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John C Morris, Joseph S Zannucci: Stabilized polyester compositions suitable for outdoor applications. Eastman Kodak Company, Gary C Bailey, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, June 25, 1985: US04525504 (93 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are stabilized polyester compositions having significantly improved weatherability, said polyesters consisting of homopolyesters derived from a dicarboxylic acid component wherein at least a major portion of which is 1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid (or ester) having a trans isomer content ...


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George J O Neill, James G Pacifici: Radiation crosslinkable polyester and polyesteramide compositions containing sulfonate groups in the form of a metallic salt and unsaturated groups. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, February 14, 1978: US04073777 (92 worldwide citation)

Radiation crosslinkable, water-dispersable polyesters and polyesteramides derived from monomer components which include dicarboxylic acids, poly(ethylene glycol), monomer components substituted with a sulfonate metal salt group and .alpha.,.beta.-unsaturated acids. A typical polyester is composed of ...


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Richard L McConnell, Doyle A Weemes, Frederick B Joyner: Poly(higher-1-olefin-co-propylene) copolymers as hot-melt, pressure-sensitive adhesives. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, May 4, 1976: US03954697 (63 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to single component, hot-melt, pressure-sensitive adhesives based on propylene/higher 1-olefin copolymers containing 40-60 mole % of the higher 1-olefin. Suitable comonomers include 1-hexene through 1-decene. These new adhesives can be readily applied to substrates such as tap ...


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Max F Meyer Jr, Richard L McConnell, Frederick B Joyner: Hot-melt adhesvies for bonding polyethylene. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, December 11, 1979: US04178272 (62 worldwide citation)

The hot-melt adhesives of the present invention comprise a blend of poly(propylene-co-higher 1-olefin), tackifying resin and crystalline propylene containing polymer. These hot-melt adhesive compositions have a novel combination of properties including strong T-peel and lap shear bonds to both low- ...


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Darryl A Godfrey: Polyethylene containing hot melt adhesives. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, March 27, 1979: US04146521 (57 worldwide citation)

The hot melt adhesives of the present invention comprise a blend of at least one polyethylene resin, an ethylene/lower alkyl acrylate copolymer, a tackifying resin, and a high density, low viscosity, polyethylene wax having a molecular weight of about 1000. This hot melt adhesive has a novel combina ...


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Willis C Wooten, Joseph S Zannucci: Deactivation of polyester catalyst residues. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, August 30, 1983: US04401804 (56 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for deactivation of catalyst residues in polyester compositions. The polyester compositions are provided by polymerizing diols and diacids, or mixtures of such diols and diacids, to form polyester compositions. The polymerization is carried out in the presence of a polymerizati ...


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Judy E Kiefer, William V Phillips, Thomas E Woodruff: Process for the purification of terephthalic acid. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, David E Cotey, J Frederick Thomsen, August 12, 1986: US04605763 (55 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an improved process for the purification of crude terephthalic acid which has been produced by the oxidation of para-xylene. The process comprises contacting the crude terephthalic acid with oxygen-containing gas at a temperature of about 190.degree. to 230.degree. C. ...


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Ray Edwards: Polyethylene extrusion coating compositions. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, November 16, 1982: US04359553 (49 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to novel low density polyethylene containing blends useful as extrusion coating compositions which provide coatings having good coatability and a broad heat seal range. These coated substrates then can be used in fabricating bags and other packaging applications. These coating ...


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Ray Edwards: High flow rate polyolefin extrusion coating compositions. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, March 29, 1983: US04378451 (48 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to novel blends containing degraded crystalline polypropylene or propylene containing copolymer useful as extrusion coating compositions which provide coatings having good coatability and good heat sealability. These coated substrates then can be used in fabricating bags and o ...


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Jimmy R Trotter, Frederick B Joyner, Richard L McConnell: Blends of substantially amorphous olefin copolymers, compatible tackifying resins and plasticizing oils useful as hot melt, pressure-sensitive adhesives. Eastman Kodak Company, Clyde L Tootle, Daniel B Reece III, July 1, 1980: US04210570 (47 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to blends of plasticizing oils and compatible tackifiers with substantially amorphous or semicrystalline olefin copolymers containing at least one C.sub.3 to C.sub.5 linear .alpha.-olefin and 15 to 60 mole percent of at least one C.sub.6 to C.sub.10 linear .alpha.-olefin which ...