Patent Number: 6,251,214

Title: Decorative composite structures

Abstract: The invention provides a fibre reinforced composite, such as a glass-fibre composite in which one or more layers (4) carry an image or design. The image or is preferably printed onto one or more layers (4) of the composite which are then formed into the article required. By utilising the fibre reinforcement to carry the image or design, it is possible to create articles with complex curved surfaces having an image as part of the structure and without using a foreign layer to carry the image.

Inventors: Ritchie; Bruce John (Balgowlah, AU)

Assignee: Minera Pty Limited

International Classification: B32B 27/04 (20060101); B32B 5/02 (20060101); A61L 015/07 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018