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Larry F Charbonneau, Garo Khanarian, Robert E Johnson, Helmut B Witteler, John A Flint: Polyester fiber and methods for making same. HNA Holdings, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, May 16, 2000: US06063495 (63 worldwide citation)

A polyester fiber made from a polymer having ethylene glycol moieties, isosorbide moieties and terepthaloyl moieties, and the method of making the fiber is described. The polyester fiber is used to form articles suitable for commercial, especially textile, and industrial uses, and has an inherent vi ...

Edward R Hauser: Web of blended microfibers and crimped bulking fibers. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Roger R Tamte, October 3, 1978: US04118531 (318 worldwide citation)

Mixtures of microfibers and crimped bulking fibers produce a lofty resilient web having properties that are unique for microfiber-based webs. Included in these properties are a combination of high thermal resistance per unit of thickness and moderate weight, as well as other properties which give th ...

Theodore Largman, Fred J Gefri, Frank Mares: Filaments having trilobal or quadrilobal cross-sections. Allied Signal, R C Stewart II, G H Fuchs, D L Webster, October 15, 1991: US05057368 (265 worldwide citation)

A trilobal or quadrilobal fiber formed from thermoplastic polymers, said fiber having a cross-section comprised of a central core having three or four T-shaped lobes, the legs of each intersecting at the center of said core such that the angle between the legs of adjacent lobes is from about 80.degr ...

Dennis L Krueger, Daniel E Meyer: Bicomponent fibers and webs made therefrom. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Roger R Tamte, January 3, 1989: US04795668 (205 worldwide citation)

Biocomponent fibers, and webs made therefrom, are taught in which one component of the fibers is a crystallizable material. When a web of the fibers is heated in a mold above the temperature at which crystallization occurs, the fibers tend to be set in the position they are held in the mold. A prefe ...

Scott L Gessner: Strong nonwoven fabrics from engineered multiconstituent fibers. Fiberweb North America, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, April 28, 1992: US05108827 (204 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a thermally-bonded nonwoven fabric that is made from a web which comprises from 100 to 5 percent by weight of multiconstitutent fibers. The multiconstituent fibers are composed of highly dispersed blends of at least two different immiscible thermoplastic polymers and h ...

Donald H Hogle, Peter M Olofson: Oriented profile fibers. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William J Bond, January 11, 1994: US05277976 (197 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a shaped fiber is provided, which shaped fiber closely replicates the shape of the die orifice. The polymer is spun at a melt temperature close to a minimum flow temperature and under a high drawdown.

Theodore Largman, Frank Mares, Clarke A Rodman: Fibers and filters containing said fibers. Allied Signal, R C Stewart II, G H Fuchs, D L Webster, December 3, 1991: US05069970 (191 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a fiber comprising a major amount of a continuous phase comprising one or more melt processible polyesters of fiber forming molecular weight, and a minor amount of one or more polyolefins non-uniformly dispersed in said continuous phase such that the concentration of polyol ...

Thomas H Barrows: Bioabsorbable fibers and reinforced composites produced therefrom. Aderans Research Institute, Grady J Frenchick Esq, Charlene L Yager Esq, Michael Best & Friedrich, January 28, 2003: US06511748 (142 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to bioabsorbable fibers, comprising a semicrystalline fiber-forming core polymer and an amorphous sheath polymer, wherein the core polymer and sheath polymer are separately melt extruded and connected to one another through an adhesive bond. The present invention also relates ...

Walter J Freeman, Rakesh K Gupta, James H Harrington, Richard J Legare, Thomas L Smith, Adrienne W Williams: Barrier element fabrics, barrier elements, and protective articles incorporating such elements. Hercules Incorporated, Mark D Kuller, November 4, 1997: US05683809 (132 worldwide citation)

Protective articles such as diapers, having filmless hydrophobic barrier elements such as cuffs and backing sheets. The barrier cuffs--which can be, for instance, leg cuffs and waistbands--and the backing sheets can be provided from fabrics having a fabric weight of at least 10 gsy; these fabrics ar ...

Shahrzad Zarkoob, Darrell H Reneker, Dale Ertley, R K Eby, Steven D Hudson: Synthetically spun silk nanofibers and a process for making the same. The University of Akron, Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, August 29, 2000: US06110590 (128 worldwide citation)

A silk nanofiber composite network produced by forming a solution of silk fiber and hexafluroisopropanol, wherein the step of forming is devoid of any acid treatment, where the silk solution has a concentration of about 0.2 to about 1.5 weight percent silk in hexafluroisopropanol, and where the silk ...

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