04690831 is referenced by 56 patents and cites 35 patents.

An article for protecting a substrate includes a preshaped member having a shape similar to that of the substrate being protected, the article having a thin layer of gel disposed in intimate contact with an inner surface of the member such that the gel is disposed in intimate contact with the substrate when the member is disposed therearound. Preferably, the gel comprises an open looped three-dimensional network, the gel being relatively soft, elastic, and having an ultimate elongation in excess of 100%.

Title
Protective article
Application Number
507435
Publication Number
4690831
Application Date
June 18, 1986
Publication Date
September 1, 1987
Inventor
Catherine A Dittmer
Mountain View
CA, US
Carib Nelson
Palo Alto
CA, US
Robert S Dubrow
Redwood City
CA, US
William D Uken
Fremont
CA, US
Agent
Herbert G Burkard
Dennis E Kovach
Assignee
Raychem
CA, US
IPC
B05D 3/06
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