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OrthoLite Cirql™ Patents

OrthoLite Cirql™ products and methods of manufacture are covered by US Patents 11,155,009; 11,413,799; 10,843,429; 11,465,377. Additional US and international patents are pending.

Cirql™ Recycle

Cirql™ Recycle Patents

• Recyclable flexible foam made by supercritical foaming recycled/post-consumer plastic
• US Patents granted with a continuation pending
• Covered by: US Patent No. 10,843,429; US Patent No. 11,465,377; Patents Pending in AU, BR, CN, EP, ID, IN, JP, KR, MX, TW, VN

US Patent No. 10,843,429

Method of supercritical foaming a monomer derived from depolymerized post-consumer plastic and recycling the flexible foam

US Patent No. 11,465,377

Method of supercritical foaming a monomer derived from depolymerized post-consumer or post-industrial plastic

Continuation

Recyclable shoe-insole comprised of a recyclable foam layer including a non crosslinked thermoplastic polymer derived from a recycled feedstock and a fabric layer coupled to the recyclable foam layer

Cirql™ Biodegradable

Cirql™ Bio patents

• Biodegradable flexible foam made by supercritical foaming a biopolymer
• US Patents granted with a continuation pending
• Covered by: US Patent No. 11,413,799; US Patent No. 11,155,009; Patents Pending in AU, BR, CN, EP, JP, VN

US Patent No. 11,413,799

Method of supercritical foaming a biodegradable thermoplastic masterbatch, where the masterbatch does not include ethylene vinyl acetate and where the flexible foam is non-crosslinked

US Patent No. 11,155,009

Method of supercritical foaming a biopolymer masterbatch including one or more of polylactide acid (PLA), polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), cellulose acetate (CA), starch, and a petroleum-derived thermoplastic, using a twin screw extruder

Continuation

Method of supercritical foaming a biodegradable thermoplastic polymers to form a flexible foam having a density in a range of about 2lbs/ft3 to about 10lbs/ft3. masterbatch, where the masterbatch does not include ethylene vinyl acetate and where the flexible foam is non-crosslinked

Anticipated Patent Coverage

Patents are pending globally on Future/Next Gen Cirql™ products including but not limited to:
• Use of additional biopolymers and recycled plastics
• Extrusion improvements
• Injection molding improvements
• Extruded leather-like material