR HIGHER OLEFIN MULTI-BLOCK COPOLYMER FORMATION - A process for preparing polymers, especially multi-block copolymer containing therein two or more segments or blocks differing in chemical or physical properties, by contacting propylene, 4-methyl-1-pentene, or other C09-22-2011
20090098786POLYPROPYLENE RESIN, FIBER, AND NONWOVEN FABRIC - A polypropylene resin having: (1) a melt flow rate (MFR) of 6 to 100 g/10 minutes, (2) a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn), measured by gel permeation chromatography, of 3 to 6, and (3) a 116° C. non-eluted component content (100-W116(%)) of 50% or more and a content of components eluted at 90° C. or less (W90) of 10 to 30%, measured by temperature-rising fractional chromatography (TREF).04-16-2009
20100221972Composite Fiber-Based Compositions and Methods - Methods and materials are reveled relating to novel fibrous materials such as textiles. In some instances, methods are revealed for using various types of precursors for forming designated fiber patterns for textile sheets and structures. Such methods can provide tailored textiles with properties and features that are not achievable using typical woven fabrics and manufacturing techniques. Precursors can be utilized in conjunction with preformed fibers or existing textile materials to provide modified textiles as well.09-02-2010
20100197185LOW AND ULTRA-LOW FORMALDEHYDE EMISSION BINDERS FOR NON-WOVEN GLASS MAT - Non-woven glass mats and methods of making and using the same are provided. The mats include chopped glass fibers and a curable binder disposed on the glass fibers. The binder contains a modified soy protein and exhibits low to ultra-low or negligible formaldehyde emissions.08-05-2010
20130137328METHOD OF EASY PRODUCTION OF NONWOVEN FABRIC HAVING AT LEAST ONE PROJECTION AND AT LEAST ONE RECESS, AND METHOD OF EASY PROCESSING OF NONWOVEN FABRIC - It is an object of the invention to provide a method of easy production of a nonwoven fabric having at least one projection and at least one recess and to a method of easy processing of a nonwoven fabric.05-30-2013
20090068911Amino-Mercapto Functional Organopolysiloxanes - An organopolysiloxane containing both an amino functional organic group and a mercapto functional organic group is disclosed. A method of making such amino-mercapto functional organopolysiloxanes is by reacting (A) a silanol-functional polysiloxane, (B) an amino functional alkoxy silane, and (C) a mercapto functional alkoxy silane, via a condensation reaction. The amino-mercapto functional organopolysiloxanes products are useful in textile and fabric treatments.03-12-2009
20110034099POLYMERS, SUPPORT COMPRISING SAID POLYMERS AND USES THEREOF AS DYES CAPTURING AND BACTERICIDAL AGENTS - New polymers of formula (I) useful for capturing dyes dispersed in an aqueous environment for washing dyed textile articles, fibre-based support impregnated with the polymers of formula (I) and/or copolymers containing said polymers, related use of such polymer compounds and such support during a step for washing dyed textile articles, and process for producing such support.02-10-2011
20110130062INSULATION MATERIALS - An insulation material (06-02-2011
20090311934METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COLOURED MINERAL WOOL PRODUCT COMPRISING THE SAME COLOUR COATING - The invention relates to a method for producing a mineral fibre board which comprises a coloured pigment and whose at least one surface is provided with a non-woven coating made of a substantially black material. The inventive method consists in inserting the coating into a board production device, wherein said coating is embodied in the form of a fabric, which is based on a polyester with appropriate weight per unit square, not precoloured and not impregnated or provided with an additional adhesive agent introduced therein for adhering to fibre pads. A coloured mineral wool product provided with the same colour coating produced by the inventive method is also disclosed.12-17-2009
20100221971WATER-REPELLENT/OIL-REPELLENT AGENT TO BE ADDED TO THERMOPLASTIC RESIN - Disclosed is a water-repellent/oil-repellent agent which is composed of a fluorine-containing polymer containing a repeating unit (A) derived from a fluorine-containing monomer having a fluoroalkyl group or a fluoroalkenyl group, and a repeating unit (B) derived from a monomer having an imide group at a weight ratio of from 10/90 to 95/5 (repeating unit (A)/repeating unit (B)). Also disclosed is a thermoplastic resin composition which is obtained by adding such a water-repellent/oil-repellent agent into a thermoplastic resin. Since the fluorine-containing polymer is improved in heat resistance, the water-repellent/oil-repellent agent is capable of imparting a wide range of thermoplastic resins with excellent water repellency and oil repellency.09-02-2010
