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Stephen Todd Cox, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Paul Jay Kennedy, Guy Fostine Massie Jr, Freddie Wayne Williams: High pressure laminates made with paper containing cellulose acetate. Eastman Chemical Company, Cheryl J Tubach, Harry J Gwinnell, June 16, 1998: US05766752 (23 worldwide citation)

A high pressure laminate is made of several layers of paper, including from bottom to top core sheets, a decor sheet and an overlay sheet. The core sheets are either composed of cellulose fibers or composed of 30 to 90 weight percent cellulose acetate fibers and 70 to 10 weight percent cellulose fib ...


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Stephen Todd Cox, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Paul Jay Kennedy, Guy Fostine Massie Jr, Freddie Wayne Williams: High pressure laminates made with paper containing cellulose acetate. Eastman Chemical Company, Cheryl J Tubach, Harry J Gwinnell, July 27, 1999: US05928777 (18 worldwide citation)

A high pressure laminate is made of several layers of paper, including from bottom to top core sheets, a decor sheet and an overlay sheet. The core sheets are either composed of cellulose fibers or composed of 30 to 90 weight percent cellulose acetate fibers and 70 to 10 weight percent cellulose fib ...


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James John Krutak Sr, Thomas Vernon McCray, Edwin Taylor Boyd, Fred Dewey Barlow Jr, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Lee Reynolds Partin: Method for making cellulose esters incorporating near-infrared fluorophores. Eastman Chemical Company, Bernard J Graves, Harry J Gwinnell, March 14, 2000: US06036885 (17 worldwide citation)

A cellulosic ester has associated with the ester at least one near infrared fluorophore. A method for incorporating the near infred fluorophore into the cellulosic ester is also provided. In the method, the near infrared fluorophore is dissolved in a strong acid and precipitated to form an acid past ...


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Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Daniel William Klosiewicz, Melvin Glenn Mitchell: Nonwovens produced from multicomponent fibers. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, August 20, 2013: US08513147 (16 worldwide citation)

A water non-dispersible polymer microfiber is provided comprising at least one water non-dispersible polymer wherein the water non-dispersible polymer microfiber has an equivalent diameter of less than 5 microns and length of less than 25 millimeters. A process for producing water non-dispersible po ...


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Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Daniel William Klosiewicz: Nonwovens produced from multicomponent fibers. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, May 15, 2012: US08178199 (12 worldwide citation)

A water non-dispersible polymer microfiber is provided comprising at least one water non-dispersible polymer wherein the water non-dispersible polymer microfiber has an equivalent diameter of less than 5 microns and length of less than 25 millimeters. A process for producing water non-dispersible po ...


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Melvin Glenn Mitchell, William Henry Kirk, Charles Kelly Crosswhite, Paul Jay Kennedy: Multiply paper comprising a mixture of cellulose fibers and cellulose ester fibers having imparted softening properties and a method of making the same. Eastman Chemical Company, Charles R Martin, Harry J Gwinnell, January 4, 2000: US06010595 (12 worldwide citation)

A multiply paper structure having at least one ply containing a mixture of cellulose ester fibers and cellulose fibers, having improved softening properties, readily moldable at moderate temperatures, printable with ordinary inks, and having adequate stiffness for applications requiring a desired st ...


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Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Daniel William Klosiewicz, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Marvin Lynn Mitchell: Sulfopolyesters for paper strength and process. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, Tammye L Taylor, August 20, 2013: US08512519 (11 worldwide citation)

Sulfopolyester thermoplastic resins provide advantages in papermaking processes and in paper products including paperboard. Improvements in wet strength and dry strength of paper products are achieved by addition of sulfopolyester thermoplastic resins and cationic strength additives during the paper ...


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Stephen Todd Cox, Robert Lee Bradley Jr, Paul Jay Kennedy, Guy Fostine Massie Jr, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Freddie Wayne Williams: Plasticized sheets, laminates made from such sheets, and process for preparing such laminates. Eastman Chemical Company, Charles R Martin, Harry J Gwinnell, July 13, 1999: US05922451 (5 worldwide citation)

A decorative paper sheet for use in preparing a decorative laminate is made up of a matrix containing from about 15 to about 60 weight percent of cellulose and from about 40 to about 85 weight percent of cellulose acetate. The sheet also contains a plasticizer for the cellulose acetate in an amount ...


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Anthony Edward Moore, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Monroe William Shumate, Edward Albert Bright, James W Stacy: Facing and faced insulation products. Johns Manville, Robert D Touslee, July 6, 2010: US07749923 (5 worldwide citation)

A facing laminate for insulation products includes: a foil or metallized polymeric film sheet layer forming an inner layer of the laminate that is adapted be bonded directly to a surface of an insulation product; a paper composite sheet layer, which may include synthetic and/or inorganic fibers, for ...


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Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Melvin Glenn Mitchell, Daniel William Klosiewicz, Mark Dwight Clark, Chris Delbert Anderson, Marvin Lynn Mitchell, Paula Hines Mitchell, Amber Layne Wolfe: Wet-Laid process to produce a bound nonwoven article. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, March 1, 2016: US09273417 (3 worldwide citation)

A versatile binder comprising at least one or more sulfopolyesters is provided. These sulfopolyester binders can enhance the dry tensile strength, wet tensile strength, tear force, and burst strength of the nonwoven articles in which they are incorporated. Additionally, the water permeability of the ...