Patent Number: 6,251,493

Title: Vibration and shock attenuating articles and method of attenuating vibrations and shocks therewith

Abstract: The present invention relates to a vibration attenuating article that has a non-tacky film covering enclosing all or a significant portion of the surface of a vibration attenuating material, wherein at least a portion of the vibration attenuating surface covered by the film covering is a three dimensional surface. A layer of adhesive must be present on at least a portion of the exterior film covering when all of the vibration attenuating material is covered by the exterior film covering.

Inventors: Johnson; Gordon G. (Lake Elmo, MN), Landin; Donald T. (Eagan, MN), Jung; Michael A. (Inver Grove Heights, MN), McCutcheon; Jeffrey W. (Eagan, MN)

Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company

International Classification: F16F 1/37 (20060101); F16F 1/36 (20060101); F16F 1/44 (20060101); F16F 7/10 (20060101); F16F 7/108 (20060101); F16F 3/093 (20060101); F16F 9/00 (20060101); F16F 9/30 (20060101); F16F 3/00 (20060101); B32B 033/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018