|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||156/256 ; 256/278 ; 256/510 ; 297/452.61 ; 297/452.62 ; 297/452.38|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 17|
A method for manufacturing automotive seat assemblies using fabrics with pre-bonded adhesives. Adhesives are pre-bonded to the back surface of fabric material using a variety of processes. The fabric with pre-bonded adhesive is then cut into pieces, which may be joined with other pieces, to form a trim cover assembly. Heat is then applied to activate the adhesive and attach the trim cover assembly to a cushion pad to manufacture a complete automotive seat assembly. The invention methodology allows the use of shorter bonding cycle times to achieve a suita...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A method for manufacturing automotive seat assemblies including a cushion pad and a trim cover assembly made from fabric with a front surface and a back surface, the method comprising the steps of:pre-bonding heat-activatable adhesive to said back surface of said fabric to produce fabric with pre-bonded adhesive;cutting said fabric with pre-bonded adhesive to produce a first piece of fabric with pre-bonded adhesive;joining said first piece of fabric with pre-bonded adhesive to a second piece of fabric which is free of adhesive...