05085719 is referenced by 29 patents and cites 14 patents.

A process for welding including providing sheet material comprising a thermoplastic polymer, overlapping edges of the sheet material to form a lap joint, supporting the lap joint on an anvil, and welding the lap joint by contacting and traversing the lap joint with an ultrasonic welding horn, the improvement comprising initially contacting and traversing the lap joint with the welding horn at a first predetermined traverse rate and thereafter increasing the first traverse rate to a second higher predetermined traverse rate.

Title
Variable rate welding of thermoplastic belts
Application Number
7/583057
Publication Number
5085719
Application Date
September 14, 1990
Publication Date
February 4, 1992
Inventor
David A Eck
Oklahoma City
OK, US
Assignee
Xerox Corporation
CT, US
IPC
B32B 31/16
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