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Melead James J: Process for matting melt blow microfibers. Beloit Corporation, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, April 15, 1975: US3878014 (139 worldwide citation)

An improved process for making a laminar structure of a non-woven mat of melt-blown microfibers and a pre-formed porous web. The process involves laying down upon a pre-formed moving web a layer of melt blown microfibers. The web is then moved over the zone where sub-atmospheric pressures are mainta ...


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Melead James J: Interchangeable die lips for extrusion die and independently adjustable deckles therefor. Beloit Corporation, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Chiara & Simpson, August 13, 1974: US3829274 (38 worldwide citation)

Film extrusion die in the form of an elongated die body, which may be split and divided by a divider plate and have a pair of spaced extrusion orifaces on opposite sides of the divider plate detachably secured to the die body. The divider plate may be removed to provide a single extrusion orifice di ...


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Melead James J: Center start surface wind reel with automatic cut-off and transfer. Beloit Corporation, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, June 17, 1975: US3889892 (31 worldwide citation)

Center start surface wind reel for continuously winding webs of paper and the like and automatically cutting and transferring the web to a new core and then from center to surface winding. A core shaft and spool are supported on primary transfer arms. A lay-on roll envelops the spool with the web fo ...


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Melead James J, Zink Stanley C: Surface enveloper transfer winder. Beloit Corporation, Veneman Dirk J, Samlon Bruce L, Mathews Gerald A, December 31, 1974: US3857524 (23 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for winding a continuous web into a plurality of spools. The web partially wrapping a power driven winding drum is in a nipping relationship between the winding drum and the winding web spool. A core in synchronous speed is brought into light engagement with the web and winding drum. The c ...


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Melead James J: Multiple melt chamber extrusion die. Beloit Corporation, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, April 15, 1975: US3877857 (23 worldwide citation)

Extrusion die for the extrusion and coextrusion of the plastic materials in which the die body is split and engages opposite sides of a center divider forming a die in which the thermoplastic materials can combine inside and outside of the die in accordance with the characteristics of the plastic ma ...


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Stafford Larry O, Wentworth William P, Melead James J: Metering bar. Beloit Corporation, Benjamin H Sherman et al, January 15, 1974: US3785340 (8 worldwide citation)

Deflection correction metering bar assembly for metering coating on a web. The assembly includes a rod holder having a recess extending along its top portion, a metering rod mounted in said recess, deflection correction bars for said rod holder, carrying jacking screws deflecting the rod holder in h ...


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Melead James J: Winding, unwinding and tensioning apparatus. Beloit Corporation, September 19, 1972: US3692251 (4 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to filament tension regulation apparatus useful to regulate the tension in a moving filament such as during the winding or unwinding of a web or threadlike filament. The invention relates further to a web guide roller assembly for assisting in the movement of a web relative to ...


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Melead James J: Winding, unwinding and tensioning apparatus. Beloit Corporation, Larson Taylor & Hinds, March 12, 1974: US3796390 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to filament tension regulation apparatus useful to regulate the tension in a moving filament such as during the winding or unwinding or a web or threadlike filament. The invention relates further to a web guide roller assembly for assisting in the movement of a web relative to ...


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Melead James J, Wentworth William P: Reversible coater. Beloit Corporation, December 25, 1973: US3780697

A coating mechanism for applying a coating to a traveling web wherein the web is received from a feed direction and the machine is to be used for coating either the upper or lower side of the web. The machine includes a pair of coating rolls forming a horizontal coating nip with the lower roll apply ...


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