04859561 is referenced by 20 patents and cites 18 patents.

A developer sheet useful in forming reproductions which have a controllable gloss finish or in forming transparencies comprising a support having a layer of a finely divided, thermoplastic, developer material on the surface thereof, said developer material being capable of reacting with a color precursor to produce a visible image and being capable of coalescing into a thin film which imparts gloss to said image upon application of heat and/or pressure.

The developer sheet comprising a support having a layer of a finely divided thermoplastic developer material on the surface thereof can additionally comprise oil-containing microcapsules such that upon microcapsule rupture, the oil plasticizes the developer material.

Title
Developer sheet useful in providing transparencies or reproductions having a controlled gloss finish
Application Number
905727
Publication Number
4859561
Application Date
July 14, 1987
Publication Date
August 22, 1989
Inventor
James Dowler
Franklin
OH, US
Edward J Saccocio
Columbus
OH, US
D Scott Proehl
Miamisburg
OH, US
Paul C Adair
Springboro
OH, US
Joseph G O Connor
Springboro
OH, US
Carl McCrary
West Carrollton
OH, US
George D Metz
Mayfield Heights
OH, US
Agent
Smith & Schnacke
Assignee
The Mead Corporation
OH, US
IPC
B41M 5/22
B41M 5/16
G03C 1/72
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