The present invention relates to a method for making an open celled microcellular foam comprising providing at least one foamable polymer and a crosslinking agent in an extruder, injecting at least one blowing agent into said at least one foamable polymer and said crosslinking agent in said extruder, blending said blowing agent injected into said at least one foamable polymer and said crosslinking agent in said extruder, feeding said blended blowing agent, at least one foamable polymer and said crosslinking agent in said extruder to a die, and depressurizing said blended blowing agent, said at least one foamable polymer and said crosslinking agent.

Title
Manufacturing process for open celled microcellular foam
Application Number
10/436740
Publication Number
20040229968
Application Date
May 13, 2003
Publication Date
November 18, 2004
Inventor
Hani E Naguib
Jin Wang
Patrick C Lee
Chul B Park
Cathy A Fleischer
Rochester
NY, US
Jehuda Greener
Rochester
NY, US
Narasimharao Dontula
Rochester
NY, US
Agent
Patent Legal Staff
NY, US
Agent
Paul A Leipold
NY, US
IPC
C08J 09/00
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