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8709186 Method of producing reinforced, formed fabrics  
The invention relates to a method of producing reinforced, formed fabrics, consisting in producing a continuous fabric alternated with a membrane (34) containing embedded reinforcing elements,...
8506739 Method of producing sails using reinforced, formed fabrics  
The present disclosure relates to methods and compositions useful for the manufacture of sails. Particularly, the present disclosure relates to shaped, reinforced fabrics that can be used to make...
8459194 Sail membrane  
Sail membrane preferably made of a woven fabric of synthetic fibers, with said membrane having a microroughness in the form of parallelly extending grooves arranged so as to achieve a density of 5...
8393284 Sail and method of making a sail and a membrane body  
Membrane body (1) comprising at least one pair of panels (10, 11) connected together in an adhesive manner and for each pair of said panels (10, 11), at least one flexible sheath (15) arranged...
8181587 Method of producing reinforced, formed fabrics  
The invention relates to a method of producing reinforced, formed fabrics, consisting in producing a continuous fabric alternated with a membrane (34) containing embedded reinforcing elements,...
8168703 Flexible panel with interrupted sheaths for tie rods  
Membrane body (1) comprising at least one pair of panels (10, 11) connected together in an adhesive manner and for each pair of said panels (10, 11), at least one flexible sheath (15) arranged...
7419561 Cast composite sail and method  
A method of casting a sail comprising supplying a carrier film, supporting the carrier film along a support mechanism, forming a sail form with the support mechanism, pulling the carrier film...
7051666 Composite iso-stress sail structure and method for making  
A composite iso-stress sail structure comprises a sail body having an expected iso-stress line, when in a chosen sail shape and under a loading within a chosen range of loadings. An iso-stress...
6886483 Sail and method of manufacture thereof  
A sailboat sail includes a sheet of material that contains stretchable webs that assume a planar orientation when placed against a planar surface, but which can stretch into a sail or airfoil...
6624098 Sailcloth having improved stability  
A sailcloth is constructed by laminating two layers of cloth together with a central layer of film. The cloth layers are oriented such that stretch resistant yarns in the layers run perpendicular...
6332420 Sail of one piece three dimensional fabric  
A sail is formed on a mold in a three dimensional fashion. The sail is a laminate having three corners. The sail includes two outer layers of film and an inner yarn structure. Yarns radiate from...
6302044 Multisection sail body and method for making  
A sail body (3), which can be finished along its edges and corners to create a finished sail (2), includes a number of sail sections(46) joined along their edges (47). Each sail section includes a...
6230641 Process for producing a convex sail or a tensile structure  
A process for modelling a sail with a sandwich configuration and a three-dimensional convex shape, wherein the "mould" is formed by a semirigid film material which has a shape identical to that of...
6112689 Sail body and method for making  
A sail body (3) includes first and second skin layers (40, 42), each skin layer having an outer film (22) at an outer side (34) and reinforcement elements (28, 30) at an inner side (36). The skin...
5556677 Composite shaft structure and manufacture  
The invention provides improvements to a composite member that has a plurality of plies. The improved composite member has (1) an interior ply which functions to dampen or resist sudden forces...
RE35081 Composite structural member with high bending strength  
A composite member (10) features a unique ply geometry which contributes to improved bending strength. The composite is constructed of a plurality of plies, each comprising a fiber component...
5403641 Reinforced sailcloth  
A reinforced laminated cloth is provided comprising outer layers of material having sandwiched therebetween a layer of reinforcing material, the layer of reinforcing material preferably comprising...
5355820 Machines for making laminate suitable for stress bearing materials such as sails  
A method for thread laying and a thread laying machine; thread laying has been achieved by a machine that has a vacuum table and above it a gantry with a thread dispensing device on a shuttle...
5352311 Method of manufacturing a composite sail batten  
A sail batten formed of a fiber reinforced composite material extended longitudinally and varying in transverse cross sectional from an ellipse at one end to a flattened ellipse at the other end. A...
5333568 Material for the fabrication of sails  
An improved reinforced laminate for use in sails or other flexible sheet or membrane applications utilizes a pull-truded thin lightweight reinforcing sheet of unidirectional extruded monofilaments...
5304414 Non-laminated woven sailcloth  
The warp and weft yarns are woven either conventionally, one over the other, or with certain reinforcing yarns being woven over several yarns. The majority of the warp and weft yarns have a tensile...
5178086 High performance sail construction  
High performance sail craft operate in high apparent wind velocities which induce high aerodynamic loads into the said surface. This invention provides a light weight sail construction that resists...
5172647 Tape reinforced monofilm sail  
A high performance sail for racing and cruising sailboats, sailboards, iceboats and sailing land craft comprising of one, two or a plurality of panels seamed by double faced adhesive tape, with...
5161479 Laminated sail fabric  
Liquid crystal polymer films are laminated to a textile substrate in a specific fashion to produce a fabric especially useful for sail panels.
5097784 Sail of one piece three dimensional laminated fabric having uninterrupted load bearing yarns  
A one piece sail is made on a mold and includes an outer impervious layer, such as film, and an inner layer of continuous and uninterrupted yarns disposed in continuous trajectories from one edge...
5061553 Coextruded sail  
A sail material and method of manufacture of such sail material, the sail material being made of a plurality of polymers coextruded in coextensive layers (12, 14, 16, 18, 20), each of a dissimilar...
5038700 Novel sail construction and sails made accordingly  
An improved sail of thread and polymer film construction including for panels and at corners of sail foam layers; novel batten pocket construction includes foam-film combinations.
5001003 Laminated sailcloth with scrim  
A laminated sail cloth includes a central layer of spaced intersecting scrim yarns which intersect at acute angles in such a matter to reinforce the fabric along the fill and bias directions of the...
4831953 Structural sails  
A sail wherein the loads thereon in use are carried predominantly by structural members properly disposed within the sail.
4708080 Composite thread line sails  
Sails made with threads running in the direction of principal stresses in a laminate made of the threads laminated to a film material, such as Mylar.
4702190 Structural sail with grid members  
An improved structural sail with grid members appropriately positioned to resist aerodynamic loads.
4679519 Laminated cloth construction  
Flexible laminates and methods for their preparation are disclosed. The laminates comprise co-extensive layers bonded together at their interfaces by a synthetic resin adhesive. One outer layer...
4677010 Nautical high visibility device  
A detection device comprising cooperating retro-reflective and fluorescent members are disposed on a self-adhesive incorporating a conductive metal radar reflecting layer. Nautical application to...
4624205 Method of stress distribution in a sail, a sail embodying the same and sail construction  
A sail and a method for constructing a sail or any pliable lifting surface where the lift for or the motive power therefor is wind.
4499842 Sail cloth and sail made therefrom  
A sail cloth is provided from a woven substrate which contains two or more warp yarns that are intersected by fill yarns in a regular or repeating pattern. In constructing the sail, the cloth is...
4444822 Sailcloth  
A sailcloth comprising a laminate of a continuous sheet of synthetic resin bonded to an unwoven, warp knit scrim and, optionally, coated on the exposed side of the warp knit scrim with a synthetic...
3903826 Stretch resistant sail web  
A sail web is provided having a plurality of layers of material, each layer of material being stretch resistant along at least one axis and having threads aligned along the axis which are...
3397670 Water craft  
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