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Armstrong Cork Company Patents
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Armstrong Cork Company
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Lancaster, PA
No. of patents:
223
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D253080 Display rack October 9, 1979
D251711 Display rack for resilient flooring samples or the like May 1, 1979
D249895 Ceiling tile or similar article October 10, 1978
D243577 Display rack for carpet samples or the like March 8, 1977
4349089 Automatic transmission shift locking device September 14, 1982
A brake controlled, hydraulic pressure operated locking means is provided for preventing the operation of a vehicle's automatic transmission control lever when a vehicle is in motion.
4329421 Use of flashed radiant energy in producing relief images in resinous coating May 11, 1982
This invention pertains to a method and apparatus for developing a relief image in a resinous coating on the surface of a substrate. In a preferred embodiment, this invention pertains to a flooring material having a decorative visual image and a cured wear layer coating superimposed over
4310581 Surface covering articles January 12, 1982
An article which has utility as a surface covering for materials such as resilient flooring, furniture, walls, ceilings, counter tops and the like is produced by aligning and embedding a plurality of hollow fibers or metallic fibers on or near the surface of a translucent medium. The
4293173 Electrical outlet insulation system October 6, 1981
A thermal insulation system for electrical outlets installed against the outside walls of buildings. A large plate of special thermal insulation is secured behind the faceplate of the outlet. Other smaller plates of thermal insulation are placed over the receptacles of the electrical
4291226 Corona discharge electrode system September 22, 1981
A corona discharge electrode system is provided, the electrode system providing a power density of up to 200 watts per square inch by use of a liquid cooled, liquid-quartz buffered electrode. The corona discharge electrode system is particularly suitable for deglossing radiant energy
4275301 Corona discharge device June 23, 1981
A corona discharge device is provided, the device providing for the formation of a corona discharge characteristic of a selected gas or gas mixture to be ionized by use of a housing which is separated into an upper and lower plenum chamber by a perforated plate. The lower plenum chamber
4272928 Roof construction-subceiling assembly June 16, 1981
A roof construction-suspended ceiling system consists of a watertight outer layer and a layer of thermal insulation beneath it resting on a metal roof-supporting surface that has a vapor barrier. Below this there is a suspended ceiling system that has insulation placed thereon. The suspe
4272668 Small round air stream heating unit June 9, 1981
An electric air stream heater adapted to operate directly on 120 volts with a wattage output of less than 500 watts without the need for any special control module, comprising, a cylindrical heating assembly having at least two spaced apart, parallel electrically connected lengths of cri
4271237 Acrylate-acetoacetamide polymers June 2, 1981
Crosslinked acrylate-acetoacetamide polymers are disclosed. These polymers are prepared by the reaction of at least one polyfunctional acrylate with at least one diacetoacetamide in the presence of a catalyst capable of promoting the reaction between the polyfunctional acrylate and the
4263093 Method for retaining textured surface of pressed ceiling board April 21, 1981
A low-cost mineral-fiber board having a natural-appearing highly textured surface, and improved uniformity of density is produced by coating the wet-textured surface of a perlite-containing mineral-fiber mat to a depth at least equal to the peak height of the texture with a layer of
4262190 Convection control device for radiant heater April 14, 1981
A flat ribbon-type heater is subjected to convection loss of heat when air moves across the ribbon heater. This convection loss is minimized by providing a wall structure on either side of the ribbon heater. The wall height to ribbon width must be controlled to maximize the output of
4261153 Accessible-demountable support system for wall paneling and reversible clip means used therein April 14, 1981
An accessible-demountable support system for kerfed-edge wall paneling and reversible clip means used therein. The system includes vertical splines or runners each having a central web portion with pairs of front and rear flanges extending outwardly in opposite directions at right angles
4260390 Additive-solvent process to form embossed product April 7, 1981
A pile fabric is treated overall with a solution containing a solvent for the fiber comprising the pile fabric. The solvent concentration of the solution is of a low enough level to produce little or no shrinkage by itself upon subsequent application of heat. Portions of the fabric befor
4260273 Seam sealer applicator attachment April 7, 1981
An attachment for applicators used to apply liquid adhesive to a seam between adjacent edges of floor covering. The attachment comprises a support plate having a generally rectangular main body portion, an integral collar extending upwardly from the top edge thereof, and a pair or cy
4259633 Method and apparatus for measuring the moisture content of wood March 31, 1981
An improvement in devices for determining the moisture content of lumber by measuring the electrical resistance of the wood. A biasing system is provided so that the voltage supplied to the electrical contacts disposed in the wood may be adjusted. This arrangement allows for corrections
4258085 Process of forming an embossed surface covering March 24, 1981
A process of forming an embossed surface covering is disclosed. The process comprises forming a crosslinkable foam on a backing, depositing an activator composition to initiate cross-linking on at least a portion of the crosslinkable foam, and heating the resulting crosslinkable foam
4255217 Method of forming an embossed decorative surface covering March 10, 1981
A method of forming an embossed decorative surface covering having a backing material and a plastic-type surface material. A layer of liquid plastic-type material is coated onto a strippable carrier to form a composite. This composite is heated by bringing the uncoated side of the st
4253896 Method of maintaining key between silicone belt and vinyl resin blanket by applying a corona dis March 3, 1981
A method of causing a vinyl resin blanket to adhere to a silicone belt during removal of a printing transfer sheet by applying a corona discharge to the belt.
