Global Patent Index - EP 1054607 A1

EP 1054607 A1 2000-11-29 - MICRO-FASTENING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

Title (en)

MICRO-FASTENING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

Title (de)

MIKROHAFTVERSCHLUSS UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE MICRO-ATTACHE ET PROCEDE DE FABRICATION

Publication

EP 1054607 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99908118 A

Priority

  • US 9902897 W
  • US 7446398 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9940812A1] The present invention relates to a micro-fastening system and, more particularly, to a mechanical micro-fastening system employing a plurality of mating nanoscale fastening elements (16, 18) and a method of manufacturing a micro-fastening system in accordance with the teachings of the present invention. The mating nanoscale fastening elements (16, 18) are formed by functionalizing nanotubes having an ordered array of hexagons with pentagons and heptagons at particular heterojunctions.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A44B 18/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A44B 18/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A44B 18/0003 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9940812 A1 19990819; AU 2762699 A 19990830; EP 1054607 A1 20001129; EP 1054607 A4 20040225

INPADOC legal status


2010-02-24 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20090901

2007-05-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20070308

2004-02-25 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20040114

2000-11-29 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000721

2000-11-29 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE