US 11,653,736 B2
Biodegradable hair ornament
Kuo-Yang Hsu, Tainan (TW)
Filed by Kuo-Yang Hsu, Tainan (TW)
Filed on Feb. 6, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/783,459.
Prior Publication US 2021/0244152 A1, Aug. 12, 2021
Int. Cl. A45D 8/20 (2006.01); C08L 67/04 (2006.01); C08L 33/04 (2006.01); C08G 63/183 (2006.01); C08K 3/36 (2006.01); B29C 45/00 (2006.01); C08K 3/26 (2006.01); A45D 8/00 (2006.01); C08L 67/00 (2006.01); A45D 8/36 (2006.01); C08K 3/34 (2006.01); C08L 67/02 (2006.01); C08L 67/03 (2006.01)
CPC A45D 8/20 (2013.01) [B29C 45/0001 (2013.01); C08G 63/183 (2013.01); C08K 3/26 (2013.01); C08K 3/36 (2013.01); C08L 33/04 (2013.01); C08L 67/04 (2013.01); A45D 8/008 (2021.01); A45D 8/36 (2013.01); C08K 3/34 (2013.01); C08K 2003/265 (2013.01); C08L 67/00 (2013.01); C08L 67/02 (2013.01); C08L 67/03 (2013.01); C08L 2201/06 (2013.01); C08L 2205/02 (2013.01)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A biodegradable hair ornament made of a composite material comprising 50-90 wt % of polylactic acid, 5-40 wt % of a toughener, and 5-30 wt % of a nucleating agent, wherein the toughener is selected from the group consisting of polyethylene terephthalate, thermoplastic elastomer ester resin, polyester polyol resin, vinyl ester resin, and combinations thereof, and wherein the nucleating agent is selected from the group consisting of calcium carbonate, talc, silicon dioxide, mica, and combinations thereof,
wherein the biodegradable hair ornament includes two clips which are symmetric and made of the composite material, wherein each of the two clips includes a pressing portion on a top end thereof and a curved clamping portion on a lower portion thereof, wherein the top end of each of the two clips includes an inner side having a pivotal portion, wherein the pivotal portions of the two clips are pivotably connected to each other, and wherein the biodegradable hair ornament further includes an elastic element abutting against the two clips to provide a clamping force to the two clips, and
wherein each of the two clips includes a first portion and a second portion, wherein the first portion essentially includes the pressing portion and the pivotal portion, wherein the second portion essentially includes the curved clamping portion, and wherein the weight percentage of the polylactic acid of the first portion is smaller than the weight percentage of the polylactic acid of the second portion.