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Water soluble/dispersible and easy removable cationic adhesives and coating for paper recycling

United States Patent

November 29, 2005
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The present invention is an adhesive or coating composition that is dispersible or dissolvable in water, making it useful in as a coating or adhesive in paper intended for recycling. The composition of the present invention is cationically charged thereby binding with the fibers of the paper slurry and thus, resulting in reduced deposition of adhesives on equipment during the recycling process. The presence of the composition of the present invention results in stronger interfiber bonding in products produced from the recycled fibers.
Deng; Yulin (Marietta, GA), Yan; Zegui (Marietta, GA)
Georgia Tech Research Corporation (Atlanta, GA)
09/ 621,695
July 21, 2000
GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under contract No. DE-FC36-99GO10379, awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this Invention.