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Joaquin Delgado, Roger W Leinen, Spencer F Silver: Pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising hollow tacky microspheres and macromonomer-containing binder copolymer. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, D M Sell, D P Neaveill, February 19, 1991: US04994322 (92 worldwide citation)

A repositionable pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising from about 70% to about 99% hollow, polymeric, acrylate, inherently tacky, infusible, solvent-insoluble, solvent-dispersible, elastomeric microspheres comprising at least one alkyl acrylate or alkyl methacrylate ester, a majority of the microsp ...


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Joaquin Delgado, Richard J Goetz, Spencer F Silver, Donald H Lucast: Low trauma wound dressing with improved moisture vapor permeability. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Michael S Sherrill, March 25, 1997: US05614310 (64 worldwide citation)

We have discovered a low trauma wound dressing including a moisture-vapor permeable backing and a contiguous particulate adhesive layer comprised of tacky, substantially solvent-insoluble, solvent-dispersible, acrylate-based, elastomeric, pressure-sensitive adhesive microspheres.


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Robert J Oliveira, Spencer F Silver: Immunoassay for antigens. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Carolyn A Bates, December 30, 1980: US04242096 (58 worldwide citation)

An improved indirect assay and article for determining an antigen in a liquid sample. The assay utilizes a piezoelectric oscillator which has been coated with the antigen or a protein mixture containing the antigen being determined. The antigen-coated oscillator is contacted with the liquid sample a ...


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Joaquin Delgado, Spencer F Silver: Thermomorphic "smart" pressure sensitive adhesives. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, March 30, 1999: US05889118 (44 worldwide citation)

A thermomorphic pressure sensitive adhesive is provided. The adhesive includes a continuous crystalline polymer component and a discrete crosslinked elastomeric polymer component. The pressure sensitive adhesive has at least one distinct crystalline melting point and is capable of transitioning betw ...


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Felix P Lau, Spencer F Silver: Tackified star block copolymer pressure-sensitive adhesive composition and the sheet materials coated therewith. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Richard Francis, October 25, 1988: US04780367 (44 worldwide citation)

Adhesive compositions comprising tackified star block copolymer having at least 12 block copolymer arms are provided. Sheet materials coated with the adhesive composition are also provided.


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Joaquin Delgado, Richard J Goetz, Spencer F Silver, Donald H Lucast: Low trauma wound dressing with improved moisture vapor permeability. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Carolyn V Peters, June 1, 1999: US05908693 (35 worldwide citation)

We have discovered a low trauma wound dressing including a moisture-vapor permeable backing and a contiguous particulate adhesive layer comprised of tacky, substantially solvent-insoluble, solvent-dispersible, acrylate-based, elastomeric, pressure-sensitive adhesive microspheres.


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Joaquin Delgado, Spencer F Silver, Margaret M Sheridan: Interpenetrating pressure-sensitive adhesive polymer networks. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Robert W Sprague, November 30, 1993: US05266402 (32 worldwide citation)

A pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising an acrylate matrix, and swellable, infusible, insoluble, elastomeric acrylate microspheres, each of the microspheres having discrete boundaries, the microspheres and the matrix forming an interpenetrating polymer network within the boundaries of the microsphe ...


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Michael R Kesti, James E Garbe, Joaquin Delgado, Spencer F Silver, Richard J Goetz: Composite pressure sensitive adhesive microspheres. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, Carolyn V Peters, October 20, 1998: US05824748 (30 worldwide citation)

Composite pressure sensitive adhesive microspheres are provided comprising two or more water insoluble polymers that are mixed wholly within the boundaries of polymeric microspheres. The range of monomers and polymers are chosen to tailor the properties of the composite pressure sensitive adhesive m ...


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Joaquin Delgado, Richard J Goetz, Spencer F Silver: Tacky microspheres having pendant hydrophilic polymeric or oligomeric moieties. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Janice L Dowdall, April 16, 1996: US05508313 (27 worldwide citation)

The invention provides inherently tacky, polymeric, organic, solvent-insoluble, solvent dispersible, elastomeric, pressure sensitive adhesive microspheres having pendant hydrophilic polymeric or oligomeric moieties having a degree of polymerization greater than or equal to 2. The microspheres which ...


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Spencer F Silver, Roger W Leinen, Joaquin Delgado: Pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising solid tacky microspheres and macromonomer-containing binder copolymer. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Janice L Dowdall, June 2, 1992: US05118750 (26 worldwide citation)

A repositionable pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising from about 70% to about 99% solid, polymeric, acrylate, inherently tacky, infusible, solvent-insoluble, solvent-dispersible, elastomeric microspheres comprising at least one alkyl acrylate or alkyl methacrylate ester; and at least one polar mon ...