Patent Number: 8,822,024

Title: Method of producing a self-healing membrane

Abstract: The invention relates to a membrane that heals on its own after being damaged mechanically as well as a method for producing said membrane which is used for pneumatic structures featuring an internal operating pressure of 10 mbar to 500 mbar. The inventive membrane is provided with a plastic layer on the pressure side, said plastic layer being interspersed with blisters that have a diameter ranging from 10.mu. to 200.mu..

Inventors: Luchsinger; Rolf (Uster, CH), Speck; Thomas (Schallstadt, DE), Speck; Olga (Schallstadt, DE)

Assignee: Prospective Concepts AG

International Classification: B32B 3/00 (20060101); B29C 73/18 (20060101); B29C 73/22 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018