20100009587Disposable Protective Covering for Beds and Pillows - Products and materials providing disposable protective covering for beds and pillows.01-14-2010
20100062670POLYMERIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING POLYOEFINS AND ALIPHATIC-AROMATIC COPOLYESTERS - Polymeric composition comprising a polyolefin and a diacid-diol aliphatic-aromatic copolyester with aromatic part consisting mainly of terephthalic acid or its derivatives, aliphatic part consisting of azelaic acid, sebacic acid and brassylic acid and diol C03-11-2010
20110086567BIO-BASED BINDERS FOR INSULATION AND NON-WOVEN MATS - An aqueous binder composition is provided that includes a carbohydrate and a crosslinking agent. In exemplary embodiments, the carbohydrate-based binder composition may also include a catalyst, a coupling agent, a process aid, a crosslinking density enhancer, an extender, a moisture resistant agent, a dedusting oil, a colorant, a corrosion inhibitor, a surfactant, a pH adjuster, and combinations thereof. The carbohydrate may be natural in origin and derived from renewable resources. Additionally, the carbohydrate polymer may have a dextrose equivalent (DE) number from 2 to 20. In at least one exemplary embodiment, the carbohydrate is a water-soluble polysaccharide such as dextrin or maltodextrin and the crosslinking agent is citric acid. Advantageously, the carbohydrates have a low viscosity and cure at moderate temperatures. The environmentally friendly, formaldehyde-free binder may be used in the formation of insulation materials and non-woven chopped strand mats. A method of making fibrous insulation products is also provided.04-14-2011
20090156077Non-woven web having isotropic mechanical properties and preparation method of the same - The present invention relates to a non-woven web useful for the manufacture of suede-like fabric for a car seat cover and a preparation method thereof. The non-woven web according to the present invention is prepared from a copolymer of polyethylene terephthalate and polytrimethylene terephthalate by dispersion in water using a surfactant and crosslinking using flowing water, and has superior mechanical properties including touch, dyeability, wear resistance, etc. Particularly, with superior isotropic mechanical properties over existing materials, it is suitable to be used as car seat cover material.06-18-2009
20110256790THERMAL INSULATION CONTAINING SUPPLEMENTAL INFRARED RADIATION ABSORBING MATERIAL - A thermal insulation product includes an infrared radiation absorbing and scattering material dispersed on fibers forming a porous structure. The infrared absorbing and scattering material can include borate compounds, carbonate compounds, and alumina compounds.10-20-2011
20110021102Hot Melt Adhesive - A hot melt adhesive is provided that has low viscosity, a high softening point, superior heat resistance, and a high degree of adhesive strength and adhesion stability at high temperatures. The adhesives of the invention comprise (A) an amorphous alpha olefin, (B) a crystalline poly-alpha olefin and (C) hydrogenated thermoplastic block copolymer which are copolymers with vinyl aromatic hydrocarbons and conjugated diene compounds. The adhesive is particularly useful in the manufacture of articles including laminations.01-27-2011
20120034836LIGHTWEIGHT PLASTERBOARD AND PLASTER SLURRY COMPOSITION USED FOR ITS MANUFACTURE - A plaster slurry composition includes plaster, water and starch, the starch having a Brookfield viscosity of less than 60 cps at a temperature below 60° C. and a Brookfield viscosity greater than 10,000 cps at a temperature of 70° C.02-09-2012
20120309248MULTIAXIAL NON-CRIMP FABRICS HAVING POLYMER NON-WOVENS - A non-crimp fabric includes at least two superimposed layers made from multifilament reinforcing yarns arranged parallel to each other, and at least one layer made from a non-woven made from thermoplastic polymer material on and/or between the layers made from multifilament reinforcing yarns, wherein the non-woven includes a first polymer component and a second polymer component whose melting temperatures lie below the melting or decomposition temperature of the reinforcing yarns. The first polymer component has a lower melting temperature than the second polymer component, and the first polymer component is soluble in epoxy matrix resins, cyanate ester matrix resins, benzoxazine matrix resins, or mixtures thereof. The second polymer component is not soluble in epoxy matrix resins, cyanate ester matrix resins, benzoxazine matrix resins, or mixtures thereof. A preform is made from the non-crimp fabric.12-06-2012
