SOCKS WITH NON-SLIP SOLE
A sock is provided containing a non-slip sole connected to the bottom part. Specifically, the non-slip sole contains soft plastic material, fabric material, and ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) layers placed on top of each other respectively.
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Not applicable.BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
1. Field of the Invention
The present invention relates to socks with non-slip soles.
The invention particularly relates to socks with non-slip soles formed by positioning soft plastic material, fabric material, ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) and preferably leather material onto each other respectively.
2. Description of Related Art Including Information Disclosed Under 37 CFR 1.97 and 37 CFR 1.98.
One of the unexpected accidents that might happen at home or in another environment indoors is that the socks we use tend to slip on the floor. As a result of such accidents, many wounds and injuries occur. In order to prevent such accidents, socks with non-slip soles are used in our day. However, the state of the art non-slip socks have many disadvantages. These disadvantages are mentioned below.
The state of the art structures are the silicon prints applied to the bottom of the socks in serigraph stencils. The mentioned silicon prints are directly applied on to the socks. Therefore it is not the genuine sole. Since the bottom surface is made of silicon, it is not possible to obtain the sufficient warming and this results in illnesses.
Another disadvantage is that the socks, which have silicon prints on the sole, have a shorter lifespan. Silicon print causes the socks to fall apart on the sides while washing. It doesn't hold well. Besides, silicon is a carcinogenic substance. It is harmful to health.
During the research related to the state of the art, an application with the title “Non-slip of Socks” and application no. JP05117902has been discovered. In this application, there is a non-slip layer on the sole of the socks formed in a pointwise manner. On the sole of the sock, a material with a high non-slip characteristic is used such as epoxy resin, urethane resin etc.
Another application discovered on the relevant technical field, regarding the state of the art, is the application no. FR2843686. In this application, there are protrusions on the bottom surface to obtain high adhesion on rough and wet surfaces. This application discloses a non-slip sock to be used especially on wet surfaces.
However, these applications do not mention any structures to eliminate the aforementioned disadvantages.
In conclusion, the existence of the problems above and insufficiency of the present solutions have necessitated making an improvement on the related technical field.BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
The present invention relates to socks with non-slip soles developed in order to eliminate all disadvantages mentioned above and to provide new advantages in the related technical field.
An object of the socks with non-slip sole of the invention is to obtain socks with genuine non-slip soles by combining soft plastic, fabric, ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) and preferably leather material.
Another object of the invention is to obtain socks that are cold proof due to their genuine non-slip sole.
Another object of the invention is to obtain long-lasting and washable non-slip socks.
Another object of the invention is to obtain semi-orthopedic socks.
Another object of the invention is to eliminate the disadvantages of the state of the art, occurring due to the use of silicon and to obtain carcinogen-free non-slip sole socks. In addition, ethyl vinyl acetate used on the non-slip sole does not produce bacteria. Therefore, a significantly healthy product is obtained.
The mentioned advantages are achieved by socks with non-slip sole containing soft plastic material, fabric material and ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) positioned one after another respectively in the most general manner.
In another preferred embodiment of the invention, there is genuine or artificial leather material positioned on the mentioned ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) of the mentioned non-slip sole.
In another preferred embodiment of the invention, the mentioned fabric material is felt.
The structural and characteristic properties and all advantages of the invention will be more clearly understood by the figures given below and detailed written description addressed to the figures. Therefore, the evaluation should also be done by taking into account these figures and detailed description.
10. Non-slip sole
11. Soft plastic material
12. Fabric material
13. Ethyl Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
14. Leather material
20. SockDETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
In this detailed description, preferred embodiments of the socks with non-slip sole (20) of the invention are explained only for better understanding of the matter in a manner not to have any limiting effects.
First of all, soft plastic material (11) is moulded according to foot structure and size. The material is then taken out of the mould after a sufficient amount of time, put into a baking oven and is hardened after it is heated and held at a certain temperature for a certain amount of time. Fabric material (12) is then placed on to the hardened soft plastic material (11). The mentioned fabric material (12) is preferably felt. Soft plastic material (11) and fabric material (12) are combined in a press machine and thus, the sole is formed. Then ethyl vinyl acetate (13) is placed on the mentioned sole. After this stage, optionally genuine/artificial leather material (14) is placed on EVA (13). Therefore, non-slip sole (10) is formed.
The non-slip sole (10) manufactured in foot shape, is then sewn on the sock (20). Thus, sock with non-slip sole (20) is obtained.
The mentioned soft plastic material (11) is one of the members or a combination of the members selected from the group containing: polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE), cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE), thermoplastic, liquid crystal (Thermochormic), polybenzimidazole (PBI), thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), vinyl polymer, thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), polyolefin (POE), polyisobutylene (PIB), ethylene-propylene rubber (EPR), ethylene-propylene-diene rubber (EPDM), polypropylene (PP), polybutylene (PB), natural rubber, silicone rubber, polyisoprene synthetic rubber, latex, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), elastomer, thermoplastic rubber, liquid silicone rubber, polyurethane (PU), ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA), phthalate, bioplastic and biopolymer.
1. A sock containing a non-slip sole connected to the bottom part, characterized in that said non-slip sole contains soft plastic material, fabric material (12), and ethyl vinyl acetate (13) layers placed on top of each other respectively.
2. A sock according to claim 1, characterized in comprising genuine or artificial leather material placed on top of the ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) on the mentioned non-slip sole.
3. A sock according to claim 1, characterized in that the mentioned fabric material is felt.
4. A sock according to claim 1, characterized in that said soft plastic material is one of the members or a combination of the members selected from the group containing: polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, high-density polyethylene, cross-linked polyethylene, thermoplastic, liquid crystal, polybenzimidazole, thermoplastic polyurethane, vinyl polymer, thermoplastic elastomer, polyolefin, polyisobutylene, ethylene-propylene rubber, ethylene-propylene-diene rubber, polypropylene, polybutylene, natural rubber, silicone rubber, polyisoprene synthetic rubber, latex, polytetrafluoroethylene, elastomer, thermoplastic rubber, liquid silicone rubber, polyurethane, ethyl vinyl acetate, phthalate, bioplastic and biopolymer.
Filed: Aug 19, 2015
Publication Date: Feb 25, 2016
Applicant: STRUMPS AYAKKABIVE GIYIM SANAYITICARET ANONIM SIRKETI (Istanbul)
Inventors: Senol ÖZTÜRK (Istanbul), Seyed Nasser MIRBAGHERI (Istanbul)
Application Number: 14/830,150