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William J Barz, Thomas L Coon, Michael J Czaplicki: Structural reinforcement system for automotive vehicles. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, October 22, 2002: US06467834 (116 worldwide citation)

An automotive vehicle frame reinforcement system has a skeleton member designed to be secured to a vehicle frame, such as a roof or pillar section. An expandable material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing foam, is disposed on the skeleton member. Once the system is attached to the frame, the foam ...


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Robert M Ligon, Thomas B Carter, Jurg Hauptli: Apparatus for extruding flowable materials. L&L Products, Dykema Gossett, October 25, 1994: US05358397 (104 worldwide citation)

A light weight extruder (20) is suitable for high production, in-line extrusion of flowable materials with high precision in the placement and control of the extruded material. The extruder uses a high torque hydraulic motor (72) to drive a feed screw (88) in dispensing highly viscous but flowable m ...


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William J Barz, Michael J Czaplicki: Structural reinforcements. L & L Products, Dykema Gossett PLLC, October 17, 2000: US06131897 (102 worldwide citation)

A composite structural reinforcement has a keyed reinforcement member in which a thermally expandable resin strip is mechanically retained. The mechanical interlock permits the resin to be secured to the member without heat or an adhesive.


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Michael J Czaplicki, David D Apfel: Expandable pre-formed plug. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, July 23, 2002: US06422575 (100 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an expandable pre-formed plug that is suitable for sealing and/or structurally reinforcing a structure having surfaces defining a space therebetween. The plug is comprised of at least an expandable inner core having an outer surface and a transportable outer skin ...


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Michael J Czaplicki, Jon P Riley, Eric Brennecke: Hydroform structural reinforcement system. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, October 29, 2002: US06471285 (95 worldwide citation)

An structural reinforcement system for use with hydroforms and other closed forms having a plurality of members designed to be secured to a closed form, such as an hydroform tube used in automotive applications. A bonding material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing foam, is disposed on at least a p ...


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Douglas C Larsen: Automotive pillar reinforcement system. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, July 16, 2002: US06419305 (93 worldwide citation)

An automotive pillar reinforcement system having a skeleton member designed to be secured to a vehicle pillar, such as an automotive “B” pillar. An expandable material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing material, is disposed on the skeleton member. In one application, the system is utilized to rein ...


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Michael J Czaplicki: Heat-activated structural foam reinforced hydroform. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, December 30, 2003: US06668457 (91 worldwide citation)

A reinforced hydroform member having an outer structural member reinforced by a structural foam supported by the outer structural member. The structural foam extends along at least a portion of the length of the outer structural member. The structural foam is a heat-activated epoxy-based resin. As t ...


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Michael J Czaplicki, Eric Le Gall, Berndt Eckman: Heat activated reinforcing sleeve. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, November 19, 2002: US06482486 (90 worldwide citation)

A reinforced sleeve including a carrier member and a reinforcing medium supported by the carrier member. The carrier is an elongated polymer member, and the reinforcing medium extends along at least a portion of the length of the carrier member. The reinforcing medium is preferably an epoxy-based re ...


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Michael Czaplicki, Thomas Coon, Thomas Stebbins: Magnetized hot melt adhesive articles. L & L Products, Dykema Gossett PLLC, November 16, 1999: US05985435 (90 worldwide citation)

A reinforced magnetic hot patch has an attached rigid backing. The hot patch expands and flows when heated to seal an opening in a structural member. A non-planar magnetic hot patch is also provided.


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William J Barz, Thomas L Coon, Michael J Czaplicki: Structural reinforcement system for automotive vehicles. L&L Products, Dobrusin & Thennisch PC, September 16, 2003: US06619727 (80 worldwide citation)

An automotive vehicle frame reinforcement system has a skeleton member designed to be secured to a vehicle frame, such as a roof or pillar section. An expandable material, such as an epoxy-based reinforcing foam, is disposed on the skeleton member. Once the system is attached to the frame, the foam ...



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