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fiEST AVAlLABLE COPY DEFENSIVE UBLICATION T654, on
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE Published at the request of the applicant or owner in accordance with the Notice of Apr. 11, 1968, S49 0.G. 1221. Identification is by serial number of the application and the heading indicates the number of pages of specification. including claims, and of sheets of drawing contained in the application as originally filed. The tile of this application ls; available to the public for inspection; reproduction may be purchased for 30 cents pcr'sheet.
Applications published under the Defensive Publication Program have not been examined as to the merits of alleged invention. The Patent Otllcc makes no assertion as to the novelty of the disclosed subject matter.
PUBLISHED NOVEMBER '26, 1968 617.897 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING SHAPED ARTICLES FROM A CONTINU- OUSLY MOVING BODY OF THERMOPLAS- TIC MATERIAL Charles J. Viliier and Charles G. Chandler, both Tennessee Eastman Company, P.0. Box 511, Kingsport. Tenn. 37662 Filed Feb. 23, 1967. Published Nov. 26, 1968 Class 264-151 2 Sheets Drawings. 13 Pages Specification A method for forming shaped articles by passing a heatsofterzcd body of thermoplastic material, either drawn or undrawn between matching die or mold halves which are moving in the direction and at the speed of the thermoplastic body, forcing the mold or die halves into forming relationship, cooling the formed article, separating 'the matched die halves, and removing the formed article. The apparatus used to accomplish the method includes die mountings which cause or permit the die halves to move vertically into forming relationship and horizontally at the speed of the heat-softened body of thermoplastic material. The die halves are brought together either by hydraulic pressure applying means or by guides located along their path of movement.
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