Patents

Foam-Based Fasteners

October 17, 2009

A patent has been issued for foam-based fasteners. The article has a mechanical fastener. It is comprised of a body portion, which may include a fibrous landing layer. The fibrous landing layer is comprised of a plurality of fibers. The body portion may also include a foam layer, which has a first surface comprised of a plurality of free-stranding struts adapted for engaging at least a portion of the plurality of fibers of the landing layer. The foam layer and fibrous landing layer are capable of being engaged with a Shear Resistance of about 100 grams of force or greater per square centimeter and a Peel Resistance of about 50 grams or less of force per square centimeter.
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