Abstract

A method of modifying the surface of a substrate which comprises a fibrous material. According to the present invention, the surface is brought into contact with a type of amphiphilic block copolymer which comprises one or several hydrophilic polymeric blocks and one or several hydrophobic polymeric blocks. Approximately 0.01-3 g/m 2 of the amphiphilic block …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Arto Salminen, Jukka Seppälä
Assignees (initial): Helsinki University of Technology (TKK, FI)
Agents: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Eric Hug (USPTO dept. 1741)

Claims

  • 1. A method of treating the surface of a substrate which comprises a fibrous material …
  • 2. The method according to claim 1 , characterized by applying approximately 0.001-10 g/m 2 of an amphiphilic …
  • 3. The method according to claim 1 , wherein the amphiphilic polymer has a form …

International priority data

FI: 20051234 / Dec. 1, 2005 (national)

Cited documents

Patents

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Drawings

Brief Description of Drawings

In the following, the present invention will be examined more closely with the aid of a detailed description and the accompanying drawings. The patent or application file contains at least …

Description

Brief Summary

The present invention relates to a method of modifying the printability properties of a surface of a substrate which comprises fibre-rich material, especially the printing surface of paper or cardboard. …

Production of a PEO-b-OSA Copolymer

Polyethylene oxide (20 g; 2 mmol) and n-octadecenyl succinic acid anhydride (5.3 g; 15.1 mmol) are put into a laboratory bottle, into which a flow of nitrogen is led. The mixture …

Production of a PEO-b-OSA Copolymer

Polyethylene oxide (20 g; 3.33 mmol) and n-octadecenyl succinic acid anhydride (3.5 g; 9.98 mmol) are put into a laboratory bottle, into which a flow of nitrogen is led. The mixture …

More details about Method of Modifying the Printing Surface of Paper or Board

Miscellaneous patent data

The patent extension term is 531 days, the application was published on Dec. 1, 2006, numbered 12/085,665 (application), the patent was granted on Dec. 24, 2013, the exemplary claims include number 1, the grant number is 08613830, particularly claims a method of treating the surface of a substrate which comprises a fibrous…, the primary classification Synthetic resin has been designated to the document, the assignee classification - a foreign company or corporation, 10 figures are supplied with the description, the drawings include the following: synthesis of typical amphiphilic structures, four possible structural variations of an amphiphilic, Method of Modifying the Printing, Schematic presentation of the behaviour, the invention is titled Method of Modifying the Printing Surface of Paper or Board, the assignee organization is Helsinki University of Technology, located in TKK (FI), similar patents are classified under Inhibiting or restricting drainage through mold, product cutting device, applied as foil, Cellulose, Water-insoluble compounds, e.g. fillers, pigments, Hydrocarbons, Composite fibres, cutting and / or slitting, plural or specified mechanical defibering step, Vibratile or moving member treating stock, the protection scope is defined by 14 claims, the recorded agent's company is Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP, the inventor's first name is Arto, and his last name is Salminen, developed by Arto Salminen et al., the application was examined by Eric Hug (1741 USPTO department), the recorded applicant's name is Arto Salminen, the invention description is illustrated by 5 drawings.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under With coating after drying, Paper base, Synthetic resin, Paper support composition specified, Paper base, Fat, fatty oil, or higher fatty acid, Carboxyl groups or derivatives thereof. The designated search classifications include Ester type, Fat, fatty oil, or higher fatty acid, Paper base, Textile or cellulose base, Solid polymer derived from polyhydroxy reactant and polycarboxylic acid or derivative reactant; or derived from di- or higher ester of a polycarboxylic acid as sole reactant, Nitrogen containing, Textile or cellulosic base, With unique pattern, Receiving medium, Ester type, Synthetic resin, Previously formed solid polymer containing chemically combined carbohydrate admixed with a chemical treating or ethylenic agent, SPFI, SICP, or solid polymer, Paper support composition specified, With coating after drying, Paper base, Particles present in ink receptive layer, Mixed with reactant containing more than one 1,2-epoxy group per mole or polymer derived therefrom, Modified polyvinyl alcohol ink receptive layer, Mixed with carboxylic acid or derivative or polymer derived therefrom, Having property to receive other media in addition to ink jet composition.

Patent details
Publication number 08613830
Publication date Dec. 24, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 12/085,665
Application date Dec. 1, 2006
Application type U
Application series code 12
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2007/063172
Int. publication Jun. 7, 2007
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/FI2006/000400
Filed internationally Dec. 1, 2006
National stage date Aug. 28, 2008
Extension term 531
National classification 162/164.1
Total number of claims 14
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 5
Number of figures 10
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