20120309247METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A HYBRID PART, AND COVER FOR USE IN THE PRODUCTION - In a method of making a hybrid part, a reinforcement element of fiber composite is placed upon a base member in a press tool. A strip-shaped cover having a resin absorbing absorbent layer is withdrawn from a supply unit and placed in the press tool between the reinforcement element and the press tool. As the base member and the reinforcement element are compressed with one another and joined any resin issuing out from the reinforcement element is absorbed by the absorbent layer of the cover and kept away from soiling the press tool or the base member. After the compression process, the cover is removed.12-06-2012
20090253327Antimicrobial nonwoven filters composed of different diameter fibers and method of manufacturing the same - The present invention is directed to manufacturing an antimicrobial nonwoven material composed of two or more distinct fibers that are entangled to form a three-dimensional nonwoven web. The individual fiber components of the web are chosen to have properties that impart both excellent filtering capacity and antimicrobial activity to the web. At least one fiber of the composite web is selected to have excellent filtering characteristics. Moreover, at least one fiber of the composite web is selected to be able to incorporate an active agent, such as an iodinated resin, with a sufficient loading capacity and diffusivity such that the active agent can migrate to the surface of the fiber and exert its antimicrobial effect.10-08-2009
20090325446ORGANIC DAMPING MATERIAL - An organic damping material which by itself has excellent damping properties without being combined with other material(s), need not have a certain thickness or volume for ensuring sufficient damping performance, and is easy to process. It is characterized by comprising a polymer matrix phase and a phase dispersed therein comprising one or two or more compounds selected among-(p-toluenesulfonylamido)diphenylamine, 4,4′-bis(α,α-dimethylbenzyl)diphenylamine, octylated diphenylamine, 2,2′-methylenebis(4-ethyl-6-tert-butylphenol, 4,4′-thiobis(3-methyl-6-tert-butylphenol.12-31-2009
20090209158Pelletized Polymer Product And Process For Making The Same - Provided is a propylene polymer composition comprising a neat polymer and a hydroxylamine ester compound suitable for preparing low melt viscosity polymers useful in spinning, melt blowing, extruding and the like. The polymer composition exhibits near-neat propylene polymer melt viscosity such that it can be readily pelletized for transport or use by an end user other than the composition manufacturer. Also provided is a process for preparing the polymer composition, pelletizing it, melt mixing the composition pellets at a temperature and for a time sufficient to allow viscosity breaking of the composition, and melt blowing or spunbonding the resulting low melt viscosity polymer to produce high quality non-woven fabrics. Finally, a non-woven fabric with superior barrier properties made from the polymer composition is provided.08-20-2009
20100029160FORMALDEHYDE FREE BINDER - An aqueous binder composition, useful for making fiber products, especially fiberglass insulation, comprising an aqueous substantially alkaline (pH of at least 5.0) solution of a polyol and a hydrolyzed (solubilized) copolymer of maleic anhydride and a vinyl aromatic compound, preferably styrene (i.e., a SMA copolymer); the copolymer is solubilized using ammonia, an ammine, a primary alkanolamines (preferably monoethanolamine), a secondary alkanolamine (preferably diethanolamine (DEA)), a tertiary alkanolamine (preferably triethanolamine (TEA)), or a mixture thereof and the binder composition is cured as a consequence of cross-linking, esterification reactions between pendant carboxyls on the solubilized (hydrolyzed) copolymer (SMA) chains and hydroxyl groups of the polyol, including the diethanolamine and/or triethanolamine preferably used in the solubilization of the SMA.02-04-2010
20120040580CANVAS FOR BREAKING DOWN LIGHT - The present invention relates to a canvas including a substrate and a layer for breaking down light characterised in that said layer includes mother-of-pearl or a substance with substantially identical light diffraction or iridescence properties, from UV range to the IR range, to mother-of-pearl.02-16-2012
