Patents by Inventor Michael Vander Wielen

Michael Vander Wielen 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).

  • Publication number: 20070107863
    Abstract: An improved process for making sheet from a fibrous furnish includes: depositing the furnish on a foraminous support; compactively dewatering the furnish to form a nascent web; drying the web on a heated cylinder; creping the web therefrom and throughdrying the web to a finished product. The microstructure of the web is controlled so as to facilitate throughdrying. The product exhibits a characteristic throughdrying coefficient of from 4 to 10 when the airflow through the sheet is characterized by a Reynolds Number of less than about 1. The novel products of the invention are characterized by wet springback ratio, hydraulic diameter and an internal bond strength parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2006
    Publication date: May 17, 2007
    Inventors: Steven Edwards, Greg Wendt, Robert Marinack, Michael Vander Wielen, Stephen McCullough, Jeffrey McDowell, Guy Super, Gary Worry