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Robert S Kody, Mario A Perez, Thomas P Klun, Paul D Graham, Christopher K Haas, Ravi K Sura, Diane R Wolk, Julie S Prudich, Larry R Krepski, Terry R Hobbs, John M Sebastian, Paul DeRoussel: Microfibrillated articles comprising hydrophillic component. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Kent S Kokko, February 17, 2004: US06692823 (22 worldwide citation)

Described are hydrophilic fibrillated articles that include melt-processable polymer and hydrophilic component such as hydrophilic surfactant or hydrophilic polymer, as well as methods of preparing such articles.


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Robert S Kody, Mario A Perez, John W Longabach, Kimberley D Klepzig, John M Sebastian, Terry R Hobbs, Matthew J Michel, Timothy J Lindquist, Ravi K Sura: Microfiber articles from multi-layer substrates. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Kent S Kokko, December 20, 2005: US06977113 (21 worldwide citation)

Microfiber articles and methods and intermediates for their production, the microfiber articles being preferably produced from co-extruded multi-layer films, and the articles having a multi-layer construction that allows selection of the different layers to have different properties.


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John M Sebastian, Marvin E Jones, Fuming B Li, Shih Hung Chou, Nathan E Schultz, Justin L Keough, Rahul R Shah, Daniel A Japuntich: Method of making electret articles based on zeta potential. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Karl G Hanson, August 3, 2010: US07765698 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of making an electret article, from a polymeric article that has a zeta potential of greater than or less than −7.5 millivolts. The article is charged by contacting it with an aqueous liquid that has a pH and conductivity as follows: (i) if the article has a zeta potential of −7.5 mV or les ...


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John M Sebastian, Jeffrey O Ernslander, Mario A Perez, Terry R Hobbs, Robert S Kody, Caroline M Ylitalo, Robert D Taylor, Oh Sang Woo: Receptor medium having a microfibrillated surface. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Kent S Kokko, June 22, 2004: US06753080 (8 worldwide citation)

A receptor medium with an oriented film having at least one microfibrillated surface is described. The receptor medium can receive jettable materials, which include inks, adhesives, particulate dispersions, electrically, thermally or magnetically modifiable materials, biological fluids, chemical rea ...


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John M Sebastian, Robert D Taylor, Mary R Boone, Robert S Kody, Stephen P Polski: Biaxially-oriented ink receptive medium. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Kent S Kokko, September 14, 2004: US06790491 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an image receptor medium which comprises a biaxially oriented, melt-processed image receptive film comprising a) an immiscible blend of at least one semicrystalline polymer component and at least one ink absorptive polymer component and b) at least one inorganic filler. The im ...


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Fuming B Li, Feng Bai, John M Sebastian, Marvin E Jones: Electret webs with charge-enhancing additives. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jeffrey M Olofson, December 24, 2013: US08613795 (2 worldwide citation)

Electret webs are presented which include a blend of a thermoplastic resin and a charge-enhancing additive. The charge-enhancing additives include N-substituted amino carbocyclic aromatic materials. The webs prepared from the blends may be in the form of films or non-woven fibrous webs. Non-woven mi ...


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John M Sebastian, Fuming B Li, Marvin E Jones, Luke T Dressel, Daniel A Japuntich: Electret webs with charge-enhancing additives. 3M Innovative Properties Comany, Jeffrey M Olotson, September 10, 2013: US08529671 (2 worldwide citation)

Electret webs are presented which include a blend of a thermoplastic resin and a charge additive. The charge additives include ester-substituted and amide-substituted trianilino triazine materials. The webs prepared from the blends may be in the form of films or non-woven fibrous webs. Non-woven mic ...


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Fuming B Li, John M Sebastian, Marvin E Jones, Daniel A Japuntich: Electret webs with charge-enhancing additives. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jeffrey M Olofson, July 29, 2014: US08790449 (2 worldwide citation)

Electret webs are presented which include a blend of a thermoplastic resin and a charge-enhancing additive. The charge-enhancing additives include a heterocyclic imide material which is free of fluorinated groups. The webs prepared from the blends may be in the form of films or non-woven fibrous web ...


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John M Sebastian, Robert D Taylor, Mary R Boone, Robert S Kody, Stephen P Polski: Biaxially oriented ink receptive medium. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Kent S Kokko, February 27, 2007: US07182455 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an image receptor medium which includes a biaxially oriented, melt-processed image receptive film comprising a) an immiscible blend of at least one semicrystalline polymer component and at least one ink absorptive polymer component and b) at least one inorganic filler. The ima ...


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Fuming B Li, John M Sebastian, Marvin E Jones, John M Brandner, David A Olson, Justin L Keough: Processing aids for olefinic webs, including electret webs. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jeffrey M Olofson, March 15, 2016: US09284669

Methods of preparing polymeric webs include hot melt blending of thermoplastic resins and processing aids. The process aids include hindered amine N-substituted succinimide oligomers. The webs prepared from the blends may be in the form of films or non-woven fibrous webs. Non-woven microfiber webs a ...