20090053958INSULATION PRODUCT FROM ROTARY AND TEXTILE INORGANIC FIBERS WITH IMPROVED BINDER COMPONENT AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - An insulation product includes a fibrous web of first fibers, rotary glass fibers, and textile glass fibers. A binder is blended with the fibrous web. The binder bonds the fibers together to form the insulation product. The binder includes a thermoplastic binder component and a powdered binder component.02-26-2009
20110009023NONTOXIC POLYSILOXANE MATERIAL FOR PRODUCING BIOLOGICALLY RESORBABLE AND/OR BIOACTIVE ARTICLES CONTAINING POLYSILOXANE MATERIAL, ITS PRODUCTION AND USE - The invention relates to a nontoxic polysiloxane material and ripened polysiloxane material which has been formed using one or more different polysiloxane materials. According to the invention, such a ripened polysiloxane material can be spun, for example, into bioabsorbable and/or bioactive fibres and then be further processed into fibrous nonwoven webs.01-13-2011
20090061718STABILIZED DECOLORIZING COMPOSITION - A decolorizing composition that can discharge the color of blood, menses, or other stains is provided. More specifically, a peroxide, cell lysing agent, chelating agent, antioxidant, and other optional ingredients are selectively employed to achieve an aqueous composition that exhibits good shelf stability and stain removal properties. The composition, for example, may maintain about 70% or more, in some embodiments about 80% or more, and in some embodiments, about 90% or more of its initial hydrogen peroxide (H03-05-2009
20120115385ASPHALT EMULSIONS, PRODUCTS MADE FROM ASPHALT EMULSIONS, AND PROCESSES FOR MAKING FIBROUS MATS FROM ASPHALT EMULSIONS - The invention relates to asphalt emulsions comprising an asphalt component selected from the group consisting of a solvent extracted asphalt, an oxidized asphalt, and combinations thereof. The invention also relates to products made therefrom, including fibrous mats comprising a fiber component, such as glass fibers, and a binder component comprising an asphalt emulsion. The invention further relates to wet-laid processes for manufacturing fibrous mats and that employ the use of an amphoteric surfactant, which is applied to a wet fiber web prepared from a dispersion of fiber components, such as glass fibers.05-10-2012
20090036014Non-Woven Fabric - This invention relates to non-woven fabrics, in particular to a method of making fabrics by spraying fibres onto a support member, and to a mixture of fibres, binder and diluent for use in the method of the invention. The present invention has the objective of providing a composition that can be used to produce fabrics having an improved texture and which gives excellent results when sprayed as an aerosol using a propellant.02-05-2009
20120208419PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SEMIFINISHED FIBER MATERIAL - A process for producing semifinished fiber material with oriented fibers, in which a flat carrier material (08-16-2012
20100003882RESIN COMPOSITION AND MOLDED ARTICLE - A resin composition includes a biodegradable resin (A), a polyolefin resin (B) and a dispersing agent (C), which has a sea-isle structure in which the biodegradable resin (A) is dispersed as isles in the polyolefin resin (B) existing as a sea component wherein the average dispersed particle size of the biodegradable resin (A) is 1 nm to 1000 nm.01-07-2010
20120315816METHODS OF RECYCLING SYNTHETIC TURF, METHODS OF USING RECLAIMED SYNTHETIC TURF, AND PRODUCTS COMPRISING SAME - Disclosed are methods for utilizing reclaimed synthetic turf materials in the manufacture of various second generation floor coverings and floor covering components. Also disclosed are products manufactured by the methods.12-13-2012
20090130938SWELLABLE MATERIAL AND METHOD - An element includes a swellable material; and a fibrous material embedded in the swellable material and method.05-21-2009
20100173549METHOD FOR MAKING A TEXTILE COATING AND TEXTILE COATING - A textile coating is made from a web of fibres including a first area and a second area. The first area is a cohesion area where the fibres of the web are integrated into a tight entanglement holding the fibres and located on only a portion of the thickness of the web. A method for making the textile coating includes: applying an alternating electric field to the web having at least one face bearing a heat-meltable powdery binder, thereby introducing said powdery binder into the web, so as to concentrate the binder at the first area, then melting the binder by supplying heat, and leaving the binder to cure or causing it to cure.07-08-2010
