04133310 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 6 patents.

A non-woven fabric is produced by stretching the film with on one surface a regular pattern of raised areas such as spaced hexagonal bosses and on the other surface a plurality of parallel grooves. Stretching is carried out in the groove direction. Preferably the polymer is a mixture of incompatible polymers so that on stretching a fibrous structure is formed. The film can be produced by melt-embossing. The stretched non-woven fabric may be coated with various adhesives to provide a tape useful in a medical context.

Title
Polymer fabric
Application Number
5/627347
Publication Number
4133310
Application Date
October 30, 1975
Publication Date
January 9, 1979
Inventor
Peter J Herbert
Bishops Stortford
GB
Albert G Patchell
Welwyn Garden City
GB
William O Murphy
Sawbridgeworth
GB
Ronald Lloyd
Sawbridgeworth
GB
Agent
Robert F O Connell
Assignee
Smith & Nephew Research
GB
IPC
A61L 15/00
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