3862287 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 11 patents.

Extruding a plurality of fibres, passing the fibres into a bed of a powdered thermoplastic, causing the fibres to converge while they are in the bed so that they form an impregnated bundle, and heating the bundle to a temperature above the melting point of the thermoplastic so that the thermoplastic flows to produce a matrix around the fibres. The bed of powdered thermoplastic is preferably fluidised.

Title
Production of fibre reinforced thermoplastic materials
Application Number
05/257,083
Publication Number
3862287
Application Date
May 26, 1972
Publication Date
January 21, 1975
Inventor
Davis John Howard
Agent
Cushman Darby & Cushman
Assignee
Imperial Chemical
IPC
B29b 01/00
B29B 15/10
B29C 70/52
B29C 70/04
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