ApplicationNo. 06/452217 filed on 12/22/1982
US Classes:2/97, Linings2/268, Shoulder2/272Linings
ExaminersPrimary: Troutman, Doris L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA41D 27/00 (20060101)
A41D 27/26 (20060101)
A41D 27/02 (20060101)
A41D 27/06 (20060101)
AbstractA combined chest piece and shoulder pad, comprising an integral unitary structure formed of molded non-woven fiber material including a chest piece portion having a shape to form a foundation for the chest area of a jacket and with the chest piece portion having a central area surrounded by peripheral edge portions and with the peripheral edge portions more tightly compacted than the central area to provide for a tapering between the central area and the peripheral edge portions and with the central area compacted sufficiently to provide for a firm support of the jacket in the chest area, and a shoulder pad portion having a shape to form a foundation for the shoulder portion of the jacket and with the shoulder pad portion having an inner edge and an outer edge and with a portion of the inner edge contiguous with a peripheral edge portion of the chest piece portion and with the inner edge more tightly compacted than the remaining portion of the shoulder pad portion and with the remaining portion of the shoulder pad portion tapering from the more tightly compacted inner edge to the outer edge which is less tightly compacted than the chest piece portion to form a lightly compacted shoulder pad to provide for a soft resilient support of the jacket in the shoulder area.