Patents by Inventor Matti Kiik

Matti Kiik 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: 5369929
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 6, 1994
    Assignee: Elk Corporation of Dallas
    Inventors: Casimir P. Weaver, Matti Kiik, William J. Schultz, Patrick T. Stapleton
  • Patent number: 5305569
    Abstract: A series of roofing shingles (200, 240, 260, 280) are disclosed which have multiple tabs across the exposed width of the shingle. A polymer foam layer is bonded to an asphalt shingle material to form the roofing shingle. The polymer foam is thicker at certain of the tabs than others to provide a pleasing layered appearance to the roof. The tabs can also be varied in width and length relative to adjacent tabs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 1992
    Date of Patent: April 26, 1994
    Assignee: Elk Corporation of Dallas
    Inventors: Alfred B. Malmquist, Matti Kiik
  • Patent number: 5232530
    Abstract: An approved roofing shingle (10) and a method for its manufacture, are disclosed. The shingle incorporates an upper layer (12) of conventional asphaltic composite roofing material and a lower layer (14) of a polymer foam having a thickness between 1/16 inches and one inch. The foam effectively thickens the shingle to give a layered appearance to a roof using the shingle. The polymer foam can be applied by a free blown or froth process, or preformed and adhered to the composite material sheet by adhesive techniques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1992
    Date of Patent: August 3, 1993
    Assignee: Elk Corporation of Dallas
    Inventors: Alfred B. Malmquist, Matti Kiik
  • Patent number: D344144
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 1991
    Date of Patent: February 8, 1994
    Assignee: Elk Corporation of Dallas
    Inventors: Casimir P. Weaver, Matti Kiik, William J. Schultz
  • Patent number: D369421
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 30, 1996
    Assignee: Elk Corporation of Dallas
    Inventors: Matti Kiik, Michael L. Bryson