Tim McAbee
Mcabee Timothy S, Wang Songhao, Schaefer William L: System and method for severing filament material. Ppg Industries Ohio, Mcabee Timothy S, Wang Songhao, Schaefer William L, CALKINS Charles W, September 4, 2003: WO/2003/072860

Systems and methods for severing elongated material (20) include a rotatable first roll (14) having a first severing structure, a rotatable second roll (16) having a second severing structure corresponding with the first severing structure for severing a length of the filament positioned between the ...

Karl K K Kroyer, Torben Rasmussen: Apparatus for the production of a fibrous web. Karl Kristian Kobs Kroyer, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, January 22, 1985: US04494278 (90 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the production of a fibrous web comprising a fiber distributor with a housing having an inlet for dry defibrated fibrous material and a perforated bottom wall, and at least two closely spaced rows of stirrers, each comprising impellers which are rotatably mounted within the housing, ...


Birger E Soerensen: Apparatus for depositing fibers. Niro Separation, Brooks & Kushman, June 18, 1996: US05527171 (69 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for depositing fibers on a wire (12) for the production of primarily paper products includes a wire (12) and one or more distributors (1) which are diagonal in relation to the wire (12). This minimizes disadvantages which occur when using traditional apparatuses as, in the present inven ...

Jerry L Toney, Nathan E E Toney, Gerald Najour, Gregory F Ward: Apparatus for forming controlled density fibrous pads for diapers and the other absorbent products. August 8, 2000: US06098249 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an improved apparatus for forming a fibrous pad for absorbent products with improved density control. Fibers entrained in a high speed air flow are deposited onto the foraminous surface of a spaced, three-dimensional pad-forming pocket. The fine foraminous pad forming ...

Robert Groten, Jean Baravian, Georges Riboulet: Nonwoven lap formed of very fine continuous filaments. Firma Carl Freudenberg, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 26, 1999: US05970583 (56 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven lap of very fine continuous filaments, crimped or not, obtained by means of a controlled direct spinning process, with a weight between 5 g/m.sup.2 and 600 g/m.sup.2, and formed, after napping, of composite filaments separable in the direction of their length, characterized in that said c ...

Yuji Nakajima, Masahiko Taniguchi: Biodegradable fiber and non-woven fabric. Chisso Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, April 4, 2000: US06045908 (51 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a biodegradable composite fiber comprising a first component consisting of a single component fiber produced by melt-spinning a biodegradable polymer composition consisting of a starch-based polymer, a partially hydrolyzed copolymer of vinyl acetate and an unsaturated monomer cont ...

Carding apparatus. Ralph Austin Rusca, July 20, 1960: GB841609-A (49 worldwide citation)

841,609. Carding engines. RUSCA, R. A. May 19, 1959 [Aug. 1, 1958], No. 16969/59. Addition to 836,668. Class 120(1). The machine of the parent Specification is modified in that pre-opener roll means are mounted in a fibre opening and transfer relationship with the main cylinder in advance of the gra ...

Masato Hirasaka, Yoshiaki Fujiwara: Process of making a fiber-reinforced plastic sheet having a gradient of fiber bundle size within the sheet. NKK Corporation, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, April 28, 1992: US05108678 (48 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a fiber reinforced plastic sheet having a gradient layer structure wherein the number of reinforcing fibers continuously varies and a process for producing the same by spreading a mixture of the fibers different in the number of filaments over the traveling zone of a convey ...

Daniel J Smith, Darrell H Reneker: Non-woven fiber assemblies. The University of Akron, Joseph J Crimaldi, Roetzel & Andress, August 3, 2010: US07765647 (46 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a non-woven fiber assembly comprising one or more fibers wherein each fiber contains: a hydrophilic component; and an elastomeric component, and wherein the non-woven fiber assembly further comprises an adhesive component. In still another embodime ...

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