Multi-layered, open-celled foam shock absorbing structure for athletic equipment
Cushioned protective apparel
Athletic protective undergarment
Hand protection device
Ballistic armor laminate Patent #: 5851932
ApplicationNo. 048798 filed on 03/27/1998
US Classes:2/455, GUARD OR PROTECTOR2/231, Stays or protectors2/267, Pads2/401, With particular reinforcing or elastic insert2/464, Abdomen protector2/466Groin protector
ExaminersPrimary: Calvert, John J.
Assistant: Muromoto, Robert H. Jr.
International ClassA41D 013/00
AbstractA body pad construction for a padding garment, having a body shape moulded pad formed of expanded polypropylene foam material, of a predetermined density, and moulded and shaped to conform to a portion of the body to be protected, a laminate reinforcement of scrim filaments bonded with the exterior of the moulded body pad, and shaped to the exterior of the body pad, inner and outer covering panels formed of a laminate of synthetic woven fabric the inner and outer panels being placed on opposite sides of the pad, and the fabric being bonded to the pad on both sides, and the layers of the inner and outer panels being bonded together, around the edges of the pad.
Field of SearchGUARD OR PROTECTOR
Side impact torso protector
Knee pads or rests
Back and chest protectors
GUARD OR PROTECTOR HAVING A HOOK-LOOP TYPE FASTENER
Hand or arm
Coating or impregnation is resistant to penetration by solid implements
Thickness (relative or absolute)
PENETRATION RESISTANT LAYER