William L Stebbings, Kevin D Landgrebe, Dave J Hastings, Wayne K Dunshee, Albert I Everaerts, Zhiming Zhou, Robert C Bennett: Stretch removable adhesive articles and methods. 3M Innovative Properties Company, July 18, 2006: US07078582 (116 worldwide citation)

Pressure sensitive adhesive articles and methods, particularly stretch removable adhesive articles that are preferably for use in adhering to skin or like delicate surfaces. Preferably, stretch removability of the article occurs as a result of the selection of a stretch removable pressure sensitive ...

Audrey A Sherman, Kurt C Melancon, Walter R Romanko, Mieczyslaw H Mazurek, Albert I Everaerts: Tackified polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymers and a process for making same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Carolyn V Peters, June 18, 2002: US06407195 (113 worldwide citation)

Tackified compositions comprise a curable polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymer which has alternating soft polydiorganosiloxane units and hard diisocyanate residues, the diisocyanate residue being the diisocyanate minus the —NCO groups. The units are connected together by urea linkages ...

DanLi Wang, Peter A Stark, Albert I Everaerts: Pressure sensitive conductive adhesive having hot-melt properties and biomedical electrodes using same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, John A Burtis, May 15, 2001: US06232366 (85 worldwide citation)

A skin-compatible, hot-melt processible, pressure sensitive adhesive is disclosed. A thermo-reversible cross-linking is achieved, permitting advantages in processibility and the reduction of waste.

Junkang Jacob Liu, Charles M Leir, George G I Moore, Audrey A Sherman, Albert I Everaerts, Marie A Boulos: Cure-on-demand, moisture-curable compositions having reactive silane functionality. 3M Innovative Properties Company, March 20, 2001: US06204350 (80 worldwide citation)

Cure-on-demand, moisture-curable compositions of one or more compounds comprising molecules having reactive silane functional groups and an acid generating material are taught herein. The acid generating material releases an acid upon exposure to heat, ultraviolet light, visible light, electron beam ...

Kent E Nielsen, Kai Li, Steven S Kantner, Nancy L Koski, Albert I Everaerts: Ionically conductive adhesives prepared from zwitterionic materials and medical devices using such adhesives. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, John H Hornickel, December 8, 1998: US05846558 (72 worldwide citation)

Ionically conductive adhesives are disclosed. The adhesives are prepared from zwitterionic polymers, preferably prepared from zwitterionic monomers. Medical devices, such as biomedical electrodes, skin coverings, and transdermal delivery devices using such adhesives so prepared are also disclosed.

Audrey A Sherman, Mieczyslaw H Mazurek, Walter R Romanko, Patrick D Hyde, Roy Wong, Albert I Everaerts: Polymer mixtures containing polydiorganosiloxane urea-containing components. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Carolyn V Peters, Jean A Lown, January 25, 2005: US06846893 (53 worldwide citation)

A mixture is provided comprising (a) at least one of an elastomeric thermoplastic, a non-elastomeric thermoplastic, an elastomeric thermoset and mixtures thereof, excluding polydiorganosiloxane fluids and (b) a polymer having soft polydiorganosiloxane units, hard polyisocyanate residue units, option ...

Audrey A Sherman, Richard G Hansen, Wendi J Winkler, Charles M Leir, Mieczyslaw H Mazurek, Karl E Benson, Mark D Purgett, Albert I Everaerts: Adhesive compositions. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Lance L Vietzke, May 13, 2008: US07371464 (53 worldwide citation)

Polydiorganosiloxane polyoxamide, linear, block copolymers and methods of making the copolymers are provided. The method of making the copolymers involves reacting a diamine with a polydiorganosiloxane precursor having oxalylamino groups. The polydioroganosiloxane polyoxamide block copolymers are of ...

Audrey A Sherman, Walter R Romanko, Albert I Everaerts, Charles M Leir, Mieczyslaw H Mazurek, Constance J Nelson: Polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymers and a process for making same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Michael S Sherrill, Carolyn V Peters, August 27, 2002: US06441118 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymers. The copolymers contain soft polydiorganosiloxane units, hard segments that are diisocyanate residues, the polydiorganosiloxane units and diisocyanate residues being connected by urea linkages, and terminal groups tha ...

Albert I Everaerts, Lang N Nguyen: Imagewise printing of adhesives and limited coalescence polymerization method. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Scott R Pribnow, January 21, 2003: US06509128 (43 worldwide citation)

Methods of imagewise printing of adhesives that includes providing a latent adhesive image and then activating the latent adhesive image to form an adhesive image. Methods of preparing latent adhesive toners that involve limited coalescence.

Jeffrey R Janssen, Albert I Everaerts, Donald R O&apos Keefe, William F Sheffield: Graffiti and/or environmental protective article having removable sheets, substrates protected therewith, and a method of use. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Scott R Pribnow, October 8, 2002: US06461709 (43 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an article comprising a transparent stack of sheets that may be applied, for example, to protect substrates such as glass or plastic windows, signage or displays. A topmost sheet can be peeled away after it is damaged to reveal an undamaged sheet below. The invention also r ...