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Lawrence M Clemens, Steven S Kantner, Mieczyslaw Mazurek: Polysiloxane-grafted copolymer release coating sheets and adhesive tapes. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Richard Francis, March 1, 1988: US04728571 (193 worldwide citation)

Release coating compositions comprising polysiloxane-grafted copolymer and blends thereof with other polymeric materials on sheet materials and the back side of adhesive tapes are provided. Controlled and predictable release is achieved through variation of the number and the length, e.g., the molec ...


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James E Garbe, Steven S Kantner, Kanta Kumar, Smarajit Mitra: Polysiloxane-grafted copolymer topical binder composition with novel fluorochemical comonomer and method of coating therewith. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, Mark A Litman, November 20, 1990: US04972037 (134 worldwide citation)

A novel composition useful as an adhesive at room temperature (20.degree. C.) and which comprises a copolymer which has both pendant fluorochemical groups and pendant polysiloxane grafts. Also disclosed are topical applications containing the novel composition.


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Steven S Kantner, Wilhelm Kuester: Use of pendant free-radically polymerizable moieties with polar polymers to prepare hydrophilic pressure sensitive adhesive compositions. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Eloise J Maki, November 16, 1999: US05985990 (106 worldwide citation)

Cross-linked, hydrophilic pressure sensitive adhesive compositions, (meth)acrylate-functional polar polymers which serve as precursors to them, and medical products using such adhesives are disclosed. The cross-linked polymer is prepared by free-radically cross-linking reactive polymers that are fun ...


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Steven S Kantner: Polyalkyloxazoline-reinforced acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Richard Francis, April 12, 1988: US04737410 (101 worldwide citation)

Pressure-sensitive adhesives comprise blends of acrylate copolymer copositions with polyalkyloxazolines. The blends exhibit enhanced cohesive strength with balanced adhesive properties and are useful as coatings for sheet materials.


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Katharina J Bischof, Wilhelm Kuester, Steven S Kantner: Polar, lipophilic pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions and medical devices using same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Eloise J Maki, September 19, 2000: US06121508 (74 worldwide citation)

A hydrophilic, pressure-sensitive adhesive composition prepared by irradiating solid poly(N-vinyl lactam) with ionizing radiation to crosslink the poly(N-vinyl lactam) and thereafter mixing the radiation-crosslinked poly(N-vinyl lactam) with essentially unirradiated plasticizer in an amount sufficie ...


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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.


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Steven S Kantner, Ramesh C Kumar, Gilbert L Eian: Method of making vinyl-silicone copolymers using mercapto functional silicone chain-transfer agents and release coatings made therewith. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Janice L Dowdall, July 16, 1991: US05032460 (70 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing vinyl-silicone copolymers which involves the use of a mercapto-functional silicone compound as a macromolecular chain transfer agent. Release coatings and low adhesion backsizes comprising the vinyl-silicone copolymers.


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Steven S Kantner, Nancy J Rustad, James S Stefely: Hydrophilic pressure sensitive adhesives. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, John H Hornickel, August 26, 1997: US05660178 (55 worldwide citation)

A hydrophilic, pressure sensitive adhesive of a poly(ethylene oxide) derived network plasticized with an essentially non-volatile, polar plasticizer present in an amount sufficient to form a cohesive, pressure sensitive adhesive. The polymeric network is prepared from an oligomeric precursor compris ...


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Kathleen M Bryan, Steven S Kantner, Joseph L Galatowitsch, Terry G Hargroder, Jerome E Strand: Biomedical electrode having centrally-positioned tab construction. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, John H Hornickel, July 28, 1992: US05133356 (50 worldwide citation)

A biomedical electrode which generally comprises a conductor member partially overlapping a separator construction. The conductor member is preferably a thin flat, flexible member having a pad portion and a tab portion. The tab portion overlaps the separator construction in a manner which centrally ...