20090061719WATER-SOLUBLE POLYVINYL ALCOHOL RESIN FILAMENT AND NONWOVEN FABRIC MADE BY USING THE SAME - A water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol resin filament is provided, which is formed by melt-spinning a material consisting essentially of a water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol resin having a 1,2-diol structural unit represented by the following general formula (1). A nonwoven fabric is also provided, which is produced by using the water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol resin filament. Therefore, the nonwoven fabric is excellent in water solubility at a lower temperature, and substantially free from bubbling during dissolution thereof in water. In addition, a fully saponified PVA can be used for melt-forming. This suppresses emanation of acetic acid odor, thereby improving the working environment.03-05-2009
20090305593METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A NON-WOVEN FABRIC BASED ON NATURAL WOOL, PLANT FOR APPLYING SUCH METHOD, AND PRODUCT OBTAINED BY SUCH METHOD - A plant and method for manufacturing a wool-based, non-woven fabric is disclosed, wherein the steps are carried out of providing flocks based on natural wool fibres, of carrying out a carding and veiling of the flocks based on wool fibres, up until obtaining a veil based on wool fibres, and of carrying out needle-punching on the veil based on wool fibres, wherein at the end of the needle-punching a water-jet interleaving step is also carried out. Some products which may advantageously be obtained through such method and plant are also disclosed.12-10-2009
20090017710Propylene Melt Blown Resins, Propylene Melt Blown Resin Fibers and Non-Woven Fabric Made From the Same, and Methods of Making the Same - A polypropylene homopolymer melt blown resin comprising a melt flow rate of about 300 to about 2500 g/10 min. at 230° C., a polydispersion index of about 1.3 to about 2.9, and a melting point of at least 160° C.01-15-2009
20120129417ETHYLENIC POLYMER AND ITS USE - Ethylenic polymers comprising low levels of total unsaturation are disclosed. Compositions using such ethylene polymers and fabricated articles made from them are also disclosed.05-24-2012
20120322329FIBER, NONWOVEN FABRIC AND APPLICATION THEREOF - A fiber comprising an olefin polymer composition including, based on 100 parts by weight of an olefin polymer, 0.5 to 5 parts by weight of a di-fatty acid ester of a poly(oxyalkylene)diol represented by formula (1) described below and 0.01 to 2.5 parts by weight of a poly(oxyalkylene)sorbitan tri-fatty acid ester (the alkylene group being ethylene, propylene or butylene group, the number of added moles being 10 to 40, and the fatty acid being an alkyl or alkylene fatty acid having a carbon number of 12 to 18). R12-20-2012
20100203788BUFFER SUBSTRATE AND USE THEREOF - In a nonwoven fiber assembly which comprises a fiber comprising a thermal adhesive fiber under moisture and in which the fiber are entangled with each other, the fibers are bonded at contacting points of the fibers by melting the thermal adhesive fiber under moisture to distribute the bonded points approximately uniformly, thereby obtaining a buffer substrate. The buffer substrate may further comprises a conjugated fiber comprising a plurality of resins which are different in thermal shrinkage and form a phase separation structure, and the conjugated fibers may have an approximately uniform crimps having an average curvature radius of 20 to 200 μm and are entangled with the fibers constituting the nonwoven fiber assembly. The buffer substrate can be obtained by a method comprising the steps of: forming a web from the fiber comprising the thermal adhesive fiber under moisture; and subjecting the obtained fiber web to a heat and moisture treatment with a high-temperature water vapor to melt the thermal adhesive fiber under moisture for bonding the fibers. The buffer substrate has a high air-permeability, an excellent cushion property and softness.08-12-2010
20120329350HOT MELT ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS THAT INCLUDE A MODIFIED PROPYLENE-ALPHA-OLEFIN POLYMER AND EXHIBIT LOW BLEED THROUGH - A hot melt adhesive composition that includes a propylene-alpha-olefin polymer including at least 50 mole % propylene and has a ratio of z average molecular weight (Mz) to number average molecular weight (Mn) (Mz/Mn) from greater than 20 and no greater than 50, a ratio of Mz to weight average molecular weight (Mw) (Mz/Mw) from greater than 2.5 to no greater than 6, a crystallinity of at least 5%, and a viscosity of no greater than 2,500 centipoise at 190° C., and from 10% by weight to no greater than 30% by weight tackifying resin, the adhesive composition having a viscosity no greater than 10,000 centipoise at 149° C.12-27-2012
