Water resistant slide fastener and process for preparing same

  • US 6,105,214 A
  • Filed: 09/25/1998
  • Issued: 08/22/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/25/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A water resistant slide fastener, comprising:

  • a pair of stringer tapes each having first and second opposed surfaces and each having a series of gripper elements positioned along edges of said first surface; and

    a water resistant layer on said second surfaces, wherein said water resistant layer has an adhesion to said stringer tapes of at least about 6 lb/in, wherein said stringer tapes are arranged substantially parallel having inner edges substantially adjacent to said series of grippers elements, and wherein said water resistant layer is positioned on said second surfaces and overlying said inner edges and said series of gripper elements.

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