4248647 Method for producing acoustical ceiling tile faced with a smooth distortion free decorative thin February 3, 1981
A method for producing an acoustical ceiling tile or panel faced with a distortion free decorative thin plastic film is accomplished by first embossing the acoustical base to form a picture frame surrounding a recessed area, stretching the thin decorative plastic film over the pictur
4247364 Method of making a smooth, dimensionally stable, mica-filled, glass fiber sheet January 27, 1981
A mica-filled glass fiber sheet which is smooth, of relatively low porosity, and dimensionally stable is described as is its method of manufacture. The sheet is prepared from a low-consistency aqueous slurry wherein the solids consist essentially of glass fibers, organic fibers, mica
4245055 Expandable rubber/resin blend and resulting foam January 13, 1981
An expandable resin/rubber blend comprising a butadiene-acrylonitrile rubber, a vinyl chloride resin, and a polymethylmethacrylate, adapted to form chemically blown, predominantly closed cell foam in a density range of about 1.8-4 pounds/cu. ft.
4242394 Reinforced primary backing for tufted pile fabrics December 30, 1980
A reinforced primary backing for tufted pile fabrics is disclosed. The reinforced primary backing comprises a non-woven fibrous capping layer, a reinforcing material layer, and a woven backing layer, said non-woven fibrous capping layer being positioned adjacent one side of said rein
4240991 Humidifier December 23, 1980
Disclosed is a self-contained evaporator type humidifier adapted to be positioned at an outlet opening of a warm air heating system and operated solely by an air stream issuing therefrom. The humidifier includes a housing provided with an air inlet opening and an exhaust air grill. A
4237239 Reticulated polyvinyl chloride plastisol foams December 2, 1980
Reticulated polyvinyl chloride plastisol foams which can be produced using mechanical frothing techniques are disclosed. These reticulated foams are sufficiently open or porous to facilitate screen printing with plastisol inks to produce thru color, decorative, cushioned floor coverings.
4237087 Method of embossing wood composition board December 2, 1980
A method of embossing wood composition board is disclosed. This method employs a water-borne base-coat composition which facilitates fine line embossing of the filled surface of wood composition board in imitation of fine grain woods, such as, for example, pecan and prima vera.
4233239 Ureadiacetoacetamido compounds November 11, 1980
Crosslinked random acrylate-ureadiacetoacetamide-diacetoacetamide copolymers are disclosed. These copolymers are prepared by the reaction of at least one polyfunctional acrylate with at least one ureadiacetoacetamide and at least one diacetoacetamide in the presence of a catalyst cap
4231743 Process for shading during the vapor phase dyeing of carpet November 4, 1980
A process is disclosed for the making of a decorative carpet through the use of sublimable dyes. A shading effect is secured through the use of air flow control sheets that affect the flow of air through a transfer sheet and a carpet product adjacent thereto. By lessening air flow, the
4230759 Process of forming an embossed surface covering October 28, 1980
A process of forming an embossed surface covering is disclosed. The process comprises forming a cross-linkable foam comprising at least one polymer and having a first phase region and a second phase region; heat the foam to a temperature at least equal to the flow temperature of the firs
4230605 Cleaning composition for no-wax vinyl composition floor covering October 28, 1980
The high gloss of vinyl composition floor coverings having a no-wax coating is maintained by using a cleaner consisting essentially of an aqueous emulsion polymerized alkali-soluble terpolymer having an average molecular weight of about 23,000, the terpolymer being an addition polymer ba
4229913 Ceiling display October 28, 1980
A display for ceiling boards is fabricated to provide consumers with an indication of the different ceiling board designs which are available for purchase. The display is suspended at an inclined relationship for the purpose of displaying the different ceiling designs in a simulated
4229505 Acrylate-ureadiacetoacetamide-diacetoacetamide copolymers October 21, 1980
Crosslinked random acrylate-ureadiacetoacetamide-diacetoacetamide copolymers are disclosed. These copolymers are prepared by the reaction of at least one polyfunctional acrylate with at least one ureadiacetoacetamide and at least one diacetoacetamide in the presence of a catalyst cap
4226674 Method of forming a textured fiberboard October 7, 1980
The invention is a process for forming a fiberboard structure with a rough textured surface on a conventional Oliver forming machine. The machine is operated in such a manner as to prevent the dispersion of the fibers in the slurry and to permit the fibers to build up in a lumpy and irre
4225643 Reticulated polyvinyl chloride plastisol foams September 30, 1980
Reticulated polyvinyl chloride plastisol foams which can be produced using mechanical frothing techniques are disclosed. These reticulated foams are sufficiently open or porous to facilitate screen printing with plastisol inks to produce thru color, decorative, cushioned floor coverings.