20120100772HIGH BARRIER NONWOVEN - The present invention relates to a high barrier polymer nonwoven, characterized in that the surface tension of the polymer material is decreased by the use of esters of carboxylic acids as a melt-additive. As a result of the decrease in surface energy the presented nonwoven fabrics show excellent properties with regard to low per-meability towards low surface tension liquids, such as for example running bowel movement or alcohol, in hygiene applications. The properties are achieved without the use of fluorine-based chemicals or silicone coating, both of which represent the state of the art to impart the properties presented to polymer nonwoven fabrics.04-26-2012
20130012091Electret Materials - Disclosed are electret materials with outstanding thermal and charge stability. The electret materials comprise a melt blend of a thermoplastic polymer and one or more compounds selected from the aromatic trisamides. The aromatic trisamides are for example of the formula01-10-2013
20110159768CARBOXYLATED LIGNIN BASED BINDERS - The present invention provides binder compositions comprising an ethylenically unsaturated carboxy acid grafted lignin or lignosulfonate component, and an oxazoline-functional group containing polymer or resin component, the two components in a solids weight ratio of from 50:50 to 98:2. As formulated, the compositions may comprise from 40 to 98 wt. % of the acid grafted lignosulfonate, preferably, 50 wt. % or more. Preferably, the binder composition further comprises one or more in situ acid generator compound to insure more rapid cure on heating or pressing. The binder enables the provision of low cost composite materials comprising a majority component derived from natural materials, and having a reasonable wet strength.06-30-2011
20130023174BINDER COMPOSITIONS WITH POLYVALENT PHOSPHORUS CROSSLINKING AGENTS - An fibrous insulation product is provided that includes a binder comprising a polyol and a phosphorus crosslinking agent derived from a phosphonic or phosphoric acid, salt, ester or anhydride to form crosslinked phosphodiester linkages. The polyol is polyvalent, but may be monomeric or preferably polymeric; and may be synthetic or natural in origin. Carbohydrate polysaccharides are exemplary polyols, including water-soluble polysaccharides such as dextrin, maltodextrin, starch, modified starch, etc. Additionally, the carbohydrate polymer may have a dextrose equivalent (DE) number from 2 to 20. In exemplary embodiments, the binder may also include a catalyst, a coupling agent, a process aid, and other additives. The environmentally friendly, formaldehyde-free binder may be used in the formation of residential and commercial insulation materials and non-woven chopped strand mats. A method of making fibrous products is also provided.01-24-2013
20130023175ELECTROSPINNING OF PTFE WITH HIGH VISCOSITY MATERIALS - An improved process for forming a PTFE mat is described. The process includes providing a dispersion with PTFE, a fiberizing polymer and a solvent wherein said dispersion has a viscosity of at least 50,000 cP. An apparatus is provided which comprises a charge source and a target a distance from the charge source. A voltage source is provided which creates a first charge at the charge source and an opposing charge at the target. The dispersion is electrostatically charged by contact with the charge source. The electrostatically charged dispersion is collected on the target to form a mat precursor which is heated to remove the solvent and the fiberizing polymer thereby forming the PTFE mat.01-24-2013
20110263173CARPET TILE PRIMARY BACKING SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Tuftable nonwoven fabric compositions and methods for their preparation are provided. Fabric compositions may include a nonwoven web of continuous filaments, and an emulsion latex binder composition having an emulsion latex and a crosslinker. Exemplary techniques for constructing a nonwoven composition include forming continuous filaments of thermoplastic polymer, placing the filaments on a moving belt to form a nonwoven web, and treating the web with an emulsion latex binder composition having an emulsion latex and a crosslinker.10-27-2011
20130178126MICROFIBER-CONTAINING FIBER REINFORCED FACER MATS AND METHOD OF MAKING - Fiber-reinforced composite mats are described that include a non-woven web of fibers. The web of fibers may include a first group of fibers having an average fiber diameter from about 8 μm to about 25 μm, and a second group of fibers having an average fiber diameter from about 0.5 μm to about 6.5 μm. A binder bonds together the non-woven web of fibers into the fiber reinforced composite having an air permeability of 250 cfm/ft07-11-2013
