US 9,809,007 B2
Composite weldable panel with embedded devices
Habib J. Dagher, Veazie, ME (US); Eric D. Cassidy, Easton, ME (US); Anthony M. Viselli, Bangor, ME (US); and Bruce Segee, Old Town, ME (US)
Assigned to University of Maine System Board of Trustees, Bangor, ME (US)
Filed by University of Maine System Board of Trustees, Bangor, ME (US)
Filed on Jul. 14, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/209,824.
Application 15/209,824 is a division of application No. 14/484,999, filed on Sep. 12, 2014, granted, now 9,396,635, issued on Jul. 19, 2016.
Application 14/484,999 is a division of application No. 11/866,655, filed on Oct. 3, 2007, granted, now 8,865,285, issued on Oct. 21, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/872,956, filed on Dec. 4, 2006.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/850,300, filed on Oct. 6, 2006.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/927,233, filed on May 2, 2007.
Prior Publication US 2017/0043559 A1, Feb. 16, 2017
Int. Cl. B32B 21/08 (2006.01); B65D 90/02 (2006.01); B65D 90/08 (2006.01); B65D 88/12 (2006.01); B65D 90/48 (2006.01); G01M 11/00 (2006.01); G01R 31/02 (2006.01); G08B 13/26 (2006.01); B32B 3/06 (2006.01); G01D 5/16 (2006.01)
CPC B32B 21/08 (2013.01) [B32B 3/06 (2013.01); B65D 88/12 (2013.01); B65D 90/02 (2013.01); B65D 90/022 (2013.01); B65D 90/023 (2013.01); B65D 90/08 (2013.01); B65D 90/48 (2013.01); G01D 5/16 (2013.01); G01M 11/332 (2013.01); G01R 31/021 (2013.01); G01R 31/025 (2013.01); G08B 13/26 (2013.01); B32B 2262/101 (2013.01); B32B 2439/40 (2013.01); B65D 2101/00 (2013.01); Y10T 428/16 (2015.01); Y10T 428/161 (2015.01); Y10T 428/18 (2015.01); Y10T 428/183 (2015.01); Y10T 428/187 (2015.01); Y10T 428/24995 (2015.04)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A hybrid composite panel suitable for forming a container, the panel comprising:
a wood layer; and
a fiber-reinforced polymer composite layer having a sensor system embedded therein;
wherein the sensor system includes an array of electrical conductors arranged in a serpentine configuration; and
wherein the serpentine configuration includes at least one resistive bypass path interconnecting two points along the serpentine configuration.