US 11,655,397 B1
Methods of assembling apparel products having cycloalkene adhesives
Caglar Remzi Becer, Rugby (GB); Daniel John Mackinnon, Great Yeldham (GB); and Yongqiang Li, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Assigned to CreateMe Technologies LLC, New York, NY (US)
Filed by CreateMe Technologies LLC, New York, NY (US)
Filed on Jun. 30, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/810,194.
Int. Cl. A41H 43/04 (2006.01); C09J 11/04 (2006.01); C09J 133/10 (2006.01); C09J 5/06 (2006.01); C08K 3/22 (2006.01); C08K 3/28 (2006.01); C08K 3/11 (2018.01)
CPC C09J 11/04 (2013.01) [A41H 43/04 (2013.01); C09J 5/06 (2013.01); C09J 133/10 (2013.01); C08K 3/11 (2018.01); C08K 3/28 (2013.01); C08K 2003/2227 (2013.01); C08K 2003/2248 (2013.01); C08K 2003/2272 (2013.01); C08K 2003/2275 (2013.01); C08K 2003/2286 (2013.01); C08K 2003/2289 (2013.01); C08K 2003/2293 (2013.01); C08K 2201/002 (2013.01); C08K 2201/003 (2013.01); C08K 2201/01 (2013.01); C09J 2203/358 (2020.08); C09J 2301/304 (2020.08); C09J 2301/408 (2020.08); C09J 2301/416 (2020.08)] 12 Claims
 
1. A method of assembling an apparel product, comprising:
applying a composition to a portion of a major component of the apparel product or a portion of a minor component of the apparel product;
coupling the portion of the minor component with the portion of the major component via the composition, the major component forming a base portion of the apparel product and configured to be supported and worn at least partially over a portion of a wearer, and the minor component forming a secondary portion configured to be coupled to the major component with an adhesive, the major component and/or minor component comprising recyclable material; and
converting the composition to the adhesive to form the apparel product, the adhesive comprising a material having a cycloalkene bond, wherein the composition further comprises about 70 wt. % to about 85 wt. % 2-ethylhexyl methacrylate (EHMA) and about 3 wt. % to about 15 wt. % ethyl methacrylate (EMA).