05308664 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 36 patents.

This invention relates to porous polytetrafluoroethylene (hereinafter PTFE) materials having the property of rapid recovery and a method for producing these materials. The microstructure of the porous PTFE material consists of nodes interconnected by fibrils, substantially all of the fibrils having a bent or wavy appearance. Articles made from these materials are particularly suitable for use in the medical field, but are also useful in other areas such as filtration and fabric applications.

Title
Rapidly recoverable PTFE and process therefore
Application Number
110145
Publication Number
5308664
Application Date
September 23, 1988
Publication Date
May 3, 1994
Inventor
David J Myers
Camp Verde
AZ, US
Wayne D House
Flagstaff
AZ, US
Agent
Dena Meyer Weker
Assignee
W L Gore & Associates
DE, US
IPC
B29D 7/24
B32B 27/32
F16L 9/16
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