04640810 is referenced by 174 patents and cites 12 patents.

A system for forming an air laid web of fibers and/or particles on a moving foraminous carrier. Fibers and/or particles are blended, and while supported in an air stream, introduced into a distributor unit. The distributor unit includes a rotatable cylinder formed with classification apertures of a predetermined shape, number, and size as specifically related to the types of fibers and/or particles utilized. A rotatable shaft with radially extending wire-like members agitates the fibers and/or particles and throws them outwardly through the apertures. Downwardly directed air flow transports the refined fibers and/or particles so as to form a homogeneous, still further refined, web on the surface of the carier. A variety of adjustments and alternations can be made to the system and its components to control the composition and thickness of the end product, and to attain maximum capacity for any combination of fibers and/or particles.

Title
System for producing an air laid web
Application Number
6/619946
Publication Number
4640810
Application Date
June 12, 1984
Publication Date
February 3, 1987
Inventor
Clark L Poland
New Canaan
CT, US
Otto V Nielson
Aarhus
DK
John Mosgaard
Risskov
DK
Henning Laursen
Aarhus
DK
Agent
Roland T Bryan
Assignee
Scan Web of North America
CT, US
IPC
B27N 1/00
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