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William Alston Haile, Scott Ellery George, Wesley Raymond Hale, Waylon Lewellyn Jenkins: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. January 24, 2006: US06989193 (57 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are water-dispersible fibers derived from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25° C. The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispe ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale: Compatibilized blends of biodegradable polymers with improved rheology. Eastman Chemical Company, Betty J Boshears, Louis N Moreno, Bernard J Graves Jr, May 6, 2008: US07368503 (50 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a blend of biodegradable polymers comprising: (A) about 5% to about 95% by weight of at least one flexible biodegradable polymer (A) having a glass transition less than about 0° C., (B) about 5% to about 95% by weight of at least one rigid biodegradable polymer (B) having a ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale, Candace Michele Tanner: Polymer blends with improved notched impact strength. Eastman Chemical Company, B J Boshears, Bernard J Graves Jr, January 9, 2007: US07160977 (44 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a blend of biodegradable polymers comprising: (A) about 70% to about 80% by weight of at least one flexible biodegradable polymer (A) having a glass transition less than about 0° C., (B) about 30% to about 20% by weight of at least one rigid biodegradable polymer (B) having ...


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William Alston Haile, Scott Ellery George, Wesley Raymond Hale, Waylon Lewellyn Jenkins: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, Bernard J Graves Jr, March 8, 2011: US07902094 (42 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are water-dispersible fibers derived from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25° C. The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispe ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale, Ted Calvin Germroth: Multilayer films. Eastman Chemical Company, B J Boshears, Bernie Graves, March 9, 2004: US06703115 (38 worldwide citation)

There are provided novel multilayer films comprising a layer comprising a thermoplastic polymer, such as an aliphatic-aromatic copolyester (AAPE), with or without filler, and a layer comprising a filled thermoplastic polymer. The polymers in the layers may be the same or different. The multilayer fi ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale, Candace Michele Tanner: Polymer blends with improved rheology and improved unnotched impact strength. Eastman Chemical Company, Betty J Boshears, Louis N Moreno, Bernard J Graves Jr, May 6, 2008: US07368511 (30 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a blend of biodegradable polymers comprising: (A) about 15% to about 60% by weight of at least one flexible biodegradable polymer (A) having a glass transition less than about 0° C., (B) about 85% to about 40% by weight of at least one rigid biodegradable polymer (B) having ...


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William Alston Haile, Scott Ellery George, Wesley Raymond Hale, Waylon Lewellyn Jenkins: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, May 21, 2013: US08444896 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are water-dispersible fibers derived from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25° C. The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispe ...


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William Alston Haile, Scott Ellery George, Wesley Raymond Hale, Waylon Lewellyn Jenkins: Processes for making water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, May 21, 2013: US08444895 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are water-dispersible fibers derived from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25° C. The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispe ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale, David Gayle Salyer: Polyester-polycarbonate compositions. Eastman Chemical Company, B J Boshears, Bernard J Graves Jr, June 5, 2007: US07226985 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are polymer compositions comprising: (A) a first component comprising about 1 to 99 percent by weight at least one polyester (A) comprising: (1) diacid residues selected from the group consisting of terephthalic acid residues, isophthalic acid residues and mixtures thereof, and (2) diol re ...


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William Alston Haile, Scott Ellery George, Wesley Raymond Hale, Waylon Lewellyn Jenkins: Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters. Eastman Chemical Company, Polly C Owen, May 7, 2013: US08435908 (11 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are water-dispersible fibers derived from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25° C. The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispe ...