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William L Melbye, Susan K Nestegard, Leigh E Wood, Marvin D Lindseth, Dale A Bychinski: Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, January 7, 1992: US05077870 (251 worldwide citation)

A mushroom-type hook strip for a hook-and-loop fastener has a flexible backing of thermoplastic resin and, integral with backing, an array of upstanding stems distributed across at least one face of the backing, each having a mushroom head. The stems have a molecular orientation as evidenced by a bi ...


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George C Brumlik: Bristle-like gripping device. Burgess Dinklage & Sprung, September 21, 1976: US03981051 (249 worldwide citation)

A self-gripping device is disclosed and includes a plurality of thin bristle-like gripping elements attached in close proximity to each other to a base. Each of the gripping elements have self gripping means spaced along the length thereof and they extend substantially perpendicularly from the base ...


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George C Brumlik: Self-gripping devices with flexible self-gripping means and method. Sprung Felfe Horn Lynch & Kramer, April 22, 1980: US04198734 (236 worldwide citation)

Self-gripping devices having a base with a plurality of the gripping element attached are disclosed. The gripping elements are capable of releasably self-gripping fibrous materials without damaging same include a stiffly rigid stem with at least one flexible self-gripping means attached thereto. The ...


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Kazuo Furuyama: Fitting device for accessory. Yugen Kaisha Furuyama Shouji, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 29, 1994: US05367891 (206 worldwide citation)

A fitting device for an ornamental accessory is made up of a pair of connecting members each having a cylindrical portion on an end to be fitted together in a rotatable manner relative to each other. One of the connecting members has at its fitting end at least one piece of guide grooves formed in s ...


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Erik J Wagner: Spinal fixation system and methods. AMEI Technologies, Baker & Botts, August 2, 1994: US05334203 (193 worldwide citation)

A system and method to form a medical construct using surgical rods and connectors. A pair of surgical rods such as those used in fusing vertebrae of the spine are attached to each other with connectors to form a medical construct. The connector includes a plate with a pair of double hook bolts whic ...


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F John Herrington Jr, Eric A St Phillips: Plastic reclosable fastener with self-locking slider. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Charles J Speciale, November 26, 1991: US05067208 (186 worldwide citation)

A plastic reclosable fastener with slider for opening and closing the reclosable fastener on plastic bags and the like is disclosed. The plastic reclosable fastener and slider include a provision for restraining the slider in closed position and maintaining the male and female elements of the slider ...


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Francis G Merser, Philip A Kooistra: Interlocking attachment device. Dennison Manufacturing Company, George E Kersey, January 13, 1976: US03931667 (179 worldwide citation)

An attachment device comprising a filament having a laterally oriented bar at one end and a hollow body member at its other end, a wall of said body member having an opening therethrough large enough to receive the filament and the bar when they are in parallel orientation but of a width smaller tha ...


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Norman Sherman, Victor Shiff: Magnetic clasp for wristwatch strap. Timex Corporation, William C Crutcher, July 17, 1990: US04941236 (177 worldwide citation)

A strap for holding a wristwatch has a pair of separable flexible strap ends adapted to curve around the wrist and to overlap one another to provide an overlapped section. At least one strap end of thermoplastic material has particles of permanently magnetizable material embedded in the thermoplasti ...


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J C Pemberton: Magnetic necklace clasp. Jessup Beecher & Slehofer, September 24, 1991: US05050276 (175 worldwide citation)

A magnetic clasp has two mirror image halves each of which is attached to the ends of a necklace. Each half has a magnetic shell and an inserted magnetic core. The shell has a cylindrical body with a cone-shaped end. The front of the shell has an open cavity for inserting the magnetic core. The fron ...


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Michael J McMahon, Paul P Spanier: Reclosable bag material, method and apparatus. Minigrip, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, March 20, 1990: US04909017 (173 worldwide citation)

A new method of making a form fill bag having a reclosable fastener thereon and a mechanism therefor wherein a continuous length of film is advanced and joined first and second fastener profile strips are laid laterally onto the film of a length substantially equal to one-half of the film width, the ...



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