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Todd J Christianson: Coated abrasive article, method for preparing the same, and method of using a coated abrasive article to abrade a hard workpiece. Minnesota Mining and Manfacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, November 2, 1999: US05975988 (157 worldwide citation)

A coated abrasive having a backing and an abrasive layer coated on the first major of the backing, wherein a cross-section of the abrasive layer normal to the thickness and at a center point of the thickness has a total cross-sectional area of abrasive agglomerates which is substantially the same as ...


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Todd J Christianson, David D Nguyen, Robert G Visser: Abrasive article for providing a clear surface finish on glass. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, June 8, 1999: US05910471 (35 worldwide citation)

An abrasive article is provided which comprises a backing; and at least one three-dimensional abrasive coating comprising diamond particles dispersed within a binder bonded to a surface of the backing, the binder comprising a cured binder precursor including a urethane acrylate oligomer. The abrasiv ...


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Jeffrey L Berger, Gary M Fariss: Nonwoven surface finishing articles reinforced with a polymer backing layer and method of making same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, January 12, 1999: US05858140 (27 worldwide citation)

Abrasive and polishing belts and discs suitable for offhand and automated article finishing comprising a lofty, nonwoven abrasive web optionally needled to a woven fabric and a polymeric layer coated on the woven fabric opposite the nonwoven layer or if no woven fabric, coated on the nonwoven layer.


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Todd J Christianson, David D Nguyen, Robert G Visser: Method for providing a clear surface finish on glass. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, Paul W Busse, March 30, 1999: US05888119 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for polishing a glass workpiece is provided that includes contacting the glass workpiece having an initial Ra with an abrasive article comprising a three-dimensional abrasive coating bonded to a backing, applying a liquid at an interface between the glass workpiece and the abrasive article; ...


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Robert J De Voe, Gregg D Dahlke, Kimberly K Harmon, Craig A Masmar: Surface treated backings for coated abrasive articles. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, January 26, 1999: US05863847 (17 worldwide citation)

A coated article comprising a backing and a binder is disclosed. The binder precursor is an energy-curable melt-processable resin containing an epoxy resin, a polyester component, a polyfunctional acrylate component, and a curing agent for crosslinking the epoxy resin. The binder precursor is cured ...


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Douglas A Hanggi, Gaddam N Badu, Terry L Davis: Adsorption medium and method of preparing same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, March 2, 1999: US05876595 (13 worldwide citation)

An adsorption medium that includes a finely divided substrate provided on at least a portion of its surface with the polymerization product of a silane that includes (a) two or three olefinic groups having the formula --(CH.sub.2).sub.m CH.dbd.CH.sub.2, where m is between 0 and 3, inclusive, and (b) ...


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William L Stoetzel: Durable abrasive articles with thick abrasive coatings. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, Paul W Busse, July 27, 1999: US05928394 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an abrasive article containing an abrasive coating having more than one abrasive composite layer, wherein each abrasive composite layer has undergone at least one curing process. The abrasive article of the present invention has enhanced durability as a result of the ...


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William L Stoetzel, Scott R Culler: Radiation curable abrasive article with tie coat and method. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, January 5, 1999: US05855632 (11 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing an abrasive article, and the article produced therefrom is provided. The method includes the steps of: providing a backing having a first major surface; coating the first major surface of the backing with a tie coat precursor, wherein the tie coat precursor comprises a first ra ...


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Robert J DeVoe, Gregg D Dahlke, Kimberly K Harmon, Craig A Masmar: Coated abrasive article and method of making same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, Paul W Busse, July 13, 1999: US05922784 (8 worldwide citation)

A coated abrasive article comprises a backing, a first binder (i.e., a make coat) on the backing, and a plurality of abrasive particles in the first binder. The first binder precursor is an energy-curable melt-processable resin containing an epoxy resin, a polyester component, a polyfunctional acryl ...


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Phillip M Winter: Portable apparatus for removing heat softenable surface coverings. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory J Feulner, Paul W Busse, March 9, 1999: US05879504 (6 worldwide citation)

A soft elastomeric disc for removal of polymeric compositions from an underlying substrate. The disc is useful for removing decorative decals, stripes, graphics, emblems, protective moldings, paint and adhesive and is made from a filled elastomeric composition. The elastomeric composition is filled ...