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Marion F Rudy: Footwear. Robert C Bogert, Subkow and Kriegel, September 2, 1980: US04219945 (376 worldwide citation)

A shoe embodying a multiple chambered pneumatically inflated insert encapsulated in a yieldable foam which acts as a bridging moderator filling in irregularities of the insert and providing a substantially smooth and contoured surface for supporting the foot in a comfortable manner. The encapsulated ...


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Marion F Rudy: Insole construction for articles of footwear. Robert C Bogert, Subkow and Kriegel, January 15, 1980: US04183156 (357 worldwide citation)

An improved construction for articles of footwear, such as boots and shoes of all types, includes an inflated insert, preferably in the shape of an insole, having a multiplicity of intercommunicating, gas containing chambers, and a ventilated moderator member which overlies the inflated insole for e ...


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Marion F Rudy: Load carrying cushioning device with improved barrier material for control of diffusion pumping. R C Bogert, Beehler & Pavitt, June 26, 1990: US04936029 (259 worldwide citation)

A product in the form of a cushioning device made from thermoplastic film containing crystalline material inflated to a relatively high pressure and sealed at the time of manufacture. The product maintains the internal inflatant pressure for long periods of time by employing a form of the diffusion ...


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Marion F Rudy: Load carrying cushioning device with improved barrier material for control of diffusion pumping. Robert C Bogert, Beehler & Pavitt, August 27, 1991: US05042176 (254 worldwide citation)

A product in the form of a cushioning device made from thermoplastic film containing crystalline material inflated to a relatively high pressure and sealed at the time of manufacture. The product maintains the internal inflatant pressure for long periods of time by employing a form of the diffusion ...


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Marion F Rudy: Pressurizable envelope and method. Robert C Bogert, Beehler & Pavitt, March 6, 1990: US04906502 (235 worldwide citation)

An internally pressurizable lightweight high tensile strength multi-layered envelope is provided. An outer barrier layer of elastomeric semi-permeable material is mechanically bonded at a multiplicity of cites where substantially the entire distal surfaces of a double-walled drop thread linked fabri ...


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Marion F Rudy: Diffusion pumping apparatus self-inflating device. Bernard Kriegel, July 20, 1982: US04340626 (209 worldwide citation)

An elastomeric enclosure is initially inflated to a desired pressure by a gas having large molecules incapable of diffusing outwardly from the enclosure, except at a relatively slow rate. When the enclosure is surrounded by ambient air at atmospheric pressure, such air passes into the enclosures by ...


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Marion F Rudy: Pressurizable envelope and method. Robert C Bogert, Beehler & Pavitt, January 28, 1992: US05083361 (199 worldwide citation)

An internally pressurizable lightweight high tensile strength multi-layered structure with an outer barrier layer envelope of elastomeric semi-permeable material for use as a cushioning device is provided. The outer barrier layer is bonded, at a multiplicity of sites, to substantially the entire dis ...


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Marion F Rudy: Shoes with studded soles. Robert C Bogert, Subkow and Kriegel, June 9, 1981: US04271606 (168 worldwide citation)

Shoes incorporating a multiple chambered sole member inflated to a pressure above atmospheric, and disposed above and adjacent to an outsole having a deflectable web and projecting elements, such as ground-engaging studs, depending from the web and disposed in spaced geometric relation to each other ...


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Marion F Rudy: Pressurizable envelope and method. Robert C Bogert, Beehler & Pavitt, August 6, 1996: US05543194 (165 worldwide citation)

An internally pressurizable lightweight high tensile strength multi-layered structure with an outer barrier layer envelope of elastomeric semi-permeable material for use as a cushioning device is provided. The barrier layer is bonded, at a multiplicity of sites, to substantially the entire distal su ...


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Marion F Rudy: Spring moderator for articles of footwear. Beehler Pavitt Siegemund Jagger & Martella, March 26, 1985: US04506460 (151 worldwide citation)

Footwear includes a high modulus moderator located between the wearer's foot and cushioning material above the foot in which the moderator is a relatively thin, lightweight material having a modulus of elasticity of at least about 250,000 psi. The heel moderator includes medial and lateral legs posi ...



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