4225374 Decorative flooring September 30, 1980
A method for making a dimensionally stable decorative floor covering product. A sheet is first formed, and this is then provided with a decorative design. A clear wear layer is applied thereon, mechanically embossed-in-register, and then the sheet is cut into a plurality of individua
4222803 Method of making fabric covered ceiling board September 16, 1980
The invention herein is directed to a method of providing a ceiling board with a fabric facing. The fabric facing is molded to the irregular shape of the ceiling board so that there is no wrinkling or gathering of the fabric as it is shaped to the configuration of the ceiling board. The
4222740 Coloration method for textiles September 16, 1980
A coloration method for textiles using chemically formed gels is disclosed. The method provides considerable freedom for making color designs and precise pattern prints, and can be used with conventional dyeing and printing equipment. In one embodiment of this invention, gelled regions
4221902 Acrylate-ureadiacetoacetamide-diacetoacetamide copolymers September 9, 1980
Crosslinked random acrylate-ureadiacetaoacetamide-diacetoacetamide copolymers are disclosed. These copolymers are prepared by the reaction of at least one polyfunctional acrylate with at least one ureadiacetoacetamide and at least one diacetoacetamide in the presence of a catalyst ca
4221758 Method of embossing wood grain patterns September 9, 1980
The invention is directed to a method of embossing wood grain patterns on fiberboard surfaces. A Mylar sheet is placed between the embossing plate and the coated fiberboard. The Mylar sheet prevents removal of the coating from the fiberboard and still permits good detail for fine embossi
4221091 Window insulation system September 9, 1980
A window insulation system adapted for use on large metal or wood framed windows such as used in factories, schools, etc., is installed in spaced relation to a window sash on the side thereof facing the interior of a building. The system includes insulation panels which are mounted on an
4220115 Lumber marking apparatus September 2, 1980
An apparatus for spray marking lumber boards with paint at predetermined locations while they are being conveyed past the device for further processing. A tachometer and a photoelectric unit are employed for determining the location and speed of the board. A solenoid-operated paint s
4217439 Acrylate-acetoacetamide polymers August 12, 1980
Crosslinked acrylate-acetoacetamide polymers are disclosed. These polymers are prepared by the reaction of at least one polyfunctional acrylate with at least one diacetoacetamide in the presence of a catalyst capable of promoting the reaction between the polyfunctional acrylate and the
4217396 Acrylate-acetoacetate polymers useful as protective agents for floor coverings August 12, 1980
Cross-linked acrylate-acetoacetate polymers are disclosed. These polymers are prepared by the reaction of at least one polyfunctional acrylate with at least one diacetoacetate in the presence of a catalyst capable of promoting the reaction between the polyfunctional acrylate and the
4207368 Decorative multi-level embossed surface covering June 10, 1980
The process for making a surface covering having an embossed wear surface, including embossed design portions which differ in elevation and shading, by depositing a liquid resinous base coating onto a backing, depositing a layer of resinous dryblend onto the liquid resinous coating while
4207288 Photoinitiator system for photopolymerizable compositions June 10, 1980
An apparatus for measuring an exothermic reaction in a thin film of a photopolymerizable, ethylenically-unsaturated mass, which apparatus comprises a thin foil differential thermocouple means, a pore means adjacent to and mounted above the thermocouple means, a perforated plate means
4198456 Multi-level embossed cellular surface covering and process for producing same April 15, 1980
The process for making a cellular surface covering having a multi-level embossed decorative wear surface by applying to a porous substrate a plurality of thermoplastic resinous inks developed from thermoplastic binders having different molecular weights and therefore different melt v
4198448 Process of forming an embossed surface covering April 15, 1980
A process of forming an embossed surface covering is disclosed. The process comprises forming a crosslinkable foam on a backing, depositing a deactivator composition to inhibit cross-linking on at least a portion of the cross-linkable foam, and heating the resulting crosslinkable foa
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