20130095718NON-WOVEN FABRIC MATERIAL, IN PARTICULAR TO MANUFACTURE ARTICLES OF CLOTHING - A non-woven fabric material according to the present invention is used to produce articles of clothing and comprises a plurality of thin layers superimposed and interlaced with each other. Each layer is formed by carded fibers which comprise at least 15% in weight, of the total fibers present, of self-gathering fibers. Each self-gathering fiber develops in a main direction of development and is formed by two or more polymers that define corresponding two or more regions joined and adjacent to each other in said main direction of development of the self-gathering fiber.04-18-2013
20100279573FORMULATION AND METHOD FOR DUST CONTROL OF FIBRE INSULATION - An aqueous anti-dusting emulsion formulation for use in the manufacture of fibre wool insulation comprises (by weight): a) less than 90% a petroleum hydrocarbon; b) 10%-100% of a triglyceride; and, c) 1%-10% of a surfactant such as an ammonium or sodium salt of lignosulphonic acid. Also provided are fibre wool insulation products incorporating such formulations and methods of making such insulation products.11-04-2010
20110230109Electret Materials - Disclosed are electret materials with outstanding thermal and charge stability. The electret materials comprise a melt blend of a thermoplastic polymer and one or more compounds selected from the aromatic trisamides. The aromatic trisamides are for example of the formula09-22-2011
20100291827BASE INTERLINING AND COATED ROOFING MEMBRANES - The invention relates to a new base interlining for producing roofing membranes which have to meet a wide variety of requirements. The new base interlining provides a sufficient mechanical stability, good perforation strength, good tensile strength and a high resistance to thermal stress, inter alia required for base interlining during bituminization. In addition, the new base interlining requires a considerable reduced volume of impregnating bitumen when producing bituminized roofing materials and therefore high costs of special bitumens for filling the base interlining can be avoided. Beside the new base interlining, a method for producing it as well as roofing membranes comprising the base interlining are subject matter of this invention.11-18-2010
20130122770Nonwoven Materials from Continuous Tow Bands and Apparatuses and Methods Thereof - A system may include a plurality of tow band processing lines and a master air jet in communication with the tow band processing lines to receive a plurality of processed tow bands from the tow band processing lines to form a bulked web. The system may be used to form a bulked web that itself is a nonwoven material or that may be further processed into a nonwoven material.05-16-2013
20110312240AQUEOUS BINDER COMPOSITIONS - The present invention relates to aqueous binder compositions which are based on aqueous polymer dispersions, to processes for preparing them, and to their uses. The aqueous binder composition comprises: 12-22-2011
20130196562COPOLYMIDE NANO-FIBER NON-WOVEN FABRIC, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME AND THE USE THEREOF - A copolyimide nano-fiber non-woven fabric, a process for producing the same and the use thereof. The process comprises the following steps: tetracid dianhydride monomer and diamine monomer are polycondensated in the reaction medium of a high polar solvent under mechanical agitation to form a solution of a copolyamic acid; the copolyamic acid solution is electrostatically spinned under a high voltage electric field to give a non-woven fabric of a nano-fiber of the copolyamic acid; and then the non-woven fabric is imidized. The copolyimide nano-fiber non-woven fabric has features of a strong tear resistance, a high porosity, high/low-temperature resistances and excellent mechanical properties, etc., and can be used in battery membrane and capacitor membrane.08-01-2013
20120094566METHOD FOR PRODUCING A SWELLING NONWOVEN FABRIC - Swellable nonwovens with reduced washoff loss are produced.04-19-2012
20120094565CRYSTALLINE FORM OF 2-(4,6-BIS-BIPHENYL-4-YL-1,3,5-TRIAZIN-2-YL)-5-(2-ETHYL-(N)-HEXYLOXY)PHEN- OL - The crystalline form of 2-(4,6-bis-biphenyl-4-yl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)-5-(2-ethyl-(n)-hexyloxy)phenol, characterized by a melting range of 118-126° C.04-19-2012
20130210307POLYARYLENE SULFIDE COMPOSITIONS - Provided are novel compositions comprising a polyarylene sulfide and at least one tin additive comprising a branched tin(II) carboxylate selected from the group consisting of Sn(O08-15-2013


Patent applications in all subclasses NONWOVEN FABRIC (I.E., NONWOVEN STRAND OR FIBER MATERIAL)