Patents

Mineral-surfaced Roofing Shingles With Increased Solar Heat Reflectance, and Process for Producing Same

November 18, 2008

An infrared-reflective roofing product was patented. The infrared-reflective roofing product features a fibrous web coated with a bituminous coating forming a bitumen-coated web. A coating of at least one powder of an infrared-reflective material is applied to the bitumen-coated web. Roofing granules adhere to the bitumen-coated web.

  • Fibers Market Outlook

    Fibers Market Outlook

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||June 8, 2015
    Natural and synthetic fiber producers create unique solutions for all nonwovens applications.

  • Keeping It Clean

    Keeping It Clean

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||June 8, 2015
    Convenience and continued innovation keeps the household wipes market thriving.

  • Raw Materials Round Up

    Raw Materials Round Up

    Karen McIntyre, editor||June 8, 2015
    Suppliers create additives, preservatives and other specialties to help nonwovens makers meet their goals.