Patents by Inventor Marc Durand

Marc Durand has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6376037
    Abstract: Polyamide-based thermoplastic compositions comprising by weight: 50 to 99% of a polyamide (A1), 1 to 50% of a catalyzed polyamide (A2), 0 to 40% of a plasticizer, 0 to 60%, preferably 0 to 30%, of a flexible modifier, the total being 100%, are useful for manufacturing articles, for example, flexible pipes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2002
    Assignee: Atofina
    Inventors: Thibaut Montanari, Jean-Marc Durand
  • Patent number: 4566259
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for producing a fancy yarn, in which a core and effect yarn 5 are fed along a path to a false twist device 6 and a binding yarn 4 is fed via a rotating component 1 adjacent the path, the component rotating about an axis transverse to the path, and having a yarn guiding portion 3 radially spaced from the axis, whereby the binding yarn is caused to perform a reciprocating, oscillating motion with respect to the core and effect yarns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 1984
    Date of Patent: January 28, 1986
    Assignee: Chavanoz S.A.
    Inventor: Marc Durand
  • Patent number: 4528807
    Abstract: Process for the manufacture of a fancy yarn having stable protuberances along its length, wherein at least one effect yarn is fed onto a core yarn at a greater speed than the latter, the protuberances thus produced and the core yarn being bound together by the combination of feeding of the effect yarn in an oscillating manner relative to the core yarn and increasing the twist of the assembly passing through a simple false twist device, without the need for heat setting means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 1983
    Date of Patent: July 16, 1985
    Assignee: Chavanoz S.A.
    Inventor: Marc Durand